Business Briefs - July 5, 2017

Goodyear partners with ADOSH

Goodyear has signed a partnership agreement with the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health, establishing a cooperative relationship to work to eliminate workplace safety hazards.

To remain in the program, Goodyear will have to display continuous improvement in its safety and health program as well as correct any hazards found during the process of becoming a partner with ADOSH.


View reporter wins Arizona Press Club award

West Valley View reporter Glenn Gullickson has been named second runner-up for the Arizona Press Club’s Community Journalist of the Year award.

The organization’s top award for journalists at small daily and weekly publications is for a body of work published in 2016 that enhances the goals of journalism and the quality of life in the community.

Gullickson’s entry included stories on the Litchfield Park lake project, the future of the Phoenix Trotting Park in Goodyear, the disappearance of the Hobo Joe statue in Buckeye, the cost of the mayoral runoff election in Avondale and controversy surrounding disputed water bills in Buckeye.

Gullickson won the award in 2013 and 2014 and was first runner-up in 2011 when he was editor of Echo Magazine in Phoenix. He has been with the View since October 2015.


Goodyear P.D. members receive awards

Several Goodyear Police Department officers and staff received awards at the Goodyear Police Department Awards Ceremony May 23 at Tuscany Falls in Goodyear.

Officer DeShara Washington received Officer of the Year and Lori Ohrt received Civilian of the Year.

Medals of Merit were awarded to Officers Deshara Washington, Nicholas Roberts and Michael Bonasera and Sgt. James Dougal.

The Superior Service Award was awarded to Officers Carlos Alcantar, Christopher Pacello and Robert Igo, Sgt. Justin Hughes, Detective Frank Grijalva and Kristina Bunch, crisis intervention coordinator.

The Community Service Award was given to Sgt. Bradley Hardin and Officers Michael Irvine, Jamie Benker and Nick Myers.

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