The Moustache Conversation

movember moustacheIt’s that time of year again, Movember is upon us and the growing of epic moustaches to raise money to combat men’s cancer begins.

Movember is both a charming and serious representation of the critical issues surrounding men’s cancers, notably prostate cancer.

Although many grow a moustache for November, not everyone contributes to the goal set out by the Movember Foundation. Movember is meant to both raise money and awareness for prostate and many other men’s cancers.

The male population of Sun Peaks participates yearly in this campaign, and this year contributing to the cause personally affects one of Sun Peaks’ former locals, Bill Duncan who’s currently battling prostate cancer.

In an effort to help Duncan with his travel and other expenses during treatment, the community has rallied around him. There will be a breakfast buffet fundraiser at Masa’s Bar and Grill on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. with raffles and prizes. For those who can’t make that fundraiser, donations can be made at under “Bill Loves Bacon,” or by visiting the Facebook event page of the same name.

If you’re growing a Movember moustache yourself, or actively not growing one, register your name with Movember Canada to raise money for the cause. Or, if you see a local rocking a newly acquired moustache, make sure you reach into your wallet and donate to help accomplish the Movember Foundations goal to “change the face of men’s health.”

Click here to make your Movember donation.

Help us bring you more local news

SPIN has been able to serve Sun Peaks as its sole news source for over 20 years thanks to the overwhelming support of our community. Join over 126 of your neighbours and become a monthly or yearly member so that we can continue to regularly publish the digital newsletters and stories our readers rely on.

Help us hit our summer membership goal of 20 new members!

SPIN has been bringing Sun Peaks together for 21 years.

Become a member or upgrade your contribution so we can keep connecting you with our neighbours and our home.

This site uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Scroll to Top