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Volume 24  |  Friday, February 2, 2001  |  Number 2
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Fermilab Arts Series Presents:

Maynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band - $25/$13 ages 18 and under

Jazz legend, internationally renowned big band leader and one of the worldís greatest trumpet players, Maynard Ferguson is bringing his nine piece Big Bop Nouveau Band to Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium.

For tickets or further information, call our box office at 630/840.ARTS weekdays between 9 and 4. For more information, check our web page - www.fnal.gov/culture.

International Women's Day Celebration

March 10, 2001 sponsored by NALWO and organized by Fermilab's Russian Women. Children wanted to perform! Please see www-fnal.gov/orgs/nalwo/irina.html for details.


Free English classes in the Usersí Center for FNAL guests, visitors and their spouses. The schedule is: Monday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Separate classes for beginners and advanced students.


International folk dancing, Thursdays, 7:30-10 p.m., Village Barn, newcomers always welcome. Scottish country dancing, Tuesdays, 7:30 - 10 p.m., Village Barn, newcomers always welcome. For information on either dancing group, call Mady, 630-584-0825 or Doug, x8194, or e-mail folkdance@fnal.gov.

The Fermilab Barn Dance series, featuring traditional square and contra dances in the Fermilab Village barn, presents barn dances on Sunday, February 11 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with music by Sligo Creek and calling by Tom Senior and on Sunday, February 18 from 2 to 5 p.m. with music by Howard Strong & Co. and calling by Paul Ford. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for age 12-18, and free for under 12 years old. Come with a partner or without; bring the family or not. For more information contact Dave Harding (x2971, harding@fnal.gov) or Lynn Garren (x2061, garren@fnal.gov) or check the webpage at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/ .


Fermilab scientists are available to answer your questions about what goes on at the lab, or the world of science in general. Sundays, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Wilson Hall cafeteria. Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your curiosity!


Employee Recognition Award

  • Presented by Fermilab Director Michael Witherell, on Jan. 16, 2001, to Mike Church (ID 07480N, BD-BS-Tevatron Department): the Fermilab Employee Performance Recognition Award, citing the success of the Tevatron upgrade project led by Church in producing 36x36 collider beam operation. Said Witherell:

    "Many people contributed an enormous amount. This is to recognize that Mike Church played a big and particular role in leading the Tevatron effort to achieve 36x36 collider beam operation. This award also is in recognition of the work that is going to be done in the next few months, in anticipation of great things in the future as well."

    Up and Running

  • The website for Snowmass 2001 conference, June 30-July 21 at Snowmass, Colorado. http://www.snowmass2001.org/


  • Jim Hoover, ID 1617 PPD-Engineering & Tech. Teams, March 8. Last day of work was Jan 5.

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