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Inside the Gate, June 6, 2013

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  • 1. June 6, 2013For the following tidbits of information and more, visit www.cnic.navy.mil/gulfport.Want your news or event posted? Let us know.Send an email to bonnie.lindleymcgerr@navy.mil or call 228-871-3662.Wanted: Cheerleaders for Special Olympics - NCBC Gulfport will host the Area 3 Special Olympics Saturday on the fields next tothe Fitness Center. Opening ceremony is at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to come out, support the athletes and cheer them on as theycompete. Volunteers who are working the event are asked to meet at 7 a.m., at the NOFFS pad next to the Fitness Center by thepull up bars. Uniform for military volunteers: Service PT gear; civilians: appropriate athletic attire. Please direct inquiries to: MCCRyan Wilber, 228- 871-3663 or ryan.wilber@navy.mil.Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Training - Are you the person that wants to help someone in need? Have you ever knownsomeone that has been the victim of trauma resulting from sexual assault and did not know how to help? Become a SAPR VictimAdvocate and learn to help your fellow Seabee or Sailor that needs support in a time of need. To register for the class contact yourSexual Assault Response Coordinator Michael Jordy at 228-871-3715 or at Michael.jordy@navy.mil. The class will be held June 17 -21, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., in building 60, room 105.Bee Wash Fundraiser Results - The Bee Wash benefiting the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) was held June 5.Onlookers were able to witness Bee Wash “winners” Capt. Rick Burgess, commanding officer, NCBC Gulfport, Cmdr. Scott Anderson,commanding officer, Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC) Gulfport, Chaplain Paul Smith, command chaplain, NCBC, ChiefBoatswain’s Mate Stan Weaver, leading chief petty officer, NCBC Master-at-Arms Department and Chief Construction Mechanic JeffMalia, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133, Alfa Company scrub the Bee. The Bee Wash fundraiser raised atotal of $1,629 , with all donations going toward the 2013 NMCRS Active Duty Fund benefiting service members and their families.Civilian employees facing Furlough are invited to an encore of Fleet and Family Support Centers, "Adjusting to the Economy anda Furlough" class June 17, 11 a.m. - noon. FFSC is also holding “Baby Boot Camp” June 13, 8 a.m. - noon. This course is designedfor those who are expecting, their families, and anyone with new babies up to age 2 months. Please call FFSC at 228-871-3000 toreserve your space for these classes. FFSC is sponsoring many other classes this month that are designed with you in mind - checkthem out at http://www.slideshare.net/SeabeeCenterGulfport/ffsc-june-2013-22558200.NCBC Commissary Hour Reduction - Due to the Government Furlough the NCBC Commissary is reducing operating hours.Beginning in July, the Commissary will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.Naval History: 71st Battle of Midway Anniversary - In May 1942, Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto sought to draw the U.S.Pacific Fleet into a battle where he could overwhelm and destroy it. To accomplish this he planned an invasion of Midway Islandwhich would provide a base for attacking Hawaii. Using decrypted Japanese radio intercepts, Admiral Chester Nimitz was able tocounter this offensive. On June 4, 1942, U.S. aircraft flying from USS ENTERPRISE, USS HORNET and USS YORKTOWN attacked andsunk four Japanese carriers, forcing Yamamoto to withdraw. The Battle of Midway marked the turning point of World War II in thePacific.Leaders Against Drunk Driving - LADD is a program sponsored by the NCBC/20th First Class Association. The mission of LADDis to prevent drunk driving on board NCBC Gulfport by providing rides for any service member who needs assistance getting homeafter an outing that involves alcohol. LADD is 100 percent confidential - no reprisal! It is always important to have a plan in placewhen going out in town, but if your plans fall through, please call LADD and we will pick you up! Call 228-239-9007.Who remembers last hurricane season? - Were you ready? The 2013 Hurricane Season begins Saturday. To help get ready, visithttp://www.ready.navy.mil/.Grab your popcorn and head for FREE Movies at the Training Hall! Stop by the Snack Bar on your way in to get that butteredmovie popcorn and those other goodies that help you get lost in the moment. Forget what was playing? No worries - put the moviehotline number in your phone, 228-871-3299 and call anytime!Friday: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, PG13, 6 p.m.; Saturday: The Croods, PG, 11 a.m.; Jack the Giant Slayer, PG13, 1:15p.m.; The Call, R, 4 p.m.; Olympus Has Fallen, R, 6:15 p.m.; Sunday: Oz the Great and Powerful, PG13, 6 p.m.Fitness Center - Call 228-871-2668 for more information.~ Does June feel like the right month to slow down and take a load off? If so, stop by the gym and check out this month’sFather’s Day specials at Massage Therapy! For more info, call 228-297-5601.Read the latest edition of the Seabee eCourier here:http://www.slideshare.net/SeabeeCenterGulfport/seabee-ecourier-june-6-2013
