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DE-STRESS ON WEDNESDAYS: Learn to manage stress rather than letting it manage you! Spend 45 minutes in this NEW relaxation class to help your mind function more efficiently in the workplace. Classes, sponsored by the Organization Development and Training Office and Singleton Health Services, are held every Wednesday from 11:15 a.m. to noon in the Small Dining Room. Come dressed as you are. No special attire needed. POC: Fitness Center, 216-433-6313.

ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH OBSERVANCE: The month of May is National Asian Pacific Americans Heritage Month. Glenn will hold an observance event on Wednesday, May 16, at 9:30 a.m. in the Administration Building Auditorium. The speaker will be Dr. Deepak Sarma, Assistant Professor for Religious Studies, Case Western Reserve University. A cultural performance and cuisine sampling will follow. POC: Avis Hudson, 216-433-6072, or Larry Liou, 216-433-7433.

NATIONAL EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY: Bring your walking shoes and step out on Wednesday, May 16. Walk the 1.4-mile Taylor-Walcott loop anytime between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Enjoy refreshing fruit and sign up for door prizes at the southeast entrance of the Employee Center. Blood pressure screenings and nutrition education displays will be located inside the Employee Center. POC: Fitness Center, 216-433-6313.

WOMEN'S RETIREMENT LUNCHEON: The next luncheon for Glenn female retirees will be Thursday, May 17, noon, at Mahle's Restaurant, 63 Pearl Road in Brunswick. For further information, contact Ruth Tesar, 330-273-1445.

SPACE STATIONS THEN AND NOW: Learn about the history and role of space stations in the exploration of space during the next Third Saturday event on May 19. The event will also feature free souvenir photos at the "Picture Yourself in Space" digital photo booth, "make and take" crafts for children and take-home handouts on out-of-this-world topics. Space is limited, so visitors should arrive early to get seats for featured programs. For further information and a detailed listing on activities, call 216-433-9653 or log onto

NASA ON PARADE: As part of its community outreach, NASA Glenn will support various communities by participating in their respective parades. Come on out and support Glenn's presence! The following are a few locations and dates of parades in which NASA Glenn will participate: May 28, City of Warrensville Heights; June 6, Lorain International Festival; July 4, Kiwanis Fourth of July Parade, Lorain; July 13, Middleburg Heights Homecoming; May 15, Brook Park Homecoming Days; and July 20, Summer Fest, Fairview. POC: Orlando Thompson, 216-433-3642.

LLF GOLF OUTING: Lewis Little Folks (LLF), Glenn's onsite child development center, will host its seventh annual benefit golf outing on Friday, June 1, at Springvale Golf Course, North Olmsted. Shotgun tee-off begins at 9 a.m. The cost is $65 per golfer ($20 tax deductible) and includes cart, 18-hole golf game, green fees, breakfast, dinner, golf kit and prizes--including cash prizes! Take a chance at winning a car with a hole in one! Entry deadline is May 12. POC: Kristin Ratino, 216-433-2048, or Tina Jicha, 216-433-3827.

FACILITY TOUR: Glenn will highlight the Electric Propulsion Laboratory during its next public tour on June 2. One-hour tours begin at the Visitor Center (VC) Auditorium at the following times: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Advanced registration guarantees admission to the tour that begins at the VC. Call 216-433-9653 to register.

LESA MEETING: LESA/IFPTE, Local 28, will hold its next monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, June 13, at noon in the Employee Center.

DIVERSITY DIALOGUE SESSIONS: Glenn's Diversity Management Office will host its next bi-monthly diversity dialogue brown bag lunch session on June 14 at noon in the Administration Building Foyer. The informal gatherings promote open communications and identify potential barriers to building productive work teams. The next session will focus on "Change Management," a structured process and set of tools for leading the people side of change.

AFGE MEETING: AFGE Local 2182 will not hold monthly membership meetings in the summer. The next meeting will take place on September 5.

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