Community Notes: January 18, 2017

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Avondale accepts leadership program applications

Registration is open for the 2017 Avondale Citizen Leadership Academy, which begins in March 2017. The course is 10 weeks and provides citizens with a behind-the-scenes perspective of Avondale city government.

Classes will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays and will include three field trips. Those who complete the course will be recognized at a special graduation ceremony in May.

Enrollment is free and is open to Avondale residents over the age of 18. Space is limited to 20 participants.

To register, call 623-333-1613 or visit


Goodyear councilwoman named to League of Cities

Goodyear City Councilwoman Wally Campbell was appointed to the National League of Cities Board of Directors during the annual City Summit Nov. 16-19 in Pittsburg. It marks the second time Campbell is representing Goodyear on the national stage.

Campbell will participate in leading the NLC in fiduciary oversight, strategic thinking and planning and implementation of policies and activities to support a better city.


Catitude Gallery welcomes guest artists

The Catitude Gallery and Studio has launched a new guest artist program. Each month, a non-gallery artist’s work will be on exhibit.

January’s guest is Grace Haynes of Gilbert whose art depicts her travels into Third World countries and highlights the cultures of those countries.

Her work will be displayed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday through Jan. 28 at 404 E. Western Ave., Avondale. For information, call 623-388-3840.

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