NASA HQ Heads Up 22 Apr 2003

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, April 21, 2003

Earth Day at NASA, April 22 See events around NASA and the Federal Government and and and visit the NASA HQ Earth Day display in the west lobby, April 21-24. Ann Clarke, 358-0007.

Honor Your Administrative Professional

Wednesday, April 23. The Exchange Store will have balloons, bouquets of flowers, and coffee cups filled with candy to help you celebrate Administrative Professional Day. Orders for five or more balloons should be placed at least 2 hours in advance. For details, see Pat Allen, 358-0162.

Visit the Columbia Café

The Columbia Café is now open on the 9th floor in 9G41. A light breakfast service is available from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Lunch is served between the hours of 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Plan to dine in the Columbia Café, which features wait service for your convenience. Ron Hoffman, 358-1596.

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 Mitchell, RN, 358-2600.

Mandatory FY03 IT Security Training

Monday, April 28, 11 a.m.-12 noon & 2:30-3:30 p.m., MIC 5-A. Additional sessions coming in May - July. All NASA HQ civil service and contractor employees must complete this training by July 31 in a classroom session or online at For details, see Greg Kerr, 358-2218.

GSFC Center Director's Colloquium

Wednesday, April 30, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Building 3 Goett Auditorium, GSFC. Colloquium honoring outstanding management award winners. Presentation by Steve Hanamura, "Leading and Achieving Business Success with Communities from Diverse Perspectives." For details, see Gail Williams, 301-286-0159.

The Annual Holocaust Remembrance

Thursday, May 1, 12 noon, Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U Street NW (U Street Cardozo Metro Station). The year's theme is "Honoring the Bulgarian Rescuers." The featured speakers are the survivors who helped stopped the deportation of Jews from Bulgaria during World War II. All employees are welcome. Chris Rodriguez, 358-0950.

Building Power Outage May 3-4

Saturday, midnight - 6 a.m. Sunday. Boston Properties will perform preventive maintenance on the building's main electrical switch gear. Critical areas will be on back up power, but lights, air conditioning, elevators, water pumps, etc., will be off. To prepare, turn off computers and empty refrigerators. Ed Hurley, 358-0698, or Judy Jackson, 358-0212.

IFM Tip of the Week

Core Financial Tip: Did you know that you can find Core Financial procedures, definitions, process flows, job aids, transaction codes, and more in the Online Quick Reference Guide (OLQR)? To use the OLQR, open Internet Explorer (site does not work using Netscape) and paste in the OLQR site:

HQ Training Opportunities

- May 8. Enhancing Your Career and Life through the Myers-Briggs*.

- May 21. Living The Four Agreements.

- May 28. Image Matters. *Myers-Briggs Indicator is a registered trademark of CPP.


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