A retiring employee has been a huge part of our working experience. We shared priceless memories of laughter, sadness, tears, joy and grueling occasional overtimes.
In whatever reason that person became part of our life and will always be part of our life. For some, she is a mentor, for some a friend and a confidante, and to all of us, she is Ma'am Badet. We all know that she is someone we can count on anytime.
"All your hard work has been paid off! It is time for you to take that vacation you have been craving for without worrying about getting to work the next day. You deserve it! Happy Retirement!"
...started with a Prayer.
Co-Workers gave their farewell words...
"You have been a big part of the agency. Your knowledge and years of experience brought the us to where it is today. Thank you for all the hard work! We will miss you so much!"
The retiree's farewell speech...
A Token for you, ma'am. . .
Photo ops with the birthday celebrator!
"Retiring does not mean that your will stop hanging out with us! Drop by in the office once in a while" - quote
SNAPS during the program. . .
"To the grooviest and sassiest employee ever, we will forever be grateful for how you generously passed on your knowledge, as well as, your valuable life experiences. The workplace will not be as fun without you." - quote
"Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people..." - Audrey Hepburn
Group Picture with the birthday celebrator.
"May you have a fun and bright new chapter ahead of you – one where you will have unlimited time for relaxation."
"To one of the best people that the office has ever had. Congratulations on your retirement and Happy Birthday!"
NOTE: All quoted quotes used here are from the Internet.