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File Number: 070443
   

File Number: 070443 File Type: Citizen's Presentation Status: In Draft
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: CITIZENS PRESENTAION RE: ING MARATHON Introduced: 2/12/2007
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 2/20/2007 Agenda Item Number: 1E2
Notes: Title: CITIZEN'S PRESENTATION BY ROBERT POZO OF PR RACING AND CHRISTINA REYES OF BRAIN TUMOR FOUNDATION FOR KIDS RE: THE RECENT ING MIAMI MARATHON
Indexes: NONE
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 2/20/2007 1E2 Presented
REPORT: Commissioner Heyman gave a brief overview of the 5th Annual ING Marathon weekend which took place on January 28, 2007. She noted the event received accolades from the Miami Herald, Runners World and the New York Times. Participants representing 87 nationalities were included, over 20,000 hotel rooms were utilized which in turn had an economic impact of over $25,000,000, she pointed out. Over 1,800 students participated and there were 2 categories for the physically challenged Commissioner Heyman stated. She noted that Ms. Cristina Reyes spearheaded a fund raiser, Cristina’s Kids, which collected donations for the Brain Tumor Foundation for Children; that Ms. Reyes utilized the marathon as a vehicle not only to challenge herself but to challenge the community to donate to her cause; and that she raised over $70,000.

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