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Annual Enrollment Nov. 17 - Dec. 10
Annual Enrollment will take place from Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 through Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008.
Materials are being sent to your mail station and are also available on the benefits Web site at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/benefits/index.html
Did you win a prize at the Fermilab Health and Wellness Fair?
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Health and Wellness fair. Congratulations to all the winners of the Health and Wellness fair raffles. A list of winners can be found on the Recreation Web site here (pdf). Prize winners may contact the recreation office to pick up your prize.
Annual enrollment carrier meetings Nov. 21, Dec. 4, 9
Representatives from Blue Cross/Blue Shield and CIGNA will be available to answer questions and assist with Annual Enrollment at meetings this month and next. View the meeting schedule here (pdf).
Fermilab Arts Series Presents Klezmatics on Nov. 22
The Klezmatics, world-renowned and Grammy-winning superstars of the klezmer world, will perform at Fermilab at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Ramsey Auditorium. Their music is steeped in Eastern European, Jewish and traditional spirituality. Their songs incorporate contemporary themes with eclectic musical influences including Arab, African, Latin, Balkan rhythms and jazz. Call (630)840.ARTS or x2787 or e-mail http://www.fnal.gov/culture.
English Country Dancing, Nov. 23
English Country Dancing will take place Sunday, Nov. 23, at Kuhn Village Barn. Dancing begins at 2 p.m. A potluck supper will take place at about 5:30 p.m., following the dancing. Newcomers are always welcome. All dances are taught and walked through and no partner is required. In December, dancing will be held on the first Sunday, Dec. 7, with live music. Call (630)840-8194 or (630)584-0825 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director's volunteer award Nov. 25
The Director's volunteer award reception, which was cancelled on Nov. 5 due to the power outage, has been rescheduled. The reception will take place at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25 on the second floor crossover.
Exciting Explorations! child care program offered Nov. 24-26
Exciting Explorations!, a child care program for children ages 7-12, will take place Nov. 24, 25 and 26, depending on interest. A summer-camp counselor will lead the program. Two snacks and beverages are provided. Please send a sack lunch. Program cost is $25 a day and payment is due upon reservation. Reservations are due Nov. 19. To register or for more information, contact Mary or Patti in the Children’s Center at x3762 or e-mail email@example.com.
No International Folk Dancing on Thanksgiving, resumes Dec. 4
International Folk Dancing will not meet the Thursday of Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, but will resume the following Thursday, Dec. 4, as usual at Kuhn Village Barn at 7:30 p.m. Call (630)840-8194 or (630)584-0825 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you in the SPIRES HEPNames database?
Are you in SPIRES HEPNames, the world-wide directory of HEP and astrophysics researchers maintained by the Fermilab Library?
To search the database go to "http://www.slac.stanford.edu/spires/hepnames/ to add someone go to http://www.slac.stanford.edu/spires/hepnames/additions.shtml
Fidelity Representative at Fermilab Dec. 3
Fidelity's Representative, Jim Stair, will visit Fermilab on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008 to conduct individual counseling sessions. You may make your appointment by calling Fidelity at 1-800-642-7131 or visit http://fidelity.com/atwork/reservations
Education Office Holiday Sale, Dec. 3 & 4
The Education Office will host its annual holiday sale in Wilson Hall, outside One West on Dec. 3 and 4. Come get your Fermilab t-shirts, science toys, and stocking stuffers! The sale will take place both days from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Contact Andrea Varry, x8258, for more information.
International Folk Dancing, Dec. 4
International Folk Dancing will meet Thursday, Dec. 4, at Kuhn Village Barn. Dancing begins at 7:30 p.m. with teaching and children's dances earlier in the evening and request dancing later on. Newcomers are welcome and you do not need to come with a partner. Call (630)840-8194 or (630)584-0825 or e-mail email@example.com.
NALWO - Winter Holiday Tea, Dec. 5
NALWO, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory women's organization, invites lab women (guests, visitors, users and employees) to a "Winter Holiday Tea" hosted by Barbara Oddone at her home (Site #29) from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., no RSVP required.
Please bring a favorite dessert or appetizer from your country, but if you cannot bring a treat, please come anyway! For more information on NALWO visit the Web site http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/nalwo.
FileMaker Pro 8.0 - Dec. 10
Learn the more advanced features of FileMaker Pro and techniques of integrated database system design. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=4640
NALWO - Christkindlmarket Chicago, Dec. 13
NALWO, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory women's organization, invites you to join us as we visit Daley Plaza, in downtown Chicago, for this charming German American holiday festival.
A chartered school bus will leave from the Lederman Education Center at 10 a.m., and will return at approximately 4 p.m.
Tour costs $3/person, and kids under age 2 are free.
For more information, and to make your reservation call Margie Nagaitsev at (630)232-7308 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Chicago Tuition Remission Program deadline Dec. 17
The deadline to apply for the tuition remission program at The University of Chicago for the Winter 2009 quarter is Dec. 17th. For more information and enrollment forms, contact Nicole Gee at x3697 or visit the Web site http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/uchicago.html
Join Fermilab volleyball, training
Fermilab's winter volleyball league will begin game play on Nov 17. Interested volleyball players can join the league's practice games in the Fermilab Village gym on Mondays from 6-9 p.m. Players can join the league teams or create new ones. To participate in the league you must have a valid Fermilab gym membership. Call Sergey Los, league convener at x8313 or visit the Web site for more information.
NALWO Thanksgiving feast Nov. 17
NALWO, Fermilab’s women’s organization, will host “Thanksgiving Across America,” a Thanksgiving feast on Monday, Nov. 17, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Chez Leon in the Users’ Center. NALWO members will prepare food and chefs will describe how to prepare traditional dishes. Contact the Housing Office at x3777 or Rose Moore at (630) 208-9309 with questions. Photo identification is required to enter the laboratory.
Scottish country dancing Nov. 18
Scottish Country Dancing will meet Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Kuhn Village Barn. Instruction begins at 7:30 p.m. and newcomers are always welcome. Most dances are fully taught and walked through, and you do not need to come with a partner. Call (630)840-8194 or (630)584-0825 or e-mail email@example.com.
Monthly Leave Sheets due Nov. 19
Due to the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday, Monthly Leave Sheets are due in Payroll by 10 a.m. on Nov. 19, 2008
Weekly Time Sheets due Nov. 20
With the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday, Time Sheets for the week ending on Nov. 23 are due in Payroll by 10 a.m. on Nov. 20, 2008. Revisions for the week ending on Nov. 16 are due in Payroll by 9 a.m. on Nov. 20, 2008..
International Folk Dancing, Nov. 20
International Folk Dancing will meet Thursday, Nov. 20, at Kuhn Village Barn. Dancing begins at 7:30 p.m. with teaching and children's dances earlier in the evening and request dancing later on. Newcomers are welcome and you do not need to come with a partner. Call (630)840-8194 or (630)584-0825 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fermilab singers to perform Nov. 20
The Fermilab Singers will perform a set of autumn songs this Thursday,
Nov. 20, at noon in the Ramsey Auditorium in Wilson Hall. This half-hour program will feature pieces from known and unknown composers in several
languages. Snacks will be provided at the end of the concert.