Events

October 11, 2013

Community Happenings – October 11, 2013

Every Monday:

  • Ready Set Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m.

Every Wednesday:

  • Storytime at the Library 10:30 a.m.
  • Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m.

Every Thursday:

  • Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m.

Every Friday:

  • Social hour at the Robin’s Roost 4 p.m.

EFMP Parent Support Group

Share common experiences unique to special needs families and learn about new information and resources. We meet the third Wednesday of every month at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

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 11 a.m. to noon the first and third Monday of each month. For more information call (702) 652-3327.

Combined Federal Campaign: It’s that time a year again. The 2013 Combined Federal Campaign runs through Dec. 15 across Nellis and Creech Air Force Base’s. Anyone interested in donating to the CFC may donate online at http://www.cfcnca.org/ or contact one of the representatives listed below.

99th Air Base Wing: Capt. Jennifer Cowie or Senior Master Sgt. Jumaane Izzard.

57th Wing: Capt. Matthew Lyon

505th Test and Evaluation Group: Capt. Mark Wuertz or Maj. George Melliza

53rd Test and Evaluation Group: Senior Airman Jason O’Neal

New Nellis lodging  rates: Nellis lodging will charge new rates starting Oct. 1. The new rates include $56.00 for visiting officer quarters, $42.25 for visiting Airman quarters, $60.50 for temporary lodging facilities, $63.75 for large TLFs, $58.75 for distinguished VOQs, $44.75 for distinguished VAQs and $61.50 for large distinguished VQs.

The legal office expands appointment availability: The legal office has expanded its appointment availability to better serve you. Appointments are now available 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Friday. Due to the expanded appointment availability, walk-in hours are no longer available. To book an appointment, call the legal assistance phone line at (702) 652-7531.

Oct. 11: Pre-separation/VA Benefits briefing, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 15: Resume Tips and Job Search, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 16: Start Your Own Business, 9 a.m. to noon. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 16: Moving Out of the Dorm, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 17: FTAC Resilience Training, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 17: Right Start – Newcomers Orientation at the Club, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 17: Healthy Relationships, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 18: Pre-separation/VA Benefits briefing, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 19: Fall Harvest Carnival: The Fall Harvest Carnival is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 19 at the Child Development Center on John Chapman parkway. There will be food for sale, games to play, prizes and free entry to the carnival.

Oct. 21: Town Hall meeting: There will be a Town Hall meeting to discuss the creation of an on-base charter school 6 p.m., Oct. 21 at the Base Theatre. Parents are highly encouraged to attend.

Oct. 21-24: Four-day TAP Workshop, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct 21: FTAC Personal Financial Readiness, noon to 4 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct 21: Reintegration briefing, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 22: Pre-deployment briefing, 8 a.m.-noon. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 24: FTAC Resilience Training, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 24: Right Start – Newcomers Orientation at the Club, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 24: Healthy Relationships, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 25: Pre-separation/VA Benefits briefing, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 28: FTAC Personal Financial Readiness, noon to 4 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 28: Reintegration briefing, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 29-30: Two-day Boots to Business, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 29-31: Three-day Resilience Training, 7:30 a.m. to 4:3 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 30: Personal Finances for First Duty Station Officers, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 31: FTAC Resilience Training, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 31: How to Apply for Federal Jobs, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Oct. 31: Right Start – Newcomers Orientation at the Club, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to sing up, call (702) 652-3327.

Nov. 5: NAF Health Expo: The 99th Force Support Squadron will host a NAF Health Expo 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 5 at the Nellis Club. The event is open to everyone and will include free samples and giveaways.




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