For Immediate Release: Sept. 16, 2010
Get to Know Your Neighbors at the
7th Annual G.A.I.N. Event and Taste of Goodyear
ARIZ. (Sept. 16, 2010) Meet your neighbors, learn how to make your
neighborhoods safe, and enjoy a Taste of Goodyear at the 7th Annual G.A.I.N.
Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 16 at Goodyear Ballpark.
There will also be plenty of family fun and entertainment, featuring arts and
crafts, games, and bouncers for the kids. Free.
stands for Getting Arizona Involved in Neighborhoods,
and is Arizona's version of National Night Out. It's a time for neighbors to
get to know one another, meet city officials and staff, and learn how to keep
their neighborhoods safe.
custom crafted Western theme facades will be featured in this year's
Neighborhood Village. More than 15 Goodyear neighborhoods are participating.
Police and Fire departments will be onsite with impressive displays of equipment,
including the Police Mobile Command Unit and motorcycles, SWAT vehicles, CSI van
and technician, the VIP vehicle and several fire trucks. Stop into the Team
Shop for one of several short "Safety Talks" about crime
investigations, water conservation, CPR for families, and more.
K9 teams will perform throughout the day, demonstrating how they work with officers
locating, chasing and holding suspects. K9 team dogs also help find
missing persons and search out drugs and explosives.
of Goodyear is back, offering free sample tastings of favorite foods and menu
items. Don't miss this chance to savor the flavors of local eateries.
is made possible through the support of: Presenting Sponsor, Cancer Treatment
Centers of America; Supporting Sponsors: Southwest Ambulance, Goodyear Police
Officers Association, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians; Contributing
Sponsors: Franklin Pierce University, Palm Gate RV & Storage, and Wood,
Patel & Associates, Inc.
Ballpark is located at 1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear, Ariz., located two miles
south of Interstate 10 on the east side of Estrella Parkway, just south of Yuma
Road. For questions or more information call Lili Schuett at 623-882-7801.