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Subject: OT - OMG, guess what I got!
Date Posted: 1/11/2011 7:04 PM ET
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I work for a major medical imaging manufacturer in the ultrasound marketing dept.  I'm the department assistant. We never had a holiday lunch in Dec so we finally had it today. After we sat down the Directer said "Donna, we have something for you as appreciation for all you do for us."  In the bag was an IPAD!  I started to cry.  I am so shocked.  I was thinking of buying a Kindle, but really wanted an IPAD.  I feel so valued and we all know in today's workplace that doesn't happen very often.

Date Posted: 1/11/2011 7:10 PM ET
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Wow Donna!  That is wonderful!  It is obvious that you are an asset to them.

Date Posted: 1/11/2011 7:22 PM ET
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That really is an OMG!! moment! It does not surprise me that they think you are worth an Ipad. ;-)

 

Congrats!! Have fun with it!

Date Posted: 1/11/2011 7:55 PM ET
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Very cool, and congrats.

Date Posted: 1/11/2011 7:58 PM ET
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Oh, Donna -- that's truly wonderful. Enjoy!!!

(I'm so envious.)

Date Posted: 1/11/2011 8:08 PM ET
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Aw, Donna...that's great!!  How nice to know one's work is appreciated.  How nice that they have good taste!  Have fun with it!!

Date Posted: 1/11/2011 10:02 PM ET
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That's awesome! Enjoy!

Date Posted: 1/11/2011 10:55 PM ET
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Oh Donna,  That is excellent, so happy for you!

Date Posted: 1/11/2011 11:00 PM ET
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Wow! Congrats!!
Date Posted: 1/12/2011 6:36 AM ET
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Well-deserved, Donna!  We've always known you were worth an iPad.....maybe even more ;)

Date Posted: 1/12/2011 7:29 AM ET
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very nice! you are definitely worth an ipad..... i hear they make very nice e-readers as well, and cover all the e-book formats.....please report back!

Date Posted: 1/12/2011 8:58 AM ET
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What's the saying? "All things come to he who waits" - or something to that effect. Good for you Donna - and you're right - not too many businesses acknowledge a good employee so generously! Stay with that outfit......wink and keep up the obviously great work!!!

Date Posted: 1/12/2011 9:35 AM ET
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Wow, what an awesome apreciation gift! Congrats!! :)

Date Posted: 1/12/2011 10:10 AM ET
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Congrats and enjoy your new IPAD.  It's nice to see there are still some companies out there who know how to value great employees.

Date Posted: 1/12/2011 11:12 AM ET
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Wow! That's not a story you hear often. Kudos to you and your company!