Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service

On April 1st, more than 30 mayors across Montana took part in Mayor's Day of Recognition for National Service to celebrate the work of National Service participants in Montana communities each and every day. Joining over 1,760 mayors across the country, mayors in Montana held public events with AmeriCorps and Senior Corps to spotlight the key role of national service in engaging citizens, meeting local needs, and improving lives.

Here's a taste of the 2014 Mayor's Day of Recognition for National Service:

Six former mayors of Polson join RSVP, Foster Grandparents, AmeriCorps FoodCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA National Service participants

Six former mayors of Polson joined RSVP, Foster Grandparents, AmeriCorps FoodCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA National Service participants

It's not a Mayor's Day celebration without cake!

It's not a Mayor's Day celebration without cake!

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Helena Mayor, Jim Smith, joined the Helena City Commission and National Service advocates and members as he signed a proclamation declaring Mayor's Day of Recognition

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Mayor Roni Phillips of Superior proclaimed April 1st Mayor's Day of Recognition on the front steps of the Mineral County Courthouse stating, "National Service is a vital resource for our city."

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Butte AmeriCorps members celebrated Mayor's Day of Recognition by planting seeds for the Butte Emergency Food Bank's vegetable program

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National Service participants shared their stories of service with Missoula Mayor, John Engen

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