A festive farewell to a beloved colleague

This 2010 holiday video features our own Bill Sweetland, who is retiring at year’s end and whose abundant contributions to Ragan Communications will be sorely missed in 2017 and beyond.

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We’re losing a tremendous talent.

For many years, Ragan Communications created an annual video heralding the closing of our offices from just before Christmas to just after New Year’s Day.

The premise, year after year, was that one poor schlub would have to stay behind to answer the phones while the rest of us would be opening presents, quaffing mulled wine and wrapping and unwrapping presents.

Our running gag: That one poor schlub invariably ended up being Bill Sweetland.

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