In the spirit of Thanksgiving, for this month’s newsletter we asked our associates: What are you thankful for?
Nicole Sexton and John Chapman with their little girl Harley
Nicole Sexton: Living in a place that I love! My healthy daughter and my loving family.
Amanda Martinez: I am thankful for my husband who works his booty off for our little family.
Laura Ford: For the best family in the whole world, an amazing boyfriend, the roof over my head, my jobs, friends – so much to be thankful for!
Jacquelin Summerfield: For my dog Pitty and my tattoos!
Nancy Wise: For my happy and healthy family. I am super grateful for my jobs and that I get to share my yoga passion as one of my jobs.
Zach Rabow: For my wonderful job, a promising future and my education.
Amado Gomez: I’m thankful for my job and for the future!
NORTHWEST RENO ASSOCIATES
Erin O’Donnell: New experiences, the mountains, the ocean and the opportunity to further my education.
Stephanie Murphy: Supportive, understanding, loving family and friends, life and love.
Uriah Valentine: Beth, family and friends.
Julissa Pulido: My wonderful family, my dogs, food and my health.
Danny Salerno: My new wife, family, and technology.
Maddy Dixon: My husband, my mom and sister, capoeira, my job, great food, laughter, naps, and adventures.
Danielle Sisco: My family, the earth, music and my animals.
Taylor Riedeman: My health, my sweet dance moves, all the loving and passionate people in my life.
Mariah Phillips and Ethan Hoops
Mariah Phillips: My family, loving boyfriend, amazing friends, food and country music.
SOUTH RENO ASSOCIATES
Katie Robinson: For everything I have been through, because if it weren’t for all of the craziness I wouldn’t be who I am today. Also my family and friends.
Ashley Nunnally: My health and the health of my loved ones.
Bryan Becker: My sense of humor. Because my life is such a joke. But I love it!
Pat Myatt: Women, family, God, food.
Tenney Vaughn: Disneyland and Christmas music.
MiAh Lee: All of the opportunities of traveling I have had in my life. It gives me perspective on what life is really like beyond my comfort zone.
Riley Warren: For my life and everything that has been given to me so that I can succeed in the future and enjoy the adventures to come.
Luke Drymalski: I am thankful for everything that I have been given and all of the people I care about.
Tiana Pirtle: I am thankful for the fact that I was born in a first world nation with access to education, healthcare, adequate nutrition, etc. As well as born whole and healthy and with the drive to make my life the best that it can be.
Austin Teng: Fishing and school.
Heidi Davis and Allie Duby
Heidi Davis: I am thankful for family and friends including the Squeeze In owners, all the fantastic staff and guests. Thank you!
Allie Duby: I am thankful for many things, but something that I appreciate more and more every day is becoming a more whole person because of the relationships I have with friends, family and my little South Reno Squeeze family!
Bubu Acosta: I am thankful for Thanksgiving because I am going to be able to eat a lot and it is one of the few days I get to spend with my whole family.
Jesus “Chuy” Rodriguez:
For being with my friends and for being in good health all year. Also that God has let me live many great years.
Martin Funes: For being able to be with my family and have food to eat.
Amber Hill: I am thankful for God’s love and grace. There is so much going on in life all the time and we think we have to make all these tough decisions but in reality God has a plan for us and as I get older I realize He gives me more than I could have ever asked for.
Brooke Ingraham: I’m thankful for the love and support of my family. I’m thankful for the country we live in and the opportunities we have because we live here. I’m thankful for my health and well being and that of my friends and family. I’m thankful for strong coffee and strong hairspray. But mostly I am thankful for love and the hope it fills us with everyday.
Amanda Goodwill: I am thankful for all the opportunities that I have had the pleasure of pursuing. Whether that is with the Squeeze or with school, my family and true friends have stuck by me through all of my life choices that I have made and the reward is substantial.
Maggie Hull: I am thankful that my parents are still happily married after 33 years. I grew up in a loving and supportive household where my parents led by example. I am thankful that my parents and grandparents are Godly men and women who have taught us important values and have made us the loving family that we are today.
Brianna Clancy: I am thankful that my sister is healthy and happy. When I was younger, my sister was diagnosed with cancer and after going through chemo she beat it and is now in remission. A few months ago she had a cancer scare but it turned out not to be cancer. I am very thankful that she is doing so good and is very happy. She is so strong and I look up to her very much.
Trent Tidball: I’m thankful for my health and the ability to go to school. I see so many unhealthy people with conditions that completely control their lives and I want to help them. I’m thankful I’m healthy enough and have the ability to achieve my MD so I can help these people out.
Lisa Wardrip: I am thankful for the unending grace that I am given by my Savior, because without it I would have no hope.
Steve and Caroline Hatcher
Steve Hatcher: I am thankful for my wife that puts up with my shenanigans and is an amazing mother to our two children. I am thankful for a job that allows me to be home every night with my wife and children, because for 15 years, in my previous career, I have missed so many special days because of my job. I am thankful for the opportunities that I have been given both in and out of work. I am thankful to work with and around an amazing group of people that share in my passion and desire for service and make this company a success.
Laryssa House: I am thankful for my two snuggly kitties who keep me warm in the chilly wintertime, and for Reno, an underrated city that was my first love and where I found my second.
Misty Young: I’m thankful for my family, health, love, gratitude, attitude, my guests, associates, the Squeeze In. I’m thankful for the kindness and courtesy re-emerging in the world today and am thankful to be part of the comeback.
Eva Lipson: I am thankful for my boyfriend, family and friends, good health, being “warm and dry” (as my dad always said), and cats that make me smile and laugh every day.
Shila, Emerie and Wesley Morris, Kay Salerno and Gary and Misty Young
Shila Morris: I am thankful that I have a vast and diverse village of people surrounding me to help raise my children, run my business and support my dreams. If you are reading this you are part of my village and let me say to you with as much earnest sincerity that I can: THANK YOU. I am blessed because of you.
Chad Morris: I’m thankful for my wife, my kids and my family, and for football and beer.