#CityHallSelfie Day

#CityHallSelfie Day is a worldwide celebration of local government service. It showcases pride in local government institutions. Local government employees, elected officials, media, and community members participate on #CityHallSelfie Day.

#CityHallSelfie Day is managed by ELGL, the Engaging Local Government Leaders network. ELGL is a professional association of 4,800 people who work for and with local government.

ELGL’s mission is to engage the brightest minds in local government. In 2019, ELGL and Bang the Table are partnering to produce #CityHallSelfie day.

This day is all about local government pride.

So it doesn't matter if you are a citizen or work for a town, county, special district - just hop in front of your building, snap a picture, and use the hashtag to share it with the world!


#CityHallSelfie Day is a worldwide celebration of local government service. It showcases pride in local government institutions. Local government employees, elected officials, media, and community members participate on #CityHallSelfie Day.

#CityHallSelfie Day is managed by ELGL, the Engaging Local Government Leaders network. ELGL is a professional association of 4,800 people who work for and with local government.

ELGL’s mission is to engage the brightest minds in local government. In 2019, ELGL and Bang the Table are partnering to produce #CityHallSelfie day.

This day is all about local government pride.

So it doesn't matter if you are a citizen or work for a town, county, special district - just hop in front of your building, snap a picture, and use the hashtag to share it with the world!


  • Shawnee celebrating City Hall Selfie Day

    3 months ago
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    The Shawnee city staff is celebrating City Hall Selfie Day at 12:15 p.m. today, Aug. 15 in front of city hall. The event is a social media driven “day” to promote what local government can do for residents. The event is also an opportunity for residents to “showcase your local gov love,” according to ELGL. To participate, residents take a selfie in front of Shawnee City Hall and post the selfie on social media with the hashtag #CityHallSelfie. City staff will be clearing out the parking lot in the front from noon to 1 p.m. to take the group...

    The Shawnee city staff is celebrating City Hall Selfie Day at 12:15 p.m. today, Aug. 15 in front of city hall. The event is a social media driven “day” to promote what local government can do for residents. The event is also an opportunity for residents to “showcase your local gov love,” according to ELGL. To participate, residents take a selfie in front of Shawnee City Hall and post the selfie on social media with the hashtag #CityHallSelfie. City staff will be clearing out the parking lot in the front from noon to 1 p.m. to take the group selfie.

  • HONOR THY SELFIE

    3 months ago
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    For the third year, the City of Sarasota will be observing #CityHallSelfie Day, a nationwide celebration of local government and civic awareness, on its social media channels today, Aug. 15. City employees are encouraged to take a “selfie” photo of themselves and their co-workers while on the job. #CityHallSelfieDay bills itself as “a chance for the city’s dedicated workforce to demonstrate its pride in serving the public.”

    The City will be posting selfies from employees throughout the day on its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. Residents can also join in by taking a selfie at City Hall or at...

    For the third year, the City of Sarasota will be observing #CityHallSelfie Day, a nationwide celebration of local government and civic awareness, on its social media channels today, Aug. 15. City employees are encouraged to take a “selfie” photo of themselves and their co-workers while on the job. #CityHallSelfieDay bills itself as “a chance for the city’s dedicated workforce to demonstrate its pride in serving the public.”

    The City will be posting selfies from employees throughout the day on its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. Residents can also join in by taking a selfie at City Hall or at their favorite city park or facility, posting it to their personal social media pages with the hashtag #CityHallSelfie and tagging @CityofSarasota.

    #CityHallSelfie Day observance is organized by the national nonprofit ELGL (Engaging Local Government Leaders).


  • How #CityHallSelfie Day became a local government tradition

    3 months ago
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    To learn more about #CityHallSelfie Day and the group behind it, Bloomberg Cities sat down with Kirsten Wyatt, executive director and co-founder of Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL)—and former public servant herself—who talked about the origins of this social media event, why it’s caught on with city leaders, and her tips for how to take a stand-out #CityHallSelfie.

    To learn more about #CityHallSelfie Day and the group behind it, Bloomberg Cities sat down with Kirsten Wyatt, executive director and co-founder of Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL)—and former public servant herself—who talked about the origins of this social media event, why it’s caught on with city leaders, and her tips for how to take a stand-out #CityHallSelfie.

  • Appleton celebrates local government with City Hall Selfie Day

    3 months ago
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    APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) Grab some friends, find that perfect lighting and snap your best selfie!

    City Hall Selfie Day is happening on Thursday to celebrate local government and the work it does in the communities they represent.

