The Beardcaster -a beard podcast all about beards and mustaches and competitive bearding
About This Show
Got a great mustache or beard? Want to know about the culture that surrounds those that grow? For most it is a way of life, not some trendy accessory. We will be covering all types of issues including charity work, styling products and care, to the people that shape the culture and the interesting stories behind them, and anything else interesting. Come join host, Scott Sykora, as he digs into what is going on in the community all across the country and finds out what makes the people that grow amazing facial hair such amazing people.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 24-Holiday Fun
Dec 23 16
2016 is rolling to an end. What a year it has been for the podcast and my involvement within the bearding community. When I first got involved in the bearding community about 5 years ago, I didn’t realize how involved communities and charities everyone participates in. As I wrap up the first year of The Beardcaster podcast I will end on a few events that I have attended over the past few weeks prior to the holidays. Over the past few years, Beards of The Old Northwest, Steel City Beards and Mustache Club, The Rust Belt Whisker Society, have gotten together to help Marines with the Toys for Tots program in Northeast Ohio. Over the past few years we have collected an AMAZING amount of new and unwrapped toys for the children of the greater Youngstown area. This year, at the last second I decided to have my own local toy drive and see what extra toys I could collect from my community that I could add to the annual toy drive. I posted on social media that I was searching for a location for collection for a few hours the evening before our club event. I was eagerly contacted by Dan Sammon of Everybody’s Gym who offered to put collection boxes out and to host my pick up for 3 hours on a Friday night. He reached out offering his business location to help in collecting toys for the drive. He placed donation boxes in his lobby and collected many great toys from very generous members of his gym. Dan and I plan on working together in the near future to continue our charitable donations to our community… Camelot Lanes, in Boardman Ohio has been the location of our annual toy drive and gathering of “beards” for the past few years. They have welcomed us with open arms and treat our group like family! A few years back we felt it would be a fun time to invite other outlying clubs to