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Ski Club Raises Funds For Camp

The NIH Recreation and Welfare Association Ski Club recently held a dinner dance and auction to benefit Special Love-Camp Fantastic, which provides year-round programming for children who are undergoing treatment for cancer and AIDS. Music was donated by the band Retrospect, and more than $14,500 was raised to provide funding for this year's ski trip for patients at Bryce and Canaan Valley ski resorts.

Holiday Show Set, Dec. 14

For some joyful holiday spirit, plan to attend the 16th annual NIH Holiday Show presented by the Bethesda Little Theatre. The performance will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14 at noon in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10. Come and enjoy a variety of tunes in celebration of the holiday season. The Bethesda Little Theatre is an R&W organization whose proceeds benefit NIH charities. The show is BLT's gift to the NIH community in thanks for their support throughout the year. For more information, visit

'Faces & Phases' Seminars Continue

Below are the Work and Family Life Center "Faces & Phases of Life" seminars open for January:

Organizing Your Paperwork — from Clutter to Control
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., 31/6C6

Managing Emotions at Work
Thursday, Jan. 18, noon - 1:30 p.m., 31/6C6

Preparing Federal Application Materials
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 31/6C6

Negotiation Skills
Tuesday, Jan. 30, noon - 1:30 p.m., 31/6C6

Preregister for all seminars by calling WFLC, 435-1619, TTY/TDD: 480-0690. Sign language interpretation will be provided. For other reasonable accommodation, call WFLC at least 48 hours prior to the seminar. For a full schedule of "Faces & Phases of Life," visit Can't make it to a seminar? You can watch on the NIH videocasting web site, All seminars are presented free of charge.

Wednesday Afternoon Lectures

The Wednesday Afternoon Lecture series — held on its namesake day at 3 p.m. in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10 — features Dr. Christine Seidman on Dec. 20, giving the final talk of the year in the series: "Gene Mutations That Remodel the Heart." She is professor of medicine and genetics at Harvard Medical School. After a brief winter break, the series resumes on Jan. 3, 2001. For more information or for reasonable accommodation, call Hilda Madine, 594-5595.

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