Yale honors its long-serving staff

Honorees and guests at dinner in Commons.
President Peter Salovey met the 45-year honorees in Woodbridge Hall just prior to the reception and dinner. From left: Louise Danishevsky, Charlene Whiteman, Arthur Bromell, Salovey, Gloria Moore, and Lee Heston. Not pictured: Lee Petrowski
A colorful centerpiece of roses.
Staff set up for dinner ...
... while the honorees — including 30-year honoree Marie Pascale (third from left) — and their guests enjoyed the cocktail reception.
Lauren Hurd (left) and Alaina Pritchard, from the Office of Public Affairs and Communications, greeted honorees as they arrived in Woolsey Hall to pick up their name tags.
Salovey and Marta Moret with 25-year honoree Adrianna Bates (second from left) and guests.
Steven Sprowson, 25-year honoree, and guest check out the Long Service Recognition yearbook.
A guest takes a photo of 30-year honoree Jacqueline Mendes.
Once everyone was seated for dinner ...
... Vice President Michael Peel welcomed the honorees and guests.
The President started the evening off with a simple "thank you" toast.
The Gregg Sherrod band followed the evening's presentation, inspiring honorees and guests ...
... to get out of their seats ...
... and dance.
Salovey and Moret also took a spin on the dance floor ...
... as did Anita Quinn, 40-year honoree, and her husband.
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Yale University honored 322 staff members at the annual Long-Service Recognition dinner, held on March 25 in Commons dining hall. Staff members who were recognized had achieved service anniversary milestones of 25, 30, 35, 40, or 45 years between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. Among them, the staff members had a collective 9,435 years of service.