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RecPlex memberships available for '99-00

Flynn Recreation Complex memberships are now available for the 1999-2000 academic year for employees, students and spouses. Rates are $98 for a semester and $176 for the academic year; annual fees are $240 for employees and their spouses, $210 for students and student spouses.

Fees may be paid by check or money order to the Boston College Athletic Association. Full-time, regular employees also can elect to pay via the payroll deduction plan over five months, but only if they initiate payment before Sept. 22.

For further information, please contact the RecPlex at ext.2-3035.

Free child care information available

The WarmLines Child Care Resource and Referral Program is free to Boston College employees seeking assistance for their child care needs.

WarmLines offers comprehensive, up-to-date information on family day care, child care centers, toddler programs, preschools, kindergartens, afterschool care, temporary care, school vacation programs, summer camps and more. For information, contact WarmLines at (617)244-INFO, or by e-mail at info@warmlines.org.

BC filmmaker to screen new work

Prof. John Michalczyk (Fine Arts) will present the world premiere of his new film, "Prelude to Kosovo: War and Peace in Bosnia and Croatia," on Sunday, Sept. 26, at the Museum of Fine Arts.

Shot on location in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia, "Prelude to Kosovo" is a collaborative effort of BC and the Boston Theological Institute to examine the recent conflict in that troubled region.

The event will start at 7:30 p.m. with a concert by Vuk Kulenovic and Alexis Gavras of music they composed for the film. "Prelude to Kosovo" will begin at approximately 8 p.m., followed by a panel discussion with Michalczyk, who produced and directed the film, part-time faculty member Raymond Helmick, SJ (Theology), and BTI Executive Director Rodney Petersen, who both served as executive producers.

Admission to the event is $7.

Direct deposit to be required this fall

All Boston College employees, including work-study and part-time student employees, will be paid by direct deposit starting this fall.

The direct deposit system electronically places the employee's earnings in a checking or savings account at the bank of the employee's choice. The deposit is placed in the account before the start of the business day on the worker's normal payday.

The direct deposit initiative is an outgrowth of Project Delta efforts to eliminate all paper paychecks as the University implements its new "PeopleSoft" Human Resources/Payroll System on Oct. 1. Employees will still receive pay stubs until they can be converted to on-line viewing.

Representatives from BankBoston will be in the McElroy Commons foyer from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Friday, Sept. 10, joining staff members from the Human Resource Services Center in assisting employees not currently enrolled in the direct deposit plan to convert to the new payroll method.

Direct deposit enrollment forms can also be obtained on-line at http://www.bc.edu/hrsc. For more information, contact Human Resources at ext.2-3330.

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