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Community Leaders Information Forum (CLIF) Notes - Aug 2013
Community Leaders Information Forum (CLIF) Notes - Aug 2013
Community Leaders Information Forum (CLIF) Notes - Aug 2013
Community Leaders Information Forum (CLIF) Notes - Aug 2013
Community Leaders Information Forum (CLIF) Notes - Aug 2013
Community Leaders Information Forum (CLIF) Notes - Aug 2013
Community Leaders Information Forum (CLIF) Notes - Aug 2013
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Community Leaders Information Forum (CLIF) Notes - Aug 2013

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Updates on what's on the calendar for agencies across Fort Drum & the 10th Mountain Division. Use the CLIF Notes to plan your activities for the coming months and get contact information for the …

Updates on what's on the calendar for agencies across Fort Drum & the 10th Mountain Division. Use the CLIF Notes to plan your activities for the coming months and get contact information for the people you need!

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  • 1. August 2013 CLIF Notes 1 CLIF NOTES FOR THE FORT DRUM COMMUNITY August 2013 1. AMERICAN RED CROSS (ARC) 2. ARMY CAREER & ALUMNI PROGRAM (ACAP) 3. ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE (ACS) 4. BETTER OPPORTUNITIES FOR SINGLE SOLDIERS (BOSS) 5. CIVIL AIR PATROL (CAP) 6. CHAPEL 7. CYSS SCHOOL LIAISON SERVICES (SLS) 8. CYSS SKIES 9. CYSS SPORTS 10. CYSS YOUTH CENTER 11. COMMISSARY 12. DIRECTORATE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (DES) 13. EXCHANGE 14. FAMILY AND MORALE, WELFARE AND RECREATION (MWR) 15. FORT DRUM MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY HOMES (MCH) 16. HOUSING 17. INTRAMURAL SPORTS PROGRAM 18. MAGRATH SPORTS COMPLEX 19. McEWEN LIBRARY 20. MEDDAC 21. MONTI PHYSICAL FITNESS FACILITY 22. OFF THE BEATIN' PATH GIFTS (OTBP) 23. PARENT TO PARENT (PtoP) 24. PARKS AND RECREATION 25. USO - FORT DRUM 26. VETERINARY SERVICES 27. VOLUNTEER SUPPORT FUND (VSF) 1. AMERICAN RED CROSS (ARC) CHERYL DEAN, 315-772-6561 • NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Will be held on 4 September, 1:00 pm in the ARC Office, RM B1-35 in Clark Hall, please call to sign up or 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/253705811335340 2. 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 for September:  Boots 2 Business – 3-4 September, 8:00 am-4:00 pm  NY Police Department Exam Preparation Seminar – 5-6 September, 8:00 am-4:00 pm  Advanced Resume – 6 September, 9:00 am -11:00 am  Federal Resume – 6 September, 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm  Education – 11 September, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm  Advanced Interview – 13 September, 9:00 am -11:00 am NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Email: lorrie.s.guler.civ@mail.mil Click the hyperlinks Website: www.acap.army.mil Facebook: www.facebook.com/DrumACAP 3. ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE (ACS) CATHY FERRAN, 315-772-4979  SUPER SIGN UP: 5 September, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, The Commons. For more information call, 772-2899. For flier click: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Drum-Army-Volunteer-Corps/136515043065912?ref=hl  RESILIENCE TRAINING: Module 5: 9 September, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, ACS. For more information call, 772-2848/0470 For flier click: http://www.drummwr.com/OperationReady.htm  ACS INSTRUCTOR & FACILTATOR TRAINING: 23-27 September, ACS. For more information call, 772-9299 For flier click: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Drum-AFTB-AFAP/251972721545075  ACS CALENDAR including all September events can be found at: www.drummwr.com/ArmyCommunityService.htm Click the above hyperlinks to go directly to Agency Section in CLIF Notes Section in CLIF Notes Table of Contents
  • 2. August 2013 CLIF Notes 2 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 • MOUNTAIN MUDDER 12 SEPTEMBER: Mountain Mudder event is a hardcore 4.5 mile obstacle courses to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. $15 per person. Max of 600 people. Open to 18 and older DOD ID Card holders. Three categories – "I will Smoke This", "Do It just to Do It", "I think I Can Do This". Everyone participating will receive a t-shirt and food at the end of the race. There will be different waves at the beginning of the race. Must pre-register at Magrath Sports Complex starting on 1 August, 2013. This is not a timed event. By running the Mountain Mudder challenge, you’ll unlock a true sense of accomplishment, have