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NASA HQ Heads Up 3 Apr 2003

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2003

QUARTERLY FARE SUBSIDY PICKUP RM. 4K31

- April 3, and 8, 10 a.m.-12 noon and 1:30-3 p.m.

- April 9 and 10, 10 a.m.-12 noon only. Subsidies not picked up by April 10 will be forfeited for the quarter. LaKisha Dyson, 358-0208, or Denise Hurey, 358-2105.

CELL PHONE DAY

Thursday, April 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., west lobby. Representatives of Cingular Wireless, Nextel, Simply Wireless, T Mobile, and Verizon Wireless will be available. The Exchange Council's new contract with Verizon offers Government employees a 17 percent discount on current plans. ID is required. (Pay stubs are acceptable.) After your visit, fill out the survey at http://www.hq.nasa.gov/exchange/council/cellsurvey.html Susan Burch, 358-0550.

TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS TO WORK MEETING

Monday, April 7, 2 p.m. Code CE Conference Rm. 4F35. Planning meeting for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at HQ on Thursday, April 24. Volunteers are needed. All are welcome. Christopher Rodriguez, 358-0950.

LASIK SEMINAR

Wednesday, April 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., MIC 3. Join Vision Quest Laser Center for an educational seminar and screening for LASIK vision correction. Space is limited, so sign up today! If you are interested in attending, contact the Health Unit, 358-2600.

FHDS TICKETING TRAINING FOR HQ USERS

April 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 noon, and 2 p.m., Rm. 9H40 (PRC). The Facilities Help Desk System (FHDS) is a new Web-based ticketing system that will allow HQ users to electronically generate requests for service, such as conference room scheduling/audio visual support, building trouble call reporting, space planning and facilities services. Malicha Day, mailto:malicha.a.day@nasa.gov or 358-0206.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TOWN HALL MEETINGS

  • - April 9, 1:30 p.m., Codes A, B, E, F, G.
  • - April 9, 2:30 p.m., Codes C, J, K, L.
  • - April 10, 9 a.m., Codes U, X, Y, R.
  • - April 10, 1 p.m. Codes S, Q, H.
  • - April 10, 2 p.m., Codes M, N, P, I.

These mandatory meetings will be held in the auditorium and hosted by our Deputy Administrator Fred Gregory, Assistant Administrator for Security Management and Safeguards Dave Saleeba, and Director for Headquarters Operations Jim Frelk on what NASA Headquarters is doing to prepare for an event or act of terrorism that may put the health and well-being of its employees in jeopardy. Due to space limitations, each code has a designated time and date to attend. Malicha Day, 358-0206.

ATTENTION DC RESIDENTS

Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Carter Barron Amphitheater parking lot (16th & Kennedy Sts., NW). The District Department of Public Works will hold its annual spring household hazardous waste drop-off event. This service is free and open to all District residents. There will also be an electronics recycler onsite that will accept most consumer electronic products, including TV's and computers. Richard Wickman, 358-1113.

REGISTER FOR TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS TO WORK DAY

Thursday, April 17 - registration deadline. Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at HQ is scheduled Thursday, April 24, for a half day (8:30 a.m.-12 noon). Parents and sponsors will pick up their children at 12 noon after the morning activities. For details and forms, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codec/codece/partform2.htm Submit completed registration forms to Chris Rodriguez, Code CE, Rm. 4F35, 358-1098.

HQ TRAINING CALENDAR FOR APRIL

http://ohr.gsfc.nasa.gov/DevGuide/Hq/Aprilfy03.htm

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