Police on board for Movember

THE boys in blue are doing their bit for Beyond Blue this month by growing all sorts of weird and wonderful moustache creations for Movember.

Whitsunday and Proserpine police stations have rallied together for moral support while they raise as much money for men's health as possible and hope their stubborn facial hair will transform into the thickest handle-bar moustaches by November 30. Whitsunday Police Sergeant Barry Haran said about 12 officers from the two stations were involved in the month-long fundraiser.

“We are all throwing the whisker on,” he said.

“And we're approaching $1000 so far.”

Most police stations throughout Queensland are also involved with the total Queensland police tally reaching $7000 so far.

The Whitsunday Times male staff have also been trying their luck with the facial hair fiesta and are pushing for donations to reach their target of $1500.

With just over two weeks left in November, people are urged to open their wallets for the cause.

All money raised for Movember goes toward vital funds and awareness for men's health, specifically prostate cancer and depression in men.

To donate visit http://au.movember.com/donate/ or drop in to the Police stations or the Times office.


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