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Thanks to everyone who attended the 2017 VUMC Employee Celebration Picnic


On May 16, thousands of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University employees gathered for an afternoon of food, fun, games and giveaways. The annual picnic was an opportunity for the two organizations to show appreciation for all the employees who help make them successful.

Famous Dave’s catered the picnic and a DJ from FADDS Entertainment kept the party lively with good tunes. In total, we served 18,000 meals. Vanderbilt University football coach Derek Mason was recruited to judge the hula hoop contest with several employees from across the Medical Center showing off their hip-swirling skills. We also got to see how VUMC really rocks during an “air guitar” contest.

Several Medical Center groups — including the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network and the Vanderbilt Credit Union — were on hand to educate employees about programs and benefits. The VUMC Talent Operations team gave away sunglasses and cell phone popsockets to everyone who took a photo and posted to social media using the hashtag #VUMCRocks.

Search the hashtags #VUMCPicnic or #VUMCRocks on social media to see photos and videos from the day’s events.

Check out our photo album from this year’s Employee Celebration Picnic and be sure to make plans to join us next year.

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