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  • CLIF NOTES FOR THE FORT DRUM COMMUNITY April 2013 Table of Contents1. AMERICAN RED CROSS (ARC) 14. FORT DRUM MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY HOMES (MCH)2. ARMY CAREER & ALUMNI PROGRAM (ACAP) 15. HOUSING3. ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE (ACS) 16. NORTH COUNTRY SPOUSES’ CLUB (NCSC)4. BETTER OPPORTUNITIES FOR SINGLE SOLDIERS (BOSS) 17. McEWEN LIBRARY5. CHAPEL 18. MEDDAC6. CYSS SCHOOL LIAISON SERVICES (SLS) 19. MONTI PHYSICAL FITNESS FACILITY7. CYSS SKIES 20. OFF THE BEATIN PATH GIFTS (OTBP)8. CYSS SPORTS 21. PARENT TO PARENT (PtoP)9. CYSS YOUTH CENTER 22. PARKS AND RECREATION10. COMMISSARY 23. SAFETY11. DIRECTORATE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (DES) 24. USO - FORT DRUM12. EXCHANGE 25. VETERINARY SERVICES13. FAMILY AND MORALE, WELFARE AND RECREATION (FMWR) 26. VOLUNTEER SUPPORT FUND (VSF) Click the above hyperlinks to go directly to Agency Section in CLIF Notes Section in CLIF Notes1. AMERICAN RED CROSS (ARC) CHERYL DEAN, 315-772-6561• NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Will be held on 1 May, 1:00 pm in the ARC Office, RM B1-35 in Clark Hall, please call to sign upor stop by our office. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.redcross.org Click the hyperlinks Email Address: drum@redcross.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/American-Red-Cross-Fort-Drum/2537058113353402. ARMY CAREER & ALUMNI PROGRAM (ACAP) LORRIE GULER, 315-772-3284• ACAP SEMINARS. Call the ACAP Center at 772-3434/3286 to reserve a seat in seminars. The following seminars are scheduled forMay: o Advanced Resume – 3 May, 9:00 am-11:00 am o Federal Resume – 3 May, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm o Small Business – 14-15 May, 8:00 am-4:00 pm o Advanced Interview – 17 May, 9:00 am-11:00 am o Education – 28-29 May, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm• FORT DRUM ACAP CAREER FAIR – 2 May, 10:00 am-2:00 pm at The Commons. The spring career fair typically brings in up to 100employers, schools and service organizations! This fair is open to everyone and you will find opportunities in the local area as wellas nationally and globally.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? ACAP: www.acap.army.mil Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/DrumACAP3. ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE (ACS) CATHY FERRAN, 315-772-4979• MILITARY SPOUSE APPRECIATION DAY: 9 May, Remington Park. For more information, call 772-4979April 2013 CLIF Notes 1
  • DATES TO REMEMBER April 2013 4/3 CLIF (Meeting Cancelled) Electronic Distro Only 4/4 USO Month of the Military Child Ice Cream Social 1400-1600 USO 4/9 Month of the Military Child Proclamation Signing 1800 The Commons 4/10 For Father’s Only Class 0800 ACS 4/12 DFMWR Luau 1830-2130 The Commons 4/17 Holocaust Days of Remembrance 1130 The Commons 4/18 Annual Volunteer of the Year Ceremony 1700 The Commons 4/19 Retirement Ceremony 1600 Main Post Auditorium 4/20 Earth Day 5K Fun Run/Walk 0900 Magrath Sports Complex 4/24 Family Support Huddle 1000-1130 Eagles Nest 4/24 Civilian of the Quarter Luncheon 1130-1300 The Commons 4/25 Volunteer of Month Ceremony 1100-1130 The Commons 4/26 Division DONSA 4/27 National Prescription Take Back Day 1000-1400 ExChange Lobby 4/27 Taste of the Town 1100 Dulles State Office Building 4/27 Warrior Run- USO Military Appreciation Wave 1300 Labrador Mountain-SYR 4/29 Arbor Day Celebration 1000-1030 Chapel Drive CDC May 2013 5/1 CLIF 1000 The Commons 5/2 ACAP Career Fair 1000-1400 The Commons 5/3 VSF International Food Festival 1630 The Commons 5/8 Fort Drum Information Town Hall Meeting 1030-1200 The Commons 5/9 Military Spouse Appreciation Day 0900-1500 Remington Park 5/12 Mother’s Day Brunch 1100-1330 The Commons 5/15 Armed Forces Day Luncheon 1200 Hilton Garden Inn 5/16 Volunteer of the Month Recognition Ceremony 1100-1130 The Commons 5/16 NCSC Board Induction & Luncheon 1200 The Commons 5/18 Watertown Armed Forces Day Parade 1000 Watertown th 5/18 17 Annual Youth Fishing Derby 1200-1600 Remington Park Cranberry Pavilion 5/18 USO Big Band Bash 1900-2300 Watertown