FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
To 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; and
WHEREAS, Approximately 180,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year and over 26,000 will die from it; and
WHEREAS, Prostate cancer not only affects men but also affects their family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Prostate cancer is usually treatable if detected early; and
WHEREAS, Early-stage prostate cancer usually has no symptoms; and
WHEREAS, Education regarding prostate cancer and early detection strategies is critical to saving lives and preserving and protecting our families and friends; and
WHEREAS, 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 MONTH
in 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.