Group hug and Gov 2.0 Hero Day

I heart Gov 2.0 HeroesThank you to everyone who took the time to participate in Gov 2.0 Hero Day. I hope you got as much inspiration and enthusiasm as I did, watching so many people get excited about acknowledging the work of others.

Special thanks to Brian Ahier (@ahier) for podcasting an interview about GovFresh and Gov 2.0 Hero Day on O’Reilly’s Radar, Chris Dorobek (@cdorobek) for having me on the show, and Craigslist founder Craig Newmark (@craignewmark) for promoting via his blog.

Some great Gov 2.0 Hero posts:

Plenty of wonderful tweets can be found at the following hashtags:

Andrew Wilson’s (@AndrewPWilson) sentiments really resonate and inspire me to work harder and make GovFresh better:

Honored, humbled & inspired to work harder from all the #gov20heroday mentions today – many, many others deserve spotlight on their work

And Scott Horvath (@scotthorvath) gives us a parting thought for next year:

Next year for #gov20heroday…let’s have a BBQ in D.C. and bands!

Second that. Someone reserve the Mall.

Thanks again everyone.

About Luke Fretwell

Luke Fretwell is the founder of GovFresh. He advises civic and government-focused businesses, including CivicActions and NuCivic, and actively leads or supports key civic initiatives, including GovPress, Agile Government Leadership, CityCamp and OpenFBO. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn or email at luke@govfresh.com.

6 Responses

  1. Thanks for throwing this hero party!!! What a fab idea, Luke. I still think capes are an essential fashion accessory (and they could double as large bibs for next year’s DC BBQ). ;)

  2. Great stuff Luke.

    Am suggesting to people here in Australia – as part of may day job – that we set up something like Gov 2.0 Hero Day for the Australian Public Service. We need to celebrate a bit more in my book.

    Cheers

    Steve

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