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  1. 1. 210 BSB FRSA FLASH 13 April 2012Fort Drum Volunteer Appreciation Week is 16-20 April Month of the Military Child National VolunteerDID YOU KNOW? Appreciation Week April 15-21•About 64.3 million people volunteered through or for anorganization at least once between September 2010 andSeptember 2011. Bureau of Labor Statistics•Studies show that volunteering is good for your health.Nationalservice.gov•April 15th-21st was declared National Volunteer AppreciationWeek by the President of the United States on 9 April 2012.Whitehouse.govFor more information on volunteering, visit the Fort DrumArmy Volunteer Coordinator at the Army Community ServiceBuilding Conway Road Bldg. P-4330 315-772-6557 or viewvolunteer opportunities at www.armyonesource.com FLASH Contents Military Spouse Appreciation Day Memorial Day Calendars 1-2 Flyers 6-10 Local Events 3 ACS Calendar 11 Collen’s Cure 4 Fort Drum Assistance Info 12 CID’s Most Wanted 5 Facebook/Contact Info 13 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 Level I April 2012 S M T W TH F S8 9 10 11 12 13 14Easter DONSA AFTB Spanish Level I Steering Committee Meeting Key Caller Training Formals Made Easy Charlie Co. FRG Meeting15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Holocaust Days of Volunteer of the Month International Festival of Month of the Remembrance Ceremony Food Military Child Bravo FRG Meeting Autism Spt Group Carnival AFTB Spring Marathon Fort Drum Volunteer Appreciation Week22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Key Caller Advanced Spring Clothing Giveaway Month of the Military Child In Her Shoes: Living with Ice Cream Social Domestic Violence29 30 May 1 2 3 4 5LT Dan Band OPSEC 2BCT Volunteer 210 BSB Volunteer Recognition Ceremony Recognition Ceremony Event Planning 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
  3. 3. DATE WHAT TIME/DATE/LOCATION DETAILSApril 14 Spring Break Book Daily from April 2, 2012 until April 16, 2012 Spring Break Book Sale at Flower Memorial Library April 2- April 16. The greatest selection Sale at Flower Location: Flower Memorial Library of used books in town! We have something for everyone including children’s books, adult Memorial Library fiction and non-fiction books, VHS, DVD’s, and music. Hurry in while supplies last!April 13 & 14 Rummage Sale in At the Manse 8681 Church Street. There will be a rummage sale of seasonal clothing and misc. items to benefit St. Andrews Evans Mills Church in Evans Mills. Friday, April 13 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. At the Manse 8681 Church StreetApril 9-30 Blue Hair Daily at 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM from April 9, 2012 April is child abuse awareness month. There is "No Excuse for Child Abuse", get your blue Extensions for until April 30, 2012 at the Ritz Salon, 153 Coleman hair extension at the Ritz Salon, (153 Coleman Ave, Watertown) anytime during the Child Abuse Ave, Watertown month of April in support of the Child Advocacy Center of Northern New York. $10 Awareness donation cash or check only pleaseApril 14 Black River Rollers Location: Watertown Fairgrounds Arena, Watertown, BRR vs Royal Pains from Cortland, NY starts around 6:45-7:00pm. Opening bout Derailing Roller Derby Bout NY Darlins (Oneonta) vs. Lumber Jills (Plattsburg)starts @ 5:30pm Phone: 315-767-6005 Email: watertownrollerderby@gmail.com Link: http://www.watertownrollerderby.comApril 14 Documentary film 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM “Fort Drum: The First 100 Years” tells the story of how a dusty cavalry camp in the early screening at Jefferson Community College 1900s evolved into a modern marvel of military training for the soldiers of the United Jefferson Sturtz Theater located in Jules Center States Army. Community 1220 Coffeen Street Created as a national training site by President Theodore Roosevelt, Pine Camp grew into College tells Watertown, NY 13601 Camp Drum and ultimately became Fort Drum. Today, the base is home to the 10th history of Fort Details: Free admission and open to the public Mountain Division, a premier U.S. Army unit whose troops have served in Iraq and Drum in Upstate Website: www.4thcoastproductions.com Afghanistan. Fort Drum is one of the largest and most well-equipped military installations New York (Watch videos & learn more about the film) in the Eastern part of the United States. It is the economic engine of Northern New York and it introduced cultural diversity into a previously isolated 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM region. Over the course of a century, soldiers who trained at the legendary base have shaped the history of America and the world.April 15 North Country 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM 10 am registration Walk for Autism in Location: Watetown Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall 11am walk starts Watertown Phone: 408-9965 After the walk we have food, music, raffles, bounce house, craft vendors, activities for the Email: jbug555@gmail.com kids, Autism merchandise for sale and more. 1pm we have a magic show for the kids 1pm Q&A session with Helen Bloomer and ABA therapist for the parents 2pm raffle drawings. Cost for the walk is $20 for individual and $25 for a family 3
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  12. 12. 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 12
  13. 13. 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 13