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May 10, 2012

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Army Community Service

Army Community Service Volunteers receive thanks for service

Army Volunteer Corps Coordinator Tracey Clark extends a big ‘thank you’ to all volunteers and their supporters for attending the Volunteer Ceremony on April 18 to recognize the efforts and dedication that resulted in the thousands of hours submitted for 2011. There are currently 615 active volunteers in the Fort Huachuca area, and the group is constantly growing. Volunteers are “The Force Behind the Force.”

 

Brown bag lunch scheduled

Join Army Community Service for a brown bag lunch with guest speaker, Stephanie Orr, the executive director of the CASA Program in Maricopa County. Her passion in life is to prevent and/or decrease child abuse and relationship violence. Orr was named one of the 50 most powerful people in Arizona.

Bring your own brown bag lunch and join the staff at ACS June 7, July 12 and August 9, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. For more information, call Eva Fletcher, 533.0282 or 533.2330.

 

Military Spouse Employment Partnership 

More than 95 civilian companies have joined forces to provide military spouses with continuous employment opportunities. The Military Spouse Employment Partnership is a targeted recruitment and employment solution for spouses and companies that: partners Fortune 500 Plus companies with all military services, provides human resource managers with recruitment solutions – military spouses. MSEP prepares military spouses to become competitive, “job ready” applicants and connects them with employers seeking the essential 21st century workforce skills and attributes they possess. These jobs are posted on MSEPJobs.com.

For more information contact Elizabeth Speck, 533.2437.

 

Parent Tot Playgroup to meet

Parent Tot Playgroup will be meeting at School Age Services 0930-1100 on May 16 and 23, 9:30 – 11 a.m. This summer ACS has reserved space at Expanding Horizons Child Development Center, Building 49055, for June 27 and July 25, 9:30 – 11 a.m. Join the group for a morning of play, games, song, crafts and fellowship. This group is intended for children 3 and younger and their parent.

For more information, call the New Parent Support Program office, 533.7695 or 533.8961.

 

Calendar of events

Spouse Appreciation Day, Friday 6 – 8 p.m. TMAC

Baby Boot Camp, Tuesday 3 – 4 p.m. ACS

EFMP Support Group, Wednesday 5 – 6 p.m. ACS

Parent-Tot Playgroup, Wednesday and May 23 9:30 – 11 a.m. SAS

AFTB Level I, May 18 – 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. ACS

AFTB Level II, May 21.– 22 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. ACS

SOS Support Group, May 18 – 3:30 p.m. – UTC  TBD

Unit Sponsorship Training, May 28   9 – 11 a.m. ACS

Parent University May 24 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.   ACS

Volunteer Management, May 25 10 – 11 a.m. ACS

Brown Bag Lunch, June 7 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. ACS

 




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