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Public Service Recognition Week

PSRW09_smallNext week is a week dedicated to celebrating those who serve in the government. It was started in 1985, and activities are held nationwide to honor the men and women who work in public service, whether in federal, state, local, or county government.

PSRW is a week to educate citizens about public service careers, and give thanks to those who put service about self. This year the recognition week runs May 3, 2010 through May 9, 2010. The theme is “Innovation and Opportunity.”

Six of Obama’s top officials are serving as co-chairs. These officials include Martha Johnson of the General Services Administration, Steven Chu of Department of Energy, Kathleen Sebelius of the Health and Human Services Department, Ken Salazar of the Department of the Interior, John Berry of the Office of Personnel Management, and Eric Shinseki of the Veterans Affairs Department.

For more information and a calendar of events visit: http://publicservicerecognitionweek.org/index.shtml

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