Posts tagged with "HOME"

For article Lab employee's belief in education shapes his volunteer efforts

Lab employee's belief in education shapes his volunteer efforts

Nov. 19, 2013 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. This is just a sampling. Bryan Balazs believes that education is one of the keys to improving people's lives throughout the world. That's why he...
For article Giving animals in need a HOME

Giving animals in need a HOME

Nov. 14, 2013 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. Many of these agencies are available for employees to donate to through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. This is just a...
For article A quest to expand educational opportunities in rural East Africa

A quest to expand educational opportunities in rural East Africa

Nov. 7, 2013 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. Some of these agencies are available for employees to donate to through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. This is just a...
For article LVEF spans gap between school budget and program needs

LVEF spans gap between school budget and program needs

Dec. 1, 2011 -  
Twenty years ago the families of two Lab employees, Bill Dunlop and David Conrad, faced a challenge: School budget cuts gutted many of the music and sports programs that their kids participated in and loved. What to do? Dunlop and Conrad decided to lead the way and work to span the difference...
For article Court appeals to youth seeking second chance

Court appeals to youth seeking second chance

Nov. 28, 2011 -  
For the past four years, Ann-Marie Bucaria Dake, the program manager of the Laboratory's Institutional Review Board, has spent some 4-5 hours a month in a courtroom. And she has enjoyed every minute of her time there. That's because Dake has been a volunteer at the Tri-Valley Youth Court (TVYC) in...
For article Diabetic alert dogs make good scents

Diabetic alert dogs make good scents

Nov. 22, 2011 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of stories about Lab employees who volunteer with HOME Campaign agencies. Dogs may be man's best friend, but they also can be a diabetic's watchful guardian. This is what the staff of the Lab's Health Services Department recently learned when Hilary Anne...
For article Sounds like 'HOME'

Sounds like 'HOME'

Nov. 7, 2011 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of stories about Lab employees who volunteer with HOME Campaign agencies. By day, Joe Zaug, a Lab physical chemist, conducts sound wave measurements to improve the predictive accuracy of the thermochemical codes. By evening, Zaug can be found volunteering to...
For article The Laboratory and LLNS raise more than $3.4 million for local communities

The Laboratory and LLNS raise more than $3.4 million for local communities

Dec. 14, 2010 -  
LIVERMORE, Ca. -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees, along with Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), have raised more than $3.4 million to give to surrounding communities. Laboratory employees pledged more than $2.4 million to the HOME (Helping Others More Effectively)...
For article Head immerses herself in education

Head immerses herself in education

Nov. 24, 2010 -  
For Susane Head, the chance to enroll her children in a dual language immersion program in school was important enough to determine where her family would live. The Spanish-English immersion program at Valley View elementary school in Pleasanton convinced the Heads to settle in Pleasanton. "I...
For article Asante Africa Foundation: A HOME grown solution to global issues

Asante Africa Foundation: A HOME grown solution to global issues

Nov. 17, 2010 -  
When Erna Grasz and her husband Mark Newton set out to climb the icy peak of Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, they had no idea they would return home from their travels inspired to accomplish yet another feat. Grasz, a former LLNL engineering employee who worked in the Lab's NIF...