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File #: 44242    Version: 1 Name: Congratulating Elizabeth Torres for being selected as the 2016 Miss Viva México and ambassador of Mexican culture and heritage.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/29/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 9/6/2016 Final action: 9/6/2016
Enactment date: 9/9/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00599
Title: Congratulating Elizabeth Torres for being selected as the 2016 Miss Viva México and ambassador of Mexican culture and heritage.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar, Paul R. Soglin, David Ahrens, Samba Baldeh, Sheri Carter, Maurice S. Cheeks, Mark Clear, Denise DeMarb, Sara Eskrich, Tim Gruber, Amanda Hall, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Rebecca Kemble, Steve King, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/6/20161 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/29/20161 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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Congratulating Elizabeth Torres for being selected as the 2016 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, will celebrate the fifteenth annual Festival Viva México 2016 on Sunday, September 18, 2016; 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, Elizabeth Torres was born in Madison, Wisconsin; is currently a student with a Major in Sociology and Minor in Immigrant Families and Language Development at UW-Whitewater and works at Summit Credit Union as Member Services Teller; and

 

WHEREAS, throughout 2016-2017, 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 Latina youth in our community; and

 

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Torres represents the perseverance, beauty and dreams of our Latina youth;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council congratulate Elizabeth Torres for being selected as the 2016 Miss Viva México and ambassador of Mexican culture and heritage.