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  1. 1. Are you READY? Independence Day Block Leave June 30-July 15Nobody doubts that the most challenging time for amilitary spouse is enduring separation from theirSoldier. These times can be stressful. It is so easy toget caught up in taking care of children, home, andwork and not take care of yourself-especially whenyour Soldier is not around to help out.There are a few ways to alleviate the stresses ofseparations. Prepare for the deployment byensuring you know how to take care of financialmatters and to respond to emergencies. You shouldtake advantage of every opportunity to increaseyour knowledge by attending briefings and trainingsdesigned to prepare Family members fordeployments. Also, attend Family Readiness Groupmeetings and get to know other spouses and Familymembers. Calendars 1-2 ACS Calendars and Info 13 Drum Notes 3 Fort Drum Assistance 14 Fort Drum Events 4-5 BN Information 15 Local Events/Entertainment 6-12 Common Terminology28 ACS=Army Community Service 772-6566 AFTB=Army Family Team Building 772-6710ERP=Employment Readiness Program 77 VCCUS=Volunteer Childcare in a Unit Setting FRMP=Financial /Readiness/Management Program 772-5196 F RG=Family Readiness GroupCLIF=Community Leader’s Information Forum VMIS-Volunteer Management Information System 1 DONSA=Day of No Scheduled Activities-Fort Drum agencies may have an adjusted operating schedule
  2. 2. 22 July - 18 August S M T W TH F S22 23 24 25 26 27 28 American Red Welcome Tour ACS Birthday DPAO Cross Blood Presents Drive AFTB Summer Marathon Bill Cosby29 30 31 1 August 2 3 4 Advanced Thrift Shop AFTB Level I Key Caller Saturday Class Opening5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Welcome Tour EFMP CampInformation and DisclaimerThis 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 formatplease email your request to 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 representativeresponsible for any misprints or inaccuracy of information. There is no implied endorsement by the 210 th Brigade Support Battalion or through any entity officially affiliatedwith the United States Government.If you have any questions, please call 772-4120 2
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  5. 5. OpportunitiesAmerican Red Cross faces critical need for blood and you can help fill the need! American Red Cross Fort Drum is hosting blood drives at the USO July 23rd and August 2nd-3rd. They are in an URGENTneed status so please give them a call at 315.772.6561 to schedule your appointment! Theyve got ice cream treats (July23rd) and hot dogs (August 2nd-3rd) lined up for blood donors! Theyll even help watch your kids while you give blood! Calltoday to make your appointment to help save a lifeThousand Islands Area Habitat for Humanity (TIAHFH) is looking for several new members to volunteer their time asmembers of our various committees. Each committee is a vital part of our organization, working directly with our Board ofDirectors.If you are interested, we will be having a Committee Orientation Meeting on Wednesday August 1st at 5:30 pm.WHAT: Committee Orientation meetingWHEN: Wednesday August 1st @ 5:30 pmWHERE: Maggie’s On The River, Conference Room, 2nd FloorPlease RSVP if you can attend via email or phone to Pam 5
  6. 6. CONCOURS D ELEGANCESaturday, July 21, 2012 - Saturday, July 21, 2012Clayton, NY - Antique Boat Museum 750 Mary Street Clayton, NY 13624Join us for the most unique and rare display of automobiles in the region! MARGARET HUMMELPhone:315-686-4104 - MARGARET HUMMELLinks:http://abm.orgCAN AM FESTIVALSaturday, July 21, 2012 - Sunday, July 22, 2012Sackets Harbor, NY - W. Main Street (Sackets Harbor)Food, music, craft fair, parade, fireworks and so much more. This is a great family event.Phone:315-646-3850 - SHERRY DEROUIN SUMMER CRAFT FAIRSaturday, July 21, 2012 - Sunday, July 22, 2012Alexandria Bay, NY - Scenic View Park Pavilion Fuller StreetOver 30 vendors available for your shopping pleasure. 10am to 5pm each ALEX BAY CHAMBERPhone:315-482-9531 - ALEX BAY CHAMBERLinks:http://www.visitalexbay.orgPRESIDENT MONROE REMINISCES ON THE WAR OF 1812Saturday, July 21, 2012 - Saturday, July 21, 2012Sackets Harbor, NY - Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, west end of Main St., historic Navy Yard lawnStop by to visit with "President James Monroe" and learn about his role in the War of 1812 as Secretary of War and Secretary of State. First-person presenter Dennis Bigelow gives a compelling and entertaining portrayal of James Monroe. "Mr. President" will greet visitors from 10am to 5pm at the CONSTANCE BARONEPhone:315-646-3634 - CONSTANCE BARONELinks:http://www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org 6
