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March 1, 2013

FMWR Briefs – March 1, 2013

Cochise College Rodeo set for this weekend

Saturday and Sunday, Family and MWR, the Sierra Vista Riding Club and Cochise College will host the Cochise College Rodeo at Wren Arena, Fort Huachuca.

Saturday, gates open at 8 a.m. for slack rodeo, and the performance will start at 2 p.m.; Sunday, Exceptional Rodeo starts at 10 a.m.; cowboy church at 12 noon; and the Championship Round will start at 2 p.m.

The rodeo is open to the public and will feature saddle and bareback bronc riding, steer wrestling, tie down roping, team roping, bull riding, barrel racing, breakaway roping and goat tying.

Kids of all ages can enjoy Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Free Petting Zoo from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Active Duty military and children 5 and under will be admitted free. Advance tickets for the general public are on sale now for $7 at Murr Community Center, Fort Huachuca, and at Cochise College, Sierra Vista and Douglas Campuses. Tickets will be $8 at the gate.

For more ticket information, call 533.2404.

Don’t miss All Army Boxing

All Army Boxing is set to return to Fort Huachuca’s Barnes Field House, with preliminary bouts set for March 7 and championship night set for March 9. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bouts start at 7 p.m. all three nights.

Boxers from installations around the world will compete for a spot on the 2013 All Army Team.

All Army Boxing is free and open to everyone. For more information, call 533-3246.

FAP schedules new classes

The Family Advocacy Program at Army Community Service will offer several new classes, including:

Tuesdays from 1 to 2 p.m., join them for a 1-hour discussion on healthy alternatives for domestic violence; Wednesdays at noon they hold a 45-minute “mindfulness” session, designed to increase attention and focus, and decrease stress reactions; and Thursdays beginning at 11 a.m., they offer a parenting class that focuses on learning new ways to discipline. The FAP also offers a management class monthly.

For more information on any of these classes, call Elaine Maher, FAP Manager at 520.533.6873 or ACS at 533.2330.

Vendors needed for Fest of SW

Family and MWR is looking for food, craft, novelty and other vendors for the Festival of the Southwest, to be held April 19, 20 and 21 at Veterans Memorial Park, Sierra Vista.

For more information, call Amber Kinslow at 533-2404 or 266-8033.

Join TMAC for lunch

Thunder Mountain Activity Centre invites everyone to join them for their short order menu, served Mondays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes burgers, sandwiches, quesadillas, soup, salads and other sides. Items are individually priced.

Tuesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., diners can enjoy TMAC’s lunch buffet. Cost of the lunch buffet is $8.95 for adults or $4.50 for children 5 to 11 years old. All buffets include salad bar, desserts, rolls and a non-alcoholic beverage.

For more information, call 533.3802 or 533.7322.

MWR Rents has Phoenix Suns NBA tickets

Family and MWR’s Rents has vouchers available for discounted tickets to Phoenix Suns basketball games.

Rents has also scheduled the following Phoenix Suns NBA Basketball game trips: March 9, Suns versus the Houston Rockets, cost $35 for ticket, $50 for ticket with transportation; and March 20, Suns versus the Indiana Pacers, cost $40 for ticket, $55 for ticket with transportation. A limited number of tickets are available with transportation.

For more information, call 533.5607 or stop at MWR Rents, Bldg. 70914.

Murr has tickets for Renaissance Fest

Murr Community Center has discounted tickets available for the Renaissance Festival, which runs now through March 31 at Apache Junction, Ariz.

Stop in at Building 51301 to purchase, or call 533.2404 for more information.

New barbershop open at Desert Lanes

The Corner Barbershop, located inside Desert Lanes, Building 52010, is now open for business. Stop in for a haircut!

Call 456.6614 for more information.

 




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