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November 16, 2012

News Briefs – November 16, 2012

Combined Protestant service

The Protestant Chapel Community will hold a combined service Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel 2 Sanctuary.

Commissary closure

The Edwards Commissary will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. All hours
through the rest of the weekend will remain the same.

December Training Day change

The December training day for Edwards AFB has been moved from Dec. 3 to Dec.
10. In conjunction with this change, the 412th Medical Group will be open
for normal business Dec. 3 and closed Dec. 10.

Retirement Ceremony for Donna Satterlee

Donna Satterlee is retiring Nov. 30 after 36 years of federal service. An informal ceremony for her will be Nov. 29 in Bldg 1600’s conference room 101 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for anyone wishing to stop by and wish her well in her retirement. Cake and punch will be served.
For more information, call Mike Conn at (661) 277-6375.

California City Little League signups

Early bird sign-ups for Cal City Little League will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Dec. 1. The cost is $70, and sign-ups will be held at the ACE Hardware store. Parents must bring three types of appropriate identification of residency and birth certificate of player.
For more information, call Scott at (760) 677-9021 or (661) 810-7187.




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