The Regional Municipality of Durham

Media Advisory

Councillors losing facial hair after Regional Chair wins challenge

WHITBY, ON October 30, 2013 – Members of the media are advised that Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer Roger Anderson will shave the facial hair of Durham Regional Councillors Bob Chapman and Adrian Foster, in response to a fundraising challenge.


Friday, Nov. 1 at 11:30 a.m.


The Regional Municipality of Durham Headquarters, 605 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby in the Upper Galleria.


To shave the facial hair of two members of Durham Regional Council — Bob Chapman and Adrian Foster — who announced they would participate if Chair Anderson raised at least $1,000 towards prostate cancer awareness.


This event is being held on Nov. 1, as it marks the first day of Movember. This initiative is dedicated to raising awareness and funds for prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges. For additional information, please visit


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