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  • 1. 27 September 2012 1-63AR Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1-63 AR. 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 . Stay up to date with the FT Riley Post paper! http://www.1divpost.com/ Central flint hills Region –Employment Opportunities/ housing / schools/ childcare providers fact sheet http://www.riley.army.mil/documents/CommPartnerDocuments/110601125102.pdf We are always up and posting new information on FaceBook! Join us on the Official 1-63 AR FaceBook Page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nf______________________________________________________________________________ Fort Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is now available. http://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.asp x In addition to the Current News page there are Garrison Commanders Community Corner articles http://www.riley.army.mil/DocumentList.aspx?lib=GC-CornerGarys Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival is planning for Opening Day! Join them for some fall activiti es @Garys Berries Fall Festival starting onSep 28th. Regular admission is $9.95, but on Patriot Day, Sep 29 , admission is free to Service members and their families. Veterans get in 1/2price! For more information please go to the following website http://ow.ly/i/Ve1XOur local USO here at Fort Riley needs your input. Do you like the United Through Reading program when your soldier deploys? Is theresomething that we could be doing to better serve you? Please take a few moments to help us out and fill o... ut this survey. I personally readevery comment (they come in anonymously) and work on the issues/suggestions as best as I can. The USO was very instrumental with ourDragon Spouse Challenge being a success!! Thanks! http://www.telluso.org/ .No Dough Dinner this Friday at 5 p.m. Click on the link below for information on menu and location. Hope to see you there! No Dough Dinner sponsored by Vietnam Veterans of Am., Ch. 317 Friday, September 28 at 5:00pm Case Lot Sale, Commissary - 9/28-29/2012 (9:00:00 AM - 8:00:00 PM) [More Information: Fort Riley Commissary web page], Fort Riley Commissary, Bldg. 2310 Trooper Dr. Post-Wide Yard Sales, throughout post (7:30:00 AM - 12:00:00 PM) 29 Sept _____________________________________________________
  • 2. Pumpkin Patch craft fair-Sponsored by the Mercy Regional Health Center Auxiliary, an arts and crafts festival featuring 150vendors from six different states.Everything is handmade or homegrown incomplete form. Call for more information. Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Last Weekend in September.Address : Pottorf Hall, CiCo ParkPhone : 785-539-0222 (Always call and confirm events.)
  • 3. Fort Riley’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at the entrance of the Main Post Exchange, 2210Trooper Drive. For more information about National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which is Sept. 29, go towww.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html.Manhattan MRC – The MRC Executive Committee recently voted and, beginning at the October 3 luncheon, they will no longer be‘comping’ military spouses. Everyone in attendance will be charged $15.00. They accept cash, check or can invoice with a mailingaddress. They wanted you to be aware as those you represent often attend our luncheons and they don’t want mis-communications tofrustrate the attendees. For more information please contact Alison at (785)776-8829, ext 252.The Wizard of Oz - Sep. 28 - Oct. 14We are bringing back our annual show "The Wizard of Oz" to coincide with OZtoberfest this year. Join us as we bring this classic to lifeand watch Dorothy discover "there is no place like home."Where: Columbian Theatre, WamegoWhen: September 28, 29 &30. October 5,6,7,12,13 & 14. Friday/Saturday 7:30PM. Sunday 2:00PM.The Kansas City Chiefs are offering a limited number of $25 DiscountedIndividual Game Tickets for all Active Duty, Retired, Reserve and ROTCPersonnel as well as their friends and family for the 2012 Chiefs Home Gameon November 18th against the Cincinnati Bengals, kickoff is at noon. Thisoffer will save fans a substantial amount off the retail price.This offer is valid for the November 18th game and is a great way to bringfriends and family out for a low price. All tickets are subject toavailability and parking is the standard rate of $22 per vehicle.Anyone interested in this offer can contact the Chiefs directly at (816)920-4834Email their contact info to Groups@KCCHIEFS.ORGOr click HERE<blockedhttps://oss.ticketmaster.com/html/go.htmI?l=EN&t=chiefs&o=1369&g=1493> and enter password "USA"
