Events

January 10, 2013

Local Briefs

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Focus on Fathering

Jan 11 to Mar. 1, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Learn about child development, connecting with your child, parenting when you are apart, discipline and more. Eight different workshops will be offered. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Maximize Your Tax Refund 

Jan 15, 10-11 a.m. and noon – 1 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Learn ways to not only get more back in taxes, but also increase your financial readiness by making your refund work for you. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Stay and Play

Every Wed starting Jan. 16, 9:30-11 a.m. – Desert Dove Chapel

This is a new program for parents and children ages birth to five years. Features open play-time, parent-child activities, circle time, parenting support and education. Registration is not required. For more information, call 321-1500.

Baby Basics 

Jan. 16, 10 – 11:30 a.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Military members and their spouses in third trimester of expectancy are invited to attend. Topics include: the importance of budgeting, parenting skills, child safety and more. Participants will receive a free baby bundle full of items. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Divorce in Arizona & Child Support

Jan. 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Learn how to file for divorce in Arizona plus get up-to-date Child Support info from the AZ Attorney General’s Division of Child Support. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Hearts Apart Skate Country 

Jan. 20, 10 a.m.-noon, Skate Country, 7980 E 22nd St

Come out and join us for free roller skating at Skate Country. This is a private event for Hearts Apart participants. Call 228-5690 to register by Jan. 18.

Basic Investing 101

Jan. 22, 10-11 a.m. and Noon-1 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

This class is designed to provide objective and general investing information. If you have an emergency savings and are ready to take it to the next level, this class is for you. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Understanding Sections of the IEP

Jan. 24, 5:30-7 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Free special education workshop presented by Kathy Gray-Mangerson, Parent Information Network Specialist with the AZ Dept of Ed. Pre-registration is required. Call Tiffany at 228-5690 to sign up. Parents are encouraged to bring a copy of their child’s latest IEP to review.

Reintegration & Welcome Home Banner Event

Jan. 28, 4:30-5:30 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Is your loved one coming home soon? Food and drinks will be provided, along with all banner making supplies. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Managing Your Credit

Jan. 29, 10-11 a.m. and noon-1 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Designed to cover all aspects of your credit, from establishing, building & repairing credit to understanding the pros and cons of having credit. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Society of Military Widows to meet

The Society of Military Widows will meet for luncheon and business meeting at noon on Jan. 19, at Atria Bell Court Gardens, 6653 E. Carondelet. For your reservations, please, call Virginia Lind Sanborn 721-8091, 10 days prior to the meeting. Also, we will be collecting gifts for the babies shower.

PLAYpass available at the Airman & Family Readiness Center The PLAYpass Program provides deployed-affected Single Airmen and Air Force families respite from the challenges of deployment. Single Airmen returning from deployment and families of deployed members can receive special discounts and rewards to help make their deployment easier. PLAYpass offers discount cards that provide members and eligible family members the opportunity to participate in Force Support Squadron programs (e.g., Outdoor Recreation, Youth Programs, Bowling, Golf) for free or at a reduced cost.  Each card is valued in excess of $500. PLAYpass cards may be picked up at the Airman & Family Readiness Center, Bldg 2441, from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mon-Fri. For more information or to find out if you are eligible for PLAYpass, visit www.MyAirForceLife.com or call the A&FRC at 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.




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