Events

August 10, 2012

Local Briefs August 10, 2012

Thrift Shop has moved

The Davis-Monthan Thrift Shop has moved to Bldg. 1226. All consignments and donations need to be brought to the new location. If you have any questions, please call the Thrift Shop at 228-2120.

 

Aqua Olympics & Pool Party

Fri, Aug. 10, 5-7 p.m. – Outdoor Pool

This is a free, exclusive event for DoD families who have an immediate family member with special medical, educational or behavioral health needs. We will have a potluck, fun pool games, and time for open swim. Please RVSP at 228-5690.

 

Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage

Fri, Aug. 10, 2-3:30 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Take a hilarious look at life, love and marriage. Find out more about couples communication. Enjoy the series of DVDs with Mark Gungor, who has presented numerous times to military personnel. Join us for this entertaining video se-ries focused on improving your marriage. Please RVSP at 228-5690.

 

Special Education Parent Meeting

Thurs, Aug. 16, 9-11 a.m. – Hope Chapel Annex

Parents of children receiving Special Education (SPED) services in the public schools are invited to attend this parent meeting. The goal of the group is to assist families in navigating the on-going SPED Process, to share information and provide current information to families. The setting will be child friendly. For more information, contact the School Liaison, 228-6040.

 

Participation in the IEP Process

Thurs, Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

This is part 2 in the series of workshops from the AZ Dept. of Ed, facilitated by Kathy Gray-Mangerson. Parents who have children eligible to receive special education services are highly encouraged to attend and learn more about IEPs (Individualized Education Plans) and educational rights. Please RVSP at 228-5690.

 

Short Sales & Other Homeowner Relief Programs

Fri, Aug. 24, 9-10 a.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

A HUD Quality Assurance representative will provide current information on short sales, dealing with lenders, recent legislation providing relief for homeowners, and scams associated with the current mortgage situation. Please RVSP at 228-5690.

 

Home Buying 101

Fri, Aug. 24, 12-4 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Great home buying opportunities exist right now. Find out if this is the right time for you to buy. Topics include selecting a house, shopping for financing, credit scores and interest rates, and much more. Please RVSP at 228-5690.

 

Hearts Apart Amazing Adventure

Fri, Aug. 24, 5:30-8:30 p.m. – Tucson Children’s Museum

Hearts Apart is partnering with EFMP-FS and Easter Seals to offer a special event for all military families.   Along with enjoying the mu-seum, there will be information tables and chil-dren’s activity stations.   Specialists will be on hand to conduct free developmental screenings for all young children. Please call 228-5690 by Aug. 23 to register.

 

Attention all Airmen — Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed in a variety of areas on D-M and in the local community. Volunteering is an excellent way to become involved with the community, increase mentorship skills and en-hance career growth. Find out some of the volunteer opportunities available by visiting https://dm.eim.acc.af.mil/volunteer. For more information, call 228-7114.

 

Partners Pre-School Program

Borman Elementary School at Davis-Monthan AFB will offer a new part-time pre-school program for children ages 3-5. The Partners Pre-School Program works to create a comprehensive and high-quality early childhood model that supports and promotes engaging, developmen-tally appropriate and positive early education for preschoolers in an inclusive setting. Applications are currently being accepted for typically devel-oping children (special needs spaces are already full). Children must live in TUSD and be eligible for the free and reduced price lunch (FRPL) pro-gram. Applications can be obtained at the TUSD Exceptional Education Early Childhood Office, located at 750 N. Rosemont. Tucson AZ. For more information, call 232-8375.

 

Free Issue and Hazardous Materials/Waste minimization

The Hazmart has a “Free Issue” storage area. The hazardous materials are new and serviceable but have been returned because they are either excess or are no longer required by the shops. These items have already been paid for and shops that are authorized and could use the hazardous materials will not be charged. Please remind your shops of the Free Issue storage area and also re-mind them to only order the minimum amount of materials needed to do the job. This avoids wasting expired hazardous materials.

 

Household Hazardous Materials

The Hazmart manages the Household Haz-ardous Materials storage area. The program was established so personnel who are doing a PCS, or no longer need new or partially used household hazardous materials, ie, bleach, chlorine tables, oils, cleaning supplies, can bring them to the Hazmart, located in Bldg. 5227. We will check them for serviceability and stock the shelves. These items are provided to base personnel at no cost on a first come, first serve basis. Please call us at 228-5588 or visit us at Bldg. 5227.

 

NARFE Chapter 1874 to meet

Current and retired Federal employees, spous-es, guests, and visitors are invited to join NARFE Chapter 1874 at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 6865 N. Thornydale Dr. The August meeting will be Aug. 20. (Senior menu $7.95, beverage $2.17.) Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be noon – 1 p.m. The speaker will be a candidate from the Green Party. Contact Valerie H. Davis at 520/908-0774 for more information.




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