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Doing hard time for a good cause

Sometimes, being on the wrong side of the law can feel so good, like that time I crossed the street when the hand was flashing orange. The exhiliration! This year I am volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society for their annual Jail-N-Bail campaign! Jail-N-Bail involves mock arrests of willing and fun-loving participants who are taken to a …

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This Lethbian leaves love for little angels

When the Lethbian Lover doesn't get the shakes from withdrawl, he is a connoseur of fine wines and great value. So, of course he frequents Costco Liquor. And being in exceptionally good spirits (see what I did there?), sent a little love to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation.   Next time you're getting your drink-on, throw a …

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Quiet No More

It seems like every day owns some cause or another, and today happens to be Purple Day. It's all about epilepsy. Technically, all of March is epilepsy awareness month, and according Epilepsy Canada, "Over 300,000 Canadians battle the seizures of epilepsy every day. Each year another 15,000 are diagnosed with this neurological condition." Purple Day …

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Yet another chick took my money

Some old guy stopped by my office today, doing an Easter fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters Lethbridge, using these cute chicks as bait. For a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lethbridge you can put an Easter smile on the face of a freind, family member or co-worker. Their cheeps were so cute! I love …

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Catwalk gives to cat ranch; donates even more from sales

Catwalk Salon Spa is being awesome again, this time showing their support for the Last Chance Cat Ranch, and the tragedy that befell it. Jo-Anne writes: Due to the horrible tragedy at Last Chance Cat Ranch, Catwalk Salon Spa has donated $500.00 to the the non-profit organization. We will also be donating $1.00 from every …

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Last Chance Cat Ranch needs your help

As reported by Lethbridge News, the Last Chance Cat Ranch burnt down yesterday: Lethbridge Animal Services posted a message on the City of Lethbridge Facebook page stating between the 17 cats they took in and the ones that other people brought in, Family Pet said their total was up to 28. The search will continue …

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So I won a hockey stick…thanks Movember!

You think I'd be done and over this already, but I just wanted to throw out there that thanks to Bert & Mac's Source for Sports & Movember Canada, I won myself an autographed Paul Stastny Sher-Wood Hockey Mo'Stick! I don't even like hockey! If this is your thing, you can still get yourself one and Sher-Wood will donate …

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Movember Moustache Mitten contest wrap-up

Now that Movember has passed, I want to give big thanks to everyone who helped with my fundraising efforts! Personally, I raised $625 dollars! Cumulatively the LCSA team raised $2909 big ones. And we were treated to a complimentary hot shave by Tommy Guns (gentlemen, seriously treat yourselves to this). So may I present Peter …

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Movember events around the city

Here's a round-up of the Movember events (that I've come across) happening in the city. Also, don't forget that there's still a few days left to enter my Movember Moustache Mitten contest, as well as a chance to win a pair of Gala Parté tickets. — LCSA's Cowboy Cabaret fundraiser this Friday The Lethbridge College …

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CONTEST! Win tickets to the Movember Gala Parté in Calgary.

That's right, another contest. This time I'm giving away 2 tickets to the Movember Gala Parté! The wrap-up party will feature live shows, prizes and general moustache mania. It's being held on November 30, 8PM at Cowboys in Calgary, so tell your fellow Calgarians about this too. All you have to do to enter is …

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Movember Moustache Mitten contest update #2. Only 5 days left!

Not including my collection box, I've so far raised $395 for Movember Canada! Thank you to all who have donated; you're helping support prostate cancer research and mens mental health. For those just finding out, I'm also holding a Movember Moustache Mitten contest. Details of the contest are here. If you haven't donated yet and …

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Movember Moustache Mitten contest update.

Folks, we have 10 entrants in the contest, who together have raised $360 so far. A big thanks to those who donated! I haven't received this much support since I dressed as a lady of the night, for Hallowe'en of course, getting big time pennies in my Unicef box. It was a little trying, but …

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CONTEST! Donate to Movember and be entered to win a pair of EDIT moustache mittens!

My good friend Joanne has offerred up a pair of her famous EDIT mittens, as a prize for anyone* who donates to the Movember cause from my Mospace. Take a look at these beauts: Why? Because my grandfather suffers from prostate cancer, and 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with it each year. I feel that …

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Skateistan builds ramps, not bombs

So my friend Erika lives in Afghanistan. She helps run a totally radical youth educational program called Skateistan: Skateistan is Afghanistan’s—and the world’s—first co-educational skateboarding school. The school engages growing numbers of urban and internally-displaced youth in Afghanistan through skateboarding, and provides them with new opportunities in cross-cultural interaction, education, and personal empowerment. Our students …

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Cowabunga! Pizza for a park

There’s been a lot of talk about a new skatepark in Lethbridge. And recently, the Lethbridge Skate Association got a nice boost from Panago to help achieve that goal: The LSA wants to send a huge thanks to Panago Pizza for donating Pizza coupons to be sold by the LSA as a fund-raiser! These coupons …

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