Events

September 21, 2012

Community Happenings – September 21, 2012

Tyndall Ave. closure due to construction: A small segment of Tyndall Ave., directly in front of Building 441, will be closed to through traffic from approximately Sept. 17 through Oct. 5 due to construction. Utilities will be installed into a new hangar facility during this time. Detour routes will be posted, utilizing Griffis Ave. and Rickenbacker Ave., to drive around the construction. For more information please call the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron at 652-2301.

2012 National POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony: Nellis, Creech and Nevada Test and Training Range will host the 2012 National POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony today at 9:30 a.m. at Freedom Park. A post-reception will be held at The Club following the ceremony.

2012 Las Vegas Air Force Ball: The 2012 Las Vegas Air Force Ball will be held at the Bellagio Grand Ballroom on Sept. 22. Tickets are currently on sale. More information can be found at http://www.vegasafball.com.

Skin Cancer Screening: The Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center Family Medicine Clinic will provide active duty, retirees and dependents skin cancer screenings Sept. 24 from 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. For more information contact (702) 653-3256.

2012 Olympia’s U.S. Air Force Xtreme Fit Challenge: The Olympia’s U.S. Air Force Xtreme Fit Challenge, the ultimate test of physical skill, mental toughness and unfailing team work. Held at Olympia Weekend on Sept. 28-29 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall in Las Vegas, Nev., teams from the U. S. Air Force will engage in a battle for dominance on the most grueling fitness courses ever devised. Each team will compete head-to-head, pitting their strength, endurance and mental aptitude against each other for the chance to come out on top and earn the title, the 2012 Olympia’s U.S. Air Force Xtreme Fit Challenge Champion! If you’re up for the test of your life and think you have the team to get the job done, enter the Olympia’s U.S. Air Force Xtreme Fit Challenge now! Open to all active military personnel. More info: www.MrOlympia.com. Team Registration: Contact Tech. Sgt. Charles Davis, 1-(801)-910-5716.

Information Tickets and Travel: ITT has information on Las Vegas and surrounding points of interest. If you have any questions, we will find the answer! Tickets are on sale for most of the Las Vegas showrooms on the World Famous “Strip”. We sell dozens of tours and we have Front-of-the-Line and VIP packages to the hottest Night Clubs. Movie tickets are available for Galaxy and Regal theaters located all over Las Vegas. For more information on special tickets and tours, visit ITT at 4311 Carswell Ave., Nellis AFB, or call them at 652-2193. Normal days of operation are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Party Rock Open: Party Rock Open debuts in Las Vegas at the Darling Tennis Center, and is holding a military appreciation day is Sept. 27. The event is a Tennis tournament. Active Duty military members who show their ID will be admitted free of charge.

Private Organization Lottery Meeting: The Private Organization Lottery Meeting for the 2012 Open House will take place Tuesday, Oct. 16. At 7:30 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Outdoor Recreation classroom. For more information e-mail Leah Docter at Leah.docter@nellis.af.mil.

Force Support Events Sept. 2012

Every Day:

  • Breakfast will be served Monday – Friday from 6 – 9 a.m.
  • Social Hour Monday – Friday 4 – 6 p.m.

Every Monday:

  • Ready Set Grow at Airman and Family Readiness 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday:

  • Taco Tuesday at The Club and the Time out Sports Lounge 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday Night Scramble at Golf Course 5 p.m.

Every Wednesday:

  • Storytime at Library 10:30 a.m.
  • Wine Down Wednesday at The Club and the Time Out Sports Lounge 4 -6 p.m.
  • Steak Night at the Time out Sports Lounge 5 -7 p.m.

Every Thursday:

  • Dollar Daze at Bowling Center 4 p.m.
  • Cook Your Own Steak at Time Out Sports Lounge 5 p.m.

Every Saturday:

  • Deployed Family Bowling Special 3 p.m.
  • Club Vibe 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Upcoming Events:

Deployed Spouses supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from 11 a.m. to noon the first and third Monday of each month. For more information call (702) 652-3327.

For more information, see the 99 FSS website http://www.nellisforcesupport.com/




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