September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Whereas, In Ohio, it is estimated that 6,760 men will be diagnosed and 1,670 will die from the disease in 2016; and

Whereas, There are three million prostate cancer patients and survivors fighting their personal battles every day; and

Whereas, 1 in 7 men will get prostate cancer sometime in his lifetime and

Whereas, Veterans are 1.5 times more likely to get prostate cancer

Whereas, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer related deaths among men; and

Whereas, this year approximately 180,890 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States alone every year – that’s one man every 2.9 minutes and roughly 26,120 die this year from the disease – which is one man every 20 minutes; and

Whereas, African American men are at the highest risk for the disease with a rate of 1 in 4 men. African American men are 2.5 times more likely to die from the disease: and

Whereas, Education regarding prostate cancer and early detection strategies is critical to saving lives and preserving and protecting our families; and

Whereas, all men are at risk for prostate cancer and we encourage the citizens of (City) to increase the importance of prostate screenings.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

Mom said she was going to be really busy on Thanksgiving. So she is posting this for me now!
Happy Thanksgiving early! Love Petey

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Family Caregiver Month

November marks the start of National Family Caregivers Month, a month designed to recognize and honor caregivers across the country. We're thankful everyday for the caregivers dedicated to helping the men in their lives during their prostate cancer fight. Linda Hoetger is one of those people.
"[My wife Linda and I have] gone through this now for five plus years, and I couldn’t have done it without her. She inspires me and I inspire her, we’ve been a team for almost 32 years. We do it together." Hear Linda's story: The Hoetger's

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Petey!!

Petey did not pay attention that there was a game going on when he stormed the field for pictures!

Movember 2016

Yesterday morning IEaston is doing Movember. In 2013 I had the first Certificate written for Movember here in Ohio. So I  requestrd 5 copies from Governor Kasich's office. I received them when the mail was delivered today. I am blessed in so many ways!

Friday, October 28, 2016

Petey showing support!

He loves his State Representative! Just one simple Tweet and the rest is history.