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Join us in Raising Awareness for Prostate Cancer

In the United States, 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. 

What is No Shave November? No Shave November is a campaign that occurs every year in the month of November to bring awareness to Prostate Cancer. Every November, men will participate by growing their facial hair over the course of the month by not shaving and donating what they would have spent to prostate cancer research. Thanksgiving photos will be memorable!

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer to affect men in the United States. Early detections are critical. It is recommended to start screenings and tests at the age of 50 after your first screening test you should re-test every 2-3 years. There are three options for testing available and it’s easy!

The PSA test is the easiest option and it is a simple blood test that shows the levels of prostate-specific antigen in your bloodstream. The Gleason score measures the amount of prostate cells when put under a microscope. The scores of the test ranges from 1-5. If the cells resemble normal prostate cells, then your score is lower.

To learn more about prostate cancer you can click this link to visit the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s website.

If you would like to participate we have two options. First, we are hosting an online fundraising campaign through the Prostate Cancer Foundation. And second, join us for our annual No Shave November campaign to raise awareness through social sharing. Please see below to participate! We encourage participation of any kind; grooming and trimming are perfectly acceptable.

Donate to the Prostate Cancer Foundation

Please help us bring awareness by supporting the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The advisors at Chesapeake Financial Advisors will be donating what they would have spent on shaving and grooming for the month.

Right now, through the Matching Grant Challenge, every donation is being matched dollar for dollar. Help us reach our goal of raising $2,000!

Click Here to Donate

Participate in No Shave November

If you would like to participate in our No Shave November campaign, take a picture today at your starting point and freshly shaved. Don’t shave until November 30, 2022, and snap your photo of the results! Email us your photos at [email protected] if okay with us sharing them on social media.

We will donate an additional $50 for each photo we receive up to $500!


Thank you for your support and participation! Give us a call at (410) 823-5442 or [email protected].

Chesapeake Financial Advisors is a fee-only financial planning, investment advisory, and tax planning firm with offices in Towson, Columbia, Frederick, and Chevy Chase Maryland.

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Lauren started at Chesapeake Financial Advisors in the summer of 2019 as the Director of Client Engagement. Her focus is to help clients get started on their journey to financial peace of mind and to engage each new client through the process of securing their financial future. Lauren’s professional experience started seven years ago at ALTEK Information Technology as the firms’ National Account Manager, which included serving the nation’s largest healthcare insurance companies. She ran her own marketing and business development firm for a few years before starting at Chesapeake.

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