The City of Maricopa is encouraging residents to keep their dollars in the community whenever possible by shopping local and supporting local businesses. To provide another reason for residents and visitors to shop in Maricopa, the City of Maricopa is offering a monthly prize drawing to reward loyal shoppers and raise awareness of the services and products offered by participating businesses. For more information or to sign up as a participating business or shopper, visit the Shop Local program page.
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On a sunny Monday morning, a group of students from Butterfield Elementary School joined Rocky Brown, the City's Youth Coordinator in a demonstration of the Maricopa in Motion program. The presentation was part of the morning news segment for KSAZ Fox TV 10. Watch the full segment here:
The Summer Fun and Fitness Camp is a great opportunity for youth to play games, make arts and crafts, participate in sports and listen to special presenters!
Open to all kids 6-12 years old, the six-week camp will be held Monday-Thursday, 12-5 p.m., from June 3 to July 11. Lunch is provided by MUSD. Registration is $80 and there will are two locations to choose from, Saddleback Elementary or Maricopa Elementary School.
Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) provide a wide array of technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs supporting business performance and sustainability and enhancing the creation of new businesses entities. Services include development of business plans, management and marketing counseling, manufacturing assistance, financial packages, and procurement contracts. All counseling assistance is provided at no cost to the clients. The City of Maricopa invites you to join us and the Central Arizona College SBDC for an update us on programs, services, and future plans that will benefit businesses in Maricopa.
Join us on Saturday, June 1 for Maricopa's first Mud Run. There will be a mile of mud and obstacles including tires to climb, trenches to jump over and mud to crawl through.
Compete in the following heats:
- Adult Competitive
- Adult Recreation
- Open Run
Fee to participate is $35 for Adults and $25 for participants 12-18 years old. Fee includes an event t-shirt.
Bring the entire family for a morning of fun activities, including a kid mud zone! The Mud Zone is presented by the M.A.S.H. Coalition and the City.
Saturday, June 1
45695 W Edison
(open lot near the new Fire Station 575)
Come try the challenging course and play in the mud!
The City of Maricopa is proud to announce that Robert (Bob) Goodhue has been named Development Services Director. Mr. Goodhue has been serving in an interim role since December 2012.
“When he first joined the team, he was only planning on a very temporary role with the City, to help us through the transition period,” said City Manager Brenda Fischer. To his own surprise, Bob became very fond of the unique, dedicated team in Maricopa and the great projects on the horizon. During the interview process, Bob’s extensive professional experience, approach to team leadership and mentorship, passion for Maricopa, and overwhelming excitement to help the City grow set him apart from many other highly qualified candidates."