GeoSmart Energy – from making lives more comfortable to saving lives (Movember 2010)

December 1, 2010

Cambridge, ON – The men and women at GeoSmart Energy made the leap this month from making people’s lives more comfortable to helping save lives. As active participants in Movember, a national fundraising campaign for Prostate Cancer Canada, the small but passionate corporate team has successfully raised over $8,700 for the cause, building awareness and generating greatly needed funds for prostate cancer research.

“Every 18 minutes a man dies from prostate cancer,” says Robert Longphee, GeoSmart Energy’s director of communications and captain of the company’s Men of Movember Campaign team. “This was an easy cause for us to rally around because we recognized that that ‘man’ could be someone’s husband, father, son, brother, uncle, cousin or friend – it really hit close to home.”
Applying the same passion that has made GeoSmart Energy the most experienced and respected name in renewable energy, the family-oriented corporate team readily signed up at the beginning of November to become Mo Bros or Mo Sistas. Movember challenges men (Mo Bros) to change their appearance and the face of men’s health by growing a moustache over 30 days. Mo Sistas provide encouragement and support.“We’re grateful to our family of geothermal and solar dealers and renewable energy suppliers, who, along with family, friends and colleagues, have enthusiastically supported our team with their donations,” says Longphee. “It’s gratifying to see so many people pitching in to generate awareness and funds for this important cause.”Donations are still flowing into the team as the campaign enters its final week. To support the GeoSmart Men of Movember team to fund prostate cancer research, donate online to GeoSmart Men of Movember or visit our website at Donations will be gratefully accepted until December 5.
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Media Contacts:

Robert J. Longphee, Director, Communications & Public Relations
GeoSmart Energy
290 Pinebush Road, Cambridge, ON  N1T 1Z6
t: 866.310.6690
f: 866.533.3889