We’re excited to celebrate Independence Day tomorrow! This week government organizations across the U.S. are sending updates to commemorate the holiday. Check out some of the messages public sector organizations have been sending (both this year and in the past) to engage their stakeholders in new ways. And don’t forget to sign up to receive the latest 4th of July updates from organizations near you!
Department of the Interior sent out a message announcing the reopened Statue of Liberty for Independence Day last year to increase visitors to this national monument—tying a mission-centered announcement to the holiday to help it gain traction. See the full message and sign up for updates from Interior.
The United States Air Force spread the word on how Americans can help out deployed troops during the holiday through the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Check out the full message and sign up for updates from the Air Force.
The Ready Campaign within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)also sent a timely update today with preparedness tips on everything from fireworks safety to protecting your skin in the sun to grilling safety. The message highlights a #July4thSafety Twitter hashtag, and at the end of the message, they encourage you to join the National Preparedness Community. See the full message and sign up for updates from the Ready Campaign.
Evanston Police Department and many other local government organizations also send out holiday safety messages. This update from the City of Evanston was for an Independence Day driving safety campaign last year. Check out the full message and sign up for updates from Evanston.
City of Eden Prairie, MN sent out a call for volunteers to help with upcoming 4th of July city festivities, increasing citizen engagement with its programs. See the full message and sign up for updates from Eden Prairie.
Have a safe and happy July 4th, and let us know what your organization is doing to share timely & relevant information with your stakeholders!