Events

March 27, 2012

In Brief, March 23, 2012

Blue Cross Blue Shield Q&A

A representative from Blue Cross Blue Shield will be available 10 to 11:30 a.m. today in Bldg. 1150, Room 1163, to answer health care coverage questions for federal civilian employees. For more information, call Kristina Rightweiser at (623) 856-2120.

Lose weight

Get up in elevation to get down in pounds in a Phoenix to Flagstaff competition. Do cardiovascular exercise from April 1 through 30. Registration is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the HAWC, Bldg. 700. Prizes will be awarded. For more information, call (623) 856-7531.

Spring Fest

Spring Fest 2012 is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 at Fowler Park. Easter egg hunts, craft and gift faire, kid’s zone, car show, trackless train, games, food and a yard sale are included. For more information, call (623) 856-7152.

Cookbook for sale

The Luke Officers Spouses Club is selling a new cookbook, “Taste of Friendship,” composed of members’ favorite recipes. Cookbooks are $15 each. To place an order, e-mail Barb Meyer at barbmeyer2001@yahoo.com.

Police, fire games

The 2012 Arizona Police and Fire Games are coming to Tucson April 11 to 14. Events include CrossFit, flag football, basketball, powerlifting, rifle marksmanship and more. All law enforcement, fire and military active-duty, Guard and Reserve members are invited to attend. Dependents, parents and siblings may also participate. The cost is $55 per person. For more information, visit http://www.azpolicegames.com.

Women’s History Month luncheon

The Women’s History Month luncheon is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Club Five Six. Guest speaker is Mary Peters, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation. For more information, call 2nd Lt. Tyner Apt at (623) 856-3684.

Ladies Night Out

Bowl, eat and get pampered at Ladies Night Out 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Thunderbolt Lanes. Unlimited cosmic bowling, beauty consultants, vendors and food are included for $12.99 per person. For more information, call (623) 856-6529.

Volunteer recognition

A volunteer recognition ceremony is 10 a.m. April 12 at Club Five Six to honor volunteers and recognize the impact of their service. Luke Air Force Base organizations that rely on volunteers are asked to submit nominations no later than March 19 to 56fss.fsfr@luke.af.mil for the following categories: military, nonmilitary, military retiree and youth. For more information, call (623) 856-6550.

Reduced switchboard services

Due to reduction in funding and manning, the Air Education Training Command Consolidated Telephone Operations in San Antonio is reducing switchboard services. Effective Sunday, the CTO will not be manned between 10 p.m. and 3 a.m. That means there will be no live operators during this time period. Manned telephone switchboard operation services will be phased out completely by end of fiscal 2012. For more information, call 56th Communications Squadron at (623) 856-7299.

Log pro banquet

The Logistics Professionals banquet is 11:30 a.m. April 26 in Bldg. 945. Tickets are $6 per person. To purchase tickets or for more information, call Master Sgt. Jerry Martinez at (623) 856-3857.

Days of Remembrance event

The 2012 Days of Remembrance is April 19 with events scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stories of rescue presented by guest speakers and book signings will be 9:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Club Five Six and 1:40 to 3:30 p.m. at the Luke Chapel Annex. A luncheon is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Club Five Six. For more information contact Chaplain (Capt.) Kenya Thomas at (623) 856-6211.




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


 
 

 
new-dt

Exercise Exercise Exercise: Active shooter on base

The City of Goodyear, Glendale, El Mirage and Surprise fire departments, the Professional Medical Transport Ambulance Service, and the South Ambulance Service worked together with the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Services ...
 
 
140816-F-BI157-115

Chiseled muscles compete

Competitors take the stage Saturday in the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center 7th Annual Bodybuilding and Figure Competition. Jessie Keller, sixth from the left, won the figure tall portion, while Barbara Anderson, fifth...
 
 
DT-140808-F-LW839-100

Singaporeans celebrate peace, prosperity on national day

Children catch live goldfish during the celebration.   The 425th Fighter Squadron celebrated the National Day of Singapore Aug. 8 at Luke Air Force Base. The annual celebration is held in August to commemorate Singapore’...
 

 
DT-140704-F-EC705-300

Freedom Fest Celebration

Photos by Senior Airman Devante Williams The sky was bright with fireworks July 4 over Luke Air Force Base at the annual Freedom Fest, which drew more than 2,000 spectators. The show, set to music, was the finale of the base’...
 
 
18-140529-F-NQ441-038

APAH month luncheon celebrates cultures

Arathi School of Dance students perform an Indian dance form called Bharat Natyam at the APAH Month luncheon. Bharat Natyam is one of the oldest devotional classical Indian dance forms.   Performers from the Filipino-Ameri...
 
 

Exchange Patriot Family Pet Contest is cat’s meow

A bird in the hand may be worth two in the bush, but the latest Luke Air Force Base Exchange Patriot Family Pet Contest is focused on all manner of furry and feathered friends. The exchange will reward $250 in gift cards to four lucky pet owners. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday shoppers...
 




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