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2012-108-1703 - Breast Cancer Awareness Month  1515  NW  167  Street, Building  5  Suite  200    Miami  Gardens, Florida  33169    City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: July 25, 2012 Item Type: (Enter X in box) Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: (Enter X in box) Yes No Ordinance Reading:(Enter X in box) 1 st Reading 2 nd Reading X Public Hearing:(Enter X in box) Yes No Yes No X Funding Source: Councilwoman Felicia Robinson’s Expense Account / Sponsorships / General Fund Advertising Requirement:(Enter X in box) Yes No X Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #:N/A X Strategic Plan Related (Enter X in box) Yes No Strategic Plan Priority Area: Enhance Organizational Bus. & Economic Dev Public Safety Quality of Education Qual. of Life & City Image Communcation Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) N/A X Sponsor Name Councilwoman Felicia Robinson Department:Mayor and City Council  Short  Title:  A  RESOLUTION  OF  THE  CITY  COUNCIL  OF  THE  CITY  OF  MIAMI  GARDENS, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING  OCTOBER  AS  BREAST  CANCER  AWARENESS  MONTH  ON  AN  ANNUAL  BASIS  AND  IMPLEMENTING  A  “PINK  WEEK” CAMPAIGN  IN  THE  CITY  OF  MIAMI  GARDENS  IN  OCTOBER  2012; PROVIDING  FOR  THE  ADOPTION  OF  REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING  FOR  AN  EFFECTIVE  DATE. Staff  Summary:  The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (N BCAM) is a collaboratio n of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government agencies working together to promote breast canc er awareness, share informati on on the disease, and provide greater access to services. ITEM K-1) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION Breast Cancer Awareness Month   1515  NW  167  Street, Building  5  Suite  200    Miami  Gardens, Florida  33169   Since its inception more than 25 years ago, NBCAM has been at the forefront of promoting awareness of breast cancer iss ues and has evolved along with the national di alogue on breast cancer. NBCAM and Councilwom an Felicia Robinson recogniz e that, although many great strides have been made in breast cancer awarene ss and treatment, there remains much to be accomplished. Both remain dedicated to educ ating and empowering women and men to take charge of their own breast health. In recognition of October as National Br east Cancer Awareness Month, Councilwoman Robinson recommends that th e City implement a Miami Ga rdens Pink Week. Proposed activities include: October 27 - Walk / Health Fair October 28 – Pink Tea October 29 – Carninal & Breast Prosthesis October 30 – Senior & Male Awareness October 31 – Pink Costume party November 1 – Healthy Happy Hour November 2 – Pink & Black Ball November 3 – Pink Gospel Explosion The costs associated with implem enting Miami Gardens Pink Week are expected to be minimal, as sponsors will be secured.  Proposed  Action:  Councilwoman Felicia Robinson recommends that the City Council adopt this Resolution recognizing October Breast Canc er Awareness Month in the Cit y of Miami Gardens, and to implement Miami Gardens Pink Week.  Attachment: Attachment A – Save the Date Flyer