IN THIS ISSUE
- Kurt's Column
Two-Way Communication is Even More Important Today
- Employee Giving Campaign Underway
The Lab’s annual giving campaign will run for another two weeks, and some changes we're making to it may help offset the almost 10 percent decrease in the number of LANL employees due to a voluntary separation that took place earlier this year.
- The House That Handmade Greeting Cards Built
Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity will hold a handmade greeting card class, and all the proceeds will go toward the organization’s work.
- Carlsbad Employees Fund Veteran Memorial
In 2009, the City of Carlsbad established a Veterans Memorial Park Committee.
- Deadline for Native American VAF is November 16
The Regional Development Corporation seeks to further develop tribally-held businesses in Northern New Mexico through a new Native American Venture Acceleration Fund.
- LANS, LLC Investing In Northern New Mexico
Eight Northern New Mexico businesses were recently recognized in Santa Fe for their high growth and potential to double revenue and staff during the next eight years.
- NMSBA Leveraged Projects for 2013 Announced
Leveraged projects are those in which several businesses work together to solve joint problems with assistance from LANL or Sandia National Laboratories researchers.
- Resource and Job Event In Espanola
The Espanola Valley Chamber of Commerce and SL Start/New Mexico Works recently held a Community Resource and Job Fair event that attracted more than 500 people.
- RDC Receives Award for Accelerate Program
The Regional Development Corporation received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award.
- Graduate Research Fellowship Program Deadlines
The program is designed to recognize and support outstanding students pursuing research-based masters and doctoral degrees in its mission areas.
- SFCC Receives Grant for Youth Construction Program
Youth not currently in school, about to become too old to qualify for foster care programs, and others will have an opportunity to learn green-building skills and obtain a high school diploma or GED certification through a new program called SFCC YouthBuild.
- LANL Foundation Conference Draws Teachers
Close to 1,500 people, including teachers, principals, and others, attended the recent Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation’s 15th annual education conference.
- Success Stories Spur Students
100 students gathered at Luna Community College in Las Vegas, NM, for the Accelerate: Technical Training and Job Placement Program fall mixer.
- Beware of Migrating Animals
Large game animals have begun their seasonal migrations and are more likely to travel during commuting hours and move through recreational areas (parks and hiking trails).
- Lab Sets New Record for Waste Volume Removed
This sets a new record for the volume of TRU waste removed for permanent disposal in a single year.
- In Other News
Marquez Leadership and Service Award established at NNMC; Lab employees recognized for Mars Rover contribution; Connections survey feedback results