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Jro Vs Brous 40 Yard Dash for Puerto Rico – Official Race Montage

Two midde-aged, out of shape lafayette LA locals did a foot race to raise money for Puerto Rico Hurricane victims near Greenroom downtown on Vine St. All proceeds will go to Americares #teampbrous or #teamjro donations open until 10/24/2017.

Proceeds will go to Americares.

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Movember Contest & Auction Winners

30 days…

Dozens of posts…

Oodles of glorious mustache pics…

Multiple contests…

Countless donations…

Over $800 raised for men’s health

FOUR BIG WINNERS:

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Bloggers for Movember Update – Contests!

Happy Movember Monday to you all! Movember is now in full swing. I’ve been seeing some rad mustache progress being shared already and a handful of posts dedicated to the month of men’s health awareness. Bloggers are on top of their game this year, and I am pumped. You should be too.

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Today’s post comes with more updates about how to get involved and a few teasers of what we have to look forward to for the remainder of the BFM campaign. Hold on to your whiskers, we are about to go turbo MOde.

1. In case you didn’t already see the BFM team/network updates on Facebook and Twitter, here is how you can join our team (and network for those outside of the US).

To join the BFM team directly, simply register on www.movember.com, and join the team page. Aside from donations, pictures and blog post links can all be shared on the team page as well, so please take advantage of this year’s sexy format!

Those outside of the US can join us through the network page. The instructions are as follows:

  •  Register and log in to your Mo Space
  •  Click on Networks on the left hand side
  •  Search the network name Bloggers for Movember 2013
  •  Click join this network

You can also download the Movember app to keep up with the campaign while you are on the MOve. 

2. MOAR contests are happening this year. Last year, I did a banner design contest with the help of Tim Oh of Get Second Lunch, and it turned out to be fun and outstanding and incredible and spiffy, but it also turned me on to vlogging. I can’t believe it has been a year already. SO, get ready for a new, fun, outstanding, incredible, spiffy contest right here on 25toFly which will end in none other than a special vlog on BeccaTube announcing the winners. Camera tricks and all.

We will also have a Twitter auction, several giveaways, and a well-known company dedicating money to this year’s BFM campaign. Details are coming later this week and next week, so don’t you dare grab for your razor yet.

3. Here are some badges and banners you can use to bling out your blog and/or social media sites showing that you are supporting BFM and making the world that much better. You’re a hero.

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Lastly, if you are interested in dedicating a blog post to the cause, please send links directly to me at Cord.Rebecca@gmail.com so I can promote them! Also remember, likes and shares count just as much! Bloggers for Movember MOvement on Facebook and Twitter.

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Bloggers for Movember 2013 Begins!

Last year was an incredible year in the blogging world. Almighty Le Clown put together Bloggers for Movember which brought bloggers together for an amazing cause and allowed us to share our experiences with men’s health issues while supporting the worldwide movement that is Movember.  It was also my very first big blogging collaboration, which connected me with a slew of incredible people and bloggers and gave me the motivation and confidence to dive into so many other projects.

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The infamous Jackstache of BFM 2012

So this year, I am taking the reigns of Blogger for Movember. I have a very important story I’d like to tell about the importance of muscling through those screenings and check ups, but for today, the official 1st day of Movember, I’d like to start by handling a few orders of business.

1. The new Bloggers for Movember 2013 team is set up and ready to go. All you need to do to join in on the campaign is visit the official team page, click join, and follow the instructions. You are now an official member of a special team of bloggers that are out to make the world a little better by creating awareness for men’s health issues. You don’t have to donate, but of course it is encouraged!

2. Shave it all off! If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to bust out your sharpest razor and revert back to your baby face. Mustache growing contests are yet another way to have some fun and support the cause. If you can’t grow a Mo, slap on a fake one (see aforementioned Jackstache).  Keeping the world up to date on your lip brow is a great way to direct people to join us all in the glory of Movember, so keep the pictures coming. Post updates on your blog, Facebook, and Twitter! And be sure to submit them to the BFM Facebook page by e-mailing me at Cord.Rebecca@gmail.com. Be sure to Like the Facebook page while you are at it!

