Today at Berkeley Lab

Employee Discount for Berkeley Symphony Concert, Jan. 26

The Berkeley Symphony concert, Program III: Relevance, takes place Jan. 26, 8 p.m. on campus at Zellerbach Hall. Lab staff can enjoy a special rate of $20 for side and rear orchestra seats (use code LAB20). Go here to purchase tickets. For assistance, call (510) 841-2800, ext. 1. More>

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Be Good to Yourself…Attend Weekly Lab Yoga Classes

Is taking better care of your body among your New Year’s resolutions? Consider attending classes hosted by the Lab’s Yoga Club on Mondays and Fridays in Bldg. 70-191 from noon to 1:15 p.m. All levels are welcome. Equipment (mats, blocks, straps) is provided. Cost is $15 per class, or $60 for a series of five. First class on Friday is free. Classes are listed on the Lab events calendar.

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Photo Club ‘Anything Holiday’ Contest Winners Announced

In first place is Haris Mahic (ALS). Tied for second are Janie Page (ETA), Karen Lingua (OCFO), Tim Kneafsey (EESA), and Ross Schaefer (Facilities). Tied for third are Stephen Czarnecki (ETA) and Matt Rivas (Facilities). Tied for fourth are John Christensen (EESA) and Jon Bertsch (JGI). Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Staff Spread Holiday Cheer Around the Lab

With the holidays just around the corner, employees around the Lab are getting into the spirit of the season by festooning their offices with garland, stockings, lights, and other adornments. Have a photo you’d like to share? Email the image along with division/group name, location, and ID for employees in photo.

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Red Cross Blood Drive on Dec. 15

The Red Cross Blood Drive will be held in Perseverance Hall from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go here to schedule an appointment (Sponsor Code “LBL”). Walk-ins are also welcome. Save time by using RapidPass.

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Photo Club ‘Shadows’ Theme Winners Announced

Tied for first place are Janie Page (ETA), Karen Salvini (OCFO) and Stephen Czarnecki (ETA). Second place goes to Matt Rivas (Facilities), while Tim Kneafsey (EESA), Paul Porter (Computing), and Joost Daniels (ATAP) tied for third place. Go here to view the images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Runaround Results Now Posted

Did you participate in the Runaround? Now you can find out your official time by visiting the Runaround website. Three finishers were over 80 years of age, including Norman Edelstein, Paul Concus, and Oliver Morse. The site includes a link to photos taken at the event. More>

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Berkeley Food & Housing Project Donation Drive Dec. 6 to 19

Staff are invited to donate unopened food and unused personal items (towels, toiletries, socks, underwear, t-shirts, sweat pants, sheets, blankets) to the collection barrel in the cafeteria lobby Dec. 6 to 19. Go here for a detailed wish list. A rep for BFHP will attend the Dec. 16 holiday party. BFHP works to ease and end the crisis of homelessness.

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Holiday Craft Fair Takes Place Dec. 7, 3:30 to 6 p.m.

The fair will feature a variety of handmade goods for sale, including jewelry, jams, jellies, local honey, teddy bears, crocheted and knitted items, paintings, items from recycled horseshoes, metal yard art, and seasonal decorations. See full list here. The event will be held in the cafeteria. The Ukulele Club will perform holiday songs from 4 to 5 p.m.

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Lorraine Dowling is ‘Golfer of the Year,’ Golf Club Seeks New Members

The Golf Club completed its 2016 season, and Lorraine Dowling was crowned “Golfer of the Year” for the second year in a row. December is the club’s annual membership drive, and employees are encouraged to join. Tournaments are played each month from March through November. Membership fees include NCGA registration. Contact Patty Giuntoli for more information.

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