Wednesday, April 23, 2008

NARA: Public Service Recognition Week

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at the National Archives. Please direct all inquires to Public Affairs Public.Affairs@nara.gov



NATIONAL ARCHIVES PARTICIPATES IN PUBLIC SERVICE RECOGNITION WEEK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 23, 2008

NATIONAL ARCHIVES PARTICIPATES IN PUBLIC SERVICE RECOGNITION WEEK


Washington, DC. . . The National Archives will participate in "Public Service Recognition Week" from May 5-7, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., on the National Mall between 4th and 7th Streets. The National Archives booth will be located in the Civilian Agency Tent near 7th Street.

Visitors are invited to discover what is new at the National Archives in Washington, DC:


  • Put your brain in gear, puzzling your way through an Archival Adventure from the National Archives Boeing Learning Center.

  • Put your face into a political cartoon from our new National Archives exhibition "Running for Office: Candidates, Campaigns and the Cartoons of Clifford J. Berryman."

  • Put your heart into it -- and add your name to the Founding Fathers' in signing the Declaration of Independence.

The Council of Excellence in Government organizes this annual celebration on the National Mall in Washington, DC, where more than 100 government offices and agencies, non-profit organizations and private companies will sponsor interactive and educational exhibits that showcase the innovation and quality work performed by public employees. For more information visit: www.excelgov.org/psrw .

The National Archives and Records Administration is an independent Federal agency that preserves and shares with the public records that trace the story of our nation, government, and the American people. From the Declaration of Independence to accounts of ordinary Americans, the holdings of the National Archives directly touch the lives of millions of people. The National Archives is a public trust upon which our democracy depends, ensuring access to essential evidence that protects the rights of American citizens, documents the actions of the government, and reveals the evolving national experience.

For more information visit: http://www.archives.gov .

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