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File #: 180475    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/20/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/10/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution approving the HaRUNbee 5K Walk/Run for Healthy Birth Outcomes as part of Bronzeville Week 2018.
Sponsors: ALD. COGGS
Indexes: FESTIVALS
Attachments: 1. HaRUNbeePresentation
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/19/20181 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/10/20181 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/27/20180 COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Individuals present: Tonda Thompson - United Way Deshae Agee -- Historic King Dr. BID Ald. Coggs
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/20/20180 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
180475
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. COGGS
Title
Substitute resolution approving the HaRUNbee 5K Walk/Run for Healthy Birth Outcomes as part of Bronzeville Week 2018.
Analysis
This resolution approves the HaRUNbee 5K Walk/Run for Healthy Birth Outcomes as part of Bronzeville Week 2018.
Body
Whereas, The Bronzeville Cultural and Entertainment District, located in the area bounded by Center Street, Garfield Avenue, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and 7th Street, is a redevelopment initiative seeking to create economic development and vibrancy in this neighborhood; and

Whereas, The 6th annual Bronzeville Week celebration of African-American culture, history, art and entertainment will take place August 4 - 11, 2018; and

Whereas, In conjunction with Bronzeville Week, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County and the Milwaukee Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families have organized the HaRUNbee 5K Walk/Run for Healthy Birth Outcomes, which will occur on the morning of Saturday, August 4th, starting and ending at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive and North Avenue; and

Whereas, The HaRUNbee Walk/Run seeks to raise awareness of and to prevent infant mortality, a problem that disproportionately affects Milwaukee’s African-American community; and

Whereas, According to its organizers, the HaRUNbee Walk/Run also strives to promote community wellness by encouraging families to stay healthy and fit, both physically and mentally; and

Whereas, HaRUNbee will allow residents of Milwaukee, from both within and outside of the Harambee community, to come together and participate in a 5K walk/run in an effort to increase infant mortality awareness and education; and

Whereas, Promoting wellness and encouraging communities to eat healthier and exercise more will reduce the risk of infant mortality in Milwaukee; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Common Council app...

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