Nevadans remember former President George H.W. Bush on National Day of Mourning

Northern Nevadans remember former President George H.W. Bush

President Donald Trump designated December 5 as a National Day of Mourning on Saturday, December 1. after the death of former President George H.W. Bush on Friday, November 30.

Multiple government agencies in northern Nevada joined the nation in remembering former President George H.W. Bush on National Day of Mourning.

The City of Reno

All City of Reno facilities will be open on December 5, which includes a regular meeting of the Reno City Council starting at 10 a.m. at Reno City Hall. During the meeting, Council will observe a 41-second Moment of Silence to honor and remember the 41st President of the United States of America.

Other ways the city will recognize the National Day of Mourning is by flags at City Hall and other City facilities flown at half-staff for 30 days.

The City of Sparks

Tomorrow, at 8:15 am, City of Sparks employees will gather to honor President George H.W. Bush.

“We want to show our respect for the 41st President of the United States," said Sparks Mayor Ron Smith. “On the National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush, we will be gathering in the courtyard of Sparks City Hall to honor this great man with 41-seconds of silence."

All City of Sparks offices will be open tomorrow. Flags are being flown at half-staff until sunset on December 30, 2018.

Washoe County Sheriff's Office

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office will have a moment of reflection for President George H.W. Bush.

"In an effort to allow our employees an opportunity to participate in this moment of reflection for our former President, I am inviting employees to assemble at the Sheriff’s Office Memorial in front of Parr Boulevard at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow so that we can reflect and have a moment of silence as an agency," said Sheriff Chuck Allen. I feel it is important to offer our staff the opportunity to come together in memory of a former United States President."


All USCIS offices will be closed Wednesday. Naturalization ceremonies, interviews and appointments set for that day will be rescheduled.

All United States federal offices closed for National Day of Mourning on December 5.

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