In Brief

Plans for Health Fair Shape Up
Benefits Administration is pleased to announce that TSRI's third annual Health Fair will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 11 AM to 1 PM., on the walkway in front of the Immunology building. A variety of health and wellness topics will be addressed including fitness, nutrition, safety, and more. There will be health and wellness screenings, fitness and recreation demonstrations, chair massages, raffle prizes, and food samples from your favorite local restaurants. 24 Hour Fitness will be in attendance to enroll employees in discounted memberships. All TSRI employees and graduate students are invited to participate in this fun and educational event.

Vendor Show, Free Samples, Raffle
The 2002 Vendor Show will be held on Thursday, May 23, from 9:30 AM to 3 PM on the TSRI campus in front of the Immunology building and in the atriums of the Beckman, Molecular Biology, and Immunology buildings. Throughout the day, representatives from over 75 scientific and biotech companies will be available at the four locations to answer questions about their products, provide literature, give demonstrations, and pass out free samples. All vendor show attendees are invited to return a raffle form with eight signatures (two from each of the four exposition locations) to the Jamba Juice stand next to the "Flame of Knowledge" sculpture in front of the Molecular Biology Building. While supplies last, these signed raffle forms can be exchanged for a free Jamba Juice. All signed raffle tickets will be entered into a grand-prize raffle for a $200 gift certificate for the University Town Center mall. A runner-up will win a $50 gift certificate. Raffle forms will be mailed to TSRI employees next week. The annual event is sponsored and organized by TSRI's Society of Fellows, which will also be providing free coffee and pastries. For more information, contact Ted Foss,, or visit the Society of Fellows web page.

Personal Skills for Life and Work Seminar: "Happiness/Fulfillment"
A Personal Skills for Life and Work seminar presented by TSRI's Jan Hill and Jeff Jones will address happiness and fulfillment, what they are, and how to cultivate them. The seminar will be held on Thursday, May 30, from noon to 1 PM in the Immunology East Conference Room. No registration is necessary. If more information is needed, contact Jan Hill, x4-2950.

American Cancer Society to Hold 24-Hour Walk-a-Thon Fundraiser
The American Cancer Society invites you to participate in its Relay for Life, Saturday, June 22 through Sunday, June 23 at the RIMAC Arena at the University of California, San Diego. The 24-hour, volunteer-driven walk-a-thon and community camp-out raises funds for cancer research, treatment, education, and patient services and is one of ten events that will take place in various communities throughout San Diego County. For more information on forming a team or volunteering, call (619) 682-7453 or visit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life web page.

News&Views Begins Summer Publication Schedule
News&Views will be published every other week throughout the summer, beginning with the next issue, to be posted on Monday, June 3. The deadline for announcement and calendar submissions is Wednesday at noon for the following Monday's publication.