  • 4. Voting is Open Now for our Winter Guide Photography Contest. Help us decide which photo will be in the MWR Winter Guide! http://www.facebook./rileymwr FT RILEY,KS " FIREARM SPECIFICS". Fort Riley Regulation 190-1 requires that ALL firearms brought on-post be registered with Fort Riley. Firearms must be registered regardless of military or civilian status. Call the Directorate of Emergency Services at (785) 239-6767, building 219 for more information about the registration procedures, or acquire the registration form at the fort’s Environmental Division Office, building 407. In addition, FR Reg.190-1 prohibited practices include: a. Carrying concealed on ones person any weapon. Kansas concealed carry handgun permits and those issued by other states are not recognized on Fort Riley. b. Possessing any device or attachment of any kind which is designed, used or intended for use in silencing the report of any firearm. The Leisure Travel Center is completely sold out of all remaining KSU Football tickets. Still looking for something to do check out the Kansas City Renaissance Festival which runs through Oct 14 on Weekends and Labor Day. Tickets are $14.00 for adults & $9.00 children (5-12). Stop by Bldg 6918 or give us a call at 785-239-5614 for other great travel deals!!!If you are need your flu vaccination you can receive one in your Primary Care Medical Home on a walk-in basis from 0830-1100 &1300-1600 Monday through Friday and Tuesday and Thursday from 1600-1700. Farrelly Health Clinic will accept appointments forflu vaccinations ( just call 785-239-3627), and they will accept walk-ins for flu vaccinations on Thursdays from 0830-1030.Occupational Health will also be giving vaccinations at the PX:10 & 24 OCT from 1200-16307 NOV from 1200-1630Occupational Health will also be giving vaccinations at the Commissary:17 OCT from 1000-16301 NOV from 1000-1630
  • 5. Welcome to the Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) Weekly eNewsletter providing you with access to thelatest Quality of Life news and information from the Department of Defense and dates for upcoming Guard andReserve onsite sales... .... The link below will open up the MC&FP Weekly eNewsletter in your browser. If the link belowdoes not work, please copy and paste the entire link into your browser window.http://apps.mhf.dod.mil/mcfp/weeklyA PDF version of the newsletter is also available for download from the link above.Your MC&FP Team!Military Community and Family PolicyOffice of the Secretary of DefenseProviding policy, tools, and resources . Promenade on Poyntz - Oct. 3Ten Poyntz Avenue businesses will serve as "stops" along the Promenade path, each featuring a red and white winepaired with complimentary hors doeuvres. Event check-in will be at the Manhattan Town Center courtyard and only 250tickets will be sold. All event proceeds go to the Homecare & Hospice Foundation.Where: Poyntz AvenueCost: $30 per ticket Our Community Spouse Club (OCSC) events2 October – OCSC Member Mingle6:00pm @ dellaVoceNew members (since 6/1) are invited to attend this Dutch treat informal mixer where they can meet membersof the Board and mingle with other new OCSC members. Wear your membership pin to be entered into aspecial prize drawing. For more information: wendybradley4469@hotmail.com8 October –OCSC Lunch Bunch11:30am @ Stevie’s Bar & Grill (Junction City)Join us for a Dutch treat lunch the 2nd Monday of every month. Well join up in the lobby of a local restaurantand be seated together. Its a wonderful chance to meet new friend and enjoy the company of other spousesand community partners.This is open to members and guests.For more information: http://www.fortrileyocsc.com/
  • 6. For more information please visit the following link http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/ For more information Contact outdoor recreation at 785-239-2363
  • 7. Volunteer Opportunities. ,
  • 8. Attached flyers
  • 9. The annual Fort Riley AFAP conference. The Army Family Action Plan is anImportant program that can affect the lives of all Service members,Families and Civilians are a part of the change. ACS needs allThe help volunteers can provide. ACS is looking for Delegates,FRTIs and OpCenter volunteers. Any areas of assistance would beGreatly appreciated. Please contact Julie Zwiebel AFTB/AFAP/RSA Program Manager at 785-239-9435.The Teen Conference-13 SeptAdult Conference - 16-18 SeptAs always childcare is available Flyers Jammin in JC Ft. Riley Oktober fest AFAP conference resolution forms, sign up sheets Compassionate Hearts Youth Resilience Academy Dragon Store
  • 10. The location of the Dragon Store is in the battalion HQ BLDG 7622 in the S-2.
  • 11. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service bytrade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarilyconstitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by theUnited States Government. The views and opinions of authors expressedherein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United StatesGovernment, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsementpurposes.

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