Afipsky refinery congratulated its veterans on the 55th anniversary of the enterprise
Marking the 55th anniversary of Afipsky refinery, the administration and personnel of the enterprise arranged a celebration in honor of the refinery veterans, who had worked for more than 20 years at the refinery. The celebration in honor of the older generation of refinery workers was held in the People’s Hall of the village of Afipsky and it was attended by more than 200 guests.
Emil Ikhsanov, deputy general director for HR and social work, Igor Vinogradov, deputy chairman of primary trade union organization and Lidia Stepanova, chairman of the Council of refinery veterans addressed the veterans and expressed their gratitude for the years of dedicated work. While making speeches they made a point that each of the veterans had made an indispensable contribution to establishment and development of Afipsky refinery and upbringing of successive generations of the refinery personnel.
Indeed, the employees of Afipsky refinery created a legendary and successful enterprise. The firm groundwork for future achievements was primarily laid by the veterans. While giving his speech, Emil Ikhsanov emphasized as follows:
You are our tower of strength, the wealth of experience, knowledge and wisdom.
Jubilee book “ХронографЪ” (Khronograf) was unveiled during the meeting. The major milestones of the refinery’s history are reflected in the book. Each veteran was given a copy of the book as a memorable gift presented on the occasion of this remarkable date. On-stage performance groups of the People’s Hall and Children’s School of Arts of the village of Afipsky congratulated the audience and presented their best musical performances.
The celebration ended with a tea party. During the tea party the veterans relived their experience related to the best days of their work at the refinery and told the refinery management and younger generation of workers about those days. They thanked the refinery personnel for attention and wished younger workers stability, prosperity and safe operation.
The celebration in honor of the Afipka refinery veterans was held as a part of implementation of the enterprise’s 55th anniversary event program. More than 10 environmental, cultural, athletic and creativity projects have been implemented since the beginning of 2018.
The family members of refinery personnel, officials and residents of the Severskiy district have taken part in the above projects.
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