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PROCLAMATION

 

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

 

WHEREAS, Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive disorder of the central nervous system affecting more than 1.5 million people in the United States; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Parkinson’s Disease Association has sought to “Ease the Burden - Find the Cure” through research, patient and family services, education, and sponsorship of 45 Chapters, 55 Information and referral Centers, and more than 1,000 support groups throughout the United States; and

 

WHEREAS, the World, the Nation, and the County of Warren observe Parkinson ’s disease Awareness Month during April 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, the County of Warren recognizes the efforts of the Warren Parkinson’s Disease Support Group to raise funds and promote awareness to fight Parkinson’s disease, thereby improving the quality of life for those living with the disease.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, We the Commissioners of Warren County, in honor of those who work with the American Parkinson’s Disease Association Inc. and their value to our residents do hereby proclaim April 2017 to be Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month in the County of Warren.

 

ADOPTED, this 10th day of March, 2017.

 

 

COMMISSIONERS OF WARREN COUNTY

 

 

Cindy Morrison

Chair

 

Benjamin Kafferlin

Attest:                                                                    Vice Chair

 

 

Pamela J. Matve                                                    Jeff Eggleston

Chief Clerk                                                            Secretary