Contact Amanda Farnan Press Secretary (774) 571–3639 [email protected] The recognition of outstanding federal employees will go on October 5, 2020 Here’s a disclosure. My single favorite banquet each year is the gala for the Service to America Medals recipients. In this bizarre year, of course, it’s virtual so I won’t get to shake the hands of the gifted federal employees I’ve been interviewing for the past few months. But there will be an event this evening. With more, the president of the Partnership for Public Service, Max Stier joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.