a great time, and discover a camaraderie with your fellow participants that’s experienced all too rarely these days Click here for the BOSS Flier. • BOSS 5K SUPER HERO 21 SEPTEMBER: The race will be start at Magrath Sports Complex upper parking lot. Open to active duty military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family members, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Register at race site starting at 8:30 am the day of the event until the beginning of the race at 9 am. Dogs are welcome. Please remember to bring your NYS registration and leash if you bring your four legged friend. Come as your favorite Super Hero! Click here for the BOSS 5k Flier. • BOSS CENTERS: BOSS invites you to our two centers. Click here for the Boss Center 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. CIVIL AIR PATROL (CAP) CPT ROBERT ORMSBEE, 315-772-4984 • INTERESTED IN BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE CAP? The Fort Drum Watertown Composite Squadron conducts junior ROTC type training for cadets and Search and Rescue training for adult members. Membership for cadets is open to youth ages 12-18 and Adult membership is open to adults age 18-and up. Upcoming meetings are 6, 13, 20 and 27 September from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. in building M431A. • SEARCH AND RESCUE: NY WING level search and rescue exercises are conducted every two months with Group and Squadron exercises conducted every month. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Email: robert.ormsbee@us.army.mil Click the hyperlinks Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/#!/NY406 6. 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: will resume 15 September. Please check with your respective chapel service Pastor concerning registration. • PROTESTANT WOMEN OF THE CHAPEL: Please join us for PWOC kick off 5 September 9:30 am bldg 427B on Fourth & Oswego NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Email: carol.a.burke.civ@mail.mil Click the hyperlinks Website: Fort Drum Religious Support 7. CYSS SCHOOL LIAISON SERVICES (SLS) MICHELE CARLTON/TERRI SPENCER 772-3214/1311 • SCHOOL OPENS ON SEPTEMBER 3RD, 4TH, OR 5TH THIS YEAR: please see the hyperlinked info paper. Please go over bus safety with your child(ren), remember to check your child's paperwork from school fill out and send back any requested forms. Please make sure the schools have an emergency number for you.
  • 3. August 2013 CLIF Notes 3 • CHECK THE SCHOOL WEB SITES: for upcoming open houses, and other school events and plan to attend. Regular involvement with your child's education is a good indicator of their academic success. • PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES: will be here before you know it. Please plan to take time to attend your child's conference. Tips on how to prepare for a conference are available through the School Support Services office. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com Click the hyperlinks Email: michele.l.carlton.naf@mail.mil or terri.l.spencer6.naf@mail.mil 8. CYSS SKIES DEB KENNEDY, 315- 772-6551 • DANCE: Dance classes will begin in September. Dates/Times and Fees to be anounced. Contact the SKIES office for more information. • TAEKWONDO CLASSES: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Ages 6 & up. Fee is $70 per month. Students learn the martial art of taekwondo, and progress through belt levels as they learn. 45 minute classes, between 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm each night. • CLAY AND HANDBUILDING CLASSES: Learn about clay and how to build useful and whimsical items from a block of clay. Classes are for youth ages 5-18. Clay 101 Introduction is held on Thursdays from 4:15 pm-5:00 pm and costs $5 (this is a required class prior to taking any other clay classes). A handbuilding class is held every Thursday from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm, and costs $15. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com/SKIES.html Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/FortDrumSkies Email: deborah.l.kennedy14.naf@mail.mil 9. CYSS SPORTS JON BURNARD, 315-772-4102 • NFL PUNT PASS AND KICK: will be held on 13 September, at 6:00 pm. Location will be the youth sports fields on Chapel Drive. Please register at the NFLPPK Website. • BASKETBALL 1-4 TH GRADE CO-ED: registration will start on 16 September. The fee for this program is $40. The season starts 4 November – 8 January. For more information, please contact the Youth Sports Office at 315-772-6718 or clink on this link, 2013 Youth Sports Calendar, to view more information. 