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January 18, 2013

Local Briefs – January 18, 2013

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.

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.

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.

Basketball Coaches Needed

The D-M Youth Center is in need of basketball coaches for ages 5/6 and 7/8 years. Season runs Jan. 22 to Mar. 16. Training will be provided. If you are interested please call 228-8844/8390 or e-mail Kathy.sands@dm.af.mil.

Focus on Fathering

Learn about child development, connecting with your child, parenting when you are apart, discipline and more. Eight different workshops will be offered at the Airman & Family Readiness Center every Friday through Mar. 1, 2013. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

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.

Stay and Play

Wednesdays, 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.

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.

Social Skills Classes

There are still funds to provide scholarships to families interested in enrolling their children in social skills classes. These classes are designed for children K- middle school, with high functioning autism, Asperger’s ADHD, SPD or learning disabilities. The next classes will run March-May 2013. For more information and an application form, call Tiffany at 228-5690.

STOMP Training

The Air Force is funding a training program for military families, Specialized Training of Military Parents (STOMP). They will be here at D-M March 14-15. If you have a child with special needs, you are highly encouraged to attend. For more information, call 228-5690.




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