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Legislation #: 150820 Introduction Date: 10/1/2015
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS TAYLOR, SHIELDS, JAMES, JR., JUSTUS, LOAR, BARNES JR., HALL, WAGNER, REED, LUCAS, CANADY, FOWLER AND MCMANUS
Title: Declaring the month of October 2015 to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Kansas City, Missouri, and recognizing the City Council’s Ninth Annual Benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. 

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9/28/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/1/2015 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 150820

 

Declaring the month of October 2015 to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Kansas City, Missouri, and recognizing the City Council’s Ninth Annual Benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. 

WHEREAS, in her lifetime, 1 out of 8 women will develop breast cancer and is the second most common cancer among women today; and

WHEREAS, in 2015, breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women ages 15-54;

WHEREAS, in the U.S. a women is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes; and

WHEREAS, although the prevalence of breast cancer in men is significantly lower than in women, men also need to become educated about breast cancer and its warning signs; and

WHEREAS, because breast cancer is not one disease, but many, support for increased funding for genetic research and treatment is critically needed; and

WHEREAS, Breast Cancer Awareness Month increases the public’s awareness about breast cancer and the importance of screening and early detection and the need for funding for research and better treatments; and

WHEREAS, on October 15th the City Council will sponsor its Ninth Annual Benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to raise money for breast cancer research; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare the month of October 2015 to be "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" in Kansas City, Missouri; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof with the Mayor and Council encouraging all citizens of Kansas City to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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