City of Orlando FL honors IC Awareness Month

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We would like to thank IC patient Maureen Russ and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer for honoring IC Awareness Month this year with a fabulous proclamation. He wrote

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Buddy Dyer, Mayor of the City of Orlando, hereby do proclaim the month of September 2012 as “Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month” in the City of Orlando to increase recognition of urological disorders as a significant public health issue and to increase public and private sector funding for medical research as well as targeted educational programs for health professionals, patients and the general public.

Maureen, THANK YOU for taking the time to make this happen! You are an IC hero!

Orlando FL IC Awareness Proclamation

By | 2012-09-13T17:28:09-07:00 September 12th, 2012|Announcements, Proclamations|Comments Off on City of Orlando FL honors IC Awareness Month

About the Author:

My Google Profile+ Jill Osborne is the president and founder of the Interstitial Cystitis Network, a health education company dedicated to interstitial cystitis, bladder pain syndrome and other pelvic pain disorders. Representing the IC community, she has appeared radio and TV shows including the PBS “Healthy Body Healthy Mind” television series. She serves as editor of the IC Optimist quarterly magazine and has authored dozens of articles on IC. She spends the majority of her time developing new, internet based educational and support tools for IC patients, including the “Living with IC” video series currently on YouTube and the ICN Food List smartphone app!