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December 5, 2013

Local Briefs December 6, 2013

Retiree’s Will Night

Dec. 12, 4 – 7 p.m.

The legal office will be offering a Retiree Wills Night on Dec. 12, from 4 – 7 p.m. Retiree Will Nights are held twice a year as a way to provide estate planning to retirees. To make an appointment please call 520-228-4912.

Retired Officers’ Spouses Club

Dec. 12, 11 a.m. – Skyline Country Club

The Tucson Retired Officers’ Spouses Club will hold its Holiday Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 12 at Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrews Dr., located off Swan Rd., one mile north of Sunrise Dr. This year’s theme is “Handmade Holidays,” and members are encouraged to bring a handmade holiday decoration to display, or tell us about your favorite holiday recipe or custom.  Social hour begins at 11 a.m., with lunch served at noon. The price of the luncheon is $24, cash only please. Reservations with entrée choice are due by noon Monday, Dec. 9 by calling Virginia Gearhart, 290-8286 or Lynn Shelley, 298-9112. Any spouse or widow of a retired military officer is invited to join the Tucson ROSC. There are no membership dues. For more information, please call Chairperson and luncheon co-hostess Rita Dennis at 577-1741.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees to meet

Jan. 13, 2014, 11 a.m. – U-Like Buffet

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Chapter 55, will hold their monthly luncheon meeting on January 13, 2014, at the U-Like Buffet, 330 South Wilmot Road, Tucson, AZ 85711.  The luncheon starts at 11 a.m. and ends about 1:30 p.m.  There will be a presentation followed by a business meeting. Current and retired Federal employees, their spouses, guests and visitors are welcome. Attendees pay for their lunch, usually less than $10. For further information please call 751-2017.

Love & Logic Parenting Classes

Would you like to learn skills for raising responsible children? Love & Logic makes parenting fun rather than frantic. FREE Love & Logic classes are being offered at Borman Elementary School on D-M. Classes will run from Nov. 6 – Dec. 19, from 3-5 p.m. Free child care will be available for ages 3 and up (to 5th grade). Please call 520-584-4618 to sign up.

Money on the Road Program

Money on the Road is an Airman & Family Readiness program designed to bring financial readiness/counseling TO YOUR unit! Our counselors can teach classes and be available for one-on-one counseling or to answer general questions. We tailor our visit to your unit specific needs. You provide a temporary location for us and we provide efficient financial counseling services. If your unit is interested in our Money on the Road program, please call us 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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