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FRSA Flash 20 July 2012

  1. 1. 20 July 20123-6 Field Artillery FRSA Flash Government Organization July17-21—Lewis County Fair July 23— American Red Cross Blood Drive July 24—Welcome Tour July 26—Family Wellness Support Group Book club July 26—Remembrance Ceremony July 27—ACS 47th Birthday July 27—Division Retirement Cere- mony July 28-Aug 12—Bravo Battery Block Leave July 28—DPAO/Toyota Concert Series: Bill Cosby July—28-29– Farmer’s Market @ Commissary July 30— Advanced Key Caller Class July 31- Welcome Tour Aug 1 - AFTB Level 1 @ ACS Aug 4 - Thrift Shop Saturday Open- ing Aug 6-9 - EFMP Camp Aug 14 - EFMP Support Group @ ACS Aug 14 - 2012 Education Fair @ The Commons
  2. 2. We wanted to make you aware that we have on post availability for 2 bedroom homes exclusive to PVT-SSG. Little to no wait for these homes with no security deposit or first/last month’s rent and 6 month lease terms make it a great option for incoming Soldiers or those who are looking for the convenience of living with Mountain Community Homes. On post living boasts unique amenities including bark parks, splash parks, destination playgrounds, extensive trail networks and so much more.These homes also include: All utilities, Air Conditioning, Garage with Automatic Door Opener, Private fencedin yard or balcony, Privacy window blinds, Time Warner service discount, Renter’s Insurance, 24/7 Mainte-nance, Lawn care service, An exclusive invitation to all Resident events,If you know of anyone who may be interested, please have them contact theWelcome Home Center in Clark Hall at 315.955.6644.
  3. 3. Free B aby Bundle s are alw ays availab le at ACS up to 3 for month newbo E5. If t s old f rns here a or E1 t births, re mul hru ra n k i s tiple Any qu not a f estions 315 can be -772-6 directe 556. d
  4. 4. 2012 Education Fair August 14, 1400-1800 The CommonsStay tune...More information coming soon!
  5. 5. Summer Camp, Sports andSchool Physicals -- Satur-day, July 21, and Saturday,August 4, -- 8 a.m. to Noonat Guthrie Family MedicineClinic By AppointmentOnly. Please call 315-772-2778 for children, schoolages Kindergarten to Sen-iors (no preschool or col-lege) for Summer Camp,Sports and School Physical.(No CYS enrollment physi-cals)
  6. 6. 3-6 Field Artillery BOSS Representative is SGT Randy WhiteAll Military Service Members are Winner’s Circle Sports Bar. Enjoy Jul 27 ……….…………sundownwelcome to stop into the BOSS this popular pastime with friendsFacility at T-2190 Nash Boulevard while partaking of your favoriteand check out all that BOSS has to food and beverage. Pre-fight activi-offer. The BOSS Facility is open Wed ties- Sun 11am - 11 pm. Enjoy the begin at 9 pm with the mainAdirondack style great room, a large event beginning at 10 pm. Broughtopen area with a fireplace, comfortable to you FREE compliments of Fortlounge furniture, large screen Drum BOSS. Transportation pro-TV’s, movie theatre screen with surround videdsound, and several gaming stations. to and from Barracks callThe BOSS facility offers free BOSS.wireless internet, computers for free July 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . .UFC 149use, an additional game room with Aug 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . .UFC 150pool, air hockey and fooseball tables Outdoor Movie Iand more TV gaming machines. The Enjoy a movie on a warm summernewest addition is a large media evening in the great with comfortable recliners in Shown at the BOSS center in thetheater seating and giant screen TV. rear lawn this activity is offeredBOSS Executive Council compliments of BOSS. 21 JumpSenior Military Advisor Street (R) will be playing starting. . . . . . . . . .CSM Mark Oldroyd at sundown. Bring your foldingFamily and MWR Advisor chairs, blankets, bug spray and. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brandon Smith snacks. Pop corn and drinks willBOSS President BOSS. . . . . . . . .SGT Bradley Johnson Bldg. T-2190 - 772-7807BOSS Vice President be sold. This event is open to all. . . . . . . . .SPC Vanessa Trinidad Soldiers, family members and DoDBOSS Meetings Civilians (caution: movie rated R).Each Military Unit has a separate 13 July . . . . . . . . . . . . . .sundownBOSS meeting. All meetings are Outdoor Movie IIheld at the BOSS Facility. Call 772- BOSS is offering to show this7807 to find out when your unit’s week’s movie in the courtyard of one of the Battalions on post. If Keep on themeeting is scheduled.BOSS WiFi your Battalion is interested in lookout!!! BOSSThe BOSS Facility has free internet hosting this event, call 315-772- is opening an-access with computer stations 7807 and ask for the BOSS Presi- other center atavailable for Soldiers to use for dent or BOSS Secretary. If no Bat- the Jack T. talion asks to host a location will beweb-surfing and communicating arranged. The movie playing will be Sweet complexwith friends and family. American Reunion ® starting atUltimate Fighting sundown and is open to all Military,Championship families, and DoD CiviliansCheck out the Pay-Per-View UFC (caution: movie rated R) Call 772-Fight Night monthly at the 7807 for movie location
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  8. 8. BIGGEST LOCAL MYTH: “THERE’S NOTHING TO DO HERE!!” Wrong!! Things to do in the North CountryFishing 1000 Islands Bass Open, Gananoque, Ontario, July 7-8, BIGBASS.html Basic Fishing Class, Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, 16 June, 11 August, 1 September – 11 am to 1pm, email: kimbrie.cullen@parks.ny.govMusic & EntertainmentDPAO Summer Concert Series – Watertown Fairgrounds, Bill Cosby, July 28 Journey, August 14 Marshall Tucker Band – August 17,Clayton Opera House –•Rockin the Bay 23-26 AugBlues in the Bay 30 Aug – 3 Sept, www.visitalexbay.orgWineFinger Lakes Wine ToursThousand Islands Winery, Alexandria Bay, Winery Birthday Bash! (bbq, music & wine), July 14 Coyote Moon Winery, Clayton, 3rd Annual Howl at the Moon, Saturday, July 28 Bluegrass in the Vineyards, 25-26 August 2nd Annual Shore Dinner (benefits the TI Museum), July 20, 5pm – 8pm, dinner, hayrides, live music & wine!
  9. 9. Fairs, Festivals, and FUN! Lewis County: 17 July – 21 July, Lowville Fairgrounds, FREE ADMISSION, parade & fireworks opening night, St. Lawrence County: usually the first week of August, Gouverneur, Alexandria Bay Craft Fair – Scenic View Park Pavilion, 21-22 July, 10 am – 5pm, Can-Am Festival – Sackets Harbor – music, food, crafts and fireworks! 21-22 July 4th Annual TI Stamp, Coin, Postcard, Jewelry, Gem & Collectables Show – Clayton Rec Arena, 28 – 29 July Stone Mills Craft Fair – LaFargeville, 3 – 5 August 30th Annual Craft Show & Sale – Clayton Rec. Arena, 25 - 26 August NYS Fair – 23 August – September 3, Woodsmen Field Days – Boonville, 17 – 19 August, Pirate Invasion – Alexandria Bay, 10 – 19 August, 48th Annual Boat Show & Auction – Clayton,3 – 5 August, Antique Boat Museum, www.abm.org1. The Pine Plains Bowling Center is CLOSED forthe month of July and will re-open on August 1 featuring free bowling for kids 12 and under with a paying Adult.
