Thursday, November 3, 2011

GDC Manitoba - Pecha Kucha Night Vol.8...


PechaKucha8_Wpg_101, originally uploaded by Adrian J.K. Shum, CGD.

GDC Manitoba proudly presents the fourth and final Pecha Kucha night (Vol.8) for 2011 in Winnipeg on Thursday, 10 November at the Park Theater on South Osborne.

For more information about the event, speakers and more, visit GDC Manitoba online at http://www.gdc.net/chapters/manitoba.htm. To learn more about the PK movement, visit Pecha Kucha online at http://www.pecha-kucha.org/.

Additional information can be found via Twitter and on Facebook. You won't want to miss this final event for 2011... hope to see you there! Cheers!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

In Support of Movember 2011...


Movember2011, originally uploaded by Adrian J.K. Shum, CGD.

I've decided to participate in this year's Movember movement in support of prostate cancer initiatives... it's gonna be interesting.

During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces, in Canada and around the world. With their “Mo’s”, these men raise vital funds and awareness for men's health, specifically prostate cancer.

On Movember 1st, guys register at Movember.com with a clean-shaven face. For the rest of the month, these selfless and generous men, known as Mo Bros, groom, trim and wax their way into the annals of fine moustachery. Supported by the women in their lives, Mo Sistas, Movember Mo Bros raise funds by seeking out sponsorship for their Mo-growing efforts.

Mo Bros effectively become walking, talking billboards for the 30 days of November. Through their actions and words, they raise awareness by prompting private and public conversation around the often ignored issue of men’s health.

At the end of the month, Mo Bros and Mo Sistas celebrate their gallantry and valor by either throwing their own Movember party or attending one of the infamous Gala Part├ęs held around the world by Movember, for Movember.

You can support my Mo-growing efforts by donating to the cause: http://mobro.co/AdrianShum - thanks for your support!!!