JAG Announces 2017 Holiday Activities

Children’s Holiday Party Set for Saturday, Dec. 9; Volunteers Needed to Help with Children’s Party; Toys for Tots Toy Drive Underway; Enter the Holiday Decorating Contest

U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Toy Drive Underway Through Dec. 8
Jefferson Lab is participating in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's annual Toys for Tots toy drive. Place your new, unwrapped toy donations for children 1-12 years old, in collection boxes around the lab, no later than 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8. Collection boxes are available near the main entrances of CEBAF Center, the MCC, SSC, ESH&Q Building and the TED. The toy donations will be delivered to the Marines on Dec. 9 during the JAG Children’s Holiday Party.

Holiday Party on Dec. 9 for Jefferson Lab Children and the Young at Heart
The JAG Holiday Party is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the CEBAF Center lobby. All employees, users and their children are invited. Families are encouraged to bring a new, unopened, unwrapped toy for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots toy drive. Get your child’s picture taken with Santa Claus, he plans to drop by with the snow dogs, Nikko and Tally. (Owners Dan, Physics Division, and Kim Young are members of the JAG Dog Club, and Nikko and Tally are trained service dogs). Come and enjoy holiday-themed games, crafts, balloons, face painting, a children’s bounce house and light snacks. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Many Volunteers Needed to Help With the Children's Holiday Party
Volunteers are needed to help with the JAG holiday party as bounce house, craft table, food room and Santa's helper elves. More than 25 volunteer spots are still open. Adults and youth (aged 12 and older) planning to attend the party are asked to consider signing up to help for one hour during the party. Sign up online today. (Go to the JAG webpage and click on the Children’s Party banner. Your JLab computer account user name and password are required to sign up volunteers.)

Office Door/Cubicle Decorating Contest: Ready, Set, Hang Those Decorations!
The JAG Holiday Office Door/Cubicle Decorating Contest is underway. Prizes will be awarded for the Best Overall Decorated, Most Original, and the Geekiest. All employees and users with an office or cubicle at JLab may enter the contest (individuals and groups).

To enter, you must email JAG Chair Stephanie Vermiere at schatzel@jlab.org or call ext. 6930 by 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. Include your name(s), building number and office/cube location. Judging will take place Monday, Dec. 18. Winning entries will be announced no later than Wednesday, Dec. 20.

Decorating materials should be fire resistant and only UL-approved lighting/electronics may be used. Don’t use open flames or food-based items in your decorations. Decorations mused be taken down by Jan. 3, 2018.

Additional information about JAG holiday events may be found on posters posted in work areas around the lab and on the JAG webpage at: https://www.jlab.org/jag/index.php