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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Evening of Excellence

This past weekend I was invited to attend the Evening of Excellence at the JW Marriott in Orlando, Florida. The Excellence Award is a very prestigious award given by my company and I was very shocked and excited to be one of this year's recipients.

The company paid for Blake and I to spend the weekend in Orlando - we even got a free upgrade to first class on the flight home. Saturday night was the Excellence event. Over the course of the evening around 200 awards were presented. The event's theme was Mardi Gras. Cajun food was served and entertainment was provided by The Neville Brothers. We ate, danced and got to know the very nice people at our table.

The remainder of the weekend was spent relaxing by the pool. It was a perfect weekend!

JW Lobby

Our View

The Pool

Evening of Excellence

The Band


  1. That is awesome that you were selected! Congrats!

  2. Congrats! That's awesome, especially for someone who hasn't been with the company all that long!

    I'm also totally jealous. You don't get to go to as many cool places when you're a student (well, in a poor lab anyway. They're going to Oxford this summer and I won't be there).

  3. Glad that you had a wonderful, relaxing weekend. You both made a handesome couple. Congratulations again on the the award. You make us proud.

  4. I want to see the dress you finally found/picked out!! CONGRATS to you!! And I'm so jealous for a weekend at the beach! I'm cravin' some sand and waves big time!! :)