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By Ral315, 3 December, 2007

Wikipedian honored by Puerto Rican Senate

Official resolution, passed November 28, 2007.

On Wednesday, Wikipedian Marine 69-71 (Tony the Marine) was honored by the Senate of Puerto Rico. In a resolution (near the top of page 4), the Senate decreed:

Para expresar el reconocimiento y agradecimiento del Senado de Puerto Rico al señor Antonio Santiago por su dedicación y entrega a la causa de ayudar a difundir a través de los nuevos medios electrónicos de difusión, información sobre distinguidos puertorriqueños y, en particular, aquellos que han servido con distinción en la milicia.

A resolution to recognize and acknowledge the gratefulness of the Senate of Puerto Rico for Mr. Antonio Santiago, for his dedication to the cause of helping spread information about distinguished Puerto Ricans through new media, and in particular, those who have served with distinction in the military.

Fundraiser continues

The Wikimedia Foundation fundraiser continued this week. In the first five weeks of the fundraiser, about 32,950 people had donated at least US$1, and the Foundation had raised about $1,016,000.

Monday's total donations ($13,096.63) and number of contributions (375) reached a fundraiser low; however, the average donation of $34.92 was the fifth-highest total of the fundraiser.

Briefly




Also this week:

Gardner interview — Arbitration series — License compatibility — Staffing features — Software issues — WikiWorld — News and notes — In the news — WikiProject report — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report


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