MCAS YUMA ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
June 7-8 and June 18-22: The MCAS Yuma Main Gate will be closed for outbound traffic.Â All drivers must use the North Gate to exit the air station. Please take delays in to consideration when planning your travel on and off station, watch for construction workers and expect lowered speed limits during these dates.
Beginning June 11 until completion: Prepare for lane closures approaching the Main Gate from the south on Avenue 3E due to construction between the Main Gate and County 13th St.
A full listing of road closures and detours can be found in the MCAS Yuma Weekly E-news and at www.yuma.usmc.mil.
JULY 4TH HAPPENINGS
The Military Affairs Committee of Yuma and MCAS Yuma senior leadership will recognize the MCAS Yuma Marine and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year at the Yuma Armed Forces Park on July 4th at 7:30 a.m. during a formal Independence Day Flag Raising Ceremony.Â The public is welcome to attend. The park is located at 281 S. Gila St.Â Please contact Don Foltz, the Chairman for the Yuma Military Affairs Committee, at (928)580-6008 for more information.
FIREHOSE 5K FUN RUN
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma is scheduled to host a Fire Hose 5K Fun Run at 6:30 a.m. on June 16, 2012. MCAS Yuma invites the local community to participate in the fun run. During the run fire trucks will be stationed at certain parts to spray runners with the fire hoses. All participants will receive a t-shirt, medal and certificate of appreciation. Participants for the fun run can register at www.mccsyuma.com. A registration fee of $20 is requested for active duty Marines and $25 for all other participants.
SUMMER YOUTH SPORTS CLINICS, CITY OF YUMA
Summer is here and what a better way to spend your summer days than trying a new sport. The coaching staffs of this summerâ€™s sports clinics are ready to teach basic fundamentals of soccer, dodgeball, basketball, football and cheerleading to ages 5 to 14 in any or all of three sessions this summer – all in the air-conditioned Yuma Civic Center. For more information, contact the Yuma Parks and Recreation center at www.yumaAZ.gov.
ARIZONA SPECIAL OLYMPICS SEEKING PARTICIPANTS, COACHES
The Yuma, Arizona Special Olympics is seeking additional youth and adults to participate in upcoming area events.Â Additionally, they are always looking for mentors and coaches to assist with the activities.Â For more information, please contact: Lisa Ball at (928) 341 – 4117 or Lisa@specialolympicsarizona.org.
REMINDER: OFF LIMIT LOCATIONS
Per Station Bulletin 1620,Â dated May 30, the following locations are now off limits for all military personnel at all times:Â 8th Street Smoke Shop; Delyâ€™sÂ Smoke Shop and CMS Smoke Shop.Â The area known as, â€œShit Creek,â€ continues to be off-limits to all military from sunset to sunrise.