Takin’ it to the streets

Two employees of Brampton Works & Transportation Department present information about careers in public works to a student in one of their many career forums.

Marketing Administrative Assistant Diana Sabatino and Training & Safety Coordinator for Brampton Transit Deepak Bains hand out informational pamphlets at one of Brampton Works & Transportation Department’s booths at a career fair in 2012.

May 10, 2010 St Edmund Campion Catholic Secondary School © 2010 Nick Turchiaro Photography

“Teachers say [National Public Works Week] is their favorite field trip,” says Kitsap County, Wash. Public Communications Manager Doug Bear.

Teenagers learn about surveying and mapping under the watchful eye of Kitsap County (Wash.) public works employees.

National Public Works Week, Administration & Management, Public Outreach Takin’ it to the streets Kelley Lindsey May

Local kids get to literally leave their mark at the St. Charles, Mo. National Public Works Week celebration.

Armed with plastic gloves, kids leave their handprints in wet concrete in St. Charles, Mo.

A small girl signs her name on a snow plow blade in St. Charles, Mo. The blades are used the following winter.

St. Charles, Mo., day care children sign a snow plow blade at last year’s National Public Works Week celebration. The blades are then used the following winter.

The organizers of the St. Charles, Mo. Public Works celebration suggest that for a good turnout you need to “Invite people and feed them.” They have done just that with this group of local schoolchildren.

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