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August 15, 2014

FMWR Briefs – August 15, 2014

MVGC offers ‘monsoon special’

Mountain View Golf Course personnel invite all golfers to join them for the following “monsoon special” now through Aug. 31: Golf before 11 a.m. for $25; Golf after 11 a.m. for $20. Special price includes a cart for 18 holes.  For more information or to schedule a tee time, call 520.533.7088.

Right Arm Night — don’t miss out

The next Right Arm Night is set to start at 4 p.m. Aug. 22, at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Enjoy free finger foods, a pay-as-you-go bar, and win prizes in several drawings and contests.

RAN is free and open to all, including Soldiers, Civilians, retirees and Family members 18 and older.  For more information, call 520.533.5642 or 520.678.4446.

Sesame Street/USO Experience coming to FH

The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families will visit Fort Huachuca Aug. 24 with special shows at Barnes Field House at 2 and 6 p.m.

The show focuses on the challenges of deployments and their impact on military youth. During the performance, Elmo and his Sesame pals will help Katie — a military friend relocating to a new place — open up about her fears and excitement in dealing with change and making new friends.

The shows are open to military ID card holders and their Families. Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis, and it is not necessary to have a ticket.

For more information, call 520.533.5714 or 520.266.0254.

Sign up for the Steelhead Triathlon

Applications are now available for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon which begins at 6 a.m., Sept. 6 at Irwin Pool.

The triathlon consists of an 800-yard swim, 12-mile bike ride, and a 5K (3.1-mile) run. This race is limited to the first 130 registrants. Competition includes individual, as well as male, female, and coed teams of three.  For more information, call 520.533.3246.

Could you be the next ‘Rising Star’?

FMWR is looking for contestants for the 2014 Operation Rising Star contest, a worldwide singing competition, based on the “American Idol” television series. Locally, contestants have the chance to win cash prizes up to $500.

The contest is open to all branches of active duty military, Reserve, National Guard or their military Family members 18 and older. Applications will be available soon on-line at www.OpRisingStar.com. The local competition will be held in September.

For more information, call 520.538.0836 or 520.266.8033

Vendors sought for Fun Festival

FMWR personnel seek food, arts and crafts, novelty and other vendors for the 2014 Fun Festival to be held Sept. 26 – 28 at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista.  For more information, call 520.538.0836 or 520.266.8033.

Active Duty: Free Sea World admission

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ is honoring the men and women of the U.S. armed services through its Waves of Honor™ military salute program.

The program permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per person for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents.  Visit WavesOfHonor.com for program eligibility and to register. For more information, call the MWR Ticket Office at 520.533.2404.

SAC has openings for after-school care

The School-Age Center, located in Building 52056, has several openings in their after-school care program, open to children of military personnel, Department of Defense Civilians and contractors. Children in 1st through 5th grade are eligible.  For more information, call 520.533.7633 or 520.533.7634. To register, call Parent Central Services at 520.533.0738.




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