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Mayor Copenhaver Proclaims “Community of Unity Day” in Alderson
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To kick off the activities scheduled for Saturday, October 4 in
the Town of Alderson, Mayor Travis Copenhaver signed a proclamation on October 1, 2014, declaring Alderson a
“Community of Unity.” This event is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. at Alderson Alumni Park which is located at the
end of the Alderson Memorial Bridge on the Monroe County side of Alderson. These activities will help everyone
become aware of the devastating impact of all cancers and need to work for cures. The event will last until 7:00 p.m.
Activities include: “Think Pink” Awareness Walk; “Hope” booth; “Information Station”; a Silent Auction; and a candle
Everyone is invited to come out to honor, give a memory, or support a loved one or special person. There will be
food, baked goods, and music. In case of severe weather, the event will be held at the Alderson Senior Center.
Mayor Copenhaver said, “Thanks to all the dedicated group that put this very important event together. In recognition
of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Flags have been put up by the town’s employees in
the appropriate places. “
Photo Caption: Seated: Mayor Copenhaver signs the Community of Unity Day Proclamation. The organizers of the
Community of Unity Day events are (standing l to r) Carol Ayers, Mary Ellen Reece, and Lee Ann Grimes.
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