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Next Fermi Kyuki-Do Martial Arts session begins on August 3
Kyuki-Do is a Korean martial art similar to Taekwondo. It will teach you how to kick, punch, block, fall and do basic self defense. Classes are held for six weeks on Monday and Wednesdays from 5 - 6 p.m. at the Recreation Facility in the Village. You need to register through the Recreation Office and also be a member of the Recreation Facility.
URA Visiting Scholars Program now accepting applications
Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) has announced a deadline of September 18, 2009 for the submission of applications for the second round of 2009 awards in the URA Visiting Scholars Program at Fermilab. Successful applicants will be notified at the end of October.
These awards provide financial support for faculty and students from URA’s 87 member universities to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year. Learn more: http://www.fnal.gov/pub/forphysicists/fellowships/ura_visiting_scholars/index.html
Services account password needed for Fermilab Time & Labor reporting
Starting the week of July 27, all employees will need a services account password to access the Fermilab Time and Labor electronic reporting system. You can activate your account through http://www.fnal.gov/tuneitup. Volunteers will offer help activating services accounts in the atrium at lunch periodically throughout the month.
Bristol Renaissance Faire Discount Tickets
Every Faire day recreates a time when knights were noble, maids were merry, and turkey legs, titanic. Once you enter the portal gates, you travel back in time to the year 1574. Visitors take a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England, complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and one-of-a-kind encounters with a spectacular cast of characters. The Faire boasts a beautiful 30-acre site with open-air stages featuring Swordfighters, Minstrels and Jesters. Meet Robin Hood or Queen Elizabeth, in person. Click on Premium Partners 2009 and enter code BRX723 at http://www.renfair.com/bristol/.
Six Flags Great America discount tickets
Fermi Day tickets are $29 (Savings of $27.64) offered July 25–26, August 8–9. Better Than A “Buy One Get One” Ticket! Any Day Tickets are $34 (Savings of $22.64). Better Than An “Everyone Pays Kids Price” Ticket! Season Pass is $72.09 each.
Sales tax already included in prices. Tickets are available at the Recreation Office, WH15W. For more information call x5427
or see website at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/convenience.html.
Pool memberships available in the Recreation Department
The Recreation Department will be selling pool memberships from now until August. You may purchase membership at the Recreation Office in Wilson Hall 15 West from 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Single membership $80, family membership (2-4 members) $180 with additional family members $10 each. Children 2 and under are free. Children's swim lesson information will also be available. Forms are available in the Recreation Office, or on the Recreation Website at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/pool.html.
Raging Waves Waterpark Online Discount Ticket Program
You can purchase discounted tickets for Raging Waves Waterpark with the added convenience of printing your admission tickets from your computer and presenting them at the entrance turnstiles bypassing ticket booth lines. You may purchase tickets by visiting our Raging Waves Waterpark Online Discount Ticket Store in one or both of the following ways, #1: Clicking on the following online store web link: https://tickets.ragingwaves.com/affiliate.asp?ID=D897A797-90D1-4E69-B784-5E2FDAA84A14 #2: Go to our online store, https://tickets.ragingwaves.com and enter this personalized Store Name: Fermilab
International folk dancing cancelled July 30, resumes Aug. 6
International folk dancing is cancelled for Thursday, July 30, but will resume weekly dancing on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 7:30 p.m. Dancing is in Ramsey Auditorium through August and then reverts to Kuhn Barn in September. Newcomers are always welcome. For more info, email email@example.com or call 630-594-0825 or x8194. For more information please visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/.
Summer Intern Presentations - August 5
Undergraduates in the Summer Internship in Science and Technology (SIST) program will be presenting their summer projects on Wednesday, August 5. For more information please see http://indico.fnal.gov/conferenceTimeTable.py?confId=2665
Osteoarthritis(degenerative arthritis) Seminar
Thursday, Aug. 6, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Room One West in Wilson Hall. More than half of those over 65 and millions of others suffer from the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis -- also known as degenerative joint disease or degenerative arthritis. Without treatment, osteoarthritis can totally incapacitate a joint. Learn more about the effects of osteoarathritis and various available treatments at this seminar. Speaker -- Virgine Galloway, OTR/L, Senior Occupational Therapist, Provena Mercy Medical Center. Sponsored by Unity Coat, Fermilab Disability Awareness Group.
Accelerated C++ Short Course begins August 6
On August 6, Fermilab will offer the first session of Accelerated C++: A Short Course in Practical Programming by Example. This Course is an extended professional development experience emphasizing computer programming in modern standard C++. No tuition is charged; the required textbooks are available for check-out from the Fermilab Library. Participants receive TRAIN credit upon successful completion of the eight-session course. Course registration is now open, please see http://home.fnal.gov/~wb/AcceleratedCpp.html
Health after 50 seminar
Health After 50, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Room One West in Wilson Hall. Speaker Sean Rardin, DO - Family Practice Physician, Provena Medical Group. Learn more about common medical conditions that effect us after age 50 and ways to maintain health at this age. Sponsored by Unity Coat, Fermilab Disability Awareness Group. Dr. Sean Michael Rardin is a family practice physician focused on individualized patient education, prevention and overall wellness.
The University of Chicago Tuition Remission Program Aug. 17 deadline
The deadline for applying for the tuition remission program at The University of Chicago for the Fall 2009 quarter is Aug. 17. For more information and enrollment forms, contact Nicole Gee at x3697 or visit the website http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/uchicago.html
What's New in NI LabVIEW 2009? offered Aug. 27
National Instruments will be at the Training Center Aug. 27 discussing the latest with LabVIEW. For more information or to enroll in this session, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/course_summary.full_descr?this_course_code=WDRS0059&this_instr_type_code=CR&this_fermi_id=00000X
Process piping (ASME B31.3) class offered in October and November
Gain a clearer understanding of how piping systems fail and the code requirements and guidance to prevent such failures. Learn about the concerns and questions that must be addressed to produce a safe piping system, and learn where and how to get these answers. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=4999.
Time to complete accomplishment reports
It is that time of year to reflect on our past year’s performance. Please note the following forms must be completed in July:
• 2008-2009 accomplishment report (completed by employee) • 2008-2009 performance review form (completed by manager). You may view forms, instructions, and resources on the website at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/elr/perform_rev.html If you have questions, please contact the Employee Relations department.
Summer safety tips for older adults - July 29
If you are an older adult or know someone who is an older adult these tips are for you. This seminar will cover tips on how to stay safe during the hot days of summer and other severe weather conditions, asthma, raised bed gardening, recreation, personal safety, modifying home environments for mobility issues, and more. Can't stay for the whole seminar? Drop in at any time on Wednesday, July 29, 11:30-1:00, Wilson Hall One West. This seminar is presented by the Fermilab Medical Department and Unity Coat, Fermilab Disability Awareness Group.
Outlook 2007: New Features class Aug. 6
Become comfortable with the interface, mail messages and contact management within Outlook 2007. 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