Johns Hopkins Gazette | November 15, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University November 15, 2004 | Vol. 34 No. 12



Butterball Turkey Program

A $15 donation to the Vernon Rice Memorial Butterball Turkey Program will purchase a Butterball gift certificate to help a family buy a turkey or other food items for the holiday season.

To participate, mail a $15 check, made payable to JHU Butterball, to JHU Butterball, Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs, Evergreen House, 3rd floor, 4545 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210-2693. More information can be found on the Web at (click on Vernon Rice Memorial Butterball Turkey Program) or contact Matt Smith at 410-516-0345 or


Adopt a Family or Agency for the Holidays

Through the Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-an-Agency Program, individuals and departments can help provide gifts, clothing and food to people who might not otherwise receive or be able to afford them.

The Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs runs the program in cooperation with the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, which identifies families and nonprofit agencies that need assistance. Among the agencies are House of Ruth, Family and Children's Services and Chrysalis House.

The Adopt-a-Family request form can be found online at (click on Adopt-a-Family/Agency.

For more information, contact Matthew Smith in the Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs at or 410-516-0345.


Printed Directory Deadlines

The 2005 edition of the Johns Hopkins Institutions Directory for faculty and staff will be published soon, and Telecommunications needs all changes to be submitted by Wednesday, Nov. 24.

For changes in individual listings: Use your JHED login ID and password to log onto the Printed Directory Manager at

If you have questions, call the Printed Directory Hotline at 410-516-2345 or e-mail

For changes in the department listings, which are the first 128 pages of the directory: Make a copy of the page or pages in the 2004 paper directory, mark changes on the copies and fax them to Linda Bihun-Werner at 410-516-5200. Changes received after the Nov. 24 deadline may not be included.


Classes for JHU Faculty and Staff

The Office of Benefits Administration, in conjunction with Occupational Health Services, is offering the following classes to JHU faculty and staff:

Yoga classes at Homewood, all levels, five-week session, noon to 1 p.m., Mondays/Wednesdays, begins Nov. 22, $15/$25 (once/twice a week).

Seated massages by certified therapists on the Homewood, Montgomery County, East Baltimore and Eastern campuses, 15 minutes, $10.

Muscle conditioning and toning class at Homewood, 12:15 to 1, Tuesday/Thursday, 10-week session, $25/$45 (once/twice a week).

Weight Watchers at Work, Homewood and East Baltimore campuses, 14-week noontime session starting in early January, $148.

Contact Occupational Health Services at 410-516-0450 or e-mail for additional information and registration.


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