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Inn Can Benefit from Golf Tourney, June 24-27
The Children's Inn at NIH has been selected to benefit from the Birdies for Charity online pledge program of the Booz Allen Classic golf tournament. Supporters can log on to www.childrensinn.org and click on the Birdies for Charity icon at the bottom of the home page to participate. Pledge a nickel, dime or quarter for each birdie made by a PGA tour professional during the Booz Allen Classic, and designate the inn as the beneficiary. At the end of the tournament, when all the birdies are tallied, 100 percent of each pledge designated to the inn will be forwarded there. The Booz Allen Classic will be played June 24-27 at the Tournament Players Club at Avenel in Potomac, Md.
NIH'ers Complete Montgomery College Certificate Program
NCI Branch Holds Annual Workshop
NCI director Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach offers remarks at the annual professional development and peer review workshop held by the institute's Comprehensive Minority Biomedical Branch. Also on hand at the May 3-4 event were (from l) Dr. Karen Antman, Dr. Sanya Springfield and Bobby Rosenfeld. More than 100 cancer researchers from across the country came to learn about career development, the funding path to independence, concepts of receipt, referral and review of both grants and supplements and to learn about the roles of grants management specialists, program directors and scientific review administrators. They also learned about review of R01 grants and what it's like to be a reviewer.
Use Fire Doors Properly, Marshal Urges
If you work in a lab on campus, it is likely that you use "fire-rated" doors. Fire doors are typically made of steel or solid wood and have special components including closers, latching hardware and fire-rated windows. These doors can only perform their job when used and maintained properly.
To maintain proper use of a fire door:
For more information on the proper use, installation or modification of fire doors, contact the Division of the Fire Marshal, (301) 496-0487.
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