Julie Giese

At Avondale’s “State of the City” event, Phoenix Raceway President Julie Giese will talk about the NASCAR Championship Race. 

The city of Avondale will hold its “State of the City” event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 at The BLVD, the downtown Avondale district being highlighted.

Described as a business mixer, the event will focus on economic development and business partnerships.  

In his keynote, Avondale Mayor Kenneth Weise will highlight many of last year’s accomplishments, including the city’s developments.

 The city will also highlight companies whose contributions and stories contribute to Avondale’s advancements, as well as recognize the city’s sustainable “Green Business” partnerships. 

Phoenix Raceway President Julie Giese will be a featured speaker at the event, providing an update of the exciting plans for the 2020 NASCAR Championship Race, coming to Avondale Nov. 6-8.

Following the mayor’s address, there will be opportunities to network, and enjoy refreshments during a reception. 

The event takes place outdoors, under a hospitality tent in the Park, located immediately behind the Randall McDaniel Sports Complex, 755 N 114th Avenue, Avondale.

For more information call 623-333-1613.  The event is open to the public, however, RSVP is requested by emailing ewebb@avondaleaz.gov.