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Councilwoman

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Contact District 5:

Phone: 602-262-7446

TTY: 7-1-1

Email: Council.District.5@phoenix.gov 

Adress: 200 W. Washington St., 11th Floor Phoenix, AZ 85003




 


 


 

 

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
Mexican Baseball Fiesta is Coming to Maryvale | Neighborhood News with Councilwoman Betty Guardadohttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2462City Council District 58/26/2022 10:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/OYcAD1Zg0r4Mexican Baseball Fiesta is Coming to Maryvale | Neighborhood News with Councilwoman Betty Guardado<div class="ExternalClassED905E790FC64B5694FC20B44B99CF8E"><html> <p> ​Councilwoman Betty Guardado invites the community to the 10th annual Mexican Baseball Fiesta! Happening over two weekends, with a total of five dates, this multicultural, cross-border event will be the biggest Mexican Baseball Fiesta in its ten-year history in the Phoenix area! </p> <p>The first two weekend dates are in Maryvale on September 23 & 24 at American Family Fields of Phoenix (Brewers Spring Training home). On the following weekend, the fun moves to Sloan Park in Mesa (Chicago Cubs Spring Training home) for three dates: September 30 – October 2. <a target="_blank" href="https://mexicanbaseballfiesta.com/">Buy your ticketrs here​</a>. </p> <p>To hear how the Mexican Baseball Fiesta got started, click the link above for an interview with the founder, Francisco Gamez. <a href="https://youtu.be/-wqio-b-VEA" target="_blank">Watch the segment in Spanish here​</a>. ​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Videodistrict-5
Councilwoman Guardado Invites Media to the 2022 Mexican Baseball Fiesta Kickoff Presented by Estrella Jaliscohttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-5/2456City Council District 58/18/2022 2:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2456/Newsroom_Council_News_05.jpegCouncilwoman Guardado Invites Media to the 2022 Mexican Baseball Fiesta Kickoff Presented by Estrella Jalisco<div class="ExternalClass0572574556C7449D82B6B82A57736FFE"><html> <p> <strong>​When:</strong> Friday, August 19 at 12 p.m.</p> <p> <strong>Where:</strong> Dave & Buster’s in Tempe at 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy </p> <p> <strong>What:</strong> The Mexican Baseball Fiesta presented by Estrella Jalisco press conference will unveil details of our 10th Annual multicultural cross-border event. This will be the biggest Mexican Baseball Fiesta in our ten-year history in the Phoenix area.</p> <p>We will now have two weekends and a total of five dates — the most ever! The first two weekend dates are in Maryvale on September 23 & 24 at American Family Fields of Phoenix (Brewers Spring Training home). Then the following weekend, the fun moves to Sloan Park in Mesa (Chicago Cubs Spring Training home) for three dates — September 30 – October 2.</p> <p>Representatives from participating Mexican Winter League teams (Liga ARCO Mexicana Del Pacifico) will be in attendance as well as executives from our MLB partners, City of Phoenix Councilmember Betty Guardado, and Mexican Baseball Fiesta executives. This year’s “Fiesta” will feature five teams from the Liga Mexicana del Pacifico (Mexican Winter League). Snacks and beverages will be served. <br></p> <p> <strong>Contacts:</strong> </p><p> Francisco Gamez: <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:francisco@mexicanbaseballfiesta.com" target="_blank">francisco@mexicanbaseballfiesta.com</a> – 520-460-5750 </p><p>Mike Feder: <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:mike@mexicanbaseballfiesta.com" target="_blank">mike@mexicanbaseballfiesta.com</a> – 520-954-8803 </p><p>Luz Jimenez: <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:Lucecitajimenezz@gmail.com" target="_blank">Lucecitajimenezz@gmail.com</a> – 602-349-0206</p><p>Frank Gamez: <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:fg3@mexicanbaseballfiesta.com" target="_blank">fg3@mexicanbaseballfiesta.com </a>– 520-977-3831​​ </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district5Newsdistrict-5