Spring 2016 America’s PrepareAthon
Come out to the Exchange 10 a.m.-3 p.m., April 27 and May 5 for Air Force Emergency Management’s Spring 2016 America’s PrepareAthon events on Edwards.
Edwards AFB’s Office of Emergency Management will be at the Exchange’s main lobby playing “Spin the Wheel, Answer a Question, Win a Prize!” The event will help you learn about preparing for emergencies while having fun and winning prizes.
Also, learn more about planning for emergencies and disasters at www.beready.af.mil.
NAPA Auto Parts now open
NAPA Auto Parts is now open at the Desert Mall located at 1100 Kincheloe Ave., Bldg. 7210. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The store features extended ranges of automotive parts, engine oils and chemicals, tools and accessories. It also offers products for towing, trailers, motorcycles, marine vehicles as well as lawn and garden batteries.
Daryl Knudeson will be teaching a women’s breakfast seminar about God’s design for women entitled, “For This Reason.” Come and take a journey with her back to the Garden of Eden to gain a perspective on the challenges many of us face in marriage and how through understanding God’s original design we can find the unity and intimacy every woman longs for. Daryl is a licensed minister, published author, Bible study teacher and conference speaker. Daryl and Jason have been married for 25 years. Jason serves Edwards AFB as the deputy wing chaplain. The seminar will be 9-11 a.m., April 23 at Club Muroc. The cost is $5 which includes breakfast. Seats are limited so R.S.V.P. to Ralph Cantrell at 760-285-7266 or email Ralph.Cantrell@us.af.mil.
Calling all volunteers
The Edwards AFB “Run with History” Half Marathon, 10K and 5K needs your help. This second annual event is May 14 and volunteers are needed to help make this another successful experience for all involved. Volunteers will help with registration, passing out water and encouraging the runners. Volunteers will be needed to work from 5 a.m. until approximately 11 a.m. To signup, email firstname.lastname@example.org. More information and specific job details will be available at a volunteer meeting closer to the date of the run.
During April and May, Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) is offering service members a free second shot at passing an exam. DANTES pays for the first exam, so start studying now! You have nothing to lose except free college credit. This does not apply to College Level Exam Program as that is a different exam program. For more information visit http://www.dantes.doded.mil on the DSST credit-by-exam program, or contact the Edwards Education Center at 661-277-2713.