Today at Berkeley Lab

Lab Summer Softball League Gears Up

Games are on Wednesday evenings, at 6, 7:15, and 8:30 p.m., at UC Berkeley’s Maxwell Field (artificial turf). The season runs from late June to late August. Members include existing and retired employees and their spouses. Contact Steve Blair to find a team or form your own.

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Lambda Alliance Participated in Vigil to Honor Orlando Victims

The Lab’s Lambda Alliance attended a vigil at UC Berkeley on June 13 to honor the lives lost in the Orlando mass shooting, and to support the LGBTQ community. An estimated 300 people attended the vigil, with flags at the entrance flying at half-staff. More>

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Red Cross Blood Drive on June 16

Five million patients will need blood this year. You can help by donating at the next American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, June 16, in the Cafeteria Parking Lot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Schedule an appointment here (Sponsor Code “LBL”). Walk-ins are also welcome.

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“The Danish Girl” movie screening hosted by Lambda Alliance

As part of their 2016 Pride Month events, the Lambda Alliance is hosting a screening of the movie “The Danish Girl” today in the Building 50 Auditorium at 11:30 AM. An encore screening will take place in the Building 66 Auditorium on Wednesday, June 29th at 11:30 AM. More>

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Employees Invited to LGBTQ Pride Networking Event on June 23

Lambda Alliance is hosting the Lab’s first LGBTQ Pride Networking Event on Thursday, June 23, at Wang Hall (Building 59), Room 3101, 5 p.m. Light refreshments and snacks will be served. The event is open to all Lab employees, including LGBTQ allies. Please RSVP to attend. More>

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June is LGBTQ Pride Month; Several Lab Events Scheduled

The LAMBDA Alliance, LAMBDA Employee Resource Group, and the Diversity and Inclusion office are hosting a variety of events throughout the month of June in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month. Including a screening of The Danish Girl, a resource fair, Giants baseball game, and networking event. A coffee hour will be held on June 8 at 2:30 in the cafeteria. More>

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Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Reflection’ Contest Selected

Tied for first place are Robert Cheng (ETA) and Eugene Reshetov (OCFO), second place is Randy Roig (EH&S), tied for third Joost Daniels (ATAP) and Eugene Reshetov, and fourth place is Karen Lingua (OCFO). Go here to view the winning images and for more information on the Photo Club.

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Elephant Image Garners Top Prize at Spring Showcase

Employees attending the recent Photo Club Spring Showcase cast their votes for best image, and the winner was EH&S retiree Randy Roig for his image “Sunset Procession of the Herd.” Brian Friesen of NERSC won the raffle drawing and took home a nighttime photo of the ALS by Haris Mahic (ALS). Go here to view the winning image and for more on the Photo Club.

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Winners Selected for Photo Club’s ‘Berkeley’ Theme Contest

First place winner is Anirban Basu (Energy Geosciences), second is Robert Cheng, third is Janie
Page (both with Energy Technologies), and fourth is Jill Eymann (ALS). Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Toast on the Hill Toastmasters Club Hosts May 12 Open House

Learn more about the Lab’s Toastmasters group at an open house on Thursday, May 12, at noon in Building 70A-3377. The event will feature a talk by James Jeffley, a Toastmaster contest winner, “Table Topic” session, and refreshments. Toastmasters helps improve presentation, public speaking, and leadership skills. The Lab group and meets on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. More>

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