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K9vin

I have been a volunteer for the humane treatment of animals in the Milwaukee area for 10 years as well as our parks system including founding the friends group for off-leash dog parks and a volunteer for The Park People. I was born in and raised near Milwaukee and have pride in the city. I want to be one of the people always striving to make Milwaukee better, starting with getting other men involved in their community.
K9vin has written 266 posts for Well-Met Men

Jeep Provides S.A.F.E. Return For Troops

Two American vehicle manufacturers will be forever linked with our military, Harley-Davidson and Jeep. With their ties to military history, both go beyond what they have provided on the battleground to provide for out troops once the return. Last November we told you about what Harley is doing, and here is what Jeep is doing … Continue reading

Save Your Relationship Save A Pet – Locker’s Florist Fundraising For MADACC

That day is coming in just over a week, the day your entire relationship could be judged on your actions – Valentine’s Day. As men what we do on February 14th can make or break our happiness for weeks or months, so we have to make the right choice of what to do or not … Continue reading

NBA Player Supports Marriage Equality – For His Two Moms

Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried recently appeared in a video released by One Colorado, an LGBT rights group based in Colorado. Seated between his birth mother and her partner – his second mom – he supports marriage equality for others like them. “I support civil union, because it gives people, gays and lesbians, the right to … Continue reading

Milwaukee In 10 Best Cities for Urban Forests

Milwaukee increasingly is included in lists for being at the top of cultural and social achievements from food to arts and beyond, and now we just made another. Milwaukee was named as one of the 10 Best Cities for Urban Forests by American Forests, the oldest national nonprofit conservation organization in the country. Milwaukee was listed … Continue reading

Alaskan Brewing Company Makes Beer Powered Beer

Following the Well-Met maxim of ‘Social.Responsibility‘, the Alaskan Brewing Company is making green beer, and I don’t mean in color like the shite people swill for St. Patrick’s Day. In a shrewd move with economic and ecological ramifications, they are now operating with an alternate fuel source: beer. More specifically, they are using the wet … Continue reading

Well-Met Code: Act For Now, Not Later

When I first I had the idea for this article it was to be about my philosophy that we should take action on how it affects this life and not the next. I was all set to call it simply ‘Act For Now, Not Later’ but then I realized I had written something akin to … Continue reading

exact¢hange January Report

At the beginning of the year I committed to a program I am calling exact¢hange, inspired by my Can Change Change The World post where I pondered what could happen if we did a personal ’round-up’ type program where we rounded up all purchases to the nearest dollar and donated that money to charity. I just checked my … Continue reading

Adam Ant Uses New Album To Promote Bipolar Awareness

Post-punk artist Adam Ant, creator of 80’s hits like Goody Two Shoes, Stand And Deliver, and Desperate But Not Serious, was a favorite of mine as a teen back when I was a post-punk/new-waver myself, and with the release of his new album just released January 22, he has stepped up into full on hero … Continue reading

If You Want To Be A Man – Be A King

Since the beginning my concept for Well-Met was to be a beacon of goodness for men. I have used many words to express that, mostly by others much wiser than me such as in the Well-Met Code and the quotes I list there to support the four values of Enterprise, Decision, Compassion, and Sincerity. But … Continue reading

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