Elks 5/22 Family Support Huddle 1000 Eagles Nest 5/23 Division Safety Day Run 0700 Hays Hall 5/24 Division DONSA 5/27 Memorial Day- Federal Holiday 5/29 Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage 1130-1300 The Commons Month Observance 5/30 Mountain Remembrance Ceremony 1630 Memorial Park 5/31 Retirement Ceremony 1600 Main Post Auditorium*The Dates to Remember is not an all inclusive list of the wonderful events happening here on Fort Drum. Please take advantage of using the Preview,the Mountaineer, the 10th Mountain Division, MWR, ACS Facebook pages, Fort Drum website and other various avenues to learn about all thehappenings here on Fort Drum. As of 4/1/2013
  • June 2013 6/5 CLIF 1000-1100 The Commons 6/5 AUSA Annual Birthday Dinner 1800-2100 The Commons 6/7 Fort Drum Education Graduation 1900-2100 The Commons 6/9 US Army Soldier Show 1500-1700 Magrath Gym 6/12 For Fathers Only Class 0800 ACS 6/13 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1100 The Commons 6/14 Army’s Birthday/Flag Day 6/20 Fort Drum Riverfest Alex Bay 6/21 Division DONSA 6/24-28 Mountainfest Week 6/25 Annual Mountain Remembrance Ceremony 1000-1100 Memorial Park 6/26 Family Support Huddle 1000-1100 Eagles Nest 6/26 Salute to the Nation 1700-1800 Division Hill 6/28 Retirement Ceremony 1600 Main Post Auditorium*The Dates to Remember is not an all inclusive list of the wonderful events happening here on Fort Drum. Please take advantage of using the Preview,the Mountaineer, the 10th Mountain Division, MWR, ACS Facebook pages, Fort Drum website and other various avenues to learn about all thehappenings here on Fort Drum. As of 4/1/2013
  • DATES TO REMEMBER April 2013 4/3 CLIF (Meeting Cancelled) Electronic Distro Only 4/4 USO Month of the Military Child Ice Cream Social 1400-1600 USO 4/9 Month of the Military Child Proclamation Signing 1800 The Commons 4/10 For Father’s Only Class 0800 ACS 4/12 DFMWR Luau 1830-2130 The Commons 4/17 Holocaust Days of Remembrance 1130 The Commons 4/18 Annual Volunteer of the Year Ceremony 1700 The Commons 4/19 Retirement Ceremony 1600 Main Post Auditorium 4/20 Earth Day 5K Fun Run/Walk 0900 Magrath Sports Complex 4/24 Family Support Huddle 1000-1130 Eagles Nest 4/24 Civilian of the Quarter Luncheon 1130-1300 The Commons 4/25 Volunteer of Month Ceremony 1100-1130 The Commons 4/26 Division DONSA 4/27 National Prescription Take Back Day 1000-1400 ExChange Lobby 4/27 Taste of the Town 1100 Dulles State Office Building 4/27 Warrior Run- USO Military Appreciation Wave 1300 Labrador Mountain-SYR 4/29 Arbor Day Celebration 1000-1030 Chapel Drive CDC May 2013 5/1 CLIF 1000 The Commons 5/2 ACAP Career Fair 1000-1400 The Commons 5/3 VSF International Food Festival 1630 The Commons 5/8 Fort Drum Information Town Hall Meeting 1030-1200 The Commons 5/9 Military Spouse Appreciation Day 0900-1500 Remington Park 5/12 Mother’s Day Brunch 1100-1330 The Commons 5/15 Armed Forces Day Luncheon 1200 Hilton Garden Inn 5/16 Volunteer of the Month Recognition Ceremony 1100-1130 The Commons 5/16 NCSC Board Induction & Luncheon 1200 The Commons 5/18 Watertown Armed Forces Day Parade 1000 Watertown th 5/18 17 Annual Youth Fishing Derby 1200-1600 Remington Park Cranberry Pavilion 5/18 USO Big Band Bash 1900-2300 Watertown Elks 5/22 Family Support Huddle 1000 Eagles Nest 5/23 Division Safety Day Run 0700 Hays Hall 5/24 Division DONSA 5/27 Memorial Day- Federal Holiday 5/29 Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage 1130-1300 The Commons Month Observance 5/30 Mountain Remembrance Ceremony 1630 Memorial Park 5/31 Retirement Ceremony 1600 Main Post Auditorium*The Dates to Remember is not an all inclusive list of the wonderful events happening here on Fort Drum. Please take advantage of using the Preview,the Mountaineer, the 10th Mountain Division, MWR, ACS Facebook pages, Fort Drum website and other various avenues to learn about all thehappenings here on Fort Drum. As of 4/1/2013
