Gilbert Fire & Rescue Back to School Drive

Manager’s Update: July 21, 2015

In this week’s Manager’s Update, I’m speaking with Jean Sperke about the annual Gilbert Fire & Rescue Back to School Drive. The deadline to drop off your donation is Wednesday, July 29th.

For more information and to find out where to donate and what is needed please click here.

New Fire Station in Gilbert, AZ

Manager’s Update: June 11, 2015

In this week’s Manager’s Update, I’m speaking with Gilbert Fire & Rescue about the new fire station and the upcoming grand opening. Please join us for the dedication on Saturday June 20th at 8 a.m. Gilbert Fire Station #7 is located at 625 W. Warner Rd. Gilbert, AZ 85233.

For more information please visit.

Water Safety ABC’s Gilbert, AZ

Manager’s Update: April 30, 2015

In this week’s Manager’s Update Town Manager Patrick Banger speaks with Gilbert Fire & Rescue Captain Gary Hildebrandt about the importance of water safety and the ABC’s that will keep children safe this swim season.

For more information regarding water safety, click here for a pdf with details.

Gilbert Police & Fire Annual Toy Drive

Manager’s Update: December 11, 2014

Would you like to donate a toy to a Gilbert boy or girl this holiday season? In this week’s Manager’s Update we’re talking about Gilbert’s Annual Toy Drive with Vickie Owen from the Gilbert Police Department and Jean Sperke from Gilbert Fire & Rescue. Toys are being collected up until Dec. 19th.

If you know a family in need or would like to donate, click here to learn more.

SPARK App League Awards

Manager’s Update: May 1, 2014

In this week’s Manager’s Update I talk with Gilbert Fire & Rescue Chief Jim Jobusch about the SPARK App League Awards Ceremony. This year’s SPARK App League challenged high school students from across Arizona to build mobile applications for Gilbert’s Fire and Rescue Department. To learn more, please visit