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September 30, 2015

To give our fundraising efforts a boost, Team Boettcher decided to hold a weekend event at the Redbank Plains Shopping Village. We were fortunate that the Ipswich Mayor, Paul Pisasale and Councillor Paul Tully are such good sports, as Matt dared them to be painted blue alongside him. He even said he would match their donations if they went along with it. Luckily (or…

September 29, 2015
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Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Mark Holden chats to Dave on Sea FM Mackay about prostate cancer, getting regular health checks, early diagnosis and Blue September.

 

September 29, 2015
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Ryan Brook lost his dad to prostate cancer 11 years ago. He was 56.

Every fortnight at work, Ryan raises money by cooking and serving food to his colleagues, with all donations going to a charity of their choice.

In memory of his dad, Ryan held his September charity fundraising initiative to raise funds for Blue September – a fitting cause in remembrance of his dad,…

September 29, 2015

On a wet Saturday morning, 25 motorbikes and 2 cars set out for a ride like none other: Woy Woy Ulysses ride for Blue September.

Organised by Ulysses member Geoff Parsons, the club set out on a beautiful weekend trip from the NSW central coast up to Denman to raise funds and awareness for men’s cancers. Geoff, a cancer survivor, led the troops up through the…

September 28, 2015
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On the last Blue Friday‬ of September, one of our biggest fundraising events was held at Bulleen Oval in Bulleen, VIC. The annual Hacer‬ Blue September Football Match. The football match was between the Hacer Group employees and their sub-contractors.

Channel 9 presenter & Blue September‬ ambassador Clint Stanaway was there for the official coin toss and, alongside the gold coin donations, BBQ and raffle, ‪the Hacer Group‬ were able to raise…

September 21, 2015
September 17, 2015

Stephanie Demkiw is a proud supporter of Blue September and the fight against cancer in men. Here is the story of her father Michael and why, along with her siblings, Stephanie is joining the fight.

My name is Stephanie Demkiw, I am a surgical trainee at St Vincent’s Hospital.

I am working toward becoming a urologist and ultimately looking after men like my dad who had…

September 14, 2015

The north of Melbourne turned an amazing shade of blue on Sunday 13th September as Autobarn Sunbury hosted a Family Fun Day.

Adam and his team painted the store – and themselves – blue for men’s cancer awareness and the whole community got involved as well. From a petting zoo to jumping castles, face painting, snags and fairy floss, Autobarn Sunbury were able to raise over $800 for men’s cancer…

September 11, 2015

“It has been six years since our dearly loved son passed away from bowel cancer. He was a wonderful brother, uncle, and father to four beautiful children. From the outside, it appears that we have healed, but the loss is forever in our hearts. We will always have the blessing of memories – how lucky we are to have had him in our lives.

That’s…

September 10, 2015

Spectrum Fire & Security are the latest national company to join the fight against men’s cancers by hosting a Blue Friday in their office!

Led by their awesome Blue September cheerleader Nicole, Spectrum put on a morning tea, a BBQ and even a guessing game competition.

When asked why they were supporting Blue September, Nicole replied, “We decided to participate in Blue September for a couple of reasons. Firstly…

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