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Bradbury Hosts Entrepreneur Night 5-9 p.m. Today

BRADBURY News:

Entrepreneur’s will be at the Bradbury Science Museum from 5-9 p.m., today to network and share details of their business ventures.

Members of the Los Alamos Entrepreneur’s Network (LAEN) will be out in force.

The event is free and open to the public and part of the museum’s “Friday Nights @ the Museum” in which the Museum remains open until 9 p.m. Fridays during June and July offering different movies, speakers and demos free of charge to the public.


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LAMC Partners with Emergency Medicine Physician Group

Los Alamos Medical Center. Courtesy photo

LAMC News:

Following the completion of an extensive RFP process, which vetted five emergency physician group providers, and with input from members of the Los Alamos Medical Center medical staff, LAMC  announced today that they will be partnering with the EmCare Emergency Physicians Group to provide emergency medical care for patients beginning Thursday, Aug. 16. 

EmCare is a part of Emergency Medical Services Corporation, the leading provider of emergency medical services in the United States. 

EmCare will be following the


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Kristy Ortega Tapped to Lead Local United Way

Photo: Kristy Ortega

By Carol A. Clark

Her new role as executive director of United Way feels like coming home for Kristy Ortega. The 30-year-old began working in the heart of the community at 18.

She spent seven years with the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation where she interacted with local businesses, nonprofits and Los Alamos County personnel.

In 2007, Ortega joined the Hilltop House Hotel as marketing and sales director where she coordinated public events.

Ortega left her community oriented career path four years ago to take a job as an operations specialist at Los Alamos


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Bestsellers at Otowi Station Bookstore July 8-14

Bestsellers at Otowi Station Bookstore for the week of July 8-14, 2012:

  1. Beowulf: a New Verse Translation, Seamus Heaney
  2. Othello, William Shakespeare
  3. Hiroshima, John Hersey
  4. Wonder, R. J. Palacio
  5. Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction, John Austin
  6. Brain Rules for Baby, John Medina
  7. The Making of the Atomic Bomb, Richard Rhodes
  8. Dinosaurs Before Dark, Mary Pope Osborne
  9. American Prometheus, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin
  10. Seraphina, Rachel Hartman
 

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Workers Check Roof of El Parasol

Workers prepare a tall ladder, which they used to climb onto the roof of El Parasol Tuesday afternoon. Everything appeared to be in order and they climbed back down after a few minutes. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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University, Industry Experts Recommend Steps to “Invigorate” U.S. Manufacturing

NIST NEWS:

A new report by a national committee of U.S. industry and university leaders details 16 recommendations “aimed at reinventing manufacturing in a way that ensures U.S. competitiveness, feeds into the nation’s innovation economy, and invigorates the domestic manufacturing base.”

 

The report was prepared by the 18-member steering committee of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) that was launched by President Obama in June 2011 and co-chaired by Susan Hockfield, now president emerita of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Andrew Liveris, president,


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Master Woodworker Pat Soran Breaks Down Segmented Woodturning

Master Woodworker Pat Soran talks about his craft. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost

By Mandy Marksteiner

Pat Soran’s segmented woodturnings are a fascinating combination of smooth natural lines and intricate geometrical patterns. Mother nature doesn’t make wood that looks like that–it needs to be engineered.

Soran is a retired nuclear engineer who first became interested in woodworking many years ago when he needed a relaxing hobby to help him unwind from his stressful job.

After retirement he brought his woodworking to a more artistic level by completing a two-year woodworking course


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Every Business Tycoon Starts Somewhere…

Ashley Donny and Dante Cote sell snow cones near the corner of Trinity Drive and Diamond Drive Saturday afternoon. The young entrepreneurs will be selling their flavorful snow cones – grape, orange, cherry and lemon-lime – again next Saturday. Courtesy photo


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Bilingual Montessori Cuts Ribbon on New Infant Center

Bilingual Montessori School Owner Odalys Fernandez, assisted by Chamber Member Services Coordinator Katy Korkos, cuts the ribbon on her school‘s new Infant Center Friday afternoon in White Rock. Bilingual Montessori School combines an exclusive curriculum based on Montessori and bilingual education with childcare services. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com 

From right, Bilingual Montessori School Owner Odalys Fernandez and teachers Imelda Garcia and Rosario Cordova with babies under their care at the new Infant Center following Friday’s ribbon cutting


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