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  • 1. 8 JU NE 2012 2-15 FA FRSA FLASHFort Drum Family and MWR Coming Attractions UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 1
  • 2. Recurring Events VMIS 101 Second Tuesday of the 9-10 am AVC 772-2899 Month EFMP Support Group Second Tuesday of the 11:30-1pm EFMP 772-5476 MonthEFMP Autism Support Group Second Friday of the 9-11am EFMP 772-5476 MonthEnglish for Speakers of Other Tuesday & Thursday 9-12pm RELO 772-6566 Languages Catholic Mom’s Group Mondays 10am Main Post Chapel 772-0160 Military Council of Catholic Wednesdays 9:30am Main Post Chapel 772-0160 Women Rosary for Peace Wednesdays 11:30am Blessed Sacrament 772-0160 Chapel Protestant Women of the Tuesdays 9:30am Main Post Chapel 772-5591 Chapel Story Time for Preschoolers Tuesdays & Fridays 10-10:45am McEwen Library 772-9099 Aerobics Fitness Classes Mondays-Fridays Mornings & Call for Current 772-4936 Evenings Schedule Family Nights Tuesdays 5-7pm The Commons 772-6222 Fort Drum Welcome Tour Tuesdays 9am-2pm ACS 772-6566 Safety Orientation Tuesday-Friday 12-5:30pm Automotive Skills 772-5785 Center Fort Drum & Surrounding Area EventsJune 12 & 13: University of Maryland college visit, Education Center Room 145, 10am-3pm 772-0850June 14: US Army Birthday, Free Cake in the Exchange Food Court beginning at 11:30June 15: PSAT Preparation and Assistance, Youth Center 772-6719June 16: Summer Reading Program Kick-off, McEwen Library 772-9099June 16: Army Birthday Block Party, Youth Center 772-6719June 16: FDNY US Army Birthday Ball, 6pm CommonsJune 26: UFC Fight Night, Winner’s Circle 9pm, hosted by BOSS 772-7807June 9 & 10: The St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum will offer active duty and wounded warriorsfree admission to their June Exhibition in Madrid, NYJune 16 & 17: ZOOM at the Zoo Car Show 10am-4pm, New York State Zoo at Thompson ParkMemorial Day—Labor Day 2012: Blue Star Museums offers FREE admission to all active duty military per-sonnel and their families. Visit bluestarfarm.org for more information. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 2
  • 3. Upcoming Trainings/ClassesJune 11: Master Resilience Training 9:30am-12:30pm — ACS 772-0470/2848June 11: Budget and Account Management 9:30-12pm — FRP 772-0050June 11: Resume Writing 9:30-10:30am — ERP 772-9611June 12: Key Caller Training 2-3:30pm & 5-6:30pm — ACS 772-0470/2848June 12: Credit Repair 2-4pm — FAP 772-0050June 13-14: AFTB Level I — ACS 772-0470/2848June 13: Build Your Own Business 9:30-11:30am — ERP 772-9611June 14: Automobile Brakes Class — Automobile Skills Center 772-5785June 19: OPSEC for Families 1-2:30pm — ACS 772-0470/2848June 19: Investing 101 — FAP 772-0050 Volunteers Needed! American Red Cross Independence Day Fireworks Coordinator of Volunteers; 772-7373 Spouses’ Club at Fort Drum Clayton: 3 July, dusk Multiple positions available; 805-448-8112 or Alexandria Bay: 4 July, dusk Katherine.l.i.elwell@gmail.com Sackets Harbor: 4 July, dusk USO Multiple positions available; usovolunteer.org or mmanning@uso.org Fairs Jefferson County: 10 July – 15 July, Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, Watertown Lewis County: 17 July – 21 July, Lowville Fairgrounds, FREE ADMIS- SION, parade & fireworks opening night, www.lewiscountyfair.org St. Lawrence County: Usually the first week of August, Gouverneur, www.gouverneurfair.net NYS Fair 23 August – September 3, www.nysfair.org UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 3
  • 4. Experience the North Country! Farmer’s Markets Watertown, State Office Building, Washington Saturdays, 9am – 2pm; starts the end of June Street Clayton, Frink Park Wednesdays, 6:30am-3pm Thursdays, 4pm – 8pm; starts the end of JuneCarthage, Farmers Market Pavilion, Riverside Drive Cape Vincent, the Village Green Fridays, 7am-2pm Saturdays, 8am – 2pm; starts June 23 Watertown, Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds ~ Destinations ~Watkins Glenn Race Track – races and wine festi- Niagara Falls, Buffalo vals! Lake George – The Great Escape Theme Park Montreal and Quebec Saratoga Springs – Horse Racing & Concerts Finger Lakes Wine Tours (SPAC) Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Old Forge, NY Burlington, VT (Ben & Jerry’s!!!) Adirondacks/ Lake Placid Things to do! Drive-Ins and IMAX State ParksAlexandria Bay Drive-Ins: Did you know there are 25 NYS Parks in the Thou-www.baydrivein.com (double features, tickets prices sand Islands Region?!range from $2 - $6, 6 and under free) www.nysparks.comBlack River Drive-Ins: Offering hiking, biking, camping, golfing, nature trails,www.blackriverdrivein.com (double or tripe features, nature center activities, beaches, pools, kayaking andtickets prices range from $2 - $7, 6 and under free) canoeing!!MOST IMAX Theater , Syracuse Horne’s Ferry, Cape Vincentwww.most.org Ferry to Wolf Island, Canada www.hornesferry.com Zoos Thousand Islands Hydroplane RegattaWatertown – NYS Zoo at Thompson Park Brockville,Ontariowww.nyszoo.org Speeds up to 170mph! 30 June – 1 JulySyracuse – Rosamond Gifford Zoo www.brockvillehydroplaneracing.comwww.rosamondgiffordzoo.org WineToronto, Canada – Toronto Zoo (only about 4 hours Thousand Islands Winery, Alexandria Bayaway) www.thousandislandswinery.comwww.torontozoo.com Coyote Moon Winery, Clayton Strawberry Season www.coyotemoonvineyards.comEnd of June - U-PICS ALL OVER UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 4
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  • 9. Interested in the housing situation here at Fort Drum? Have the desire to influence change? Participate in the 2012 Fort Drumhousing survey! Follow the link below to let your voice be heard: https://www.drumsurvey.org/se.ashx?s=360365077E1F04AD UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 9
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  • 11. Need To Talk To Someone? Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC) 2BCT MFLC Steve Kleilzel 315-955-4823 Personal Financial Counselor—PFC-MFLC Tammy Fink Tammyfink.mhn@gmail.com (315) 486-5770Military and Family Life Consultants (MFLC) provide solution-oriented consultations to in- dividuals, couples, families, and groups. The Military and Family Life Consultant (MFLC) Program is designed to provide support and assistance to active duty Soldiers, National Guard & Reserves, military Family Mem- bers and civilian personnel. Military and Family Life Consultants can help people who are having trouble coping with concerns and issues of daily life. Official Allons Facebook Page: Facebook.com/215FAR.Allons POC for 2-15FA FRSA Flash Alyssa Szuma, BN FRSA Alyssa.e.Szuma@us.army.mil 315-772-5349Contents of this flash are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area eventsources. Material presented does not represent the views or endorsement of 2-15 FA, 2BCT or the Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 11