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State of the City Address Supports “Operation Fix It”

Mayor Jim Lane


  Feb. 6, 2013

  Contact: Kelly Corsette, communications & public affairs director,
  Office: 480-312-2336, Mobile: 602-359-5965

State of the City Address Supports “Operation Fix It”

Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane’s 2013 State of the City address will be daytime affair that is free to the public, but also seeks to raise money for an important city program.

Proceeds will go to “Operation Fix It,” a program that teams volunteers and businesses to assist homeowners or tenants who are physically or financially unable to maintain their properties.

The event will be Thursday, Feb. 21 at the W Scottsdale (7277 E. Camelback Road). A reception begins at 11:30 a.m. while the mayor’s remarks are scheduled for 12:45 p.m.

“Operation Fix It is something very important to me,” said Mayor Lane. “I am very grateful to the Scottsdale Business Development Forum for putting this event together so that we can support a really wonderful community program while we talk about the past and future direction of Scottsdale.”

General admission to the mayor’s remarks, which begin at 12:45 p.m., is free to the public.

Those who wish to join the mayor and other community leaders for the reception and lunch, which starts at 11:30 a.m., can purchase individual tickets for $50 or sponsor group tables starting at $1,000.

The Scottsdale Business Development Forum is a private organization whose goal is to proactively recruit businesses to the region and strengthen the city’s economic base. RSVP and purchase tickets by emailing SBDFevents@gmail.com.