National Volunteer Week Recognized April 16-22
Snoqualmie, WA – The City of Snoqualmie honors Volunteer Week in recognition of the many local individuals who contribute countless hours toward programs and services benefiting the community. April is National Volunteer Month, April 16-22 is National Volunteer Week, and April 20 is National Volunteer Day. Mayor Katherine Ross proclaimed April 20 as Volunteer Appreciation Day in Snoqualmie.
“We thank volunteers in our community for their time, commitment, and dedication,” said Mayor Ross. “Their work year-round greatly benefits Snoqualmie residents and businesses and helps make Snoqualmie a unique and welcoming city.”
One hundred and ninety volunteers served the City last year for a total of 5,793 total volunteer hours citywide. Their efforts included:
- The Civil Service Commission spent 20 hours updating Civil Service Rules.
- The Parks and Events Commission reviewed two new inclusive park designs.
- Volunteer Fire Fighters organized a December Food Drive and celebrated a return of the Snoqualmie Days Pancake Breakfast
- The Arts Commission held Two Chalk the Block events.
- The Human Services Commission spent 60 hours reviewing Human Services applications and awarding funds.
- Volunteer Fire Fighters administered 1750 vaccinations at 7 vaccine clinics.
- Green Snoqualmie volunteers planted 1,075 trees and shrubs.
Learn more about volunteering for a City Commission, as a Volunteer Firefighter, or with the Green Snoqualmie Partnership.