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File #: 27940    Version: 1 Name: Proclaiming October 2012 as Polish-American Heritage Month in the City of Madison.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/9/2012 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 10/16/2012 Final action: 10/16/2012
Enactment date: 10/18/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00788
Title: Proclaiming October 2012 as Polish-American Heritage Month in the City of Madison.
Sponsors: Mark Clear, Shiva Bidar, Tim Bruer, Joseph R. Clausius, Lauren Cnare, Sue Ellingson, Jill Johnson, Steve King, Bridget R. Maniaci, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Scott J. Resnick, Michael E. Verveer, Brian L. Solomon, Anita Weier, Lisa Subeck, Chris Schmidt, Paul E. Skidmore, Marsha A. Rummel, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. registrations
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
10/16/20121 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/11/20121 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 appropriation required.
 
Title
Proclaiming October 2012 as Polish-American Heritage Month in the City of Madison.
 
Body
WHEREAS,  Świat jest bogatszy z powodu polskiej kultury i polszczyzny (The world is a richer place because of Polish culture and the Polish language); and,
 
WHEREAS, the Polish Heritage Club of Wisconsin strives to enrich, expand, preserve, and promote Polish roots and culture; and,
 
WHEREAS, the Polish Heritage Club of Wisconsin treats Madison-area residents every year to events such as our Spring Festival and Christmas Bazaar, and plays a special role in the annual Polish Film Festival and Wisconsin Book Festival; and,
 
WHEREAS, the Polish Heritage Club of Wisconsin plays a critical role in Madison's cultural vitality by serving as its premier source of Baltic amber, wycinanki, Bolesławiec pottery, and traditional and classical music and dance of Polish origin; and,
 
WHEREAS, Polish-Americans are vital contributors to Madison's economic growth, especially in the important market segments of kiełbasa, pierogi, rye bread, vodka, and Żywiec beer; and,
 
WHEREAS, the Polish Heritage Club of Wisconsin is celebrating its 33rd anniversary; and
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Madison, Wisconsin, do hereby proclaim October 2012 as POLISH-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH in the City of Madison and encourage all residents to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of Poles and Polish-Americans to the city, state, nation, and world.