‘It starts with MEnifee Kindness, Resilience, Engagement,’ annual State of City address

Menifee Mayor Bill Zimmerman greets guests during the Menifee State of the City at Fairfield Inn & Suites, Oct. 21. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Menifee, a city with “kindness, resilience, engagement,” was shown through the annual Menifee State of the City address in comments, videos and audience encouragement by Mayor Bill Zimmerman Thursday, Oct. 21, at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Menifee.The address theme presented by Menifee Mayor Pro Tem Lesa Sobek was brought home by more than 150 business owners, educators, Realtors and members of the Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce and City of Menifee in the audience shouting, “It begins with ME!”The introduction of this year’s theme was followed by a presentation from Zimmerman who outlined why the city, at 18-years-old, has grown to 105,000 residents and is continuing to grow with little end in sight. Looking ahead to the future he said it survived i
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