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Information, please. The Postal Service will hold its fourth and final webinar during this year’s open season Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 4-5 p.m. EST.

The webinar will include updates on what’s new and information on the tools and resources available to employees.

Participation is voluntary and off-the-clock.

Additionally, employees can participate in an online virtual benefits fair throughout this year’s open season, including a live chat with experts Dec. 5 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. EST.

The Open Season LiteBlue page has information and resources to help you prepare, including FAQs, informational videos and a link to a health plan comparison tool from Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans.

Bottled water update. USPS has awarded Nestle a contract to supply postal facilities with 5-gallon bottled drinking water service.

If a facility currently receives bottled drinking water from Nestle, no action is required. However, management at the facility should confirm there is a valid eBuy2 requisition completed until Dec. 30.

DS Waters, which previously supplied some facilities with bottled drinking water, was not awarded a new contract under the current solicitation. The company’s contract ended Nov. 30.

Facilities that want to request new bottled drinking water service should contact Nestle by calling 800-950-9907 or sending an email to Ordering instructions will be provided based on service coverage.

For additional information, email Purchasing and Supply Management Specialist Sijo Sunny or call 214-697-2904.

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