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Councilwoman Guardado Invites the Community to the Mexican Baseball Fiestahttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2493City Council District 59/22/2022 5:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2493/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgCouncilwoman Guardado Invites the Community to the Mexican Baseball Fiesta<div class="ExternalClass6EDD526FE47F4620BF4A76F05A6B340F"><html> <p>​​The <a data-auth="NotApplicable" data-linkindex="2" data-cke-saved-href="https://action.phoenix.gov/c1.pl?46a3ba8b8b0a9a51015671e69266875ffe915f972a47697b8bc7546d8c9f7189" href="https://action.phoenix.gov/c1.pl?46a3ba8b8b0a9a51015671e69266875ffe915f972a47697b8bc7546d8c9f7189" target="_blank" title="Mexican Baseball Fiesta">10th annual Mexican Baseball Fiesta</a> (MBF) will return to the valley this weekend! This multicultural, cross-border event will be the biggest Mexican Baseball Fiesta in its ten-year history in the Phoenix area! <br></p> <p>The Mexican Baseball Fiesta opens on Friday, September 23rd and Saturday, September 24th at American Family Fields of Phoenix (Brewers Spring Training home) in Phoenix’s Maryvale community. </p> <p>To hear how the Mexican Baseball Fiesta got started, click the image below for my interview with the founder, Francisco Gamez. <a data-cke-saved-href="https://youtu.be/-wqio-b-VEA" href="https://youtu.be/-wqio-b-VEA" target="_blank">Watch the segment in Spanish here</a>.</p> <p style="text-align:center;"> <a target="_blank" data-cke-saved-href="https://youtu.be/OYcAD1Zg0r4" href="https://youtu.be/OYcAD1Zg0r4"> <img src="https://action.phoenix.gov/users/myteam46126/Media5837.jpg?1663868382818" data-placement="custom" align="middle" alt="Neighborhood News with Councilwoman Betty Guardado" hspace="0" vspace="0" border="0" class="wsc-instance responsiveImage" style="width:500px;max-height:281px;max-width:500px;margin:5px;border-width:0px;border-style:solid;border-radius:0px;height:281px;" /> </a> </p> <p>The MBF began in 2011 in Tucson, and it involves a partnership with the Liga ARCO Mexicana Del Pacifico (LMP), also known as the Mexican Winter League, that travels to the U.S. for their version of spring training. The MBF brings a similar atmosphere to Maryvale, including music and live entertainment.</p> <p> <strong>What:</strong> Mexican Baseball Fiesta (MBF)</p> <p> <strong>When:</strong> September 23 - 24, 2022 — games start at 7 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m.</p> <p> <strong>Where:</strong> American Family Fields of Phoenix at 3805 N. 53rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85031</p> <p> <strong>Tickets:</strong> <a target="_blank" data-cke-saved-href="https://mexicanbaseballfiesta.com" href="https://mexicanbaseballfiesta.com" style="color:rgb(101, 101, 101);">mexicanbaseballfiesta.com</a>​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5
Councilwoman Guardado Hosts El Grito Celebration to Kick off Hispanic Heritage Monthhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2482City Council District 59/19/2022 6:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/585-szP-Vg4Councilwoman Guardado Hosts El Grito Celebration to Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month<div class="ExternalClass9172155D65FD47C68AB9E90EB0E99ECA"><html>​Councilwoman Betty Guardado, Councilmember Carlos Garcia, and City of Phoenix Sister Cities Commission kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with an El Grito celebration in Downtown Phoenix. The special tradition takes place every year on the night of September 15, and celebrates Mexican Independence Day. This year's event downtown featured live music, dancing, arts & crafts, ballet folkloric, food, and more. <br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Videodistrict-5
Councilwoman Guardado Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month with El Grito Celebration in Downtown Phoenixhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2474City Council District 59/8/2022 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2474/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpgCouncilwoman Guardado Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month with El Grito Celebration in Downtown Phoenix<div class="ExternalClassAC71C05DC76F4DDEB4868CA4E06A9AD7"><html> <p> City of Phoenix Sister Cities Commission, Phoenix City Councilwoman Betty Guardado, and Councilmember Carlos Garcia invite you and your family to El Grito!</p><p>El Grito takes place every year on the night of September 15th. It is a special tradition to celebrate Mexican Independence Day and kick off Hispanic Heritage Month. The event consists of Mexican political leaders leading the people through a special cheer to celebrate the heroes of Mexico’s independence movement.</p><p>"I believe it is crucially important to celebrate our roots and where we come from, and to share that cultural diversity with others," Councilwoman Betty Guardado said. "I am proud to be part of the effort bringing this tradition to Phoenix!"</p><p>The ceremony will take place in Downtown Phoenix on Adams Street between 1st Avenue and 3rd Avenue, with the El Grito ceremony held on the balcony of the Orpheum Theatre.</p><p>“I invite community members to join us at El Grito to celebrate culture, family, and community and enjoy food, live music, and more," Councilmember Garcia said. "I am proud to have worked with a team of partners to bring this celebration to downtown Phoenix."</p><p>This free event will feature live music, dancing, arts & crafts, ballet folkloric, food, and more! <a href="http://www.elgritophoenix.com/" data-cke-saved-href="http://www.elgritophoenix.com/" target="_blank">Click here for more details</a>.</p><p><strong>When:</strong> Thursday, September 15, from 4 to 10 p.m.</p><p><strong>Where: </strong>Downtown Phoenix - 1st Avenue and Adams Street</p><p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong> Stephanie Barnes, Public Information Officer, 602-316-0958<br></p><br> <a href="http://www.elgritophoenix.com/" data-cke-saved-href="http://www.elgritophoenix.com/" target="_blank"> <img vspace="0" src="https://action.phoenix.gov/users/myteam46126/Media5753.png?1662507277527" data-cke-saved-src="https://action.phoenix.gov/users/myteam46126/Media5753.png?1662507277527" hspace="0" data-placement="stretch" border="0" alt="El Grito.PNG" align="middle" style="width:100%;" /> </a>​<br><br><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5