About Town September E-Newsletter
Celebrate the Town’s 29 Birthday
Queen Creek turns 29 on Sept. 5! To celebrate the founding of QC, enjoy the historical documentary about QC’s heritage, From Rittenhouse to the QC. To learn more about the history of Queen Creek’s roadway system and upcoming improvements, watch a video featuring former Town Council members, Public Works Director Troy White and QC residents.
Mansel Carter Oasis Park – Now Open!
Queen Creek’s newest amenity, a 48-acre park, opened on Saturday, Sept. 1. Featuring an inclusive, adventure-themed playground and wheel-friendly park to a fishing lake and shipwreck splash pad, Mansel Carter Oasis Park promises fun for all ages. Located at 19535 E. Appleby Road, the park also includes additional ball fields, multi-purpose fields, basketball courts, volleyball courts, exercise area, walking trail and connectivity to the Town’s multi-use trail system. Learn more at QueenCreek.org/ManselPark.
East Valley Regional Cadet Program Accepting Applications until Sept. 10
The East Valley Regional Cadet Program is accepting applications through Sept. 10. The program provides a fun and exciting opportunity for youth ages 14-18 to learn more about fire and medical services. Sponsored by Mesa Fire & Medical, Gilbert Fire & Rescue, Queen Creek Fire & Medical and Superstition Fire & Medical, the interactive program develops leadership and teamwork skills. Find more information and apply online.
Queen Creek to Host Blood Drive on Sept. 11
Give the gift of life in honor of the National Day of Service and Remembrance by donating blood at the Town of Queen Creek’s blood drive. The United Blood Services’ bloodmobile will be at Queen Creek Historic Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road, on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Schedule an appointment online at BloodHero.com using QueenCreek as the sponsor code.
Provide Input on Queen Creek’s Stormwater Management Plan
The Town is seeking input on the Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) as part of the permitting process required by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). Information about the SWMP is available on the Town’s website at QueenCreek.org/Stormwater. Online input is being accepted through Sept. 18.
Founders’ Day – Sept. 22
Founders’ Day celebration will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 5–9 p.m. at Founders’ Park. The event will include a variety of activities including a kid zone, pig races, eating contests, 4-H zone, FFA Zone, Battle of the Bags cornhole tournament and the feature event, Battle of the Badge. Wristbands to participate in the Battle of the Badge competitions and inflatable activities are $10. Sponsorship and vendor opportunities are available. For more information, contact Erica Perez at 480-358-3719 or Erica.Perez@QueenCreek.org.
Are Your Prepared for an Emergency
September is National Preparedness Month - an opportunity for everyone to take action to prepare. From making an emergency plan to signing up for alerts and warnings, Ready.gov has you covered. Take the time this September to ensure you and your family are prepared.
Help Keep QC Clean – Bag and Tie your Trash
To help keep Queen Creek roadways clean, residents are reminded to bag and tie all trash. Bagging and tying your trash helps reduce breeding of flies and keeps pests away. You can also help reduce spills on the roadway by not overfilling your trash cart. The Town offers free monthly bulk trash collection upon request. To receive this service, customers must schedule a pickup. Collection may be scheduled any time before 5 p.m. the Monday before your scheduled pickup date. To schedule a bulk pickup, visit Bulk Trash Collection. You must have a current and active Town trash and recycling account to participate. When preparing yard debris for bulk collection, remember the three B's: Bagged, Bundled or Boxed!
Queen Creek Water Department Celebrates 10 Years
Our Queen Creek Water Department is celebrating 10 years of service! We appreciate the hard work of our dedicated employees who ensure we have safe and quality water 24/7! Follow Facebook.com/QueenCreek for info and facts about the department.
Queen Creek Unified School District
Discovery Kids Fall Camp 2018
Discovery Kids Fall Camp will be held Oct 1-5 (M-F) and Oct 8-12 (M-F) 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Desert Mountain Elementary and Gateway Polytechnic Academy. Daily activities will include arts and crafts, team building, gym games, Computer Lab, food fun and science. Field trips and onsite vendors will also take place throughout the camp.
Youth Athletic Program
QCUSD is proud to offer YAP Camps, Clinics and out of Season Training. For a full list visit the Eleyo website.
Questions? Call Ellie Hardt at 987-3169
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