  10. 10. Check out Annual Car Show for Parishevents and things to do Sports - Auto / Motorcyclein the North Country Dates: 8/12/2012-8/12/2012Summer Sunset Concert Series Annual Train Open House 0Oswego HannibalArt & Culture - Performing Arts - Music Exposition - GeneralDates: 6/27/2012-8/29/2012 Dates: 8/25/2012-8/25/2012Gullivers Wilderness Airpark 14th An-nual Fly-inFultonAir shows - Air showsDates: 7/18/2012-7/22/2012HarborfestOswegoFairs & Festivals - GeneralDates: 7/26/2012-7/29/2012OswegoLYRA 2012 Annual Regatta 0OswegoSports - BoatsDates: 7/30/2012-8/5/2012Athleta IronGirl Womens Triathlon 0BrewertonSports - Sport EventsDates: 8/5/2012-8/5/2012Salmon Derby 0PulaskiSports - Fishing & HuntingDates: 8/11/2012-8/11/2012
  11. 11. 2012 Events Schedule Date Time Event Location - Sponsor - Contact Information 1812 LACROSSE SHOOT-OUT Madison Barracks July - 14 8:00 AM (BOYS) Contact Mike Campbell 315-646-3374 Battlefield State Historic Site July - 15 3:00 PM WATERFRONT CONCERT Contact Gail 315-646-2321 Sackets Harbor July - 20 8:00 AM Sackets Harbor Plein Air art Event Contact Bill Christopherson 315-785-6850 Madison Barracks July - 21 8:00 AM 1812 LACROSSE SHOOT OUT Contact Mike Campbell 315-646-3374 Sackets Harbor July - 21 9:00 AM CAN-AM FESTIVAL Contact Sherry Derouin 646-3850 Battlefield State Historic Site July - 22 3:00 PM WATERFRONT CONCERT Contact Gail 315-646-2321 July - 27 5:00 PM FISH FRIES American Legion Market Square Park (Gazebo) July - 28 8:00 AM GARDEN TOUR Contact Linda 315-639-6123 Sackets Harbor Visitor Center July - 28 9:00 AM 10th ANNUAL SPOKER RIDE Contact Steve Wood 315-778-9226 Battlefield State Historic Site July - 29 3:00 PM WATERFRONT CONCERT Contact Gail 315-646-2321 Market Square Park August - 05 3:00 PM WATERFRONT CONCERT Contact Gail 315-646-2321 Battlefield State Historic Site August - 12 3:00 PM WATERFRONT CONCERT Contact Gail 315-646-2321 Sackets Harbor August - 18 9:00 AM MEMORY WALK Contact Alzheimers Association 315-782-8755 Battlefield State Historic Site August - 19 3:00 PM WATERFRONT CONCERT Contact Gail 315-646-2321 Battlefield State Historic Site August - 26 3:00 PM WATERFRONT CONCERT Contact Gail 315-646-2321 Battlefield State Historic SiteSeptember - 02 3:00 PM WATERFRONT CONCERT Contact Gail 315-646-2321 Madison BarracksSeptember - 28 1:00 AM 1812 HISTORY SYMPOSIUM Contact Mike Campbell 315-646-3374
  12. 12. Saturdays & Sundays ~July 7– August 19 ~ The Sterling Renaissance Festival is one of the oldest and most suc- cessful producers of professional interactive entertainment in the world. Thrill to the excitement of over 100 stage and street performers, profes- sional actors, comedians and musicians who whimsically recreate an authentic English Renaissance village for you to experience. Join the merriment at the Pub Sing, Wench Auction and Trial & Dunke. Witness dozens of artisans demonstrating their fine craftsmanship and selling their unique wares. Enjoy digging into our savor delicacies - from steak- on-a-stake, pita pockets, succulent turkey legs, portabella mushroom sandwiches, mile high cakes and more!
  13. 13. Money raised will go to Fort Drum USO. Last year alone close to $19,000 was donated.
  14. 14. The 2012 Concerts on the Waterfrontpresented by the Sackets Harbor Historical Society every SummerSunday from 3-5 pm at the Battlefield State Historic SiteJuly 22nd - Can Am Weekend - Atlas rocks the battlefield for an afternoon of big city partytime. Dance in an outdoor setting to swing, pop and classic rock.July 29th - Babik blends big band with an exotic flare of gypsy folk songs. Homemade percus-sion including a duck call adds to the fun.August 5th - The Opera Reel String Band with authentic 1812 era music and dance.A community celebration at the Bandstand! Part of 9th annual War of 1812 weekendAugust 12th _ Prime Time Funk with Ronnie Leigh from Syracuse’s jazz vocal scene. This 10 piece band roundsup the area’s best jazz, blues and funk musicians 10th Mountain Division Band: Our own warrior musicians present pops, vocals, patriotic mu-August 19th - Thesic and jazz standards.August 26th - Quickstep with John Kirk and Trish Miller and talented friends, bring us authentic Appalachianand Adirondack fiddle music – clogging too! More 1812 era tunes!Sept 2nd - Our Labor Day extravaganza with The Mario De Santis orchestra. They round up all the good tunesfrom the past 60 years.Sponsoring the series this year is Watertown Savings Bank. Additional funding is received from the New York State Council on the Arts Decen-tralization Program, administered in Jefferson, Lewis and St Lawrence Counties by the St. Lawrence Arts Council; the Village of Sackets Harbor;and the Town of Hounsfields Committee for the Advancement of Tourism. Contributions from area businesses and organizations, and a weekly"Passing of the Hat" at the concerts also provide financial support.Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Material presented does notrepresent the views or endorsement of 3-6 Field Artillery or the United States Army. This material is for personal useof the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines.