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Long-time city employee Pat Carson bids farewell to Menlo Park

Original post made on Dec 27, 2013

Thirty-two years ago, Pat Carson came to work for the city of Menlo Park. Now the executive secretary to the city manager, she started as a part-time office assistant in the recreation department, called community resources back then, in 198l.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, December 26, 2013, 9:18 AM

Comments (8)

Posted by Member, a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Dec 27, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Congratulations on your retirement Pat!

Posted by Marilyn Green, a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Dec 27, 2013 at 12:42 pm

What a lovely story. Thank you so much for your service to the community, Pat Carson. You will be missed by many. All the best to you,

Posted by Fire Chief, a resident of another community
on Dec 27, 2013 at 1:32 pm

Congratulations Pat - Thank you for all of your years of dedicated service to the City and the community.

I will miss your beaming smile and positive attitude. Good luck on the next chapter of your life with your family.

You will be missed!

Harold Schapelhouman, Fire Chief
Menlo Park Fire District

Posted by SteveC, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Dec 27, 2013 at 2:46 pm

SteveC is a registered user.

May you have a long and happy retirement. Enjoy your new life!!

Posted by Andrea Gemmet, a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Dec 27, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Pat was always a pleasure to work with back when I covered Menlo Park for the Almanac. I wish her many years of happy travels in her retirement.

Posted by Dick Givens, a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Dec 27, 2013 at 4:35 pm

One of the best public servants Menlo Park has had. I have never worked with a more professional yet friendly person. Sorry I missed your retirement party.

Best, Dick

Posted by Pat Watkins, a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Dec 27, 2013 at 4:49 pm

As much as you loved the City of Menlo Park you will love retirement more! Enjoy your retirement and Thank You for your service...

Posted by Curtis Brown Jr., a resident of another community
on Dec 29, 2013 at 1:28 pm

Thank you Pat for being a supportive co-worker and friend. Enjoy your retirement and have earned it! Be wishes to you and your family. You will love your retirement!

Curtis Brown, Jr.
Community Services Director
Menlo Park 2001-2006

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