1ID and Fort Riley Weekly News Update for 27 January


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Please find attached the weekly news update for this week. For your convenience this will be posted for you to view in the next few days at the following link: http://www.1id.army.mil/DocumentList.aspx?lib=1ID_FRG_Updates

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1ID and Fort Riley Weekly News Update for 27 January

  1. 1. 1ID and Fort Riley Weekly News Update for January 27,2012Hello, Please find attached the weekly news update for this week. For your convenience this will be posted for you to view in the next few days at thefollowing link: http://www.1id.army.mil/DocumentList.aspx?lib=1ID_FRG_Updates. Hope everyone has a wonderful and enjoyable weekend!Upcoming Events and information to pass along to our Soldiers and Families:Best Bro Love Story- the 1st Infantry Division Social Media team launched the "Best BRO Love Story" contest out on Facebook. The contest is asking divisioncouples to submit a photo and a few sentences about their relationship to the Division Facebook page where the photos will be voted on by the pagesfans. The couple with the most "likes" on Jan. 30 will be declared the winner and will have a feature story written about them which will appear in theValentines Day edition of The Post. Attached, is a flier offering more specific information about the dates and rules of the contest.Running Technique Clinic - Do you want to learn to run more efficiently and with less strain on your back and knees? Do you need to run faster for yournext APFT or race? Are your lungs on fire when you run uphill? Do your joints hurt when you run downhill? This 90 minute clinic will teach you how toposition your body and foot strike to maximize your momentum and reduce your injuries. The clinics will be scheduled a few times a month at King FieldHouse and Long Gym. There is only 4-5 minutes of running during the clinic for gait analysis so the clinic is fine for brand new runners. Clinics can also bescheduled for groups (unit PT, FRGs, etc) by contacting Angi. The clinic cost $15 and includes instructional handouts. Please come dressed in runningclothes to start the clinic indoor and then move outside for the gait analysis and uphill and downhill running section. The next two clinics are scheduled for Monday 30 Jan. 1130-1300 at King Field House and Thur. 9 Feb. from 1200-1330 at Long Gym. School of Marathon - Includes the following....-Customized weekly training schedule geared toward a late spring/early summer Marathon, 1/2 marathon, 10km or 5km race.- Running Technique Clinic (see above info...)- Three levels of instructions – newcomers, intermediate & advanced- Regular group weekday runs- Running techniques and drills DVD and booklet- One hour of personal training- Participants should be comfortable running 5-6 miles by Jan. 2012 if they want to train for a marathon Register by 2 Feb. 2012 at King Field House withthe Fitness Coordinator, Vincent Spencer (office located up in the Functional Fitness/Group Exercise area).Cost: $89 for 16 week session ($49 for E-6 and below Active Duty and family members) If you register for the School of Marathon, you must attend eitherone of the initial meetings at King Field House or make arrangements with Angi. Meeting dates are Sat. 4 Feb. 1130 or Mon 6 Feb at 1130. *Coach Angi Buckley is an experienced personal trainer and endurance athlete. She has completed over 25 marathons and 14 Ultra runs (up to 100 miles).For more information, email Angi atangibuckley@yahoo.com
  2. 2. 1ID and Fort Riley Weekly News Update for January 27, 2012Riley County Genealogical Society- The Riley County Genealogical Society has two upcoming programs that are of interest to people who want to researchtheir family history. The Genealogical Society programs are free and open to the public.February Program:Sunday, February 19, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., Cheryl Collins will speak on "Life 100 years ago: Manhattan and Riley County in 1912." Collins is currently Directorof the Riley County Historical Museum in Manhattan. She is a past President of the Kansas State Historical Society and the Kansas Museums Association.Collins currently serves on the Kansas Council on Travel and Tourism. The program is at the Manhattan Public Library AuditoriumMarch Program:Join them for a special presentation on the 1940 censusSunday, March 11, 20122 :00pm at the Manhattan Public Library AuditoriumIt’s coming soon! Discover what is in the 1940 Census! On April 2, 2012, the 1940 Census will celebrate its 72 nd birthday and become available toresearchers for the first time! Learn what questions were asked, what is new since the 1930 Census, and what you need to know in order to successfullysearch for your ancestors. Explore what your ancestors’ lives were like in 1940 