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Shaw celebrates International Housekeepers Week

Lek Sullivan, 20th Force Support Squadron custodial worker, reacts as her tower of soap collapses just before time runs out during International Housekeeping Week at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Sept. 17, 2015. Participants had one minute to build their tower, with the tallest still standing at the end winning a prize. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kelsey Tucker/Released)

Lek Sullivan, 20th Force Support Squadron custodial worker, reacts as her tower of soap collapses just before time runs out during International Housekeeping Week at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Sept. 17, 2015. Participants had one minute to build their tower, with the tallest still standing at the end winning a prize. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kelsey Tucker/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Marretha Davis, 20th Force Support Squadron assistant lodging manager, and Carolina Pines Inn housekeepers work together to win a relay race with multiple obstacles at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Sept. 16, 2016. The obstacles consisted of vacuuming a room full of confetti and prepping a cart for cleaning and restocking. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman BrieAnna Stillman)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Marretha Davis, 20th Force Support Squadron assistant lodging manager, and Carolina Pines Inn housekeepers work together to win a relay race with multiple obstacles at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Sept. 16, 2016. The obstacles consisted of vacuuming a room full of confetti and prepping a cart for cleaning and restocking. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman BrieAnna Stillman)

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Lek Sullivan, 20th Force Support Squadron (FSS) custodial worker, plays a soap-stacking game, Sept. 17, 2015, and U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Marretha Davis, 20th FSS assistant lodging manager, participates in a relay race, Sept. 16, 2016. The International Executive Housekeepers Association established International Housekeepers Week in 1981 to honor professionals in the field.

During the week, 20th FSS lodging employees participated in housekeeping-themed games aimed at building morale and teamwork. This year, the Carolina Pines Inn employees celebrated the week with activities for their custodial workers from Sept. 18-22.