Re: Appreciation

Judy Ann Brown (
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 12:38:27 -0400

I want to add my cheers to Brother Pat's for ALL the folks who make these
important programs happen. It's not always easy for them but we do appreciate
all they do for us.


Responding to the message of <>
from Patrick Carney <>:
> I just heard from a colleague who is in a summer program for science teachers
> at shall we say "another university" and when I heard of their problems, I
> really appreciated the work that Bonnie and Elaine have done and are doing
> for the LP and DREI programs respectively. These folks had little details
> ahead of time (e.g., schedule). After checking in Sun. night,, they were
> given their meal tickets for the university program. Mon. a.m., when they
> went there, the univ. cafeteria where they thought they were to eat was
> closed. There was no staff for help and so they went around town and finally
> found a McDonald's which made them late for the first class! There were other
> problems that I will not get into, but the tale really made me appreciate the
> behind the scenes work that these two women do to make it all seem so
> effortless for us to just show up and learn knowing that all of these matters
> are taken care of and, if anything would go wrong, they are on site to handle
> matters. Hearing the tale of my friend made me think that we (well, at least
> I) all too often take what they do for granted. So I thought I would take
> this opportunity to publicly thank them for all they do to make the Dimacs
> programs the first class acts that they are
> Bro. Pat Carney
> .

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