Mayor’s Neighborhood Excellence Awards for 2017 G.A.I.N. Event



The Neighborhood Programs Office in partnership with the Chandler Police Crime Prevention Officers invite active Neighborhood Watches to submit an application for the Mayor’s Neighborhood Excellence Awards. You are receiving this email because you and your neighborhood participated in last year’s G.A.I.N. Event, which qualifies you to nominate your neighborhood for this year’s awards.

The winners will be announced on Saturday, Sept. 23rd at the Police Department – Main Station, 250 E. Chicago Street, beginning at 10:00 a.m., as part of the 2017 (GAIN) Kickoff event. Applications are available online at and all entries are due by 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 18th.

Applicants are encouraged to ask neighbors and friends to vote daily for their favorite neighborhood event. Online voting for the People’s Choice Award will begin Monday, Aug. 28 through Sept. 11. To vote, visit

The People’s Choice winner will receive first pick and the Mayor’s Choice winner will receive second pick in the 2017 GAIN Kick Off Lottery for Police resources. Additionally, both winning neighborhoods will receive a choice of a bounce house or canopy and up to $50 for water, plates and utensils for their 2017 Neighborhood GAIN event. In addition, a member or members of City Council will be scheduled to attend the winner’s 2017 GAIN event.

If you have questions, please contact Judy Ramos with the Neighborhood Programs Office at 480-782-4348.