  • 2. Anchors & Eagles - Call 228-871-4607 for info on all A&E has to offer.~ Open Tuesday through Thursday 2 - 6 p.m., A&E is your getaway for all chiefs and officers. Your favorite beverage, multipleTVs, darts and pool table all await you.The Grill - Call 228-871-2494 for takeout and avoid the wait. (Delivery available from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)~ Don’t forget that the Grill is open for breakfast! Try our delicious Southwest Burrito or sausage and cheese breakfastsandwich. Open Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for a great breakfast or lunch.Chapel Offerings - Call 228-871-2454 for more information.~Looking for a church? The Seabee Memorial Chapel holds services every Sunday to suit your needs. Protestant Services include aGospel Service at 8 a.m. and a Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Catholic Mass is at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays and the Chapel also holds aWeekly Mass, Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.~ Seabee Pantry – The Seabee Pantry is a valuable resource for families needing a little extra assistance during the month. Pleasedonate as many canned goods and other nonperishable items as possible. Donation drop-off sites are located at the Navy Exchange,Chapel, Commissary, Fleet and Family Support Center and Armed Forces Retirement Home.~ Praise and Worship - The Seabee Memorial Chapel is looking for new members for the Praise and Worship Team for the 10:30a.m., Worship Service and the Gospel choir at 8 a.m. If you can sing or play an instrument, you are invited to come share your gift.Liberty Center - Call 228-871-4684 for more information.~ This week at Liberty: Friday . . . try your hand at bowling! Free shuttle to Island Strikz leaves at 6 p.m.~ On Saturday, watch the Mobile BayBears vs. Tennessee Smokies live! Shuttle leaves at 5 p.m. and admission is free with amilitary ID.~ Sunday hop on the free shuttle at 10 a.m., and cool off at the Gulf Islands Waterpark. Admission is $17.~ Wednesday the 12thdo your Father’s Day shopping at Crossroads Mall, shuttle departs 6 p.m.~ On Thursday (June 13), check out the Mississippi Coast Summer Fair. Shuttle departs at 6 p.m., and admission is free!Information, Tickets and Travel - Call 228-871-2231 for more information.~ We have your Gulf Islands Water Park tickets! Purchase a single day ticket for $18.50 at ITT. *Upgrade your single dayticket at the water park for $26.75 to make it a 2013 Season Pass for a savings of $8.50 when compared to their season pass price.~ Looking for a great getaway that won’t break the bank? Come in to check out all that ITT offers for Atlanta, Ga.! FromBraves baseball, the Georgia Aquarium, Six Flags, Medieval Times and lodging options - - we’ve got your best price.Navy Outdoor Recreation - Call 228-871-2127 for more information.~ You can be sure to find the best prices around at NOR. Stop by and pick up a price list for all of your spring outdoor plansfrom boats and camping gear to party favorites like bounce houses. NOR’s pricing can’t be beat. NOR is open Monday, 8 a.m. – 1p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.The Beehive - Call 228-871-4009 to find out all the Beehive has to offer.~ Dart tournament June 26, 7 p.m. Call for more info.~ Looking for a great place to relax with friends and a cold drink? Then, head over to the BEEHIVE. The bartenders arefriendly and waiting to serve. You can also enjoy a good game whether its pool, darts or air hockey. Open Monday - Thursday(4:30 - 10:30 p.m.), Friday (4:30 -11:30 p.m.) and Saturday (5 -11:30 p.m.)**Outside the Fence Line**~ 27thAnnual Coast Coliseum Summer Fair, June 6 - 16. The Coliseum Summer Fair has tons to offer! A family-friendly, jampacked affordable event, filled with midway rides, FREE live music, shows, contests, and headline entertainment - this event trulyoffers something for all age groups! Gate admission is FREE Sunday - Thursday and only $5 on Fridays and Saturdays for ages 13and older, children under 12 free gate admission daily! In addition to family affordable - $20 Pay-One-Price ride admission offered!Pay-one-price ride times: Monday - Friday 5 - 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 1 - 6 p.m.; Sunday, June 19 1 - 9 p.m. Gates open at5 p.m., Monday - Friday and 1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday!~ Biloxi “Drive-In Movie” Night! Enjoy a family night out with “The Lorax,” June 7 at 6 p.m., Biloxi Town Green. The eveningfeatures a giant water slide, games, door prizes - so grab the blankets, lawn chairs and come on down! **Please Note: Moviegoers are asked to bring one can or bag dog/cat food as admission! For more information call 228-435-6339.~ Joppa Shriners’ Gun Show - The Joppa Shriners are hosting their second gun show of the year June 8 - 9, 2013. Hours areSaturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. We have our large ammo dealer returning, and also additional gun vendors.Door prizes will be given away both days. Admission is $7. Children under the age of 12 admitted free. Concessions are available.We are located off I-10 at exit 41 (Woolmarket exit); then north 1.25 miles.~ Iron Man at Edgewater Mall, June 8, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bring the kids to meet the Marvel Comics Iron Man! Bring your camerafor meet/greet and pictures! First 150 kids receive a free pass to Gulf Islands Waterpark! In addition enjoy face painting and balloontwisting! In front of Dillard’s . . . Free!~ Turtle Hurtles at Gulf Islands National Seashore - June 8 - 9, 10 a.m. Learn more about these amazing and endangeredcreatures in the Gulf of Mexico. Play the role of sea turtles and other creatures in this active, outdoor program! Call Gulf IslandsNational Seashore Visitors Center for details: 228-230-4100. Free!For a listing of all the events in and around South Mississippi, go to http://www.gulfcoast.org/events/ Disclaimer – these events arenot base events and are subject to change/cancellation without notice. It is advised to call before attending.