In Brief

Free Flu Shots for TSRI Employees
TSRI will be offering free flu vaccinations to TSRI employees, research associates, and graduate students on Wednesday, October 2 and Wednesday, October 16 from 9AM to 4PM. The clinic will be administered by HealthFax in the Administrative Building, 3301 North Torrey Pines Court, on the P1 level. Please bring a form of identification with you. A printable version of the map and directions are available on the Human Resources web site. For more information please call benefits administration at x4-8487.

English-as-a-Second-Language Classes Begin
A new series of English-as-a-Second-Language classes will begin on Tuesday, October 1. Instructor Cassandra Wadkin's class meets from 6:30 to 8:30 PM every Tuesday evening in the Immunology Building West Conference Room. The price for three months (12 classes) is $60.

Each intermediate-level English class is divided into speaking and listening, idioms and vocabulary, and reading and writing. If you would like to improve your English and your understanding of your friends and colleagues, movies, television shows, and the news, this class is for you. The class uses movies, games, television shows, grammar books, songs, drawing and novels to teach standard American English. Have fun and learn English at the same time!

"Light the Night Walk"
ScrippsAssists is forming a team for the Saturday, October 5 "Light the Night Walk," a fund raiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Light the Night Walk is a one-mile evening walk where teams of co-workers, friends, associates, and family members carry illuminated balloons in celebration and commemoration of lives touched by cancer. There are pre- and post walk festivities, refreshments and entertainment. Registration for the event, held at The Embarcadero Park South (next to the Convention Center), opens at 5 PM. The walk starts at 7 PM. If you are interested in being part of the ScrippsAssists team or would like to sponsor the team, contact Gabriela Perez-Alvarado, e-mail





TSRI Employees Walk for a Cause

Approximately 6,000 people participated in the 11th Annual San Diego American Heart Walk, a 5K walk through Balboa Park that raised money for the American Heart Association to fight heart disease and stroke. TSRI employees who participated include: Gabriela Perez-Alvarado, Brian Lee, Kelly Dryden, Betty Chastain (and her husband David), Dalyne Arrasmith (and her daughter Konni Hamilton), and Jennifer O'Sullivan. Another fundraising walk, this time for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, is coming up Saturday, October 5. Photo by Jennifer O'Sullivan.