Peoria and Glendale Face Off in Inaugural Festival to Support the Troops

City vs. City Tug-of-War and More at All-Ages Event for a Good Cause

(ARIZONA) – The Laughton Team and Military Assistance Mission are excited to announce a first-of-its kind local event, pitting two West Valley cities against each other in friendly rivalry for a good cause. On Saturday, March 3, the Peoria VS. Glendale Festival will be a day of community fun for all ages, including bounce houses, local food trucks, games, face painting and an all-ages city vs. city tug-of-war competition.

"We’re thrilled to host the first-ever Peoria vs. Glendale tug-of-war competition and celebration of our two favorite Valley cities,” said George Laughton, co-founder of The Laughton Team. “The best part of the day is being able to contribute to the Military Assistance Mission and the veterans they serve. We know the community will love all the fun we have planned for them.”

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the inaugural Peoria vs. Glendale Festival will benefit the Military Assistance Mission. MAM provides financial and morale support to Arizona active duty military, their families, and wounded warriors.

Local businesses that wish to sponsor the event can purchase a booth and promote their business through one-on-one interaction with local residents. Proceeds from local business sponsorships will benefit the Military Assistance Mission and the brave veterans they serve. Interested businesses should contact Caroline Porter at cporter.

Who: Peoria V. Glendale Festival

What: A day of friendly competition between Peoria and Glendale with an all-ages city vs. city tug-of-war competition for cash prizes. Tug-of-war competitions are split into three age groups: 8-14, 15-19 and 20+. Each age group has the chance to win cash prizes up to $500. Minimum six people required to sign up as a team. Earn bragging rights for your city by signing up for FREE at peoriavsglendale.com/tug-of-war.

When: Saturday, March 3

9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Cost: FREE for all ages

Where: Tyr Tactical

9330 N. 91st Ave

Peoria, AZ 85345

The Laughton Team

The Laughton Team has helped thousands of families buy and sell their homes since it was founded by George and Jennifer Laughton in 2007. George, Jennifer, and their entire team operate on principles of honesty, excellent customer service and total competence that exceeds client expectations. George is one of the youngest Realtors to be inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, and he and Jennifer consistently rank in the top one percent of all real estate agents in the US. In 2017, they closed over $170 million in total sales, and continue to grow in 2018 with a dedicated focus in the West Valley.

All proceeds from the inaugural Peoria vs. Glendale event benefit Military Assistance Mission. MAM provides financial and morale support to Arizona active duty military, their families and wounded warriors. Visit azmam.org to learn more about their many programs and how you can get involved with their worthy mission.


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