Events

August 23, 2012

Local Briefs August 24, 2012

Lane Closures

The left in-bound lane to Craycroft Gate is scheduled to be closed Saturday and Sunday, Aug 25-26. The closure is due to the left lane vehicle barrier being painted. Incoming traffic on the left lane will be directed to merge into the right lane after proceeding through Craycroft gate so please anticipate a short delay. Both lanes will reopen on Monday morning.

 

Home Buying 101

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.

 

Short Sales & Other Homeowner Relief Programs

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.

Smooth Move Brief

Aug. 27, 9-10:30 a.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Relocation assistance briefing for Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves. Information presented by TMO, Legal, Family Advocacy, Finance, A&FRC, and the Housing Office. Please RVSP at 228-5690.

 

Heart Link

Aug. 30, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. – Mirage Club

Are you a military spouse? Join us for Heart Link, a spouse orientation program. Information is presented by various DM organizations. Continental breakfast and lunch provided. If you need childcare, please stop by the A&FRC for more information and a childcare voucher. Call 228-5690 for more information. Please RVSP at 228-5690.

 

International Spouses Group

Aug. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Were you born outside of the continental United States? Join us for information, networking, and fun. The theme for our next meeting will be “Discover the Flavors of Puerto Rico”. Children are welcome. Please RVSP at 228-5690.

 

Employment Workshop- Be Prepared! 

Sept. 5, 9 a.m.-Noon – Airman & Family Readiness Center

The A&FRC Employment Workshop will cover topics such as writing a resume, interview suggestions and take you on a tour of USA jobs. Our staff has been trained in the latest developments when applying for employment. Please RVSP at 228-5690.

 

Give Parents a Break 

Sept. 15, from noon- 4 p.m.

The next Give Parent’s a Break will be held Sept. 15, from noon- 4 p.m. at the D-M CDC. For more information, call 228-5690.

 

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 enhance career growth.

Find out some of the volunteer opportunities available by visiting https://dm.eim.acc.af.mil/volunteer. For more information, call 228-5690.

 

Household Hazardous Materials

The Hazmart manages the Household Hazardous 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.

 

DM Enlisted Spouses Association hosts BINGO

Aug. 28, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Hope Chapel

BINGO for Prizes. Hosted by the DM Enlisted Spouses Association. All spouses, Active-duty spouses and Retired spouses are welcome. Please RSVP to president@esadm.com

 

DM Thrift Shop to hold Grand Opening

Join the DM Thrift Shop Sept. 8, 9 a.m.- noon for the Grand Opening featuring the K.C. Monroe Band. The new location is 5085 Flora Street, Bldg. 1226. Consignments are now being taken Tuesday 9 a.m. – noon, Wednesday 9 a.m. – noon and the 1st Saturday of the month 9 a.m. – noon. Donations can be dropped off at the donation room at any time. Please call, 228-2120, for additional information. 




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