The Berkeley Lab Filipino-American Club is sponsoring a donation drive to help Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda victims in the Philippines. Proceeds will support UNICEF’s emergency response efforts, which are focused on the five million children who have been affected by this natural disaster. Club members will have a table in the cafeteria lobby during the Holiday Craft Fair this afternoon from 3:30 to 6 p.m., as well as lunchtime on Monday, Dec. 9 (11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.), and Thursday, Dec. 12 (11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.). For more information, contact Lady Idos or Madelyn Bello.
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The Berkeley Lab Yoga Club will be hosting a special yoga class tomorrow (Dec. 4) from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Building 70A-3377. The class will be donation based, with all proceeds will go towards relief efforts in the Philippines for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. All donation amounts will be accepted. New students are welcome to attend. Mats, straps, blocks, and blankets will be available. This will be a basic/beginner yoga class taught by 500-hour certified Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) Lady Idos. Contact Idos at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Philanthropy Club is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The Bloodmobile will be parked at the Cafeteria parking lot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register for an appointment here (sponsor code is LBL). Walk-ins are welcome as well. For questions, contact Marissa Smithwick (x6088).
Each month, the Lab’s Photo Club selects a theme for its members to capture in images. Members are then invited to submit two photos, and members vote for the top four photographs that best embody the theme. The theme for November was “Vanishing Point/Lead-in Lines” and the winners are Sandy Miarecki of Nuclear Sciences, Daniel Parks of the Advanced Light Source, Doug Lockhart of Facilities, and Joost Daniels of Accelerator and Fusion Research. Go here to view the winning images and for more information on the club.
A team of Berkeley Lab employees was among thousands of participants in the first-ever Berkeley half marathon, which took place last Sunday. Lab runners included (from l-r) Jennifer Willen (1:56:00), Samantha Weaver (1:57:52), Jeff Miller (1:50:58), Vagelis Vossos, Rachel Carl (1:54:27), Deborah Miller (2:53:57), Teresa Williams (1:45:28), Michael Kremer (1:51:45), Jeremy Pease (1:58:00), and Kenneth Higa (1:37:01). Race participants not included in the photo are Christian Fitting (1:15:57), and Alison Hatt (2:03:00).
The Women Scientists and Engineers Council (WSEC) invites Lab employees to attend its annual December Networking Forum on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Building 15-253 conference room. Lunch will be provided. The WSEC focuses on developing strategies for professional development, work/life balance, recruitment, retention, and career advancement of the Lab’s women scientists and engineers. To RSVP click here. Send e-mail for more information, or go here.
The Lab’s Golf Club is launching its annual membership drive. Employees are invited to join other golf-minded staff and participate in monthly stroke-play tournaments as well as an annual match-play competition. The club is a member club of the Northern California Golf Association (NCGA). The Lab Golf Club membership fee includes NCGA membership. All skill levels welcome. Send e-mail to email@example.com to join or for more information.
The annual Berkeley Lab craft fair will be held Thursday, Dec. 5, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Sponsored by the Employee Activities Association, past fairs have featured a variety of handmade goods for sale, such as jewelry, photography, art glass, candles, baked goods, jams and jellies, crafts, knitted and crocheted items, paintings, and pottery. Go here to view some of the items that will be on sale. Members of the Ukulele club will perform holiday music during the event. Also, members of the Lab’s Filipino-American club will be collecting donations for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
Each month, the Lab’s Photo Club selects a theme for its members to capture in images. Members are then invited to submit two photos, and members vote for the top four photographs that best embody the theme. The theme for October was “Night Photography” and the winners are Daniel Parks of the Advanced Light Source, Karen Lingua with the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Jose Fiestas of the Computational Research Division, and Joost Daniels of the Accelerator & Fusion Research Division. Go here to view the winning images and for more information on the club.