19 OC TOBER 2012                       1-89 CAV FRSA FLASH                        2BCT Chili Cook-off                     ...
Area EventsSACKETS HARBOROct 19-27, 2012Sackets Harbor Central School parents are organizing a haunted walk full of local ...
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Supported By:              2 BCT HAUNTED HOTEL                            October 27, 2012                    Nash Bouleva...
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  1. 1. 19 OC TOBER 2012 1-89 CAV FRSA FLASH 2BCT Chili Cook-off October 27th, 2012 (in conjunction with the Haunted Hotel)– Who: Open to all– What: Taste samples of the Brigade’s best Chili Recipes and vote for your favorite – help us determine who brews the best cup of chili– When: 6:00 – 7:30 PM, 27 October 2012; Competitors arrive with chili no later than 4:30 PM.Where: In the concessions tent of the Haunted House– Cost: Free to all– Interested in submitting a pot of chili? Talk to your FRSA before 22 OCT. Competitors must bring 1 x slow cooker of chili, 1 x serving utensil, and 1 x extension cord. Competitors must submit ingredient lists (without quantities, to mitigate food allergy risk) to their BN/SQDN FRSAs before 22 OCT and complete the food handler safety course found at http://www.drum.amedd.army.mil/clinics/envhealth.htm. To protect anonymity, the competitors’ chili will be served by 210 BSB Soldiers who have also conducted the food handler safety course. Directions: From Iraqi Freedom: Straight on Iraqi Freedom to Tigris River Valley. RIGHT Times on Tigris River Valley. Stay Straight until 6:00 PM: Sampling Begins T intersection. Take Left on Nash. From Gas Alley: Straight on Ontario to 7:30 PM: Final Votes Tigris River Valley. Take Left. Fallow 8:00 PM: Awards Until T intersection. Take Left On Nash. Just Follow the Haunted Hotel on the Right! Signs!! Hosted by the 2nd Brigade Combat Team POC: CPT Carney; 772-6254 Supported By: 2 BCT Ball Gown Swap Date: 21 October Time: 1300 to 1600 Location: Indoor Archery Range at Outdoor Parks And Recreation, 11115 Iraqi Freedom Drive Please donate your gowns, shoes, and accessories from now until 19 Oct you can drop your donations off to your Battalion FRSA. Please call or email to make arrangements. Anyone living off post can drop off with Renee Chapman in Watertown please email to make arrangements and to get directions (renee.chapman@us.army.mil). LIMIT ONE GOWN, 1 SET OF ACCESSORIES, AND 1 PAIR OF SHOES PER WOMAN. The gowns will be put on display on 21 October on clothing racks and there will be designated changing areas for you to try gowns on. If you don’t find a free gown you like the Thrift Store will have gowns for sale as marked. UNCLASSIFIED 1
  2. 2. Area EventsSACKETS HARBOROct 19-27, 2012Sackets Harbor Central School parents are organizing a haunted walk full of local ghost storiesand lore in mid- to late October to raise money for the district’s music department. The trail,which will lead from the Sackets Harbor Battlefield along Main Street, will be modeled after onein Kingston, Ontario. The music department is looking for actors to tell the ghost stories atdifferent points of the walk.The walk will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27. A child-friendly trick-or-treat night has been set from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25. “The stories will be a little watered down tonot be so scary,” Mrs. Elliott said about the children’s night. The stories will center on his-tory and local paranormal sightings. The battlefield stop will include tales of hauntings from afaceless soldier. Participants will follow cloaked guides to each stop, where a storytellerdressed in black will tell a local ghost story about the place.“There will be some surprises along the way,” Mrs. Elliott said. Concessions will be available,and Mrs. Elliot said free child care will be provided. The walk will start at the red barn onthe battlefield near the parking lot. A campfire will be built there to attract participants.The cost to participate in the walk is $5 for adults and $3 for students. To volunteer to be astoryteller, call Sackets Harbor Central School music teacher Paul J. Buell at 646-3575.Taste of Home Cooking SchoolOctober 20, 2012Mark your calendars and dont miss the "Taste of Home Cooking School" on October 20th at the Low-ville Academy School Auditorium. Doors open at noon so youll have plenty of time to view all thevendors before the show starts at 3PM and ends at 6PM. There will be vendors, cookbooks for sale,and much more! Check back for more details as they become available.27th Annual Craft FairOctober 20, 2012The Lowville Fire Department Auxiliary presents the 26th Annual Craft Fair being held at the Low-ville Fire House from 9:00am to 3:00pm!There will be lots of craft vendors, a bake sale and raffles. Lunch items available.Pumpkin ChunkinOctober 20th1st Annual Pumpkin Chunkin Contest, Riverside Drive, Clayton www.1000islands-clayton.com/punkinchunkin (Rain Date October 21st) Admission to the Punkin Chunkin Festival is free andbegins at 11am featuring competitive firings throughout the day with awards at 5pm. The festivalwill have two categories of competition, which also compete against each other for the Best Over-all Design, which is the farthest throw for the height of their trebuchet. The two categoriesare: Adults (18 & older) and Youth (11-17 years old) . It costs $5 to enter the competition.http://www.1000islands-clayton.com/punkinchunkin.asp There are still entry spaces available forthe Punkin Chunkin. Call the Clayton Chamber of Commerce at 315-686-3771, emailbeth@1000islands-clayton.com or stop by the office at 517 Riverside Drive, Clayton. AAFES Movie TheatreFriday October 19 7:00pm ParanormanSaturday October 20 2:00pm The Odd Life of Timothy Green 7:00pm ParanormanSunday October 21 2:00pm The Odd Life of Timothy Green
