September Family Night


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Did you miss the September FRG Family Night? Here's what we talked about!

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  • Chris
  • Chris introduces MAJ Sutten.
  • Chris reads letter from LTC Cook.
  • Chris
  • Traci
  • Each month, our battalion hosts an “Iraqi Kids Day” where our Soldiers work with and mentor Iraqi kids. We would like to collect these toys and send them over for our Soldiers to disperse.
  • Traci leads quick discussion on battalion events.
  • Chris
  • Debbie
  • Chris
  • Debbie
  • Debbie
  • Debbie
  • September Family Night

    1. 1. 08 September 2011 <ul><li>Sign in. </li></ul><ul><li>Make a nametag for yourself and your kids. </li></ul><ul><li>Get a ticket for door prizes! </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy our Italian Night potluck. </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>Potluck: Enjoy some good Italian food! </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Slide Show </li></ul><ul><li>Guest Speaker: Ms. Sheri Givens </li></ul><ul><li>Letter from BN CDR, LTC Nate Cook </li></ul><ul><li>Downrange Report: CPT Chris Freeman </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar Review </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteering </li></ul><ul><li>Battery/Company FRG Breakouts </li></ul>
    3. 3. See what our heroes are doing downrange!
    4. 4. Meet Ms. Sheri Givens. Ms. Givens has some great information to help you save money on your electric bill!
    5. 7. The kids are reading a book titled Hero Dad , a story that compares our Soldiers to superheroes. Each child will have a homemade superhero cape and mask to take home!
    6. 8. <ul><li>Bring UNOPENED kids’ toys from fast food meals to donate Iraqi kids. </li></ul><ul><li>Donate at Family Nights or to battalion headquarters. </li></ul>
    7. 9. <ul><li>October Town Hall </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday, October 3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6:00 PM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location TBA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brigade Spouse Spur Ride </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday, October 21 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Daytime Event, exact times TBA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Childcare not provided </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Red Dragon Trunk or Treat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sunday, October 30 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4:00-7:00 PM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Battalion Motor Pool </li></ul></ul>
    8. 10. <ul><li>Plan for a 12-month deployment. This has not changed. </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipate 100% EML Leave. </li></ul><ul><li>All support systems ~ telephone, email, mail, and other support services ~ will continue throughout our deployment. </li></ul><ul><li>Change of address is coming soon; this is ONLY a change in mail routes, NOT a change in our Soldier’s location. </li></ul><ul><li>Other rumors? </li></ul>
    9. 11. <ul><li>Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month </li></ul><ul><li>Hall of Fame members! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Laura S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beverly D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deana M. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>April T. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Georgia C. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chris E. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tyler M. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Megan H. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chris F. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elizabeth B. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kimberly H. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will YOUR name be next? Sign up to volunteer today! </li></ul></ul>
    10. 12. <ul><li>We’re always happy for volunteers to join in! </li></ul><ul><li>All volunteers must complete a Form DD2793 and register with VMIS online. </li></ul><ul><li>Questions about any volunteer topic? Contact our FRSA, Mrs. Debbie Nash. </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. ~ Margaret Mead
    11. 13. <ul><ul><li>Battalion Rear Detachment Commander: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CPT Chris Freeman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Battalion Command Financial Specialist: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SSG Kenneth Edwards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Battalion Senior FRG Advisor: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traci Cook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Battalion Family Readiness Support Assistant (FRSA): </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Debbie Nash </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
    12. 14. <ul><li>Red Dragon Facebook page: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Battalion FRG Email: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>HHB FRG: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Alpha FRG: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Bravo FRG: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Golf FRG: [email_address] </li></ul>
    13. 15. <ul><li>On the back of your PHOTO , please write: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Soldier’s Rank, First Name, Last Name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Soldier’s battery/company </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On your ‘ speech bubble ,’ please write: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A message to your Soldier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your name (and kids’ names) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On the BACK of your ‘speech bubble,’ please write: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Soldier’s Rank, First Name, Last Name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Soldier’s battery/company </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paperclip it all together and leave it at the front desk! </li></ul>
    14. 16. Check your ticket stubs!
    15. 17. <ul><li>HHB Leaders: </li></ul><ul><li>April T. & Leslie T. </li></ul><ul><li>Alpha FRG Leaders: </li></ul><ul><li>Kimberly H. & Georgia C. </li></ul><ul><li>Bravo FRG Leaders: </li></ul><ul><li>Deana M. & Elizabeth B. </li></ul><ul><li>Golf FRG Leaders: </li></ul><ul><li>Beverly D. & Tracey P. </li></ul>