Family and MWR Special Event Family and MWR/United Service Organization Event Family and MWR/Yellow Ribbon Committee Partnership Event Association of the United States Army September FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR S M T W T F S 1 COMING ATTRACTIONS 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 0 11 12 13 14 15 September 10, 2012 16 1 7 18 19 20 21 22 www.drummwr.com 23 2 4 25 26 27 28 29 30 Attraction DescriptionSeptember 10 Budget The budget is your foundation for success with money. Add a good9 am – noon Management understanding of account management and you will be unstoppable! Learn Class the basics of developing your own budget and making your money work for you, instead of you always working for the money. Part of managing the account is keeping track of what you spend and where. We will show you tips, tricks, and “secrets” of the trade at this comprehensive class designed for adults of all ages. Kent Thompson 772-0050September 10 Resume Writing Family Employment Readiness conducts this lab to assist Military Family9:30 – 10:30 am Workshop Members in creating a resume on a computer. Amanda Thompson 772-9611September 11 Family Night Spend the evening out with the kids at the Winner’s Circle. Each week5 – 7 pm there is a special fun activity for the children to participate in. The Pizza and Pasta Buffet is sure to meet anyones appetite. $6 for adults and $3 for children 8 and under. Each week a different themed entertainment is provided for family fun. Activity this week is a Back To School Carnival. Cindy Romig 772-6222September 12 Fort Drum Find out what’s happening on Fort Drum. This is a great opportunity for all10:30 am – noon Information and community members to get up-to-date information directly from agency Town Hall representatives. Attendees may ask questions, express concerns and ideas Meeting and get immediate answers. ALL community members are invited and encouraged to attend. Refreshments and door prizes provided. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to find out what’s happening on Fort Drum. The meeting will be live on the 10th Mountain Division Facebook page allowing you to ask questions throughout the meeting. Anyone unable to attend the meeting may also email questions and concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the meeting or call in live at 772- 2101. Sarah Lynch 772-5374 You can make a budget that you will understand and actually use! DaveSeptember 12 Financial Peace Ramseys Financial Peace University is presented at the Family Life and6:30 University Spiritual Fitness Center on Fort Drum. The 13 week class meets on Preview Wednesdays at 6:30 pm beginning September 19 and continuing through December 12. Call to register or for more information.September 14 Hearts Apart Monthly support & fun-filled activity program for Families separated due to10 am – noon Support Group deployment, unaccompanied tour or extended TDY. Registration required. Please contact the Relocation Readiness Program for details. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566September 15 BOSS 5K Run This run will start at Magrath Sports Complex. Open to active duty military8 am assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family members, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Register at race site starting at 7:30 am the day of the event until the beginning of the race at 8 am. Dogs are welcome. Please remember to bring your NYS registration and leash if you bring your four legged friend. Michelle Roden 772-7807
