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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Good Beer Doing Good Things

Molly Maguire's Megan and The PubScout
I may be heading down to Molly Maguire's Blackpoint Inn in Rumson tonight, and for a few reasons. First, it's a neat pub with a great beer selection and an outstanding chef--Steve Farley. Second, one of my favorite breweries--Ommegang--will be taking over some of the taps tonight. Third, they will be doing that for a very good cause--to help in the fight against Prostate Cancer.

The event is part of a national network called Pints for Prostates. The website says that Pints for Prostates

"is a grassroots campaign that uses the universal language of beer to reach men with an important health message. Founded by beer writer and prostate cancer survivor Rick Lyke in 2008, the campaign raises awareness among men about the importance of regular health screenings and early detection by making appearances at beer events, social networking and pro bono advertising....Pints for Prostates partners with healthcare providers, organizations and suppliers; brewers, restaurants, retail stores, beer industry groups and other interested parties to get critical information to men."

There is no shortage of information, treatment options and support for other insidious forms of the disease like breast or pancreatic cancers. Prostate Cancer deserves the same treatment. Check out the CNN video here.

What better way to get the word out to my fellow male beer drinkers than by using beer as a vehicle? Drinking beer (in this case, Ommegang) and helping raise men's awareness of this disease seems a marriage made in heaven.

As a prostate cancer survivor myself, I fully support his effort. And if you have any questions about my excellent treatment and results at ProCure in Somerset, NJ just ask!

Cheers! The PubScout

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