Media Release


Tuesday, March 19, 2013
For Immediate Release

Contact: Jace Radke
Telephone: 229-2205


City Council To Recognize Local Winners Of The Mayor’s Cup Soccer Tournament
City Council To Also Recognize El Cortez Day


The City Council will recognize the local winners of the Mayor’s Cup Soccer Tournament at the Wednesday, March 20, City Council meeting that will begin following the 8:30 a.m. Redevelopment Agency meeting in City Hall council chambers, located at 495 S. Main St.

The Mayor’s Cup took place during Presidents’ Day weekend, with more than 450 youth soccer teams from around the world competing. More than 7,300 soccer players, ages 14 to 19, from 12 foreign countries and 28 U.S. states played in the tournament. The tourney brought an estimated $10 million into the local economy.

Councilman Bob Coffin will recognize the El Cortez hotel-casino for being named to the National Register of Historic Places. The property first opened its doors in 1941.

In addition, the City Council will hear from local law enforcement representatives on the importance of gun safety.

Also, the City Council will recognize City Manager Elizabeth N. Fretwell who has received the prestigious National Public Service Award from the American Society for Public Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration. The award goes to individuals who make outstanding contributions and whose accomplishments can be viewed as models of public service.

Finally, the City Council will recognize the city’s March Employee of the Month.


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