Potsdam, NY, Dec 19, 2012 — "Movember" is an annual, month-long event where men grow a "mo," or moustache, as part of a campaign to raise awareness and money for prostate cancer and men's health initiatives. It started in Australia over a decade ago and has spread throughout the world.
The rules are simple: be fully shaved at the start of the month and grow a moustache throughout the month of November. There are many different moustache styles that can be used, from fully-grown to hardly noticeable. All moustaches are accepted, no matter how much someone can grow.
In that time, millions of men with a desire to do good through facial hair, and the women who support them (the Movember organization calls them "mo bros and mo sistas") have raised almost $300 million.
Movember isn't as well known in the North Country as in some other places, but at Clarkson University in Potsdam, it's getting bigger. Go to full article