September, 2011

  • SVC Team Conquers Tough Mudder

    Below is contributed content from Stiv Ostenberg. Approximately 2,500 employees currently work (and live) in Silicon Valley and they routinely devote energy to the advancement of our community. James McLachlan is one of them. James, a member of the...
  • Microsoft Investments Transform Non-profits: Recipients Honored at Reception

    Silicon Valley is home to several outstanding nonprofit organizations who are committed to the advancement of our community. This week, at a grantee reception, Microsoft recognized 66 organizations for their dedication to improving quality of life in...
  • Annual Trailblazer Race: Families, Fun and Fundraising!

    The 2011 Trailblazer Race, presented by Microsoft and the ‘Friends of Stevens Creek Trail,’ took place this weekend at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley campus. The annual event is the primary fundraiser for the Friends of Stevens Creek Trail...
  • The Ability to Succeed

    This post is a part of a series showcasing Silicon Valley organizations that champion positive change in our community. Help this organization win an Xbox package by clicking the ‘like’ button ! For disabled individuals, the keys...
  • Microsoft Kinect for Xbox Brings Home the Churchill Club 2011 Magical Team Award

    The first annual Churchill Club Awards were held last Thursday in Santa Clara in honor of the Club’s 25th anniversary. The Churchill Awards acknowledge outstanding achievements in innovation, social benefit, collaboration, and leadership. With these...
  • Microsoft Presents Engineering Award to FIRST

    The Silicon Valley Education Foundation celebrated its seventh annual Pioneers & Purpose fundraising dinner on Sept. 15, 2011, where Microsoft presented the Engineering Category Award to FIRST Robotics. FIRST, or For Inspiration and Recognition of...
  • Come Prepared to Learn

    This post is a part of a series showcasing Silicon Valley organizations that champion positive change in our community. Help this organization win an Xbox package by clicking the ‘like’ button ! If science and innovation are the keys...
  • A Weekend with Startup Weekend at Microsoft Silicon Valley

    The Microsoft BizSpark team hosted Startup Weekend , a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate and empower individuals, teams and communities. During the weekend of September 9-11, Microsoft’s Mountain...
  • Raise Awareness, Reduce Consumption

    This post is a part of a series showcasing Silicon Valley organizations that champion positive change in our community. Help this organization win an Xbox package by clicking the ‘like’ button ! With our environment threatened by...
  • Be What You Want to See

    This post is a part of a series showcasing Silicon Valley organizations that champion positive change in our community. Help this organization win an Xbox package by clicking the ‘like’ button ! Hands on Bay Area , or HOBA, makes...