F Prairie du Chien Special Resolution ~ Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon PDC

Prairie du Chien Special Resolution

RESOLUTION 2020-03
DECLARING AND DESIGNATING JANUARY 19-26 AS “EAGLES HEART AND CANCER TELETHON WEEK” IN THE CITY OF PRAIRIE DU CHIEN
WHEREAS, the Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon (“the Telethon”) will be celebrating its 45th year of raising funds in a proactive and entertaining manner in support of heart and cancer research, and;
WHEREAS, the Telethon has raised over $952,000.00 for the past 44 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 may surpass the million-dollar benchmark in donations received during its forty-five 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 19-26, 2020 shall be designated as “Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon Week” in the City of Prairie du Chien, and do encourage all residents to partake, enjoy and contribute to this worthwhile and outstanding cause.