Events

July 12, 2012

AFSA adopts a street

The City of Tucson recognized the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base chapter of the Air Force Sergeants Association on June 22 with a ceremony unveiling a sign dedicated to the group for its work with the Adopt-a-Park and Public Areas Program.

“As a member of the Air Force, I think supporting your local community is very important,” said Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Smith, 612th Air and Space Operations Center.

Smith, a member of AFSA Chapter 1261, had volunteered for the program before, and coordinated more than 50 volunteers to complete more than 70 hours cleaning up the stretch of Golf Links road between Swan road and Alvernon Way.

The Adopt-a-Park and Public Areas Program started on July 26, 1984 with a cleanup project at Sentinel Peak when a coalition of city and county government leaders, the business community, and volunteers from community organizations joined forces. Presently, more than 200 sites including parks, streets, and washes are adopted by volunteer groups. Sixteen groups from D-M are participating.

Any recognized business or community entity willing to make an ongoing volunteer commitment throughout the year may participate. A minimum of five volunteers is required. There is no fee to participate.  Tucson Clean and Beautiful provides cleanup supplies as well as vests and road work signs to ensure the safety of volunteers. After a six month evaluation period, volunteer groups are recognized with a sign and ceremony at their adopted sites.

“The Air Force Sergeants Association chapter 1261 is very grateful to the city of Tucson for being given the opportunity to support and give back to the community,” Smith said.

For more information on how to participate in the program, contact Evren Sonmez from Tucson Clean and Beautiful at 837-6834 or evren.sonmez@tucsonaz.gov. Information is also available at www.tucsoncleanandbeautiful.org.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

Local Briefs July 31, 2015

Sunset Horseback Ride August 8, 4 – 8 p.m. – Outdoor Rec Saddle up and enjoy a 2-hour sunset horseback ride through the Saguaro National Park.. Final deadline for sign-ups is July 31. Minimum age: 18. Cost of $25/person. Call 228-3736 for more information. White water rafting and camping Aug. 20 – 24 – Grand...
 
 
Deploy_pict

Davis-Monthan Airmen return from deployment

Nearly 300 Airmen deployed from D-M the past six months returned at 10:45 p.m. on July 29. Airmen were greeted by family, friends and base leadership. A total of 1,200 Airmen from across D-M have been deployed around the world ...
 
 

Airmen leverage TFI concept

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Thirty-eight service members, including individuals from the 944th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal section, participated in a Battlefield Forensics training course here at the end of June. Together, Senior Master Sgt. Stephen Hunter, 944th Civil Engineer Squadron EOD program manager and Joshua Nason, General Dynamics Information Technology ...
 

 

Local Briefs July 24, 2015

Sunset Horseback Ride August 8, 4 – 8 p.m. – Outdoor Rec Saddle up and enjoy a 2-hour sunset horseback ride through the Saguaro National Park. Single Airmen can sign-up beginning July 6. All others may sign-up beginning July 13. Final deadline is July 31. Minimum age: 18. Cost of $25/person. Call 228-3736 for more...
 
 

Local Briefs July 17, 2015

Claims notice for Airman 1st Class David A. Rhodes A1C David A. Rhodes of the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ, passed away on 1 July 2015. Anyone having knowledge of claim for or against the deceased’s estate may contact the Summary Courts Officer, 2d Lt Denny Miller, at 937-815-4402, or by...
 
 

Local Briefs July 10, 2015

Claims notice for Airman 1st Class  David A. Rhodes A1C David A. Rhodes of the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ, passed away on 1 July 2015. Anyone having knowledge of claim for or against the deceased’s estate may contact the Summary Courts Officer, 2d Lt Denny Miller, at 937-815-4402, or by...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>