NIH patients, employees and their families were able to attend a special evening with the 146th and final edition of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. As in years past, clowns from the circus paid a call to NIH prior to the evening performance, stopping at both pediatric units in the CC as well as at the inn.
Clowns with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus visited several young patients at the Clinical Center during the day on Mar. 30. That evening, kids of all ages were treated to the annual Children’s Premiere Night put on by the circus at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
NLM’s Team L-eye-brarians—Aresh Pahlavan and Miranda Jarnot—took first honors in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Minute-to-Win-It competition.
The 8th annual Feds Feed Families summer food drive is in full swing. NIH staff are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to knock out hunger. All donations will be directed to the Children’s Inn at NIH, the Safra Family Lodge and the Capital Area Food Bank.
Gov. Larry Hogan (R-MD) visited NIH on Apr. 28,where he toured a lab and greeted patients.
The NIH Police hosted the 23rd annual Police Awareness Day on May 17 in front of Bldg. 1. Various local, state and federal law enforcement agencies attended the event.
Several groups brought festive holiday cheer to the Clinical Research Center atrium during December.
Israeli Minister of Health Yakov Litzman and Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer visited NIH on Jan. 4, following a memorandum of understanding signing with HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell.
The Clinical Center hosted a Horn Quartet performance by National Symphony Orchestra on Dec. 8
NIH’s 12th annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest began on Dec. 7.