Mayor makes proclamation for Prostate Awareness Month

first_imgBatesville, IN—FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MAYORExecutive OrderPROCLAMATIONTo All To Whom These Presents May Come, Greetings: WHEREAS, Prostate cancer is the number one cancer among men, and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men in the United States; andWHEREAS, Approximately 180,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year and over 26,000 will die from it; andWHEREAS, Prostate cancer not only affects men but also affects their family and friends; andWHEREAS, Prostate cancer is usually treatable if detected early; andWHEREAS, Early-stage prostate cancer usually has no symptoms; andWHEREAS, Education regarding prostate cancer and early detection strategies is critical to saving lives and preserving and protecting our families and friends; andWHEREAS, all men are at risk for prostate cancer, I encourage the citizens of Batesville to increase the importance of prostate screenings.NOW THEREFORE, I, Mike Bettice, do hereby proclaim September 2019 as:PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTHin the City of Batesville and urge all citizens along with all agencies and organizations to duly note this occasion.IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the City of Batesville, on this 9th day of September.last_img

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