If you need to show people how much you value their loyalty, check out these sample employee recognition letters for Long Service Awards. Or, get ideas to spark your creativity for a speech. Use our appreciation letter templates to get started.
Sample letters of appreciation include:
|Years of Service||3 Years of Service|
|Reaching a Service Milestone||5 Years of Service|
|General Service Award||General Service Award II|
|10 Years of Service||General Service Award III|
|25 Years of Service||General Anniversary|
|20 Years of Service|
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Sample Appreciation Letters
On your career milestone, we appreciate the part you play in maintaining our performance standards and commitment to excellence.
We know that achievement and success aren’t by accident. Breakthroughs come after spending what seem like hours of hard work and trying new ideas.
Honouring Your Achievements
The awards have been specially selected to honour your career achievement, we hope that you will enjoy your award for years to come. Our company values good people and we genuinely care about you and appreciate your contributions.
Our values and principles are Excellence in Service, Through Innovation, By People Who Care. The service award symbolises the time you’ve given to help us as we pursue those values and principles. It is also a token of appreciation for the part you’ve played in making the company what it is today. Your talents and efforts already have helped us achieve excellence in many areas.
As you celebrate your service anniversary, please accept my thanks. I hope the award you choose is one you will be proud to use and that it will remind you of the company’s appreciation.
Congratulations! This year marks a significant milestone in your service to [company name].
As a symbol of our appreciation of your years of service to the firm, I invite you to select an item of your choosing from the following award selections. I will be presenting these awards personally at our upcoming party.
Thank you for your contributions to the company. You are a valuable member of the team.
Dear Fellow Employee,
The successful growth of our company is the direct result of you, our valued employees. Your dedication and commitment serve as a vital link in the chain which drives our operation. In recognition of that commitment, we are pleased to present our Long Service Award Programme.
As you celebrate a significant accomplishment in your career, we invite you to select one of the awards in the following pages with our sincere gratitude for the contribution you have made to our Company’s success.
Dear Award Recipient:
Congratulations on reaching this important service milestone. We are pleased to honour your achievement through our Long Service Award Programme.
As a symbol of our appreciation for your dedication and loyalty, please select one of the awards on the following pages.
It is with great pride that we present this award to you; you are a valuable member of our team. Thank you.
Director of HR
Dear Team Member,
Congratulations! This is a significant year for you as you celebrate an important service anniversary with [company name].
As you reach this milestone in your career with [company name], it is with great pride that we present your service award choices to you. Please select one of the awards featured in the following online brochure. The award reflects our appreciation for your dedicated years of service and is a symbol of your personal and professional achievements. It is our hope that you will wear, use or display it with pride.
People are and always will be our greatest asset. Please know that you are an important member of our team and your abilities and contributions will be an important part of our continued success.
Thank you for all that you do and please accept our good wishes on the anniversary of your employment with [company name].
Senior Vice President/Human Resources
Congratulations on your tenure recognition award achievement as you celebrate a significant anniversary of your employment at Mercy Hospital. Clearly, reaching this milestone is a very special occasion for you. It is also a very special occasion for our health system since it is a testimony of your loyalty to Mercy Hospital over the years.
You are a valued member of our team and your continued contributions are vital for Mercy Hospital to continue to be successful in meeting our stated Mission, Vision and Values. All of our organizational achievements are made possible because of your individual efforts as well as the efforts of your team members. In appreciation for your 25 Years of Service, we invite you to select a gift that reflects your service and dedication to Mercy Hospital. We are quite pleased to present this award and gift to say thank you for the thousands of little things you do every day that add to the high quality care for our patients and residents!
Again, Thank You for your hard work and much dedication. We look forward to your ongoing contributions and a bright and successful future together.
Dear Team Member,
For more than one hundred years, University Hospital has embraced and nurtured those who seek its care. With a sole mission – to provide the best of the art and science of health and medicine-University Hospital has long advocated for the needs of its communities. Committed to the highest of values, University Hospital strives to be a place of enduring quality and strength.
We acknowledge and appreciate that the foundation of our success is built upon you and your commitment to University Hospital.
Congratulations on your 20 Years of Service! You too have reached an important milestone at University Hospital. Thank you for the many years of service and dedication to making our Mission, Vision and Values come true every day for every patient.
Please indicate your award preference from the online reward collection. It is with great pride that we present you with this award as a celebration of your special service anniversary. May this award remind you of our commitment to you as a valued member of our team.
Congratulations, I look forward to celebrating future successes together.
Dear Team Member,
At [company name], we realise that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are delighted to honour your dedicated service and commitment to this organisation. It is our employees who uphold our corporate principles, demonstrate our vision of working for a better future for people, deliver on our customer promise and make us the passionate organisation we are today.
The success of our organisation is a direct result of your efforts and dedication. Your commitment to quality and personal and professional integrity is the differentiating factor that sets us apart from our competition.
On behalf of [company name], it is with great pride and admiration that we congratulate you on this service anniversary milestone. Today, we celebrate you and your individual and collective contributions to our success, and we look forward with great expectancy to many more good years to come.
Congratulations and thank you for your years of service! You will be celebrating an important anniversary this year, and [company name] appreciates your contribution to the success of this company.
As you celebrate this significant milestone in your career, it is with great pride that we invite you to select one of the awards shown in the following on-line brochure. You have made this company what it is today, and we hope that you will be proud to have a memento of your valued years of service.
People are and will always be our greatest asset. Your abilities and contributions are an important key to the success of our entire operation. As you reach this milestone in your career and set your sights on future goals, take a moment to reflect upon your past accomplishments and take pride in knowing that you are an important member of our team.
Please accept our heartfelt thanks and good wishes on the anniversary of your employment with [company name].
We want to personally congratulate you on reaching your 5th anniversary with our company. Your loyalty and dedication to our company and our customers does not go unnoticed and is greatly appreciated.
We would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to you by having you select a gift to commemorate this milestone with [company name].
We have several options from which you can choose. Please accept this award as a token of our sincere appreciation for a job well done. The consistency of good people in our organisation is what makes us great. We all appreciate your efforts and your loyalty to our company.
Thank you for being a valued member of the [company name] Team.
Chief Operating Officer
Dear [Full Name],
On behalf of everyone at [company name], we offer our congratulations as you celebrate a significant anniversary of our employment with us.
We know that our growth and success is dependent on having devoted and capable team members such as you, and we want to recognise the contributions you have made in helping us achieve our goals. To honour your years of service with [company name], we invite you to make an award selection from the enclosed brochure. You may make your selection by following the enclosed ordering instructions. We hope that this award will always remind you of our appreciation for your hard work and dedication.
Thank you for all you have done for [company name] during your years of service and for your ongoing commitment to our success.
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