Showing posts from July, 2012

Movember Hosts Inaugural Global Prostate Cancer Survivorship Summit

Movember , an annual campaign started in Australia to raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer, uses November as a time to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and other cancers that affect men, by growing a moustache for the month of November. Men register for a fundraising page similar to walks, runs, and bike rides, but this time the race is to grow a fabulous mo. Men are to start November 1st clean shaven and for the rest of the month let their mo grow into a walking, talking billboards for the 30 days of November as people ask them about their mo which provides the opportunity to start private and public conversations around the often ignored issue of men’s health.

Real Life Saint Bernard Saves Girl

Most people know the name St. Bernard for the dog that was bred to rescue people in the Alps, which are in turn named for Saint Bernard of Menthon by way of Great St. Bernard Pass in Switzerland. This week in New York a man named St. Bernard is being hailed as a true savior and hero - a saint - after catching a girl that fell form a third story window. Stephen St. Bernard, bus driver and father of four, noticed a 7-year-old girl three stories up dancing on an air conditioning unit outside a Brooklyn building. Realizing this was a recipe for disaster and thinking what if that was one of his children, St. Bernard went up to the building below the girl. He swayed with her every move on the air conditioner so he matched her movement and when she sure enough fell, he was right there to catch her. Vidoe of the incident including the girl dancign and St. Bernard catching her can be see here . He suffered a torn tendon in his bicep while the girl received only minor injuries, far less th

The Art of Shaving Opens At Mayfair

The Milwaukee area just got a big shot in the arm when it comes to men's grooming with the addition of Wisconsin's first The Art of Shaving store at Mayfair Mall. According to their information: The Art of Shaving Shops Created in 1996, are the first of their kind; a masculine establishment set up to provide men with the finest shaving products and accessories. Our shops are operated by a team of shaving specialists who offer advice to customers on proper grooming techniques.

Brewers Add 15 Students To Scholarship Program

Once again the Milwaukee Brewers prove to be a positive force in the community above affecting the lives of its citizens above and beyond the entertainment on field. Fifteen Wisconsin students will be attending college this fall with the help of the Brewers Community Foundation’s Selig Scholars Program ,  Player Scholarships donated by several Milwaukee Brewers players and the Michael J. Bonan Scholarship Fund. With the Class of 2012, a total of 99 students have now been selected as scholarships recipients since 2003. Seven students will receive Selig Scholarships, named in honor of former Brewers President and current Commissioner of Baseball Allan H. (Bud) Selig. Six students will receive Player Scholarships and two will receive Michael J. Bonan Scholarships. The Selig Scholars receive $10,000 over four years, while Player Scholarship recipients receive one-year scholarships in the amount of $2,500 through funds donated by Brewers players Ryan Braun, Marco Estrada, Yovani Gallard