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Ask HR in Wilson Hall atrium - April 28
Do you have questions or need information about employee records, the laboratory's compensation system, visas, the Users' Office procedures or the Arts & Lecture Series? Staff from the Human Resources Department will be available to answer questions and provide general information from 12:00 noon to 1:30(or later) on Wednesday, April 28, in the Atrium. Please stop by.
English country dancing Sunday, May 2
English country dancing will meet on Sunday, May 2, at Kuhn Village Barn. The afternoon starts with dances for experienced dancers at 1 p.m., and dances for everyone from 2 until 5 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome. The group will meet a second time in May, on May 16, and then switch to a summer schedule, meeting June 20, July 25 and Aug. 15. To get on an email reminder list, or for more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-584-0825.
REMINDER! Village power outage tomorrow, Saturday, April 24
REMINDER! Tomorrow, Saturday, April 24, there will be a power outage that will affect the entire Fermilab Village. The power outage is expected to last from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Those living in the Village must minimize opening refrigerators and freezers during this outage in order to maintain proper temperatures for fresh and frozen foods. [THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE FOR THE DORMITORIES.] You may also want to power off your computing equipment. If you have any questions, contact the Housing Office at x3994 or email@example.com.
Village power outage this Saturday, April 24
This Saturday, April 24, there will be a power outage that will affect the entire Fermilab Village. The power outage is expected to last from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Those living in the Village must minimize opening refrigerators and freezers during this outage in order to maintain proper temperatures for fresh and frozen foods. [THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE FOR THE DORMITORIES.] You may also want to power off your computing equipment.
If you have any questions, contact the Housing Office at x3994 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recreation Facility closed Saturday
The Recreation Facility will be closed on Saturday, April 24, from 7a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for the annual Village power outage. The rain date will be Saturday May 15. This is required to perform maintenance on electrical distribution equipment and will impact the entire Village. For more information contact Jeanne in the Recreation Department at x2548.
Celebrate National Humor Month
National Humor Month is designed to heighten public awareness on how the joy and therapeutic value of laughter can improve health and wellness, boost morale, increase communication skills and enrich the quality of one's life. Enjoy a Joke a Day on the Recreation Website at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/index.html
Weight Watchers Open House April 21
Did you know that Weight Watcher’s offers a very convenient, on-site meeting right here at Fermilab? Come join us in “The Aquarium” 15th floor on Wednesdays, weigh-ins start at 11:45, meeting is from 12:15-12:45. Learn about the Momentum Program, control hunger, beat temptation, stop dieting, start Living. Club net weight loss: 212 pounds. Come join in the success! New session starts 4/28 $180 for 15 weeks. Can pay all at once or in three parts ($60 checks cashed 4/28, 5/28 and 6/28). Register at the meeting on 4/21. For info call the Recreation Dept. at x2548 or email@example.com or visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/wellness.html
Ask HR - 15th floor comes to TD-Hermitage Conference Room on Friday, April 23
Do you have questions or need information about employee records, the laboratory's compensation system, visas, the Users' Office procedures or the Arts & Lecture Series? Staff from the Human Resources Department will be available to answer questions and provide general information from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (or later)on Friday, April 23, in the TD-Hermitage Conference Room. Please stop in.
IMAP users: Configure your e-mail client by May 5
By Wednesday, May 5, those who use IMAP e-mail may need to alter the configuration of their e-mail clients in order to make certain communication is secure. Instructions for altering multiple e-mail client systems are available at http://computing.fnal.gov/xms/Services/Getting_Services/Email/How_To_Configure_Secure_Access_to_Email.
National Lab Day 2010
National Lab Day is a nationwide movement to support science, technology, engineering and math education in our schools by connecting teachers with working professionals. This connection will bring more hands-on, inquiry-based lab experiences to students. Fermilab's celebration of National Lab Day will take place the week of May 3-7. Join Fermilab in supporting National Lab Day by volunteering for opportunities in our community. Visit your child's classroom, conduct a teacher-requested classroom presentation or assist with a Family Science Adventure. For more information please visit <http://www.fnal.gov/pub/NLD/
AutoCAD Intermediate classed offered June 22 - 24
Familiarize yourself with the intermediate concepts and techniques of drawing with AutoCAD. More information or to enroll.
AutoCad Fundamentals class offered June 8 - 10
Familiarize yourself with the fundamental concepts and techniques of 2D drawing with AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009. For more information or to enroll please.
FORE! The 2010 golf season is about to hit you
The Fermilab Golf League consists of individual leagues, playing on local courses on different nights of the week. There are about 100 golfers in the league. We’d like a few more. We play weekly at the following local courses; Arrowhead Golf Course, Bliss Creek Golf Course and the Fox Valley Golf Course. Membership is open to all Fermilab employees (both present and past), their families and contractors doing business with the lab. If you don’t feel that you can commit to playing every week, all of the leagues offer positions for substitutes that play in an as needed basis. Contact Mike Matulik, x4091, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SciTech summer camps start June 14
From June 14 to July 30, SciTech Hands-on Museum in downtown Aurora will offer 24 one-week camps for children, including the popular camps "Totally ballistic!!" and "Kitchen Chemistry" as well as the new "Wild Weather Wonders" camp. Camp schedule and descriptions are at http://www.scitechmuseum.org. Cost per camp: $225. Members receive discount. Before and after care is available for a fee. For more information and to sign up, call Joyce at 630-859-3434, ext. 214. SciTech is located at 18 W. Benton Street, Aurora.
