S: Naylor Luau with Brent and Gayle May 7, 2011
FC: L | May 7, 2011 Fort Garry Hotel Winnipeg, Manitoba | Naylor | U | A | U
1: Party of a | I never thought in my wildest dreams that we'd all be together again. Thank you Brent and Gayle for making this happen and for making us all feel so special! It was such a magical night and the memories of this evening will always stay close to my heart. It was especially fun to help plan for this event and to be able to catch up on old times and new. Aloha for now! With deep gratitude Donna Fedorowich | Lifetime!
4: The Leis | These beautiful fresh leis were flown in from Hawaii. Each guest was greeted in an authentic Hawaiian style. In Hawaiian tradition, these garlands were worn by ancient Hawaiians to beautify themselves and distinguish themselves from others. Brent and Gayle, this night, you made us feel beautiful and special inside. Thank you for sharing this wonderful custom with us! | The Greeting
7: The guests were welcomed by Brent and Gayle Naylor. They were excited to see old and new faces from Naylor, the family he helped bring together. They wanted this to be a happy, fun and memorable evening for all. For those leaving Naylor, Brent wanted to encourage them to move forward with enthusiasm and optimism. | Michael Moss also had a few words to say. He was so happy to reconnect with Naylor employees and looked forward to spending the evening with them. | greetings | The Welcome
8: Brent and Michael were presented with a "Hang Loose" DVD. It's a slide show compiled of photos from Naylor throughout the years. Brent and Gayle were presented special gifts. Brent, a hat and Gayle, a scarf with beads hand-sewn to them. These beads represented the employees at Naylor and were blessed by a Priest at Brenda's church. A blessing to keep them safe and healthy. Wishing you both the best of health and happiness always!! | The Presentation
9: celebrate | fun
11: Hey Brent, Just wanted to drop you a line to express my gratitude for everything you’ve done for me and the entire Production/Design department the past 14 years I’ve been employed at Naylor Publications. I’ve been employed at a few places in my years, and many have said that theirs is a ‘family’ atmosphere. But only at Naylor was this statement the actual reflection of the company. I’ve never loved a group of people, as much as I do the colleagues that I will be leaving behind as I explore other opportunities in my graphic design career. It’s a rare thing when a person can go to work with such a group as this was, and it reflected in the outstanding work we’ve done. These were my co-workers, my colleagues, and my friends, and although I lose them as colleagues. I’ve gained so many friends that I will be taking with me as I walk down life’s path. You are an inspiration to me, and to everyone you’ve come in contact with, and I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Gordon Klassen Naylor Publications, Winnipeg.
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13: Janis Joplin | n | i | m | e | n | t | entertainment
14: Dolly Parton | entertainment | entertainment
15: Marilyn Munroe | Celine Dionne | entertainment
17: Liza Minnelli | Tina Turner | entertainment
18: and the grand prize | Prizes | Brent and Gayle surprised everyone with prizes for the occasion. The top prize for employees with 10 years of service or more included an all expenses paid trip to Hawaii, including a visit and dinner with Brent and Gayle, along with $1,000 USD spending money. . The top prize for employees with 5-9 years of of service included an all expenses paid trip to Las Vegas along with $500 USD spending money. | 1st Grand Prize Trip for 2 to Kauai, 7 night stay in luxury condo, dinner at "Chateau Naylor", $1,000 USD spending money | The contestants | Val Inkster | 1st
19: Runner-up Prizes: One Night Stay and Buffet at the Fort Garry Hotel $150 Ten Spa Gift Certificate $150 Rumors Gift Certificate Dinner for 2 at Celebrations Dinner Theatre Night at the movies for 2 at Cineplex Odeon and $75 Keg Gift Certificate $50 Goldeyes Gift Certificate and $100 Hu's On First Gift Certificate | Left to right: Ken Janssens, Cheryl Olland, Angela Caroyannis, Stefanie Aranson, Steven Giron, Val Inkster, Jean-Baptiste Bonnelame, Daphne Semeniuk, Mike McMullan, Gary Schettler. | 2nd Grand Prize Trip for 2 to Las Vegas, Gift Certificate to The Strip Steak Restaurant, $500 USD spending money | Ken Janssens | 2nd | winners are...
