City of Buckeye Memorial Day Ceremony
West Valley Gives
A fundraising event on Saturday, June 24, 2017, to benefit a West Valley nonprofit organization. University of Phoenix Stadium, VisitGlendale, and WESTMARC partnered together to create an inspiring community outreach event. This year’s financial recipient is Treasure House, co-founded by Kurt & Brenda Warner. The Warners believe all people, regardless of ability, have a call for their lives, and the ability to participate in meaningful and challenging activities. Treasure House will be a supportive living community for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), to open by March 2018. The 30-unit residence will be built with donations from generous individuals, corporations and foundations, as it is not a recipient of government funding. The opening ceremonies to include Presenting of the Colors by the United States Marine Corps Color Guard and National Anthem by United States Navy Retired Petty Officer First Class, Steven Powell. The featured celebrities and honorary closing ceremony hosts will be Kurt Warner, two time NFL MVP, Super Bowl Champ, Hall of Fame inductee, and wife Brenda Warner, speaker, philanthropist, New York Times best-selling author, United States Marine, and mother of seven children. The event includes a family fun treasure walk inside the cool, air conditioned stadium, vendor fair, live music, activities for all ages, and a raffle for a chance to win a Kurt Warner autographed football or helmet. There will also be appearances by the Arizona Cardinal, Cheerleaders and the team mascot, Big Red.
Independence Day Celebration
The City of Buckeye in conjunction with the Buckeye Main Street Coalition present an opportunity for families and friends of all ages to come together to celebrate the birthday of our great nation. The Independence Day Celebration will take place at Youngker High School, 3000 S. Apache Rd., Buckeye, Az 85326, on Tuesday, July 4, starting at 6:00pm, with a spectacular fireworks display scheduled for 9:00pm. Free watermelon, assorted food vendors, water and bounce activities for a fee will be available, as well as live music from 7:00 – 9:00pm. Free admission and parking.