No Shave November Raises Over $35,000 For St. Jude

(L-R): WMN's George Meeker, Bob Reeves, and Lou Ramirez present awards at the No Shave November "Beard Bash."

Gentlemen, start your razors. The first annual “No Shave November” competition benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital officially closed yesterday, November 30. Numerous fundraising goals of $2,500; $5,000; $10,000; and $20,000 were surpassed with the final total reaching over $35,000.

Participants and supporters celebrated with a “Beard Bash” at The Moose Music Row last night. Prizes were awarded for a variety of beardtastic categories and selected by a panel of celebrity judges including: A Rocket to the Moon (Fueled by Ramen band of Andrew Cook, Eric Halvorsen, Justin Richards, Nick Santino), Duane Allen and Joe Bonsall from The Oak Ridge Boys, Matt and Ryan Fleener from The Dirt Drifters, Tom Gossin from Gloriana, Casey James, Neal McCoy, The McClymonts (Mollie and Samantha McClymont), John Rich and Blake Shelton.

“No Shave November” Winners

The Whisker Reward (to the beard that raised the most money):
Billy Greenwood ($3,185)

The MVP award (to the person who did the most to spread the word about the event):
Chuck Aly

The More Salt Than Pepper award (to the beard with the most gray):
Damon Moberly

The Shoulda Shaved November award (to the worst beard):
Bob Reeves

The Lindsay Lohan award (to the best mug shot):
Andy Woods

The Hairy Potter award (to the person who looks the most like Harry Potter with a beard):
John Flint

The Beard of the Year award:
Brian Bowling

(L-R): Peter Strickland (Warner Music Nashville SVP of Brand Management & Sales), Tyler Wall (WMN), Bob Reeves (WMN VP of Promotion), April Johnson (WMN), George Meeker (WMN), Brian Bowling (“The Beard of the Year”), WSIX’s Billy Greenwood (“The Whisker Award”), Lou Ramirez (WMN), Country Aircheck’s Chuck Aly (“The MVP Award”)


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