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FRSA Flash 27 july


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FRSA Flash 27 july

  1. 1. FRSA Flash 27 July Independence Day Block Leave June 30-July 15 FRSA CornerHi Family Members! Just a reminder to pleaseensure the unit has the most updated contactinformation. This information is to be used onlyfor outreach and for getting you valuableOFFICIAL information regarding deployments andinformation pertaining to the unit.Maybe you have moved recently or changedphone numbers? if you haven’t updated yourinformation or if you aren’t completely sure wehave your correct contact information, please feelfree to call at 772-4120. Calendars 1-2 Area Events 7-8 NTC Predeployment Brief 3 Food Sense 9 Fort Drum Notes/Info 4-5 ACS Information 10-11 Volunteer Opportunities 6 BN Information and Drum Assistance 12-13 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 DONSA=Day of No Scheduled Activities-Fort Drum agencies may have an adjusted operating schedule 1
  2. 2. 22 July - 18 August S M T W TH F S29 30 31 1 August 2 3 4 Advanced Key Thrift Shop Caller Class AFTB Level I Saturday Opening5 6 7 8 9 10 11 NTC Pre- Welcome Tour Key Caller Training deployment Brief EFMP Camp12 13 14 15 16 17 18 OPSEC Security Education Fair Care Team for Families Training Event Planning19 20 21 22 23 24 25 aCS Resilience Volunteer of the Training Month Ceremony AFTB Level II NYS Fair26 27 28 29 30 31 Ride the River NYS FairInformation 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. 2If you have any questions, please call 772-4120
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  4. 4. 10th Mountain and Fort Drum NotesMEDDAC OUTLINES ORGANIZATION DAY CLOSURE/COVERAGE FOR AUGUST 3All sections within the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity will be closed on Friday, August 3, for its annual OrganizationDay observance, with the following exceptions:-Conner Troop Medical Clinic (CTMC) Active Duty Sick Call will be available from 6:45 to 7:30 a.m.-Urgent Care at the Guthrie Family Medicine Clinic will open at 4 p.m. and remain open through 8 p.m.Jefferson County EMS coverage will be in place to support patients‘ emergency medical needs during the daytime closure.For medical emergencies, patients should call "911" or go to the nearest hospital emergency department for treatment.The Fort Drum Community can enjoy the end of summer with Fort Drum Rides the River on August 30 in Clayton, NY. This will bethe second year that Family and MWR has partnered with Lockheed Martin to host a fun-filled day on the St. Lawrence River.Tickets are on sale July 30 - August 29 at the Family and MWR window on the second floor of Clark Hall and at Parks andRecreation for $5 per adult ticket and $3 for children between the ages of 6-12. Children 5 years of age and younger canenjoy the day for free with no ticket necessary. Each ticket includes admission to the world -famous Antique Boat Museumwhere visitors can take a self-guided tour of the museum, grounds, and explore the 106-foot Rand McNally houseboat "LaDuchesse". Childrens activities will be available featuring crafts, family photos, and more. Ticket holders can take anarrated boat ride on the St. Lawrence River by Clayton Area Tours and learn about the grandeur of the Thousand Islands. Abarbecue picnic lunch at the museum river shed is also included and visitors are invited to hitch a ride on the Family andMWR trolley to explore the village of Clayton and its many shops, galleries, museums and restaurants. Bus shuttletransportation to Fort Drum Rides The River will leave Magrath Sports Complex on August 30 at 9 and 10 am, noon, and 1 pm andreturn shuttles will leave Clayton at 1, 2, 3, and 4 pm. Family and MWR is not responsible for the transportation of expensesincurred by individuals who fail to ride the last bus back to Fort Drum leaving Clayton at 4 pm. This event is open to allSoldiers, Family Members, Civilians, and their guests. Call 772-5370 for additional information. 4
