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President will address staff Oct. 10

President Martha E. Pollack will deliver her first address to staff Oct. 10, 12:15-1:15 p.m. in Klarman Hall Auditorium. Pollack's remarks will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

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TechTalk and Tech Training Spotlight

TechTalk and Tech Training Spotlight. In early October Cornell email will change and it will be directly routed to Office 365.

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Cornell United Way campaign will be shorter, more intense

The 2017 Cornell United Way Campaign launched Sept. 20, with Andy Noel, campaign co-chair, announcing a goal of $750,000 and a shorter, more intense campaign, concluding at the end of November.

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Medicare workshop to be offered in person and via Zoom

An introductory workshop on Medicare will be held Sept. 27, noon-1 p.m., at the East Hill Office Building, Room 140, or virtually by Zoom.

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Retirement workshops offered in October

National Retirement Security Week is Oct. 16-20. TIAA will hold a workshop designed to help employees save for the future and Benefit Services offers a workshop on “Retirement & Beyond.”

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600 participate in Run/Walk Day

About 600 staff, faculty, students, retirees and their spouses or partners participated in the 2017 Cornell National Run/Walk to School/Work event, Sept. 15, representing more than a 50 percent increase in participation over last year.

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Forum on end-of-life planning Oct. 28

Many people die in ways inconsistent with their values and wishes. Planning ahead provides an opportunity to think about and communicate what you do and don’t want at the end of life.

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Upcoming Cornell Cooperative Extension programs

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County is offering a full slate of workshops in October on plants, gardening, parenting, consumer rights and driving. The enrollment period for 4-H members 5-18 years of age is now open. Nominations for the Tompkins County Community Beautification Program will be accepted through Oct. 15.

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Home Plate seeks families to host students

Volunteer families are needed for Home Plate, a program that connects Cornell students with the Ithaca community by matching small groups of students with local families for regular meet-ups, usually dinners the families host.

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Treasure hunt of used goods runs through October

What do vinyl records, baby clothes, computers and a vintage mirror have in common? You can find them all locally on the Reuse Trail, a collaboration of 45 stores that sell used goods.

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Cornell women re-establish networking group

The first 2017 meeting of “CU Women Lead: Supporting Women’s Career Growth,” Cornell’s chapter of the American Council on Education Women’s Network, will be held Sept. 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m., in 135 Emerson Hall.

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Employee Celebration is Oct. 7; tickets on sale through Sept. 28

Tickets are now on sale through Sept. 28 for Cornell’s Fall Employee Celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families, to be held Oct. 7, when Cornell Big Red football will square off against Harvard University at 1:30 p.m. The $5 per person ticket covers both football game and Cornell Community Dinner.

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