Councilwoman Ansari, Embry Health Bring COVID-19 Vaccination Event to Maryvale May 29https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/1923City Council District 75/25/2021 6:00:30 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1923/Newsroom_Council_News_07.jpgCouncilwoman Ansari, Embry Health Bring COVID-19 Vaccination Event to Maryvale May 29<div class="ExternalClassCC234CF5D49A4E3E9AF5E22666685C56"><html> <p style="text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:17.3333px;"> <strong style=""><em>Mayor Gallego and Councilwomen Pastor, Guardado join forces for door-to-door efforts leading up to the event to encourage vaccination across West Phoenix</em></strong></span></p><div style="text-align:center;"><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span> </div> <div>Phoenix, AZ — Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, serving Phoenix City Council District 7, represents zip codes with some of the lowest vaccination rates in Phoenix. This Friday, May 28, she will be joined by Mayor Gallego and Councilwomen Pastor and Guardado to rally volunteers in helping knock doors and get the surrounding zip codes of 85035, 85033, 85031 vaccinated – communities which the mayor and councilwomen all serve.</div> <div> <br> </div> <div>Door-knocking efforts will aim to drive registrations and awareness of a vaccination event taking place at Peralta Elementary School this Saturday, May 29, from 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. in partnership with Embry Health and the Cartwright School District.  Walk-ins all welcome, but residents can also register <a href="https://app.backstagemedical.co/widgets/#/schedule-appointment?pId=9567&widgetType=allopen&typeId=1974&count=300" target="_blank">by visiting this link​</a>. </div> <div> <br> </div> <div> <strong>Event #1: Vaccination Canvass in Maryvale Neighborhood</strong> </div> <div> <br> </div> <div><strong>What: </strong>COVID-19 Vaccination Outreach Event (Flyer distribution and door-knocking)</div> <div> <br> </div> <div><strong>Who:</strong> Mayor Gallego, Councilwomen Yassamin Ansari, Laura Pastor and Betty Guardado <br><br></div> <div><strong>When</strong>: May 28, 2021 | 5:30 PM <br></div> <div> <br> </div> <div><strong>Where: </strong>Desert West Park (Next to Desert West Pond) <br><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">6</span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">357 W. Virginia Ave. Parking, Phoenix, AZ 85035</span><br></div> <div> <br><br></div> <div> <strong>Event #2: Covid-19 Vaccination Event at Peralta Elementary School</strong> </div> <div> <strong> <br> </strong> </div> <div><strong>What:</strong> COVID-19 Vaccination Event with Embry Health</div> <div> <br> </div> <div><strong>Who</strong>: Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, Embry Health</div> <div> <br> </div> <div><strong>When: </strong>May 29, 2021 | 9 A.M. – 2 P.M. ​​<br></div> <div> <br> </div> <div><strong>Where: </strong>Peralta Elementary School (Enter through W. Alvarado Road)</div> <div>7125 W. Encanto Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85035<br></div> <div> </div> <div> <strong>Media Contact:</strong> </div> <div>Maria Lopez</div> <div>(623)703-6830</div> <div>maria.lopez@phoenix.gov</div> <div> <br> </div> <div style="text-align:center;">###<br></div> <div> <br> </div> <div> <strong>ABOUT COUNCILWOMAN YASSAMIN ANSARI</strong> </div> <div>Ansari is the youngest woman ever elected in Phoenix City Council history and the first Iranian American elected to public office in the state of Arizona. Phoenix is the fifth largest and fastest-growing city in the United States. Ansari is determined to build sustainable, equitable communities that serve future generations.<br><br></div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7District 7District 7YassaminAnsariStephanie Bracken602-769-0717602-495-5405stephanie.bracken@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/15/Stephanie_Bracken.jpgDistrict7PHX



Former Eye Opener Restaurant gets New Life helping kick off new ventures along Hatcher Road.https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/planning-and-development/2444Planning and Development8/12/2022 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/s3KZdWm2AwQ Former Eye Opener Restaurant gets New Life helping kick off new ventures along Hatcher Road.<div class="ExternalClass305E4A1FF9DE4F39ACDC7561FC5B6DCA"><html> <p> <span data-offset-key="clmos-0-0">This new adaptive reuse project could be one of many new ventures along Hatcher Road. Check out the "Eye Opener's" conversion from a restaurant to a vintage furniture showroom with help from staff & Councilwoman Deb Stark.</span>​</p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/pddVideo