  7. 7. Page 2ART IN THE PARK & VINTAGE MARTSaturday, July 21, 2012 - Saturday, July 21, 2012Henderson, NY - Rhodes Greenhouse, 7185 NYS Route 310 am - 4 pm. Join us for our 5th annual Art in the Park. Over 50 arts & craft vendors, entertainment and a chicken barbeque, burgers and hot dogs provide a great summer INFORMATIONLinks:http://!/ArtInTheParkandVintageMart35TH ANNUAL VINTAGE BOAT SHOWSaturday, July 21, 2012 - Saturday, July 21, 2012Alexandria Bay, NY - Alexandria Bay Village docksFor 35 years, the best of Vintage Boats have been displayed at the Village docks. Vendors are ALEXANDRIA BAY CHAMBERPhone:315-482-9531 - ALEXANDRIA BAY CHAMBERLinks:http://www.visitalexbay.orgNORWOOD BRASS FIREMEN BAND & BBQSaturday, July 21, 2012 - Saturday, July 21, 2012Cardinal, Ontario - Legion Park, Cardinal, OntarioHead down to Legion Park in Cardinal and see the Norwood Brass Band live from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. But there’s more! Woodland’s BBQ runs from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Event sponsored by St. John’s UChurch Choir and the Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Fire KARAPhone:613-213-1043 - KARALinks: 7
  8. 8. FARMERS’ MARKETSJEFFERSON COUNTY Alexandria Bay - Kinney lot, Rte. 12. Manager: Alex Bay Chamber of Commerce (315) 482-9531. Date: Fridays, May 25 through Sept. 28, 2012 9:00-3:00 +Black River - West Dexter StreetDate: Tuesdays, May 29 through Oct. 2 2012 10:00-3:00 + Cape Vincent - Village Green, Broadway (Rte. 12). Manager: Shelly Higgins (315) 654-2481. Date: Saturdays, June 23 through Oct. 6, 2012 8:00-2:00 Carthage - Market Pavilion, Riverside Drive. Manager: Edie Roggie (315) 493-3590. Date: Fridays, May 25 through Oct. 26, 2012 7:00-2:00 +*# Clayton - Frink Park, Riverside Drive. Manager: Kristina Wormuth (315) 686-3771. Date: Thursdays, June 21 through Sept. 6, 2012 10:00-6:00 Watertown - Farmers and Crafters Market. Dulles State Office Bldg., Washington & Sterling Sts. Manager: Michelle Farrell (315) 788-4400. Date: Wednesdays, May 30 through Oct. 3, 2012 6:30-3:00 Watertown - Monday Neighborhood Farmers Market, 203 N. Hamilton St. Manager: Delta Keeney (315) 788-1933. Web Site: Date: Mondays, July 16 through Oct. 1, 2012 3:00-6:00 Watertown - Saturday Market, Pavilion at JB Wise Place. Manager: Maria Mix (315) 493-9238 Date: Saturdays, June 16 through Nov. 3, 2012 9:00-2:00 Watertown - Mobile Farmers Markets. Wednesdays: Midtown Towers 10:30-11:30, North Country Childrens Clinic 12:00-2:00 [8/22, 9/5, 9/15], CAPC 10:00-11:00, Curtis Apts 11:15-12:15 [8/8, 8/29, 9/26]. Thursdays: Skyline Apts. 10:30-11:30, Hill Top 11:45-12:45, Leray St. Apts. 1:00-1:45 [8/16, 9/13, 10/4]. Manager: Delta Keeney (315) 788-1933. Dates: See dates and times above. Watertown - Jefferson Bulk Milk Farmers Market. Corner of Rte. 3 and Old Rome State Rd. 8 Manager: Brian Gorman (315) 788-5257. Date: Fridays, June 22 through Oct. 5, 2012 2:30-6:30
  9. 9. New York County FairsLewis County FairDates: July 17, 2012 - July 21, 2012Location:Lowville, NYLewis County Phone Number: 315-831-4285Admission: FreeParking: 5 Day Parking Pass $10.00Ontario County FairDates: July 24, 2012 - July 28, 2012Location: Ontario County Fairgrounds2810 County Road 10Canandaigua, NYOntario CountyPhone Number: 585-394-4987 For more informationAdmission: Adults-$4, Youth 10 to 14-$2, Youth 9 & are free with adultParking: Free 9
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  11. 11. MUSICAL EVENTS OF NOTE (FREE)Watertown Downtown Business Association Presents the 7th Annual Box Lunch RevueThe Box Lunch Revue provides free concerts (June 13th-Aug. 15th) to the public during the Wednesday/Friday lunch hour (11:00a.m.-1:00 p.m.) on the beautiful grounds of the Jefferson County Historical Society, 228 Washington Street, Watertown NY 13601.The event is to celebrate the growing vitality of downtown Watertown. Viewers are encouraged to bring their lunch or purchase alunch at one of the local restaurants, and then sit back and enjoy the entertainment.More details and a schedule of musicians. BayCONCERTS IN THE PARK WILL BE HELD EVERY WEDNESDAY STARTING JULY 11 – AUGUST 29SCENIC VIEW PARK PAVILION 7PM TO 8:30PM FREE TO THE PUBLIC 7-9pm Carthage Farmer’s Market Pavilion. Starting 11 July. For more information and the scheduled lineup visithttp://www.carthageny.comClaytonSundaysThe Clayton Sunday Sunset Series sponsors concerts each Sunday evening throughout the summer months at Frink Park from 6:30-8pm For more information visit http://www.1000islands-clayton.comPerforming Arts in Your Back Yard..Have you visited the Clayton Opera House-host to many fine musical events? 11
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  14. 14. 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 14
  15. 15. FACEBOOK PAGES210 BSB 210 BSB 210 BSB 210 BSB Family Readiness Group Email Addresses and Assistance Phone Numbers For FRG Times and Locations, please email the FRG Leaders below. HHC Stephanie Utter Alpha Dawn Grant Alpha Tamia Campfield Bravo Gail Crabtree Charlie Janine McPhie Battalion FRSA Bridget Velasquez 315-772-4120 210BSB Staff Duty Phone Number 772-5097 15