At a dinner in September, Vice President of Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation Kirk D. Kolenbrander and Vice President of Human Resources Alison Alden presented certificates of appreciation to 137 recent MIT retirees who spent a combined 3,887 years at the Institute. Among those being honored was new retiree Margaret Pellegrino (MIT Medical), pictured with her spouse, John Pellegrino Jr., formerly of the Department of Facilities. Also pictured, recent retiree Robert Norton (Department of Facilities) is shown with spouse Eileen Norton.
Also participating in the celebration were Bob Blake, Dick Dolbec and Jim Coleman, advisory committee members of the Association of MIT Retirees. For more information about the association and its activities, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-253-7910.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on October 17, 2007 (download PDF).