Inside the Gate, May 2, 2013


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Inside the Gate, May 2, 2013

  1. 1. May 2, 2013 For the following tidbits of information and more, visit Want your news or event posted? Let us know. Send an email to or call 228-871-3662. Building Managers Training - Training for all Building Managers under the NCBC Area of Responsibility will take place May 9, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Training Hall, building 446. Attendance is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED as this training is different from any previous training. Diversity Committee Pizza Sale Fundraiser - The NCBC Diversity is raising money by sponsoring a pizza sale May 9, at 11:30 a.m. Pizza selections include: Pepperoni, Sausage, Ham and Cheese for $10 each (cash only). Pizza's must be preordered and submitted to Lt Choi, 871-2454 no later than May 8. Order the pizza by contacting committee representatives: BUCN Miller/NMCB 74; BU2 Walker/NMCB 11; RP3 Valle/NMCB 133; CMCS Sawyer/NCG2; LT Choi/CBC; CE2 Clark/NCTC and EM1 Wade/ECS. Pizzas can be picked up at the CBC Chapel, May 9, 11:30 a.m. - Noon. Base decals on the way out - Effective May 13, Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Pass and ID will no longer issue decals. Paper passes will be issued for six month increments. As decals expire, they will be scrapped. More information on this will be publicized as it is known. Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month - The Diversity Committee will sponsor an Asian Pacific American Heritage Program May 16, 10 - 11 a.m. at the NOSC, building 114 drill hall. Program guest speaker is WLOX TV reporter Trang Pham Bui, and will include singing, dancing and plenty of delicious food. Everyone with authorized access to NCBC is cordially invited to attend. Coastline now offering new Health and Fitness Degree - Coastline Community College, a Navy Partnership Institution in Fountain Valley, Calif., has announced that a new Associate Degree in Health and Fitness is now available to active duty, spouses and dependents. All course work is available on-line through the Internet. For more information, contact Dr. David Drye in the Navy College Office, building 60, room 239 or at 228-871-3439 or Are you a new Navy Spouse? - Fleet and Family Support Center will hold a New Navy Spouse Class May 14, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Call 228-871-3000 to reserve your seat! Time to move on? Before you PCS , be sure and sign up for Fleet and Family Support Center's "Smooth Moves" Class, May 21, 10 a.m. - Noon. Call 228-871-3000 to enroll! ASVAB Test Requirements - The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) will be administered May 21. Request chits to take the ASVAB must be submitted to the Personnel Support Detachment (PSD) Educational Services Officer by May 14. For more information, contact the ESO at 228-871-3248. NCBC Gulfport site of 2013 Special Olympics volunteers needed - NCBC Gulfport will host the Area 3 Special Olympics June 8. Games will be held outside of the Fitness Center, near the softball fields, and will begin following a 9 a.m. opening ceremony. An awards ceremony will happen immediately after the games conclude. A minimum of 200 volunteers are needed to set up, register and accompany the athletes, cheer them on and tear down the site. Volunteer request forms will be available on each Command Quarterdeck and will be collected on May 24. Uniform for military volunteers: service PT gear; civilians: appropriate athletic attire. Please direct inquiries to: MCC Ryan Wilber, 228- 871- 3663 or Time for the annual Bee Wash Fundraiser - The Bee Wash benefiting the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) will take place June 5, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the NCBC Parade Field. Now’s the time to nominate your favorite cleaning crew member. To nominate someone, call 228-871-2610. Throughout May we will keep you up to date on who is leading the charge for the scrub brushes. All donations benefit Seabees, Sailors and Marines through NMCRS programs. FFSC May course offerings - Check out all Fleet and Family Support Center has to offer service members and their families: Who remembers last hurricane season? - Were you ready? In less than 30 days, the 2013 Hurricane Season begins. To help get ready, visit FREE Movies at the Training Hall are Back! Take a load off. Sit back and watch the big screen all by yourself for some alone time, or make it a family night and bring the whole crew! Stop by the Snack Bar on your way in to get that buttered movie popcorn and those other goodies that help you get lost in the moment. Forget what was playing? No worries - put the movie hotline in your phone, 228-871-3299 and call anytime! Friday: Beautiful Creatures, PG13, 6 p.m.; Saturday: Escape from Planet Earth, PG, 11 a.m.; Warm Bodies, PG13, 1:15 p.m.; Beautiful Creatures, PG13, 3:15 p.m.; Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, R, 5:45 p.m.; Sunday: Escape from Planet Earth, PG, 2 p.m., Warm Bodies, PG13, 4:15 p.m.
  2. 2. MWR Couch to 5K - Join the MWR “Couch to 5K” fitness challenge. This 8-week program begins May 13 and finishes July 12 with a 5K run. Group workouts are Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:30 at the Fitness Center track. If that won’t work for your schedule, stop by the Fitness Center to get the 8-week workout so you can do it on your own. All eligible patrons are welcome, including the Civilian Wellness Program participants. Liberty Center - Call 228-871-4684 for more information. ~ Need an island getaway, but have to be back to work on Monday? The Liberty Center has the answer with a Ship Island Excursion. Purchase your tickets ahead of time from ITT for a discounted price of only $24! Food and Beverage ~ Does the warmer weather make you want to get out of the office? Well, call in a “To Go” order from The Grill and swing right around the corner to Seabee Lake. De-stress and enjoy the pleasant scenery while you dine at one of the picnic areas. The Grill is open Monday – Friday from 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and offers a lunch delivery option too from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Need an office menu? Let us know. Call 228-871-2494. Fitness Center - Call 228-871-2668 for more information. ~ Warm weather is here and the pool is open. Dive in for great exercise or bring the kids out for some fun in the sun. The pool is open Monday – Friday from 5:30 – 8 a.m. for active duty military only. From 8 a.m. – noon, all other eligible patrons can enjoy swimming laps and from noon – 7 p.m., the pool is open to the entire family. Water aerobics is also back by popular demand on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 – 11:45 a.m. Read the latest edition of the Seabee eCourier here: Chapel Offerings - Call 228-871-2454 for more information. ~Women’s Bible Study - Women’s Bible Study is held Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at the Seabee Memorial Chapel. Free child care is available. ~Looking for a church? The Seabee Memorial Chapel holds services every Sunday that might suit your needs. Protestant Services include a Gospel Service at 8 a.m. and Divine Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Catholic Services include Catholic Mass at 9:30 a.m. There is also a Catholic Mass Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m. ~ Seabee Pantry – The Seabee Pantry is always in need of donations to restock the food pantry. Donation drop-off sites are located at the Navy Exchange, Chapel, Commissary, Fleet and Family Support Center and Armed Forces Retirement Home. Everyone affiliated with NCBC can use the Seabee Pantry. For more information, contact the chapel. ~ Praise and Worship - The Seabee Memorial Chapel is looking for new members for the Praise and Worship Team for the Divine Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. If you can sing or play an instrument, you are invited to come share your gift. Information, Tickets and Travel - Call 228-871-2231 for more information. ~ Is a busy spring schedule preventing you from stopping by ITT to learn more about all the fun local attractions? Well then just pick up the phone and give us a call. ITT can answer your questions about attractions and ticket prices and then place your order right over the phone. Call 228-871-2231 today. ~ Disney Adventures - Visit Disney World or enjoy an exciting Disney Cruise where dreams come true! Stop by ITT beside the NEX and find out how to make the Disney magic happen! Navy Outdoor Recreation - Call 228-871-2127 for more information. ~ You can be sure to find the best prices around at NOR. Stop by and pick up a price list for all of your spring outdoor plans from boats and camping gear to party favorites like bounce houses. NOR’s pricing can’t be beat. NOR is open Monday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. ~ FREE Batting Cage and Driving Range: No more tokens needed for either of these outdoor favorites. Stop by and take a swing or improve your stroke on your own time! Rent bats, clubs and other gear from Outdoor Recreation at super low prices during business hours. Call for details. **Outside the Fence Line** ~ Biloxi “Drive-In Movie” Night - May 3, 6 p.m., Biloxi Town Green, 710 Beach Boulevard. Come and enjoy a family night out with a movie and lots of FAMILY FUN! Giant water slide, games, door prizes - so grab the blankets, lawn chairs and come on down! **Please Note: Movie goers are asked to bring one can or bag dog/cat food as admission! Call 228- 435-6339 for details. ~ Smokin’ the Lake, May 3 - 5, Gulfport Lake in front of The Dock off of Seaway Road in Gulfport. The Deep South Racing Association features over 60 drag boats racing in 7 categories. No binoculars needed! You can see all of the excitement up-close by going to any of the premium or VIP viewing areas. Premium viewing areas have an awesome panoramic view of the Gulfport Lake along with restrooms, official merchandise vendors, varying entertainment, food, and beverage offerings. Visit ~ Semi Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament - The Society of American Military Engineers (S.A.M.E.) is holding a scholarship fund raiser golf tournament May 17, at 1 p.m., at Bay Breeze Golf Course, Keesler Air Force Base. Lunch will be served at noon and is included in the $75/player fee or $260/4 person team fee. The event features a $40K Shootout from mulligan participants. Mulligans will be available for purchase for $5 or 3/$10. To register, go to ~ Military Mardi Gras Ball - In honor of Military Appreciation Month, NOLA Patriots will be hosting a Mid Year Military Mardi Gras Ball May 17 at 6:30 pm. The event is a FORMAL (preferred, semi-formal accepted) OR masquerade attire event with a cocktail/social hour beginning at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. (sit down service) and music/dancing after. We will also "crown" a King and Queen for the event. The venue is at the New Orleans Ladies Ballroom, 1771 Stumpf Blvd., Terrytown, La. and is open to our active/reserve/guard/ retired etc service members. PLEASE RSVP to as seating is limited. This event is FREE for our military members. For more information visit *For a listing of all the events in and around South Mississippi, go to Disclaimer – these events are not base events and are subject to change/cancellation without notice. It is advised to call before attending.