Public Service Recognition Week - May 4-10, 2014

It's amazing to me that there are public servants like myself who don't know about Public Service Recognition Week and/or don't plan to celebrate this week.

The Partnership for Public Service and the Public Employee's Roundtable sponsor this annual celebration of service.

It would be great to have a GovLoop team for the 5K Run/Walk.

The Townhall Meeting will be webcast this year for those outside the DC area.

Get involved and create your own celebration at your agency. Get your own celebration toolkit at

http://publicservicerecognitionweek.org/celebration_toolkit/

Events

Join us in celebrating Public Service Recognition Week at an event in the Washington, D.C. area.

Public Service 5K Run/Walk

Sunday, May 4

Anacostia Park
Washington, DC

To kick off PSRW 2014, government employees, their families and friends, and area running enthusiasts participated and showed their support and appreciation for our country’s dedicated public servants.

Proceeds will benefit the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA).

Washington Nationals Government Employee Appreciation

Tuesday, May 6

Nationals Park
Washington, DC

Join us as the Washington Nationals take on the Los Angeles Dodgers during PSRW. To celebrate, the Nationals are offering discounted tickets to government employees and will pay tribute to public servants in attendance. Don’t worry if you can’t attend May 6. The discount code can used for any home game during the 2014 regular season.

Government employees: Click here for more information and to receive your discount code.

Non-government employees: Click here to purchase tickets online.

Public Service Town Hall

Thursday, May 8

Partnership for Public Service
Washington, DC

Join ABC News Political Commentator Cokie Roberts and federal leaders for our fourth annual town hall discussion about the value of government service and the dedicated men and women who deliver that value on behalf of the American people every day.

Register now »

Not in the DC area? Register hereto view the event via livestream.

Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals Finalists Announcement

Tuesday, May 6
By Invitation Only

The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) pay tribute to America's dedicated federal workforce, highlighting those who have made significant contributions to our country. Honorees are chosen based on their commitment and innovation, as well as the impact of their work on addressing the needs of the nation. Thirty outstanding federal employees, whose important, behind-the-scenes work advances the health, safety and well-being of Americans, will be announced as finalists for these prestigious awards.

Learn more about the Sammies finalists»

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