Local Company Celebrates Thanksgiving With Employees 11/28/13
CBS 7 News
November 28, 2013
ODESSA, TX-A local company celebrated Thanksgiving with its employees earlier today, thanking them for all the hard work they do each and every day.
John Bushman, the president of Investment Corporation of America (ICA), refers to his employees as his team members and extended family.
For the past four years, Bushman has been spending his Thanksgiving with the ones he loves, showing them just how thankful he is to have such a great team of hard workers.
"It's a real privilege to me to have all of the team members here, because they do so much for me each and everyday, and it’s so meaningful to me, I'm just really delighted," said Bushman.
From turkey and sweet potatoes, to the dozens of delicious desserts, Bushman says his team members and their families were treated to the best free meal in town, prepared by his talented cooks at the MCM Grande and FunDome.
Several employees’ say they are blessed to be working for a family oriented company.
"With his employees, he always looks to get to know them in a personal level, not just work, and he's just an awesome person," said Melissa Aguilar, the Sales Manager at MCM Elegante Hotel.
"Not everywhere, you know they do this, but he does it and that’s very nice," said Ninfa Hernandez, an employee at the MCM Grande FunDome.
Employees and their families had their own private room and opportunity to socialize with Bushman.
"Anything we can do to share time together, especially a time like Thanksgiving, when we should be giving thanks to them," said Bushman.
Bushman says this is an annual tradition that he looks forward to each year.