After a month-long office competition during the Christmas season, three lucky team members earned the opportunity to attend the 2014 NHL Winter Classic at the Big House in Ann Arbor. The competition rewarded ten team members in total – 5 from our sales and marketing team and 5 from our nonprofit team. Both first place winners chose the hockey tickets as their reward for their hard work.
The Detroit Red Wings faced the Toronto Maple Leaves on New Years Day in perfect Winter Classic conditions – cold and snowy. Unlike most NHL games, this game was played outside in the elements. Geared up with hats, gloves and toe warmers, we had a very memorable and fun time at the game. There was a record-breaking number of people in attendance on that day, with over 105,000 people coming out to support the teams!
Charity winner Nicole Lysak is a hockey fanatic, so it was no surprise when she chose the hockey game as her first place reward. Kyle Norman was in attendance from the sales and marketing team. Both are strong leaders in the office and on their campaigns and truly deserved the trip they earned. Office competitions are very common in our sales and marketing office. It promotes healthy competition with the opportunity for a fun payoff!