June 8, 2023

Virginia Public Service Week

Next Week (May 6- May 10) is Virginia Public Service Week!  Join in these special events sponsored by the Staff Advisory Council and take time to show appreciation for a colleague through the VPSW apprecVPSWiation blog!


Monday, May 6 

CORN HOLE GAMES: Who is the real UMW Corn hole Champaign?

12:00 noon  Ball Circle (Fredericksburg Campus)

12:00 noon  Between North and South Buildings (Stafford Campus)

Tuesday, May 7      

TOUR OF RANDOLOH/MASON (Fredericksburg Campus):  Come see the beautiful renovation of Randolph and Mason Halls.  Tour led by Chris Porter.

12:30 p.m.  Steps of Randolph, near the Chappell Bell Tower

POT LUCK LUNCHEON (Stafford Campus): Bring your favorite pot luck dish and join in the fun at 12:30 p.m.  South Conference Room  

Wednesday, May 8 

FAVORITE BOARD GAME LUNCH: Bring your lunch and your favorite board game –  challenge your co-workers to an hour of fun!

12:00 noon  Marye House (Fredericksburg Campus)

12:00 noon  North Building University Hall (Stafford Campus)

YOGA:  Come revitalize your body, relax your mind, and increase your energy.

12:30 p.m. Great Hall, Room 1 (Fredericksburg Campus)  

Thursday, May 9

BELMONT TOUR: What a beautiful time of year to come visit the breathtaking grounds of Gari Melchers Home and Studio!

12:30 p.m.  Meet at Chappell Bell Tower (Fredericksburg Campus)

12:30 p.m.  Meet in South Lobby (Stafford Campus)

Throughout the Week

Online Appreciation Blog:  Back by popular demand…take advantage of the appreciation blog to let your fellow co-workers know how much you appreciate them during VPSW:  May 6-10.  The blog will go live on the 6th and can be accessed at the following address:  http://vpsw.umwblogs.org.  You can also drop off your “thank you” at the Fairfax House and a Human Resources staff member will post them.

Daily Prize Drawings:  Two lucky employees will be the daily winners of $25 prizes during VPSW.  A random drawing will take place and then the two winners will be notified by email.

We appreciate your sharing this announcement and flyer with employees in your department who may not have access to email. If you have any questions or need additional information or assistance in order to attend any of the events above please contact Priscilla Sullivan at 654-1376. For any additional questions or information about the blog and prizes please contact Jennifer Cooper in the Office of Human Resources at 654-1046.

For more information or updates, go to http://adminfinance.umw.edu/hr/employee-relations/worklife/whats-new/


About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.