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Councilwoman Guardado Welcomes Mexican Baseball Fiesta Opening Game to Maryvale https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2074City Council District 59/21/2021 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2074/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgCouncilwoman Guardado Welcomes Mexican Baseball Fiesta Opening Game to Maryvale <div class="ExternalClass2457158F04A04C2BBC51056F7027FB95"><html>This week, the Mexican Winter Baseball League's version of “Spring Training" will return to Arizona for the ninth year.<br><br>The Mexican Baseball Fiesta series opens this Thursday, September 23 at its newest venue, American Family Fields of Phoenix (Brewers Spring Training home). The big rivalry game between the Hermosillo and Obregon teams will kick off the season.<br><br>“I am thrilled to welcome the opening game of Mexican Baseball Fiesta to District 5's very own American Family Fields of Phoenix, located in the heart of Maryvale," said Councilwoman Betty Guardado. “This event is like no other baseball event, live music, dancing mascots, authentic Mexican food in a family friendly, affordable, and safe outdoor setting. I encourage residents to attend and get a taste of the spirit of Mexican Baseball."<br><br>Ticket prices for all games are box seats - $15 and general admission tickets - $10. Tickets for children aged 6-16 and seniors are $6 but are not on sale until the day of the game. <br><br>The City of Phoenix will have free COVID testing and vaccinations available for attendees of the game. Anyone who gets vaccinated at the game will receive free admission. Councilwoman Guardado and her District 5 team will also be at the game, meeting residents and providing information on community resources. <br><br>The full schedule with game times is available at: <a href="https://www.mexicanbaseballfiesta.com/mbf-schedule/" target="_blank">https://www.mexicanbaseballfiesta.com/mbf-schedule/</a><br><div style="text-align:center;"> <img style="margin:5px;width:391px;height:581px;" src="/district5site/MediaAssets/BaseballFlyer%202021.jpg" /><br></div><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5
Councilwoman Guardado’s Statement on Ballard Spahr Investigations https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2027City Council District 58/12/2021 11:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2027/Newsroom_Council_Statement_05.jpgCouncilwoman Guardado’s Statement on Ballard Spahr Investigations <div class="ExternalClass2D90E475F3B0474CBE64C4F1D927F66B"><html>​“As public servants, accountability is of the upmost Importance. In my time on council, I made it a priority to better our relationship with the community we serve and build public trust. <br><br>In <a target="_blank" href="/district8site/Documents/District8Letter.pdf">February, I cosigned a letter</a> to our City Manager requesting a full independent investigation into the wrongful allegations made against individuals being prosecuted as gang members. <br><br>Today, the findings of these investigations have been made public and are of deep concern. Our City Manager laid the groundwork for immediate recourse, but it is clear we have issues that rise above administrative action.<br><br>Through these investigations, it has underscored the need for our Office of Accountability and Transparency. The lack of compliance our City management and those involved provided in this investigation is a failure of public trust. <br><br>The council will be faced with many difficult but necessary conversations as we begin session this month. I join my colleagues in calling for a special meeting on August 24"' to review these Investigations and ensure proper accountability."<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5
Pool Barrier Installation with Local 493 | Neighborhood News with Councilwoman Guardadohttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2018City Council District 58/11/2021 6:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/MXBLm0LlABQPool Barrier Installation with Local 493 | Neighborhood News with Councilwoman Guardado<div class="ExternalClassBB9131AC1D8F44F494F41AF8B598F72F"><html>On this summer safety edition of Neighborhood News, Councilwoman Guardado is on location in District 5’s Alhambra Neighborhood, with the United Phoenix Firefighters Local 493, installing a pool barrier for a resident free of charge.<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Videodistrict-5
Councilwoman Guardado, Phoenix Firefighters Local 493 Partner to Promote Pool Safety https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/1997City Council District 57/26/2021 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1997/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgCouncilwoman Guardado, Phoenix Firefighters Local 493 Partner to Promote Pool Safety <div class="ExternalClass6822B73BEA3F4D149B1C465E5B6C4605"><html> ​With summer in full swing, District 5 Councilwoman Betty Guardado is partnering with the United Phoenix Firefighters Local 493 to promote pool safety to residents.<br><br>Drowning is one of the leading causes of death for children under age four in Arizona. Too often, firefighters hear people say, "I only turned my back for a few seconds." Sadly, just a few seconds is all it takes for a child or an adult to drown. In 2021 alone, there have been seven water and drowning fatalities in the Phoenix area. <br><br>“As a mother to two boys who love to swim and play in the water, safety and prevention are always top of mind," said Councilwoman Guardado. “I am thrilled to partner with Local 493 to help provide families the proper knowledge and tools to prevent drowning incidents." <br><br>The event will take place at a District 5 residential home in the Alhambra neighborhood. A pool fence will be installed free of charge to the family, thanks to a donation from the Local 493. The Councilwoman and local firefighters will be on hand to provide safety tips and interviews in English and Spanish. <br><br><strong>When: </strong>Friday, July 30 at 9 a.m.<br><br><strong>Who:</strong> Councilwoman Betty Guardado, Representatives from the United Phoenix Firefighters Local 493<br> <br><strong>Where: </strong>3316 W. Maryland Ave.<br><br><strong>Visuals:</strong> Pool fencing installation, English and Spanish media availability for pool safety tips from Phoenix firefighters and Councilwoman Guardado<br><br><p><strong>Media Contact:</strong><br>Andrew Wunder <br>c. 480.415.6545<br> e. Andrew.Wunder@phoenix.gov<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5
City of Phoenix Pool Season & Safety Tips | Neighborhood News with Councilwoman Guardadohttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/1963City Council District 56/24/2021 6:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/8bEdZ0DlE0MCity of Phoenix Pool Season & Safety Tips | Neighborhood News with Councilwoman Guardado<div class="ExternalClass59138979630F4346AE34696E178A817F"><html>On this edition of Neighborhood News, Councilwoman Guardado is on location in District 5’s newly reopened Maryvale Pool. First she is joined by Phoenix Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner for important safety tips on how to keep kids safe around pools this summer. Next she is joined by Parks & Recreation Director Cynthia Aguilar to learn about the 2021 pool season and the safety precautions in place to keep families safe. For more information on the summer pool schedule, visit: Phoenix.gov/Parks.<br><div><br></div></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Videodistrict-5