by discovering this “new” record.Their guide to this topic is Lori Cox-Paul, the Director of Archival Operations for the National Archives at Kansas City. At the Archives, Lori is responsiblefor development and implementation of long- and short-range plans of the archival program for the Central Plains Region. Lori also reaches out to thecommunity through talks like these to educate the public on the resources available at the Archives. Over the course of her twenty-two year career, Lorihas worked at museums both large and small. She has a B.A. in English and History from Hastings College and an M.A. in Historical Administration fromEastern Illinois University. She is active in numerous professional organizations. For more information contact Judy Regehr, 785-485-2158,jvregehr@yahoo.com or Lyn Gesch at geschm@hotmail.com.Kansas State Research and Extension(KSRE) - Check out the Flyers that are attached for the upcoming KSRE classes and workshops.2012 Women’s Conference- The Women’s Conference is back again this year and open to ALL DoD card holders (this includes you men, as well). Theconference will be held at Riley’s Conference Center on February 24th from 8:00am – 3:00pm. You may register online at www.rileymwr.com , you willneed to register through the webtrac system and wait 24hours for a pin number to be sent electronically to you. Once you receive your pin or if you arealready registered in Webtrac you can log in and register for the conference. You can also visit Leisure Travel on Custer Hill to register. Check out the flyerthat is attached for other details.
  3. 3. 1ID and Fort Riley Weekly News Update for January 27, 2012OCSC- For Your Eyes Only! The Fort Riley OCSC is hosting Casino Royale! Whether your favorite 007 is Daniel Craig, Sean Connery, Timothy Dalton, RogerMoore or Pierce Brosnan, this annual event is the place to be on March 2. Spend your evening at our casino tables trying your hand at black jack, poker orcraps and then raise your bidding paddle high at the live auction. All the proceeds from the event go towards our philanthropic mission and are donatedthrough our spring Community Assistance disbursements. Weve given $90,000 to the Fort Riley community in the last six years and this is one of ourmajor fundraisers. The cost is only $15 and includes dinner and a drink ticket. We are also accepting basket donations, business sponsorships and silentauction items. You can get your tickets NOW and secure your seat at the tables. Make reservations at an OCSC event or by emailingreservations@fortrileyocsc.com. Visit our website www.fortrileyocsc.com/events/basket-auction for all the details.Leisure Travel – has tickets to Cirque du Soleil - Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour, for the 22 Feb performance at the Sprint Center. Seeattached flyer.HASFR - HASFR is accepting grant applications for their 2012 Spring Disbursement. Email hasfrevents@hotmail.com for an application or see attachment atthe end of News Update (Flyer section). *Deadline to apply is 29 February, 2012.OCSC - It’s that time of year again! It is time to complete applications for funds disbursements in support of deserving organizations/activities in ourcommunity. During the membership year, OCSC raises funds through events like our November Make It, Bake It, Fake It luncheon, Casino Royale basketauction in March, and the opportunity drawings at each luncheon. To apply for the funds this year, individuals must complete the Application for FundDisbursement and return the application via postal mail or email. Applications must be postmarked by February 24, 2012. While anyone may apply,special consideration is given to requests that benefit groups, have a lasting benefit and are connected in some way to military personnel/families. Pleasenote that we are unable to grant requests for funds in support of salaries, operating costs or FRGs. Applications can be found online atwww.fortrileyocsc.com/community-assistance. For more information please contact Sara Nauman at donations@fortrileyocsc.com .USO- Super Football Bowl February 5th from 4:00pm until end of game. No need to head off post stop in and enjoy the game and commercials with theUSO. Free food and drinks!!! The USO Center, is located at 6918 Trooper Drive. Enjoy the game with your USO family! More info atwww.facebook.com/usoftriley . RSVPs not required, but encouraged for optimal planning. See attached flyer.Make sure to check out all the flyers for any upcoming events that may not be listed…….FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN SUBMITTING INFORMATION FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION TO THE WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE, PLEASE SUBMIT BY February 6,2012 FOR THE NEXT WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE. SUBMISSIONS NEED TO BE SENT TO stacie.dumas@us.army.mil.