  • June 2013 6/5 CLIF 1000-1100 The Commons 6/5 AUSA Annual Birthday Dinner 1800-2100 The Commons 6/7 Fort Drum Education Graduation 1900-2100 The Commons 6/9 US Army Soldier Show 1500-1700 Magrath Gym 6/12 For Fathers Only Class 0800 ACS 6/13 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1100 The Commons 6/14 Army’s Birthday/Flag Day 6/20 Fort Drum Riverfest Alex Bay 6/21 Division DONSA 6/24-28 Mountainfest Week 6/25 Annual Mountain Remembrance Ceremony 1000-1100 Memorial Park 6/26 Family Support Huddle 1000-1100 Eagles Nest 6/26 Salute to the Nation 1700-1800 Division Hill 6/28 Retirement Ceremony 1600 Main Post Auditorium*The Dates to Remember is not an all inclusive list of the wonderful events happening here on Fort Drum. Please take advantage of using the Preview,the Mountaineer, the 10th Mountain Division, MWR, ACS Facebook pages, Fort Drum website and other various avenues to learn about all thehappenings here on Fort Drum. As of 4/1/2013
  • • RESILIENCE TRAINING: Module 1: 15 May, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm, ACS. For more information, call 772-2848/0470. View our ACS Resilience Flier here. • ARMY FAMILY TEAM BUILDING (AFTB) SPRING MARATHON: 20-24 May, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, ACS. For more information, call 772-9229. View our AFTB Spring Marathon Flier here. • FORT DRUM BUSINESS NETWORK GROUP: 28 May, ACS 5:00 pm-7:00 pm, For more information, call 772-9611. View our ERP Business Network Group Flier here. • VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH CEREMONY: 23 May, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, The Commons. For more information, call 772-2899 ACS CALENDAR: including all April events can be found by clicking this link: May ACS Calendar. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com/ArmyCommunityService.htm Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/FortDrumACSOutreach 4. BETTER OPPORTUNITIES FOR SINGLE SOLDIERS (BOSS) MICHELLE RODEN, 315 772-7807• BOOT 5K FUN RUN AND WALK: Will be held on 25 May, 9:00 am at Magrath Sports Complex upper parking lot. Get your boots onfor the 5K Boot Run to celebrate our military. This race gives our runners the message of camaraderie and gratitude for those whoserve our nation. Click here for the 5K Boot Run Flier.• BOSS CENTERS: What do the boss centers have to offer for you? Well...let me tell you! Xbox and PS3 with games, free Wi-Fi,movies, large screen tvs with cable, movie theater, computers with CAC card capability, outdoor patio and pavilion, volunteeropportunities, upcoming events and so much more! Click her for the BOSS Center Flier.• BOSS MEETINGS: BOSS Representatives are invited to participate in a BOSS meeting. Here you will learn about upcoming eventsthat BOSS is hosting or supporting, volunteer opportunities and an opportunity to bring up any quality of life issues. Ask your brigadeBOSS Representative when your next meeting is going to be held. Click here for the BOSS Meeting Flier. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com/BOSS.htm Click the hyperlinks Email Address: michelle.m.roden.naf@mail.mil Facebook: www.facebook.com/fortdrum.boss 5. CHAPEL CAROL BURKE, 315-772-4451 • INSTALLATION COMMAND CHAPLAIN: A chaplain is always as close as a phone call away at 772-5591. After duty hours, call 772- 5647 and ask for the duty chaplain. • RELIGIOUS EDUCATION SUMMER BREAK: will break for the summer on 19 May. Be sure to watch for fall registration! • CATHOLIC 1ST COMMUNION: will take place 11 May at 5:00 pm Mass. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Email: carol.a.burke.civ@mail.mil Click the hyperlinks 6. CYSS SCHOOL LIAISON SERVICES (SLS) MICHELE CARLTON/TERRI SPENCER 772-3214/1311 • MAY BRINGS MULTIPLE ARMY MOVES: Please consider your childs education when planning your move. Contact the SLO office for the phone number of the SLO at your next PCS station for the best transition. • SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS: May 21st is the budget/board of education seat vote for all school districts. Everyone 18 years old by 21 May is an eligible voter for a school district. You do not have to file your income taxes in NYS, you do not have to own property in NYS, and you do not have to have children in school to vote. Please contact the SLO office if you are unsure of which school district you are eligible to vote in. • KINDERGARTIN REGISTRATION: Many schools hold kindergarten registrations in May. Your child is eligible to attend kindergarten in the fall if he/she turns 5 on or before December 1st 2013. Mandatory education begins at age 6. If you choose to not put your child in kindergarten at age 5 you may hold that child back for one year. Contact your SLO for information on your school or click the following link to take view an information paper on local school district 2013 Kindergarten Registration Dates. April 2013 CLIF Notes 2
  • NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com Click the hyperlinks Email: michele.l.carlton.naf@mail.mil or terri.l.spencer6.naf@mail.mil7. CYSS SKIES DEB KENNEDY, 315- 772-6551• DOODLEBUGS AND PEEWEE PICASSO ART PROGRAMS: Tuesdays each week in May; Doodlebugs is for Parent/Tots ages 2-3 andruns from 1:00 pm-1:30 pm, and PeeWee Picasso is for parents/preschoolers ages 4-5 and runs from 1:45 pm-2:15 pm. Studentswill learn basic art concepts and work with different mediums each week as they practice using glue, sissors, tape, paint, andfollowing directions. Cost per program is $25.00 per month.• CLAY 101 AND HANDBUILDING: Students in grades K-12 can learn about clay and how to use the equipment in the classroom.CLAY 101 is a mandatory class and is offered every Monday in May from 5:00 pm -5:45 pm. Cost for the intro class is $5.00 perstudent, and needs to be taken only once. Handbuilding classes are every Thursday in May from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm, and costs$15.00 per class. Students make different projects each class, and will be able to bring projects home after they are fired in thekilns.• CREATIVE LEARNING SERIES: A fun twist on educational programming – The Building Zone is held Thursdays in May. Solvebuilding problems and challenges with Legos, Zoob, Erector Sets and many more building supplies. Class time is 5:30 pm-7:00 pm.Cost per month for the program is $20 per youth ages 10-18. Coming in June – Creative Writing Fun.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com/SKIES.html Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/FortDrumSkies Email: deborah.l.kennedy14.naf@mail.mil8. CYSS SPORTS JON BURNARD, 315-772-4102 • START SMART RUNNING: registration for ages 3-5 starts 26 April 2013 and is ongoing through June. Click here for YouthCalendar - 2013 Youth Calendar th • FALL SOCCER: Registration for ages 4-12 will begin May 28 . Click here for Youth Calendar - 2013 Youth Calendar • BRITISH SOCCER CAMP: Registration will be during the month of May for ages 5-16. Click here to visit website British Soccer Note: The Sports Office has moved to the old Youth Center Building P-10790 on Chapel Drive. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com/YouthSports.htm Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/FORT-DRUM-MOUNTAINEER-CYSS-SPORTS/214490878183 Email: Jonathan.m.burnard.naf@mail.mil9. CYSS YOUTH CENTER STEVE FERGUSON, 315- 772-6717• DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE: Is scheduled for 4 May. This program is open for youth in grades 6th-12th and runs from 5:00 pm-7:00pm. The educational program will include trivia, video and online interactive stories from survivors. There is no cost for this event.• MIDNIGHT SPORTS: Is held on 10 May. The program is open for youth in grades 6th-12th and runs from 8:00 pm till Midnight.Cost of the event is $3.00 for members and $5.00 for non-members. A school picture ID is required.• ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE CELEBRATION: Is scheduled for 22 May. This program is open for youth in grades 6th-12thand runs from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. Educational programs and activities will be held as well as a food sampling. There is no cost forthis event.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com/YouthServices.htm Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Drum-CYSS-YouthProgram/370723860409 Email: steven.a.ferguson.civ@mail.milApril 2013 CLIF Notes 3
  • 10. COMMISSARY PATTY MUSHTARE, 315-772-6185• MAY CASE LOT SALE: has been cancelled due to the pending furlough. The Commissary will have sidewalk sales during the nicedays so look forward to some GOOD DEALS for the Memorial Day weekend.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.commissaries.com/stores/html/store.cfm?dodaac=hqcney Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/YourCommissary11. DIRECTORATE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (DES) CHIEF JULIAN, 315-772-4483• FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION: The Directorate of Emergency Services Fire Division will be holding Fire Education classes on 20 June,5 September and 5 December. Start time is 9:00 am at bldg 219. The classes will focus on emergency evacuation and proper fireextinguisher use. For Further information, contact Fire Prevention at 772-4702.•REMINDER: We just turned our clocks ahead, so it is time to change your batteries in your smoke detectors!• SPRING IS HERE: With the weather improving, there will be more children out playing in the housing areas. Use caution and abideby the speed limits.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Click the hyperlinks Email: todd.m.julian.civ@mail.mil12. EXCHANGE KEN LIMTIACO, 315-773-5631• MAIN STORE: Fun Events scheduled for May-- 11 May- Mother’s Day Crafts and Estee Lauder, Lancôme, and Clinique—make overevent for Mothers from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm; 18 May- Armed Forces Day Parade, Spring is fast approaching, visit the Exchange for all ofyour outdoor living needs!• MAIN FOOD COURT: Subway-Featured Sandwich Smokehouse BBQ Chicken Sandwich, Smokehouse BBQ sauce, Shredded Cheeseand your choice of veggies. Captain D’s- Add a delicious order of Lobster Bites to any combo for just $.99!! Manchu Wok- New dishblack pepper beef noodles, red and green peppers, tender beef strips and a black pepper sauce on a bed of noodles. Anthony’sPizza- Hot Hawaiian Pizza, bacon, pineapple, onions, and jalapenos topped with mozzarella cheese for that sweet and spicy kick!Charley’s- Hot Hawaiian Sub, chicken, peppers, pineapple, and jalapenos and a sweet sauce cooked to perfection and served up justfor you.• EXCHANGE MALL: GNC and Exchange Mobile Wireless will be participating in the Family Fun Fitness Festival. Mother’s Day isright around the corner, shop the Exchange for great gifts for Mom!NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.shopmyexchange.com Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/AAFES.BX.PX13. FAMILY AND MORALE, WELFARE AND RECREATION (FMWR) HAROLD GREER, 315-772-5685• MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH: 12 May, Buffet Brunch at the Commons 11:00 am and 1:30 pm. $17.95 for adult and $7.95 forchildren 10 and under.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/DrumFMWR Email: erin.k.barrett.naf@mail.milApril 2013 CLIF Notes 4
  • 14. FORT DRUM MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY HOMES (MCH) MEGAN KLOSNER, 315-955-6810• HOMES AVAILABLE:  Brand new four bedroom homes for Junior NCO (SGT-SSG) with short wait times. All Soldiers and Families are encouraged to contact the Welcome Home Center for details 315-955-6644.  JENL (PVT-SPC) three and four bedroom homes also available to newly arriving Families. Contact the Welcome Home Center for details 315-955-6644.  The Timbers has one and two bedroom apartments available today for unaccompanied Soldiers (SSG and above). Contact the Timbers Leasing Office 315-777-8000.• INTERIOR DESIGN CONTEST: Calling all decorators! Show us how you have turned your house into a place you can really call homefor a chance to win a shopping spree to Pier One. Photos (no more than five) can be turned into one of the community centers oremailed to contests@fdmch.com by 31 May. This is an exclusive contest for residents of Mountain Community Homes. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.fortdrummch.com Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/fortdrummch15. HOUSING BILL BAMANN, 315-772-7256• OFF-POST HOUSING RESOURCES: The off-post rental housing market has plenty of vacancies available with ongoing deploymentsas well as new construction; as of 18 March 2013 there are over 6% vacancies in rentals being reported from the area’s largestapartment complexes. Go to the Fort Drum Housing website for information and links to resources. There are some 1,100 newmarket rental housing units in various stages of construction being delivered now with a larger number ready this Spring (2013) andcontinuing through 2014.