    It’s simple to participate, here’s the rules:

    Stop by City Hall and take a selfie in front of the sign on the side of the building on Appleton Street. You can also use any sign inside the building on the 1st, 5th and 6th floor offices.

    Selfies at other government facilities still count, as do selfies with crews working throughout the city. Simply...

    APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) Grab some friends, find that perfect lighting and snap your best selfie!

    City Hall Selfie Day is happening on Thursday to celebrate local government and the work it does in the communities they represent.

    It’s simple to participate, here’s the rules:

    Stop by City Hall and take a selfie in front of the sign on the side of the building on Appleton Street. You can also use any sign inside the building on the 1st, 5th and 6th floor offices.

    Selfies at other government facilities still count, as do selfies with crews working throughout the city. Simply snap a selfie showing them at work behind you.


  • Community invited to participate in City Hall Selfie Day Thursday

    3 months ago
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    The community is invited to take part in City Hall Selfie Day Thursday, Aug. 15.

    Whether you are a city employee or a resident, the City of LaGrange is encouraging the community to snap a selfie at LaGrange City Hall, 200 Ridley Avenue, and post it on social media any time of the day on Wednesday.


    The community is invited to take part in City Hall Selfie Day Thursday, Aug. 15.

    Whether you are a city employee or a resident, the City of LaGrange is encouraging the community to snap a selfie at LaGrange City Hall, 200 Ridley Avenue, and post it on social media any time of the day on Wednesday.


  • Ready for Your Closeup? Brookfield Celebrates #CityHallSelfie Day

    3 months ago
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    Brookfield is asking residents to take a picture of themselves in front of a local government building, for a chance at prizes.

    BROOKFIELD, CT — You will be forgiven if you forgot that Thursday Aug. 15 is City Hall Selfie Day, but the town wants to remind you.

    The promotion #CityHallSelfie day was created by the organization Engaging Local Government (ELG) with the intention of showcasing pride in local government institutions.

    The town is asking residents to take a picture of themselves in front of a local government building — they're not married to City Hall, the public library or...

    Brookfield is asking residents to take a picture of themselves in front of a local government building, for a chance at prizes.

    BROOKFIELD, CT — You will be forgiven if you forgot that Thursday Aug. 15 is City Hall Selfie Day, but the town wants to remind you.

    The promotion #CityHallSelfie day was created by the organization Engaging Local Government (ELG) with the intention of showcasing pride in local government institutions.

    The town is asking residents to take a picture of themselves in front of a local government building — they're not married to City Hall, the public library or a fire house will do just as nicely — and post the photo on social media with the hashtag #CityHallSelfie. Upside for the resident is the chance to win awards from ELG for excelling in such categories as "Best Dressed," "Most People," "Funniest" or even "Best Hat."

    Complete instructions can be found on the town website.


  • Fontana Herald News Highlights City Hall Selfie Day

    3 months ago
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    The City of Fontana will be celebrating National City Hall Selfie Day on Thursday, Aug. 15 and will be inviting residents to show off their Fontana civic pride and celebrate.

    The local event will take place at Fontana City Hall, 8353 Sierra Avenue, between 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

    National City Hall Selfie Day is overseen by an organization called Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL). Last year, ELGL selected the City of Fontana as the winner for Best Wrap-Up Video after the event.

    City officials said the procedure for participating in National City Hall Selfie Day is as simple as...

    The City of Fontana will be celebrating National City Hall Selfie Day on Thursday, Aug. 15 and will be inviting residents to show off their Fontana civic pride and celebrate.

    The local event will take place at Fontana City Hall, 8353 Sierra Avenue, between 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

    National City Hall Selfie Day is overseen by an organization called Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL). Last year, ELGL selected the City of Fontana as the winner for Best Wrap-Up Video after the event.

    City officials said the procedure for participating in National City Hall Selfie Day is as simple as 1-2-3:

    • Come down to Fontana City Hall and snap a selfie.

    • Post the selfie on social media using the hashtags #CityHallSelfie and #FontanaCityHall. Be sure to also tag @FontanaCA and @CityHallSelfie.

    • Enjoy free coffee and donuts.

    Through the tag @FontanaCA and hashtag #FontanaCityHall, participants' selfies may be shared on the City's official social media accounts and featured in the wrap-up video.

    "For participants whose accounts are private, please direct message the photos to the City of Fontana's official Facebook page," said Martha Guzman-Hurtado, a city representative.

    By using the tag @CityHallSelfie and hashtag #CityHallSelfie, participants will be entered to win awards or recognition from ELGL. Award categories include Best Selfie of the Day, Most Creative City Hall Selfie, Best City Hall Selfie by a Citizen and more.




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