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367 Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

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 2020; 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 2020 to be Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month in the County of Warren.


ADOPTED, this 25th day of March, 2020.




Benjamin Kafferlin


Tricia D. Durbin

Attest:                                                                                         Vice Chair


Pamela J. Matve                                                                      Jeff Eggleston

Chief Clerk                                                                                Commissioner