Ventura County Public Works Agency highlights importance of Public Works for National Public Works Week, May 18 – 24

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Agency to host activities that will educate the community about the importance of public works and services the Agency provides to Ventura County citizens

Ventura County, Calif., April 4, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) - This year, National Public Works Week, an honorary week sponsored by the American Public Works Association, will take place the week of May 18-24 with the theme “Building for Today, Planning for Tomorrow.”
During this week, the Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) will host events and activities to celebrate the work of the five departments that make up the Agency, as well as recognize its workforce dedicated to improving the quality of life for present and future generations of County residents.
On Tuesday, May 20, at 10 a.m. in the Hall of Administration, the Board of Supervisors will adopt a resolution in honor of National Public Works Week. VCPWA will also announce this year’s “Employees of the Year” recipients.
From 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the public will be invited to partake in various festivities, as the Government Center parking lot will be filled with VCPWA Department display booths, including heavy equipment for demonstrations. VCPWA staff will also lead activities and hands-on stations that demonstrate the many services provided by the Agency, such as creating recyclable arts and crafts and more. Also, a career booth will be staffed to provide information on exciting career opportunities with the Agency, including internship and student-worker programs that may be available for high school and college students interested in gaining professional experience in the Public Works sector.
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Who: VCPWA celebrates Public Works Day
When: Tuesday, May 20
Times: Resolution with the County Board of Supervisors at 10:00 a.m. (Hall of Administration)
            Public-activity displays and presentations from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Parking lot)
Where: Government Center, 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura, Calif. 93009

Press Contact:
Alicia Rutledge
4572 Telephone Rd. STE. 913
Ventura, CA. 93003
805-654-1564 ext. 1
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