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File #: 23708    Version: 1 Name: Congratulating Elena Aleman for being selected as the 2011 Miss Viva México and ambassador of Mexican culture and heritage.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2011 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 9/6/2011 Final action: 9/6/2011
Enactment date: 9/7/2011 Enactment #: RES-11-00740
Title: Congratulating Elena Aleman for being selected as the 2011 Miss Viva México and ambassador of Mexican culture and heritage.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/6/20111 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/26/20111 Council Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Title
Congratulating Elena Aleman for being selected as the 2011 Miss Viva México and ambassador of Mexican culture and heritage.
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WHEREAS, Hispanic Heritage month is celebrated in the United States from September 15 to October 15; and
 
WHEREAS, as part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, WLMV - La Movida 1480AM, a member radio station of Madison's Mid-West Family Broadcasting group, celebrated the eighth-annual Festival Viva México 2011 on Sunday, September 18, 2011; and
 
WHEREAS, it has become a tradition to select an outstanding young woman to represent the Mexican culture and heritage by being crowned as Miss Viva México; and
 
WHEREAS, Elena Aleman was born in Mexico City, moved to Madison with her family eight years ago, graduated from West High School,  is currently studying at Edgewood College with a full scholarship and working as a vacation planner for Great Wolf Lodge; and
 
WHEREAS, throughout 2011-1012  she will participate in events and activities such as Dane County Fair, Latino Health Fair, and fundraisers to serve as a role model to other Latino youth in our community; and
 
WHEREAS, Elena Aleman represents the perseverance, beauty and dreams of our young Latino citizens;
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council congratulate Elena Aleman for being selected as the 2011 Miss Viva México and ambassador of Mexican culture and heritage.