September 15 ATV Safety Class This 4 hour class is mandatory to operate a FMWR ATV. Sign up early8 am space is limited. Cost for class $5.00, Must be 18 years of age. Rich Cole 772-4010September 15 NYC Yankees This overnight Trip to New York City includes a ticket to the New York8 am Game Trip Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays baseball game. Cost is $150.00 per person. Contact Parks and Recreation for more information. Mark Schnittenger 772-8222September 15 Two-Person This tournament is open to active duty military assigned/attached to Fort8 am Captain and Drum, Family members 19 years and older, retirees, reservists, and DoD Crew Golf civilians employed on Fort Drum. Sign-up at the Fort Drum Sports Office, Tournament Bldg. M430A, by 4:30 pm on September 14. Diane Sykes 772-6663September 15 & 2012 Unit The top four teams in each league division (16 teams) will qualify for this16 League Softball two-day championship tournament. Unit Softball League is open to active9 am Championships duty military assigned/attached to Fort Drum. Team rosters due to the Fort Drum Sports Office, Bldg. M430A, by 4:30 September 12. Diane Sykes 772-6663September 15 BOSS Red and The local Red and Black Football team is having their Military Appreciation5 pm Black Football day and BOSS is encouraging everyone to attend. Transportation provided Trip by the BOSS program. Sign up today to reserve your seat, limited space available. Van will depart the BOSS Center at 5pm with Kick-Off starting at 7:30. Call BOSS to register. Michelle Roden 772-7807September 17 – AFTB Instructor This five-day training session is offered for those wishing to become an21 Training instructor for Army Family Team Building program.9 am – 2 pm Scarlett Sharkey 775-6566September 17 – Master Resilience Mobilization and Deployment offer training for Master Resilience to better21 Training understand the dynamics of fitness, increase resilience and enhance9:30 am – 2:30 pm performance by developing the five dimensions of strength such as the physical, emotional, social, spiritual and Family growth. This is a five day class to be held in the Workforce Development Training Facility. Jennifer Eichner 772-2848September 18 Teen Intramural Teens in grades 6 - 12 will meet each Tuesday and Thursday through4 – 6 pm Volleyball October 18, 2012 to play volleyball. Registration deadline is September 8. This is a free program. Steve Ferguson 772-6719September 18 Family Night At Spend the evening out with the kids at the Winner’s Circle. Each week5 – 7 pm The Commons there is a special fun activity for the children to participate in. The Pizza and Pasta Buffet is sure to meet anyones appetite. $6 for adults and $3 for children 8 and under. Each week a different themed entertainment is provided for family fun. Activity this week is Field Days with horseback riding. Cindy Romig 772-6222September 19 5K Run Community runs are open to active duty military assigned/attached to fort7 am Drum Family members, retirees, reservists and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Register at the Fort Drum Sports Office, Bldg M430A by 4:30 pm on September 18 or on the day of the event held at Magrath Sports Complex. Diane Sykes 772-6663September 19 Employment 101 Job Seekers will learn how to conduct a Job Search, Write Your Resume &1 – 3 pm Cover Letter and Ace an Interview with Employment Readiness at Army Community Service. Amanda Thompson 772-9611September 20 BOSS Hike to Join BOSS for a hike to Mount Marcy which is one of the High Peaks of the5:45 am Mount Marcy Adirondack Mountains. Cost is $15 per person with a limit of 30 people to attend. Participants must be experienced hikers as this Mount Marcy hike is classified as difficult. Prior registration is required. Michelle Roden 772-7807
Recurring Events Sports Office Sign up for sporting events through the Fort Drum Fitness, Athletics, and Aquatics Sports Office in the Magrath Sports Complex. Open to Active Duty Military, Family Members 19 yrs or older, and DoD Civilians. Rosters are due in advance in order to participate. Call 772-6663 for deadlines. Water Aerobics – Every Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri 10:30 – 11:30 am Aerobics and Fitness Classes – Monday - Friday Diane Sykes 772-6663 Pine Plains Bowling Monday & Tuesday Closed, Wednesday & Thursday11 am – 9 pm, Friday 11am – Center – Closed for 11 pm, Saturday 4 – 11 pm, Sunday noon – 8 pm. Cindy Fleming 772-6601 the month of July ATV Safety Courses – Available by request – 772-4010. Adventure Training Extreme Sports for Recreation and Training – Orienteering, Hunting and Fishing, ATV’s, Sportsman Shooting, Rock/Mountain Climbing, Whitewater Rafting. What do you want to do today? Let us know and we will tailor a trip to meet your needs. Rich Cole 772-4010 Parks and Recreation Remington Park RV Campground and Cabins – Reservations 772-5435 Party Equipment Rental – 772-5169 Make your next Family or unit function a success. Rent large grills, popcorn, cotton candy and snow-cone makers, inflatable bounce houses, tables, chairs, coolers, ice and dunking booth. Remington Park – now open for the season: M – Sa 9 am – 9 pm, Su 10 am – 8 pm. Remington Park Beach Open June 1: Daily 11 am – 7 pm Leisure Travel Services - Travel Center Discount Tickets – 772-8222 Stop in and check out the available discount tickets for local and out of state attractions. Gene Spencer 772-6568 The Commons Family Nights Every Tuesday – Family Night is finished for the season and returns to the Commons in SeptemberTuesday Open Faced Grilled Rib A tender and juicy grilled to order rib eye steak served on a fresh roll with5 - 9 pm Eye Sandwich salad, potato, vegetable, dinner roll and butter, $10.95. Start your evening out right with the mouth-watering ‘Rack of Ribs Special’Wednesday Rib Night in Buster’s Brew Pub. Half rack of ribs - $11.95; Half roasted or BBQ5 – 9 pm chicken - $9.95Thursday Prime Rib Night Thursday is Prime Rib Night at Buster’s Brew Pub. Enjoy a generous5 – 9 pm portion of prime rib with your choice of salad, starch and vegetable. 12 oz Prime Rib - $12.95Friday Friday Night Specials4 – 9 pm (except 3 day holidays) At Ease! Bar Specials Everyone needs a little down time. After a week of hard work you deserve to join friends, unwind, and ready yourself for the weekend. At Ease! Offer’s free snacks and drink specials from 4 – 7 pm in Buster’s Steak Special Buster’s Brew Pub.Friday5 – 9 pm Fridays from 5 – 9 pm enjoy a steak cooked to order, with baked potato, Right Arm Night and vegetable. Buster’s also has freshly made brews and tempting desserts. Porterhouse - $17.95; NY Strip - $15.95.Monthly5 – 7 Following Show your appreciation to your team at Right Arm Night. Held monthlyRetirement following the Retirement Ceremony and sponsored by a Fort Drum unit.Ceremony Enjoy 10th Mountain Right Arm Brew for only $1 per glass, Pool, Foosball, Air Hockey, and a hot snack buffet. Win $200 for your unit fund. A prize for the unit with the highest percentage of attendance at Right Arm Night, look for the Family and MWR table to sign in. Cindy Romig 772-6222
LOOK FOR THE FAMILY AND MWR PREVIEW EACH MONTH FOR UPCOMING EVENTS, CLASSES AND PROGRAMS. Coming Attractions & Items of Interest September 21 – Autism Support Group – Army Community Service September 21 – In Her Shoes: Living With Domestic Violence – Army Community Service September 21 – Midnight Sports – Youth Center September 22 – Adirondack Railroad Fall Foliage Trip – Parks and Recreation September 22 – UFC at Winner’s Circle – BOSS September 25 – Teen Image-Makers Photography Club – Youth Center September 25 – Family Night: Horseback Riding – The Commons September 26 – At-Home Career Fair – Army Community Service September 26 – Teen Cooking Club – Youth Center September 27 – Federal Employment Workshop - Army Community Service September 27 – FRG Book Club – Army Community Service September 29 – Meet The Author: Hope Marston – McEwen Library September 29 – Skate Jam – Youth Center October 26 – Haunted Hayride – Remington ParkSave The Date: Friday, October 26, 2012. Beware… and come if you dare to The HauntedHayride at Remington Park. Creepy things are there to scare as you ride through RemingtonPark on one of the tractor drawn trolleys. Walk through the haunted pavilion and cemeterythen scurry back across the spooky bridge to check out the creepy animal exhibit presented bythe zoo at Thompson Park. A little monster’s fun zone is available for kids 12 and under withtamer activities for younger children. Additional treats include group photos, snacks anddrinks, and a bonfire for marshmallow roasting. Patrons can catch the shuttle to RemingtonPark from Mountain Community Homes Community Centers or Magrath Sports Complex.This event is free to all DoD ID card holders. Parental discretion is advised for some of theevening’s offerings and children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.