From Riverside to Indio, Palm Springs to San Jacinto, Beaumont in-between and the County of Riverside, Public Service workers were honored at Council meetings during Public Service Recognition Week.
Social Workers, Solid Waste Collectors, Clerks, 911 Dispatchers, Custodians, Water Operators, Registered Nurses – all Public Service workers – keep our communities safe, clean and healthy every day.
“You are the unsung heroes that are on the front line of providing vital services to our communities. You deserve to be respected and honored for your hard work.”– Bob Schoonover, SEIU 721 President
The week’s celebration culminated with an all day Open House at the Inland Region office on Friday. SEIU 721 members, their families, elected officials and other unions enjoyed food, refreshments, raffles, and gifts.
To view the week in photos, click here or on the photo gallery below.
On Tuesday, May 12, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors read a proclamation honoring all Public Service Workers prior to the Board meeting. SEIU 721 members joined other union leaders on the days to be honored.
“I’m proud to represent SEIU 721 members in accepting this proclamation. It was great that our members were up front because we are the union.” – Paul Gaines, Riverside County DPSS CSS Supervisor II