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Legislation #: 180776 Introduction Date: 10/4/2018
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS TAYLOR, HALL, BARNES JR., MCMANUS, REED, WAGNER, SHIELDS, CANADY, FOWLER AND JUSTUS
Title: Declaring the month of October 2018 to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Kansas City, Missouri.

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10/4/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/4/2018 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 180776

 

Declaring the month of October 2018 to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Kansas City, Missouri.

WHEREAS, breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among American women affecting roughly 240,000 women as well as 2,600 men each year and over 40,000 people die of breast cancer yearly; and

WHEREAS, in her lifetime, 1 out of 8 women will develop breast cancer and it is leading cause of cancer deaths in women ages 15-54; and

WHEREAS, the discovery that breast cancer is not one disease, but many, shows 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, the importance of screening and early detection, and the need for funding for research and better treatments; and

WHEREAS, on October 25th the City Council will, for the 12th year, raise funds for much needed research for breast cancer for better treatments and, one day, cures. NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare the month of October 2018 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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