Events

September 28, 2012

Community Happenings – September 28, 2012

SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE: Any person or persons having claims for or against the estate of Senior Airman Jimmy D. Rivera, should contact Summary Court Officer, 1st Lt. James C. Cantrell, (702) 382-8202.

SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE: Any person or persons having claims for or against the estate of Lt. Col. Richard T. Hauben, should contact Summary Court Officer, Capt. Timothy L. Pitzer, (702) 382-9051 x50922.

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

Base-wide Oktoberfest celebration: The 57th Operations Group will host an Oktoberfest celebration at The Club at 3:30 p.m. today to promote base-wide unity.There will be live music and German food and drinks at the event, and all Department of Defense ID card holders are welcome to attend. For more information about this event, call 653-4548.

Drug Take Back Campaign this Saturday: NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The National Drug Take Back Campaign will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Exchange. Department of Defense beneficiaries will be able to walk up to the booth and dispose of their prescription and over-the-counter medications in a disposal box provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Only solid, oral dosage forms like tablets and capsules will be accepted. There will be no questions asked or counting medications since disposal is purely voluntary. Pharmacy members will be available for medication counseling and may also provide brochures such as Food and Drug Administration disposal recommendations and the Mail Order Pharmacy program. In the past, Nellis AFB collected 104 lbs in April 2011, 116 lbs in October 2011 and 136 lbs in April 2012. The April 2011 collection was DEA lauded no.1 in Nev. The Oct. collection was no. 1 out of Air Combat Command bases. The goal for this event will be to collect 150 lbs. Specific locations of collection sites nationwide can be found in the DEA diversion website at www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov. For more information, contact the pharmacy at 653-3201 or 653-2747.

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, Saturday and Sunday, 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.

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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