Office of the Mayor-President


For release: IMMEDIATELY

Release Date: 04/04/2017

Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service

Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome to participate in national Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service

WHO:
Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome
Community volunteers

WHAT:
The mayor-president will participate in the fifth-annual Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service on Tuesday, April 4. The initiative is being led by the National League of Cities, National Association of Counties, Cities of Service and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

According to the CNCS website, "AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs have a positive and lasting impact making our cities and counties better places to live."
Photo and video opportunities will be available at the sites below.
WHEN and WHERE:

9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
New Horizon Head Start
1111 N. 28th Street
Foster Grandparent Program
Mayor will read to children at the Head Start Center and thank the foster grandparents for their service.

10:45 11:45 a.m.
Pace Building
7436 Bishop Ott Drive
Senior Companion Program; RSVP Program; AmeriCorps State;
NCCC and Social Innovation Fund

Noon 1 p.m.
Baton Rouge General Hospital Mid City
AmeriCorps VISTA Program Leaders
Mayor will meet with new VISTA members and hear about new grants and projects. This will be a working lunch meeting.

For more information about this day of events, contact Janene Tate, communications director, at jtate@brgov.com or 504-913-9638.




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