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FRSA Flash 21 SEPTEMBER 2012

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Unit and Community Information for week ending 21 September 2012

Unit and Community Information for week ending 21 September 2012


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  • 1. 4-31 FRSA Flash DATES TO REMEMBER29 SEP — C-Co FRG MTG @Old McDonald’s Farm @ September 21, 201210005-8 OCT — Columbus Holiday Week-end6 OCT — D-Co FRG MTG/Pot Luck @D-Co Classroom10 OCT—BN Ball Etiquette Class &Dress Swap @ Rhicard Hills Commu-nity Center @ 180026 OCT — Fort Drum Haunted Hay-ride @ Remington Park27 OCT — 2BCT Haunted Hotel Event10-13 NOV — Veteran’s Day HolidayWeekend14 NOV — GI Jane Day IV20 NOV — 4-31 Turkey Bowl22-25 NOV — Thanksgiving Day Holi-day Weekend29 NOV — Battalion Ball 9/21/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO
  • 2. DATES TO REMEMBER September 20129/21 Midnight Sports Youth Center9/21 In Her Shoes 0900-1130 ACS9/22 Adirondack Railroad Fall Foliage Trip Parks and Rec9/22 UFC at Winner’s Circle BOSS9/25 Investing 101-ROTH IRA 0900-1100 ACS9/25 From Victim to Survivor Support Group 1130-1300 ACS9/25 Family Night: Horseback Riding The Commons9/26 At-Home Career Fair ACS9/26 Infant Message 0930-1100 Monument Ridge9/26 Teen Cooking Club Youth Center9/27 FRG Book Club ACS9/27 Family Wellness Support Group 1000-1100 ACS9/27 Federal Employment Workshop ACS9/27 Remembrance Ceremony 1630-1700 Memorial Park9/28 Hispanic Heritage Month Observance 1130-1300 The Commons9/28 Division Retirement Ceremony 1600-1700 MPA9/29 Meet The Author: Hope Marston McEwen Library9/29 Skate Jam Youth Center October 201210/1 Clothing Give-Away Drop-Off ACS10/1 Homemade Christmas Group ACS10/2 English For Speakers of Other Languages ACS10/5 BOSS 5K Fun Run Magrath Complex10/4 Employment 101 ACS10/5 Couponing Class ACS10/5 In Her Shoes: Living With Domestic Violence ACS10/9 EFMP Support Group ACS10/9 Key Caller Class ACS10/10 Build Your Own Business ACS10/12 Veterans’ Information Day (Watertown, NY) Dulles Building10/13 I’m Alone Youth Training School Age Center10/26 Haunted Hayride Remington Park10/27 2BCT Haunted Hotel (Open to the Public) Old PostThe Dates to Remember is not an all inclusive list of the wonderful events happening here on Fort Drum. Please take advantage of using thePreview, the Mountaineer, the 10th Mountain Division, MWR, ACS Facebook pages, Fort Drum website and other various avenues to learnabout all the happenings here on Fort Drum. 9/21/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 2
  • 3. 8TH ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVALSunday, September 16, 2012 - Sunday, September 16, 2012LaFargeville, NY - Northern New York Agricultural Historical Society, Route 180 at Stone MillsAll the favorite things you enjoy about the fall season...Scare crow contest, music, food, fun and fellow-ship.Email: agstonemills@yahoo.com AG MUSEUM STAFFPhone: 315/658-2353 - AG MUSEUM STAFFLinks: http://www.stonemillsmuseum.org15TH ANNUAL VINTAGE & CLASSIC STREET MEETSaturday, September 22, 2012 - Sunday, September 23, 2012Clayton, NY - Downtown Clayton & Graves StreetThis is a fun filled weekend for the whole family! Come and enjoy the cars and memorabilia on display.Email: info@1000islands-clayton.com CLAYTON CHAMBERPhone: 315-686-3771 - CLAYTON CHAMBERLinks: http://www.1000islands-clayton.comLuck-E-Star RodeoSeptember 29, 2012Bulls & Barrels, Junior Bulls & Kids RodeoWhitaker Road, Martinsburg at 1:00pmFor more information, call (315) 783-9589OKTOBERFESTSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Saturday, September 29, 2012Cape Vincent, NY - From South: Take Route 81 North to exit 46. Turn left onto Route 12F and follow to Route12E at Paddy Hill. Turn right onto Route 12E into Brownville. Turn left in Brownville and follow Route 12Estraight into Cape Vincent approximately 20 miles. From Canada: Take TI Bridge at Collins Landing. Get off atthe Clayton exit and take Route 12 into Cape Vincent approximately 22 miles. In Kingston take the Wolfe Is-land Ferry then the Hornes Ferry into Cape Vincent. Noon - 5 pm. The official Oktoberfest in Munich typi-cally runs from the last 2 weeks in September to October. An Autumn Farmers and crafters Market will compli-ment our Beer Garden, featuring authentic German beers, NY State microbreweries and wineries.Email: thecape@tds.net SHELLEY HIGGINSPhone: 315-654-2481 - SHELLEY HIGGINSLinks: http//www.capevincent.org1812 WALKSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Friday, September 28, 2012Sackets Harbor , NY - Begins at Seaway Trail Discovery Center, 401 W. Main StreetEnjoy 3.1 and 6.2-mile walks sanctioned by American Volkssport Association (AVA). Organized leisure walkerswho want the official stamp for completing the walks for AVA logbooks can purchase accreditation for $3.00.Those completing Great Lakes Seaway Trail Walks can purchase commemorative pins ($4 ...Email: daryl@seawaytrail.com DARYL GILESPhone: 315-646-1000 x200 - DARYL GILESLinks: http://www.seawaytrail.com/volkssportTaste of Home Cooking SchoolOctober 20, 2012Mark your calendars and dont miss the "Taste of Home Cooking School" on October 20th at the Lowville AcademySchool Auditorium. Doors open at noon so youll have plenty of time to view all the vendors before the showstarts at 3PM and ends at 6PM. There will be vendors, cookbooks for sale, and much more! Check back for moredetails as they become available.27th Annual Craft FairOctober 20, 2012The Lowville Fire Department Auxiliary presents the 26th Annual Craft Fair being held at the Lowville FireHouse from 9:00am to 3:00pm!There will be lots of craft vendors, a bake sale and raffles. Lunch items available. 9/21/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 3
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  • 5. September is Suicide Awareness Month.Visit the Site for more information and resources — http://www.armyg1.army.mil/hr/suicide/ This is a great educational tool pre- sented by Well Aware. Webinar - Understanding the MINDSET of a youth with suicidal ideation 27 September 5:00-6:30pm EST You must register for the webinar. http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/599061/ c48c743e50/287702039/568fef647e/ 9/21/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 5
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  • 7. Contact Parks and Recreation if You are Interested in this Trip Screamers Hollow trip: 19 October 2012 www.screamershollow.com Trip includes: Transportation Bloody Bundle Pack.—All 4 attractions 35 min haunted hay ride, 10-15 min haunted walking trail, 10-15 min haunted maze, 35 acre haunted village $43 per person Leave Parks & Recreation at 1700 ar- rive back at approx. 0130 POC—Joshua Spencer FMWR Recreation Assistant BLDG P-1115 Iraqi Freedom Drive Ft Drum NY 13602 Office 315-772-8222/51699/21/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 7
  • 8. Right Arm Night September 28, 1700 Bring your favorite team’s jersey to wear in the Winner’s Circle!!! TVs for NFL Coverage $200 towards unit FMWR Madden Football video game fund with the highest percentage of Pool Tables attendance at Right Arm Food and beer Night. Look for the FMWR table to sign in.For more information, please call 772-3443 9/21/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 8
  • 9. October 20th 1st Annual Pumpkin Chunkin Contest, Riverside Drive, Clayton www.1000islands-clayton.com/punkinchunkin (Rain Date October 21st) Admission to the Punkin Chunkin Festival is free and begins at 11am featuring competitive firings throughout the day withawards at 5pm. The festival will have two categories of competition, which also compete against each other for the Best OverallDesign, which is the farthest throw for the height of their trebuchet. The two categories are: Adults (18 & older) and Youth (11-17 years old) . It costs $5 to enter the competition. http://www.1000islands-clayton.com/punkinchunkin.asp There are still entry spaces available for the Punkin Chunkin. Contestants can call the Clayton Chamber of Commerce at 315- 686-3771, email beth@1000islands-clayton.com or stop by the office at 517 Riverside Drive, Clayton NY. October 26 & 27, 2012 "Halloween Towne" in Downtown Lowville, NY Friday "FRIGHT NIGHT" 6-9pm "SCARY" Saturday 11am-11pm Join us for ghoulish games, frightening food, and freaky fun for the whole family!! <—————Halloween Towne Schedule 9/21/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 9
  • 10. Resources9/21/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 10
  • 11. Resources Need To Talk To Someone? Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC) 2BCT MFLC Dona Kingsley 315-955-4823Mobilization and Deployment Classes FRG Leader 9am-1pm Personal Financial Counselor—PFC-MFLC 7 NOV (315) 486-5770 Key Caller 2-3:30pm or 5-6:30pm Military and Family Life Consultants (MFLC) 9 OCT provide solution-oriented consultations to individu- als, couples, families, and groups. Key Caller 10-11:30am or 2-3:30pm 13 NOV The Military and Family Life Consultant (MFLC) 12 DEC Program is designed to provide support and assis- tance to active duty Soldiers, National Guard & Advance Key Caller 1-2:30pm Reserves, military Family Members and civilian 15 OCT personnel. Military and Family Life Consultants can help people who are having trouble coping Informal Funds 2-3pm with concerns and issues of daily life. 7 NOV Care Team 9am-12:30pm Official 4-31 BN Facebook Page 6 DEC 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry “Polar Bears” Event Planning 1-2:30pm 3 OCT https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/4-31- Infantry-Polar-Bears/239135106115186Army Family Team Building (AFTB)-9—4pm 22-26 Oct — Fall Marathon POC for 4-31 FRSA Flash Newsletter BN FRSA tracey.m.jones1.civ@mail.milOPSEC Safety for Families 10:30am—12pm 315-772-8416 3 OCT 10 DEC Contents of this Newsletter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event To register for training, please call sources. Material presented does not represent the 772-0470 or 772/2848. views or endorsement of the 4-31 IN, 2BCT or the Childcare is NOT available. Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines. 9/21/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 11