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Turn Plymouth Pink on Thursday, September 22nd

September 20, 2011
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9/21/11 Mayor Mark Senter has proclaimed Thursday, September 22ndas “Turn Plymouth Pink Day” in honor of Nancy Jaynes and all the heroes who have fought the Breast Cancer fight.  Mayor Senter encourages all residents to help raise awareness about breast cancer by supporting the proclamation and wearing pink.To keep the Pink thing going, Ounce of Prevention will be dressing the entire Plymouth Boys Soccer team in Pink for senior night this Thursday at the Soccerplex.  The special thing about this game is that Evan Glaub a senior a PHS is the son of Nancy Jaynes and he will be playing soccer.

Ounce of Prevention has teamed up with Plymouth High School’s Operation Leadership who is selling pink feathers to students to put in their hair over their lunch hours thanks Jenny Mikesell and Tonda Ellis.

They are also selling t-shirts and a bunch of Pink goodies.

All funds raised will benefit the Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship Foundation.

        PROCLAMATION

City of Plymouth

Turn Plymouth Pink

September 22, 2011

WHEREAS; Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, other than skin cancer, and

WHEERAS; The chance of a woman having invasive breast cancer some time during her life is a little less than 1 in 8. The chance of dying from breast cancer is 1 in 35, and

WHEREAS; The National Cancer Institute estimates in the United States more than 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and more than 40,000 people will die, and

WHEREAS; Research has shown that taking advantage of early detection methods such as mammography and clinical breast exams could help drop the cancer rate by as much as 30 percent, and

WHEREAS: Nancy Jaynes was a champion in the fight of Breast Cancer in our community.  She wanted to create awareness to her community by sharing her fight, and

THEREFORE: I, Mayor Mark Senter, and the City Council Members of Plymouth do hereby proclaim September 22, 2011;

Turn Plymouth Pink Day

in honor of Nancy Jaynes and all of the heroes who have fought the Breast Cancer fight. We encourage all residents to help raise awareness about breast cancer by supporting this proclamation and wearing pink.

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