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  Contact: Linda Lucchetti
  Phone: (925) 422-5815
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October 27, 2008
NR-08-10-07

Media Advisory:
Lab kicks off annual charity drive
with 'Run for HOME'

Who:

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s HOME (Helping Others More Effectively) Campaign, an annual drive to raise money for local charities, kicks off with the Run for HOME.  The race is 1.7 miles and the walk is 1 mile. This year’s Run for HOME theme is the 1970s.  Participants are encouraged to come in costume.

What:

The HOME Campaign is the Laboratory's annual charitable drive to raise money for local nonprofit agencies and umbrella groups throughout the Tri-Valley and Tracy-Stockton-Manteca area. Last year the campaign raised more than $2.4 million. Again this year, the Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) Board of Governors has agreed to match employee contributions up to $1 million.

When:

The race begins at noon, Thursday, Oct. 30.

Where:

Z parking lot, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Note:

Press members interested in attending must contact the Laboratory’s Public Affairs Office at (925) 424-4822 to make arrangements.

Founded in 1952, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is a national security laboratory, with a mission to ensure national security and apply science and technology to the important issues of our time. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is managed by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.


Founded in 1952, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is a national security laboratory that develops science and engineering technology and provides innovative solutions to our nation's most important challenges. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is managed by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.