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WESTMARC BEST OF THE WEST 2020 WINNERS ANNOUNCED Awards recognize leaders who are positively impacting the West Valley.

 

WESTMARC BEST OF THE WEST 2020 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Awards recognize leaders who are positively impacting the West Valley.


Avondale, Arizona (October 22, 2020) The 28th Annual Best of the West Awards Dinner took place on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Phoenix Raceway with both in-person and virtually.


Honoring the West Valley’s best, WESTMARC awarded winners for its Annual Best of the West Awards Dinner. There are four categories that were recognized: Economic Engine, Excellence in Innovation, Quality of Life Enhancement in the Community and Quality of Life Enhancement in Education.


We’re excited to announce our winners in each award category!


Economic Engine: Desert Microsoft


Excellence in Innovation: Ottawa University


Quality of Life Enhancement in the Community: Verizon Wireless


Quality of Life Enhancement in Education: Abrazo Healthcare Residency Program



WESTMARC recognizes individuals and projects that inspire leadership and advances the West Valley. This year the WESTMARC Board of Directors will recognize:



  • City of Buckeye Mayor Jackie Meck Inspiration in Leadership Award
  • West-MEC, Western Maricopa Education Center - Regional Advancement Award
  • Bobbi Magdaleno, Arizona State University - President’s Choice Award




Visit https://www.mattyoungphotography.com/proofing/30th-annual-best-of-the-west for photos of our award recipients.



"The Best of the West Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the image, lifestyle, and economy in the West Valley," said Sintra Hoffman, WESTMARC President and CEO. "WESTMARC is proud to honor these outstanding individuals and organizations making a great impact in the West Valley."


As we celebrated WESTMARC’s 30th Anniversary, we are excited to have brought this unique event to the region in a safe manner that prioritize the health and well-being of our attendees. We implemented all CDC recommended COVID-19 guidelines and actively monitored compliance. Safety is paramount, and we ensured a responsible and entertaining evening for all!




About WESTMARC:



WESTMARCthe Western Maricopa Coalitionis a public-private partnership of the 15 communities, the business community and the educational sector in the West Valley. WESTMARC is committed to our members’ success and to our mission of enhancing economic development and promoting quality of life in the West Valley.

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