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.mil 10. CYSS YOUTH CENTER STEVE FERGUSON, 315- 772-6719 • YC BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY: 6 September –Come join us at the YC for a back to school celebration with music, games, and food! This event is open to grades 6th -12th from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm and is Free! Hope to see you all here. Call 772-6719 for more information. • YC SMART MOVES: 9 September – 30 December –will be held from 4:30 pm-6:00 pm and is a Boys and Girls Clubs of America Program that uses a team approach involving Club staff, peer leaders, parents and community representatives. More than simply emphasizing a “Say No” message, the program teaches youth people ages 11 to 18 how to say no by involving them in learning and practicing skills to attain responsible behavior. The Youth Center will conduct a program orientation on 9 September at 4:30 pm. Teens and parents are encouraged to attend. A signed parental consent is required for this program. Please register by 3 September. Registration is permitted at the orientation. Refreshments provided. Call 772-6719 for more information. • YC MIDNIGHT SPORTS: 13 September –will be happening for 6th-12 grade youth at the YC from 8:00 pm-12:00 am. So get your friends together and come have a night of fun competition. Snacks provided. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for non-members. Call 772-6719 for more information. 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.mil
  • 4. August 2013 CLIF Notes 4 11. COMMISSARY PATTY MUSHTARE, 315-772-6185 • NEW COMMISSARY APP FOR YOUR IPHONE: On August 8 The Commissary will observe the first anniversary of the Rewards Card. To coincide with this milestone, a mobile application will be available for patrons using the Apple iPhone. The application can be found in the app store on all iPhones and pads to allow patrons to access their rewards card account, select coupons, and review and clipped, redeemed and expired coupons. • BACK TO SCHOOL SAVINGS: The Commissary will be offering significant savings on BACK TO SCHOOL products. They are on display as you enter the store. Get your healthy pack lunch items and after school snacks. • HALLOWEEN CANDY: is here as the holiday seasons begin. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.commissaries.com/stores/html/store.cfm?dodaac=hqcney Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/YourCommissary 12. DIRECTORATE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (DES) CHIEF JULIAN, 315-772-4483 • TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT: There will be several additional speed enforcement operations in and around the Installation housing areas. • 774-TIPS (8477): Each Soldier, Family member, Civilian and Contractor is a set of eyes and ears for the Law Enforcement Community. Remain vigilant in your daily activities, both at home and at work. • OUTDOOR COOKING ACTIVITIES: Routinely inspect your propane grill for leaks! NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Click the hyperlinks Email: todd.m.julian.civ@mail.mil 13. EXCHANGE THEA SARVER, 315-773-5631 • MAIN STORE: 14 September: Prestige Cosmetic Skin Care. Kids are back to school, time to think about Mom! 21 September : Powerzone Interactive Home Entertainment Event; Coming September Michael Kors Concept shop. Handbags and accessories will be available in September. In a partnership with Fort Drum Retirement Services, We are hosting the Fort Drum Retiree Appreciation Day on 25 September beginning at 9:00 a.m. and running until 1:00 p.m. In the Main Store and the Main complex Mall • MAIN FOOD COURT: Charley’s – New smokehouse barbecue cheddar sandwich, Steak, smokehouse cheddar, diced onions. Anthony’s- Med 1 topping pizza 7.99 Great deal for a quick family dinner! Manchu Wok – new Mongolian Beef, Spicy and delicious, Beef, Garlic, chili peppers, ginger, and veggies all cooked to perfection served with rice or noodles; Captain D’s - Hand breaded catfish bites, delicious catfish, hand breaded and fried to perfection with your choice of sides for just $4.99; Subway – Apple wood pulled pork sandwich is back! NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.shopmyexchange.com Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/AAFES.BX.PX 14. FAMILY AND MORALE, WELFARE AND RECREATION (MWR) HAROLD GREER, 315-772-5685 • FAMILY NIGHTS AT THE COMMONS: will begin in the month of September every Tuesday night from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. There will be a different buffet served and a different family themed activity.
