This Week in Photos – July 8, 2023

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    This Week in Photos – July 8, 2023

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    Rensselaer County is continuing a summer tradition that is now approaching a half-century in operation, with the launch of the county’s Summer Food Program on Monday during an event at Sunnyside Daycare, announced @RenscoExecutive Steve McLaughlin.

    — RensselaerCo.Exec (@RenscoExecutive) July 7, 2023

    Today, we kicked off the Leave No Veteran Homeless Initiative that I proudly introduced earlier this year to ensure we continue to care for those who have sacrificed so much for our freedoms.

    If youd like to help or learn more, call 2-1-1 or visit

    — Supervisor Nora Vargas (@SupNoraVargas) July 6, 2023

    Straight from Riverside County, Calif.! We had a wager on the outcome of the AHL Calder Cup Championships between @TheHersheyBears and @Firebirds. Thanks for the grapes and dates. Go Bears!

    — Dauphin County (@DauphinCounty) July 5, 2023

    This year's @flcounties Conference charity event, "Bags for the Brave," was all about supporting our amazing US military veterans in need.

    Reps from all 67 Florida counties prepared 200+ backpacks filled with personal care items for unhoused veterans in Charlotte County.

    — Charlotte County, Florida (@CharlotteCoFL) July 6, 2023

    Today, our County staff and municipalities are receiving #training from @FLSERT on Damage Assessment. #MartinReady

    — Martin County Emergency Management Agency (@MartinCountyEMA) July 6, 2023

    With an uptick in shark sightings, we are adding two additional drones to monitor our shorelines while lifeguards undergo training as certified drone operators, enabling them to scout for sharks, track rip currents, and ensure safer swimming conditions.

    — Steve Bellone (@SteveBellone) July 6, 2023

    Snohomish County Public Works Director Kelly Snyder today joined ⁦@USDOT⁩ ⁦@SecretaryPete⁩ for a briefing on electric ferries. ⁦@SnoCoPW⁩

    — Snohomish County (@snocounty) July 6, 2023

    Thrilled to have U.S. @Interior @SecDebHaaland at the @ualbany ETEC Center today for a conversation w/ @RepPaulTonko & stakeholders on offshore wind. Albany County is becoming a hub for renewable energy & it's great that the Secretary shares in our vision for a greener future.

    — Dan McCoy-CountyExec (@MCCoyCountyExec) July 6, 2023

    Yesterday, I celebrated the enduring spirit of freedom at Mount Vernon’s 140th Annual Independence Day Ceremony hosted by St Paul’s Church, the National Historic Site, and Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard.

    We reflected on the values of liberty and unity that our nation…

    — Ken Jenkins (@KenJenkinsNY) July 5, 2023

    It was an honor to be part of this year's reading of the Declaration of Independence at 4th Fest at Claude Moore Park! @LoudounPrcs put on an amazing event for the community with games, food trucks, and two stages with performances from the Sterling Playmakers and a band

    — Supervisor Juli E. Briskman She/Her (@SupBriskman) July 5, 2023

    Yesterday I got to drive my tractor in the Galesville Parade and celebrate July 4th with hundreds of residents who were full of smiles and spirit. Thank you to all who joined us. I hope everyone had a great holiday!

    — County Executive Steuart Pittman (@AACoExec) July 5, 2023

    This morning, I attended the @CityofTemecula’s 4th of July Extravaganza parade. It is always a pleasure to celebrate and reflect upon our freedoms together.#IndependenceDay #4thofJuly #Temecula #ThirdDistrict #ThrivingThird

    — Sup. Chuck Washington (@SupWashington) July 4, 2023

    A little rain could not keep us away from continuing today’s celebration of our Nation’s 247th birthday. As evening approaches and fireworks commence, I wish you a very safe and happy day of independence! #fourthofjuly #4thofjuly #independenceday

    — Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins (@DanCohenHiggins) July 4, 2023

    Happy to spend another holiday weekend in #OaklandCounty and observe the #FourthofJuly with #HuntingtonWoods and the @CityofOakPark!

    — Executive Office, Oakland County Michigan (@OakGovEO) July 4, 2023

    I had a great time seeing people from across Milwaukee County. I definitely made my step goal today after walking in four parades. Happy Independence Day, stay safe everyone!

    — David C. Crowley (@DavidCrowleyWI) July 5, 2023

    Together, we're making a difference! Special thanks to @CongressmanRaja for securing $1 million and helping us bring urgent care services to Arlington Heights. Your advocacy is changing lives and strengthening our community's healthcare system.#CommunityImpact #CookCountyHealth

    — Toni Preckwinkle (@ToniPreckwinkle) July 6, 2023

    4 parades for the Fourth!

    Towson, you never disappoint! Thanks for another great parade.

    Next up: Arbutus!

    — County Executive Johnny Olszewski (@BaltCoExec) July 4, 2023

    I was honored to be this years Grand Marshall at the Lauderdale-By-The-Seas July 4th Parade. It was a beautiful day and I had an amazing time. Happy 4th of July!

    — Mayor Lamar Fisher (@LamarPFisher) July 4, 2023

    Wishing everyone a spectacular 4th on 53rd in Hyde Park! For over 30 years, this annual parade has brought our community together in a joyful display of patriotism and unity.#Happy4thon53rd #HydeParkPride #CommunityUnity

    — Toni Preckwinkle (@ToniPreckwinkle) July 4, 2023

    Carly Winchell of the @ArkValleyVoice took this photo of me carrying Old Glory and flashing a peace sign during yesterday's Buena Vista #IndependenceDay parade. @demcountyoffice @TheDemocrats #independenceday2023 #freedom #liberty #Veterans #Veteran

    — Commissioner Keith Baker (@ChaffeeComBaker) July 5, 2023

    @LoudounCoGovt Administrator Tim Hemstreet joins County Executive Bryan Hill on the July Connect with County Leaders Podcast

    Listen as the county leaders discuss population and economic metrics, the impact of COVID-19 and local government challenges:

    — Fairfax County Government (@fairfaxcounty) July 5, 2023

    Happy Fourth of July weekend from the Kenosha parade!

    — Bryan Steil (@RepBryanSteil) July 2, 2023

    Celebrating America at the Kenosha Civic Parade. I was joined by Congressman Bryan Steil Kenosha Veteran of the Year Steve Tindall and State Senator Bob Wirch.

    Thank you to my driver Barb and the City of Kenosha and all the volunteers!

    — Samantha Kerkman (@samanthakerkman) July 2, 2023
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