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Your internal news source for companies under Arrowhead's management
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Our PTO Quiz is Heating Up This August

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Coworkers taking the August quiz will get a slick stainless steel
Arrowhead water bottle. Not only will you look cool, but
you'll stay cool in the summer heat.


Win a water bottle just by taking the quiz.

Read the rules here

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AUGUST 2016 PTO QUIZ

 

Congrats to the lucky winners
from our July quiz raffle

 

They all picked the box full of lottery scratchers!

"YAY! That's great, I never win anything! I choose the box full of the lottery scratchers. Why not try my luck for more winning!?"
           - Lindsay Durand, Arrowhead Aftermarket Underwriter, Overland Park, KS

"Box full of lottery scratchers. I chose that one becase I love lottery scratchers! :)"
           - Shannon Chaffee, Associate Product Manager for Arrowhead Personal
             Property, Carlsbad

"I would like to choose the box full of lottery scratchers. I don't win much and I always feel unlucky, but by winning this prize, I think my luck has changed and would like to push it further!"
           - Ky Nguyen, ACM Accounting Clerk, Carlsbad

Road Trip - California

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Summer is coming to an end and sadly, so is our road trip. It's been a fun ride and we hope you've enjoyed getting to know your coworkers around the country. 

We have four locations to visit this month so let's get rolling! 

Meet the teams in these California offices: 

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Roseville, CA

  • Sacramento suburb, poulation 128,382
  • Median home price: $410,000
  • Began as stagecoach station during Gold Rush
  • Nearby daytrips: Napa (1.5 hours), Lake Tahoe (1 hour), San Francisco or Reno (both 2 hours)
  • Adventurous daytrips: white water rafting, gold panning or cave exploring at Moaning Cavern or Black Chasm Cavern
MEET TEAM ROSEVILLE
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San Francisco, CA

  • Nicknamed "Fog City"
  • Population: 864,000+
  • Fourth most populous city in California
  • The Presidio and Mission San Francisco de Asis were founded in 1776
  • Home of hippies, the Peace Movement, the 60s sexual revolution and the gay rights movement
  • HQ for Levi's, The Gap, Salesforce, Dropbox, Dolby, Airbnb, Yelp, Pinterest, Twitter, Uber, Mozilla, Craigslist
  • Median home price is $1.1 million
  • "Summer" arrives late - September or October
MEET TEAM SAN FRANCISCO
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Carlsbad, CA

  • Nicknamed "The Village by the Sea"
  • Annual number of sunny days: 263
  • Population: 114,000
  • Median home price: $725,000
  • Home of LEGOLAND Water park and Sea Life Aquarium
  • Famous Flower Fields bloom March - mid-May
  • Microbreweries on Hops Highway
  • Big surfing community
MEET TEAM CARLSBAD
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San Diego, CA

  • Average temperature of 63 degrees and 10 inches of rain
  • Nicknamed "America's Finest City"
  • Population: 1.37 million people
  • 8th largest city in U.S. 
  • 2nd most populous city in California
  • San Diego incorporated as a city in 1850
  • Produces the most advocados in the U.S. 
  • 128 brew houses and 20 satellite tasting rooms in San Diego County
  • City imports 80-90% of its water supply
  • Never won a World Series or Super Bowl title
MEET TEAM SAN DIEGO

Caring for Charity

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The Overland Park crew helped kids in their community get ready for the school year with new supplies.

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The Carlsbad and San Diego offices raised money for the Children's Heritage Foundation at their SUMMERFEST picnic.

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The Denver folks sold
(and ate!) breakfast burritos to raise funds for the Children's Heritage Foundation.

ACM held their annual golf tournament fundraiser for RETT Syndrome.

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CHARITY SUMMER RECAP

What Do You Think?

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Help our communications team out with feedback on our newsletters and topics for the rest of the year. 

Inquiring minds want to know what you like and don't like about our newsletters and blogs. 

 

MID-YEAR EMPLOYEE SURVEY

Dog Days of Summer

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It's time for a cuteness break. Check out our
coworkers furry friends and vote for your favorite.

ENTER & VOTE CUTEST PET
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Arrowhead's creative director, Duane Williams is out on the town with his 3-yr-old pup, Matt.

Hanging on to Summer

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Before our primetime for vacation disappears, check out these nifty tips for
discounts for travel and entertainment:

VISIT TICKETSATWORK.COM

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Free membership at TicketsatWork.com

Use company code: BROWN

Sign up and get monthly deals emailed to you for hotels, rental cars, Broadway shows, amusement parks, sporting events and more.

VISIT CONCUR

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Save on bookings with CONCUR

Don't forget, as an employee you can access corporate discounts for personal travel when booking through CONCUR.

VISIT HOTSPOT

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Check out these book, movie and show reviews from your coworkers and see what's hot and what's not. Add your own recommendations, too!

Don't be out of the loop

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Watch It

The Arrowhead IT and Help Desk teams have a tough job keeping our computers and network safe. Watch and learn these tech tips and how you can be one of the super heroes.

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