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23 May FRSA Flash 210 BSB

  1. 1. 23 May 2012 Military Spouse Appreciation DayAccording to the History Channel Online at Mother’s Day Memorial Dayhttp://www.history.com/topics/memorial-day-history“Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on thelast Monday of May, honors men and women whodied while serving in the U.S. military. Originallyknown as Decoration Day, it originated in the yearsfollowing the Civil War and became an official federalholiday in 1971. Many Americans observe MemorialDay by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holdingfamily gatherings and participating in parades. RiverFest MountainFestUnofficially, at least, it marks the beginning ofsummer.”Did you Know?Each year on Memorial Day a national moment ofremembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time Calendars 1-2 Provider Ball 9 Local Events 3 ACS 10-11 Volunteer Opportunity 4 Fort Drum Assistance 12 Flyers 5-8 BN Information 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. 27 May-23 June S M T W TH F S27 28 29 30 31 June 1 2 Memorial Day Army Soldier Show American Red Cross Blood American Red Cross Blood USO & American Drive Drive Legion Riders Bike Rally USO Military Appreciation Skate Party3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Provider Ball Strongest Warrior Competition Sesame Street Tour10 11 12 13 14 15 16 ACS Resilience 210 BSB Change of Autism Support Group Training Command AFTB Level I17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Charlie Company OPSEC and Social FMWR Riverfest FRG Meeting Networking Safety for Families 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. There is no implied endorsement of any events or opinions. If you have any questions, please call 772-4120 Check out the unit’s Virtual Family Readiness Group Website at www.armyfrg.org. Look for NY, Fort Drum, 2BCT, 210 BSB 2
  3. 3. DATE WHAT TIME/DATE/LOCATION DETAILSMay 26- May 36th Memorial Theresa, NY. See Details Remembrance Weekend in the Village of Theresa includes a village-wide yard sale. Events28 Day Remembrance on Sunday: Canoe race, 9 a.m., village fishing access; chicken barbecue, 11 a.m., Main weekend Street; face painting and bounce house furnished by North Jefferson Christian Fellowship; memorial ceremony, 1 p.m., Civil War Monument; parade, 3 p.m., down Commercial Street, led by platoon of wounded warriors from 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, and 10th Mountain Division Band, and includes four high school bands and Original Yanks Drum and Bugle Corps.May 26 BBQ Propane Ferrellgas, Carthage Ferrellgas on S. Washington Street in Carthage will fill your BBQ propane tank for as little Event to Benefit 8AM-2 PM as $5. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the USO Fort Drum. Click here to see the flyer USOMay 26 Grape Blossom Alexandria Bay, NY - Thousand Islands Winery 43298 Bring the whole family out to Thousand Islands winery and welcome Spring at our Annual Festival Seaway Avenue Grape Blossom Festival! Enjoy live music, lots of food, shop your favorite local craft 12PM vendors, plenty of beer, and of course our award winning wines!May 26 Cape Vincent Cape Vincent, NY Prizes will be awarded for largest fish in 2 categories, Northern Pike and Walleye. Spring Fishing Registration is at the Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce office on North James Street, Derby Aubreys Inn on Broadway, Gander Mountain in Watertown, B & J Bait Shop in Dexter, Chaumont Hardware, Snug Harbor and Martins Marina in Mud Bay, Sand Bay Inn and Claytons Bait Shop. The registration fee is $15.00.May 28 Memorial Day Fort Ontario State Historic Site, Oswego NY Memorial Day commemorative program: At Fort Ontario Post Cemetery, 1:30 p.m. commemorative Monday, May 28, East Fourth Street. Wreath laying ceremonies conducted by Daughters program of the American Revolution, U.S. Daughters of 1812, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, and Friends of Fort Ontario. Tour of 1814 battlefield. Free. Old Fort Ontario open on Memorial Day. Admission charged, children 12 years and younger, free. Information: 343-4711.May 28 Memorial Day Evans Mills, NY. 8 AM in the Village ParadeMay 28 Memorial Day Brownville, NY. 9 AM at Brownville American Legion, Parade Main Street and continue to the cemetery.May 28 Memorial Day Capt Vincent, NY. Start at Kelsey Lane and Market parade Street, proceed down Broadway to monuments for service.May 28 Memorial Day Alexandria Bay, NY. Put on by the American Parade Legion. Starts at 11AM 3
  4. 4. Volunteer OpportunitiesThrift Store Needs VolunteersHours are very flexible, No set schedule, volunteer as your schedule allows! We areOpen Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & the 1st Saturday of the Month 9:30am-2:00pm. We are in current need of volunteers to help sort donations, stock & organizethe sales floor and help with customer service. Training is on the job so no experiencenecessary. If you are interested in volunteering please stop by the Store duringbusiness hours and well get you started 4
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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

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