No Shave November 2014

Here’s how you can participate

     1)  Grow that facial hair and when people ask you why-tell them you’re showing support for prostate cancer awareness in Arkansas.  

     2)  Get your co-workers and friends to participate!

     3)   Wear a “I grow my beard for….” Button for only $1 dollar available at any First Security Bank Branch location or through our office. Help personalize this campaign by citing an individual you know that has or is battling prostate cancer. 

     4)    Make a tax deductible donation to the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation by stopping by any First Security Bank location or via online through Paypal by hitting the Donate button below. 

     5)  Be sure to mention at the First Security Bank location your contribution for NO SHAVE NOVEMBER in support of the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation's campaign against prostate cancer.

BUTTON PICK UP LOCATIONS

1)   The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation office: 1910 N. Grant Street, Suite 1-A, Little Rock, Arkansas 72207;

2)  All First Security Bank Locations; 

3)  Call Patrick Presley at 501-379-8027 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for all First Security locations.

 

PROSTATE CANCER FACTS:
1) Each year in Arkansas, around 2,000 men are told they have prostate cancer.
2) In Arkansas, approximately 300 men will die this year from the disease.
3) Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed non-skin cancer in American Men.
4) Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death for men, behind lung cancer.
5) 1 out of every 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.
6) Every 17 minutes, 24/7 an American man dies from prostate cancer.
7) African American men have the highest prostate cancer incident rates in the world.
8) African American men have a prostate cancer mortality rate that is more than twice as high as that of white men with prostate cancer.
9) 29,720 American men are forecast to die from this deadly disease this year.
10) The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation provides education, patient support services, prostate cancer support groups and screening services to Arkansas's men and their families free of charge thanks to the generous support of individuals, corporations, the Arkansas State General Assembly and grants from various philanthropic foundations.

You should see a doctor immediately if you have any of the following symptoms:
1. Trouble urinating
2. Decreased force in urine stream
3. Blood in urine or semen
4. General pain in lower back, hips or thighs
5. Discomfort in pelvic area
6. Erectile Dysfunction

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