Archive - December, 2008

Wondrous Wednesday # 53

This is fellow blogger Karen Hartzell’s daughter “Baby” with her new baby brother  “Jed.” “Jed “arrived at 8:01 AM, Monday, December 22nd, 2008 9 lbs 1 oz and 19 3/4 inches Everyone is healthy and doing great. Congratulations Karen!! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives [...]

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Wishes for a Happy, Peaceful New Year

“Have a peaceful New Year.” It’s a phrase that many of us say at this time of year to our loved ones, friends, co-workers and even to the sales clerk at the store. It’s such a simple phrase, but filled with a lot of dimension, meaning, love and optimism. This seemingly simple phrase covers the [...]

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Ahh…the annual company Holiday Party

So much has changed in the last few years. As Jon mentioned is his recent post, we have moved from a cafeteria, to a Showroom, to an actual off-site location. Although I am sure the on-site venues were more convenient for everyone; we have simply outgrown the space we have on-site. (I have to admit [...]

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Happy Holidays!

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A Holiday to Remember

One of my favorite aspects of Christmas is remembering passed Holidays. When my mom and I get together at Christmas you can bet that there are a few conversations that start with: “Hey Mom, remember… that Christmas I got my first ’My Little Pony’  tea set?” Or “Honey, do you remember… when I used to tell [...]

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Celebrating our 1 Year Graco Blogiversary!

Saturday marked the 1 year anniversary of this blog.  On December 20th last year I posted, with a great deal of excitement, anxiety and wonder, my first entry  here on our corporate blog.  253 posts later, I am astonished at how far we (and frankly, I) have come.  “Astonished?” you might think – “it’s not like you [...]

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Parenting from the Heart

Have you ever heard the advice, “trust yourself and just listen to your heart?” As an experienced mom with two little girls (Bear & Love Bug) I can appreciate this advice and know it is very true. However, as a first time parent; this advice is easier said than done. At Graco, we are parents first and [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #52

This is Lindsay Lebresco’s paint covered adorable daughter “B”. What-a-mess!!  She was supposed to be painting a picture, not herself! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of our extended Graco family of customers, employees and friends.

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Graco is going home for the Holidays

‘Tis the season to be jolly, to don that red sweater and to attend the company holiday party. Our Graco holiday party is slated for this Friday. Back in the day, Graco was located in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country-just one exit west on the PA Turnpike from where we are now. Back then, [...]

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Graco Employees Committed to Doing the Right Thing

Corporate giving can sometimes seem a little impersonal or distant with a bit of a “tax deduction” aura about it.  The real human side of organizational giving is greatest felt when the giving comes from the heart and soul of a company…from the people. These are the people who live and breathe the organizational values on [...]

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