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The 5th Annual Beardfest is Coming to Dallas

May 26, 2016 12:47PM ● By Melanie Heisinger

The Dallas Facial Hair Club. Photo courtesy of their Facebook Page.

The 5th Annual Beardfest will be hosted by Dallas Facial Hair Club at Wits End in Deep Ellum May 28th! 100% of the proceeds benefit the 501c3 nonprofit organization DFW Canines for Veterans. 

DFW Canines for Veterans trains service dogs for veterans suffering from PTSD, TBI and mobility issues. It is great that the Dallas Facial Hair Club has selected the DFW Canines for Veterans organization to show support!

There are prizes for the winner in each of the nine categories:

Full Beard
Full Beard with Styled Mustache
Styled Mustache
Natural Mustache
Partial Beard
Best Groomed

General admission is $10 at the door. To compete is an additional $5 at the registration table. You can receive $2 off competition with a donation of two bags of dog treats. Each additional bag over your two with also get you a raffle ticket.

For more information or to join Dallas Facial Hair Club please contact

They will also be on the news next Wednesday at 5:00 and 6:30am at Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop to talk about this benefit! So be sure to stop by is you find yourself in the area.  

If you are unable to make the event, but would still like to donate please visit their website here.    

About DFW Canines For Veterans

The DFW Canines for Veterans is a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to placing service dogs with military veterans suffering from PTSD, TBI and Mobility issues, in hopes to ease the debilitating discomfort of PTSD & TBI of veterans when partnered with their service dogs. Once trained these amazing battle buddies accompany their veteran every where they go, assisting them in their daily lives, and giving back their freedom as they have done so for us.

They are 100% funded from our own pockets, public donations and corporate sponsors.

Each day 22 veterans commit suicide, and that is just too many.  are trying to help them by training and providing them with Battle Buddies. They do not charge the veterans, but it does cost the organization $20,000 per trained dog. 

They also do offer obedience dog training and 100% of the proceeds benefit their organization.

All content courtesy the DFW Canines for Veterans Website

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