About the event: Stouts N Staches brought together local bars and restaurants on Windward Ave. for a block party-style fundraiser to raise awareness for the Movember movement, and funding for Venice Family Clinic’s men’s health programs. Participating locations included Surfside Venice, Larry’s, Bank of Venice, Townhouse, Barlo Kitchen + Cocktails, and High Rooftop Lounge
About Movember: The Movember Foundation is a global charity raising funds and awareness for men’s health. These funds deliver breakthrough research and support services to allow men to live longer, healthier, happier lives. Since 2003, millions have joined the men’s health movement, raising more than $650 million and funding over 1,000 programs through impact investments, focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity.
About Venice Family Clinic: Venice Family Clinic’s mission is to provide quality primary health care to people in need. VFC is the largest community health center on the Westside of Los Angeles County, with 12 sites in Venice, Santa Monica, Mar Vista, Inglewood, and Culver City, serving 26,000 men, women, and children annually.
The Stouts N Staches event featured a variety of beers and stouts from local breweries such as Santa Monica Brew Works, Stone Brewing and Golden Road. At Surfside, attendees enjoyed free mustache and beard trims, a braid bar, men’s health screenings, and samples from California Beard Company and Dr. Scobii Superfoods. The VIP Stache Lounge offered beer and whiskey tastings, gift bags and more. Guests also enjoyed live music from Jack of Hearts (Bob Dylan Tribute Band) and The Gumbo Brothers. There was even a “Best in MO” competition. Fun!
Thanks to SpinPR for hosting such an awesome annual event, and thanks to the following sponsors: Stone Brewing Co., Freebird Rides, Dollar Shave Club, Men’s Health Magazine, LA Weekly, Venice Paparazzi, California Beard Oil Company, Dr. Scobii Superfoods, American Born Whiskey and Elijah Craig Whiskey.
All photos by Venice Paparazzi’s Edizen Stowell, Irina Sarnetskaya, and Alexandra Hummel.
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