Events

February 28, 2014

Community Happenings – February 28, 2014

Every Monday:

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

Every Wednesday:

  • 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.

Nellis Company Grade Officer’s Council: The Nellis CGOC provides a source of social and professional development for all company grade officers at Nellis. Volunteer and leadership opportunities are available as well as the chance to network with other like-minded professionals at Nellis. Monthly meetings are held the last Thursday of every month at Robin’s Roost in the Club from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (702) 652-9623.

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.

The legal office expands appointment availability: The legal office has expanded its appointment availability to better serve you. Appointments are now available 9-11 a.m., and 1-3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9-11 a.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.

Air University temporarily suspended: The Air University has temporarily suspended all active duty enrollments in the NCO Academy Distance Learning Academy Distance Learning Course. Active cuty students who were enrolled in the course have been dis-enrolled. The course is open only to reserve and guard members at this time.

Work out group: Work out with the AM-Extreme Group at the Warrior Fitness Center. Classes include: Insanity and Ab Ripper, 5:15-6:20 a.m., Mondays and Fridays in the Cardio Room; P90X, 5:15-6:20 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Cardio Room; and YogaX, 4:40-6:20 a.m., Wednesdays at Racquetball Court three. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Armelyn Braceros at armelyn.braceros.2@us.af.mil.

Transition Assistance Program: The airman and family readiness center has scheduled Transition Assistance Program Workshops for 2014. The workshop is designed to teach students how they can apply their military-acquired skills in the civilian sector and prepare for their next career.  Classes run 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and are scheduled for:

  • March 10 to 13 and 24 to 27
  • April 7 to10 and 21 to 24
  • May 5 to 8, 12 to 15 and 19 to 22
  • June 2 to 5, 16 to 19, and Jun 30 to Jul 3
  • July 14 to 17 and 28 to 31
  • Aug. 4 to 7, 18 to 21, and 25 to 28
  • Sept. 8 to 11 and 22 to 25
  • Oct. 6 to 9 and 20 to 23
  • Nov. 3 to 6 and 17 to 20
  • Dec. 1 to 4 and 15 to 18

To register, call (702) 652-3327.

SCUBA Certifications: Feb. 28, 6 p.m. at the Warrior Fitness Center. Cost is $355. This SCUBA certification package begins with the orientation class at 6 p.m., Feb. 28 at the Outdoor Adventures classroom. The class will last about three-hours. The three-hour pool session will be at the Warrior Pool at 6 p.m., March 6. The open water certification will take place at Lake Mead at a date and time coordinated between the student and the instructor. All books, equipment and instruction are provided for you to obtain certification. If you are a no-show or unable to complete the initial pool session you may be charged a pool fee for the makeup pool session(s).

Talking Money with you Honey: March 2, 9 a.m-noon at the airman and family readiness center. Do you and your “honey” often have different ideas on how you spend your money and what you spend it for? Become aware of the differences, assess your individual “money history” and learn to compromise with your “significant other. For more information and registration, call (702) 652-3327.

ATV Ride: March 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at outdoor recreation. This guided two-hour ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) ride along the rugged trails in historic El Dorado Canyon departs Outdoor Recreation at 11 a.m. with an estimated return of 3 p.m. Cost is $110.

STOMP – Specialized Training of Military Parents: March 5, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the airmen and family readiness center. STOMP provides parents with individual assistance and information about parents’ rights and responsibilities in achieving special education services for their children, plus much more! For more information and registration, call (702) 652-3327.

Resume Tips and Job Search: March 5, 9-11:30 a.m. at the airmen and family readiness center. Get the latest trends on resume styles; learn interviewing techniques and how to network. For more information and registration, call (702) 652-3327.

Moving Out of the Dorms: March 6, 10 a.m.-noon at the airmen and family readiness center. Determine what you have and what you need to set up housekeeping, and figure what it will actually cost you to live off-base besides rent and utilities. Project a budget for living off base and learn how to start your BAH. For more information and registration, call (702) 652-3327.

FREE Deployed & Remote Family Dinner: March 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Crosswinds Dining Facility. Meet and socialize with other deployed and remote families and get a night off from cooking. For more information and registration, call (702) 652-3327.

Irish Four-Ball Golf Tournament: March 9, 8 a.m.-noon at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course. Tournament starts at 8 a.m. with a shot-gun start. Entry price is $45 for members and $55 for non-members. Price includes green fee, cart fee, range, prizes and lunch. Make your own teams. Format will be a modified best ball. For more information, call (702) 652-4497

Land Sailing: March 9, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. at outdoor recreation. Join outdoor recreation for a day of land sailing on the dry lake bed near Primm, Nev. The land sailing craft is easy to set up and sail, even for those with no prior experience. Safety helmets and gloves will be provided or you may bring your own. You may bring a lunch or be prepared to purchase food at a stop along the way. Cost is $60 for land sailing and transportation. PLAYpass eligible

Deployment Seminar: March 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the airman and family readiness center. Learn to build coping strengths and provide emotional support to one another during the deployment. Children will be able to make memory boxes and lunch will be served. For more information and registration, call (702) 652-3327.

Shamrock 5k Run: March 15, 7-8 a.m. at the Warrior Fitness Center. Prizes will be given.

Fern Canyon Hike: March 16, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at outdoor recreation. Join a guided hike into Fern Canyon. This is a five-mile round trip hike with two miles of open desert and the rest consisting of scrambling, boulder hopping and several crossings of a year-round stream. There is a 700-foot elevation gain that is slow and steady. The hike will take approximately three-hours to complete. This hike is not appropriate for children under 12. Water, snacks and shoes with good grip are a must. Gloves are very helpful. Cost is $10. PLAYpass eligible

Job Fair: April 17, 9 a.m.-noon at the airman and family readiness center. Representatives from a variety of local and out-of-state businesses will be on hand. Bring your resume and other necessary paperwork. For more information, call (702) 652-3327.




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