PROCLAMATION: Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness
March 26, 2021
On June 28, 2012 the Purple Day Act received a Royal Assent in Canada; and
Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder that is not well understood and affects approximately 1 in every 100 persons in Simcoe County; and
Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that affects each person differently, with the effects ranging from mild and relatively minor to extremely serious (which includes death); and
Epilepsy Simcoe County was established in 1978 to assist individuals, families, caregivers and professionals in our area with education, support and advocacy in relation to epilepsy awareness.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:
That His Worship Mayor Rob Keffer and Members of Council proclaim March 26, 2021 as Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury.