Feds Feed Families – Fill the Truck Events – Wednesday and Thursday, July 23 &24
The Feds Fed Families Program will have a "Fill the Truck Day" at the Building 10 South (Parking Lot 10H) from 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. A list of "Most Needed Items for 2014" is available at http://www.ors.od.nih.gov/Documents/Feds-Feed-Families-Most-Wanted-List-2014.pdf. Follow us on Twitter @NIHEmplSrvcs and tweet about your Feds Feed Families donations using #NIHKnocksOutHunger. For more information, contact FedsFeedFamiliesNIH@mail.nih.gov.
FAES Graduate School Fall 2014
Registration for The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, Inc. (FAES) Graduate School at NIH has begun. Online registration is available through September 5. Classes begin on September 8. Tuition is $150 per credit hour; courses may be taken for credit or audit. More information is available at www.faes.org.
Feds Feed Families — Online Donations
If you would prefer not to carry your donations, you can order online and have them sent directly to our receiving locations. Be sure to list that you work at NIH so the donations will be credited appropriately. To ensure that HHS-NIH receives credit for your items, please forward the receipt/confirmation and tracking number (if provided) to FedsFeedFamiliesNIH@mail.nih.gov. More information about online donation, including where to have the items shipped, is available on the Feds Feed Families news update.
Mark Your Calendars for the Annual NIH Institute Relay
It’s time to start gathering your team together so you can pick your team name and of course, start training. This year’s relay will be held on Thursday, September 18. It is open to all Institutes, Centers, Divisions, and Contractors. For more information see the R&W web site.
The Food Trucks are Coming!
ORS and Eurest have announced a summer pilot food truck program with "Austin Grill" — weekdays through Friday, August 15. From 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., the food truck will be inside the NIH Gateway Center entryway. The truck will then move to the following locations from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Mondays - Building 10 south parking lot; Tuesdays - Building 14 shuttle stop; Wednesdays - Service roadway to Building 2; Thursdays - Upper end of the ramp to Building 40 loading dock; Fridays - Gravel lot near 38/38A. For more information, contact John Crawford, Division of Amenities and Transportation Services at 301-402-8180.
Feds Feed Families Golf Tournament — July 27
There will be a golf tournament held in Bristow, Virginia to benefit Feds Feed Families. See the Feds Feed Families Facebook page for more information about the golf tournament.
Summer Poster Day — Thursday, August 7
Summer Poster Day 2014 is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Natcher Conference Center (Building 45.) Summer Poster Day provides an opportunity for summer interns to share the research they have been conducting at NIH and at the same time develop communication and networking skills. Any summer intern (high school, college, medical/dental or graduate) working in an intramural research group at NIH this year may present. Investigators, staff scientists and scientific administrators can make a particularly important contribution to Summer Poster Day by visiting posters and engaging authors in discussion. For more information, visit https://www.training.nih.gov/summer_poster_day.