  • 5. August 2013 CLIF Notes 5 NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/DrumFMWR Email: erin.k.barrett.naf@mail.mil 15. FORT DRUM MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY HOMES (MCH) MEGAN KLOSNER, 315-955-6810 • HOMES AVAILABLE:  Outgrown your space? If you are a PVT-SSG and are interested in living with Mountain Community Homes, contact the staff at the Welcome Home Center 315-955-6644. Lots of homes available with short wait times.  Brand new and newly renovated five bedroom homes for PVT-SSG available. All Soldiers and Families that do not currently live with Mountain Community Homes, or current residents that have had a change in rank or have gained a Family member are encouraged to 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. • GO NUTS FOR DONUTS: As a thank you for living with us, we want to fill the bellies of our Residents with yummy donuts and juice! 10 September beginning at 8:00 am (until supplies last) in designated areas throughout all four communities. • TRASH TO TREASURE: Mountain Community Homes 4 th annual held Saturday, 22 September from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at the Crescent Woods Community Center. Drop your donation at the Crescent Woods Community Center BEFORE the event. In exchange for your donation, you will receive tickets redeemable for any treasure that catches your eye. Feel free to visit our website or give your community center a call for details. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.fortdrummch.com Click the hyperlinks Facebook: www.facebook.com/fortdrummch 16. HOUSING BILL BAMANN, 315-772-7256 • OFF-POST HOUSING RESOURCES: The off-post rental housing market has multiple vacancies available with lessening demand from ongoing deployments as well as new inventory from ongoing new construction; as of 29 July there are some 5 % vacancies in rentals being reported from the area's largest apartment complexes. Go to the Fort Drum Housing website for more information and links to resources. There are some 600 new market rental housing units in various stages of construction being delivered now and throughout the summer and fall. Two new housing complexes in the Town of Watertown are now open and one in Sackets Harbor is due to open by 1 August. Three others, in Watertown, Town of Pamelia and Town of LeRay will be opening later this fall and early in 2014. • COMMUNITY HOUSING OFFICE CAN HELP: The Army Community Housing Office at Clark Hall (Rm A2-54) is always available to assist Soldiers with any off-post housing issues to include landlord-tenanct disputes. 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.mil 17. INTRAMURAL SPORTS PROGRAM BRANDON DOHERTY, 315-772-6663 • SOFTBALL, BASKTBALL AND FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENTS: Softball Tournament will be conducted 7 September on the Magrath Softball fields. Basketball Tournament will be conducted 16-20 September at Magrath Sports Complex. Flag Football Tournament will be conducted 23-27 September on Monti fields. Open to active duty military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family members, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Register your teams with the Intramural Sports Office at Magrath Sports Complex.
