HAMILTON, NJ -- To show the community's admiration for healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Hamilton Township’s Mayor Jeff Martin and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton’s President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Freeman have teamed up to organize "Echo Our Appreciation" across the area.
The community can participate right from their homes.
On Thursday, April 23, Between 7 and 7:30 pm, the public is invited to take to their yards, windows, or sidewalks to make some noise and to show their appreciation and support of the "Echoing Our Appreciation to Healthcare Workers" event through the unique Front Porch Project. Local residents are encouraged to hang banners and signs or chalk their walk with words of appreciation and inspiration.
Participants are asked to post their photos and videos on social media by tagging @HamiltonTwpNJ and @RWJHamilton and to include #HamiltonProud #EchoingAppreciation, #HopeIsInHamilton and #HeroesWorkHere or email Mayor Martin at Mayor@HamiltonNJ.com for sharing.
Meanwhile, health care staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton campus will be honored for the dedication to patients. Community leaders including memebrs of Police, Fire Divisions, Legislative District 14 representatives, County elected officials, Mayors, Council Members, and School Superintendents of Hamilton Township, Robbinsville and East Windsor, as well as Mercer County Prosecutor’s and Mercer County Sheriff’s Offices will be on-hand.
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