Butts & Guts class - sign up now
Tired of doing the same basic crunches and sit-ups? This strength training workout will focus on increasing flexibility and strengthening the abdominal area. Participants will learn a variety of exercises designed to increase core strength that will benefit activities of daily living. Suitable for any level of fitness! Three class options: Mondays (3/29-5/17), Noon-12:45 p.m., Recreation Facility, $53; or Thursdays (4/1-5/20), Noon-12:45 p.m., Recreation Facility, $53; or Mondays & Thursdays (3/29-5/20) Noon-12:45 p.m., Recreation Facility, $101. For more info call Jeanne in the Recreation Department at x2548. Learn more
Blackberry Oaks Monday night golf league
Golfers needed for the Blackberry Oaks Monday Night League. Tee times are on a first come first serve basis. All play is individual and handicaps are determined by USGA Medal Play. For more information call Ron Evans, x4166, Mike Yeoward, x3529, or Gary Davis, x4171. League play starts April 26 and runs through August 23. Learn more: http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/leagues.html
Employee Discount at Batavia Rosati's
Rosati's of Batavia is now offering Fermilab employees a 20 percent discount on pizzas and 15 percent discount on other kitchen items. Rosati’s of Batavia will deliver to Fermilab. Visit them on the web at http://www.RosatisBatavia.com. For more information visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/convenience.html
Country House Discount for Fermi Employees
Country House Restaurant, located at Kirk & Fabyan Parkway in Geneva, is offering Fermilab employees 20% off food Sundays through Thursdays after 4:30pm for the month of April. Show Fermi ID. Not valid with any other offer. For more information call Jeanne in the Recreation Dept. at x2548.. For more information visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/convenience.html
Qi Gong, Mindfulness and Tai Chi Easy for Stress Reduction
This is a FREE weekly wellness class in moving meditation practices for vitality, wellness and stress reduction. We practice gentle movement, breath awareness, self-applied massage, and relaxation practice with guided meditation and visualization to foster higher immune system function, reduce reactivity, and activate internal healing resources. This is not a formal, martial Tai Chi class – but may serve as an introduction to the structured forms. Ongoing Fridays beginning Feb. 5, 12:00 p.m to 12:45 p.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium. For more info call Seton Handville at x2152 or the Recreation Dept. at x5427
Argentine Tango thru April 28 - Student Discount Available
Our new series of four tango classes starts Wednesday, April 7 with instructors Daniel Noce and Ramona Nita. Class dates: April 7,14,21,28. Level 1: Basic I & II: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. (Practice - 6:30 p.m.) Level 2: Intermediate/Adv.: 8:00 to 9:00 p.m.(Practice - 10:00 p.m.) Pricing for class levels: Regular/Student Attending single level 1 OR 2 (4 class set): $60/$50; Attending both Levels 1 and 2 (4 class set): $85/$80; Individual classes: $18/$15. Pay first day of class. For information, sign up or directions, please send an email to email@example.com or visit http://bss.fnal.gov/tango.pdf
Calling all softball players
Come join Fermilab’s summer COED 14 inch softball league, new teams forming now. Games are played in the village on Wednesday or Thursday nights at 5:30. Season starts May 12 and runs through the end of August. This is not your typical park district league, there is no experience required and there is no cost to join the league. The only requirement is to have some fun, get a little exercise, and enjoy the outdoors. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/Softball.html
ANSYS Mechanical Application classes offered in May
Learn how to effectively use ANSYS Mechanical to build a mechanical simulation model, analyze it and interpret the results. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=5698
Barn Dance April 18
The Fermilab Folk Club presents a Barn Dance on Sunday, April 18 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Kuhn Village Barn with music by Transient Bovine and calling by Walter Hojka. Everyone is welcome, admission is $6, children under 12 are free, 12 to 18 year olds and people over 65 are $3. More info and directions at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/
Pool membership drive begins today
Pool membership drive begins today in the Wilson Hall Atrium between 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Stop by for information on single and family memberships, water aerobics and swim lessons for adults, youth and preschoolers. For more information contact Jeanne in the Recreation Department at x2548.
Thursday Phillips Park Golf League
The Thursday night Phillips Park golf league has openings for a few more players. If you are interested in playing in a fun league on Thursday nights contact Steve Baginski at x3721 or email@example.com or visit http://home.fnal.gov/~baginski/leagues/phillipspark.html
Heartland Blood Center needs blood types A-, B+, B- as reserves are very low
Seeking participants for the Fermilab blood drive April 19 or 20. Please sign up online or by calling Diana x3771 or Margie X5680 for assistance. Appointments for whole blood donations are flexible in the event your schedule changes. Appointments for double red cell donations should be timely and a call to Diana x3771 to cancel an appointment if unable to keep it would be appreciated.
Fermilab blood drive April 19-20
Donors needed for the blood drive April 19 and 20. Fermilab will host a Heartland Blood Centers blood drive April 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and April 20, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wilson Hall Ground Floor NE Training Room. Please schedule appointments via the Web or by calling Diana at x3771 or Margie at x5680. For more information please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/esh_home_page.htmlhttp://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/esh_home_page.html. The February drive collected 64 units of blood. Many thanks to all donors who share the precious gift of life.
Ask HR - 15th floor comes to Site 38 Conference Room on Tuesday, April 20
Do you have questions or need information about employee records, the laboratory's compensation system, visas, the Users' Office procedures or the Arts & Lecture Series? Staff from the Human Resources Department will be available to answer questions and provide general information from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (or later)on Tuesday, April 20, in the Site 38 Conference Room . Please stop in.
Administrative Professionals Day April 21
Administrative Professionals Day Fermilab will celebrate the contributions of its administrative professionals Wednesday, April 21, in Curia II and on the 2nd floor crossover. Maureen O’Brien, author, will present "Where Do You Go When You’re the “Go To” Person?" A Continental breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd floor crossover and the program will start at 10:00 a.m. in Curia II. All administrative and clerical employees are invited to attend.