UTICA, N.Y. -- It's National Service Recognition Day and the city of Utica celebrated by thanking their workers.
A ceremony was held at the Parkway Center Tuesday.
Mayor Robert Palmieri and Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente presented the Americorps and Seniorcorps with a proclamation for the work that they do.
Local volunteers say it's putting a smile on someone's face that makes it all worth it.
The city continues to turn to volunteers to help address challenges in a cost-minimizing way.