Public Service Week: SEIU 721 Members Proud to Serve

PSRW SEIU721 groupsDid You Know? · The first person to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong, was a public employee· More than two million public employees protect our nation through service in our armed forces· The majority of children in America are educated by public school teachers

Join our celebration of Public Service Recognition Week, May 3-9, as union leaders and members, elected officials, City and County administrators and community leaders recognize the achievements and services provided by public employees.

That’s YOU!

Events planned for May

Each year, Public Service Recognition Week highlights the accomplishments of the dedicated public servants who work tirelessly on behalf of all in our community and who rarely get the credit they deserve. This year the following City Councils will read a proclamation thanking all public service workers. Please attend any of the below meetings.

Tuesday, May 5PSRW proclamation
• Beaumont City CouncilPublic Service Recognition read by City Council – 6 p.m.
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• Riverside City Council Public Service Recognition read by City Council – 6:30 p.m.
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• San Jacinto City Council Public Service Recognition read by City Council
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Wednesday, May 6
• Indio City Council Public Service Recognition read by City Council – 5 p.m.
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• Palm Springs City Council Public Service Recognition read by City Council – 6 p.m.
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Friday, May 8
11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Open House Celebration

Stop by anytime for food, beverages, entertainment, fellowship, fun prizes and free gifts. This Open House celebration will have plenty of activities for the whole family. A perfect opportunity to visit with your coworkers, various elected officials who will stop by during the day, and SEIU 721 elected leaders and staff.

SEIU 721 Regional Office
6177 River Crest Dr.
Riverside, CA 92507

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Pressed for time? Please review the special highlighted times below.
• 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch Buffet provided
• 3 – 5 p.m. – Snacks! Popcorn! Candy! Pretzels!
• 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Dinner Buffet and drinks provided
• 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – SEIU Local 721 Regional Council Meeting

ALL members and guests are welcome to attend.

• 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Dessert Reception

Click here to download the Open House flyer.
Saturday, May 9
Day of Service Two regional events where union members, community, elected officials and our families can volunteer.
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
• Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful – graffiti removal
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Click here to view event flyer.
• San Bernardino County Canned Food Drive
Have an interesting or visual job?
During the month of May we will be visiting worksites all over the region to photograph members who make remarkable contributions, find innovative solutions to complex issues, and serve our communities every day. If you are interested in being photographed, please click here to email Tracy Silveria, SEIU 721 Communications Specialist.

PSRW Background
Celebrated since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) is a nationwide public education campaign honoring the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. Each year the President and Congress designate the first full week of May (May 3-9, 2015) as PSRW and activities are held nationwide in celebration of public employees who put service above self.