Each September, the nation recognizes prostate cancer awareness month to help defeat the third leading cause of cancer deaths among men. An estimated 27,000 husbands, sons, brothers, fathers, and grandfathers will lose their lives to prostate cancer in 2017.

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, more than 400 Mayors, Legislators, City Council Members, and Town/Village managers and County Commissioners will issue a proclamation or resolution declaring September prostate cancer awareness month.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Prostate Cancer Awareness in Ohio

153 Cities, Villages and Townships are supporting my efforts to increase Prostate Cancer Awareness in Ohio! I have a blog as well with the Proclamations and Resolution that I have received so far.  A few Cities and Villages are lighting something Blue in September. Marysville is lighting a pond in Aldersgate Park for the first time. My goal is to turn ALL of Ohio Blue in September. On June 19th will mark our 6th year of dealing with Prostate Cancer it has been a hard Journey but we are Survivors.

Checkout the map I created with ZeeMaps: http://j.mp/1FW8FIy

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