City of Peoria Press Release
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Peoria to Host Arizona Sister Cities Conference
State Attorney General
Terry Goddard and U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell will be among the speakers as Peoria
hosts the 2007 Arizona Sister Cities Conference April 27-28. Mitchell will join
Peoria Mayor Bob Barrett in opening remarks at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 28,
in the city’s Public Safety Administration Building, 8351 W. Cinnabar Ave.
Goddard will keynote a luncheon the same day from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Goddard and Mitchell -- former mayors of Phoenix and Tempe, respectively – were
involved in launching those cities’ sister city efforts. Conference workshops
will focus on the economic impact of sister city programs and opportunities for
exchanging personnel, as well as the “how tos” of creating and enriching sister
city programs. For more information, contact Peoria City Council Assistant Terri
Smith at 623-773-7328 or