Fermilab Today Feb. 02, 2009 - Feb. 06, 2009

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Discount Tickets: Disney On Ice Presents Worlds of Fantasy
Special corporate ticket offer at the United Center Jan. 27 - Feb. 8. See attached order form or contact Jeanne Koester in Recreation at x2548 for more info.

Daycamp Information and Registration
Applications for the onsite day camp for children of Fermilab employees ages 7-12 will be due Feb. 26. For all information there are booklets and registration forms available in the Recreation Office WH15W, the users office, the housing office, the children's center or on the Recreation website. All applications must be in by Feb. 26 by 4 p.m. along with a $25.00 deposit per session per child. Please click on the link for more information on Fermilab's summer camp.http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/dependent.html

2009 Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rate
The Internal Revenue Service and the General Services Administration have issued the 2009 standard mileage reimbursement rate as .55 cents per mile, effective travel from Jan. 1, 2009. For more information please visit http://www.gsa.gov/Portal/gsa/ep/contentView.do?contentId=9646&contentType=GSA_BASIC

Muscle Toning Classes
The next set of Muscle Toning Classes are Feb. 3 - Feb. 26, $36.00 for 4 weeks, Mar. 3 - Mar. 26, $36.00 for 4 weeks, Mar. 31 - Apr. 30, $45.00 for 5 weeks. Registration forms can be found in the Recreation Office, WH15W, or on the Recreation Website. http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/classes.html

Outlook 2007 New Features classes scheduled Feb. 26
Become comfortable with the interface, mail messages and contact management within Outlook 2007. Morning sessions will be offered on Feb. 26th. To enroll or for more information please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/course_summary.full_descr?this_course_code=WDRS0041&this_instr_type_code=CR&this_fermi_id=00000X

Nominations Requested for Job Profiles
Do you know an employee who exemplifies what it means to work at Fermilab? The Employment department is updating Employee Profiles on our website to provide applicants with insight on what it is like to work at Fermilab. The profile may include first name, job title, duties, special projects, and career path. Please e-mail your nominations of fellow employees for Employee Profiles to hsidman@fnal.gov by February 13th.

Barn Dance Feb. 8
The Fermilab Folk Club presents a Barn Dance on Sunday, Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kuhn Village Barn with music by the $8000 Stringband and calling by Allan Sundry. Everyone is welcome. Admission is $6. Children under 12 are free, 12 to 18 year old and people over 65 are $3. For more information please visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/

Bulgarian Dance Workshop, Feb. 12
Fermilab International Folk Dancing is pleased to present a workshop on Bulgarian dance with Iliana Bozhanova, in her only Chicago area stop on this year's tour from Bulgaria, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 12, at Kuhn Village Barn. Suggested donation is $8 for adults and $4 for students. More information at (630)584-0825 or (630)840-8194, or e-mail at folkdance@fnal.gov or visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/

Barn Dance Feb. 15
The Fermilab Folk Club presents a Barn Dance on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Kuhn Village Barn with music by Cats on Holiday and calling by Tony Scarimbolo. Everyone is welcome. Admission is $6. Children under 12 are free, 12 to 18 year old and people over 65 are $3. For more information please visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/

Kyuki Do Classes - Feb. 16
The next set of Kyuki Do classes are Feb. 16 - Mar. 25, $50.00 Mar. 30 - May 6, $50.00. Registration forms can be found in the Recreation Office, WH15W or on the Recreation website, http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/classes.html

Facilitating Meetings That Work class offered Feb. 16
Learn how to facilitate meetings that produce the results you want. For more information or to enroll please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/course_summary.full_descr?this_course_code=WDRS0035&this_instr_type_code=CR&this_fermi_id=00000X

Fermilab Blood Drive Feb. 17 & 18
Mark your calendars. Heartland Blood Centers will be here for the Fermilab Blood Drive on Feb. 17 & 18 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wilson Hall Ground Floor NE Training Room. Please schedule appointments via the Web or by calling Diana at x3771 or Margie at x5680. More information can be found here http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/esh_home_page.html. The December blood drive collected a record 135 units of blood. Many thanks to all who participated on behalf of Heartland Blood Center and the recipients.

