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Women's club meets May 7

The University Women's Club will hold its annual meeting on Friday, May 7, at 10:45 a.m. in the Century Club, 566 East Avenue. David Walsh, professor of art history, will present a talk entitled "Three Dimensions of a Life in Art" at 11 a.m. Lunch follows. The reservation fee is $18.50 per person and may be sent to Jan Shapiro, 220 Parkwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Make checks payable to University of Rochester Women's Club.

Survey targets faculty, chairs

Vivian Lewis, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and Ann Dozier, assistant professor of community and preventive medicine, are conducting a survey to determine knowledge about the faculty promotion system and mentoring at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. The Web-based survey takes 10-15 minutes to complete. Faculty and chairs will receive an e-mail with the Web address through the URMFG listserv. Those with questions can contact Maureen Nealon at x3-5734.

Softball, golf leagues forming

Registrations are being accepted for the Medical Center Softball League, which plays on Thursday and Friday evenings, May through August. Team rosters are available at the Medical Center Fitness & Wellness Center (G-5680). Membership is not required. Completed rosters must be submitted no later than 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 28, along with a nonrefundable $25 security deposit. The remaining league fees are due no later than Friday, May 7.

Those interested in golf are invited to join the Medical Center Golf League, which meets Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. at the Chili Country Club. Register by May 11 to play 15 rounds of golf for $297. Registration includes a meal and commemorative gift. For more details, call x5-1442.

ID Office announces summer hours

Effective May 1, the ID Card Office on the River Campus will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

5K race supports Operation Smile

Students from the School of Medicine and Dentistry are organizing the second annual Operation Smile 5K Run and encouraging the University community to participate. Proceeds benefit Operation Smile, a nonprofit organization that provides facial reconstruction surgery for indigent children and young adults in the United States and 20 developing countries.

The race will be held Sunday, May 2, in Genesee Valley Park. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The preregistration fee is $12 until April 26. After that date and on the day of the race, the fee is $15. For more information, to volunteer, or to receive an entry form, e-mail Megan_Hyland@urmc.rochester.edu or Tanya_Tivorsak@urmc.rochester.edu.

Teen volunteers needed

Area high school students have the opportunity to volunteer at Strong Memorial Hospital this summer. Retail, patient contact, clerical/ office, and information/greeter positions are available. Sponsored by the Friends of Strong, the program welcomes students who are 14 years old by July 1. The program will continue for nine weeks, June 28 to August 28, with students expected to participate once a week for three- to four-hour shifts. Students can specify preferred position; however, jobs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To schedule an interview, call x5-2420 beginning May 1.



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