Foil the Flu — Influenza Vaccination Program Open to Staff and Contractors
The 2014 schedule is now available on the Foil the Flu Web site. All Federal employees and contractors with a valid NIH identification badge will be provided the seasonal flu vaccine free of charge, while supplies last. For more information, contact Occupational Medical Service at 301-496-4411 or the Hospital Epidemiology Service at 301-496-2209.
LinkedIn Profile-boosting Seminar — Thursday, October 23
Join the Bethesda Chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) for a seminar on LinkedIn profile-boosting, at 5:30 p.m. in Building 10, Room 2C310. Kelly Leonard from Taylor-Leonard Corp will discuss LinkedIn strategies designed to help you find and connect with people and companies while increasing your profile visibility and help you to land new opportunities. Bring your laptop/devices to follow-along with Kelly. This event is open to both AWIS Bethesda members and non-members but has a limited number of seats, requires RSVP and receipt of a $5 donation for members and a $10 donation for non-members. Donations may be made via PayPal, as a registration fee. Payments can be made by credit card or Paypal account. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Urgent Appeal for Blood Donors
The NIH Blood Bank is in urgent need of group B blood donors and negative blood donors. Our patients need your help today! If you are a donor with B positive, B negative, or O negative blood, please donate today by visiting the NIH Blood Bank located on the first floor of the Clinical Center (Building 10.) We are open Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Please call for an appointment or directions at 301-496-1048. Convenient, free parking is available for blood donors.
Children’s Inn Hosts Open House for NIH Employees — Tuesday, October 28
The Children's Inn at NIH invites NIH employees to an Open House on October 28th from 11am – 1pm. Local food trucks Curley's Q BBQ and Holy Crepes will be on site serving mouthwatering BBQ, delicious paninis, and much more! The event will also feature free gifts, games, and giveaways — and the opportunity to take a tour of The Inn's facility. Don’t miss this chance to treat yourself to a fun lunch break and learn more about The Children's Inn at NIH. Contact Lauren Stabert at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. The Inn is Building 62 on the NIH campus.
Clinical Center CFC Bake Sale — Wednesday, October 29
There will be a bake sale to benefit CFC from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Hatfield Building (Bldg. 10), outside the 2nd floor cafeteria.
Trick or Treat with CFC — Thursday, October 30
The CFC Halloween Party will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the Building 31 patio. Local restaurants will serve lunch at discounted prices. Many CFC charities will be there to help you learn how you can help the charities help others. Donations may be made via Mypay, Debit, Credit Card or E-check, or by Cash or Check.
Car-sharing Service Now Available on Campus
NIH and R&W have recently contracted with Zipcar to serve a growing desire of many NIH commuters who may only need a car occasionally. The freedom of Zipcar allows you to run an errand, head to a meeting, or explore the city without the hassles of owning a car. Join through NIH to receive discounted rates. Join for only $25 at www.zipcar.com/NIH-employees. Use the promo code NIH25 to receive $25 in FREE driving! Offer ends 11/1/2014. If you’re already a Zipster, be sure to email Michael McFarland to receive discounts. Every reservation includes gas, insurance and 180 miles. Currently the R&W has two car-sharing vehicles located in MLP-11, next to the Gateway Center. In addition, you can access over 800 Zipcars around DC and thousands more worldwide. Simply join Zipcar, reserve online, unlock the car with your Zipcard, and keys are inside for you to drive away More information is available on the R&W website.