FRSA FLASH 15 March 2012Contents of this news letter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event sources. Materialpresented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 2nd BSTB, 2 nd BCT 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 Find us on Facebook 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 10th Mountain Division https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/2nd-Brigade- Special-Troops-Battalion-10th-Mountain- Division/250994961588597If you haven’t already done so, please like us on Facebook as we have several photos of theSoldiers. This is a great way for you to share JRTC pictures with your extended family.
Spring 20122012 Black River Valley Concert Series March 24 ~ Nicole Johndrow, Broadway CabaretMarch 31 ~ Lipone Redding, Unique Artistry**First concert at Lowville Academy, all others at Lewis County Historical Society, 7552 South State St, LowvilleAll concerts at 7:30pm, Tickets $20 at the door, $18 in advance, Season Tickets $100For more information please call (315) 376-8957March 16-18WatertownNorth Country Goes Green Irish Festivalhttp://www.ncirishfest.com/March 17 & 18 and 24 & 25Lowville Area16th Annual Maple WeekendMaple Weekend is a family event...and theres no better way to spend time with family and friends! Five mapleproducers in Lewis County, along with over 90 other maple producers across New York State, will be hosting openhouses for the public to see how Maple Syrup and other related products are made. This family oriented event is sureto delight visitors of all ages. Participants will be boiling sap into maple syrup and many will demonstrate themaking of other maple products...and of course, visitors can sample and purchase maple products. In addition, someof the sugar houses will provide a variety of other activities to make your visit more memorable.The following Lewis County Maple Producers will be participating: Swisser Sweet Maple - Open 3/19, 3/20, 3/26& 3/27 from 10am to 4pm ~ Jason & Barbara Zehr at 6242 Swiss Rd, Castorland NY. (315) email@example.com or visit: www.swissersweetmaple.com Tug Hill Sweets & Treats - Open 3/17,18,24 & 25from 10am to 4pm ~ County Route 163, Copenhagen NY. (315) 408-8100Golden Maple Shanty - Open 3/26 from 10am to 4pm ~ Marvin Widrick at 4836 Sharp Rd, Lowville NY. (315)376-6310 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.mapleshanty.comPierces Sugar Spigot - Open 3/17,18,24 & 25 from 10am to 4pm ~ Karen & Carl Pierce at 11603 Route 812,Croghan NY. (315) 543-2980 email@example.com or visit: www.lcida.org/sspigot.htmlYanceys Sugarbush - Open 3/24 & 3/25 from 10am to 4pm ~ Haskel & Jane Yancey at 7981 Long Pond Rd,Croghan NY. (315)346-6356 firstname.lastname@example.orgMarch 17Sackets Harbor10AM at the Seaway Trail Discovery Center12th annual quilt show...the War of 1812 quilt challenge....at least 75 quilts to be displayed @ Seaway TrailDiscovery Center on March 17 and 18 from 10am to 5pm....$5.00 admissionContactDaryl Or Lynette PHONE- email@example.comMarch 23 – 25WatertownGreat Outdoor Expo at the Fairgrounds YMCA Coffeen Street http://www.greatoutdoorexpo.com/
March 30 & 31Alexandria BayBonnie Castle Resort, Holland St.The Thousand Islands Bluegrass Preservation Societys Eleventh Annual Winter Getaway Weekend. Friday, 7 - 10pm: Delaney Brothers (first Getaway appearance) $10 per person Saturday, 7 - 10 pm: Darren Beachley & HeartTown $10 per person Dave Nichols and Spare Change will open both Friday and Saturday shows. Jamming everyday including Sunday. Guitar Raffle, 50/50 raffles and more. Tickets available at the door. Special room rates beingoffered at Bonnie Castle.March 31CantonThe annual Peter Rabbit in the Park, sponsored by Canton Chamber of Commerce and St. Lawrence University isscheduled for March 31 in the Village park. The event will begin at 12:00noon with the games and cake walk, theegg hunt for ages 4 and under and 5-6 will start at 1:00. There will be a photo area for Peter Rabbit, bring your owncamera or we will take a photo for $2.00. There will be prizes for special eggs and candy in all. If the weather is bad,the event will be moved to the Canton Pavilion, outer Lincoln St. For more information call the Chamber office at386-8255.April 1Sackets Harborwww.playhousecomedy.com, Lake Ontario Playhouse. The worlds most famous mentalist, The Amazing Kreskinwill perform on Sunday April 1 for 2 shows (3:00pm and 7:00pm) at the Lake Ontario Playhouse, 103 W. MainSt..Ticket prices are $30.00 at door and $27.00 if purchased by March 24th..call box office at 315-646-2305..With ashowmans flair, a comedians wit and the capacities of a bona fide mentalist or thought reader, The AmazingKreskin has for 5 decades dramatized the unique facets of the human mind, his own! for more info visit website:www.playhousecomedy.com Contact Michael Kinnie PHONE- 315-778-7795 firstname.lastname@example.orgApril 10Carthage7:00 pm. The internationally acclaimed Dallas Brass will be performing at Carthage High School, tickets availablefor $12 contact Richard Weber at 493-5945April 13-15Clayton40TH ANNUAL 1000 ISLANDS SPRING BOAT SHOW, Cerow Recreation Park ArenaSpring is in the air and the River is calling you. Stop by and see the latest from fishing boats to cruisers. Admissioncharged. Email: email@example.com CHAMBER STAFFPhone: 315-686-3771 - CLAYTON CHAMBERApril 20ClaytonBALLROOM DANCE PARTY FRIDAYS WITH DOUG & BONNIEClayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Dr.Waltz & Mambo $10 at the door. 7 - 10 pm, featuring 1 hour of instruction and 2 hours of open dance.Phone: 315/686-2200 – INFORMATION Links: http://www.claytonoperahouse.comApril 28Watertown10th Annual Taste of the Town 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMDulles State Office Building, Taste of the Town is a fundraiser for Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson Countywith all proceeds to benefit services to victims of violence and crime in Jefferson County.
May 4PotsdamCPS presents National Players: "Of Mice and Men" Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM http://cpspotsdam.org/Event Description: Now celebrating its 62nd anniversary season, National Players brings to life “Of Mice andMen,” a classic tale by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. This tragic and endearing story follows themismatched friendship of two displaced migrant ranch workers, George Milton and Lennie Small, in Californiaduring the Great Depression.May 6Watertownhttp://www.msupstateny.org Event Description Walk MS is a simple but incredibly powerful way for you to sharein the hope for the future. Walk MS is our rallying point, a place and time for us to stand together and to betogether, while raising funds to end this disease.May 20Sackets HarborGREAT STRIDES WALK TO BENEFIT CYSTIC FIBROSIS Held @ Gazebo on W. Main Steet Starts @ 8amand ends 4pm Email: firstname.lastname@example.org MORE INFO Phone: 315-463-7965 - CRISTINA JARDINEMay 26Sackets HarborVILLAGE WIDE YARD SALE Phone: 315-783-2995 - BARB MCKEEVERMay 26Alexandria BayGrape Blossom Festival at Thousand Islands Winery Time: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PMhttp://www.thousandislandswinery.com Event Description: Come help us welcome Spring at the winery during ourGrape Blossom Festival! We will have a pig roast, beer, Thousand Islands Winery Wine, local craft vendors, andlive music! Complimentary wine tastings and winery tours available! Dont miss this fun for the whole family event!May 26 – June 24Sackets HarborSACKETS HARBOR 12TH ANNUAL SPRING ART SHOW Sackets Harbor Arts Gallery 119 West MainStreet Open to the public Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 12:00-4:00pm. Free admission. The ArtsAssociation of Northern New York invites you to come and enjoy the competitive artwork of our local andregional artists. Seven divisions plus youth. Email: email@example.com MARSHA DEMING Phone:MARSHA DEMING - (315) 785-9038 DONNA REPATY - (315) 777-2492Links: http://www.aanny.orgMay 29Sackets HarborTHE WAR OF 1812 STORY FROM A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVESackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site Barn, Hill St., off West Washington St.Join the Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance for their annual meeting with guest speaker MJ John Grodzinski fromKingstons Royal Military College for his presentation at 7pm following the annual business meeting at 6pm. MJGrodzinski teaches history and writes extensively on military topics.Email: box 27, sackets harbor, ny CONSTANCE.BARONE@OPRHP.STATE.NY.USPhone: 315-646-3634 - CONSTANCE BARONELinks: http://www.sacketsharborbattlefield.orghttp://www.sacketsharborny.comhttp://www.nysparks.comMay 30WatertownOpening Day Watertown Farm & Craft MarketDate: May 30, 2012 Time: 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
United Concordia NewsUnited Concordia is no longer being granted the contract for dental coverage forour Uniformed Military Service Families. Instead, as of 1 May 2012 the coveragewill go to Metlife. Ive included a website with all the pertinent information.You can also go and find out which dentists have picked up as a Metlife PPO(Preferred Provider Organization). There are some dentists who are not going tochange over and pick up the dental plan due to the insurance PPO dictating as towhat they will charge.
Therefore, the Carthage Central School District Board of Educationpassed a resolution on February 27 that the instructional calendar willbe modified so that students and instructional staff will not be inattendance on the following dates:March 23, 2012March 30, 2012April 9, 2012May 7, 2012May 24, 2012However, if additional days must be used for emergency closings, thefirst day will be taken on March 23, then March 30, April 9, May 7, andMay 24. In the event of long term emergency closings, the Board ofEducation reserves which makeup days will be used from any scheduledrecess periods and/or holidays, consistent with any language that mayexist in district labor agreements.Contents of this news letter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event sources. Material presented does notrepresent the views or endorsement of the 2nd BSTB, 2nd BCT or the Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. All readers areencouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines.