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File #: 27046    Version: 1 Name: Honoring and congratulating the Wisconsin AIDS Ride on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2012 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 7/17/2012 Final action: 7/17/2012
Enactment date: 7/23/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00557
Title: Honoring and congratulating the Wisconsin AIDS Ride on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer, Paul R. Soglin, Shiva Bidar, Tim Bruer, Joseph R. Clausius, Mark Clear, Lauren Cnare, Sue Ellingson, Jill Johnson, Steve King, Bridget R. Maniaci, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Scott J. Resnick, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Marsha A. Rummel, Chris Schmidt, Paul E. Skidmore, Brian L. Solomon, Lisa Subeck, Anita Weier
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
7/17/20121 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/10/20121 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
Fiscal Note
No expenditure is required.
Title
Honoring and congratulating the Wisconsin AIDS Ride on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
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WHEREAS, in 1990, AIDS Network became the state designated AIDS service provider in 13 Wisconsin counties and now offers comprehensive case management, prevention, legal, dental and other essential services; and
 
WHEREAS, in June 2002, a group of volunteers and AIDS Network staff formed ACT (AIDS Network Cycling Together), a bicycle fundraising event to benefit Madison's AIDS Network; and
 
WHEREAS, the inaugural event, ACT I, a six-day, 450-mile bike ride with 130 riders and 59 crew members was held August 4 - 9, 2003; and
 
WHEREAS, beginning with ACT III, the annual fundraiser became a four-day, 300-mile event, touring the 13-county AIDS Network service area; and
 
WHEREAS, today the ACT ride, known as the Wisconsin AIDS Ride, has grown to be one of the premier AIDS rides in the nation; and
 
WHEREAS, in the nine previous rides 1,145 riders have ridden over 3,000 miles supported by 783 crew members and over 1,000 other volunteers; and
 
WHEREAS, Alderpersons Bridget Maniaci, Larry Palm and Brian Solomon have participated in the Wisconsin AIDS Ride; and
 
WHEREAS, the nine previous rides have raised $2,789,680 for AIDS Network, funds that remain in our community to provide HIV/AIDS services; and
 
WHEREAS, ACT 10, the 10th Wisconsin AIDS Ride, will take place August 2 - 5, 2012;
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council honor and congratulate the Wisconsin AIDS Ride on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.