Exploring Our Creative Talents

July 17, 2015

Paint Nite Vast BridgesWhat happens when you get a bunch of co-workers together for a paint night? Laughter, relaxation, a few discoveries, and lots of fun!

Recently our Talent Acquisition Manager Lindsay organized a paint night for Vast Bridges employees who were interested in trying their hand at painting. Such events have become increasingly popular in recent years. This unique activity combines socializing and learning to paint with a night out. There was a great response from our team with almost half of the Vast Bridges team signing up to paint.

Why Bother?

While most companies don’t create opportunities like this for employees to spend time together outside of work, we feel it is an important aspect of who we are as a company.  It offers our team members multiple benefits:

  • Personal development, as they get to try out a new skill;
  • Team building, as they coach each other and make suggestions on other canvases;
  • The opportunity to get to know co-workers from different departments, as they laugh together at their own attempts to paint, helps to enrich our culture.

Paint Night at Vast Bridges

What Did We Paint?

What we chose to paint was – no surprise – a breathtaking night scene of downtown Jacksonville featuring the recognizable blue Main Street Bridge. Even our CEO Kevin joined the fun, and couldn’t resist putting the company logo in the upper corner of his masterpiece.

When you look at the different takes on the same picture that our team members created, you see an amazing representation of the work we do every day. With one common goal, we each work in our own way to make that goal a reality, and the result is something great each time.

Vast Bridges Paint Night

Different Strokes For Different Folks

While painting attracted a surprisingly large number of our staff members, it is not for everyone. But luckily, organizers of Vast Bridges’ employee events keep things diverse. Groups get together to play basketball and football. Sports fans also enjoy group outings to local pro games. And coming up this month is the annual family picnic at the beach, where there’ll be music, games, great food and lots of fun for all our team members and their families.

If you are looking for a company that offers you more than the typical 9 to 5, check us out today!

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