Events

April 12, 2012

News Briefs April 12, 2012


Community garden club seeks members

There will be a meeting of the Fort Irwin community garden club tomorrow at 5 p.m. at the Coyote Activity Pavilion next to the skate park.  All are welcome.  No gardening experience is necessary.  New members have the opportunity to shape the direction of this new club and to garden a plot located near the blue track on Inner Loop Road.  For more information, call Suzanne Wiese at 760-470-9565 or email Suzanne.m.wiese@gmail.com. 

 

Lt. Dan Band visit cancelled

Gary Sinise was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a traffic accident resulting in injuries that have required him to cancel appearances in his upcoming scheduled USO concerts on April 13, 14, and 21 at Twentynine Palms, Fort Irwin and Camp Lejeune. We hope to reschedule these concerts at a later date.

 

EFMP support group meeting 

There will be a meeting of the Exceptional Family Member Program support group Wednesday at 10 a.m. at The Forum, Bldg. 1200.  Parents of exceptional children can meet others in similar situations, network in the community and get information on resources available.  For more information, call 380-3698.

 

Free massage

Memorial Fitness Center will host a grand opening for their new massage therapist from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.  Come receive a complimentary 15-minute chair massage on a first-come, first-served basis.  For more information, call 380-7715.  

We stand corrrected….

In the March 29 issue of the High Desert Warrior, Master Sgt. Edward Vaars was misidentified on page 11, and his biography was switched with that of Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Anderson.  We apologize for the mistake.




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Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC

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