The 39th annual running of this 1.86-mile-long footrace starts at the Firehouse (Bldg. 45) at noon (the Bike-around at 11:30 a.m.) and finishes at the cafeteria parking lot. No registration is required. The event will feature music, a farmers market, vendors, and a special cafeteria menu. Free T-shirts will be given to all finishers. More>
An American Red Cross blood drive takes place Thursday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the cafeteria lot. Go here to schedule an appointment (Sponsor Code “LBL”). Walk-ins are also welcome. Save time by using RapidPass.
The Lab’s LGBTQ association, Lambda Alliance, celebrated National Coming Out Day, which was first observed at the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights 28 years ago. The Lab honors all who have come out as LGBTQ or as a straight ally for equality, which, in turn, creates new advocates. More>
First place winner is John Christensen (EESA), second is Matt Rivas (Facilities), third is Randy Roig (EH&S), and tied for fourth are Tim Kneafsey (EESA), and John Christensen. Go here to view winning images and for more on the Photo Club.
In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association is hosting a series of events this week, including a Lab-wide gathering on Thursday, Sept. 22, 5:30-8 p.m. at the cafeteria patio. Food and beverages will be served. Everyone is welcome to come to the events and celebrate our postdocs. More>
First place winner is Victor Negut (Nuclear Science), second is Heather Pinto (OCFO), third is Matt Rivas (Facilities), and tied for fourth is Tom Rathmann (Engineering), and Haris Mahic (ALS). Go here to view the winning photos and for details on the Photo Club.
If you are an artist or crafter, consider participating in the Lab’s Holiday Craft fair on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 3:30 – 6 p.m. in the Cafeteria. Past fairs have featured a variety of handmade items, such as jewelry, art, honey, baked goods, and hand-sewn items. Contact Robin Mitchell for more information.
Employees get to choose the design that will decorate the t-shirts for the 39th annual race. Only one vote per person for one design. Duplicate votes will be deleted. Voting ends on Sept. 23. The winner will be revealed on the day of the race (Oct. 14). Vote here.
Sherman Wong (Biosciences) and Didier Perrodin (Materials Sciences) emerged victorious at the club’s annual two-day tournament at the Davies Tennis Stadium in Piedmont last week. Second place went to Wladek Walukiewicz (Materials Sciences) and George Michelogiannakis (CRD). Contact Joe Harkins (x7486) for more information on the Lab Tennis Club.
The Emotional Intelligence Workshop — which takes place next Wednesday, Aug. 31, noon to 1 p.m. in Perseverance Hall — will help participants become more aware of their emotions while increasing their ability to successfully interact with others. The event is sponsored by the Lab’s Employee Assistance Program. More>