ART CONTEST, CABALLEROS DE YUMA
For the upcoming 2012 Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival scheduled for Nov. 16-18, the Caballeros de Yuma is holding an art contest to find this year’s lead art for the festival. The theme for the artwork is hot air balloons and the contest winner will receive $400. Deadline for submissions is Sept. 4. For more information, please visit www.caballeros.org, email email@example.com or call (928) 343-1715.
TUITION ASSISTANCE REMINDER
The end of the fiscal year is approaching so please remember to have all tuition assistance application requests brought to the Education Center (Bldg 598) by Sep. 12 for classes that start between Sep. 13-30. In addition, all TA requests for classes that begin on or after Oct. 1 will be able to be processed after Oct. 1. For any other questions, please contact Cindy Harris at 269-3589 or Melissa Dickerson at 269-5614.
YUMA NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT, RECYCLING SURVEY
The City of Yuma is asking its residential solid waste customers to complete a short survey designed to collect their ideas regarding a curbside recycling program. To take the survey, visit the City of Yuma website at www.yumaaz.gov and click on the survey link under the Hot News section.
2012 SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO MILITARY, SPOUSES, VETERANS
The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) is offering $1000 scholarships (15 in all) to service members and their spouses who are working towards the completion of higher education degrees. For more information, please visit the CCME website at www.ccmeonline.org/scholarships.
MCAS DOVE REGISTRATION
Correction: Registration will only be Aug. 17 AND 24.
Where: Sonoran Pueblo, MCAS Yuma
When: Aug. 17 and Aug. 24
Time: 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Elidgibility Requirements: Active Duty, retired service members, MCAS employees, dependent family members and sponsored guests.
All hunters must bring a valid identification, valid Arizona hunting license with migratory bird stamp. Family members and sponsored guests must be present with individual registering for dove hunt. Any question please contact Mike Waliszewski (928) 750-4777.
2012 Hiring Our Heroes
Please join us for a FREE one-of-a-kind hiring fair sponsored by Hero2Hired (H2H) for job seekers and employers, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center, 7700 E. McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85258. This hiring fair is for veterans, military members currently serving, and military/veteran spouses.
QUICK ASSIST LOANS THROUGH NMCRS
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is pleased to offer Quick Assist Loans (QAL) as a part of a pilot program designed to offer Sailors and Marines no interest loans of up to $500. This specialized program increases the maximum QAL amount from the previous $300 limit and does not impact service member access to society financial assistance of larger amounts as needed to assist with emergencies. The $500 QAL program will be offered through December 31 and is available to eligible active duty Sailors and Marines here at MCAS Yuma and several other Navy and Marine Corps installations. For more information, call (928) 269-2373 or visit http://www.nmcrs.org/quickassist.html.
ID CARD CENTER TEMPORARY CLOSURE
Until further notice, the Station ID Card Center will be unavailable due to network and systems issues. Patrons in need of ID Cards should contact or visit the below alternate locations until the MCAS Yuma center is operational:
YPG (928) 328-2578 (appointment only) Monday through Thursday (closed Fridays) Bldg #501
NAF El Centro 0730-1530 (760) 339-2623, Monday through Friday (recommend calling before driving over) Bldg #214.