International News – Municipality of Anchorage Alaska Mayor Dan Sullivan, Mayor of Anchorage is the latest in a long list of municipalities around the globe to officially acknowledge and proclaim February 2 as a significant day in the year to raise awareness of Prostate Cancer to increase the chances of early prevention through health screening. Anchorage Alaska is nestled 3352 miles (5394) km from New York and international renowned BrownByrd Prostate Cancer Foundation Cancer has reached its shores.
Mayor Dan Sullivan states in his proclamation “Whereas, On February 2, 2012, we remember those who lost the battle against prostate cancer, and we pray for those families and friends, and as a community also remember those living with prostate cancer, and we celebrate, the lives of survivors, and thank all the prostate cancer organizations and medical professionals throughout the entire country who aid in these victories; and”
“Whereas, On February 2nd, 2012 we ask all citizens and community organizations to join us in this historic observation day to recognize the importance of raising awareness and the severity and prevalence of prostate cancer, and ask all citizens to wear a blue ribbon and light a blue candle that symbolizes the thousands of men who lost the fight and battle against this disease; and”“Whereas, by continuing our fight for this disease, we make our international world, on this day a healthier, I Dan Sullivan, Mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, do hereby declare February 2, 2012, as “Prostate Cancer Awareness Day" and acknowledge the hard work of the BrownByrd Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Anchorage Alaska is nestled 3352 miles (5394) km from New York and international renowned BrownByrd Prostate Cancer Foundation Cancer has reached its shores.
"February 2nd,2012 is a day that Our Heavenly Father Jesus Christ has made possible through my vision to touch the World with the awarenss of Prostate Cancer. My beloved grandfather C.J Thomas died of Prostate Cancer, and ever since his death I have vowed to spread the knowledge about Prostate Cancer Advocacy/Prevention . It means so much that for the past 4 consecutive years Prostate Cancer Awareness Observance Day has been Proclaimed on behalf Millions of Citzens in America, and this year to have Anchorage, Alaska join our Foundation's Observance Day where we can reflect, and remember all the millions and thousands of men who have lost the fight for Prostate Cancer. I pray that every person who reads this message will join us on February 2nd,2012 and wear a Blue ribbion, Light a Candle, and have a moment of Prayer that symoblizes all the , men who lost the fight and battle aganist this disease". Kevin Byrd/President/
"We at the Brown Byrd Prostate Cancer Foundation selected February 2nd as National Prostate Cancer Awareness day to acknowledge the Men that have suffered with or have lost there life from this dying disease. We believe that those that have been affect should be properly recognized and acknowledged for the life that they live or have lived. In addition we acknowledge those that have lost family members to Prostate Cancer as well. I myself, have lost my grand father Solomon P. Brown to this disease and fight. I vowed that I would never let my grandfather life be lost in vain, but that it would be a testimony and one of the motivations needed to fight for a cure. In declaring the day as National Prostate Cancer Day we let it be known that a life was not lost in vain to this disease, but will always be remembered, while doctors continue to find a cure for this disease, we stand united in the fight with them." Blossom Brown/Vice President/Co-
For more Information about the Brown Byrd Prostate Cancer Foundation 110 Wall Street 11th Floor, New York. N.Y 10005, or via telephone at 212 709-8335
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