Fermilab Today June 1-5, 2015

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Commercializing Innovation: office hours at IARC - June 11
Thinking of Commercializing Your Research Idea? Representatives from the Chicago Innovation Exchange will host office hours at IARC on Thursday, June 11, between 1-4. Chat with experts about programs and services available including the Innovation Fund, NSF I-Corps, Entrepreneurship Essentials workshops, how to protect your intellectual property, and more. Email Wolfgang to make an appointment, or just stop by to ask a question, talk about an idea, or just chat about opportunities available. Questions? Contact: Wolfgang Connell, Program Manager, CIE, wolfgangc16@uchicago.edu or Jason Pariso, Director of Operations, Innovation Fund, jpariso@uchicago.edu. We look forward to seeing you!

art/LArSoft course at Fermilab Aug. 3 - 7: free registration
A course to introduce newcomers to art/LArSoft will take place at Fermilab, Monday, August 3, through Friday, August 7. For more details, including course prerequisites and a draft schedule, visit our website http://indico.fnal.gov/event/artlarsoftcourse15. There is no registration fee and spots are filling up, so sign up soon https://indico.fnal.gov/confRegistrationFormDisplay.py?confId=9928 (deadline July 24). Email Saba Sehrish (ssehrish@fnal.gov) to be waitlisted.

WalkingWorks Week 3 Winners
It's not too late to sign up for the WalkingWorks program, log your steps, and win prizes. Week 3 Participation Drawing Winner is Chong Shik Park. Our Top Walker this week goes to Randy Ward with 218,168 steps. Congratulations to the both of you. Keep up the good work! Winners should stop by the Wellness Office, WH15W, to pick up a prize. Weekly prize drawings will be held on Tuesdays. Sign-up at walkingworks.com For more information or to obtain a pedometer, contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at jecker@fnal.gov

Fermilab Summer Day Camp
Limited availability left for Summer Day Camp. Children age 6-12 (proof of completion of First Grade for 6 year olds)whose parents/guardians have a valid Fermi ID are eligible to attend. Information is available at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/childrens/summercamp.html. Registration, medical forms and payments are due now for Sessions 1-4. You must be registerd and have paid in order to attend. Please contact Mary or Patti at daycare@fnal.gov with questions.

NALWO lecture: Beauty of Barns - June 16
A lecture on "Beauty of Barns" will be presented on Tuesday, 16 June, at 12:00 PM in the Wilson Hall Racetrack (7th floor crossover). Carol Rowe, a 5th generation Boone County native, will talk about the many types of barns in Illinois and Wisconsin. Refreshments will be served. Space is limited, so please RSVP by 15 June to NALWO@fnal.gov.

Fermilab Board Game Guild
The Fermilab Board Game Guild meets every Tuesday at the User's Center from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Everyone is welcome, and no connection with Fermilab is required. Board games played include, but are not limited to, Puerto Rico, Ticket To Ride, Seven Wonders, Stone Age, Attica, Alhambra, Citadels, and many more. Attendance for the full four hours is not required. Come and go as you please. Any questions, e-mail wmtan@fnal.gov

Annual Domestic Hydrant Flushing
The annual site wide domestic hydrant flushing process has been scheduled for Saturday 6-6-2015 & Sunday 6-7-2015, 0700am to 1700pm(weather permitting). During the flushing process you may notice momentary pressure drops, discoloration of the water during and after the flushing process. If you have any further questions or comments please contact John Pollock X-5253, cell 630-659-6211, email pollockj@fnal.gov or Steven Shirley X-3007, cell 630-951-5300, email shirley@fnal.gov.

Scottish country dancing meets Tuesday evenings at Kuhn Village Barn
Scottish country dancing is held Tuesday evenings through June 9 at Kuhn Barn and then will move to Ramsey Auditorium in Wilson Hall for the summer, starting June 16. Dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The group is taught by Doug Jensen. Newcomers are always welcome and are paired with experienced dancers -- no need to come with a partner. For more information email folkdance@fnal.gov or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/scottishdance/ or call 630-840-8194 or 630- 584-0825.

