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Cafeteria Closed Nov. 25-27
The Fermilab Cafeteria will be closed Nov. 25, 26, and 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
PayFlex PowerPoint Presentation
If you were unable to attend a session presented by the new FSA vendor PayFlex, you can click on this website http://wdrs.fnal.gov/benefits/PayFlexPowerpoint.pdf to view the PowerPoint presentation.
Arts & Lecture Series closed Nov. 25-26
The Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series Box Office will be closed November 24, 25, and 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. For ticket reservations phone 630-840-ARTS (2787) and leave a detailed message. Ticket reservations can also be mailed to The Fermilab Arts Series, P.O. Box 500, Mail Station 111, Batavia, IL 60510. http://www.fnal.gov/culture/NewArts/index.shtml
Fermilab Today holiday schedule
Fermilab Today will not publish on Nov. 25 and 26 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The last issue of Fermilab Today in 2010 will appear on Tuesday, Dec. 21. Fermilab Today will resume publication on Monday, Jan. 3.
Folk Dancing cancelled Nov.25, resumes weekly Thursdays in Dec.
Fermilab International Folk Dancing will not meet on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 25, but will resume at Kuhn Village Barn and meet every Thursday through Dec. 23. Dancing begins at 7:30 p.m., with dances for children and teaching early in the evening and request dancing later on. Newcomers are always welcome. More info at (630)584-0825 or (630)840-8194 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/
Free Martial Arts Class Dec. 15
There will be a free one-hour trial class of Kyuki-Do, a Korean martial art, on Dec. 15 at 5:00pm in the gym at the Recreations Center. You well learn basic stretches and exercises, kicks and punches, and some self defense. We will demonstrate some advanced techniques and forms. Please wear lose, comfortable clothes, and be prepared to work up a little sweat. For more information, contact Bruce Worthel at email@example.com or x8663 or Jeanne Koester at firstname.lastname@example.org or x2548.
Fermilab Arts and Lecture Series Box Office Winter schedule
The Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series Box Office will be closed Dec. 20 through Dec. 31. For ticket reservations phone 630-840-ARTS (2787) and leave a detailed message. Ticket reservations can also be mailed to Fermilab Arts Series, P.O. Box 500, Mail Station 111, Batavia, IL 60510. http://www.fnal.gov/culture/NewArts/index.shtml
Users Office Holiday Hours
The Users office will be closed on Nov. 25 and 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Users office will be closed on Dec. 23, 24, 30 and 31 for the Christmas Holiday. If you need an ID renewal during that time, please make it a point to come to our office before the days listed above. Normal Users Office hours are Monday through Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm. If you need a rental car from Pilot’s Leasing, and did not reserve one in advance, please visit the communications office located on the ground floor of the Wilson Hall, next to the Key and ID Office.
Voluntary separation offer information
On Nov. 11, Fermilab Director Pier Oddone announced a voluntary separation offer to bring Fermilab operations into balance with the resources expected for this fiscal year, FY11. To learn more about the voluntary separation offer please visit the website: http://www.fnal.gov/faw/vso/.
Tango at Fermilab through Dec. 1
Our new series of four tango classes and new Choreography class starts November 10, with instructors Daniel Noce and Ramona Nita. Classes are held each Wednesday in Ramsey Auditorium, Class dates: Nov 10, 17, 24, and Dec 1. Level 1: Fundamentals: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Level 2: Intermediate/Adv: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Choreography: 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, please send an email to Pam Noyes email@example.com or http://bss.fnal.gov/tango.pdf
Pedestrian Safety Awareness for Families
"Safe Journey" is an interactive pedestrian safety program designed for families. Follow John as he walks from home to a bus stop to go to a soccer field accross town, he returns home after nightfall. Take a walk with John and help him decide how to handle some tricky safety situations. Follow this link to Pedestrian Safety information provided by the Fermilab Traffic Safety Subcommittee (TSS)http://www.fnal.gov/pub/traffic_safety/.
Pedestrian Safety at Crosswalks
Pedestrian Safety at Crosswalks, a PowerPoint presentation by the Village of Hinsdale, addresses Illinois Pedestrian Law and offers safety tips for pedestrians. Follow this link to the PowerPoint presentation, additional Pedestrian and Traffic Safety information provided by the Fermilab Traffic Safety Subcommittee (TSS) http://www.fnal.gov/pub/traffic_safety/.
Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle Program through Dec. 31
ES&H is rolling out its 2nd annual "Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle" program which kicks off Oct. 1. The event will run from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31. The goal is to exercise three days per week for 30 minutes. For more information, please visit the ES&H web page where you can now enter your time electronically, access hard copy log sheets, etc. http://www-esh.fnal.gov/.
VISA Office closed
The Visa Office will be closed from Tuesday, Nov. 23, through Friday, Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving. In case of emergencies or if you need immediate assistance, contact Borys Jurkiw at x4363 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We will re-open as usual on Monday, Nov. 29.
Nov. 22 deadline for The University of Chicago Tuition Remission Program
The deadline for applying for the tuition remission program at The University of Chicago for the Winter 2011 quarter is Nov. 22nd. For more information and enrollment forms, contact Nicole Gee at x3697 or visit the website http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/uchicago.html.
TIAA CREF Representatives at Fermilab Nov. 22
TIAA-CREF representatives will be at Fermilab on Monday, Nov. 22. These sessions are designed to assist employees considering participation in the VSO. Representatives will meet with employees individually to answer questions and
provide information. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-732-8353.