A Fun-Filled Evening
By Erin Shatara
On March 29, SLAC honored employees who reached 20, 30, 40 and 50 years
of service for their work at Stanford and SLAC at the Annual Service
Awards Dinner at the Stanford Faculty Club.
Blandford (KIPAC) gave the keynote address at the event.
Photo by Diana Rogers
This year, there 51 employees earned one the 20, 30, 40 and 50 year
service awards, including: 38 twenty-year awardees; 10 thirty-year
awardees; two forty-year awardees; and one fifty-year awardee.
The 97 guests in attendance at the event enjoyed dinner followed by a
presentation by Carmella Huser and Erin Shatara of some of the major
events, names in the news, movies and happenings at SLAC during the
first year each set of employees started at SLAC. See the story 'What
Was Happening 20, 30, 40 & 50 Years Ago?' for some of these interesting details.
“I thought the evening was well-planned and presented,” said Vickee
Flynn (CEF), who received her 20-year award pin and gift clock. “HR is
to be commended for putting on a memorable evening.”
Later the guest speaker for the evening’s festivities, Roger Blandford,
gave a special presentation titled 'Observing SLAC'.
Blandford discussed his observations of SLAC since his arrival in 2003
as the new director of the Kavli Institute at Stanford.
Laboratory Director Jonathan Dorfan congratulated the awardees on their
long-term service, dedication and importance to the successes at the
Laboratory. Each awardee was presented with a Stanford pin and a special
commemorative gift as mementos of their years of service.