Coming to work, caring about those we work with, and enjoying what we do is a privilege not taken lightly here at EZ Office Products. Employees aren’t just ‘like family’ – we are family. We’re a work family dedicated to treating one another with the same kindness, respect, and deference, as we would offer to our largest customers. And we consider our customers family, too. With that being said, we continually strive to keep the service in customer service. Instead of having our ‘family’ put in an online ticket with customer service, we are just a phone call away. Customer service is becoming a lost art and we are keeping it alive and well in our local community. Smiles are abundant in our office because our passion for growing Madison, WI into one of the best cities to start a business has come to fruition. Forbes has announced the top 100 cities in nation for business and careers and Madison broke into the top 50!
1. Madison has been voted the #1 best city to live in the nation in 2014 and 2015 (rated 705 out of a total score of 600. Now that’s awesome!) In our opinion, Gary Molz is one of the local business owners and supporters who help make this true. Gary is a Dream Granter for supporting the Living Dream Initiative. Gary has given one local high school student the chance of a lifetime – he has offered the initial funding to learn from his or her business mentor to continue building upon their entrepreneurial dreams. Gary is helping to make Madison’s future leaders achieve their goals and helps to grow the local business community with his support.
Rose Molz has been chosen to sit on the Board of Directors for the Office Products buying group, TriMega. Rose has been a member of the TriMega Purchasing Association for the last 6 years and has gained much experience within the office products industry as well as her local business community. Rose is also once again featured in In Business magazine. Check out the July 2015 issue! We are proud to call Rose our own. Congrats Rose!
2. Last year EZOP had the opportunity to help with the American Family Children’s Hospital Radiothon. We sponsored a “Power Hour” in 2014 and in combination with other volunteers; the event raised over $600,000 to help fund programs at the children’s hospital in Madison, WI. We hope that our participation in this event brought smiles to the patients, doctors, and nurses in Madison – it sure did for us! We loved being a part of this wonderful program. This year the Radiothon raised over $650,000! You, too, can help support all year long by going to: It starts with you.
3. We teamed up with Robert M. Wydra Photography to highlight some of our favorite local businesses at the ADDY’s Awards.
4. Our annual holiday dinner for our EZOP family was a hit! We dined at 1855 Saloon and Grill where we ate until we were stuffed. Amazing food, big smiles, great laughs, and the best company! Who says business can’t be pleasure?
Fun table decorations help to start the night off right. Even our snowmen were smiling!
5. In conjunction with Women of Purpose, we were fortunate to be able to be a part of Exploration in Leadership. This pilot program for girls in their senior year at Memorial High School helps to prepare these bright young women to become future business leaders. We help to teach them to network through coaching events and roundtable discussions. Helping shape the futures of Madison’s upcoming female business leaders is an experience that we will carry with us forever.
These are the smiling faces of the future. You go girls!
6. We sponsored the Dane Buy Local Breakfast at Schuster’s Playtime Farm. Our commitment to our local community was sweetened by getting to pet and play with some adorable farm animals. Our office always looks forward to Dane Buy Local events that bring us smiles throughout the year.
Rose and Pat Gallagher with one of their friends, Bam Bam the Ham.
7. In early May of this year, the EZOP family attended the Dane Buy Local’s 3rd Annual Spring Celebration. We had so much fun with the photo booths, delicious food, and playing casino games.
Marilyn is smiling from ear to ear playing black jack and it looks like she’s a winner!
Looking to bring a few smiles into your office? Here are some featured products that Make Us Smile:
Scotch Flower/Vase Magic Tape Dispenser
For those of us without a green thumb, the flower tape dispenser from 3M adds a pop of color to any desk.
Smead Style Collection Two-Pocket File Folder
Our fashionistas in the office love these colorful and happy patterned file folders.
Redi-Tag Two-tone Die-cut Adhesive Neon Note Pad
Nifty notes make us smile! Use these to brighten up your next memo.