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THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF BARRIE
Mayor’s Office - "Committed to Service Excellence"

Proclamation

I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie hereby proclaim
September 13-19, 2021 asTerry Fox Week
WHEREAS; On April 12, 1980, Terry Fox undertook his Marathon of Hope, moved by his experience in the cancer ward where a few children had given up on the hope of a cure; and
 
WHEREAS; 2021 is the 41st Anniversary of The Terry Fox Run for Cancer research that has raised more the $850 Million, across Canada, and in over 50 countries throughout the world; and
 
WHEREAS; As Terry said, "I want to set an example that will never be forgotten. It's got to keep going without me."; and
 
WHEREAS; The Terry Fox Run will take place on Sunday, September 19, 2021 in a virtual format: “One Day. Your Way.” This event gives our Barrie Community an opportunity to get involved in the efforts to find a cure for cancer, a disease whose devastating effects have been felt by so many people. As Terry said, "The answer is to try and help others."
 
THEREFORE,  I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie, do hereby proclaim the week of September 13 to September 19, 2021 as "Terry Fox Week" in the City of Barrie and encourage citizens to take note of this special week and to participate in the Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research on Sunday, September 19, 2021.
 


- Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of BARRIE

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