(Diamond, MO) – George Washington Carver National Monument will be hosting its fourth U.S. naturalization ceremony on Thursday, May 25 at 11:00 am. This is a partnership between the park, the U.S. District Court, and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Park staff and volunteers prepare goody bags for the new citizens as well, and they are requesting materials from local organizations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies to place in the bags. This can include member guides, tourism brochures, publications, maps, stickers, magnets, or any kind of information that is free to the public and helpful for these new citizens as the community welcomes them!
If your organization can help out in any way, please contact James Heaney, Park Superintendent. The staff at George Washington Carver National Monument would love to stop by to pick up those items and thank you for your contributions. They will also be featuring and thanking all contributors on their social media pages.
George Washington Carver National Monument looks forward to celebrating with you on May 25, and thanks you for your support!
About George Washington Carver National Monument:
Administered by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior, George Washington Carver National Monument preserves the birthplace and childhood home of George Washington Carver – scientist, educator, and humanitarian. The park is located two miles west of Diamond, Missouri on Highway V, then ¼ mile south on Carver Road. For more information, please call the park at 417.325.4151 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., visit the park website at www.nps.gov/gwca, or visit the park Facebook page.
About the National Park Service:
About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for the 424 parks in the National Park System and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Visit us at www.nps.gov on Facebook www.facebook.com/nationalparkservice, Twitter www.twitter.com/natlparkservice, and YouTube www.youtube.com/nationalparkservice.
Jim Heaney, Superintendent
George Washington Carver National Monument