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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE06-54

November 6, 2006

Contact: Charles G. Sturcken (718) 595-6600

PRESS ADVISORY

New York City DEP to Honor Staff at 23rd Annual Employee Recognition Day

Participants will be entertained by DEP’s in-house band, The Drips, who will perform original songs selected from their Environmental Songbook

Event:

Commissioner Emily Lloyd will preside at DEP’s 23rd annual Employee Recognition Day

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 8, 2006; 9:30 am
(Breakfast will be served at 8:30 am)
Location:

DC 37 Headquarters
125 Barclay Street, New York City

Background:

The Event is part of A “Quality of Work Life Lab-Management Program,” that recognizes union members who have committed their work lives to promoting the environmental health and safety of millions of New Yorkers who are served by DEP.  The Program, sponsored by the New York City Productivity Council, is co-chaired by Deputy Mayor Daniel L. Doctoroff and Executive Director of District Council 37, Lillian Roberts.  It is a Citywide project that operates in many New York City agencies. Awardees include members of nineteen of the City’s unions.

Over 1,000 honorees will receive awards ranging from length of service to perfect attendance. Additionally, acknowledgements for, DEP’s “Serious about Safety/Eyes on Environmental Awareness program,” recognition to over 200 DEP staff who assisted in flood cleanup upstate, and two Heroic Service Awards to DEP workers who risked their lives to warn residents that a fire was engulfing their building in Queens.

 

More Information

NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Public Affairs

59-17 Junction Boulevard
19th Floor
Flushing, NY 11373

(718) 595-6600