Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Committee of Pinal County

Our 2021 Cesar E. Chavez Celebration will include the following programs


Scholarships will be awarded to Pinal County students. The Cesar Chavez Memorial Committee of Pinal County anticipates awarding over $30,000 in scholarships this coming year.


We will be seeking art that captures Cesar E. Chavez’s passion and commitment to his culture, which will be displayed at the Casa Grande Library in the month of March 2021. Art contest now underway details here.

Celebration Dinner

A Cesar E. Chavez Celebration Dinner will be held March 6, 2020.  This dinner will include entertainment, auction, speakers, and presentation of scholarships.

Location: The Property in Casa Grande

Social Hour starts at 5:30pm Program starts at 7 pm

Information on the dinner can be obtained by calling Ralph Varela, 520-466-7765.

Art Competition Guidelines

The Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Committee of Pinal County invites all High School students in Pinal County to showcase their artistic talent and their commitment to the public understanding of the life of Cesar Chavez by participating in the annual Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Art Competition.


All High School students in public and private schools in Pinal County are eligible. An individual may submit only ONE item for this competition.


Art should express the concept of the lifework of Cesar E. Chavez and his impact on the community, and/or in the world, thereby increasing student awareness of his importance.


  • Art should be submitted on paper not larger than 11” X 14”
  • No computer generated art will be accepted.
  • Complete Application Form to accompany art piece.
  • Submit completed entry by February 19, 2020 at 5pm to:

City of Casa Grande Attn: Gloria Leija, City Clerk 510 E Florence Blvd Casa Grande, AZ 85122

  • 1st place: $250.00
  • 2nd Place: $150.00
  • 3rd Place: $75.00

Winners will be selected and notified by February 24, 2020, and will be invited to attend the annual Cesar E. Chavez Celebration Dinner on Friday, March 6, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. at the Property Conference Center, 1251 W Gila Bend Hwy, Casa Grande, AZ 85122.

Deadline February 19, 2020 at 5 PM.

Download application form


Platinum Sponsor's






Gold Sponsors

  • Central Arizona College
  • Crown Crescent Distributing
  • Eva's Mexican Food Restaurant
  • Pinal Hispanic Council
  • Wal-Mart Distribution Center, #7013

Silver Sponsors

  • City of Casa Grande
  • Core Construction
  • First American Credit Union
  • Fitzgibbons Law Offices P.L.C.

Bronze Sponsors

  • Bob Jackson Engineering Consulting
  • City of Eloy
  • Pinal County Attorney’s Office
  • Frito Lay/PepsiCo
  • Southwest Gas
  • Dave's Collision Specialists

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