• COMMUNITY HOUSING OFFICE CAN HELP: The Army Community Housing Office at Clark Hall (Rm A2-54) is always available toassist Soldiers with any off-post housing issues. Stop in or call 772-6883/772-9397 to speak to a counselor.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drum.army.mil/PublicWorks/Pages/Housing.aspx Click the hyperlinks Email: william.l.bamann@us.army.mil16. NORTH COUNTRY SPOUSES’ CLUB (NCSC) MARY JANSEN, PRESIDENT• 2013-2014 BOARD INDUCTION & LUNCHEON: 16 May at 12:00 pm at the Commons.• SCHOLARSHIP RECEPTION: 22 May at 6:00 pm, location TBDNEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: http://northcountryspousesclub.weebly.com/ Click the hyperlinks Emails: NorthCountrySpousesClub@weebly.com NCSCPresident@gmail.com17. McEWEN LIBRARY ALLEN GOUDIE, 315-772-9099• DANCE LIKE A CHICKEN DAY: 14 May. Dance like a Chicken Day is for those who like to do the "Chicken Dance.” We willhave at least one 15 minute “Chicken Dance Break” during the day, time to be determined! Come in and dance with us.• COASTIE THE SAFETY BOAT: 31 May at 10:00 am, a visiting ambassador of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, COASTIE is coming to thelibrary’s story time to educate and instruct participants of all ages about water safety. So kids, bring your mom and dad along.Before you go swimming or boating this summer, learn the safe way to do things! Coastie the Safety BoatNEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com/library.htm Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Robert-C-McEwen Library/269047099442 Email: allen.r.goudie.naf@mail.mil Online Card Catalog: www.mylibraryus.fmwr.net/search~S24. Blackberry or iPhone Access: www.mylibraryusmobile.fmwr.net/April 2013 CLIF Notes 5
  • 18. MEDDAC COL THOMPSON, 315-772-4024• MEDDAC CLINIC FURLOUGH DRESS REHEARSAL: will be conducted on 12 April. All MEDDAC clinics will be operating at 50%reduced staffing with the exception of Connor Troop Medical Clinic. Please be prepared for possible longer than usual wait time. Ifthe actual furlough happens, our reduced hours and/or staffing will be every Monday and Friday. The modified schedule will beposted on MEDDAC’s website, Facebook and in the Mountaineer.• ARMY PROVIDER LEVEL SATISFACTION SURVEY: Army Provider Level Satisfaction Survey aka APLSS (pronounced APPLES)provides you with the ability to use your voice to help your MEDDAC meet or exceed your health care needs. Each survey returnedcould bring $500 back to the facility to help us improve your service. Surveys are received in the mail to randomly chosen patientswithin 3-5 days after their doctor’s visit. Please remember to keep your demographic information updated with us so that yourvoice can be heard.• FLU HOTLINE & VACCINES: Protect yourself against influenza! Take the first and most important step: get a flu vaccine! Formore information on days/times, please call the Flu Hotline at (315) 772-5044.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drum.amedd.army.mil Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/US-Army-Medical-Department-Activity-Fort-Drum- NY/29107684423966519. MONTI PHYSICAL FITNESS FACILITY TERRY BUCKLEY, 315-772-4806• WATER AEROBICS are conducted Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 am. Open to all authorized users.• SWIMMING LESSONS AT MONTI: Soldier Swim Lessons, Tuesday 12:00 pm – 12: 30 pm, Beginner and Non Swimmers, Thursday12:30 pm - 1:00 pm. Lessons are first come, first serve and are limited to 5 participants. No reservations will be taken, except for theday of the lesson by stopping at the pool desk or calling 772-4807. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com/PhysicalFitnessCenters.htm Click the hyperlinks Email: terry.l.buckley.2.naf@mail.mil20. OFF THE BEATIN PATH GIFTS (OTBP) CHRIS RYAN, 315-774-0253• MAPLE PRODUCTS: Maple Sugar Lollipops, and candy bags now available at the gift shop.