Bell’s Brewery and Proper team up to fight cancer with beards, mustaches and beer

Bell’s Brewery, Inc. in partnership withThe Proper Possible Movement (Proper)and other Kalamazoo area businesses are teaming up to raise awareness and money to help fight cancer.

Two events will be held coinciding withNo-Shave November, a non-profit organization devoted to preventing the disease, saving lives and aiding those fighting the battle.

All money raised during these events will go to theWest Michigan Cancer Center.

The kick-off, “Shave the Date” party, will be held atUrban Modern Hair, 234 S. Kalamazoo Mall, in downtown Kalamazoo onNov. 1 at 6 p.m.

The party will offer participants an old fashioned clean shave while enjoying cans of Winter White and Two Hearted Ale. Victor Vague Photography will shoot “before” tin type portraits and a DJ will also perform. A complimentary shuttle service will transport guests from Urban to Bell’s Eccentric Café, courtesy of Maple Hill Auto Group.

A concluding “Beers with Beards” celebration will be held at the Café, 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., in downtown Kalamazoo, onNov. 26 at 8 p.m.

That event will feature a beard and mustache competition, a DJ, dancing, “after” photos fromVictor Vague Photographyand of course, plenty of Bell’s beer.

There will be a $5 suggested donation for admission at both events along with a $20 suggested donation for the shave.

Proper apparel pop-up shops and representatives from the West Michigan Cancer Center will also be at both events.

ABOUT BELL’S BREWERY, INC.

Bell's Brewery, Inc. began in 1985with a quest for better beer and a 15 gallon soup kettle. Since then, we've grown into a regional craft brewery that employs more than 200 people over a 19 state area, in addition to Puerto Rico and Washington DC. The dedication to brewing flavorful, unfiltered, quality craft beers that started in 1985 is still with us today. We currently brew over 20 beers for distribution as well as many other small batch beers that are served at our pub in Kalamazoo, the Eccentric Cafe. Our ongoing goal is to brew thoughtfully, creatively and artistically. We strive to bring an authentic and pleasant experience to all of our customers through our unique ales and beers. For more information, please visitbellsbeer.com.

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ABOUT PROPER

The Proper Possible Movement is a 501c3 non-profit organization and our mission is “to popularize proper behavior thru the creative arts”. This Kalamazoo-based social movement is intended to positively enhance human behavior by actively encouraging members of our local community to “do something proper”. Our organizational philosophy is that proper behavior curbs all issues currently plaguing American society and our awareness campaign is designed to encourage Kalamazoo residents to be mindful of their actions.