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FRSA Flash 11 May 2012


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FRSA Flash 11 May 2012

  1. 1. 3-6 Field Artillery Friday, 11 May 2012 FRSA Flash Krispy Kreme will be sold at from 8-10am on theday of are: 3-6 FA Battalion, Mini Mall Shoppette by on Bel-vedere Blvd, & North Gate Shoppette of off Memorial Drive(Evans Mills)Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Mate-rial presented does not represent the views or endorsement of 3-6 Field Artillery or theUnited States Army. This material is for personal use of the readers. All readers are encour-
  2. 2. Page 2 Upcoming Events If you are still interested in attending, please RSVP. Note: Currently there are 55 people who have RSVP’d to be in attendance. We are looking forward to a great time and a chance for our Spouses to see what their Soldiers do!! Come out and show your Redlegs!!!
  3. 3. Upcoming Training & Volunteer Opportunities Page 3 Upcoming FRG Meetings Alpha FRG Meeting 15 May Golf FRG Meeting 15 May
  4. 4. Upcoming Training & Volunteer Opportunities Page 4 UPCOMING ALZHEIMERS ASSOCIA- TION VOLUTNEER OPPORTUNITIES Sat. 5/26 - Thousand Islands Winery Grape Blossom Festival - Volunteers will assist with many aspects of the event (wine pouring, park- ing, check-in, security, etc). T-shirts will be provided. LOCATION: Thousand Islands Winery in Alexandria Bay. Shifts 1130-1600: or 1530-2000. Sat. 7/24 - Thousand Islands Winery Birth- day Bash - Help celebrate the 9th Birthday of the Thousand Islands Winery. Volunteers will assist with the same tasks as noted above. LOCATION: TI Winery in A-Bay from 1630-2100. Sat. 8/18 - Greater Watertown Walk to End Alzheimers - Sackets Harbor This is the larg- est fundraising events in the area and need many hands to make it a success. Individuals and Group Volunteers are welcome! Volun- teers assist with the day in many ways; registra- tion, walk guides, serve refreshments, assist with incentives and more! LOCATION: Sackets Harbor Central School from 0700- 1200. Master Resilience Training at Army Community Service Center Please join us on 21 May as we focus on resilience skills through effective prob- lem solving, learning to keep things in perspective and developing real-time resil- iency. Class is in ACS from 9:30am-2:30pm (with a one hr lunch break). Contact the Mobilization & Deployment Staff at 315-772-2848
  5. 5. Page 5 For Your Information!! May is Recreational opportunity month with Fort Drum AthleticsMWR is starting a new wrestling club @ MAGRATH Gym, starting on May 14th.Mat time will be open from 1800 to 2100.Anyone who is a valid ID card holder, over the age of 18, and is interested in Wrestling, groundwork, or just looking to hit the mat is welcome to take part in the Wrestling Club.. Johnathan Scott is the Wrestling Club President.. (p)301-346-2309. (e)phelwan@yahoo.comIf youre interested, or have any questions please feel free to call or email Johnathan directly _______________________________________________________________________________MWR is having Recreational Volleyball Night for the Month of May and June.Every Tuesday and Thursday nights from 1800 to 2100 @ Magrath Sports Complex - The Gym Win-ner stays loser moves out. New team enters. If teams wins three in a row, two new teams will enter.Bring a team or join one that is thereAll Authorized ID card holders are welcomeIf you have any questions contact:Brandon F DohertyChief of Sports Fitness and AquaticsFMWR Sports OfficeCommercial: (315) 772-6663 _______________________________________________________________________________
  6. 6. Page 6 For Your Information!!A huge thank you toour Military Spouseswho do so much eve-ryday and give up somuch to take care ofthe home front whiletheir Soldier leave toprotect this country.From us here at 3-6FAwe know your worth,strength and courageand for that…. WeThank You!!!
  7. 7. Page 7 Get out and see the 1000 Islands Check out and all that the 1,000 island It’s a water wonderland! The breathtaking scenery includes nearly 2,000 islands, the shim- mering blue bays of Great Lake Ontario, sparkling rivers and hundreds of miles of pictur- esque coastline. From fairy-tale castles to world-class fishing and whitewater rafting, you’ll find boundless adventures.It’s not surprising that some of the most popular attractions here are scenic cruises. Boat linesoffer a variety of choices—from paddle-wheel riverboat tours to a vintage-speedboat ride at Clay-ton’s Antique Boat Museum, home of the largest collection of antique and classic boats in NorthAmerica. Watch for waterfowl and songbirds on a nature cruise with Clayton Island Tours.Uncle Sam Boat Tours stop at Heart Island’s magnificent 120-room Boldt Castle, a “must see” forany visitor. For an uplifting perspective, float above Alexandria Bay with Champagne Balloon Ad-ventures. If you’d like a challenging adventure, head to Watertown and ride the world-famousBlack River canyon with Black River Whitewater Rafting tours.The fishing is amazing! Anglers come from around the world for trophy-sized catches on Lake On-tario, the St. Lawrence River and smaller lakes and streams. The region’s 28 state parks provideyear-round fun. Along with fantastic boating, Wellesley Island State Park has hundreds of camp-sites and a wonderful nature center surrounded by hiking trails. Cedar Point, another treasure,features a sandy beach for swimmers, a fishing pier and camping with spectacular views.Other unique places to stay include historic Singer Castle on Dark Island and the Victorian-eralightkeepers quarters at Tibbetts Point Lighthouse, standing where Lake Ontario meets the St.Lawrence River.Named one of the Top 9 Great American Drives by Budget Travel, the Great Lakes Seaway Trailleads to historic lighthouses and great outdoor activities, from bird-watching to scuba diving inthe St. Lawrence’s crystal-clear waters. Commemorations of the War of 1812 bring history to lifeat Fort Ontario in Oswego and Sackets Harbor Battlefield. If you visit in July, don’t miss Harbor-fest, a fantastic waterside festival on Lake Ontario.
  8. 8. For the Kiddos Page 8
  9. 9. Page 9 Child, Youth & School Services Child, Youth & School Services Fort Drum, NYDear Members,We are excited to team up with Challenger Sports, the largest soccer company in the States. They will be running a soccercamp for us the week of July 23rd right here on base at Chapel Drive Youth Sports Fields.See the information below about the camp, and how to sign up for it.Jon BurnardCYSS Sports DirectorChallenger’s British Soccer Camp has become the most popu-lar camp in the US by delivering great coaching and fantastic value – in fact Challenger provides each camper with over$100 in camp giveaways! Description:
  10. 10. Page 10 Child, Youth, & School ServicesIn addition to giving each player a free soccer ball, a great looking camp shirt, a Premier League soccer poster and a per-sonal skills evaluation, Challenger will also immediately send you a British Soccer game jersey if you register on line at least45 days prior to camp.Plus new for 2012 Challenger is also providing every camper with a free subscription to their online coaching website –value $49! contains hundreds of coaching videos, practices,tips and individual skill building drills for players of all ages to practice at home! (Campers, parents and coaches will beprovided with a sign up code during the week of camp.)Many Challenger camps will fill up before the summer so don’t miss out on this great skill development opportunity foryour child from the people who really know how to making learning soccer fun!Register now and support Fort Drum Youth Services and your own community. Remember if you sign up at least 45 daysbefore camp starts, Challenger will immediately send your great looking game jersey!Click here to get more details and to register for camp at Chapel Drive Youth Sports Fields, July 23rd - 27th|1|21885&~We are very proud of our achievements. Please check out the short movie below to get a feel for who we are and what wedo. Just click on the link.We are Challenger - a total Sports Company!! HUGHESREGIONAL DIRECTOR |NY & RIToll Free: 800-309-0212 ext 134 | Office: 401-213-0463 | Cell: 401-391-1950 | Fax: 401-228-654894A Jefferson Blvd, Warwick. RI 02888 |
  11. 11. ACS Events in June Page 11
  12. 12. Page 12 Cleaning House Fort Drum Housing Yard Sale 2-3 June - Adirondack & Rhicard Hills Housing areas 9-10 June - Monument & Crescent Housing areas