Your dedication and hard work for our company have not gone unnoticed.  We would like to thank you for your sincere and honest work.  In recognition of your ability to continuously surpass company expectations, meet goals and objectives, and your excellent attendance record, we would like to reward you.  You have been credited one additional vacation day with your benefits.  Please follow normal HR procedures to take advantage of this extra day off with pay. We sincerely appreciate the efforts you put forth.  We hope you continue to do such excellent work for our company!  It is due to employees such as you that we are as successful as we are. Sincerely, (insert name of sender and initial) Related essay: Memo for Team Building