Role call, and welcome new members!

Posted by SunniHemingsen @sunnihemingsen, Apr 20, 2018

Happy Friday, everyone! I’ve noticed a number of new followers in the past week or so. Welcome! How about a role call to introduce ourselves?
Where you’re working, where you’re from, one question for others, and one surprising/interesting fact about yourself.

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I'll get us started 🙂

– I've been at Mayo for almost 2.5 years, so still "new" in Mayo tenure, and work in Communications in Rochester.
– I came to Mayo by way of Salt Lake City, Utah, area, though was born and raised in southwest Minnesota.
– Question for others: What's your favorite movie?
– Fact: I have a twin sister. (No, not identical.)

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@sunnihemingsen

I'll get us started 🙂

– I've been at Mayo for almost 2.5 years, so still "new" in Mayo tenure, and work in Communications in Rochester.
– I came to Mayo by way of Salt Lake City, Utah, area, though was born and raised in southwest Minnesota.
– Question for others: What's your favorite movie?
– Fact: I have a twin sister. (No, not identical.)

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Hi Sunni! I am NOT new here, but will join in!
-I've been with Mayo Clinic for over 29 years, will hit my 30 year anniversary in October this year
-I grew up in Winona, MN, started in RST in 1988 as a medical secretary and moved to ARZ in 1994…and if you ask why I moved, my answer is "the weather!" I'm not gonna lie. I am currently a Program Coordinator in Workforce Learning.
-I love attending concerts and traveling with friends.
-I have MANY favorite movies that I will watch over and over, too many to list, but here's a few: Jaws, The Breakfast Club, Uncle Buck, Legally Blonde, etc. etc. etc…
-Fact: I'm the youngest of three and our parents have been married for over 60 years!
C'mon everyone, JOIN IN the conversation!

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@sunnihemingsen

I'll get us started 🙂

– I've been at Mayo for almost 2.5 years, so still "new" in Mayo tenure, and work in Communications in Rochester.
– I came to Mayo by way of Salt Lake City, Utah, area, though was born and raised in southwest Minnesota.
– Question for others: What's your favorite movie?
– Fact: I have a twin sister. (No, not identical.)

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My favorite movie is the Titanic, mostly because it was the first movie I went to with my husband, even before we were officially dating. 🙂

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– I have been at Mayo for 16 years, all in Rochester, and work in Employee Experience within Human Resources. I commute from Austin, about 50 miles from Rochester.
– I have officially lived in Minnesota longer than where I grew up, a small town in the NE corner of Montana.
– Question for others: What is your favorite hobby?
– Fact: I am a farmer's daughter and proud of it!

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@sunnihemingsen

I'll get us started 🙂

– I've been at Mayo for almost 2.5 years, so still "new" in Mayo tenure, and work in Communications in Rochester.
– I came to Mayo by way of Salt Lake City, Utah, area, though was born and raised in southwest Minnesota.
– Question for others: What's your favorite movie?
– Fact: I have a twin sister. (No, not identical.)

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Thanks Sunni! I’ll try replying again…
Happy Friday to you all as well!
My name is Beth and I’m new to Mayo. I’ll be working in ED. Very excited!!!

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@sunnihemingsen

I'll get us started 🙂

– I've been at Mayo for almost 2.5 years, so still "new" in Mayo tenure, and work in Communications in Rochester.
– I came to Mayo by way of Salt Lake City, Utah, area, though was born and raised in southwest Minnesota.
– Question for others: What's your favorite movie?
– Fact: I have a twin sister. (No, not identical.)

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I’m from the Florida Keys and my interesting fact would be that I used to be a competition slalom waterskiier being that my backyard was the beach instead of a swing set..lol…

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@sunnihemingsen

I'll get us started 🙂

– I've been at Mayo for almost 2.5 years, so still "new" in Mayo tenure, and work in Communications in Rochester.
– I came to Mayo by way of Salt Lake City, Utah, area, though was born and raised in southwest Minnesota.
– Question for others: What's your favorite movie?
– Fact: I have a twin sister. (No, not identical.)

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@thamernik 30 years — wow, congrats! I can certainly relate re: the weather in MN … my husband and I are thinking we need to seriously figure out a way to get a vacation place somewhere warmer!

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@sunnihemingsen

I'll get us started 🙂

– I've been at Mayo for almost 2.5 years, so still "new" in Mayo tenure, and work in Communications in Rochester.
– I came to Mayo by way of Salt Lake City, Utah, area, though was born and raised in southwest Minnesota.
– Question for others: What's your favorite movie?
– Fact: I have a twin sister. (No, not identical.)

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Welcome, @bestela! I remember visiting the Keys when I was in 3rd grade as my mom had family that lived there 🙂 Cool fact, @ slalom skiing!

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Hi I’m Bryan and work at st Mary’s in environmental services.we moved here last oct from annapolis md.im still in training until may. In my free time I’m a photographer. Great to be here!

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Hello! I'm Kathy and I work at the Info desks at St. Marys, sometimes the Clinic and sometimes at the Airport. It's a wonderful job because I meet and help so many people. We moved to Rochester in 2015 and I started at Mayo in 2016. We love the Rochester area and enjoy exploring different parts of Minnesota as often as we can. Minnesota is great, but we do wish it was a bit warmer. ; )

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@bisonman

Hi I’m Bryan and work at st Mary’s in environmental services.we moved here last oct from annapolis md.im still in training until may. In my free time I’m a photographer. Great to be here!

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Welcome, @bisonman! What do you photograph? If you're interested in sharing your talents with your colleagues, you can submit your work to our internal Photo of the Week Contest 🙂 See: http://newsletters.mayo.edu/newscenter/photo_of_the_week.aspx?contentID=DOCMAN-0000174421

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@solucky

Hello! I'm Kathy and I work at the Info desks at St. Marys, sometimes the Clinic and sometimes at the Airport. It's a wonderful job because I meet and help so many people. We moved to Rochester in 2015 and I started at Mayo in 2016. We love the Rochester area and enjoy exploring different parts of Minnesota as often as we can. Minnesota is great, but we do wish it was a bit warmer. ; )

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Welcome, @solucky! Where did you move here from?

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@bisonman

Hi I’m Bryan and work at st Mary’s in environmental services.we moved here last oct from annapolis md.im still in training until may. In my free time I’m a photographer. Great to be here!

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I take photos of anything outdoors! Wildlife,trees,insects,etc. the outdoors is my happy place when I’m not working.thanks for the info!

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Hello everyone!
My name is Jake, and I am graduating from nursing school in May from Mount Mercy University. I am originally from Sumner, a small town in Northeast Iowa, but have been living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for the last five years. I have recently accepted a job for Mayo Clinic hospital at the St. Mary's Campus. I will be starting my nurse residency and my career as an RN in Surgical Neurology 9th floor Mary Brigh building. My question is what is your favorite thing about the Rochester area? An interesting fact about me is that I am obsessed with Welsh Corgis. I hope to have two of them one day and name them "Braxton" and "Hicks" Glad to meet you!

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I’m new and honored to be here. Newly hired at the Phoenix location as a Phlebotomist. I just moved to Arizona from California, where I was born and raised for 30 years. My husband and I decided to embark on this new journey of ours with our children. I am also a recent LVN/LPN grad and awaiting to take my state boards. I am excited to get started

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