Events

May 10, 2013

FMWR Briefs – May 10, 2013

Jazz/wine fest returns tomorrow

Everyone is invited to attend the 3rd annual “An Evening on the Green” Jazz and Wine Festival tomorrow, 4 – 9 p.m., at Brown Parade Field.

Admission is free and includes wine and beer tasting. Purchase bottles of wine and beer or food from the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Arts and craft vendors will offer items for sale. The 62nd Army Band Jazz and the Duane Reilley Jazz Quartets will provide entertainment.

For more information, call 533.5714 or 266.0254.

TMAC to offer Mother’s Day Buffet

Everyone is invited to enjoy Thunder Mountain Activity Centre’s all-you-care-to-eat Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday. Cost, with gratuity included, is $25 per person or $40 per couple; and $12.50 for children 5 – 11. Children, 4 and under, dine for free.

The buffet will feature several gourmet entrees, assorted fresh fruit, seafood, salads, a wide selection of breakfast specialties, vegetables, potatoes, rolls and muffins, pasta and cheeses, plus the dessert buffet.

RSVP by close of business today at Building 70525 or call TMAC, 533.3802 or 533.7322.

MWR will offer free services

Family and MWR will observe Armed Forces Day by offering free or half-price services to active duty, family members and retired military at these facilities: May 17, Family and MWR Rents (533.6707) will offer half-price rentals, and Thunder Mountain Activity Centre will offer their lunch buffet at half price.

May 18, the Arts and Crafts Center (533.2015/533.5550) offers free do-it-yourself time; the Sportsman’s Center (533.7085) provides free paintball field time and free shotgun rental for trap and skeet; the RAP (533.7085/732.9310) has free use of the batting cages; Desert Lanes (533.2849) plans free bowling and shoes; Jeannie’s Diner has free food samples; Buffalo Corral (533-5220) offers a free trail ride; and Mountain View Golf Course (533.7088) provides free golf and cart rental.

All free services will be limited to available time and space to be determined by each facility, so early reservations are recommended.

Register now for indoor triathlon

Sports, Fitness and Aquatics will host the Strong B.A.N.D.S. (Balance, Activity, Nutrition, Determination and Strength) Indoor Triathlon May 18, 8 a.m., at Barnes Field House.

The triathlon is open to all levels and will consist of swim in the indoor pool, ride a spin bike and run on the track. Entrants can register at BFH or Eifler Fitness Center. Entry deadline is Wednesday. Race day registrations will not be accepted.

For more information, call 533.3246 or 533.3858.

FH community invited to Right Arm Night

The next Right Arm Night is set for May 17 starting at 4 p.m. at Murr Community Center. This RAN will feature the University of Arizona Wildcats Coaches’ Road Tour.

Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. Contests and prizes are planned. RAN is free and open to everyone, including Soldiers, civilians, retirees and Family members 18 and older.

For more information, call 533.5642 or 678.4446.

Don’t miss the Soldier Show

The 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show will be presented May 20 and 21, 7 p.m., at Barnes Field House. The theme is “Ready and Resilient.”

Admission is free to all, on a first-come, first-serve basis. It is not necessary to have a ticket.

For more information, call 533.2404 or 533.5714.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Cyber-Security-Scout-Article-06OCT2014

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

U.S. Army graphic by Lawrence Boyd “You Are the First Line of Defense.” That is the message those who are responsible for the defense of the Army’s networks wants to get out to the rest of the Army during National Cyber S...
 
 

Depression awareness showcased during month of October

Stand To! In observance of October as National Depression Awareness Month, the U.S. Army will join several organizations across America to inform the public about the signs and symptoms of depression. The public will learn the importance of seeking treatment and will be provided information about the availability of free online anonymous behavioral health screenings....
 
 

Robin Williams — could someone have helped?

I haven’t been able to talk about it until now, but I was really angry that Robin Williams committed suicide. I have been a fan of Williams since the Mork and Mindy days and always admired how much he had going for him. I knew he had problems, but somehow never considered that suicide could...
 

 
DoD

DOD recognizes commitment to prevent sexual assault

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department Wednesday honored exceptional groups and individuals from each military component who contributed an innovative idea or approach to positively impact sexual assault prevention and response programs. The Sexual Assault Prevention Innovation Award recognizes Service members and DOD Civilians whose work in support of service members has been particularly notew...
 
 

Trick-or-treat hours set for Fort Huachuca Oct. 31

Fort Huachuca Halloween trick-or-treating will take place Oct. 31 from 6 – 8 p.m. for children under 14. Children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Standard access requirements for the installation remain in effect. This includes the requirement that everyone 16 and over entering the installation provide a valid picture identification and...
 
 

VA processes more than 1.3 million veterans’ claims in FY14

WASHINGTON — More than 1.3 million veterans received decisions on their Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation and pension claims in fiscal year 2014 — the highest number in VA’s history, surpassing last year’s record-breaking production by more than 150,000 claims. This second year of record-breaking production comes as VA continues to transform the...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin