Oberon becomes Moberon – and it’s all for a good reason

MOBERON: Oberon Council general manager Gary Wallace is one of nine people already signed up for Movember.

MOBERON: Oberon Council general manager Gary Wallace is one of nine people already signed up for Movember.

FATHERS, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about; men are dying too young.

That’s why this November, the people of Oberon are supporting Movember, a charity initiative to raise awareness about men’s health.

Oberon Council will be putting moustaches on its trucks and changing the town entry signs to read “Moberon”.

And local companies are being urged to take part. 

Team captain AJ Jack said men are often reluctant to talk about their health issues, particularly mental health issues.

“All this can be done simply by being clean shaven on November 1 and growing a moustache ’til November 30. Don’t let it join at the bottom, because that’s a beard. 

"Movember gives a good opportunity to approach subjects openly, while having fun and raising money. Instead of facing adversity with a stiff upper lip, they should face it with a hairy upper lip!”

Join the Oberon team at https://moteam.co/oberon with your Facebook account or email address.

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