Today at Berkeley Lab

Red Cross Blood Drive June 15

The Bloodmobile will be in the Cafeteria Parking Lot on Thursday, June 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go here to schedule an appointment (Sponsor Code “LBL”). Walk-ins also welcome. Save time by using RapidPass.

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Berkeley Lab Marks Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June in remembrance of the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. In honor of Pride Month, we’re profiling Berkeley Lab’s Lambda Alliance groups and their accomplishments.

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Lambda Alliance Hosts Lab Events for LGBTQ Pride Month

The Lambda Alliance, Berkeley Lab’s LGBTQ association, invites employees to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month in June. Lab activities include screenings of “Pride” and “Don’t Call Me Son” (June 14 & 19), a social hour (June 20), and a resource fair (June 21). Click here to view all Lab events, or here to view on Google Calendar.

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Photo Club ‘Purple’ Theme Winners Announced

First place winner is John Christensen (EESA), second is Stephen Czarnecki (ETA), third is Sayan Gupta (Biosciences), and tied for fourth is Janie Page (ETA) and Doug Lockhart (retiree). Go here to see the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Employees Invited to March in SF Pride Parade

The Lambda Alliance, Berkeley Lab’s LGBTQ+ association and Employee Resource Group, will be marching in this year’s 2017 San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 25. Employees, friends, and family (including allies) are welcome to join. All participants must register to participate in the Berkeley Lab contingent. More>

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LGBTQ Staff and Allies Invited to Annual Pride Networking Event

The Lambda Alliance, Berkeley Lab’s LGBTQ+ association, will be hosting its second annual LGBTQ Pride Networking Event off site on Friday, June 9, 5:30 p.m., at Townie (1799 University Avenue, Berkeley). All Berkeley Lab employees, friends, and family members (including allies) are invited. More>

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Lab Toastmasters Club Hosts May 18 Open House

Toastmasters is a great way to improve presentation, public speaking, and leadership skills. Learn more about the Lab’s Toastmasters Club, “Toast on the Hill,” at its open house, from noon to 1 p.m., in Bldg. 70A-3377. The event will feature Toast on the Hill member Michael Commer, who recently won first place in the District 57 International Speech Contest. Refreshments will be provided.

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Photo Club ‘Black & White/Monochrome’ Contest Winners Announced

First place went to Joost Daniel, Tom Rathmann, and Doug Lockhart, second place to Christina Patricola, John Christensen, and Sayan Gupta, third place to Joost Daniels, Alex Friedman, Christina Patricola, Randy Roig, Sayan Gupta, Doug Lockhart, James King, and fourth place to Janie Paige, James King, and Tom Ruegg. Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Employee Associations Enrich Asian-Pacific American Experience at the Lab

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a time to pay tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success. This month we feature two Employee Activities Association groups focused on Asian-Pacific American culture—the Berkeley Lab Asian Association and the Fil-Am Club. More>

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May 3 Photo Club Spring Showcase

Check out an exhibit of images taken the Lab Photo Club from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Perseverance Hall. Visitors can enter a raffle to win photo prizes.

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