Today at Berkeley Lab

Takakuwa, Lauritzen Take Top Spots at Recent Golf Tournament

The Lab’s Golf Club recently held its first event of 2015 at Las Positas in Livermore. Winners of the first flight were Jeff Takakuwa, Sherman Wong, and Ed Ritenour. Second flight winners were Ted Lauritzen, Lorraine Dowling, and Patty Giuntoli. Contact Giuntoli for information on joining the club.

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Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Smartphone Photography’ Theme Selected

For this contest, members were encourage to be spontaneous and take advantage of serendipity. The top spots go to Carlos Faham (Physics), Doug Lockhart (Facilities), Kelly Owen (Public Affairs), and Robert Cheng (EETD). Go here to view all the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Free Tickets for Baritone Thomas Buckner Concert on March 21

Buckner will perform at St John’s Presbyterian Church in Berkeley. Employees can each receive two complimentary tickets. Send e-mail to CCarpenter@fsarts.org to reserve tickets. More>

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Ukulele Club Hosts Polynesian Songs Workshop

Learn how to pronounce and sing Hawaiian and Tahitian song lyrics using an easy-to-learn emphasis on phonetics. The free workshop starts at noon on Friday, Feb. 27, in Building 75-124 and will run for five weeks. For more information, contact lbl-uke-club@lbl.gov.

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Lab’s Asian Association Hosts Chinese New Year Festival

The event takes place on Sunday, Feb. 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Perseverance Hall, and will feature food, beverage, music, and entertainment. Family and friends are invited to attend (must be accompanied by Lab employee). Contact Larry Li Guo for more information (x6514).

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Red Cross Blood Drive on Feb. 19

Inclement weather and flu outbreaks are causing many donors to cancel their donations. To help ensure a steady supply of blood, staff are encouraged to donate blood on Feb. 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go here to make an appointment (code LBL). Walk-ins are also welcome.

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Serving as Staff Advisor to UC Regents ‘Rewarding,’ Says Johansen

Serving from 2007 to 2009, the senior advisor to the Lab Deputy Director said his time as a staff advisor was well worth it and encourages others to apply. Applications are now being accepted for staff advisor designate. The deadline is March 6. More>

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Lambda Alliance, Lab’s LGBTQ Club, Meeting this Thursday

The Lambda Alliance aims to enhance the work environment for LGBTQ employees and allies, promote an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere, and support policies of non-discrimination. Our next brown bag meeting to discuss this year’s events will be this Thursday, Feb. 12, from noon to 1 p.m. in Building 90-2063. More>

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Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Food’ Theme Contest Selected

The top spots go to Steve Kessler (IT Division), John Christensen (Earth Sciences), Doug Lockhart (Facilities), and Lorraine Dowling (Protective Services). Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Dance Club Starts Merengue and Rumba Classes on Jan. 26

The new series will be held on Monday and Wednesdays at noon in Building 76-235. No dance experience or partners are required. Want to burn around 440 in 50 minutes? Then consider attending Thursday Zumba classes, same time and location. For more information, contact Jeff Philliber.

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