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Rockville Equipment Show, Thursday, May 25

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Rockville Equipment Show

 

Thursday, May 25 from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Mattie J. T. Stepanek Park

Have a kid that likes big trucks or construction? Rockville's annual Equipment Show is back this year for National Public Works Week! The show will feature lots of big trucks, kids activities and more. Free to attend.

This is a City of Rockville, Maryland announcement.

 

2023 National Public Works Week ad

Rockville will join the American Public Works Association to celebrate National Public Works Week from Monday, May 22-Friday, May 26.

The highlight of the week will be the annual Equipment Show from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25. This year’s show will be held at Mattie J. T. Stepanek Park, 1800 Piccard Drive. Kids – and kids at heart – will be able to climb into the operator’s seat of some of the big trucks used by the city’s Department of Public Works.

The free show includes public works displays, demonstrations, balloons, popcorn, coloring books and other giveaways, and the chance to meet some of the public works employees who provide the important services that keep Rockville running. It features exhibits on recycling and refuse, environmental management, the city’s water treatment plant, water and sewer operations, and stormwater management. School and daycare groups are welcome.

APWA first sponsored National Public Works Week in 1960. Today, more than 30,000 APWA members in the U.S. and Canada use the week to energize and educate the public about the important contributions of public works, including planning, building, managing and operating infrastructure and services in our communities.

This year’s Public Works Week theme, “Connecting the World Through Public Works,” highlights the way public works professionals connect us physically, through infrastructure, and inspirationally, through service to their communities, whether as first responders or daily workers carrying out their duties with pride. Follow the celebration on Facebook and Twitter at #NPWW and #ConnectingTheWorldThroughPW.

Rockville’s Department of Public Works provides water, wastewater, stormwater, streets, recycling and trash, transportation, fleet services, engineering, and environmental and right-of-way management.

To learn more about Rockville’s Department of Public Works and its celebration of National Public Works Week, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/publicworks or call 240-314-8500.

 

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Posted by

Roy Kelley, Retired, Former Associate Broker, RE/MAX Realty Group

Gaithersburg, Maryland  

Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

This is good information to share with folks in your community, Roy.  I'm sure there are kids out there that would love this event.

May 24, 2023 01:29 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Roy, on having this blog FEATURED in the PHOTOS group!

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May 24, 2023 01:39 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Myrl Jeffcoat 

Thank you very much for the feature recognition. It is much appreciated.

May 24, 2023 01:41 PM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Good information to share with people in the trades in your area. Hope it is well attended.

May 24, 2023 05:27 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Roy- this is the kind of event that my great nephew Raffe would love!!!!! 

May 24, 2023 06:40 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for your comments. Your feedback is always welcome.

May 25, 2023 11:34 AM