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Barn Dance Jan. 13
The Fermilab Folk Club presents a Barn Dance on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kuhn Village Barn with traditional Illinois old-time music by White Mule and calling by Lynn Garren. Everyone is welcome you don't need to know anything, just come and have fun, admission $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/.
UChicago panel discussion on Higgs discovery - Feb. 7
Last summer, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, announced the discovery of a new particle that could explain why elementary particles have mass. On February 7, join a panel of experts from the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab to learn why this discovery marks the beginning of a new era in particle physics research. Young-Kee Kim moderates. Panelists are Marcela Carena, Fermilab and UChicago; Tom LeCompte, Argonne; Patricia McBride, Fermilab; Mark Oreglia, UChicago. For more information please visit http://discoveryseries.sites.uchicago.edu/page/critical-mass-how-higgs-boson-discovery-swept-world.
Interpersonal Communication Skills course offered in May
Increase your awareness of your communication skills and personality type and develop the skills for more productive work relationships. To enroll or for more information visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=2865.
NALWO Armenian Cooking Demonstration, Thursday, January 24
Learn the techniques and taste the results of the cooking of Armenia, Thursday, January 24, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Chez Leon in the Users' Center. A cookbook will be available containing recipes for delicious authentic Armenian food such as Babaganosh, Lahmajoon, Cheese and Spinach Beoreg, Dolma, Sini Kufta, Lentil Kufta, Kadayifand much more for your tasting pleasure. Please RSVP by noon Wednesday, Jan. 23, to firstname.lastname@example.org or Pauline Berberian at (630)587-6468 or Mady Newfield at (630)584-0825.
2013 FRA scholarship applications accepted until April 1
Fermi Research Alliance, LLC (FRA) offers a number of four-year scholarships to children of regular full-time FRA employees. The scholarship award continues for a maximum of four years provided the student remains in a four-year undergraduate program and maintains satisfactory academic progress. The maximum scholarship award amount available for tuition and fees is $4,700 per year. Applications are being accepted through April 2nd for the 2013 FRA scholarship awards. For more information or to obtain an application please visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/FRA_scholarship.html If you have questions, contact Nicole Gee at x3697 or Nicole@fnal.gov.
USA Athletic Club and Spa Discount for Employees
USA Athletic Club and Spa (located behind Hampton Inn on I-88 & Orchard Rd., Aurora) offering a discounted membership. Offer expires 2/11/13. Open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Complimentary child care. Full service locker rooms w/sauna and steam rooms, 4 lane lap pool, therapy pool, Jacuzzi, full gym with basketball court, 3 group exercise studios, personal training and TRX suspension training, towel service, massage therapy, polar body age, 100 pcs. of cardio w/tv’s and more. Enrollment fees waived. Single membership reduced from $59 to $49.95/mo. Couple membership reduced from $99 to $89.95/mo. Free personal training session ($65 value) with offer. Show Fermi I.D. For info call Jeanne, x2548.
Indoor Soccer: 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays at the gym in the Village. Gym membership is required. Please contact O’Sheg Oshinowo at Oshinowo@fnal.gov for more information.
Fermilab Management Practices courses are now available for registration
The Professional Development Office has scheduled Fermilab Management Practices for this winter/spring. Please she the Professional Development website to enroll or for more infromaiton. http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/index.html
International Folk Dancing Thursday evenings in Kuhn Barn
International Folk Dancing meets every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Kuhn Village Barn. There is instruction and dances for children and newer dancers early and request dancing later on. Newcomers are always welcome. Save the date of Saturday, March 2, for the group's special
25th Anniversary party! More info at 630-584-0825 or 630-840-8194 or email email@example.com.
Building Bionics Lecture - January 18 - Fermilab Lecture Series
Amazing developments are being made each day in the possibilities for those with limb loss. Dr. Kuiken has been renowned for his research in developing a surgical technique called Targeted Muscle Reinnervation(TMR). With TMR it is possible to take the residual nerves in an amputated limb and transfer them to spare muscle and skin in or near the limb. The nerves grow into this muscle, and then the surface EMG over this muscle can be used as an additional control signal. To date, this surgery has been successful in fifty Auditorium on Jan. 18 at 8 pm Tickets $7 by calling 840.ARTS or www.fnal.gov/culture
Gallery Chamber Series - Metropolis Quartet - Jan. 20 @ 2:30
Gallery Chamber Series takes place in the intimate 2nd floor art gallery with Sunday afternoon concerts, followed by a reception with the performers. Our first artists of the 2013 season are the Metropolis Quartet. Metropolis performs the major oboe quartet (oboe, violin, viola, cello) repertoire, written by composers such as Mozart, J.C. Bach and Benjamin Britten. They also seek out lesser-known works by composers, and take familiar melodies and perform their own arrangements. Each performance is a mix of wonderful compositions, memorable melodies and fun conversation between the musicians and audience. Tickets $17/$42 for all 3 concerts of seriesby calling 840.ARTS - www.fnal.gov/culture
Fermilab Arts Series - Tomas Kubinek - Jan. 26 @ 7 p.m.
"Absolutely expert and consistently charming!" - The New York TimesBilled as a Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible, the one and only Dr. Professor Tomas Kubinek is also a comic genius, a virtuoso vaudevillian, and all-around charmer who gives audiences an utterly joyous experience they'll remember for a lifetime. With appearances in over 30 countries and a professional career spanning 3 decades, Mr. Kubinek has won the hearts of thousands in theaters, opera houses, television specials, on Broadway and at international festivals of culture. Tickets $22/$11 for ages 18 and under - 840.ARTS or www.fnal.gov/culture - Note Family Friendly 7 p.m. start time
Employee Discounts on AAA Membership
New discount for Fermilab employees! Save on AAA Membership, Auto and Home Insurance. AAA members $AVE at thousands of local and national hotels, restaurants and retailers. Membership discounts are effective now in IL, IN and WI…insurance discounts will be effective 2/1/13 in IL. To join AAA or get an insurance quote in Il (Code EP021), please contact Mike Weseen at 630-587-7700 x212 / firstname.lastname@example.org. WI employees, please contact Matt Staley at 847-258-0237 / email@example.com. Already a member of AAA, contact the agent for the state where you reside and ask him to apply the Fermilab group discount at your renewal! You may also contact AAA Customer Service at 1-888-203-2606.
Zumba Offered Tuesdays and Fridays
Zumba will be offer two classes in January. Tuesdays, January 8 - February 26 from 12-12:45pm in the Fitness Center. Fee is $50. Zumba will also be offered on Fridays, January 11 - March 1 from 12-12:45pm in the Fitness Center. Fee is $50. For registration information go to http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html or contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or x2548
January 2013 timecards and Float Holiday
As in previous years, the 2013 Float Holiday will not be available for use on your January 2013 timecards. You will be able to select and use it beginning Feb. 1, 2013. If you plan on using your 2013 float holiday in January 2013 please e-mail the Payroll Manager at email@example.com before you complete your timecard.
Martial Arts Classes
Kyuki-Do is a Korean martial art similar to Taekwondo. The next Fermi Kyuki-Do Martial Arts session begins on January 7th. I will teach you how to kick, punch, block, throw and fall, and basic self defense. Classes are held for six weeks on Monday and Wednesdays from 5 - 6 PM at the Recreation Facility in the Village. You need to register for the class through the Recreation Office. The cost is $60. You do not need a gym membership to join this class. I will supply a free uniform to students who have never participated in martial arts before. My class size is limited to ten students.