Council Corner - August 2016

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Superhero Party at the Splash Pad


Council member Julia Wheatley attended the Superhero Party at the Splash Pad in honor of Park and Recreation Month.


Pumptrack Demo




Council members Craig Barnes and Robin Benning attended the Pumptrack Demo hosted by American Ramp Company. 

Ocotillo Road Groundbreaking 



Mayor Gail BarneyVice Mayor Dawn Oliphant and Council members Jeff Brown, Emilena Turley, and Julia Wheatley attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the improvements to Ocotillo Road from Ellsworth Loop to Heritage Loop. 

July 16 Events



Mayor Gail BarneyVice Mayor Dawn Oliphant, and Council members Craig Barnes and Emilena Turley attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for Menchies, a new frozen yogurt shop located in the QC District. Mayor Gail Barney, and Council members Craig Barnes and Emilena Turley also attended a groundbreaking ceremony for Heart Cry Church. 


Reception for John Lewis




Mayor Gail Barney attended a reception honoring former Gilbert Mayor, John Lewis. Lewis accepted a position with the East Valley Partnership as their president and CEO. 

Alex Naddour Event - Queen Creek



Mayor Gail BarneyVice Mayor Dawn Oliphant and Council members Craig Barnes and Emilena Turley attended a celebration for U.S. Olympic Gymnast, and Queen Creek resident, Alex Naddour. 

Alex Naddour Event - USA Youth Fitness Center



Mayor Gail BarneyVice Mayor Dawn Oliphant and Council member Craig Barnes attended a send-off celebration for QC Olympian Alex Naddour hosted by the USA Youth Fitness Center in Gilbert. 

Round Table with Senator McCain



Mayor Gail Barney and Vice Mayor Dawn Oliphant attended a round table event with Senator John McCain, hosted by the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce.