4 march 2013 1 abct weekly newsletter

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  • 1. 4 March 2013 1ABCT Weekly Newsletter: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1ABCT. You can always stay up to date with local events by going to 1st Infantry Division page at http://www.riley.army.mil/default.aspx or if you are having issues reading this you can click on this link to read the weekly news at http://www.riley.army.mil /UnitPage.aspx?unit=1bct. We are always up and posting new information on Facebook! Join us on the Official 1ABCT Facebook page at www.facebook.com/1HBCTDEVILBRIGADE?v=wall&ref-sgm.Fort Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is now available athttp://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.aspx. In addition to the Current News page there are Garrison Commander’sCommunity Corner articles at http://www.riley.army.mil/DocumentList.aspx?lib=GC-Corner**Just Added** The Great Escape Expo March 9 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.**Just Added** 1-1 BSTB will be hosting a Spring Fling with an Egg Hunt for the Battalion to start off Spring! WHERE: atBldg 7270 on Bamford Street (the BN Annex on Custer Hill). [Wear weather appropriate outerwear]**Just Added** CL Open Flag Football**March 6, 2013 Long PFC**Just Added** Paintball Open Play ODR. Mar-May: Sat & Sun, 10am-2pm. Prices are based on a four hour block of time andvary depending on if you use your personal equipment ($10/Person) or use our rental equipment ($13/Person includes 200rounds of paint). You’re required to use our field grade paintballs at a cost of $37 per box (2000 rounds).**Just Added** Spring Fling – Spring Break Pool Party. March 18 - 22. Join the Eyster Pool staff in celebrating Spring Break!Each day brings a different theme, filled with a variety of activities, games and prizes! Family $10 single day, $25 a personfor the entire week, $5 single person per day or $15 week.**Just Added** EDGE! Guitar. March 8, 2013 @ 4:15 pm - 6:45 pm. Every Friday, excluding federal holidays, school outdays and spring break, from 1615-1745 at Bldg 5800 Thomas Ave. CYSS welcomes youth in grades 6th-12th to come andparticipate in EDGE! Guitar. Youth must be registered with CYSS and parents must sign participation permission slip.Register for EDGE! Guitar at Bldg 5800 or CER Bldg 6620. EDGE! Guitar is free to youth in grades 6th-12th. Minimum of five(5) youth sign-ups is required to conduct EDGE! Guitar.Call 239-9885 for additional information.**** For more information on other events go to http://rileymwr.com/main then scroll down to the view calendar tab, click on it andthen view the various events going on within each week. You will find dates, times and the locations with contact information.**** For other events and news updates you can visit http://www.manhattancvb.org/CurrentEvents.aspx?EID=4125 orhttp://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=1bct.
  • 2. Fit4life• After your daily workout, log yourworkout time at the gym’s front deskor every hour spent working out, youearn 2.3 miles.• Be the first to finish the 141 mileIronman Hawaii and win…Prizes areawarded to those who reach thehalfway point.• Full Name• Telephone number• Email• Status* Above information is how it is shown on the webpage .
  • 3. 1-1 BSTB will be hosting a Spring Fling with an Egg Hunt for the Battalion to start off Spring! WHEN: 6 April 2013 @ 11am WHERE: BLDG 7270 BAMFORD STREET (BN Annex-Custer Hill) Wear weather appropriate outerwear, Baskets for eggs.There will be activities for the kids: Egg Relay, Fishing Game, Egg Toss, Balloon Animals and much more! Even the Adults will have fun activities! Food: each Family Member/Company will provide as follow: HHC, BDE: Drinks HHC 1-1 BSTB: Hotdogs & Buns A Co: Chips B Co: Drinks C Co: Desserts Requesting each parent donate a bag of candy as we will be filling 1000 plastic eggs for an Easter egg hunt for those children attending. Please drop off your candy donation (Non-Chocolate individually wrap to the Battalion FRSA in Bldg 7410 Bamford Street Room 129 by 1500 (3pm) on April 3rd. RSVP to the BN FRSA, Helen Day at 785-240-4337 or helen.day@us.army.mil or Company Representative by 29 March with total number attending event!