Manchester String Quartet at the NIH — Monday, November 24
The concert is free and begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Masur Auditorium (Building 10.) The Quartet will perform "Beethoven Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132”. For more information, contact Sharon Greenwell at 301-496-4713.
19th Annual "Toys to Share Because We Care" — Donate by Thursday, December 11
Drop off new, unwrapped toys and gifts (for ages 1-35.) Campus locations include: Bldg. 31C, B3B17 - Police Desk; Bldg. 10, CRC North and South Lobbies; Bldg. 51, Room 100 - NIH Fire Department; Bldg. 38 - Main Lobby; Bldg. 45 -Main Lobby. Off-campus locations include 6701 Rockledge Drive (Rockledge II); 301 N. Stonestreet Avenue; 12735 Twinbrook Parkway (Twinbrook III); Poolesville (Guard Office); Poolesville (Guard Office); Baltimore (Biomedical Research Center at Bayview, Main Lobby.)For more information, contact Lieutenant Lawrence Brown at 301-496-7937.
New Training Center Leadership Sessions with ExLP Experts
The Training Center is offering new, limited-edition Leadership Sessions with NIH Executive Leadership Program (ExLP) Experts. Leading with Emotional Intelligence — Great Results, Happy People , with Frances Johnston will take place on Tuesday, December 2. Leadership Presence for NIH Executives, with Muriel Maignan Wilkins will take place on Thursday, December 4.
FSA Open Season — through Monday, December 8, 2014
The open season for the Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) continues through December 8, 2014. For detailed information, please refer to the FSA Open Season Announcement. Use the FSAFEDS website if you wish to enroll in a FSA for 2015. You may also enroll by calling 877-372-3337 (TTY: 1-800-952-0450). All open season elections will be effective January 1, 2015. If you are currently enrolled in a FSA, your current enrollment will not automatically continue into 2015. To participate, you must re-enroll.
Federal Benefits Open Season — through Monday, December 8, 2014
The 2014 Federal Benefits Open Season (for the 2015 plan year) is open through Monday, December 8, 2014. Use myPay to enroll, cancel, or make a change to your FEHB enrollment. All open season elections will be effective January 11, 2015. If you do not submit an open season election, your current enrollment will continue in 2015, subject to any changes identified in your plan brochure. Even if you are completely satisfied with your current health plan, please review your 2015 plan brochure and make sure you are aware of all changes made within your plan, including changes in premiums, coverage offered, and providers. For more information, see the Benefits Open Season web site.
Winter Farmer’s Market – Tuesdays
Due to the success from the growth of the Farmers Market, and the demand by the NIH employees, the R&W will now have a year round market. Visit the NIH Farmers Market, every Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Bldg. 10 South Lobby. For more information, and for a list of vendors, see the R&W web site.
Open Enrollment for the NIH Leave Bank — through December 8, 2014
Open Enrollment for the NIH Leave Bank is currently underway! The NIH Leave Bank is a pooled bank of donated annual and restored leave available to eligible members. It offers income protection and amounts to paid leave for members who have exhausted all of their leave and are affected by a personal or family medical emergency/condition. The NIH Leave Bank has provided leave to NIH employees to cover time out of the office due to personal or family medical emergencies such as surgery, cancer, stroke, childbirth, etc. Questions may be directed to the NIH Leave Bank Office at 301-443-8393.