November is now known as Mo-vember

Not sure if you have heard about the “Mo-vember” initiative. I briefly mentioned it at the last MOSSIG meeting. It was undertaken by Dave Lemphers, Microsoft, last year. This year MOSSIG are entering a team called “MOSSIG” and some of our members are keen to “grow-a-mo” – to raise funds for MENS HEALTH.

Male health is a major issue, did you know:

· Men are far less healthy than women. The average life expectancy of males is 6 years less than females.
· Every year in Australia 2,700 men die of prostate cancer – more than the number of women who die from breast cancer.
· Depression affects 1 in 6 men…Most don’t seek help. Untreated depression is a leading risk factor for suicide. Rates of suicide are more than double the national road toll.
Help us change the face of men’s health by sponsoring our mo’s or join us in growing-a-mo.

To sponsor the team go to http://www.movember.com.au/au/sponsor, enter the team name MOSSIG, choose someone from the team to sponsor and enter your credit card details.

To join the team go to http://www.movember.com.au/au/register, click on Join a Team enter your details. The Captain’s rego is 544 and Captain’s email is chris.oc@gmail.com. (Thanks to Chris O’Connor for registering the MOSSIG team, well done).

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