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FRSA Flash 30NOV12


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FRSA Flash 30NOV12

  1. 1. 30 NOVEMBER 20121-89 CAV FRSA FLASH
  2. 2. Area EventsWinter Wonderland Weekends - Nov. 30 - Dec. 31Following Thanksgiving, The New York State Zoo is transformed into a holiday wonderland! Businesses,community organizations, and individuals from around the North Country come together to transform theZoo with holiday lights. Each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, beginning in December, the Zoo will open itsdoors during the nighttime hours to provide visitors with an opportunity to explore this illuminated land-scape. In addition, each weekend will feature a variety of activities for the entire family.Kris Kringle Market at Thousand Islands Winery - Dec. 1Meet us in the loft above the tasting room for fun for the whole family! There will be lots of local craft ven-dors to help you with your Christmas shopping, lots of great breakfast and lunch food, mulled spiced winefor the grown ups and Santa Clause to entertain the kids. This is an indoor event so everyone will be warm.You and your family dont want to miss this Thousand Islands Winery holiday TraditionHoliday HullabaZOO - Dec. 8Holiday HullabaZoo is a fun way to celebrate the holidays at the New York State Zoo. This festive event fea-tures cookie decorating, holiday stories by the fireplace, ornament making, and more. Children will also havean opportunity to make special gifts for the creatures in our care. Plus, no holiday event would be completewithout the opportunity to get your picture taken with Santa Claus! We’ll also have free donuts and hot co-coa to keep you warm!All of these activities are free with a per person donation of a non-perishable food or personal care item or anew unwrapped toy. This event not only benefits the New York State Zoo, but two of the North Country’skey charitable organizations: the Marine Toys for Tots and the food pantry of the CAPC of Jefferson County,which assists the members of our community who need it most. AAFES Movie TheatreFriday November 30 7:00pm ArgoSaturday December 1 2:00pm End of Watch 7:00pm ArgoSunday December 2 2:00pm End of Watch
  3. 3. FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR COMING ATTRACTIONS November 30, 2012 December 201212/1 Thrift Shop Open 0930-1400 Thrift Shop12/1 Annual Festival of Trees State Office Building12/1 Annual Holiday Sale 1700-2000 OTBP Gift Shop12/4 Holiday Celebration (FMWR/AUSA) 1700-1900 The Commons12/6 Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony 1715-1745 Main Post Chapel12/13 Trees for Troops TBD TBD12/15-1/6 Block Leave12/24-1/1 Local Schools Holiday Break12/24-12/25 BOSS Home for the Holidays 1100-2300 Nash BOSS Center January 20121/09 Fort Drum Information Town Hall Meeting 1030-1200 The Commons1/16 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Special Observance 1130-1300 The Commons1/21-22 Division DONSA1/29-30 AFAP Conference
  4. 4. ARMY FAMIL ACTION PLAN Y 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
  5. 5. 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 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.
  6. 6. 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 Contents of this Newsletter are compiled from multiple military family news sources 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 personal use by the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable
  7. 7. Employment Readiness Program 2012 WorkshopKey Caller Schedule12 December 10:00am-11:30am Build Your Own Business12 December 2:00pm-3:30pm 12 December 9:30am-11:30amOPSEC Safety for Families Employment 10110 December 10:30am-12:00pm 06 December 9:30am-11:30amCARE Team Training Resume Writing Computer Lab06 December 9:00am-12:30pm 10 December 9:30am-10:30am Federal Employment Workshop 13 December 9:30am-11:30am Career Development Seminars Networking with LinkedIn 19 December 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 I 4&5 December 9:00am-4:00pm