International folk dancing Thursday evenings at Kuhn Barn thru June 11, cancelled May 28
International folk dancing meets Thursday evenings through June 11 at Kuhn Barn , then moves for the summer to Ramsey Auditorium, starting June 18 and continuing weekly on Thursdays. There will be no meeting, however, on May 28. Dancing runs from 7:30 to 10 p.m. and newcomers are always welcome. There is instruction and dances for children and newer dancers early and request dancing later on. For more information, email folkdance@fnal.gov or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/ or call 630-584-0825 or 630-840- 8194

English country dancing this Sunday, May 24, at Kuhn Barn
English country dancing will be held this Sunday, May 24, at Kuhn Village Barn. The program starts with dances for experienced dancers at 1 p.m., and dances for everyone from 2 to 5 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome to join this social and accessible sort of dancing. We will dance to beautiful recorded music. Next month's dance, on June 21, will feature live music by Old Fezziwig's Band. The group meets monthly, year-round. For more information, the summer's schedule or to get on an email reminder list, contact folkdance@fnal.gov or 630-584-0825 or visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/english/

H4 Training Discount for Fermi Employees
Bored of your current workout routine? Tired of the big box gyms not caring about you or giving you the service you need? Then try H4 for 30 days! Special Fermilab employee rates. 30 day trial-normally $69, Fermilab employees get it for just $49. If you have a gym membership already then simply show your pass and get the trial for FREE on us! Trial includes: 2 personal training sessions a week in a small group setting, nutritional and cardio coaching. Fermilab employees also get 10% off our monthly membership rates! H4 Training is located at 26W293 Geneva Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187. 630.244.0536. To start today or for more info: hank@h4-training.com, www.h4-training.com

Pedometers Available for WalkingWorks Program
Have you picked up your pedometer to log your steps and earn a chance for weekly prize drawings for the new WalkingWorks program? If not, stop by the Wellness Office, WH15W, or email your name and mail station to jecker@fnal.gov. Start logging those steps at www.walkingworks.com by clicking "Register Now". Fill in your email, name, and work zip code (60510). Leave "Team Member" checked. You are a member of our Fermilab Team. Plan: Illinois Blue Cross & Blue Shield. Group: Fermilab. Program: 2015 Walking Works. Team: Fermilab WalkingWorks 2015. Record your activity to be entered into weekly drawings. For more information contact Jeanne at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548.

Fermilab Pool Open June 9th...Memberships Available
Pool open Tuesday, June 9-Sunday, August 16. Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 12-7pm, Saturday & Sunday, 1-6pm. Closed Mondays. Pool membership open to Fermi employees, retirees, visiting researchers, contractors, onsite DOE employees, students & immediate families living in the same household. Memberships are not transferable and are non-refundable. Memberships are sold in the Wellness Office of WH15W, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Single Membership $130. Family Membership $305 (up to 4 family members, additional family members over 4 are $55). Lifeguards do not sell memberships. They do sell daily passes. Daily Rate $8/person. After 4pm $6/person. http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/pool.html or jecker@fnal.gov

Outdoor Soccer
Outdoor Soccer is on Tuesdays (6:00 pm 9:00 pm) and Thursdays (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm) and Sundays (4:00 pm 7:00 pm) at the Village Soccer Field. Please contact O'Sheg Oshinowo at Oshinowo@fnal.go for more information.

WalkingWorks Program Begins Today. Register Now.
A regular routine of brisk-paced walking can help you lose weight, lower cholesterol, strengthen your heart and reduce the likelihood of serious health problems down the road. The President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports recommends 30 min/day on 5 or more days a week, or 10,000 steps daily, to produce the best, long-term health benefits for most people. Go to www.walkingworks.com and click "Register Now". Fill in your email, name, and work zip code (60510). Leave "Team Member" checked. You are a member of our Fermilab Team. Plan: Illinois Blue Cross & Blue Shield. Group: Fermilab. Program: 2015 Walking Works. Team: Fermilab Walking Works 2015. Record activity. Info: jecker@fnal.gov

Managing Conflict (half-day) on June 10
This class is for individuals who want to boost their conflict management skills. Learn to accept and manage conflict more effectively. Upon completing this half day class, you will be able to identify your default conflict management style, how to capitalize on various conflict management styles, accept conflict as an inevitable part of all work situations, be aware of the positive and negative byproducts of conflict on the job, understand how to establish a cooperative atmosphere in which to resolve conflicts as they arise, and learn and practice a step-by-step collaborative approach to resolving conflict. For more details and to enroll visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=1865.