PCAP State Proclamations for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Beginning on March 17, 2012, over 160 Prostate Cancer Pony Express relay riders rode over 25,000 miles, crossing the US four times and ending in Washington, DC on September 9, 2011, to raise awareness for prostate cancer. Our riders visited the state capitols of 49 of our 50 states, asking these governors to officially name September as prostate cancer awareness month and to support our prostate cancer awareness efforts. We received official proclamations from 10 states, the City of Philadelphia, and a commendation from Representative Janice Hahn, the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project’s Congressional representative.  We owe a great debt of gratitude to the following: Representative Janice Hahn, 36th District, California   Arizona – Governor Janice Kay Brewer   Florida – Governor Rick Scott Illinois – Governor Pat Quinn Indiana – Governor Mitch Daniels Missouri – Governor Jay Nixon   Nebraska – Governor Dave Heineman North Carolina – Governor Bev Perdue Wisconsin – Governor Scott Walker   Virginia – Governor Robert F. McDonnell  City of Philadelphia – Mayor Michael A. Nutter   Thank You! We all owe a huge debt of gratitude to these dedicated public servants.  Prostate cancer is the number one male cancer and kills 30,000 men year, but […] read more