Events

September 7, 2012

News Briefs | September 7, 2012


CIVIL ENGINEER CONDUCTS ONLINE TRAFFIC SURVEY

The base Civil Engineer is conducting a transportation survey to evaluate existing traffic conditions and transportation needs at March ARB. This survey is anonymous and will be used to better understand existing  traffic conditions and identify key areas for future improvements. Please visit http://www.gfnet.com/Survey/TakeSurvey.asp?SurveyID=5M06l54J7734G

GIVE BACK BY DONATING BLOOD

The 452nd Medical Squadron is asking March members to “Give the Gift of Live,” by donating blood. The American Red Cross will set set up stations, Sep. 9, in the parking lot at Building 456 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sep. 9.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE GRADUATION CEREMONY

The Annual Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony will be conducted on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 12:30 p.m. The event will be held at the March Air Reserve Base Cultural Center. All members who received their CCAF degree are invited and highly encouraged to participate in the ceremony. For more information or to R.S.V.P., email Shatayne.Acevedo.1@us.af.mil.

SINGER AND MASTER OF CEREMONIES NEEDED FOR MILITARY BALL

Auditions for a Master of Ceremonies and a National Anthem singer for the Nov. 17 military ball will be held Saturday, Sept. 8 at Sally’s Alley. Singing auditions are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Master of Ceremonies auditions are scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon. Those interested should contact Chief Master Sgt. Krause at 951-655-2685 or email her at karen.krause@us.af.mil.

ATTENTION FITNESS INSTRUCTORS!

The March Force Support Squadron is looking for nationally certified yoga and pilates instructors to teach at the Fitness Center. If interested, please contact Pam Smith at 951-655-2668, or email at pamela.smith.2@us.af.mil.

9/11 REMEMBRANCE SERVICE TO BE HELD AT BASE CHAPEL

All March members are invited to attend an informal, but meaningful tribute at the Base Chapel, Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. If you have any questions, contact the Base Chapel at 951-655-2715 or 951-655-4105.

MARCH HOLDS ANNUAL EDUCATION FAIR

The 2nd Annual Education Fair will be held Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Sept. 9, in the Wing Training parking lot. There will be more than 23 schools and universities offering higher education services and programs. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Shatayne Acevedo at 951-655-4442.

KEEPING THE FLAG MAMA SPIRIT ALIVE

Team March members are welcome to join in and pick up where Flag Mama left off, by supporting deploying troops at Hangar 385. Larry and Laurice (widower and daughter) will be continuing Laura’s program. If interested, contact Larry Froehlich, at 951-323-0246, or Laurice Souron at 951-442-9969.

POW/MIA CEREMONY TO BE HELD

March will hold its annual POW/MIA ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center, Friday, Sept 21 at 10 a.m. This year’s guest speaker will be Mr. Cecil Davis, an American POW at Dachau, a concentration camp located in Upper Bavaria, Germany. There will be a reception following the ceremony. All with access to March ARB are welcome to attend.

THE 163 WILL HOLD ITS AIRMAN OF THE YEAR BANQUET

The 163rd Reconnaissance Wing will be presenting its annual Airman of the Year Banquet, Saturday, Oct. 13. The event will be held at the Air National Guard hangar, Building 2305 on Airlift way. The social gathering will begin at 5 p.m. and the official ceremony at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Oberg at 951-655-2741, Tech. Sgt. Aguirre at 951-655-3080, or Senior Airman Paredes at 951-655-2921.

452D AMW MILITARY BALL

The 452d AMW Military Ball will be held Nov. 17, at the Pechanga Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway. Tickets can be purchased from unit representatives. For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt. Krause at 951-655-2685 or email at karen.krause@us.af.mil.

ARE YOU READY TO GET DIRTY?

The 2nd annual Defender’s Dash Mud Run 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.

SEPTEMBER YELLOW RIBBON EVENT

The next Yellow Ribbon event will be held from 14 to 16 Sept. 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.

MARCH ARB CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW

The 452d 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.

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. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Stanley-Wolfe at 951-655-7053 or email her at karen.stanleywolfe@us.af.mil. Runners are encouraged to preregister at www.americaskidsrun.org. Registration is open now!

LEARN TO PREPARE TAXES

Full scholarships are now available to military spouses for the H&R Block Income Tax Course at no charge. Bilingual courses are also available. For more information, visit hrblock.com/class or call 1-800-472-5625. (Note: Use Coupon Code E8D1E7 when enrolling. If the code is not accepted, ask to be transferred to another district that will accept this code).




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