Johns Hopkins Gazette | April 17, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University April 17, 2006 | Vol. 35 No. 30



HSA Employee Recognition Award

Nominations are invited for the Homewood Student Affairs "Above and Beyond the Call" Employee Recognition Award, which acknowledges exceptional employee performance. Nominators and nominees must work in the Homewood Student Affairs division, and nominees must have completed at least one year of continuous employment at the time of nomination. The deadline is July 15.

The first-place winner will receive $500, a desktop award and certificate of recognition. Up to three honorable mention winners will also be recognized. For more information, call Alicia Grogan, 410-516-8726.


East Baltimore Softball Season

Registration is now open for the co-ed Intramural Summer Softball League that plays Monday or Wednesday evenings at the Joseph Lee Fields, near the Bayview campus. The league is open to all students, staff and faculty of the schools of Medicine and Public Health, the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Teams must field 10 players per game with a minimum of three female players on the field at all times. Games begin the week of June 5 for 10 weeks, followed by a double elimination tournament. The deadline for registration is Monday, May 1.

Registration applications are available at the Cooley Center front desk (in a box) or outside B-190 Meyer. The team registration fee of $326 covers administration costs, field reservation and field maintenance.

Further details and specific league rules are included in the reservation packet. For more information e-mail


BFSA Theater Night

The Black Faculty and Staff Association is co-sponsoring the opening night of the comedy/mystery The Mortgage Burning at the Arena Playhouse. The opening reception is at 7 p.m., and the play begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25.

For tickets or more information, call Lori Hackett at 410-955-3880 or Virginia Brooks at 410-614-5438.


Parkinson's Disease Workshop for Patients

Designed for patients who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease for five years or more, this workshop offers information on motor complications, coping skills, DBS surgery and available resources.

The next PD201 class is scheduled for Mon., April 24, at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St. Cost is $10 per person.

For more information or to register for this event, call Becky Dunlop at 410-955-8795.


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