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Chair's Message
for September, 2014
About the Santa Clara Valley Section
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Section Awards information
Section BUBBLE Grant information for 2014
Monthly Section Meetings (September, 2014)
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ExComm Minutes (September 4)
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Election Petitions
  It's time again to think about nominating someone to run against the incumbents, and thereby avoid one or more uncontested elections. Click here for details. The election will be held from October 20 through November 28.

Come to our National Chemistry Week Event!
   Our annual celebration of chemistry, the event includes the Chemistry Wheel of Fortune where every child wins a prize, and hands-on chemistry experiments involving this year's theme: "The Sweet Side of Chemistry--Candy."
    For toddlers through elementary students.  Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 am-1 pm.
It's Free!
    For further details see our NCW Page!

   Our next section meeting will be in September at the Biltmore, and our speaker will be Dr. Susannah Tringe, head of the Metagenome Program at the Joint Genome Institute. Her topic will be "Sequence-based Exploration of Microbial Communities".
    See our meeting page for further details.

Newsletter Information
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    Click here to go to the index page for all of our newsletters back to 1999.
    You may receive printed newsletters if you wish; it's free! Click here and send us your mailing information.

Executive Committee Meeting
  The next Executive Committee meeting will be on Thursday, October 2. It will be at the USGS campus in Menlo Park and it will begin at 7:30 p.m..
  For more information, see the June minutes.

Volunteers Needed
  Volunteers are needed to participate in the science classroom working with teachers to set up experiments and demonstrations as well as to teach students how to record and analyze observations.
  Our own National Chemistry Week and Shelter Projects have had great success with this type of activity.
  For more information, please click here.

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