Prairie du Chien Mayoral Proclamation

MAYORHEMMER-1RESOLUTION 2015-01 - MAYORAL PROCLAMATION DESIGNATING JANUARY 31ST AS “EAGLES HEART AND CANCER TELETHON DAY” IN THE CITY OF PRAIRIE DU CHIEN

WHEREAS, the Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon (“the Telethon”) will be celebrating its 40th year of raising funds in a proactive and entertaining manner in support of heart and cancer research, and;

WHEREAS, the Telethon has raised a total of $720,830 over the past 39 years and dispersed these funds to three different medical research facilities:  Gundersen Clinic Research Center and Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse as well as the UW Carbone Cancer Center in Madison; and

WHEREAS, the Telethon will surpass the three-quarters of a million dollar benchmark in donations received during its forty years, and;

WHEREAS, the Telethon has combined the talents and dedication of local volunteers to entertain its supporters and raise awareness of the importance of funding research into these two valuable causes;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, David Hemmer, Mayor of the City of Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin, do hereby proclaim that January 31st 2015 shall be designated as “Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon Day” in the City of Prairie du Chien, and do encourage all residents to partake, enjoy and contribute to this worthwhile and outstanding cause.

David Hemmer, Mayor of the City of Prairie du Chien