City of Goodyear Archives

Michelle Lawrie: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Michelle Lawrie, economic development director, City of Goodyear Prior to joining Goodyear, Lawrie was president and CEO of WESTMARC from 2011 through 2014. Greatest accomplishment: “Being able to strengthen WESTMARC by bringing new energy to its activities and events impacting the West Valley.” Childhood aspiration: “My grandfather was a big influence growing up, and while I… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women


They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Georgia Lord – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

by in Blogs

Georgia Lord – Mayor, City of Goodyear Lord has served as mayor of Goodyear since 2011 and has served on the Goodyear City Council since 2005. In 2013, GPEC awarded Lord the Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her promotion of economic development in the region. Key to her success: “The most important quality that… Read More →

Goodyear Wins National Financial Reporting Award

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The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada again awarded the city of Goodyear the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2013. The award was announced this month and is the highest form of… Read More →

Banner Health Center Breaks Ground in Goodyear


Elected and community officials from the City of Goodyear joined leaders from Banner Health on Thursday to break ground on a Banner Health Center located at Cotton Lane and Estrella Mountain Parkway. Joining Banner leaders at the ground-breaking were Goodyear Mayor Georgia Long and Goodyear Director of Economic Development, Harry Paxton. The 13,000 SF center… Read More →

Goodyear to host small business summit; AZRE editor to be keynote speaker

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by in Events | Networking | Seminars

The City of Goodyear’s Economic Development Division, along with Sonoran Technology, will host a Small Business Summit for existing or emerging small businesses in the Southwest Valley from 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m. on Oct. 9 at the Tuscany Falls Clubhouse in PebbleCreek, located at 16222 Clubhouse Dr. The summit will feature eight sessions that include topics… Read More →

Goodyear Mayor Appointed To Defense Task Force

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The City of Goodyear announced that Mayor Georgia Lord will serve on the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Defense Transition Task Force. The mission of the task force will be to determine strategies for cities to deal with reductions in defense spending and transition issues that they will likely face as the nation shifts from… Read More →

EcoAvenues Earth Day Celebration

EcoAvenues Earth Day Celebration, Green Scene
by in Events | Green

As Earth Day approaches, companies are celebrating with events — both active and educational — that get residents into the “green” spirit. One such celebration is the EcoAvenues 2011 2nd annual collaboration of the Southwest Valley event. On Saturday March 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Estrella Mountain Community College, families can enjoy a… Read More →