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Holiday Dessert Faire Dec. 16

Tasty treats, festive décor and songs of merriment are just a sampling of what you can expect at this year’s UCOP holiday celebration.

What: Holiday Dessert Faire

Date: Wednesday, December 16

Time: 2:30-4:30

Location: Holiday desserts and beverages will be served in the lobby and on floors  7, 8 and 12 in the Franklin building. You’re invited to visit all floors in Franklin to check out holiday decorations and mingle with colleagues.

UCOP Singers: UCOP Singers will make their rounds in the Franklin building throughout the celebration.

Decorating Contest: Each floor in the Franklin building is encouraged to decorate for the holiday decorating contest. President Yudof and fellow colleagues will visit all seven floors in Franklin on Dec. 16 to judge the decor. Each floor has been assigned a person to help coordinate the decorating (list below). If you don’t work in the Franklin building, you’re encouraged to connect with a department or floor in Franklin to help decorate.  The most festive floor will get bragging rights, a certificate and be featured in Link. Please note the decorating guidelines from Building Services below.

Floor Coordinators:

5th Floor: Stan Kowalski, Claudia White, Mona Lee

6th Floor: Marsha Sato, Geralyn Unterberg, Christine Brennan, Alicia Wilson, Cheryl Hyland, Venus Kirk, Charles Jackson

7th Floor: Yvonne Tevis, Alexis Endicott

8th Floor: Cate Hutton, Adrienne Witte

9th Floor: Nina Robinson, Kristen Neal

10th Floor: Karen Vecchi

11th Floor: Jenny Gautier, Patricia Osorio-O’Dea, Linda Kane, Andrea Gerstenberger

12th Floor: Cheryl Bennett, Jan Corlett, Brad Hayward

Holiday Decor Safety

  • Only flame-retardant trees may be installed. Many local tree vendors are able to apply flame-retardant and tag trees accordingly.
  • Place tree where it will not block exits, fire cabinets or safety equipment.
  • Use grounded extension cords for holiday lights.
  • Unplug holiday lights when unattended.
  • Use flame-retardant decorations.
  • Never hang decorations near ceiling lights.
  • Burning candles in the building is prohibited.

For additional questions, please contact Doris Parham or Charles Jackson.

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