September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month

Whereas, Prostate cancer constitutes 19% of all cancer diagnoses and 8% of all cancer deaths; and

Whereas, In Ohio an estimated 5,840 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 1,020 deaths will occur; and

Whereas, Men with relatives – father, brother, son – with a history of prostate cancer are twice as likely to develop the disease; and

Whereas, Veterans are 1.5 times more likely to get prostate cancer; and

Whereas, Prostate cancer is most commonly diagnosed cancer in American Men and the third leading cause of cancer death behind lung and colon cancer; and

Whereas, this year approximately 161,360 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States alone every year – that’s one man every 3.3 minutes and roughly 26,730 die this year from the disease – which is one man every 20 minutes; and

Whereas, 1 in 8 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. African American men are at the highest risk for the disease with a rate of 1 in 6 men. African American men are 2.3 times more likely to die from the disease: and

Whereas, Education regarding prostate cancer and early detection strategies is critical to saving lives, preserving, and protecting our families; and

Whereas, all men are at risk for prostate cancer and we encourage the citizens of (City) to increase the importance of prostate screenings.


Friday, October 31, 2014

Grow and Give Fundraiser

Petey and I are participating in Grow & Give to save lives and end prostate cancer. Help Petey and I by joining Grow & Give or making a donation.
One in seven American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. That's one in seven fathers, sons, husbands, brothers, partners, and friends. That’s a lot of dudes in need of your support. Please join me in growing your facial hair to do good for your fellow man! You can also make a donation to my efforts and help create Generation ZERO - the first generation of men free from prostate cancer. See more at

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Grow & Give To End Prostate Cancer

It’s November and everywhere you look, men are sporting mustaches and beards. Join the facial hair-growing phenomenon to raise funds and awareness to end prostate cancer with ZERO’s Grow & Give campaign! Did you know that growing your beard, mustache, and whatever else you choose will not only make you manly, but also make you one of the good guys? Beard up and do good by supporting the 1 in 7 American men that will get prostate cancer during their lifetime. Click here to get started! Can't commit to fuzz? Support Team ZERO's Grow & Give efforts with a livesaving donation.

REGISTER HERE!

What’s the Deal?

The Grow & Give Rulebook? Yeah, it doesn’t exist. We’re not about rules, we’re about helping save lives. All you need to do is to set up a webpage and encourage your friends and family to support your journey to gain facial hair cred. You can go it alone or create a team and get your buddies and colleagues involved. Start November 1 or any day this month and grow all month long. Ask people to give and sponsor whatever you have decided to grow. Staches, goatees, soul patches, beards, chops, burns - you name it, we want you to grow it. Take some photos of your new fuzz and post them. Not only will you be warmer and manlier, you’ll end the month on high note knowing you have helped your fellow man. It’s fun, easy, and it saves lives. Ladies, you can join in the fun too by starting a team, fundraising, and getting the men in your life to make their health a priority.

Help Spread the Word

In addition to sending your fundraising page to family and friends for donations and posting pictures of your fuzz on social media, you can help spread the word and grow the movement by printing your own stickers and rack cards to share with family, friends, colleagues, and organizations in your community. Click here to print stickers. Please note that you'll need to purchase specific labels to print the sticker on. Visit onlinelabel.com and purchase label number OL225. Click here to print rack cards.

Why ZERO?

Our mission is to end prostate cancer. We are patients, past and present – unwilling to back down. We are friends and family, loved ones of those engaged in the fight to the end. We are employees and professionals, tired of seeing the people we care about suffer. Our passion is making prostate cancer a national priority 365 days out of every year and creating Generation ZERO - the first generation of men free from prostate cancer. Join Grow & Give now and help declare one number above others: ZERO.

Where Does the Money Go?

Not in our pockets, but directly to fighting prostate cancer and helping save lives. No other prostate cancer organization can beat our 98 cents on every dollar, which goes towards programs and activities to end it, slay it, destroy it, and terminate it. Help us lead the fight to end the disease by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families.

City of Groveport

Thank you Mayor Westcamp for supporting Prostate Cancer Awareness in Grobeport, Ohio.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Highbanks Metro Park

Today was the last Commit To Be Fit Healthy Hike for the fall. Petey has enjoyed the hikes that he had taken and can't wait for the winter hikes.He also met Jeff Hogan today!

Petey met Jeff Hogan today!

The Last Commit To Be Fit Healthy Hike

Petey met Jeff Hogan at the last Commit To Be Fit Healthy Hike at Highbanks Metro Park