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/otbpgifts Click the hyperlinks Email: OTBPGiftshop@gmail.com21. PARENT TO PARENT (PtoP) ALISON FISHER, 315-777-4496• STORYTIME AT MCEWEN LIBRARY, FORT DRUM: 14 May at 10:00 am “Friendship” 21 May at 10:00 am “Click Beetle.”NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.militarychild.org Click the hyperlinks Email: ptop.drum@militarychild.org22. PARKS & RECREATION EUGENE SPENCER, 315-772-6568 th th nd th th• ATV SAFETY CLASS: will be held every May 8 , 11 , 22 , 25 , and 29 . Cost is $5 per person to get certified so that you can joinus on our ATV Rides! You must be properly dressed for this class wearing long sleeved shirts, pants, boots and gloves. You must pre-register for these classes because space is limited. Click here for the ATV Safety Class Flier. ATV Ride at Tug Hill will be held on May th4 . We will be departing Parks & Recreation at 9:00 am and returing about 4:00 pm. Please view our ATV Ride Flier for additionalinformation.April 2013 CLIF Notes 6
  • • FORT DRUM HIKING CLUB: will be hiking at local areas. In May we will be hiking at High Peaks. For exact dates and times pleasevisit Fort Drum Recreation Facebook page.• ABANDONED VEHICLE AUCTION: will be held from 13-17 May for active duty Soldiers or spouses with power of Attonery and 21-23 May it will be open to the public. For more information please see the Abandoned Vehicle Auction Flier or call 315-772-7902.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Drum-Recreation/546416075378830?ref=hl Click the hyperlinks Website: www.drummwr.com/ParksandRecreation.htm Email: eugene.w.spencer2.naf@mail.mil23. SAFETY JOHN DROZD, 315-772-3022• SPRING/SUMMER SAFETY TIPS: The link below will take you to the Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Spring/SummerSafety Brochure which provides tips on safely enjoying a variety of summer activities- Spring-Summer Safety Brochure - IMCOMSafety Office.• TICK BITE PREVENTION: There has been an increase in tick bites this past summer. With spring approaching there will be a mediacampaign on education and prevention of tick bites and potential Lyme disease symptoms. If you are gardening or hiking in thewoods, wear long sleeve shirts, long pants and over the ankle boots. Apply DEET to exposed skin and Permethin to clothingand conduct daily tick checks following potential exposure. Use the following link and click on Protect Yourself from Tick-BorneDiseases to learn more: Army Public Health Command Tick Prevention Website.• MOTORCYCLE SAFETY COURSES: If your military spouse is considering buying or riding a motorcycle this summer, remind themthey must take a mandatory Motorcycle Safety Foundation course offered by the safety office free of charge before they can ride onor off-post/on or off-duty. They can sign up, click here for the Army IMCOM Registration System (AIRS) Website . Questions onregistration? Call the Command Safety Office at 772-5352.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Email: john.drozd@us.army.mil Click the hyperlinks24. USO - FORT DRUM KAREN CLARK, 315-774-0356• INSPIRATIONAL VOLUNTEERING VIDEO: Watch this inspirational video featuring former Fort Drum spouse Kat Causey talkingabout her experience being notified her Soldier was injured in Afghanistan and the way she found (and finds) comfort involunteering- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A22DxieKgv8.• DANCING AT THE USO: USO Fort Drum offers break dancing classes on Mondays from 5-7pm, and Latin dance classes onThursdays from 7-9pm. Monthly Arts & Class program the first Saturday of each month – visit our Facebook page for class scheduleand registration information www.facebook.com/USOFortDrum or email usoftdrum@uso.org• INTERESTED IN BECOMING A USO VOLUNTEER? Log onto the USO Website to register. New Volunteer Orientation dates willbe posted on our Facebook page. Questions? Contact Molly Manning, Volunteer Coordinator, 315-777-8006 ormmanning@uso.org .NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Facebook: www.facebook.com/USOFortDrum Click the hyperlinks Email: kclark@uso.org or usoftdrum@uso.org25. VETERINARY SERVICES CPT JULIE BROWN, 315-772-4278• PET TRAVEL: Pets are required to have a veterinary exam before airline travel, including flights within the U.S. Internationaldestinations have additional requirements, some of which must be initiated 3-6 months before travel. Please contact us (or stop by)for details as soon as you find out about upcoming OCONUS travel.NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Email: julie.p.brown@us.army.mil Click the hyperlinksApril 2013 CLIF Notes 7
