Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #8

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - October 2015


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt Proclamation designating October 2015 as "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States (other than skin cancer), and is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.

Making Strides of Sarasota Manatee will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at the Sarasota Polo Club on Saturday, October 24, 2015.

Tammy Lennox, American Cancer Society, and Making Strides committee members will be in attendance to accept the proclamation.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Breast Cancer Awareness Month.pdf