How would I construct a VS 2008 C# project that calls a stored procedure to present to the user a MessageBox that would blink as the stored procedure is running and then present one final message box when the stored procedure is complete. Right now the sp takes about 4 minutes to run. I want to give the user some visual cue that it is running and then a completion message. Right now, when I call the sp, the message box immediately appears because it is not waiting for anything from SQL to tell my project that the sp is complete. How do I get my project to wait for completion?