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IN THIS ISSUE

  • Kurt's Column
    We have a new Community Commitment Plan
  • “Season of Giving” Launches
    This year, the Laboratory introduces its “Season of Giving,” which will run through the end of the year.
  • Assets in Action “A Night in Italy” Fundraiser
    Building “Healthy Communities, Healthy Youth” is the goal of Los Alamos’ Assets in Action program.
  • Donate Used Career Clothes to Help Others
    Accelerate (a nonprofit organization that provides technical training and job placement) is currently accepting donations of gently used business clothing to help men and women transition into the workforce.
  • Startup Funding Forum
    Coronado Ventures Forum will present “Early-Stage Fundraising Options for Founders in New Mexico” on October 18 at 6 p.m. in Santa Fe at the Eldorado Hotel.
  • Learn About Lab Research At LDRD Day
    The public will have an opportunity to learn about some of the Lab’s cutting-edge research and chat with its experts at this year’s LDRD (short for Laboratory Directed Research and Development) Day.
  • Understanding the Complexity of Wind Power
    Loren Toole, a principal investigator with the Lab, has been working with a group of ranchers and other landowners in eastern New Mexico to help them evaluate their renewable energy resources and prepare them for successful negotiations with wind-energy developers.
  • Effective Teaching Conference
    Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation’s 15th annual conference on education will feature Harry K. Wong and Rosemary Wong as keynote speakers on “Effective Teaching."
  • Pink Skies Coming To Northern New Mexico
    This award-winning documentary follows a breast-cancer survivor participating in a record, multi-national, all-woman “Jump for the Cause” skydiving event. It also covers the topic of cancer prevention.
  • High-Tech Halloween Is “Spooktacular”
    As part of downtown Los Alamos’ “Trick or Treat on Main Street,” the Lab’s Bradbury Science Museum will hold its annual High-Tech Halloween science celebration on Friday, October 26, from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Early Childhood Experiences Conference
    Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation’s First Born Program presents “Understanding Early Childhood Experiences as a Primary Public Health Concern.”
  • 100 Best Communities for Young People
    Los Alamos was recently recognized by the America’s Promise Alliance as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People.
  • The Smartest House In Los Alamos
    The first project in the United States to demonstrate how "smart grid" technology could provide residential customers with a significant amount of their electricity from renewable resources is open and getting ready for visitors.
  • Interagency Fire Center At LANL
    A multi-federal-agency effort is now underway to build a new Interagency Fire Center in the heart of Northern New Mexico.
  • In Other News
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2013 Community Commitment Plan Approved

Last month, the Board of Governors of Los Alamos National Security, LLC (the company that manages LANL for the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration) unanimously approved recommendations to continue its $3 million a year contribution to support its Community Commitment Plan (CCP). Read more...

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