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May 31 Reception Honoring Recent and Past Retirees; Sign Up for Honor Roll

A reception honoring recent and past retirees of the Lab will be held at the cafeteria on May 31 between 5:30 and 7 p.m. The event is organized in partnership with the Berkeley Lab EX-Ls and UC Berkeley Retirement Center. Go here to register. Submit your info here to be included in an honor roll recognizing 2017 retirees to be published in TABL in June.

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Summer Concerts at the Botanical Garden

The garden hosts concerts in the Redwood Grove on Thursdays, June through August, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22 and include entrance to the garden (before 5 p.m. closing time). Shows tend to sell out so early purchase is encouraged. The first concert on June 1 features Inspector Gadje. More>

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Check Out Photos and Videos From Lab’s Earth Month Celebration

The Lab’s Earth Month celebration in April included a sustainability art show in the cafeteria, the Safety, Security, & Sustainability Fair, and talks on the Lab’s natural history, permaculture, and tools for managing and visualizing the Lab’s energy use. Check out photos and videos here.

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JGI’s 11th Annual Safety & Wellness Fair on May 17

The fair, sponsored by the Joint Genome Institute, takes place Wednesday, May 17, from noon to 2 p.m. at the JGI Courtyard in Walnut Creek. The event features information, activities, and resources from 30 exhibitors representing Berkeley Lab, JGI, and neighboring Walnut Creek businesses. Direct any questions to JGI Safety & Wellness (SWELL) head Christine Naca.

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May 11 is Bike to Work Day; Ride Safe and Try Out Lab Bike Shuttle

Whether you’re a cyclist or not, it is important to consider how we all play a role in keeping our roads safe. Safe cycling requires the conscious efforts of cyclists, pedestrians, and motorists. Go here to learn more about how to help foster road safety for all. Want to participate in Bike to Work but intimidated by the Lab’s hills? Try the bike shuttle. Go here for more on Lab biking resources.

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Lab Hosts Annual ‘Veterans’ Day on the Job’

The Diversity and Inclusion Office (DIO) recently hosted its fourth “Veterans’ Day on the Job” event for approximately 40 participants in the NPower program and San Francisco State University’s “VETS@SFSU.” This initiative is part of DIO and the Veteran Employee Resource Group’s effort to reach out to Lab veterans and ensure a veteran-friendly work environment. More>

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Another Successful Daughters & Sons to Work Day

Last week, employees worked together to welcome more than 100 students ages 9-16 to the Lab for the annual Daughters and Sons to Work Day. The day-long event, hosted by Workforce Development & Education, included tours of research facilities and hands-on activities. This Exposure feature includes photos from the event.

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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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Spring Intern Poster Session on April 26

The work of 31 undergraduate students who spent the spring participating in the BLUR, CCI, and SULI internship programs will be on display during a poster session from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Cafeteria on Wednesday, April 26. Interns work with world-class scientists and engineers on projects related to the Lab’s cutting-edge research programs.

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Happy Earth Day…Lab Website, Fair Offer Ways to Celebrate

Since 1970, Earth Day — which takes place April 22 — has celebrated our home planet, and the ways we can all take better care of it. Learn some ways you can help make every day Earth Day by checking out the Sustainable Berkeley Lab website and stopping by the Safety, Security, and Sustainability Fair on Thursday, April 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Cafeteria parking lot.

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