20: let the good times roll... | party! party party party party party party party party party party party
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22: Party | Party | Party | Party | Party | Party
23: Good Times
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27: Dear Brent and Gayle, Thank you for the lovely dinner and an evening that brought back memories of the great times we had at Naylor. Brenda Ezinicki | Thank you both for the Fabulous Luau evening and get together. Your kindness and generosity will not be forgotten. Wishing you good health and happiness always. John & Dianne Bonner | thank you
28: Please let Brent and Gayle know they are missed, and they are the most amazing people I have ever met with their generosity and concern for everyone!!! Krin Filon | I would like to thank Brent & Gayle, for they really know how to put on a party, it was awesome. My daughter and I had a great time. May GOD BLESS them both for their generosity! Louise Emery | thank | thank you
29: Mahalo - thank you for a wonderful time - Gayle/Brent. You sure know how to throw a party - no one can take your place Kahuna. I wish you were still at the helm of our ship. We will never forget you!! Bernice Larocque | Hi Brent & Gayle, Joanne and I really enjoyed the evening. It was nice to feel like a family again. Sincerely yours, Wayne Jury | you
30: Thank you for such a lovely evening. The most incredible part of the evening was you two. You are such a caring, gracious couple and I really appreciate you both. The party really boosted morale. I was always grateful that I had a job at Naylor. I started there as a single mom of a young teenage daughter and also looking after my invalid mother. I had such good relationships and formed many great friendships with the people at Naylor. I met the love of my life there (Ron Offer, who had such great respect and warm thoughts of you Brent, and the company.) The party that you put on for us, brought all the good things to the fore, and left a glowing warmth in my heart. My memories will always be of the good times, the family warmth that I felt there and all the good friends and great people that I got to know, (you created that atmosphere.) Thank you again from the bottom of my heart. - Patricia Best | thank you
31: Brent & Gayle From the bottom of my heart....Thank You so much for all the great memories that I have experienced during my time of employment at Naylor. You created a great company where I have made great friendships...we had a great time and we owe it all to you! Your sincerity has always been apparent and far exceeded expectations when you visited us and held the beautiful Luau Party for us! It was a real honour to have known such wonderful & generous people, such as the two of you! I hope we meet again! Wishing you both the Best of Health and Happiness, always! Effie (and Wayne) Monson | thank you | memories
32: Brent & Gayle, Thanks so much for everything you have done for me over the years. I have truly enjoyed your company (and your Company!). You are very special people and I look forward to seeing you both again. Gary Schettler and Family. | Brent & Gayle, I was blown away by the love & energy put into the wonderful evening on May 7, 2011. All the special energy that was added to make our night a memory we will never forget. The gathering of the legend of the Naylor love & caring I heard so much about lives on. Thank you Brent & Gayle! Aloha Diane Bergal
33: Brent & Gayle I do not have the words to tell you how grateful I am to have known you, worked for you and for your generosity and kindness over the years. You are a life mentor and I take with me all the lessons I have learned wherever I go. A sincere thank you for everything and I truly hope to see you in Hawaii soon! - Sharon Lynne | Dear Mr. and Mrs. Naylor, I just wanted to thank you so much for hosting such a wonderful event, it was truly the party of a lifetime, and I will always treasure the memories of that day. I only joined Naylor within the last few years, so unfortunately I never had the chance to work with you, but it would have been an absolute honor for me to do so. You are both much loved by those that did know you. Thank you so, so much for your gracious hospitality and for allowing me to forge friendships and memories at Naylor that I will always treasure. In friendship and gratitude, Julie Weaver
34: Goodie bags for all employees, shipped directly from Hawaii!