Volunteers, racers needed for 10K Classic
Emory Healthcare is fielding a team to compete in the U.S. 10K Classic,
an annual 6.2 mile walk/run, inline skate and wheelchair competition that
benefits several children's charities. Team Emory participants will compete
in the race's Corporate Chase division. All Emory staff and students who
register in any division will pay a reduced entry fee of $17.50; the regular
fee is $20.
Participants will receive a U.S. 10K Classic t-shirt, a four-color commemorative
poster and free entry to White Water Park. The race begins at Cumberland
Mall/Galleria Centre on Sept. 1. Start times are 7:30 a.m. for inline skaters;
7:45 for wheelchair athletes; and 8 a.m. for runners.
Emory Healthcare is also seeking volunteers to help at the Family Sports
Festival that takes place the weekend before the race and to staff registration
tables and water tables at the start and finish lines the day of the race.
Doctors, nurses and allied health professional are needed as well. To volunteer
or register, call Nancy Anderson at 778-7740. Particiants can register with
Linda Napolitano of Emory Running Club as well by calling 712-7033.
Call for applications
for Sawyer Seminar
The Center for Ethics invites interested faculty to to participate in
the Sawyer Seminar, an interdisciplinary and interprofessional research
program on ethics and the provision of healthcare (Emory Report, June 9).
A Mellon Foundation grant will provide for a postdoctoral fellow, two doctoral
research assistants and resources to bring in guest consultants and experts.
The seminar is limited to 12 faculty. It will begin in January 1998 and
end in May 1999. Participants will examine emerging healthcare policies
in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and France-how systems
contain costs, maintain or expand the quality of services, insure or expand
access and provide choice for consumers, among other topics.
For more information, write Jim Fowler at the Center for Ethics in Dental
Building 302 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a copy of the seminar's formal prospectus, call Shirley Roberts at 727-4954.
The bookstore now offers the ability to order books online. Send your
name, phone number, book information and e-mail address to email@example.com.
Information on the books you're buying should include the author or editor,
title, number of copies and whether you're ordering the hardcover or paperback
edition. The publisher and ISBN number would be helpful, but is not necessary.
There is no charge to special order books, but some books must be paid
for at the time of purchase.
Town Hall Meeting
scheduled for July 29
The Employee Council will sponsor its Fourth Annual Town Hall Meeting
with President Bill Chace on Tuesday, July 29. The meeting will be held
from noon-1 p.m. in the Winship Ballroom in Dobbs Center. Everyone is welcome
and invited to bring a lunch.
Questions for the president can be e-mailed to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Use "Questions for Town Hall Meeting"
in the subject header. For more information, call Candy Tate at 727-7438.
Carlos Museum offers chance to see Imperial
Tombs of China
The Carlos Museum is offering an opportunity to fly to Orlando to see
"The Imperial Tombs of China" at the Orlando Museum of Art. The
trip will take place August 21-23. The exhibition contains 250 relics from
ancient Chinese dynasties, including terra cotta warriors, a jade burial
suit and a pair of nine-foot tall stone lions.
The package includes airfare, hotel accommodations, a trip to the museum
and meals. Also included is a nature cruise on the St. John's River. The
cost for members is $625 and $655 for nonmembers. Call 727-2251 for more
information or to register.