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September 6, 2013

Local Briefs September 6, 2013

For additional events and on-going, scheduled activities see the Community Calendar at www.irwin.army.mil or the FMWR site at http://fortirwinfmwr.com/

Ongoing

SKIES Unlimited encompasses instructional programs for children and youth ranging from six weeks old to adolescence. Sign up your child for Reading and Math tutoring, Piano and Vocal lessons, Karate or Dance. Call 380-7751 for schedules and pricing.

Rod and Gun Club. If you’re a gun enthusiast, go hunting, or like to fish, help put this club together with Sgt. 1st Class John Antes. Antes is seeking anyone interested in building the club, which would operate a shooting and archery range on post. The club would also organize fishing and hunting trips. Contact Antes at 380-6372 or john.r.antes.mil@mail.mil.

Sept. 9

Lewis Elementary School Town Hall and Community Service Council meeting. 10 – 11 a.m. Freedom Fitness Center.

Sept. 9-13

Spouse Resiliency Training. 8:30 a.m. to noon. Sleepy Hollow Community Center. Register at www.fortirwinfmwr.com/resiliency. Call 380-5165.

Sept. 10-11

Operation Rising Star auditions. 6 p.m. Samuel Adams Grille. Download your application at www.fortirwinfmwr.com. For more information call 380-3509.

Sept. 13-15

Bye-Bye Furlough Lot Sale. Commissary parking lot. Over the top savings on the products you use most and great selections! Also, check out the fantastic savings inside the store, the Seafood Roadshow and Mini Farmers Market.

Sept. 14

September Sweat 2k/5k. 8 a.m. Freedom Fitness Center. Love to run? Cost is $3 if you pre-register at one of the gyms or $5 the day of the event. Questions? Call 380- 3685.

Sept. 17

Deadline to sign up for the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Softball Tournament and Home Run Derby. Tournament is Sept. 21 at the Fort Irwin Softball Complex. Cost is $250 per team, not to exceed 15 players per team. To register, contact Sgt. 1st Class Robert Dachenhausen at (254) 291-5766 or robert.e.dachenhausen.mil@mail.mil.

Sept. 18

Goodwill Military Appreciation barbecue. 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Kyle Coyote Spray Park. The Goodwill Southern California Transitioning Veteran Employment Program is celebrating nearly one year of service at the NTC and Fort Irwin by hosting a military appreciation barbecue with food, beverages, prizes and honored speakers. Co-hosted with the Army Career and Alumni Program. For more information call 380-9057.

National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sandy Basin Community Center. This year’s theme is “Serving and Leading our Nation with Pride and Honor.” The guest speaker will be Col. Luis Rivero, deputy commander of MEDDAC, here. Cultural displays and food sampling will be available.

Sept. 26

Fort Irwin Job Fair. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sandy Basin Community Center. If you are looking for a job, or would like to explore your career options, this is an opportunity you can’t miss. Employers will be accepting resumes, answering your questions and doing on the spot interviews. For more information call 380-5165.




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