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  6. 6. OpportunitiesThe Lowville Cream Cheese Festival is September 15 and we are looking for adult volunteers to oversee groups to helpwith set up, tear down, garbage pickup etc. We need volunteers the evening of the 14th or anytime during the day onthe 15th. If interested call Michael Hanno315-348-2590Thousand Islands Area Habitat for Humanity is seeking several new members to volunteer their time as members of ourvarious committees. Each committee is a vital part of our organization, working directly with our Board of Directors. Ifyou are interested, we will be having a Committee Orientation Meeting on Wednesday August 1st at 5:30pm.WHAT: Committee Orientation meetingWHEN: Wednesday August 1st @ 5:30pmWHERE: Maggie’s On The River, Conference Room, 2nd Floor (500 Newell Street, Watertown)Please RSVP if you can attend via email or phone to Pam Rajner.Volunteerdevelopment@twcny.rr.com315-486-7321 6
  7. 7. BIRDS OF PREY & EXOTIC ANIMALSFriday, July 27, 2012 - Friday, July 27, 2012Wellesley Island, NY - Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, I-81, Exit 511 pm. Rick West will be returning this summer with his Birds of Prey. Programs will be held outside in teh Amphitheater if possible or in the Museum building if the weather isinclement. Regular day use admission to the park is KIMBRIE CULLENPhone:315-482-2479 - KIMBRIE CULLENVICTORIAN TEA & TOUR OF CASA BLANCA ON CHERRY ISLANDFriday, July 27, 2012 - Friday, July 27, 2012Alexandria Bay, NY - Cornwall Brothers Museum, Market St.this opprotunity doesnt present itself very often. Join us for a boat ride to Cherry Island for a Victorian Tea and tour of the turn-of-the-century mansion, Casa Blanca. Event to benefitAlexandria Bay Historical Society.Phone:315-482-4586 - HISTORICAL SOCIETYLinks:http://www.alexandriahistorical.comCONCERT ON THE GREEN SERIESSaturday, July 28, 2012 - Saturday, September 01, 2012Cape Vincent, NY - From South: Take Route 81 North to exit 46. Turn left onto Route 12F and follow to Route 12E at Paddy Hill. Turn right onto Route 12E into Brownville. Turn left inBrownville and follow Route 12E straight into Cape Vincent approximately 20 miles. From Canada: Take TI Bridge at Collins Landing. Get off at the Clayton exit and take Route 12 into CapeVincent approximately 22 miles. Village Green is on Broadway Street.Saturdays. Free entertainment varies from the Big Band sound to Rock and Roll to Blues. The concerts are from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on the Village Green on Broadway and James Street.The concerts are held outside so bring a blanket or chair. Rain location is in the Fire Hall on Broadway Street. ...Full Description & Picture SHELLEY HIGGINSPhone:LIZ WILLIAMS-KELLY - 315-654-2413SHELLEY HIGGINS - 315-654-2481Links: 7
  8. 8. Page 2CHRISTIAN CONCERT IN THE GAZEBOSaturday, July 28, 2012 - Saturday, July 28, 2012Carthage, NY - Turning Point ParkJoin us for some wholesome Christian music. Brothers of One will perform (weather permitting) INFORMATIONPAINTING DEMONSTRATION BY ROBERT DECKERSaturday, July 28, 2012 - Saturday, July 28, 2012Clayton, NY - Held at Thousand Islands Museum, 312 James St., Clayton, NYWildlife Artist, Robert Decker will demonstrate his painting technique from 11 a.m. until 3 SHARON BOURQUINPhone:(315) 686-5794 - T.I. MUSEUMLinks:http://www.timuseum.orgBILL COSBY IN CONCERTSaturday, July 28, 2012 - Saturday, July 28, 2012Watertown, NY - Watertown Fairgrounds Arena, Coffeen St., I-81, Exit 46Disabled Persons Action Organization (DPAO) announces that Comedy Legend Bill Cosby is coming to Watertown for a concert at the Watertown Fairgrounds Arena on SaFull Description AvailablePhone:315-782-3577 - INFORMATIONLinks: 8
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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 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 13