FRSA FLASH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012Special Points of InterestTHOUGHTS 2BUFFALO BILLS 3CHILD CARE 4-5PARENT–PARENT 7COMING ATTRAC- 11TIONSCRAFT FAIR 15FRG TRAINING DAY 16LTC OrtizTF MTN Eagle CdrCSM EscaleraTF MTN Eagle CSMMichele GallowayTF MTN Eagle FRSAOffice 315-774-1206Cell 315-836-6496 FROM 277th FRSA: Summer is slowly moving forward into Fall. Enjoy! The upcoming changes of the seasons. The FRSA Flash is a bi- weekly posting . WE ALL NEED RESILIENCE!!!Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Material pre-sented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 10th CAB or the Army. This material is forpersonal use of the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable re-strictions and guidelines.
PAGE 2 FRSA FLASH THOUGHTS TO CONSIDER !!!Kindness is the medicine needed in todays world. People long for the healing power of words thatsooth wounds and bring joy. Genuine care and concern can change the atmosphere around you.Kind words can be short and easy to understand. Yet, these words are powerful enough to causemisunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate.Someone once said the following: "Kind words are the music of the world. They have a power thatseems to be beyond natural causes, as though they were some angels song which had lost its wayand come back to earth."Have you shown kindness today? Have your words become music in the ears of the hearer? Be will-ing to love people more than they deserve. Overlook their slights. Keep reaching out with kindwords. You will find yourself being made kind by being kind!
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FRSA FLASH PAGE 4Childcare Payments/Late FeesPayments:Payment for Full Day/Part Day Care is due by the 5th business day of the paymentcycle. Late payment fees are charged after the 5th business day and are $2.00 perchild per day per payment cycle. Services will be terminated if full payment for themonth is not received by the last working day of the month.Late Pick-Up Fee Procedures:CDC and SAC programs have a late pick-up fee of $1.00 per minute up to 15 minutesper Family per site regardless of the number of children in care at that site.After15 minutes, the Family is charged $5.00 per child, per site for the remainder ofthe hour and then $5.00 per child, per site for each hour thereafter. Check out all the FACEBOOK pages. We have a page for the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade as well as each of our Task Forces within our Brigade.
FRSA FLASH PAGE 5 ATTENTION VALUED PATRONS / PARENTS 30 August 2012 FEE INCREASES and PROGRAM CHANGESDear Valued Customer, As we have kept you apprised over the past two years, we are moving towards Department ofDefense standardized rate fees. This October is the final incremental phase for Fort Drum to reachArmy standard. Department of Defense will then implement equitable rates throughout the ArmedForces. In addition to Department of the Army forecasted rate fee increases, the following DeploymentSupport Service Programs are eliminated 1 October 2012:X 20% fee reduction for all Child Development Services programsX Youth Sports fee credit up to $100 per deployment cycle per child/youth.X SKIES Unlimited Instructional Class fee credit up to $300 per deployment cycle per child/youth.X $2.00 Hourly Care fee beyond the 16 free respite child care hours.Those currently deployed as of 1 October 2012 are grandfathered and will continue to receive de-ployment support services they are currently receiving.Should you have any questions on the program impact as it effects your Family, please inquire atthe front desk or by calling Parent Central Services at 772-8675. Thanking you for your cooperation and understanding
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FRSA FLASH PAGE 8 What’s Playing at the Movies? Post Theater Bldg 10725, North Riva RidgeAdmission is $4.50 for adults; $2.25 for children 6-11; FREE for children 5 and younger. For more movie information, call 772-5571 FRI SEP 14 - 1900 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) SAT SEP 15 - 1400 Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG) 1900 The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) SUN SEP 16 - 1400 Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG)
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FRSA FLASH PAGE 11 SEPTEMBER 2012 COMING ATTRACTIONS AND ITEMS OF INTERESTSeptember 21 – Autism Support Group – Army Community ServiceSeptember 21 – In Her Shoes: Living With Domestic Violence – Army Community ServiceSeptember 21 – Midnight Sports – Youth CenterSeptember 22 – Adirondack Railroad Fall Foliage Trip – Parks and RecreationSeptember 22 – UFC at Winner’s Circle – BOSSSeptember 25 – Teen Image-Makers Photography Club – Youth CenterSeptember 25 – Family Night: Horseback Riding – The CommonsSeptember 26 – At-Home Career Fair – Army Community ServiceSeptember 26 – Teen Cooking Club – Youth CenterSeptember 27 – Federal Employment Workshop - Army Community ServiceSeptember 27 – FRG Book Club – Army Community ServiceSeptember 29 – Meet The Author: Hope Marston – McEwen LibrarySeptember 29 – Skate Jam – Youth CenterOctober 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 by thezoo at Thompson Park. A little monster’s fun zone is available for kids 12 and under with tamer ac-tivities for younger children. Additional treats include group photos, snacks and drinks, and a bonfirefor marshmallow roasting. Patrons can catch the shuttle to Remington Park from Mountain Commu-nity Homes Community Centers or Magrath Sports Complex. This event is free to all DoD ID cardholders. Parental discretion is advised for some of the evening’s offerings and children 12 and undermust be accompanied by an adult.
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PAGE 15 FRSA FLASH Spouses’ Club of Fort Drum 22nd Annual Craft and Antique Fair Saturday, November 17th, 2012 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monti Physical Fitness Center Conway Rd. Fort Drum, NY Admission: $5.oo Get a jump on your black Friday shopping at the Spouses’ Club Craft Fair. The Craft fair is the ideal place to find unique gifts, home décor! Kids Craft While You Shop Holiday Helpers will supervise children ages 2-12 while you shop. One hour limit & $3.00 craft fee. For an additional fee, Santa will be located outside Elf Village forpicture. For More Information, please contact Alison Fisher firstname.lastname@example.org We are currently accepting vendors.