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Inside the Gate, May 30, 2013


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NCBC Gulfport Weekly 2 page newsletter

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Inside the Gate, May 30, 2013

  1. 1. May 30, 2013For the following tidbits of information and more, visit your news or event posted? Let us know.Send an email to or call 228-871-3662.Bee Wash Fundraiser Update - The Bee Wash benefiting the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) is June 5, 10 a.m. -1 p.m. on the NCBC Parade Field. Now’s the time to nominate your favorite cleaning crew member. All donations benefit Seabees,Sailors and Marines through NMCRS programs. To date the “lucky” scrubbers are: CDR Meyer, $76.37; CAPT Burgess, $53.95; MaeDuke, $57; Rob Mims, $26; Ron Perry, $21; CMDCM Mark Thomas, $17.74; Mark Ashley, $17.50. To nominate someone, call 228-871-2610.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. Anawards ceremony will happen immediately after the games conclude. A minimum of 200 volunteers are needed to set up, registerand accompany the athletes, cheer them on and tear down the site. Volunteer request forms will be available on each CommandQuarterdeck 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 Assault Victim Advocate Training - Are you the person that wants to help someone in need? Have you ever knownsomeone that has been the victim of trauma resulting from sexual assault and did not know how to help? Become a SAPR VictimAdvocate and learn to help your fellow Seabee or Sailor that needs support in a time of need. To register for the class contact yourSexual Assault Response Coordinator Michael Jordy at 228-871-3715 or at The class will be held June 17 -21, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., in building 60, room 105.Civilian employees facing Furlough are invited to an encore of Fleet and Family Support Centers, "Adjusting to the Economy anda Furlough" class, with two opportunities to attend: June 6, 11 a.m. - noon or June 17, 11 a.m. - noon. Please call FFSC at 228-871-3000 to reserve your space.Are you and your family up for PCS orders? Has the medical condition that is reflected on your Exceptional Family Memberpackage changed? If you answered “Yes” to either of these questions, then it’s time to update your EFM package! Failure to updateyour EFM package may result in the possible relocation of family members away from the Active Duty service member. For moreinformation, please contact HM2 Izabela Brazinsky at 228-822-5754, NBHC Gulfport Dental Clinic; or Mary Ann Robinson at 228-871-4257, Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC).Who remembers last hurricane season? - Were you ready? The 2013 Hurricane Season begins Saturday. To help get ready, visit your popcorn and head for FREE Movies at the Training Hall! Stop by the Snack Bar on your way in to get that butteredmovie popcorn and those other goodies that help you get lost in the moment. Forget what was playing? No worries - put the moviehotline number in your phone, 228-871-3299 and call anytime!Friday: Escape from Planet Earth, PG, 6 p.m.; Saturday: Oz the Great and Powerful, PG13, 11 a.m.; Admission, PG13, 2 p.m.; TheCall, R, 4:30 p.m.; The Marine: Homefront, R, 6:45 p.m.; Sunday: The Croods, PG, 6 p.m.Fitness Center - Call 228-871-2668 for more information.~ Signups are opening for swim lessons from June 10 - 14 for the upcoming June 17 - 21 session. You may even want toconsider joining the Swim Club yourself by contacting Alex McCollum @ Swimming not your thing? Start getting pumped for the WOD challenge on June 8, at the Fitness Center at 10 a.m.Read the latest edition of the Seabee eCourier here: Hobby - Call 228-871-2804 for more information.~ Don’t forget to pump up those sorry looking tires and change your oil at the Auto Hobby shop this week! Open Tuesday -Friday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and closed Sunday - Tuesday.The Grill - Call 228-871-2494 for takeout and avoid the wait.~ Don’t forget that the Grill is open for breakfast! Try our delicious Southwest Burrito or sausage and cheese breakfastsandwich. Open Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for a great breakfast or lunch.