  • 6. August 2013 CLIF Notes 6 • INDIVIDUAL BOWLING TOURNAMENT: Individual Bowling Tournament will be conducted 21 September at 4:00 pm at the Pine Plains Bowling Center. Individuals will bowl three games with handicap. Event is Free. Open to active duty military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family members, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. • GOLF TOURNAMENT: Golf Tournament will be conducted 14 September at 8:00 am at Willowbrook Golf Club, Route 37, Watertown. Teams will consist of two person and is Captain & Crew (Best Ball). Cost is $30 for 18-holes of golf, cart and prizes. Open to active duty military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family members, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Email: brandon.f.doherty.naf@mail.mil Click the hyperlinks Diane.m.sykes.civ@mail.mil 18. MAGRATH SPORTS COMPLEX ALLEN JANSSEN, 315-772-9670 • SWIMMING LESSONS AT MAGRATH: Swimming lessons Monday thru Friday 9:00 am-1:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am- 3:00 pm. • ALL MALE SELF-DEFENSE COURSES: Self-defense course will start mid-August, need 50 participants to conduct a class if interested please sign up at Magrath Sports Complex front counter or call. The classes will be conducted 7:00 am -8:00 am at the Magrath. • ALTERNATE APFT EVENT: Magrath Sports Complex provides stationary bike for the alternate APFT, there is only one certified bike on Fort Drum so please contact front counter for reservations. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: http://www.drummwr.com/MagrathSportsComplex.htm Click the hyperlinks Email: allen.y.janssen.naf@mail.mil 19. McEWEN LIBRARY ALLEN GOUDIE, 315-772-9099 • STORY TIME: 10:00 am on Tuesdays and Fridays starting on 6 September. • WI-FI AT THE LIBRARY: Library now has Wi-Fi. Ask at circulation desk for log on information. NEED 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: http://mylibraryus.armybiznet.com/search~S24 Blackberry or iPhone Access: www.mylibraryusmobile.fmwr.net/ 20. MEDDAC COL MATTNER, 315-772-4024 • WELCOME: Please join us in welcoming our new CDR, COL Matthew Mattner and his family to the MEDDAC and Fort Drum. • 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 returned could bring $500 back to the facility to help us improve your service. Surveys are received in the mail to randomly chosen patients within 3-5 days after their doctor’s visit. Please remember to keep your demographic information updated with us so that your voice can be heard. 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/291076844239665
  • 7. August 2013 CLIF Notes 7 21. MONTI PHYSICAL FITNESS FACILITY TERRY BUCKLEY, 315-772-4806 • SWIMMING LESSONS AT MONTI: Soldier Swim Lessons, Tuesday 12:00 pm – 12: 30 pm, Beginner and Non Swimmers, WEDNESDAY 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm. Lessons are first come, first serve and are limited to 5 participants. No reservations will be taken, except for the day of the lesson by stopping at the pool desk or calling 772-4807. • AEROBICS/WORKOUT CLASSES ARE BACK – Stop by for the monthly schedule or check on line on our FACEBOOK page; MONTI GYM. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: www.drummwr.com/PhysicalFitnessCenters.htm Click the hyperlinks Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Monti-Physical-Fitness-Center/175507862493965 Email: terry.l.buckley.2.naf@mail.mil 22. OFF THE BEATIN' PATH GIFTS (OTBP) KIM HOLT, 315-774-0253 • POLISH POTTERY: We have Fort Drum Polish Pottery plates available, $45 and Fort Drum Polish Pottery Houses $10.25 • OTBP AT RETIREE APPRECIATION DAY: We will be set up at the Retiree Appreciation Day, 25 September,MPA NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/otbpgifts Click the hyperlinks Email: OTBPGiftshop@gmail.com 23. PARENT TO PARENT (PtoP) ALISON FISHER, 315 777-44496 • PARENT TO PARENT IS TEAM RETURNS FROM SUMMER BREAK: Book your groups workshop now because our year is filling up fast. We are now booking for 15 August -June 15, 2014. We now offer several new workshops including Bullying, Internet Safety, Test Prep and many more. Check out our Facebook page for a full listing of our curriculum. Remember as always our services and resource material are FREE to use! • Storytime Events: 10 September, 10:00 a.m. McEwen Library, Fort Drum, “The Impossible Patriotism Project” 24 September , 10:00 a.m. McEwen Library, Fort Drum, “The Very Busy Spider” 27 September, 10:00 a.m. McEwen Library, Fort Drum, “Where the Wild Things Are” • SAVE THE DATE FOR UPCOMING TELL ME A STORY AND CELEBTRITY READER EVENTS: Fort Drum Parent to Parent’s Fall Tell Me a Story. Click Clack Moo will be held on Saturday, 26 October, 2:00 p.m. at The Commons. This is a FREE event each family will receive a copy of the book. Registration will begin 1 September. Celebrity Reader is also back this year the first Tuesday of each month beginning 8 October. The first 25 families to purchase a buffet at Family night receive a copy of that evenings book. All are welcome to participate in story and craft time hosted by our local celebrities. Check out our Facebook page for more details coming soon!. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Website: http://www.militarychild.org/parents-and-students/programs/parent-to-parent/ Click the hyperlinks Email Address: ptop.drum@militarychild.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Parent-to-Parent-Fort-Drum-NY/635828843100184 24. PARKS & RECREATION EUGENE SPENCER, 315-772-6568 • BOW HUNTERS EDUCATION CLASS: will be held on 7 September from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This class will go over the rules and regulation pertaining to New York State Bow Hunting. Please call 315-772-4010 for additional information. Bow Hunters Safety Class Flier • FORT DRUM HIKING CLUB: will be going on a overnight hiking adventure on 13-15September. We will be hiking Mount Marcy for this trip. For additional information please call 315-772-5169 . Mount Marcy Hike Flier • SEAWAY WINE TASTING TRIP: will be on 15 September. We will be departing Fort Drum Outdoor Recreation at 8:30 am for our first of four winery tours. A Brunch Buffet will be served at the first winery which is included in the price. After this tour we will proceeded to another three winery’s for a day full of wine tasting! The trip price includes transportation, entry into each winery, and breakfast buffet. You must sign up for this trip before 2 September. You must be 21 years old or older to attend this trip!! Seaway Wine Tasting Flier 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.mil
  • 8. August 2013 CLIF Notes 8 25. USO - FORT DRUM KAREN CLARK, 315-774-0356 • INTERESTED IN BECOMING A USO FORT DRUM VOLUNTEER? Log onto www.usovolunteer.org to register. New Volunteer Orientation dates will be posted on our Facebook page. Questions? Contact Molly Manning, Volunteer Coordinator, at mmanning@uso.org. • COMING SEPT 7: Arts & Craft Classes for Adults and Children. September’s class will focus on back to school crafts for the children, and portrait drawing for adults. https://www.facebook.com/events/587075717991432/. Please email usoartsandcrafts@gmail.com to reserve your spots for the upcoming Arts & Crafts classes. Please view our FB page for up-to-date info and deadlines or email us. • USO STRONGER FAMILIES/OXYGEN WORKSHIP IS TENATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR SEPT 24 & 25: The USO/Oxygen program helps wounded, ill or injured couples strengthen their relationship - working on tough issues in a fun and nonthreatening environment. Couples learn to improve their communication, better understand each other’s needs, resolve conflict, rekindle romance and find renewed hope. For more information, contact Carrie Tate-Meyer, Programs Manager at ctate-meyer@uso.org, or 315-777-8006. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Facebook: www.facebook.com/USOFortDrum Click the hyperlinks Email: kclark@uso.org or usoftdrum@uso.org 26. VETERINARY SERVICES CPT DAVID MARQUEZ, 315-772-4278 • PET TRAVEL: Pets are required to have a veterinary exam before airline travel, including flights within the U.S. International destinations 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 hyperlinks 27. VOLUNTEER SUPPORT FUND (VSF) KARYN MINTZ, 315-646-7080 • BOARD MEMBERS OPPORTUNITIES: Are you interested in being on the board for VSF next year? Contact VSF at the email below. NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Email: volsupfund@gmail.com Click the hyperlinks Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VolunteerSupportFund

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