LaRC CFC Activities

10/1 – Cake Cutting
Come to NASA Langley’s new cafeteria from 11:00 – 1:00 to celebrate the start of the new campaign with cake.

10/28 – 5K/2 Mile Run/Walk
The CFC 5K/2 Mile Run/Walk raised over $700 and had 75 participants.  There were forty-six 5K and twenty-nine 2 Mile runners & walkers.  The 5K winner was Carter Ficklen and the 2 Mile winner was Carlos Liceaga.  The 5K age group results, 2 Mile results and photo gallery links are below.  The male best costume winner was Carlos Liceaga and the female best costume winner was Kristen Poultney.

10/29 – Pumpkin Fest Pumpkin Carving Contest
The pumpkin carving contest will be held from 10:30am – 1:00pm in the IESB Building Main Corridor. Click here for flyer.

Entry Rules:
-You may enter pumpkin(s) as an individual, a project, organization, directorate, etc.
-A real, natural (vine-grown) pumpkin must be used in the entry.
-Pumpkin may be carved, painted, dressed, or otherwise decorated in any manner appropriate for the general public.
-No open flames. Any lighting must be safe including use of electric or battery power.
-Judging will be based on the pumpkin that receives the most donations for the CFC.
-Everyone on center is cordially invited to participate.

11/5 – Chili Cook-off, Silent Auction, Bake Sale & Car Show
This event has become a NASA Langley CFC tradition, where groups compete in a chili cook, place silent bids on donated items and purchase baked goods.  Please join us for our next Chili Cook-off, Silent Auction & Bake Sale in the new Reid Conference Center.

For a flyer for all four events, click here.

Info You Need To Know:
Chili Cook-Off: All organizations big or small are invited to participate in the 2014 CFC Chili Cook-Off on November 5th, 11:00am-1:00pm, in the H.J.E. Reid Conference Center.

Teams from across the center will provide world-class chili and help generate CFC donations as employees vote with their contributions. There will also be a panel of “Expert” judges to determine a judges’ award winner.

Even if you are a smaller organization, you can still make a big difference in someone’s life through the CFC.   So get your team together, pull out your best chili recipe, and come show off your culinary prowess while supporting a great cause!

To find out more information and register your team, send an e-mail to Kathlyn Baker by COB, Monday, November 3rd.  

Silent Auction: Drop off your donation(s) in Bldg. 2102, Room 299-24, to Pamela Link no later than COB, October 29th.  Click here for flyer.

Bake Sale: Drop off baked items November 5th between 8:00 and 10:30 at the Reid Center. If you have a dish or pan that you would like returned to you, please be sure that you label it with your name and extension number. If possible, please include an index card with the name of your item and its ingredients (like peanuts), or if it has special dietary considerations like gluten- or sugar-free or vegan. If you have any questions, please contact (, 43814 or, 44513).

Car Show: The car show and voting will take place from 11:00am – 1:00pm. The car show will be located in the grassy areas between the parking lot behind building 1205 and building 2102, near the entrance of the new Cafeteria.

The Car Show categories will include: Best Classic Car (1925-1969), Best Retro Car (1970-1999), Best Modern Car (2000-present), Best Motorcycle, and Best in Show. The winners will be the wheels with the most monetary donations collected. This event is open to all makes, models, and years.

To register for the car show or for more information, please contact Lindsay Rogers at 4-7283 or by email at or Drew Hope at 4-7278 or by email at Registration deadline is 5pm on Monday, November 3, 2014.

11/13 – Jail The Managers
This year’s CFC Jail the Manager’s event will be held on Thursday, November 13th in the new Cafeteria from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm! Yes, that’s right, for a small donation you are allowed to Jail your Manager! For $1 per minute, your Manager will go to jail. There will be a warrant issued for their arrest and they will be picked up and booked. Once they are behind bars, the Manager can bail out for $1 per minute.

Please contact Lindsay Rogers at 47283 or Tracey Redman at 43015 NLT November 5th to arrange to have your Manager arrested.  Click here for flyer.

It promises to be a ‘captive’-ating event and we hope you are able to stop by the café to see all the jailbirds.

A judge and sheriff will be there to keep them straight!

11/24 – CFC Holiday Bake Sale
The Research Directorate is sponsoring this event being held Monday, November 24 from 11am to 1pm in the IESB Building Main Corridor.

Drop off baked items on the 24th between 9:30am and 11am.

Include an index card or note with the name of your item and its ingredients (like peanuts), or if it has special dietary considerations like gluten- or sugar-free or vegan description is appreciated.

If you have a dish or pan that you would like returned to you, please be sure that you label it with your name and extension number.

Suggested packaging: brownies in zip locks (2”x3” or 3”x3”); 2 cookies per bag; cupcakes (regular and jumbo)

Additional suggested sweet ideas: Whole cakes, pies, and bread loaves

Anyone needing more information or wishing to help can contact Catharine Fay (x44296;

12/2 – Bags for Bucks Cornhole at New Town 2

The Bags For Bucks Cornhole at New Town 2 event will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd, at 3:30pm out side of Building 2102.  Click here for flyer.

There will be Skills test for a chance to win $2 discount at After-burners and a two person, single elimination tournament.  Sign up with a friend or coworker.  $15 registration fee and $5 buy-back-ins.

RSVP tournament teams to Devon Webb.

12/2-15 – CFC Fundraiser: Commerative “Afterburners Light Flight 9/3/14″ Wooden Tiles

Afterburners Tiles

Wooden ceiling tiles from above the bar of the original Afterburners have been branded to commemorate the closing of the original location. Each tile is unique. Small and medium tiles (~15 x 6 inches) are $20 each. Larger tiles (~24 x 6 inches) are $30 each. All proceeds go to the CFC.

Orders will be accepted through Monday December 15th, consistent with the end of the 2014 CFC Campaign.

Orders placed by Tuesday, December 9th, will be available for pickup on Friday, Dec 12th outside Afterburners in the IESB during lunch time. Payment should be made at time of pickup.

Orders placed after Tuesday, December 9th, will be available at a later date (based on order placement). However, payment for ALL orders must be received no later than December 15th, consistent with the end of the 2014 CFC campaign.

To place an order please email Larren Asby.

Order one today to decorate your office, den, garage or mancave! And help raise funds for the CFC!