Sorry, Doofus, but you didn't DO anything to deserve being invited to this party. This is for hard working city employees who have not only met, but exceeded management expectations over the past 3 years.
It amounts to about $5.50 for each city employee for their "lavish" party. That won't buy a chocolate fountain, but it will buy a few hot dogs.
This bonus was timed to be near Christmas, so that employees could not only enjoy Christmas with their families, but also stimulate the local economy with their bonuses. You should have been at last night's meeting and you could have learned all about it. But that would take an effort on your part, wouldn't it?
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