Open Enrollment for the NIH Leave Bank has been extended through December 19
Don’t miss this final opportunity to become a 2015 Leave Bank member! Enrollment in the NIH Leave Bank is open to all NIH Federal employees. The 2015 membership period will begin on January 11, 2015. Additional information can be found on the NIH Leave Bank web site.
2015 R&W Memberships
All NIH, NOAA, and HHS employees, contractors, patients and their families are eligible to become Preferred R&W Members. Join the R&W at any time for just $9 and your membership will be good for one year from the date that you joined. Preferred members have access to discounted tickets (entertainment, sporting events, children’s shows, etc.), movie rentals, discounted dry cleaning, gift items, fitness center programs and classes, recreational clubs, community discounts and much more. Sign up at any R&W store, or online at www.fedesp.org/nih, choose R&W Services, then choose Membership. Memberships will now be tracked electronically using your government ID number. For the latest news on R&W events, tickets, and more sign, up for the R&W ListServ at https://list.nih.gov/archives/r_w_assoc_list-l.html.
Inclement Weather Information — Be Prepared
Employee Suggestion Program Available
The Employee Suggestion Program is a great way to share your ideas for improving government operations and services and to be recognized for your contribution. For more information, contact Karen Pla at 301-496-2832.
Join the Wellness NIH Listserv
Are you interested in finding out information about upcoming fitness and wellness related activities, healthy nutrition tips, health related advice? Join the Wellness NIH website Listserv at https://list.nih.gov/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A0=wellnessnih. For more information, contact Chris Gaines at 301-451-3631.
‘I Am Intramural’ Blog Site Debuts
A new blog on the NIH Intramural Research Program’s web site that’s written by IRP members about their science, challenges and successes, is now available at http://irp.nih.gov/blog. NIH director Dr. Francis Collins and NIH deputy director for intramural research Dr. Michael Gottesman have started the blog rolling on the subject of "Science That Changes Lives." Many more writers will follow, sharing thoughts about what it’s like to conduct research in the IRP and how to make the most of your time here.