Fermi National Laboratory

Volume 22  |  Friday, December 17, 1999  |  Number 24
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Art Series Presents: St. Louis Brass Quintet

Saturday, January 29, 2000, Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall $16 "Diverse material combined with imaginative presentation marked the engaging concert"-Kansas City Star


English Classes, Thursday at the Users' Center, 10-11:30, free classes. NALWO coffee for newcomers & visitors every

Thursday at the Users' Center, 10:30-12, children welcome. In the auditorium, International folk dancing, Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m., call Mady, (630) 584-0825;

Sunday, Dec. 19

Afternoon barn dance in the Kuhn Village Barn from 2 to 5 p.m.Music provided by The Common Taters. Calling will be by Dan Saathoof. All dances are taught and people of all ages and experience levels are welcome. Admission is $5, children

under 12 are free (12-18 $2). The barn dance is sponsored by the Fermilab Folk Club. For more info, contact Lynn Garren, x2061 or Dave Harding, x2971.

Scottish country dancing Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m., call Doug, x8194 or e-mail folkdance@fnal.gov.

Lab Notes

Charities Program

The Charities Program has a new procedure this year. Check out the Fermilab at Work web page for directions & instructions how to properly fill out your form. If you have any questions, concerns, need assistance or do not have access to the web you may request paper forms by phoning Equal Opportunity Office At x4633, http://www.fnal.gov/faw/charities/charity.html.

The standard mileage rate for transportation expenses paid or incurred beginning January 1, 2000 will be 32.5 cents per mile, up from the 31 cents per mile rate in effect since April 1, 1999. Fermilab will use the new IRS rate for mileage reimbursement requests for all travel on and after this date.


Dr. Mario J. Molina, 1995 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Institute Professor of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Friday, January 7, 2000 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $5.00. For more information call 630-840-ARTS.

HAPPINESS is cutting down your own fresh Christmas Tree at Marmion Abbey. You can cut your own tree any day, Sundays included, beginning Saturday November 20 - December 23, from 9:00 am until dusk. There are no lights in the field so come early enough to find your tree in the daylight. Please come prepared: warm clothing, gloves, boots. Bring your own small bow saw or rent one of ours for a deposit of $10 which is part payment on your tree. Also available, wreaths, door swags and crosses made from fresh boughs. Call 630-897-3011 for information.

Please donate your excess clothing this holiday season. Sponsored by Goldie's Place. Your donation will assist the homeless as they assimilate back into mainstream society offering resume writing seminars, vocational training clothes etc. It is sponsored by Unity Church of Chicago. Your donation is tax deductible. The primary need is men's clothing, but all clothing in reasonable condition is welcome. Place your donation in the box near the rest rooms on WH1E. Goldie's Place is located at 6238 N. Clark Street. Goldie's Place mission is offering a supportive center for people who are homeless.

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