  2. 2. Chapel Offerings - Call 228-871-2454 for more information.~Looking for a church? The Seabee Memorial Chapel holds services every Sunday to suit your needs. Protestant Services include aGospel Service at 8 a.m. and a Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Catholic Mass is at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays and the Chapel also holds aWeekly Mass, Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.~ Seabee Pantry – The Seabee Pantry is a valuable resource for families needing a little extra assistance during the month. Pleasedonate as many canned goods and other nonperishable items as possible. Donation drop-off sites are located at the Navy Exchange,Chapel, Commissary, Fleet and Family Support Center and Armed Forces Retirement Home.~ Praise and Worship - The Seabee Memorial Chapel is looking for new members for the Praise and Worship Team for the 10:30a.m., Worship Service and the Gospel choir at 8 a.m. If you can sing or play an instrument, you are invited to come share your gift.Liberty Center - Call 228-871-4684 for more information.~ Shop it up May 31 at Edgewater Mall – free shuttle leaves Liberty Center at 6 p.m. On June 1, check out ladies competing onskates at the Rollergirls Derby – free shuttle leaves at 6 p.m., admission is $10. On June 6, be a hero and join up with the RedCross to donate blood in the parking lot outside the Center from Noon - 5 p.m. All are welcome.Information, Tickets and Travel - Call 228-871-2231 for more information.~ Getting ready for a Summer Getaway? Get up to 60 percent off lodging rates for military and DOD personnel at more than450 hotels, resorts, condominium resorts, vacation homes, log cabin rentals and Bed & Breakfast Inns throughout the U.S. Availableat ITT through the Military Ticket Voucher program! ITT also has your Gulf Islands Water Park tickets! Visit them today to pick up asingle day ticket for $18.50. *Upgrade your single day ticket at the water park for $26.75 to make it a 2013 Season Pass for asavings of $8.50 when compared to their season pass price.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 plansfrom boats and camping gear to party favorites like bounce houses. NOR’s pricing can’t be beat. NOR is open Monday, 8 a.m. – 1p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.Youth Activities Center - Call 228-871-2251 to find out more about YAC.For those enrolled in the Youth Center Activities, join us May 31, for Movie Night on the Big Screen with Nachos! Fun isfrom 6 - 9 p.m., all for just $2. On June 1, we are taking a trip to the Gulf Island Water Park for $10. The fun continues with theTorch Club and Newcomers Orientation June 4, Salt Dough Handprint Keepsakes & Indoor Games June 5, and SMART MovesActivities with Water Games, June 6.The Beehive - Call 228-871-4009 to find out all the Beehive has to offer.~ Grab your favorite drink, turn up the jukebox and challenge your friends to a game of pool or darts at the Beehive All HandsClub. Open to all eligible patrons and their guests. New hours are Monday - Thursday 4:30 - 10:30p.m., Friday 4:30 - 11:30p.m.,and Saturday 5 - 11:30pm. See you there!**Outside the Fence Line**~ AKC Dog Show, May 30 - June 2, Mississippi Coast Coliseum. Gates open at 9 a.m., competition times vary. More than 100breeds of Singing River Kennel Club and Mobile Kennel Club (AKC) registered dogs competing in many categories. Call 800-726-2781or 228-594-3707 for details. Free admission!~ 84thAnnual Blessing of the Fleet and Fais Do-Do, May 31 - June 2, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Featuring food, arts and crafts, musicand much more! Biloxi Town Green. Blessing of Fleet is June 2 at 2 p.m., Biloxi Harbor. Free admission!~ Car Wash, June 1, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion CPOA is holding a car washing fund raiser June 1, 10a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Ashley Furniture parking lot, 2650 Beach Blvd., Biloxi (by Edgewater Mall). Donations will be accepted for theChief Petty Officer Association Mess.~ 2ndAnnual Shaggy’s Kids Fishing Rodeo, June 1, 7:30 - 10:30 a.m., Shaggy’s, Pass Christian Harbor, A FUN fishing rodeo forchildren 12 and under with t-shirts, bait, and fishing poles for the first to check in! Trophies and fun prizes awarded. Free admission!~ 8thAnnual Red, White and Bluberry Festival, June 1, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Downtown Ocean Springs. Blueberry season is in highgear and the town of Ocean Springs sets out to stain the streets of Downtown Ocean Springs—and the teeth of festival goer’s alike—blue, during the town’s Red, White and Blueberry Festival! Event offers an assortment of antiques, crafts, fresh produce, plenty ofblueberry products, open houses for downtown businesses and much more! Free admission!~ Inaugural Pass Christian BBQ & Blues Festival, June 1, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., June 2, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Pass Christian Harbor,Highway 90, Pass Christian. A fun-filled festival with a Backyard BBQ competition, great art and down home Blues music! In additionthere is a special childrens area where kids will have fun making their own blues instruments with the Pass Christian Library. Freeadmission!*For a listing of all the events in and around South Mississippi, go to Disclaimer – these events arenot base events and are subject to change/cancellation without notice. It is advised to call before attending.