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August 3, 2012

News Briefs | August 3, 2012

 
 

IN MEMORIAM

Laura “Flag Mama” Froehlich

1949–2012

Survived by husband Lawrence, daughter and son-in-law Laurice and Don Souron, and two granddaughters.

 
 

 

 

 INTRAMURAL BOWLING LEAGUE COACHES TO MEET

The 2012/2013 intramural Bowling League is tentatively scheduled to begin, Sept. 10.

The next coaches’ meeting will be held in the conference room of building 430, 10 a.m., Aug. 13.

Letters of intent are due no later than Aug. 13. For more information, contact Pamela Smith or Marco DeFelice at 951-655-2284.
 

SIGN UP FOR THE 752 MDS GOLF TOURNEY

The 752nd Medical Squadron will hold its first annual golf tournament at the General Old Golf Course, 16700 Village West Drive, Riverside, Calif., 9:45 a.m., Sept. 7. Trophies and prizes will be awarded for first place contestants. For payment and registration information, contact Staff Sgt. Blake Bartee at 562-458-6477 or Senior Master Sgt. Tammy Haro at 951-655-5628.
 

ARE YOU READY TO GET DIRTY?

The second annual Defenders Dash Mud Run 2012 will be held at the largest mud pit in southern Calif., 16791 Davis Ave., Riverside, Calif., 8 a.m., Sept. 15. For more information on registration dates and costs, contact Maj. Al Knapp at 951-655-3379, Capt. John Jordan at 951-655-7075 or Capt. Mark Johnson at 951-655-5448. You can also visit the website at www.defendersdashmudrun.com.
 

THE MARCH IDOL TALENT SHOW NEEDS YOUR TALENT

The 5th Annual March Idol Talent show will be held at the March Air Reserve Base Cultural Center, 5 p.m., Sept. 8. Auditions for the show will be held on Aug. 5 and 19, at 1 p.m., in the Daedalian room at the club. For more information on the show and auditioning, contact Senior Master Sgt.Tammy Haro or Tech. Sgt. Renita Turner at 951-655-5167/5628.
 

452 AMW MILITARY BALL

The 452d AMW Military Ball will be held Nov. 17, at the Pechanga Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway. Room reservations can be made at www.penchaga.com or call 877-711-2WIN, option 1. Participants are required to use group/block code: SUSAF1112 and mention, USAF 452d Military Ball group, when reserving.  Deadline for reservations is Oct. 17. Limited rooms have been blocked and are on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt. Krause at 951-655-2685 or email at karen.krause@us.af.mil.
 

ATTENTION MARCH RUNNERS!

According to the Hilton Garden Inn (as of July 25), there are 24 rooms left in our reserved block. The last date to reserve a room at the discount rate is August 1. For more information on availability or to inquire about lunches for the flight to the marathon, contact Chief Master Sgt.Terry L. Luzader, chief, NAF Aviation Resource Functional Manager at 951-655-7608.
 

COMMISSARY CLOSING AND GRAND OPENING

The March ARB commissary will close early at 2:30 p.m., Aug. 12, and remain closed until August 14. The commissary will have its Grand Reopening, Aug. 15, at 9 a.m., with special promotions, giveaways, drawings, cake and food. For more information, contact Phil Ruiz at 951-653-2206, ext 105.
 

FREE ADMISSION TO BLUE STAR MUSEUMS

Blue Star museums will be offering free admission to military and their dependents until Sept 3. The museums are a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blues Star Families, DOD and more than 1,800 museums across America. For more information, visit www.arts.gov/national/bluestarmuseums/index2012.php
 

452 FSS HOSTS FUN RUN TO BENEFIT WOUNDED WARRIORS

The Wounded Warrior 5K/10K Run/Walk will be held at the Fit-2-Fight track, Aug. 7, at 7 a.m. Medals and T-shirts will be awarded. Participants can register at the Fitness Center or email request to pamela.smith.2@us.af.mil. Donations will benefit the Wounded Warrior Foundation.
 

SEPTEMBER YELLOW RIBBON EVENT

Registration will soon open for the September Yellow Ribbon event. The event will be held Sept. 14 to 16 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and will host programs, resources, referrals and services to minimize stress on families during all phases of deployment. For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Margarita Jimenez at 951-655-2571 or email at margarita.jimenez@us.af.mil.
 

5K RUN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The March Fitness Center, America’s Kids/Adult Run and the First Sergeants’ Association are hosting a 9/11 Remembrance 5K on the morning of the Military Appreciation Picnic, Sept. 8. The event will begin with registration at 6:30 a.m. and the 5K will start at 8 a.m. Volunteers are needed to assist with set-up/tear down, manning of water stations, registration, distribution of T-Shirts and timekeepers. To volunteer, contact Master Sgt. Karen Stanley-Wolfe at Karen.stanleywolfe@us.af.mil or 951-655-7053. Runners are encouraged to preregister at www.americaskidsrun.org. Registration is open now!
 

452 AMW ASSUMPTION OF COMMAND

Maj. Gen. Mark A. Kyle, commander, 4th Air Force, cordially invites you to attend a ceremony at which Col. Samuel C. Mahaney will assume command of the 452nd Air Mobility Wing on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. in Hangar 2306. Military members will wear the uniform of the day.
 

MARCH ARB CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW

The 452nd Aircraft Maintenance squadron will be holding the 7th annual March Metal Car and Motorcycle show, Sat., Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Phil Tibbs at philip.tibbs@us.af.mil.
 

COME JOIN US AT WEIGHT WATCHERS

All Team March employees and their family members are invited to attend complimentary Weight Watchers meeting every Thursday, noon at Aces Sports Bar in the Hap Arnold Club. Current members include civilian, military, men and women. Group members also pair up for walking and other fitness-related activities. So far, as a group, we have lost more than 300 pounds. For more information, call Linda Welz at 951-655-2862 or email linda.welz@us.af.mil.
 

HEALTHCARE ASSISTANCE FOR UNINSURED AIRMEN

Airmen without health care insurance can utilize NeedyMeds, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit information resource devoted to helping people in need find assistance programs to help them afford their medications and costs related to health care. Their website has databases such as Patient Assistance Programs, Disease-Based Assistance and a current list of 1040 free clinics in Calif. For more info visit www.needymeds.org/free_clinics.taf?_function=list&state=ca.




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