Eastern Iowa Sheriff’s Dept. Make Drastic Change, Here’s Why
With Halloween being only being 6 days away, that means the month of November is almost upon us. November has always personally been one of my favorite months. It's normally the month right before the weather starts to get too cold, thanksgiving is in November, and it's also the time of the year you start to notice a lot of guys channeling their inner lumberjack.
#NoShaveNovember gives anyone who wants to participate the chance to ditch the razors and/or clippers for the entire month and grow out the best beard or mustache they can. For some participants, it's a great excuse to be lazy and just not shave (me) for others, it can be a fun way to support a worthy cause. That's exactly what the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office is going to do.
In a recent press release, Sherrif Tony Thompson has announced that not only will the Sheriff's Office participate in No-Shave November, they're going to keep it running through the month of December as well.
Don't be surprised if you see any deputies or office workers sporting a beard and showing up to work wearing blue jeans these upcoming months. According to the press release, the Black Hawk County Sherrif Office will allow employees to "violate" the neatly trimmed policy for the upcoming months. They will also be allowed to wear blue jeans to work. I think it'd be cool if they did an entire day dedicated to dressing like a lumberjack.
In the press release, Tony Thompson said
Every November, our office looks forward to going unshaven, wearing blue jeans, and doing other somewhat unorthodox things around the office that allows us to raise money for worthy causes in the community. This year, our staff has chosen to support an organization that goes above and beyond for our area veterans and that is the Black Hawk County Veteran Affairs.
The Blackhawk County Sheriff's Office is choosing to support the Black Hawk County Veterans affairs this November and December. Normally, No-Shave November is attached to cancer, as many cancer patients lose their hair while going through treatment. You may have heard of the phrase Mo-Vember which is where men will grow a mustache in November,r to help raise awareness for cancer, mental health, and suicide prevention.
Ditch the razors and clippers this November, pick any cause you'd like to support, and enjoy an entire month of growing out your facial hair. As someone who personally doesn't grow the best beard, I'll give it my best shot but I'm convinced it just stops growing at a certain length. Maybe this is my year...
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