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Hot Rocks: Home

This recognition program includes giving a “Hot Rock” from peer to peer in recognition of exceptional service, relying on Mayo Service Essentials as a baseline for defining service.

Sparkle 3/26/2021

Penny Wilson

For taking the initiative and sanitizing most of the library surfaces so I wouldn't have to do it all myself at closing. Thanks for stepping up with such a nice gesture, it was appreciated!




THANKS 3/23/2021

Lisa Marks, Cindy Heltne, Diana Almader-Douglas, and Jodi Ciuk

For their assistance with patient library requests and their flexibility dealing with my last-minute schedule changes due to jury service over the past week.

BRAVO 3/17/2021

Dawn Swalboski & Entire Technical Services Team
 For the incredibly physical, time consuming, and massive job of working at the warehouse discarding collections. They all have an outstanding work ethic and are so efficient!




BRAVO 3/10/2021

Leslie Hassett
 Leslie shared a very well written commentary on her thoughts of working remotely and human connection. Her honesty, openness, and courage should be applauded. Well done Leslie!




March Work Anniversaries

Leah Emerick Happy work anniversary!  (March 2)

Elissa Kinzelman Vesely Happy work anniversary!  (March 2)

Cindy Losee Happy work anniversary!  (March 6

Scott Vermeersch  Happy work anniversary!  (March 6)

Anna Beth Morgan  Happy work anniversary!  (March 7)

Kari Bernard Happy work anniversary!  (March 20)

Joan Nelson Happy work anniversary!  (March 20

Tona Keene Happy work anniversary!  (March 23)

Tara Brigham  Happy work anniversary!  (March 24)

Gail Laxen Happy work anniversary!  (March 26

Jennifer Goodrich Happy work anniversary!  (March 27)





SHINE 2/3/2021

Nicole Babcock & Tyson Robinson
Nicole and Tyson quickly provided important information about archival space at the Rochester and Arizona location. I am hopeful this will allow the archival space in Florida to start off on the right foot!

DAZZLE 2/1/2021

 Emily Christopherson & Hilary Lane

 Emily for scanning the first Subgroup of the Archives Photograph collection (Special Collections)--almost 1,500 images; they were a mix of prints, negatives, and slides. She scanned each image at preservation quality and saved it as a TIF. Then she created a user copy JPG and a low quality thumbnail of each one to upload to SKCA (archival catalog) so the image appears along with the record when people are searching MAX, the public interface for SKCA. Hilary is helping to upload the images into SKCA—so far 1,150--and the remaining 300+ should be up in not too long!




February Work Anniversaries

Lisa Marks Happy work anniversary!  (February 3)

Joyce McFadden Happy work anniversary!  (February 12) 

Emily Brown  Happy work anniversary!  (February 28)

Marilyn Pitzen  Happy work anniversary!  (February 28)




January Work Anniversaries

Marla Battey Happy work anniversary!  (January 2)

Vladana Gajic-Zoric Happy work anniversary!  (January 4) 
Cynthia Beeler  
Happy work anniversary!  (January 8)

Erin O'Neill Happy work anniversary!  (January 12)

Leslie Hassett  Happy work anniversary!  (January 16)

Malasha Martinez  Happy work anniversary!  (January 28)




THANKS 12/23/2020

ARZ Library Team

A HUGE shout out to the ARZ Library Team for handling a quick move and change with grace and style! Teamwork so, so appreciated!

BRAVO 12/8/2020

Matt Hoy
 It makes it much more comfortable to ask for help that you have 'How can I help?' as your Skype message, and I really appreciate that.




Sparkle 12/7/2020

Emily Brown

Thank you for going above and beyond in coordinating the 'Thank You' gifts for all of the staff! It is appreciated.




Sparkle 12/1/2020

Erica Ross

For coming into work on a Monday for me. Erica you are so awesome!!




December Work Anniversaries

Karen Koka Happy work anniversary!  (December 6)

Julie Taylor Happy work anniversary!  (December 14) 
Mark Wentz  
Happy work anniversary!  (December 27)




BRAVO 11/17/2020

  Emily Brown  For finding me a jack pot of used intra clinic mailers!




November Work Anniversaries

Erica Ross Happy work anniversary!  (November 5)

Larry Prokop Happy work anniversary!  (November 7) 
Jennifer Schram  
Happy work anniversary!  (November  13)

Stephanie Doerre  Happy work anniversary!  (November  30)



THANKS 10/26/2020

Cindy Heltne, Syndi Abrahamsen, Lisa Marks

Thank you for covering the hospital library while I was out ill. You really do rock!

THANKS 10/14/2020

Gail Laxen

Gail took the time to help me with a Nursing question for a patron.

October Work Anniversaries

Michael Meyers Happy work anniversary!  (October 1)

Matt Hoy Happy work anniversary!  (October 6) 
 Cindy Heltne 
Happy work anniversary!  (October 17)



DAZZLE 9/2/2020

 Kari Bernard

 For quickly assisting with a book order request over the phone by an impatient physician.




September Work Anniversaries

Dawn Swalboski  Happy work anniversary!  (September 10)

Victoria Clifton Happy work anniversary!  (September 19) FL
 Rosie Lund 
Happy work anniversary!  (September 26)



August Work Anniversaries

Beth Miller Happy work anniversary!  (August 2)
 Julie Swenson 
Happy work anniversary!  (August 3)

Dana Gerberi  Happy work anniversary!  (August 12)

Carolyn Wiebold   Happy work anniversary! (August 13)

Stephanie Wentz Happy work anniversary! (August 14)

Emily Christopherson  Happy work anniversary! (August 25)

Noella Merchant   Happy work anniversary! (August 26)

July Work Anniversaries

Brad Haugen Happy work anniversary ! (July 2)
 Renee Ziemer  Happy work anniversary!  (July 7)

Jean Klein  Happy work anniversary!  (July 29)

Kathryn Balek    Happy work anniversary! (July 29)

SHINE 6/23/2020

Kelly Arp-Berge
Congratulations on your 17th work year  anniversary at Mayo! Thanks for all you do!

THANKS 06/08/2020

Joyce McFadden & Erica Ross

Thank you Joyce and Erica for your excellent leadership and support of your Access Services team! You go above and beyond and are very appreciated!

BRAVO 6/4/2020

  Diana Almader-Douglas

 Kudos and hats off to Diana for saving a HUGE EndNote file!!




BRAVO 6/1/2020

  Joan Nelson, Tona Keene, Carolyn Wiebold, Penny Wilson

 Access Services team has done an EXCELLENT job of cranking through over 400+ article request scans in less than 4 days! Thank you for your hard work and team mentality!




May Work Anniversaries

Tamra Kirk Happy work anniversary on  May 9

Penny Wilson Happy work anniversary on  May 20

Sidni Ross    Happy work anniversary on May 29 

DAZZLE 4/17/2020

Karen Koka

Thank you for  answering our numerous indexing questions and creating indexing guides. You rock!




SHINE 4/17/2020

Dawn Swalboski
Thank you for looking out for all of us who work with you!

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