Proclamation Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month September 2016

Muscular Dystrophy is a group of neuromuscular disorders that have no known cure. In almost all cases, there are few treatments and no way to stop the disorder’s progression.  Muscular Dystrophy Canada is a national, non-profit organization committed to funding research into the causes, treatments, and eventual cure of neuromuscular disorders, as well as providing services to people with neuromuscular disorders and public education.

WHEREAS: People today have the opportunity to live longer lives because of breakthroughs in medical research, and;

WHEREAS: Muscular dystrophy is a neuromuscular disorder that affects many and has no known cure, and;

WHEREAS: Only through the support of the community may a cure be found; NOW

THEREFORE: THE COUNCIL OF Town of Gull Lake does hereby declare September 2016 as “Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month in “Gull Lake, Saskatchewan.

Mayor’s Signature

August 31st, 2016

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