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How Do You Celebrate PSRW?

Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) (May 7 – 13) is one of our favorite times of the year here at GovLoop. PSRW is all about acknowledging and appreciating the work you do in the public sector.

We think it’s important to take some dedicated time to thank the GovLoop community for your work and we wanted to invite you to celebrate by participating in programs developed specifically for PSRW:

Send a Friendly eCard
The connections and relationships you make within the government community can help shape the work you do and even advance your career. Which is why we wanted to help facilitate peer-to-peer acknowledgment during PSRW.

Check out these specially designed eCards and send to a fellow govie (or govies!) who you think is deserving of some recognition this week.

Twitter Chats
Be inspired by your fellow public servants, grow your network and ask questions in our daily Twitter chats from 2-3pm ET. Make sure to follow @GovLoop, @YGLNational, and @RPublicService and use #PSRWChat to join the conversation!
Monday, May 8: How Does Your Agency Celebrate #PSRW?
Tuesday, May 9: Why Do #Sammies2017 Finalists Serve?
Wednesday, May 10: How Do You Start a Career in Public Service?
Thursday, May 11: How Can You Thank Public Servants?
Friday, May 12: Why Are You a Public Servant?

Sign up for reminders now!

If you’re located near Washington, DC – there are even more awesome events planned to celebrate!

PSRW Social, Thursday, May 11
Join us at Lost Society in Washington, D.C. from 5-8pm ET on Thursday, May 11 to network and mingle over complimentary drinks with our inspiring gov community.

Register here (and don’t forget to invite your colleagues!).

Public Service Charity 5K Run/Walk: Sunday, May 7

Kick off Public Service Recognition Week by joining the fifth annual Public Service 5K in Washington, D.C., or participate virtually by forming teams to run or walk together in your hometown or community.

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

Find out how to get involved in the Run/Walk here.

Washington Nationals Game: Thursday, May 25
It’s Federal Government Workforce Day at Nationals Park on Thursday, May 25. Government employees will have the opportunity to purchase discount tickets. Pre-game activities will include tributes to public servants in attendance.

Grab your Nationals tickets here.

To all public servants far and wide, happy Public Service Recognition Week! How are you planning to celebrate?

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