The Weekly Surge

December 1, 2015

Is It That Time Already?

Hello Everyone! Hopefully you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend, because the Holidays are in full swing now that it's December. Wow! Where did this year go?


The Austin Team has a whole slew of events lined up for December. The Christmas tree will be set up in the break room and ready for decorations Dec. 3rd-4th. Any Baby Can Wish List will kick off on Monday, Dec. 7th. The Christmas party will be held at the Alamo Draft House on Thursday, Dec. 10th. More details soon!


The Elgin Team has scheduled their Christmas Party for Monday, December 14th. More details to come! Also, Elgin set up the company Christmas tree this afternoon. As it gets decorated this week there will be more photos to show.


Speaking of holiday decorations, do you think yours are the best? Then show us! Is your Christmas tree is really pretty? Let's see it! Did you decorate your house with lots of lights - are you the Griswold household of your neighborhood? Send us the photos and we'll show them off for you!

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Holiday Poll Questions for 12-1-15

Send us your answers to these Holiday Poll questions by this Friday. We will tally up the winners for next week's newsletter. We want to know! Ready... set... snow... err, we meant GO!

#1 – It's Dec. 1st, are you listening to Christmas/Holiday Music yet?
- Yes

- No

#2 – What kind of Christmas Tree do you prefer?
- Real

- Fake

- None

#3 – What kind of Christmas Lights do you like?
- White

- Colored

#4 – When Do You Take Down Your Tree and/or Lights?
- Day After Christmas

- New Year’s Day

- "Never - 'Cuz I'm rocking those badboys all year long!"


There are no wrong answers, just have fun with it and email us at mmillion@trpssl.com. Thanks!
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Employee Spotlight For This Week

This week our employee spotlight turns to Mark Mendoza in Elgin, IL.


Here's what he tells us about himself:

My Role: Responsible over activities associated with meeting program objectives and deliverables on our custom products; point of contact between our end customers and our operations and engineering team.

Job Likes: The different challenges presented every day between our customer and our internal team.

Outside Work: Cycling (road, mtb and cyclocross); photography.

Length of Employment: Going into my 10th year in 2016.

Favorite Food(s): Japanese, Chinese and Filipino food.

Vanilla or Chocolate: Chocolate.

If You Could Be A Superhero, What Super Powers Would You Want To Have:

Time travel.
Describe Yourself In Three words: Cheerful, shy, positive.


Thank you Mark, for all that you do to support the efforts of the Hubbell Lighting Components Business Team!

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Don't Forget About Joining The TRP/HBA Water Cooler On Facebook

We've got more pics to share! Please join our Private Group the TRP/HBA Water Cooler. No one outside the group can see what's shared there, it's just for us. All Elgin and Austin TRP and HBA employees are invited. Click the link to join, and our MarCom team will admit you!
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