Long lunch for ‘hairy blokes’

The Big Hairy Boys Lunch was enjoyed, all for men''s physical and mental health.

David and Lyndsay Sharp along with the committee from the Big Hairy Boys Lunch hosted the 16th annual lunch at Flying Brick Cider House on Friday 29 November.

The Big Hairy Boys Lunch attracted more than 230 men for lunch to raise money for aen’s health and suicide prevention.

The event began with a few blokes having a lunch at a pub in Geelong and has now turned into a major fund raiser.

Last year it raised more than $50,000 and this year’s event is on track to raise over $60,000.

All funds raised go in 2019 go to selected Charites like National Centre for Farmer Health, Lifeline Geelong, Movember Foundation, Australian Prostrate Research, Samaritan Hose Geelong, Barwon Health Foundation, Headspace and RUOK.

The wives and partners of the organising committee of the ‘hairy men’ were also involved, giving their time for free to be the front of house wait staff and serving food and drink.

Ross Stevenson form the successful Breakfast radio program on 3AW gave a speech and was ably supported by MC Ian Cover from the Coodabeens weekly radio show on the ABC. 

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