2022 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals Awards Gala

Please join the Partnership for Public Service at the 21st annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® to honor our nation’s outstanding public servants who are making meaningful contributions to safety, public health and sustainability across our nation and the world. 

Event Details


Tuesday, September 20, 2022 


6:00 p.m. – Doors Open
6:30 p.m. – Award Ceremony
8:00 p.m. – Reception


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Terrace Theater  

2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566

Dress Code

Cocktail attire or dress uniform

Additional Information

Please see our event FAQ here. For more information, please contact us at [email protected] or (202) 775-6883.  

NOTICE: You will be required to upload a file copy of your COVID-19 vaccination card or proof of exemption to complete your RSVP form. Please make sure you have your copy handy before you start the rsvp process.


Note: This event is in-person only, it will not be live-streamed.

Health & Safety Info

The Partnership for Public Service is committed to the health and safety of our guests. We will adhere to all District of Columbia and federal protocols related to COVID-19.

Attendees are required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the program. In accordance with Kennedy Center regulations, masking is required for guests unless actively eating or drinking.

For the purposes of right of entry to the Partnership, a person is considered fully vaccinated: 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine.