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City of Renton Celebrates National Day of Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 29, 2017

City of Renton Contacts:

Teresa Nishi, Recreation Coordinator, Community Services, 425-430-6694
Preeti Shridhar
, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569

Renton’s Day of Volunteer Mobilization is September 9


DayofServiceRENTON, WA - The City of Renton will host the eighth annual Day of Service on Saturday, September 9, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. After working on their projects, volunteers are invited to a Celebration of Service picnic from noon to 1 p.m. at Liberty Park. Entertainment will be provided by The Marianna Group. The entertainment is sponsored by King County Library Systems.

The annual Day of Service honors and remembers the victims and first responders of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The city has identified several volunteer opportunities throughout the city. To find one of interest and to register, please visit JustServe.org and enter “Renton” into the search box; look for the Day of Service logo.


About the National Day of Service
The September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is the culmination of an effort launched in 2002 by 9/11 family members and support groups. In 2009, Congress designated September 11th as a National Day of Service and Remembrance and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) with supporting this effort across the country.

About the City of Renton
The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 102,700 (2017), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, the Seattle Seahawks, and the eternal resting place of Jimi Hendrix. More information can be found on our website, or Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages.