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March 2012 FRG Newsletter
 

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    March 2012 FRG Newsletter March 2012 FRG Newsletter Document Transcript

    • March 2012WOLFPACK FRG Ben Myers is Wolfpack no matter where he goes! NEWSLETTER THIS ISSUE.... YOUR FRG: YOUR COMMUNITY: FRSA FOSHEE FINDS: • note from the FRG • information about • making contact to becoming a Foster • note from the FRSA volunteer Parent/Family • from the community • upcoming meetings • Cumberland County • announcements has 600+ children • upcoming events they service and • quick & easy need your help recipe [1]
    • FRSA FOSHEE FINDS...Greetings From Your FRSA! recently spent two years living with her grandparents while her This past month featured my Health & parents deployed. She plays 16Awareness class that had been scheduled instruments and uses music tofor February 29th at the Fort Bragg Army escape the stress of militaryWellness Center. Since our previous class, life.back in November had a good turn out of Brandon Gould, 17, ofspouses, I had to schedule it again. Karen Foshee Hope Mills. Brandon wasEveryone received free assessments and TF Wolfpack FRSA diagnosed with Aspergerthe attendance was great! Watch for Syndrome at the age of 7 andupcoming monthly classes as the also suffers from Tourette Marquis Hackett, 17, of Sanford.information is released via your FRG! syndrome. Despite his fathers long Before moving to the area, Marquis deployments, Brandon has helped build had attended nine schools in six states.From Fayetteville/Ft. Bragg... After two years in local schools, Marquis the community, becoming an Eagle Scout Five students from the Cape Fear after four years. got into the N.C. School of Science andregion are in contention to become Mathematics. He hopes to study computer Zachary Herbst, 17, of Pinehurst. AnOperation Homefronts 2012 Military Child avid soccer player, Zachary plays for his science at UNC Chapel Hill.of the Year. school, the N.C. School of Science and The semi-finalists will be selected by a Operation Homefront announced Mathematics, and also spends his committee of military personnel, teachers,Friday that the five students are among summers teaching at a soccer camp called community members and others. The100 semi-finalists for the annual award, Kicking for Hunger. He plans to study award is given to students whowhich is given to one student representing engineering at Georgia Tech this fall. demonstrate "resilience and strength ofeach branch of military service. character, and thrive in the face of the Erika Jones, 17, of Raeford. Erika lived All five of the candidates in the Cape with relatives when her mother deployed to challenges of military life."Fear region represent the Army and will be Afghanistan and was responsible for most Operation Homefront will announcecompeting against each other along with the winners March 8th. The winners will household duties. But she also began15 others. Operation Homefront identified pursuing her associates degree at receive $5,000 and will be flown tothem as: Sandhoke Early College High School with Washington for a ceremony April 5th. Marly Kwolek, 12, of Hope Mills. Her plans to become a midwife.mom and dad are both soldiers, and Marly Announcements Information is included here for these Contact Information WELCOME!! announcements or will be coming out • SPC Acree had a baby girl on You can reach your FRSA at... shortly!! February 24th • Marriage Seminar phone: 910-643-7594; or email: • ASYMCA Deployed Family Ice Skating karen.m.foshee2.civ@mail.mil • CW3 Justin Lindgren and wife • Spouses of Deployed Troopers Retreat Kaman had their second child • TF Wolfpack Monthly Class • TF Wolfpack Easter Egg Hunt [2]
    • Shrimp Scampi with Linguini to 8 minutes or until the pasta is not quite done. Drain the pasta.IN MARCH... Ingredients • 1 pound linguini Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt 2 • 4 tablespoons butter tablespoons butter in 2 tablespoons • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, olive oil over medium-high heat. Saute plus more for drizzling the shallots, garlic, and red pepper • 2 shallots, finely diced flakes (if using) until the shallots are • 2 cloves garlic, minced translucent, about 3 to 4 minutes. • Pinch red pepper flakes, optional Season the shrimp with salt and pepper; • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined add them to the pan and cook until they • Kosher salt and freshly ground black have turned pink, about 2 to 3 minutes. pepper Remove the shrimp from the pan; set • 1/2 cup dry white wine aside and keep warm. Add wine and • Juice of 1 lemon lemon juice and bring to a boil. Add 2 • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley leaves tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons oil. When the butter has melted, return Directions the shrimp to the pan along with the For the pasta, put a large pot of water on parsley and cooked pasta. Stir well and the stove to boil. When it has come to season with salt and pepper. the boil, add a couple of tablespoons of salt and the linguini. Stir to make sure Drizzle over a bit more olive oil and serve the pasta separates; cover. When the immediately. water returns to a boil, cook for about 6If you have any questions about the informationposted here please contactour TF Wolfpack FRSA. She Shrimp Scampi will either have theanswer for you or will be with Linguiniable to direct you to who you need to speak to! [3]
    • What the FRG is up to... donations of filled eggs (filled with mini- toys and/or individually wrapped candy up MEETINGS... Coming up for the FRG we have a until that date. Please contact Karencouple of things in the works. Foshee at 910-643-7594 or On Saturday, March 10, we will karen.foshee@us.army.mil to arrange totravelling to Give to the Troops in drop them off at Rear D. You are alsoGreenville, NC. Give to the Troops is a welcome to come out and help us stuffgreat organization that receives corporate and pack the eggs to ship at 6:00pm ondonations that can be handed over to March 15th.military units without having to deal with all Finally, we would like to collect Thankthe red tape. In order to receive, we go to you cards from friends, families, etc., totheir location and donate our time to send over to the unit around the 4th of Julypackage up care packages going to holiday. Please spread the word to yourdeployed troops, sort and organize the extended family and connections aboutpallets of goods that are received into their this effort. It would be great to see everyorganization, etc. If you are interested in one of our almost 400 troopers get a FRG Leaders Meeting andgoing along, please contact Thank you as they finish out this Easter Egg StuffingWolfpackFRGemail@gmail.com to find out deployment.more information and to make sure that Thursday, March 15th If you have any additional ideas oryou are registered as a volunteer. We can We will be gathering at suggestions for events or activities we areuse all the help we can get! Rear D on March 15 from pleased to receive them at the FRG email 6:00 until approx. 7:30 to In addition to this, we will be getting address: WolfpackFRGemail@gmail.com. go over currenttogether on the evening of March 15th to information and stuff eggsstuff and pack Easter Eggs to send over in for our troopers and ourtime for the holiday. We are accepting upcoming Easter Egg Hunt. TF Wolfpack is always looking for volunteers. If you want to help, contact your FRG Leader or the TF FRSA. Lonewolf FRG Meeting Friday, March 16th Echo Company FRG will have their next meeting on Friday, March 16th from 6:00pm until 7:00pm at the Rear D/FRG Conference Room at TF Wolfpack HQ. [4]
    • IN YOUR COMMUNITY... Cumberland County Department of Social Service If you are interested in becoming foster parents please attend an information session. Every 3rd Thursday at 12 noon and 6:30 pm CCDSS Conference room. Please call 910-677-2541 for more information. “We need GOOD foster parents to help with the 600 plus children we service. “