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CITY OF SALINE

WASHTENAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN

 

OCTOBER – NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH

 

 

WHEREAS, bullying is physical, verbal, sexual, or emotional harm or intimidation

                     intentionally directed at a person or group of people; and

 

WHEREAS, bullying occurs in neighborhoods, playgrounds, schools, and through

                     technology, such as the internet and cell phones; and

 

WHEREAS, various researchers have concluded that bullying is the most common form

                     of violence, affecting millions of American children and adolescents

                     annually; and

 

WHEREAS, thousands of Michigan children and adolescents are affected by bullying

                     annually; and

 

WHEREAS, targets of bullying are more likely to acquire physical, emotional, and

                     learning problems and students who are repeatedly bullied often fear such

                     activities as riding the bus, going to school, and attending community

                     activities; and

 

WHEREAS, children who bully are at greater risk of engaging in more serious violent

                     behaviors; and

 

WHEREAS, children who witness bullying often feel less secure, more fearful, and

                     intimidated;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that I, Brian D. Marl, Mayor of the City of

                     Saline, on behalf of the Saline City Council and the citizens of Saline, do

                     hereby proclaim the month of October as “National Bullying Prevention

                     Month” in the City of Saline and encourage Saline’s schools, students,

                     parents, recreation programs, religious institutions, and community

                     organizations to  engage in a variety of awareness and prevention activities

                     designed to make our community safer for all children and adolescents.

 

         

                        I hereby set my hand and seal this

                        thirtieth day of September, 2014.

 

 

____________________________Brian D. Marl, Mayor

City of Saline, Michigan


CITY OF SALINE

WASHTENAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN

OCTOBER 2014

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

 

 

WHEREAS,        Breast Cancer is the most common form of cancer in women in the United

States, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women; and

 

WHEREAS,        Breast Cancer touches the lives of many Americans, either directly or

through the diagnosis of a family member or friend; and

 

WHEREAS,        monthly self exams and mammograms are still the best ways to detect

breast cancer at an early treatable stage and can substantially reduce

the chance of death from breast cancer; and

 

WHEREAS,        October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to

increasing awareness of the importance of early detection of breast cancer

with special educational efforts;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Brian D. Marl, Mayor of the City of Saline, on behalf of the

                                Saline City Council and citizens of Saline, do hereby proclaim the month

                                of October 2013 as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” in the City of Saline

                                and hereby urge all Americans to raise awareness of breast cancer by

                                talking with family members and friends about the importance of

                                screening and early detection and by educating ourselves and others in an

                                effort to improve our ability to prevent, detect, treat, and ultimately cure

                                breast cancer.       

 

I hereby set my hand and seal this

thirtieth day of September, 2014

 

Brian D. Marl, Mayor

City of Saline, Michigan

 

CITY OF SALINE

WASHTENAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN

OCTOBER 2014

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

 

 

WHEREAS,  domestic violence is a serious crime that affects people of all races, ages, gender, and income levels; and

 

WHEREAS,  domestic violence is widespread and affects over 4 million Americans each year, including people in the Saline community; and

 

WHEREAS, one in three Americans have witnessed an incident of domestic violence, and children that grow up in violent homes are believed to be abused and neglected at a rate higher than the national average; and

 

WHEREAS,    domestic violence is a crime and knows no economic, ethical or social boundaries and in some way affects every community, every workplace, every family; and

 

WHEREAS, domestic violence costs the nation billions of dollars annually in medical expenses, police and court costs, shelters, foster care, sick leave, absenteeism, and non-productivity; and

 

WHEREAS, Domestic Violence Awareness Month provides an excellent opportunity for citizens to learn more about preventing domestic violence and to show support for the numerous organizations and individuals who provide critical advocacy, services and assistance to victims;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Brian D. Marl, Mayor of the City of Saline, on behalf of the

                       Saline City Council and citizens of Saline, do hereby declare the month

                       of October as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” in the City of

                       Saline and urge all our citizens to work together to eliminate domestic

                       violence from our community.  Domestic Violence, It Is Your

                       Business!

I hereby set my hand and seal this

thirtieth day of September 2014.

 

Brian D. Marl, Mayor

City of Saline, Michigan