3. We need more than team members and donations. We need stories. We need to offer what we do best. We need to write. One of the most amazing things about BFM 2012 was how many people had something to share in regards to their experiences with men’s health in general, prostate and testicular cancer, mental heath, and much more. I know there are more people out there who’s stories could possibly help save someone’s life. So let’s get to sharing! If you have a post you would like to dedicate to BFM 2013, please send the link to me at Cord.Rebecca@gmail.com so that I can share it on the BFM Facebook page and in update posts right here on 25toFly.

November will be dedicated to nothing but BFM 2013 here on 25toFly. Let’s do this MoBros and MoSistas! I’m ready to blow this year’s campaign out of the water. If you would like to join me and this years behind the scenes team, or have any ideas regarding the campaign, please let me know in the comments or by e-mail. 

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What a Tease!

As y’all can see, the bannerific Movember prize teaser is up and shaking its ass for you. Please do not throw ones at it. Instead, take those dollars and donate them to the US bloggers for Movember team. Again, all you have to do to compete for one of those handsome looking mustached positions on my banner is click the Movember button to the right in my sidebar. It will lead you to the original contest announcement post which includes the US team page link where you can register to become a team member (easy as a prostitute) and donate any amount you want.

Again, come the end of November and out of all of the registered members who donate to the US team, four will be chosen at random and illustrated along side of me on my banner (created by the charming dashing smashing Mr. Tim). You will also win a spot on an added page link at the top of 25tofly that will recognize you as a winner and spotlight your blog… indefinitely! Remember that you can also get your name entered twice in the drawing by “Liking” the Bloggers for Movember Facebook page on top of joining and donating. Just be sure to let me know that you have done both.

I never thought I would feel so passionately about a cause like this, but it feels great to think that I can help make a difference. I give special thanks to the team of people who trusted letting me participate in this thing. I can’t wait to see the final result of this project.  In the meantime, be sure to stay tuned in on the Facebook page for links to all of the outstanding Movember blog posts throughout the month. From serious to side-splitting, some truly incredible stories by some amazing writers are being shared. Don’t miss out.

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US Movember Team Contest Announcement

Have you read the official Movember launch post by Le Clown yet? Go do that immediately before I give you an internet wedgie. Now that you have read the rules regarding donations, it’s time for you Mo Bros and Mo Sistas to help the US Bloggers for Movember team raise mo’ money than every team that ever existed ever. Maybe that’s not possible, but we can try. Here is how it will work:

Pay your ten cents. You know you want one.

What you will do: Go to the US Bloggers for Movember team page, register to be a team member, and make a donation. Remember, one cent counts just as much as one hundred cents, because fuck cancer! The process is so easy my long johns could do it. Unless you are my mom.
What I will do: At the end of Movember, I will enter the names of everyone who contributed to the team into a drawing. Although I may call y’all losers as a term of endearment, there will be four lucky winners chosen.
NOTE: Donations without registering for the team are MORE than welcome if you don’t care to participate in the drawing but still want to contribute.

The prize: I flirted with Tim over at SecondLunch until he agreed to illustrate a new banner for my blog. The banner will be an illustration of me and the lucky four winning bloggers doing something spiffy (with mustaches of course). Other details of the banner are a secret, but I assure you, you will want to be on it. You already know this if you are familiar with Tim’s work (I mean, who isn’t?). The winners’ blog names will be visible on the banner which I will keep up until January, and I will add a page link at the top of my blog showcasing the winners (letting their blogs forever live in infamy on 25tofly). Be on the look out for the banner teaser coming soon.

NOTE: If you “Like” the Bloggers for Movember Facebook page your name will be entered twice in the drawing for the banner position. Just be sure to send me a message or e-mail letting me know you did both so that I don’t miss it.

NOTE #102,937,821: Be sure to leave your blog link in a message with your donation or somewhere on your team member page so I can check you out.

Ready set Mo!

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