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.




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