Argentine Tango Classes begin Feb. 18
Our new series of 4 tango classes starts Wed., Feb. 18. Outstanding Chicago tango dancers, Eduardo Villalba and Bohuslava Samoylenko will teach our next class series at Ramsey Auditorium. Classes start Feb. 18 and run each Wed. thru Mar. 11 - Class set, $60.00 per person - Pay first day of class. Basic I & II: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Practice prior to class – 6:30 p.m., Intermediate/Advanced: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. If you would like to sign up, please send an e-mail to Pamela Noyes, by Tue. Feb. 17 at noyes@fnal.gov For more information please visit http://bss.fnal.gov/tango.pdf.

NALWO - Mardi Gras Potluck Dinner - Feb. 20
Mardi Gras Potluck Dinner, Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, 5:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m., Chez Leon Dining Room - User’s Center. Parade a colorful costume, mask, or hat from your country, to help us mark the end of “carnival”. Please plan to bring a traditional dish from your country to share. Desserts and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. To make your reservation e-mail Margie Nagaitsev at mnagaitsev@hotmail.com NALWO welcomes all people associated with the lab, and their families, to this event.

Discount Tickets: World's Toughest Rodeo Presents Toughest Cowboy - Feb. 21
Special corporate ticket offer for Fermilab employees and family members at the United Center on Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. See attached order form or call Jeanne Koester in Recreation at x2548.

NALWO - Brown Bag Lunch Program - "Australia: Travels in the Land Down Under" - Feb. 24
NALWO invites you to a “Brown-Bag” Lunch Program featuring-Australia:“Travels in the Land Down Under” presented by Cynthia Albright Tue., Feb. 24, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m., Wilson Hall - 1 North. Bring your lunch and join us for this informal gathering as we view travel slides of the Commonwealth of Australia. No reservation is needed. Beverages & a light dessert will be provided. NALWO welcomes all people associated with the lab, and their families to this event.

English Country Dancing, Mar. 1
English Country Dancing will take place on Sun., Mar. 1, at Kuhn Village Barn. A session for advanced dancers starts at 1 p.m. Dancing for all levels begins at 2 p.m. and there will be live music by Old Fezziwig's Band. A potluck supper will probably follow (assuming there is interest) at about 5:30 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome. All the dances are taught and walked through and no partner is required. For more information, please contact folkdance@fnal.gov or call (630)584-0825 or (630)840-8194.

NALWO - Adler Planetarium Trip - Mar. 21
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Women’s Organization Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum Sat., Mar. 21, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A chartered school bus will be leaving from the Lederman Education Center at 9:30 a.m. and will return at approximately 3:30 p.m. Tour costs: $10/adult & $8/children (children ages 3 to 14) Pre-paid reservations are required by Mar. 7. Tour cost includes general admission to the planetarium, and to their latest show “Cosmic Collisions” in their all-digital projection Definiti® Space Theater. Lunch is on your own, you may bring a "brown bag".

Child Care program offered - Mar. 24
Exciting Explorations!, a child care program for children ages 7-12, will be offered Mar. 30- Apr. 4 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 $25.00 a day and payment is due upon reservation. Reservations are due Mar. 24. To register or for more information , contact Mary or Patti at the Children's Center, x3762 or email daycare@fnal.gov

Conflict Management & Negotiation Skills class offered Apr.1
Broaden your understanding of the main sources of conflict, the different modes of conflict management and the critical steps to joint problem solving and negotiation. For more information or to enroll please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/course_summary.full_descr?this_course_code=WDRS0031&this_instr_type_code=CR&this_fermi_id=00000X

Interpersonal Communication Skills class being offered Apr. 8
Increase your awareness of your communication skills and personality type. Develop the skills for more productive work relationships. To enroll or for more information, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=2865

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