Friday, Oct. 30, is the last day to submit your Fermilab Pumpkin Carving Contest entries. Please submit entries by Friday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. In all entries, please include: 1 photo with lights on 1 photos with lights off and candle lit *Bonus – send a photo of yourself with your pumpkin Voting starts tomorrow morning! Visit to vote!

This sunny Saturday, October 12, Walk 4 Animals to help the animals of the Anderson Shelter and get a chance to win a $500 shopping spree! Check-in at 9 am at the Peg Bond Center in Batavia.  See how you can help with fundraising and see further event info at

The West Chicago PADS homeless shelter will be opening in October, and we are in need of volunteers for all shifts.  We are open each Thursday evening from 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM from October through May.  The night is broken up into four shifts: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM, 1:00 AM to 5:00 AM, and 5:00 AM to 7:30 AM.  Volunteers are asked to work only one shift per month.  We serve our guests…

Know any community-minded folks outside of Fermilab? Maybe a local citizen interested in engaging with the laboratory? Tell him or her about the Fermilab Community Advisory Board. Fermilab is seeking new members outside the laboratory to join. Send them this webpage, which has general and nomination information. And if you, a Fermilab badge holder, want to get more involved with laboratory life, considering joining one of several Laboratory Resource Groups.