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11 May FRSA Flash

  1. 1. Facts about Mother’s Day (13 May 2012) 11 May 2012 Military Spouse Appreciation Day Memorial Day1) The driving force behind Mothers Day was Anna Jarvis, who Mother’s Day organized observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia on May 10, 1908.2) Mother’s Day falls on the 2nd Sunday in May3) 85.4 million Estimated number of mothers in the United States in 20094) How many children 2.5 The total fertility rate or number of births in 2009 per woman in Utah (based on current birth rates by age), which led the nation. At the other end of the spectrum is Vermont, with a total fertility rate of 1.6 births per womanhttp://boomersurvive- RiverFest MountainFestthriveguide.typepad.com/the_survive_and_thrive_bo/2012/05/facts-and-figures-on-moms-for-mothers-day-2012.htmlhttp://www.chiff.com/a/mothers-day-numbers.htm FLASH Contents Calendars 1-2 Fort Drum Sports Opportunities 5 Flyers 3-4 Fort Drum Assistance Info 6 Facebook/Contact Info 7 Common TerminologyACS=Army Community Service 772-6566 AFTB=Army Family Team Building 772-6710ERP=Employment Readiness Program 77VCCUS=Volunteer Childcare in a Unit Setting FRMP=Financial /Readiness/Management Program 772-5196 FRG=Family Readiness GroupCLIF=Community Leader’s Information Forum VMIS-Volunteer Management Information System 1DONSA=Day of No Scheduled Activities-Fort Drum agencies may have an adjusted operating schedule
  2. 2. AFTB Le-vel I 12 May-2 June S M T W TH F S 1213 14 15 16 17 18 19Mother’s Day FRG Leader Training Volunteer of the Month Special Olympics Fishing Derby Ceremonty Armed Forces Day Asian-Pacific Heritage Parade Month20 21 22 23 24 25 26 HHC FRG Meeting Division Safety Day Division DONSA27 28 29 30 31 June 1 2 Memorial Day Army Soldier Show American Red Cross Blood Drive Information and Disclaimer This document is a compilation of agency information or emails that have been sent to the FRSA over the past week. If you would like any of the flyers in their original format please email your request to bridget.n.velasquez@us.army.mil Call ahead and verify the time, date and location of the event you plan to attend. This email is for information purposes only, and you agree to not hold the unit representative responsible for any misprints or inaccuracy of information. If you have any questions, please call 772-4120 2 Check out the unit’s Virtual Family Readiness Group Website at www.armyfrg.org. Look for NY, Fort Drum, 2BCT, 210 BSB
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  5. 5. Fort Drum Sports OpportunitiesMay is Recreational opportunity month with Fort Drum Athletics·MWR 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, ground work, or just looking to hit the mat is welcome to take part in the WrestlingClub.Johnathan Scott is the Wrestling Club President.· Johnathan Scott (p)301-346-2309 (e)phelwan@yahoo.comIf you’re interested, or have any questions please feel free to call or email Johnathan directly12 May - - Doubles Bowling Tournament: Free Bowling, Food and PrizesOnly 45 teams spots are left, Sign up ASAP ! ! just send me your names I and I will sign you up.Ø Two person team tournament: Men, Women, Coed Ø Each team will bowl three games, handicap will be calculated Ø Teams will beranked by total score with handicap Ø Teams will be placed by rank in a tournament bracket Ø Teams will bowl one game againstanother team: Winner moves on until finalsØ Some food will be provided.Ø Games and shoes are covered by MWRØ Prizes will be given away can pick up the two trip shots (unlimited chances while tournament is running. Must be in tournam entto qualify)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 Winner stays loser moves out. New teamenters. 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 questions please ask.~SPORTSBrandon F DohertyChief of Sports Fitness and AquaticsFMWR Sports OfficeFort Drum, New York 13603Commercial: (315) 772-6663DSN: 772-6661/6663Fax: (315) 772-0383Fort Drum - The Armys Best Kept Secret 52011 Army Community of Excellence
  6. 6. Assistance Resources on Fort Drum How can they help?Chaplains are here to help Families with their spiritual needs and they can help with locating other resources in the community.Chaplains are available at the battalion level and through installation Contact: 210th BSB Chaplain 772-5917 Staff Duty Chaplain 772-5647Military Family Life Consultants are civilians with no reporting obligations to commanders who are available free of charge to Soldiers andtheir Families. The Military Family Life Consultants (MFLCs) are licensed professionals who listen to your issues and direct you to agencieswho can help. Sometimes all it takes is talking out the issue in order to find a resolution. Contact: 955-4823 (2 BCT MFLC) 212-6919 Walk In/Appointments at ACS Mon - Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 8 pmPersonal Financial Counselors (PFCs) are another resource available free to charge to military Soldiers and Families. As a response to theeconomic downturn in 2008, these licensed professionals were contracted to assist military Families with financial issues from thecreation of a budget to savings for retirement. Contact: Financial Readiness 772-0050 or the Military Family Life Consultants at any of the two numbers above 6
  7. 7. FACEBOOK PAGES210 BSB https://www.facebook.com/pages/210-Brigade-Support-Battalion/169796079719106Alpha 210 BSB https://www.facebook.com/Alpha210Bravo 210 BSB https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bravo-Bandits-210-BSB/234100366652929?ref=tsCharlie 210 BSB https://www.facebook.com/pages/210th-BSB-C-Co-2BCT-10th-Mountain-Division/159034577460896 Family Readiness Group Email Addresses and Assistance Phone Numbers For FRG Times and Locations, please email the FRG Leaders below. HHC Stephanie Utter frghhc210bsb@hotmail.com Alpha Noi Jackson alpha210bsb@gmail.com Alpha Tamia Campfield ladycamp2003@yahoo.com Bravo Gail Crabtree bravo210_bandits@yahoo.com Charlie Janine McPhie 210charliefrg@gmail.com Battalion FRSA Bridget Velasquez bridget.n.velasquez@us.army.mil 315-772-4120 210BSB Staff Duty Phone Number 772-5097 7