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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Safety Olympics and Employee Appreciation Week…Everyone was a Winner!

EAW Picnic photo

Wow!  It was great to celebrate Team Plano during Employee Appreciation Week! Each day was a mega-marvelous experience for the senses…from Make a Difference Monday to Fun, Fellowship & Food Friday! During those five event-filled days, the City SERVED up several opportunities for you to participate in activities to connect, engage and be entertained.

Connect4Health’s return of the Safety Olympics, which included the debut of our Tri-Plano-A-thon, was hugely successful with 32 teams competing for top spots and medals. You all showed a healthy spirit of competition and tremendous teamwork…not to mention, serious athletic skills.

Here’s a recap of what happened last week…

Make a Difference MONDAY! 

(Stewardship – We are mindful of resources in a consistent and transparent manner)
Ice Cream Social, catered by Henry’s Ice Cream, Plano Municipal Center – SEE PHOTOS HERE

We’re All in this Together TUESDAY! 

(Engaged – We are committed to the organization and its mission, the people we work with and the people we serve)

C4H Safety Olympics at the Parkway Service Center:
Backhoe Competition

  • Gold Medal – Team What-a-Burger
  • Silver Medal – Park Rangers
  • Bronze Medal – Signals

Distracted/Impaired Driving Simulator – NO MEDAL

Wellness and Safety Jeopardy

  • Gold Medal – Civil Disobedients
  • Silver Medal – The Regulators #1
  • Bronze Medal – No Cash, No Splash

Ice Cream Social, Environmental Education Center – SEE PHOTOS HERE

Walk it out WEDNESDAY! 

(Respectful – Treat all people and opinions with dignity and courtesy)

Tri-Plano-A-thon Relay, Jack Carter Pool: 

  • Gold Medal – Team OPC
  • Silver Medal – The Name Changers
  • Bronze Medal – You Got SERVE

Ice Cream Social, Police Department – SEE PHOTOS HERE

Thank You THURSDAY! 

(Visionary – Embrace our past achievements while maintaining a leading edge focus on short and long term success)

C4H Safety Olympics at Jack Carter Park:

Zero-Turn Mower

  • Gold Medal – Plano A’s
  • Silver Medal – The 10-Keys #2
  • Bronze Medal – The 10-Keys #3

Backpack Blower

  • Gold Medal – Park Rangers
  • Silver Medal – Servin’ Not Swervin’
  • Bronze Medal – You Got SERVE

Ice Cream Social, Joint Use Facility – SEE PHOTOS HERE

Fun, Fellowship and Food FRIDAY! 

(Excellence – Strive to deliver programs and services that go above and beyond)

  • Annual Employee Picnic (catered by JC’s Burgers) – SEE PHOTOS HERE
  • Presentation of C4H Safety Olympics/Tri-Plano-A-thon awards – SEE PHOTOS HERE
  • Activities 
  • Lawn games provided by Parks (w/outdoor tents)
  • Massages (Trinity Massage)
  • Kona Ice Truck

To every department that helped plan and execute this incredible week of activities and to all of you who participated, THANK YOU.  This year’s Employee Appreciation Week demonstrated how we SERVE each other with excellence.  We are Team Plano!

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