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NASA HQ Heads Up Thursday, April 10, 2003

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2003

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TOWN HALL MEETINGS

  • - 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.

FINAL FARE SUBSIDY PICKUP RM. 4K31

April 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.

WIN A BIRD HOUSE AT THE EXCHANGE STORE

Drawing - Thursday, April 17, 1 p.m., Exchange Store. For every $10 spent in the store, you are eligible to enter the drawing. To see the the bird house, visit the store or http://www.hq.nasa.gov/exchange Pat Allen, 358-0162.

BOY SCOUTS' ORCHID CORSAGE AND FLOWER SALE

Friday, April 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., west lobby. Sponsored by the Exchange Council. Orchid prices: single corsage, $4; double corsage, $6; orchid in a vase, $6. Roses (in assorted colors): $3 each, $25 per dozen. To buy corsages or flowers early (April 14-17), contact Jim Radosevich, Rm. 6N84, 358-1376.

EARTH DAY AT NASA, APRIL 22

See upcoming events around NASA and the Federal Government and http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codej/codeje/je_site/earth_day/2003/about_earthday2003.html and http://www.earthday.gov and visit the NASA HQ Earth Day display in the west lobby, April 21-24. Ann Clarke, 358-0007.

COLUMBIA CAFE OPENING

The COLUMBIA CAFE is the winning suggestion for the newly remodeled and re-invigorated 9th floor representational facility. To salute all participants and to bestow the winner with a gift certificate, a reception will be held on April 14 at 11:30 a.m. in the Columbia Cafe. All are welcome. (A raffle run-off will be held for like entries.). Starting April 15, a light breakfast service will be available from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., with lunch extending from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Plan to dine in the Columbia Cafe, which will feature a wait service for your convenience. Ron Hoffman, 358-1596.

HQ SECRETARIAL/CLERICAL AWARDS LUNCHEON

Wednesday, April 23, reception 11:30 a.m., luncheon 12 noon, Discovery Ballroom, Holiday Inn Capital. Purchase tickets for $17 by April 18. For details, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/hq/hqsec.htm For ticket sales, contact Marian Beverly, 358-2318; Denise Hurey, 358-2105; or Rhonda Taylor, 358-0444.

TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS TO WORK DAY

Thursday, April 24, 8:30 a.m.-12 noon. Register by Thursday, April 17. For details and forms, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codec/codece/partform2.htm Submit completed forms to Chris Rodriguez, Code CE, Rm. 4F35, 358-1098.

NASA BLOOD DRIVE

Thursday, April 24, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., MIC 6. Schedule an appointment with your code coordinator. Employees who preschedule appointments will be entered in the raffle for Blockbuster cards. HUD employees are welcome. Refreshments will be served. Shirley Mitchel, RN, 358-2600.

HQ/GSFC ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT COLLOQUIUM

Thursday, May 8, University of Maryland Conference Center. Register by April 14. For details and form (in lieu of NHQ Form 228), see http://ohrcoursecatalog.gsfc.nasa.gov/search/description.cfm?course=857 Sharon Boykins, 301-286-7508.

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