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Volume 23  |  Friday, April 28, 2000  |  Number 8
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Calendar

ONGOING

NALWO is pleased to announce the free morning English classes in the Users' Center for FNAL guests, visitors, and their spouses have been expanded; The new schedule is: Monday and Thursday, 9:30am - 11am beginners (Music Room) and intermediates (Library) Monday and Thursday, 11am - 12:30pm advanced, emphasizing pronunciation and American idioms (Music Room)

NALWO coffee for newcomers & visitors every Thursday at the Users' Center, 10:30-12, children welcome. In the auditorium, International folk dancing, Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m., call Mady, (630) 584-0825; NALWO (Nat'l. Accelerator Laboratory Women's Organization) cordially invites all women associated with the lab (users, guests, employees, spouses) to the Annual Spring Tea, Friday morning May 12, 2000 from ten o'clock until noon at the lovely Warrenville home of Janine Tollestrup. If you can, please bring a favorite dessert or appetizer to share. For additional information and directions, please contact Rose Moore, 208-9309 or Sue Mendelsohn, 840-5059 or mendel@fnal.gov or Selitha Raja, 305-7769

MUSIC

E=MC2/ E=eclectic; M=music; C=come one, come all! Come join us for a weekly gathering of Fermi folks and friends on Thursday nights at The Users Center in The Piano Room!!! We have begun an acoustic "open style" sing around. Anyone who plays an instrument, enjoys singing and/or listening to music is welcome. We are trying to keep the group as "unplugged" as possible in order to accommodate everyone.Our goal is to make everyone feel welcome. We meet at 5:30pm to maybe 9:00 pm on Thursdays. Contact DENNIS OSTROWSKI X4389 LDP 630-314-4024 or ostrowski@fnal.gov.

INTERNATIONAL FILM SOCIETY

MAY 12: Paths of Glory (Dir: Stanley Kubrick, USA, 1957, 86 min.)óKubrick's fourth film, considered one of his best, is a masterful, classic anti-war film about the futility and irony of the war in the trenches in World War I. Ramsey Auditorium, 8:00 p.m. Admission $4 ($2 for Fermilab grad students, $1 for children under 12.) Call 630-840-8000 / 2156 / 5042 or go to www.fnal.gov/culture/film_society.html/.

Barn Dances

All dances are taught and people of all ages and experience levels are welcome. Admission is $5, children under 12 are free (12-18 $2). The Fermilab Folk Club sponsors the dance. For more information, contact Lynn Garren x2061 garren@fnal.gov or Dave Harding x2971 harding@fnal.gov, or see http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/

Milestones

BORN

LeAnna Nicole Thrasher, March 24th to Billy and Donna Thrasher (Communications Center)

Bison calf, April 17, 2000

HONORED

Gerald Blazey, named Presidential Research Professor, Northern Illinois University

Retiring

James Harder, ID 1615, March 31

Thomas Larson, ID 588, Beams Division, April 28

Fred Randazzo, ID 2005, FES-OP-Mechanical, effective May 1

Ruth Christ, ID 2109, Lab Services Section, May 12


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