  3. 3. FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR COMING ATTRACTIONS October 19, 2012 www.drummwr.com October 201210/20 Toyland Grand Opening PX10/23 Family Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS10/25 Remembrance Ceremony 1630 Memorial Park10/26 Daytreat Po Valley Center10/26 Division Retirement Ceremony 1600 MPA10/26 Right Arm Night 1700 The Commons10/26 Haunted Hay Ride Remington Park10/27 Haunted Hotel 1800-2230 Nash Boulevard10/30 Trunk or Treat 1700-2000 The Heritage Center Parking Lot10/31 Halloween Trick or Treat 1700-2000 Post Wide10/31 BOSS Zombie 5K November 201211/2 Payday Activities11/4 Daylight Savings Time Ends (Fall Back)11/6 Election Day11/9 Resilience Training 0930-1430 ACS11/10 CNY Veterans Parade and Expo State Fairgrounds11/11 Veterans Day11/12-13 Division DONSA11/14 Native American History Month Observance 1130-1300 The Commons
  4. 4. Family Members Soldiers To Register, please contact the Command Safety Office at 772-9026/0310 Bldg M-10281 4th Armored Division Drive NOTE: Unit/Organization Classes are by Appointment Only Winter Driving Snow Thrower Wednesday 3-Oct-12 1400-1500 Wednesday 3 Oct 12 1530-1600 Wednesday 17 Oct 12 1400-1500 Wednesday 17 Oct 12 1530-1600 Wednesday 24 Oct 12 1400-1500 Wednesday 24 Oct 12 1530-1600 Tuesday 6 Nov 12 1400-1500 Tuesday 6 Nov 12 1530-1600 Tuesday 20 Nov 12 1400-1500 Tuesday 20 Nov 12 1530-1600 Tuesday 4 Dec 12 1400-1500 Tuesday 4 Dec 12 1530-1600 Tuesday 18 Dec 12 1400-1500 Tuesday 18 Dec 12 1530-1600 DA Civilians O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree How Lovely Are Your Branches The North Country Spouses’ Club Invites you to participate in the first annual wreath & tree auction! Tree Themes, Donating Organization Name and Approximate Value of the tree/wreath due to the Event Chair at treeandwreathauction@gmail.com by November 16. ! Event Date: Saturday, December 1, 2012 10:45 AM The Commons Cost: $20/personHow can I help out? Does your group (FRG, Bunco, Zumba, Book Club, etc) want to decorate a wreath or tree? It’ssimple, you decorate and donate!How should I decorate my tree? How ever you like! Use your tree to express the creativity of your group!When is my tree or wreath due? 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at The Commons on December 1.What happens to the money? This money will be split between to the two groups’ scholarship and welfare funds!Where can I get my tree or wreath? North Country Spouses’ Club members can pick up a 3 ft. tree or mediumwreath at the clubs’ November luncheons. We also welcome donated trees and wreaths from organizations outsideour membership. If your organization would like to purchase their own tree simply buy a tree or wreath of ANYSIZE and decorate it.What do I need to bring that day? You need to bring anything that will make your tree/wreath work properly(extension cords, wreath stands etc.) these items will not be provided for you by North Country Spouses’ Club.
  5. 5. Supported By: 2 BCT HAUNTED HOTEL October 27, 2012 Nash Boulevard (Old Fort Drum Inn) Featuring Haunted Hotel (JR High and Older) A scary tour through the 2nd floor of an old hotel. Werewolf Woods (JR High and Older ) Walk through a haunted forest filled with scary beasts! Harvest Hall (K-6th Grade) A fun tour of the 1st floor of an eerie hotel Commando Pumpkin Patch (Infants & Toddlers) Walk through a maze of activities with your little ones! Just Follow the Signs!!Contents of this Newsletter are compiled from multiple military family newssources and local area event sources. Material presented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 1-89 CAV, 2BCT or the Army. This material is for per-
  6. 6. Employment Readiness Program 2012 WorkshopKey Caller Schedule13 November 10:00am-11:30am Build Your Own Business13 November 2:00pm-3:30pm 14 November 9:30am-11:30amFRG Leader Employment 10107 November 9:00am-1:00pm 06 November 9:30am-11:30amInformal Funds Resume Writing Computer Lab07 November 2:00pm-3:00pm 22 October 9:30am-10:30amCARE Team Training Federal Employment Workshop06 December 9:00am-12:30pm 08 November 9:30am-11:30am Career Development Seminars Negotiating Job Offers 21 November 9:30am-11:30am For more information and to sign up for a workshop call the Employment Readiness Pro- gram Office at (315)772-9611 or (315)772- 2737 AFTB Army Family Team Building Level 1 05&06 November 9:00am-4:00pm Fall Marathon 22-26 October 9:00am-4:00pm Please call 772-9229/6710 to register for classes.
  7. 7. ARMY FAMILY ACTION PLAN ANNUAL CONFERENCE Providing the Army Community a “voice” in shaping their standards of living & identifying issues related to the current environment. Sign up to be an Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Delegate! LET YOUR IDEAS BE HEARD! 28-29 January 2013 9 am – 4 pm The Commons, P-4350 IF IT’S A PROGRAM OR SERVICE, AN AFAP ISSUE CAN IMPROVE IT! IF IT’S A POLICY OR REGULATION, AN AFAP ISSUE CAN CHANGE IT! IF IT’S A LAW, AN AFAP ISSUE CAN AMEND IT!IF THERE’S A LOW-COST, CREATIVE SOLUTION, YOU SHOULD PURSUE IT! FOR INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP TO BE A DELEGATE CALL 772-6710 OR 772-2933