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Green Team Hosts Plant Swap to Encourage Gardening

Howard Young and Dolores Winterstein receiving a plant from a participant

Green Team members Howard Young and Dolores Winterstein received an Oxalis triangularis from one of the participants in the team’s Fall Plant Swap

By Carolynne Keenan, Contributing Writer

What started out as a way for Howard Young, Ph.D., to thin out his garden last fall turned into the NCI at Frederick Green Team’s Plant Swap. The group held its Fall Plant Swap on October 24, encouraging all members of the Fort Detrick community to pick up a free plant or swap a plant of theirs for another.

“Those who love to garden introduce others to the joy of gardening,” said Dolores Winterstein, a member of the Green Team and the coordinator of the Fall Plant Swap.

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NCI and Leidos Play Ball

Winning softball team

The winning team (Gray). Front row, from left: Andi Gnuschke; Kyle Beard; Shawn Kelly; Anna Trofka. Standing, from left: Peggy Pearl (coach); Brooks Brenkus; Troy Taylor; Chris Ohler; Bob Barber; Chris McLeland; Will Sheffield; Tim Gower; Trent McKee; Jeff Strathern.

By Carolynne Keenan, Contributing Writer

The ping of an aluminum bat off a ball or the thump of a pop-up fly ball caught in a glove are two sounds familiar to baseball fans. Slow-pitch softball sounds—like those in the August game between mixed teams of NCI and Leidos Biomedical Research (formerly SAIC-Frederick) players—are similar.

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Leidos Reclaims Defelice Cup at Annual Golf Tournament

Ronald Defelice hits the first drive

Ronald Defelice, for whom the golf tournament is named, hit the ceremonial first drive of the competition

By Ashley DeVine, Staff Writer

Leidos Biomedical Research reclaimed the Defelice Cup trophy from NCI at the eighth annual Ronald H. Defelice golf tournament, held October 14.

The final score was 15–7, with Leidos Biomed tying the series 4 to 4. Fourteen players on each team battled it out at Rattlewood golf course in Mount Airy, Md.

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