Phoenix Firefighters Use "Fido Bag" To Save Family Pethttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/fire/2443Fire8/12/2022 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2443/dog 2.jpgPhoenix Firefighters Use "Fido Bag" To Save Family Pet<div class="ExternalClass5E97A77AC0C4452DBAAAF32F7FCB410C"><html> <p>​</p>Phoenix firefighters rescued a dog from a smoke-filled apartment in Phoenix on Thursday afternoon. Firefighters responded to reports of a fire near 19th Avenue and Dunlap and arrived to find a single apartment filled with heavy black smoke. <br><br>Upon arrival, fully turned-out firefighters from Engine 960 conducted a thorough search of the apartment; that's where they found an unresponsive dog. Firefighters carried the dog out of the apartment and quickly began resuscitation efforts.<br>​<br>Phoenix firefighters from stations 20 and 60 worked together to deploy a <a href="https://thefetchfoundation.com/fido-bags" target="_blank">'Fido Bag'</a>: Fido Bags are life-saving tools that are supplied to local fire departments and professional K9 Handlers from <a href="https://thefetchfoundation.com/home" target="_blank">the Fetch Foundation</a>.<br><br>Fido Bags contain reusable oxygen masks that have been specially designed to fit the nose of small pets including cats and rabbits and will also fit the muzzle of a large dog.<br><br>First responders on the scene used bottles of water to cool down the dog as they used the oxygen from the Fido Bag to help resuscitate it. <br><br>Thanks to support from the Automatic Aid System, the Glendale Fire Department was also on the scene and assisted with the efforts. <br><br>As the dog laid on the sidewalk receiving treatment, the owners watched from a distance. After a few minutes the dog regained consciousness and began to wag its tail. Shortly after, the dog was happily reunited with its family.<br><br><p>The Phoenix Fire Department wants to thank the Fetch Foundation for its support. The Fido Bag system offers pets across the Valley the best chance of survival in the case of an emergency.​​<br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/fireNews
Phoenix Awarded $25M RAISE Grant to Build Rio Salado Bike/Ped Bridgehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/street-transportation/2441Street Transportation8/11/2022 11:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2441/USDOT Rio Salado bridge presser.jpgPhoenix Awarded $25M RAISE Grant to Build Rio Salado Bike/Ped Bridge<div class="ExternalClassE151A7F15FF6451AAC5144BFB56747CC"><html> <p>​U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego joined a host of community members and elected officials on Thursday at the Rio Salado Audubon Center to announce that the City of Phoenix is the recipient of a $25 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant. City staff submitted an application for the grant earlier this year.<br></p><p>WATCH: <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2442">Rio Salado Bike/Ped Bridge RAISE Grant News Conference​</a><br></p><p>Phoenix will use the discretionary federal funding to construct the long-proposed Rio Salado Bike and Pedestrian Bridge, that will cross the river bed in alignment with 3rd Street and create impactful connectivity between south Phoenix and the city's downtown region.</p><p>When completed, the bridge will provide residents without a motor vehicle, or who prefer not to drive on every trip, with a safe option to cross the Rio Salado and gain improved access to jobs, schools, services and other opportunities. The bridge also will offer a convenient connection to the currently under construction South Central Light Rail Extension, and provide residents with increased recreational and exercise options with its proximity to the trails within the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area.</p><p>In addition to the construction of the bridge, the project will include solar lighting upgrades along the existing Rio Salado pathway from Central Avenue to 40th Street.<br></p><p>Updates about the project and information regarding future community feedback opportunities will be available on the <a target="_blank" href="/streets/3rdStreetRioSalado">3rd Street Rio Salado Projects webpage</a>. <br></p><p>Congress dedicated $2.2 billion in fiscal year 2022 RAISE grants to fund projects like this one that have a significant local or regional transportation impact. RAISE funding is a result of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that was passed by Congress in November 2021.​<br></p><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/streetsNews



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