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Last Friday Club's Movember #TacheOfTheYear

Published 3rd Dec 2013 by Rebecca Greenhough

​A group of charitable attendees of Last Friday Club have participated in the prostate awareness campaign Movember and last week, the winner was announced.

With their impressive moustache's men across the world raise vital funds and awareness for prostate and testicular cancer and mental health. As an independent global charity, Movember’s vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health.

This year’s Movember was organised by the Last Friday Club. The Last Friday Club meet on the last Friday of every month at Bar Eleven from 12:30pm. The monthly networking group is free to attend and open to all local businesses with attendees' first drink free.

Thanks goes to Chamber members and particpants; Jason Costello from the Forget Me Not Children's Hospice, David Amies and Jeremy Cook from Ramsdens Solicitors LLP, Richard Armitage from Print Pod, Tony Kenny from Code Blue Group, Steve Bradley from Pennine Business Partners, Simon Martin from Capable IT and Matt Cork from Moore Finance. Along with local businessmen; Adrian Bird from the The Apprentice Finder, Nick Akerman from The Porkery, Jamie Watson from Fusion IT and Mohammed Ahmed from Translate UK..

The winner was voted by all the attendees for the 'Tache of the Year' as Chamber member Steve Bradley from Pennine Business Partners.

Steve commented “I am honoured and humbled to have been voted #TacheOfTheYear by Last Friday Club members, it was a close run thing with some elegant and hairy competition. It’s great to be able to have a little bit of fun while raising funds for the cause of men’s health.”

Sinéad Sopala, Director of Marketing at member company and event partner, Ramsdens commented; “A huge thanks to all the gents that took part in November’s Movember efforts raising vital funds and awareness. Well done guys for your facial hair growing and fundraising efforts.”

It wasn't just the men that got involved Sinead herself joined in the Movember fundraising by running the Leeds 5k.

The Last Friday Club is run in partnership with Ramsdens Solicitors LLP, Barclays and Begbies Traynor.

Join us at our December event on Friday 20th for a festive lunch from 12:30pm at Bar Eleven.

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