“Serving One Another” – four specific areas of focus within our communities:
1) Supporting the Military and First Responders: Father Shea Bowora, St. Mary's Catholic Church
2) Supporting Non-Profits and Their Volunteers: Karolyn Benger, The Jewish Community Relations Council
3) Supporting Foster Families: Kevin Larter, Pastor of the Central Leadership Institute Residency Program, . . Central Christian Church
4) Supporting Youth Service Programs/Projects: Imam Mahmoud Soliman, Islamic Community Center of Phoenix
Table Talk Discussion: Discuss best practices in any of the four areas of focus that are being highlighted at the event. Participants will share resources, best practices, and ideas from their experience/the sector they represent. That information will be collected via scribes at each table and shared live to help facilitate conversation at the tables and as a resource following the event.
Closing Blessing: Dr. Gary Smith, 2018 Event Planning Committee Chair
East Valley Mayors'
Kevin Hartke, City of Chandler
John Giles, City of Mesa
W.J. “Jim” Lane, City of Scottsdale
Gail Barney, Town of Queen Creek
Jeff Serdy, City of Apache Junction
Linda Kavanagh, Town of Fountain Hills
Michael Collins, Town of Paradise Valley
Jenn Daniels, Town of Gilbert
Vincent Francia, Town of Cave Creek
Mark Mitchell, City of Tempe
Mesa Chamber of Commerce
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EVMPB is an annual gathering of East Valley Mayors, leaders of faith, local government, businesses, and non profits working in partnership on human service needs in their community.