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September 6, 2012

News Briefs – September 6, 2012

Community Calendar

The following events are displayed in the Community Calendar at www.irwin.army.mil. Check out the calendar online to view many more events for the month of September.

TODAY

Fort Irwin Shopping Tour

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Transportation to Walmart, The Home Depot, and Tanger Outlets

Army Community Service, 380-3598/4781

TOMORROW

Unit flag football league open enrollment

Freedom Fitness Center, 380-3685

SATURDAY

Annie Oakley Skeet and Trap Competition

Noon – 6 p.m. $30 per person

Outdoor Recreation, 380-4327

SUNDAY

NFL Football Sunday Ticket

Enjoy exclusive food and drink specials during the games.

Shock Wave, 380-8646

MONDAY.

Newcomers Orientation Welcome (N.O.W)

8:30 a.m. – noon. Sandy Basin Community Center

Register for childcare at 380-2757/2270

Army Community Services, 380-3598

TUESDAY

Patriot Day (9/11) Prayer Service

12-12:30 p.m. Center Chapel

WEDNESDAY

Exceptional Family Members Group meeting

9 – 10 a.m. The Forum, building 1200

EFMP, 380-3698

Roadmap to Success Career Fair for middle school and high school students

1:15 – 3 p.m.

CYSS, 380-8412

Youth And School Activities

Middle School Activities

Thursday: Cooking Club: Paparazzi Club

Friday: Art Club

Monday: Fall Water Color Art

Tuesday: New-Newtonian (Cornstarch) Goo

Wednesday: Sports Club/ S mart Girls Club & Ultimate Journey

Hours: Monday through Friday, 3:15-6 p.

 

Teen Activities

Friday: Paint A “T”

Saturday: Roller Skating at SAS

Hours:

Friday, 6-11 p.m.

Saturday, 3:30-11 p.m.

Sundays and holidays, closed

More information: Zev Paul at 380-3732

Community Service Council highlights

Highlights from the Aug. 20 Community Service Council. The CSC is held once a month at Ingall’s Recreation Center. Check it out in person or tune in to KNTC and listen at 88.3 FM. The informational flyers are available at www.irwin.army.mil.

Sept. 8 and 15

“Quilt as You Go” class

1 – 4 p.m. $25 per person

Arts and Crafts Center, 380-

Sept. 12, 19, 26

Abra Cadabra Magic

4-5 p.m. Building 1315. Learn a magic card trick. Make a dollar float.

EDGE Program, 380-

Sept. 18 – 19

Army Family Team Building

“Bloom where Planted

Education Center, 380-8422

Sept. 15

Mission Beach and Belmont Park Trip

10 a.m. to midnight. Transportation $25 for adults; children 13 and under, $18.

Register by Sept. 11.

Outdoor Recreation, 380-4327

 

Oktoberfest

German food and beer; games and contests.

5 p.m. until closed.

Shockwave, 380-8646

 

Additional briefs

Red Cross Station
Saturday – Youth Bake Sale at Landmark Inn, 3 p.m.
If you have any questions or you would like to volunteer call 380-3697 or stop by the Red Cross Station at building 566.
Child & Youth Fee
On October 1, the Army Child & Youth Fee Policy for School Year, fiscal year 2012-23, will be implemented. The School Year 2012-13 Army Child & Youth Fee policy is based on Department of Defense policy and will be implemented for installation operated CYS Service programs. By law, military child care fees are based on total family income (TFI), not military rank or civilian grade. Military services subsidize fees on a sliding scale for every Family regardless of rank, pay grade or income.
The School Year 2012-13 Army Child & Youth Fee Policy addresses patron fees for Child Development Centers (CDC’s), School Age Care (SAC), Family Child Care (FCC), Middle School & Teen programs, SKIES Unlimited Instructional programs, Youth Sports & Fitness, and Army Community Based programs.
The Army Child & Youth Fee Policy began transitioning to single child care fees for each TFI category in School Year 2010-11, with a three-year individualized phase plan for each installation. The Army’s School Year 2012-13 planned target fees were adjusted to comply with updated DoD fees and fee ranges.
We have yet to receive the new official fee schedule from Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation at Installation Management Command, but we wanted all our patrons to know that a change in fees is pending final approval. We will share the new fee schedule as soon as it is received.
Should you have any questions in the meantime, contact your Center Director or the CYSS Coordinator at 380-2268.




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