May 1-7, 2016 is State Employee Recognition Week, and May 4th is State Employee Recognition Day. This is a time set aside for leaders to show their employees how much their service to the state of Georgia is appreciated. The thousands of dedicated employees who make up the State's workforce are individuals at all levels of State government who are making an impact and difference in the lives of nearly 10 million Georgians every day. You can also view Gov. Nathan Deal's official proclamation, here. Here are some low cost/no cost ideas for recognizing State employees in your office.