Speaker at podium.
Monday, April 8, 2013

By Carolynne Keenan, Guest Writer

What do discounted Frederick Keys tickets, a wine tour of Frederick area vineyards, a Segway tour of Washington, DC, a summertime National Parks tour, and a special children’s Easter party have in common? All are activities that the Recreation & Welfare (R&W) Club Frederick is currently developing for spring 2013.

At the first members meeting in January, Roxanne Angell, R&W Club Frederick chair, unveiled plans under development to make 2013 a successful year.

Pie chart showing how American use energy.
Sunday, April 7, 2013

By Melissa Porter, Staff Writer

Spring Plant Swap 2013

This past October, you may have seen several members of the Green Team standing in front of Building 549 giving out free plants or offering to take extra plants off your hands—this was the first Green Team Fall Plant Swap.

Group photo of three women.
Saturday, April 6, 2013

By Andrea Frydl, Guest Writer

Display Cases, Movies, and Raffles—Oh My!

In December, Alicia Gussio (SAIC-Frederick) and Robert Koogle (NCI) were the lucky winners of free movie tickets to Regal theaters. They each correctly answered questions about Employee Diversity Team’s (EDT’s) November display case featuring the fall harvest.

People tasting chili.
Friday, April 5, 2013

By Ken Michaels, Staff Writer

Jim Stull, winner of the ninth annual Protective Services Chili Cookoff in January of last year, proved that he’s no one-trick pony; he brought a brand new recipe to the 2013 event and won again! And he did it decisively. His Black Bean ‘n Pumpkin Chili garnered 107 points; the second place winner netted less than half that with 52.

“For me, a good chili is just not hot and spicy. It has to have a distinctive flavor that makes you want to come back for more.”

Woman with safety glasses and lab coat in front of a red background
Thursday, April 4, 2013

By Paul Stokely, Guest Writer

When working in any laboratory or animal facility, you must wear a lab coat, protective eyewear, appropriate gloves, and closed-toe shoes, unless you are performing purely administrative tasks.

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