Text of the Proclamation by City of Fort Lauderdale
In Recognition of Alexandra’s Angels MS Challenge at Birch State Park Saturday April 14, 2018
WHEREAS on April 14th, 2018, the inaugural “Alexandra’s Angels MS Challenge” will take place at Birch State Park, presented by Thasos, Wells Fargo Bank, Baker HIll Industries, and The Garvin Financial Team, the funds will benefit the “Repair & Remyelination Study at the University of California San Francisco; and
WHEREAS, the Alexandra’s Angels cycle team was formed in 2013 by Ron & Alexandra Mastriana as a way to battle back against multiple sclerosis by raising awareness and fund for MS patients, researchers and doctors, and
WHEREAS, the friends, family and colleagues of the Mastriana Family earned their “Angel Wings” by raising over $650,000 for the National MS Society from 2014 to 2018, finishing #1 overall MS Team in South Florida; and
WHEREAS, the Alexandra’s Angels MS Foundation, Inc, 501(c)(3), has raised over $100,000 in 2018 thus far to benefit cutting edge MS research which will sere MS patiens across the United States and worldwide; and
WHEREAS, Ron & Alexandra Mastriana’s valiant battle against multiple sclerosis, their selfless commitment to the betterment of their community and service to mankind, is acknowledged and appreciated; and
WHEREAS, the Mayor and City Commissioners are pleased to issue this proclamation in recognition of the Inaugural Alexandra’s Angels MS Challenge at Birch State Park and do thank the presenters, organizers, and the Alexandra’s Angels teammates for bringing this important and exciting event to Fort Lauderdale.
NOW THEREFORE, WE, as City Commissioners of the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, do hereby proclaim Saturday April 14, 2018 as
Jacey: it was a beautiful weekend. yesterday, i got to compete in my first triathlon. there i am.
Eric: Get it.
Jacey: All for a good cause. we ran for 10 miles indoors at my favorite cycle studio. and ten miles over to the beach. went to Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and had to swim 600 yards in the ocean. the proceeds from the event benefit the Alexandra’s Angels MS Foundation. so many people trying to find a cure for ms.
Eric: Working hard out there. How did you do?
Jacey: I couldn’t believe it. I was impressed i finished one. It was a bucket list for me. I came in second place.
Eric: Second place? For the women. yeah. I had no idea. I’m addicted. I said, when is our next one. Our next one is coming up in august. I’m going to get on the triathlon bandwagon.