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Celebrate Mexican independence Day at 'El Grito' Festival in Downtown Phoenix!https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2859City Council District 59/8/2023 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2859/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgCelebrate Mexican independence Day at 'El Grito' Festival in Downtown Phoenix!<div class="ExternalClass20ECEF9C03F44E818E26C35F780B7803"><html> <div> <strong>Phoenix, AZ —</strong> Get ready to embrace the spirit of Mexican Independence Day with the vibrant and unforgettable 'El Grito' Festival, proudly organized by Councilwoman Betty Guardado, for the second consecutive year. Councilwoman Betty Guardado is thrilled to announce that this year's celebration will take place on September 15 from 4pm to 11pm in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, 3rd Avenue & Adams Street. This lively event promises to bring the rich cultural heritage of Mexico to the city, creating an atmosphere of festivity, unity, and community.<br></div> <div> <br> </div> <div></div> <div>Mexican Independence Day, often referred to as 'El Grito de Independencia,' commemorates the historic battle cry that ignited the rebellion for independence in 1810. Just like America's 4th of July, this day symbolizes the freedom and resilience of a nation, and the 'El Grito' Festival serves as a homage to this significant moment in history.<br></div> <div> <br> </div> <div></div> <div>The 'El Grito' Festival is a remarkable occasion for families, friends, and individuals of all ages. This free event is designed to cater to everyone's interests, with a wide array of activities and attractions:<br></div> <div></div> <div> <ul> <li>Culinary Delights: Indulge in authentic Mexican cuisine that will tantalize your taste buds. From savory tacos to mouthwatering tamales, the event will feature a delightful selection of traditional dishes that will transport you straight to Mexico.</li> <li>Live Entertainment: Immerse yourself in the captivating rhythms of mariachi music and the enchanting performances of Ballet Folkloric. The festival's entertainment lineup includes live performances by renowned artists such as El Dasa, La Brazza Norton, El Domador, Banda La Guamuchi, and Banda La Experta, ensuring an unforgettable evening of music and dance.</li> <li>Arts & Crafts: Explore an assortment of arts and crafts stalls showcasing handmade treasures and unique creations. Take home a piece of Mexican culture as you peruse through the vibrant displays.</li> <li>Lucha Libre: Experience the thrill of Lucha Libre, the Mexican-style wrestling that combines athleticism and entertainment. Watch as skilled wrestlers put on a dazzling show that will keep you at the edge of your seat.</li> <li>Refreshing Beverages: Quench your thirst with a variety of beverages, including Mexican beer and expertly crafted margaritas, adding to the festive ambiance of the event.</li> </ul> </div> <div>The 'El Grito' Festival isn't just a celebration; it's also an opportunity to give back to the community. The proceeds from the event will benefit Phoenix Sister Cities, an organization dedicated to fostering relationships between the people of Phoenix and our Sister City Hermosillo. Through these connections, the organization promotes friendship, peace, and prosperity globally. The "Grito" will be happening at 9:00 pm.<br></div> <div> <br> </div> <div></div> <div>Join us in honoring Mexican culture and heritage, and be a part of this momentous occasion that brings together diverse communities in a celebration of freedom, unity, and joy. We look forward to welcoming you at the 'El Grito' Festival on September 15th in Downtown Phoenix. For more information, visit our website www.elgritophoenix.com [elgritophoenix.com] or contact our office at (602)262-7446.<br></div> <div> <br> </div> <div> <strong>Event Details:</strong> </div> <div> <ul> <li>Date: September 15, 4pm-11pm</li> <li>Location: Downtown Phoenix, 3rd Avenue & Adams Street</li> <li>Admission: Free</li> <li>Media Contacts: Zul Lopez, council.district.5@phoenix.gov, 623-523-4021​<br></li> </ul> </div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5
Third Annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway | Neighborhood Newshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2829City Council District 58/4/2023 7:00:00 AMhttps://youtu.be/xHUp3yPxcOAThird Annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway | Neighborhood News<div class="ExternalClass2CD2FE8CB5674AE5A7F45D9857E31194"><html> <p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>For the third year in a row, Councilwoman Betty Guardado, alongside her dedicated sponsors, came together to ensure that our future students have the supplies they need to thrive academically. This year's backpack giveaway provided kids getting ready to go back to school with over 1,000 backpacks, school supplies, and gift cards for families to purchase school clothes, fostering an environment of preparedness and empowerment. The event also offered free haircuts for students, giving them a fresh start to the school year.​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Videodistrict-5
Phoenix Councilwoman Betty Guardado Invites Residents to Participate in 27th Avenue Cleanup Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2701City Council District 53/21/2023 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2701/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgPhoenix Councilwoman Betty Guardado Invites Residents to Participate in 27th Avenue Cleanup Event<div class="ExternalClass930313515B4B436586097E495BE929EE"><html> <div> <span style="font-size:13.3333px;"> <strong>​​​Phoenix, AZ -</strong> This Saturday, Phoenix Councilwoman Betty Guardado is excited to bring together neighborhood groups, community partners, and the Neighborhood Services Department for a community cleanup event. This cleanup is part of the comprehensive 27th Avenue Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan. Volunteers and residents are encouraged to join the Councilwoman on Saturday, March 25th from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. The cleanup will kick off at the old K-mart on Northern Avenue. The City has recently acquired the property and will redevelop it into a workforce and educational center called Innovation 27.</span> </div> <div> <span style="font-size:13.3333px;"> <br> </span> </div> <div> <span style="font-size:13.3333px;">This event is a fantastic opportunity for the City and surrounding neighborhood groups to work together and improve the safety and quality of life along 27th Avenue, near the Black Canyon Highway. </span> </div> <div> <span style="font-size:13.3333px;"> <br> </span> </div> <div> <span style="font-size:13.3333px;">"I am proud of the ongoing efforts led by the residents and the City to ensure our neighborhoods remain safe and active," said Councilwoman Guardado. "I am excited to join local partners and the Neighborhood Services Department for this cleanup effort and encourage residents to join us this weekend."</span> </div> <div> <br> </div> <div> <strong>Cleanup Event Details:</strong> <br> </div> <div> <div> <p><ul><li><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><strong>Who:</strong> Phoenix Councilwoman Betty Guardado & the Neighborhood Services Department</span></li><li><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><strong>What: </strong>27th Avenue Community Cleanup Event</span></li><li><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><strong>Where:</strong> 2526 W. Northern Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85051</span></li><li><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><strong>Media Contact:</strong> Emmanuel Gallardo-Sanidad, emmanuel.gallardo-sanidad@phoenix.gov, (602)818-2103</span></li></ul> </p> <p style="text-align:center;"> <span style="font-size:13.3333px;"></span>​​<img src="/district5site/MediaAssets/Community%20Cleanup%20ENG.PNG" style="margin:5px;width:501px;" /><img src="/district5site/MediaAssets/Community%20Cleanup%20SPA.PNG" style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;margin:5px;width:501px;" /></p> </div> </div> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5

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