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Mix and Mingle with Colleagues at Holiday Social

Mix and Mingle with Colleagues at Holiday Social

Staff and faculty invited to celebrate the season at Dec. 6 event

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Durham, NC - Ring in the holiday season with Duke University and Duke University Health System colleagues during a holiday social from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 6. 

The event, open to all staff and faculty, features light refreshments, holiday music and the opportunity to socialize with colleagues. This year's event is in the Von Canon Rooms in the Bryan Center on West Campus. 

Denise Evans, executive director of Duke Staff and Labor Relations and Staff and Family Programs, said the holiday social is one of many ways Duke shows appreciation for employees. "It's one way to thank staff for their positive contributions throughout the year," she said.

Lesley Looper, head of the receipts management section at Duke University Libraries, plans to attend the event.  

"Since I work at Smith Warehouse, it's a great chance to visit with other Duke employees I know from around campus," Looper said. "Seeing colleagues in a festive atmosphere helps me get into the Christmas spirit."

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Thanks, Ann. Great idea. Other than Smith, do you have another favorite building at Duke?

In the mean time, I thought I'd share a story we did in 2010 about the renovations at Smith Warehouse:

Thanks again for writing and sharing your idea.

Leanora Minai

Editor, Working@Duke/Duke Today

Just a suggestion for a story idea: The faculty member quoted here works in Smith Warehouse, and I've been attending a class offered by Continuing Studies in the same location.It's an energy-conserving and attractive space, clearly with a history. Would you consider featuring these historical buildings and how they came to be part of Duke's campus?I always enjoy Duke Today. Thanks for the news about this fascinating university.

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