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Posted on: May 6, 2019

LAWRENCEVILLE RECOGNIZES ‘NATIONAL WEEKS OF APPRECIATION’ FOR MULTIPLE CITY DEPARTMENTS

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Pictured right clockwise from top:  Members of City of Lawrenceville Public Works, which includes the Natural Gas, Electric, Fleet Services, Water, Streets & Sanitation, Damage Prevention, Engineering, and Facilities Maintenance Departments were present for the resolution. City of Lawrenceville Police Officers were also present for the resolution honoring the Police Department.  City Council members David Still, Keith Roche, (left) and Victoria Jones (far right), along with Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson (2nd from right) presented a resolution to City Clerk Karen Pierce (center).

The City of Lawrenceville Mayor and Council recognized several departments of the City in their May Council Meeting for national weeks of appreciation that are designed to create awareness of public service functions and the work they do for local communities. Public Officials read proclamations and resolutions into the record for National Municipal Clerk’s Appreciation Week (May 5-11), National Law Enforcement Officer’s Appreciation Week (May 12-18) and National Public Works’ Appreciation Week (May 19-26).

Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson shared, “City employees are the foundation of our community, providing services to keep us safe, comfortable and moving forward each day. We are glad to recognize each of these departments and show them how appreciated they are in our City for the work they do.”

In addition to this recognition, the City is encouraging the community to show support for these respective departments by posting a comment on social media with the hashtag #ClerksAppreciationWeek, #ThankYouPublicWorks or #LightLawrencevilleBlue. In accordance with the Light Lawrenceville Blue initiative – where residents and businesses have been asked to light their exteriors blue during the week of May 12-18, the City will also host Pizza with Police this Thursday, May 9, at the Lawrenceville Lawn from 6-8pm. Get your free slice of pizza and have opportunity to thank an officer.

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