Each September, the nation recognizes prostate cancer awareness month to help defeat the third leading cause of cancer deaths among men. An estimated 29,430 husbands, sons, brothers, fathers, and grandfathers will lose their lives to prostate cancer in 2018.

An Ohio resident has been hard at work to ensure that these proclamations are renewed annually. Linda Hoetger has spoken with local leaders to remind communities of the pain and suffering of prostate cancer. As a result, Mayors, Legislators, City Council Members, and Town/Village managers and County Commissioners will issue a proclamation or resolution declaring September prostate cancer awareness month.

Monday, August 12, 2013


Tonight was our Prostate Cancer Support group meeting. Last year one of our members was going to ride in the Pelotonia but broke his foot. He said that Petey was on top of his TV to give him encouragement to ride this year. I am happy to say he rode this year in the Pelotonia for 25 miles. He also asked me tonight if I wanted Petey back. I said Petey is yours! He said that made it Special and asked for a hug!
In the past 4 years Petey has touched so many lives!

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