  • 26. VOLUNTEER SUPPORT FUND (VSF) KARYN MINTZ, 315-646-7080• 22ND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FOOD (IFF) PRESALE TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!!!! Save money and buy early.$12 presale (12 and up) and $15 at the door. Whoever sells the most pre-sale tickets will win 2 FREE adult tickets!NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Email: volsupfund@gmail.com Click the hyperlinks Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VolunteerSupportFundApril 2013 CLIF Notes 8
  • DATES TO REMEMBER April 2013 4/3 CLIF (Meeting Cancelled) Electronic Distro Only 4/4 USO Month of the Military Child Ice Cream Social 1400-1600 USO 4/9 Month of the Military Child Proclamation Signing 1800 The Commons 4/10 For Father’s Only Class 0800 ACS 4/12 DFMWR Luau 1830-2130 The Commons 4/17 Holocaust Days of Remembrance 1130 The Commons 4/18 Annual Volunteer of the Year Ceremony 1700 The Commons 4/19 Retirement Ceremony 1600 Main Post Auditorium 4/20 Earth Day 5K Fun Run/Walk 0900 Magrath Sports Complex 4/24 Family Support Huddle 1000-1130 Eagles Nest 4/24 Civilian of the Quarter Luncheon 1130-1300 The Commons 4/25 Volunteer of Month Ceremony 1100-1130 The Commons 4/26 Division DONSA 4/27 National Prescription Take Back Day 1000-1400 ExChange Lobby 4/27 Taste of the Town 1100 Dulles State Office Building 4/27 Warrior Run- USO Military Appreciation Wave 1300 Labrador Mountain-SYR 4/29 Arbor Day Celebration 1000-1030 Chapel Drive CDC May 2013 5/1 CLIF 1000 The Commons 5/2 ACAP Career Fair 1000-1400 The Commons 5/3 VSF International Food Festival 1630 The Commons 5/8 Fort Drum Information Town Hall Meeting 1030-1200 The Commons 5/9 Military Spouse Appreciation Day 0900-1500 Remington Park 5/12 Mother’s Day Brunch 1100-1330 The Commons 5/15 Armed Forces Day Luncheon 1200 Hilton Garden Inn 5/16 Volunteer of the Month Recognition Ceremony 1100-1130 The Commons 5/16 NCSC Board Induction & Luncheon 1200 The Commons 5/18 Watertown Armed Forces Day Parade 1000 Watertown th 5/18 17 Annual Youth Fishing Derby 1200-1600 Remington Park Cranberry Pavilion 5/18 USO Big Band Bash 1900-2300 Watertown Elks 5/22 Family Support Huddle 1000 Eagles Nest 5/23 Division Safety Day Run 0700 Hays Hall 5/24 Division DONSA 5/27 Memorial Day- Federal Holiday 5/29 Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage 1130-1300 The Commons Month Observance 5/30 Mountain Remembrance Ceremony 1630 Memorial Park 5/31 Retirement Ceremony 1600 Main Post Auditorium*The Dates to Remember is not an all inclusive list of the wonderful events happening here on Fort Drum. Please take advantage of using the Preview,the Mountaineer, the 10th Mountain Division, MWR, ACS Facebook pages, Fort Drum website and other various avenues to learn about all thehappenings here on Fort Drum. As of 4/1/2013
  • June 2013 6/5 CLIF 1000-1100 The Commons 6/5 AUSA Annual Birthday Dinner 1800-2100 The Commons 6/7 Fort Drum Education Graduation 1900-2100 The Commons 6/9 US Army Soldier Show 1500-1700 Magrath Gym 6/12 For Fathers Only Class 0800 ACS 6/13 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1100 The Commons 6/14 Army’s Birthday/Flag Day 6/20 Fort Drum Riverfest Alex Bay 6/21 Division DONSA 6/24-28 Mountainfest Week 6/25 Annual Mountain Remembrance Ceremony 1000-1100 Memorial Park 6/26 Family Support Huddle 1000-1100 Eagles Nest 6/26 Salute to the Nation 1700-1800 Division Hill 6/28 Retirement Ceremony 1600 Main Post Auditorium*The Dates to Remember is not an all inclusive list of the wonderful events happening here on Fort Drum. Please take advantage of using the Preview,the Mountaineer, the 10th Mountain Division, MWR, ACS Facebook pages, Fort Drum website and other various avenues to learn about all thehappenings here on Fort Drum. As of 4/1/2013