Bloomfield Township
New Jersey


Proclamation - National Breast Cancer Awareness Month


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Meeting History

Oct 16, 2017 7:00 PM  Township Council Conference Meeting

Councilwoman Mundell read aloud the following:

Proclamation - National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

WHEREAS, breast cancer claims the life of almost 40,000 U.S. women a year; and

WHEREAS, October 2017 is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month; and

WHEREAS, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a platform for educating women about the importance of early detection of breast cancer through mammography and other methods; and

WHEREAS, detection of breast cancer at an early stage greatly improves the chances for successful treatment and survival; and

WHEREAS, breast cancer death rates are declining probably due to improved detection and treatment; and

NOW, THEREFORE, I, MICHAEL J. VENEZIA, as Mayor of the Township of Bloomfield, do hereby proclaim the month of October 2017 as NATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH in the Township of Bloomfield, and I urge all residents to contact their health providers to obtain more information on the importance of screening and early detection of breast cancer.