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  1. 1. Family and MWR Special Event Family and MWR/United Service Organization Event Family and MWR/Yellow Ribbon Committee Partnership Event Association of the United States Army September FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR S M T W T F S 1 COMING ATTRACTIONS 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 0 11 12 13 14 15 September 3, 2012 16 1 7 18 19 20 21 22 23 2 4 25 26 27 28 29 30 Attraction DescriptionSeptember Notable Events September 3 – Labor Day September 6 – Fort Drum’s North Country EXPO September 7 – BOSS Beach Bash September 11 – Family Nights Returns To The Commons September 12 – Fort Drum Information and Town Hall MeetingSeptember 4 Couples This workshop can help you and your partner learn practical and effective9 am Communication talking and listening skills for better decision-making, conflict resolution, and anger management. Develop strategies for better communication. Martila Seals 772-0593September 4 English for ACS Relocation Offfce offers this class every Tuesday and Thursday for9 am – noon Speakers of Military Family Members who wish to improve speaking the English Other Languages language. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566September 4 From Victim to Survivor Group held every Tuesday at Army Community Service on11:30 am – 1 pm Survivor Tuesdays Presented by the Family Advocacy Program. Understand your Education Group healing journey and think of growing from a place of victimization to survival. Martila Seals 772-0593September 4 Stress Family Advocacy Program offers a session on how best to cope and deal1:30 – 3:30 pm Management with stress. You have more control than you might think. Martila Seals 772-0593September 5 & 6 AFTB Level I “Military Survival Skills” training for family members. Army Family Team9 am - 2 pm Training Building is hosting Level 1 training at the Army Community Service building, P-4330, Conway Road from 9 am – 4 pm each day. This training will introduce you to Army basics and much more. This training is two days, free and is open to all Spouses, Soldiers and DoD Civilians. Register today by visiting or calling ACS. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566September 5 Infant Massage ACS Family Advocacy Program facilitates this weekly session each9:30 – 11 am Wednesday at the Monument Ridge Community Center. Infant massage uses touch to enhance the expression of love, caring and respect to aid in the bonding process. Martila Seals 772-0593September 5 Employment 101 Learn how to conduct a job search, write your resume and cover letter,9:30 – 11:30 am and ace an Interview. Attend this workshop at the Army Community Service building with Employment Readiness. Amanda Thompson 772-9611September 6 North Country Family and MWR with Army Community Service Relocation Readiness9 am – 3 pm Expo present The Fort Drum North Country Expo held at The Commons. The focus of this year’s event is three-fold: Employers will be present offering job opportunities, Fort Drum community relocation information will be available, and community representatives offering volunteer opportunities will be on hand. Classes focusing on each of these areas will also be hosted throughout the day. This event also offers the Fort Drum Community a "one stop" opportunity to learn about and register for numerous activities,
  2. 2. clubs, and organizations found both on Fort Drum and in the surrounding communities Light refreshments, door prizes, and gift items will be available throughout this popular event. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566September 7 In Her Shoes: The activity illustrates how domestic violence is a community tragedy, not a9:30 – 11:30 am Living With private problem, the ups and downs a battered woman faces over the Domestic course of many years, and shows how we all have a role in the movement Violence to end domestic violence. Space is limited to 20-30 participants. Please call to register. Martila Seals 772-0593September 7 BOSS Beach Annual BOSS Beach Bash at Remington Park offers single Soldiers a day to11 am - 4 pm Bash enjoy the climbing a rock wall, swimming, raft races, water activities and listening to music. There will be free food and prizes for those who attend. Family and MWR staff members will be instrumental in making this event a success with the help of Davidson Auto Group. Family and MWR and Davidson Auto Group will help set up, cook, serve food and clean up after the function had ended. Food will consist of Pig Roast, Pit Roasted Corn on the Cob, salads, and beverages. Free tickets are available at Nash BOSS Facility, T-2190 Nash Blvd. at the McEwen Library, and at Jack T. Sweet Complex Boss Facility. Tickets are required to attend BOSS Beach Bash. Parking will be available at Magrath Sports Complex with shuttle service provided to Remington Beach Bash. Michelle Roden 772-7807September 8 2012 Softball This tournament is open to active duty military assigned or attached to Fort9 am Tournament Drum, Family members 19 years and older, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Team rosters due to the Sports Office, Bldg. M430A, by 4 pm on September 5. Diane Sykes 772-6662September 8 Teen Block Party Fort Drum Teens in Grades 6 - 12 are invited to the Youth Center for a4 – 7 pm fun time of music, food, and games. Steve Ferguson 772-6719September 10 Budget The budget is your foundation for success with money. Add a good9 am – noon Management understanding of account management and you will be unstoppable! Learn Class the basics of developing your own budget and making your money work for you, instead of you always working for the money. Part of managing the account is keeping track of what you spend and where. We will show you tips, tricks, and “secrets” of the trade at this comprehensive class designed for adults of all ages. Kent Thompson 772-0050September 10 Resume Writing Family Employment Readiness conducts this lab to assist Military Family9:30 – 10:30 am Workshop Members in creating a resume on a computer. Amanda Thompson 772-9611September 11 Family Night Spend the evening out with the kids at the Winner’s Circle. Each week5 – 7 pm there is a special fun activity for the children to participate in. The Pizza and Pasta Buffet is sure to meet anyones appetite. $6 for adults and $3 for children 8 and under. Each week a different themed entertainment is provided for family fun. Activity this week is a Back To School Carnival. Cindy Romig 772-6222September 12 Fort Drum Find out what’s happening on Fort Drum. This is a great opportunity for all10:30 am - noon Information and community members to get up-to-date information directly from agency Town Hall representatives. Attendees may ask questions, express concerns and ideas Meeting and get immediate answers. ALL community members are invited and encouraged to attend. Refreshments and door prizes provided. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to find out what’s happening on Fort Drum. The meeting will be live on the 10th Mountain Division Facebook page allowing you to ask questions throughout the meeting. Anyone unable to attend the meeting may also email questions and concerns to prior to the meeting or call in live at 772- 2101. Sarah Lynch 772-5374
  3. 3. Recurring Events Sports Office Sign up for sporting events through the Fort Drum Fitness, Athletics, and Aquatics Sports Office in the Magrath Sports Complex. Open to Active Duty Military, Family Members 19 yrs or older, and DoD Civilians. Rosters are due in advance in order to participate. Call 772-6663 for deadlines. Water Aerobics – Every Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri 10:30 – 11:30 am Aerobics and Fitness Classes – Monday - Friday Diane Sykes 772-6662 Pine Plains Bowling Monday & Tuesday Closed, Wednesday & Thursday11 am – 9 pm, Friday 11am – Center – Closed for 11 pm, Saturday 4 – 11 pm, Sunday noon – 8 pm. the month of July Cindy Fleming 772-6601 Adventure Training ATV Safety Courses – Available by request – 772-4010. Extreme Sports for Recreation and Training – Orienteering, Hunting and Fishing, ATV’s, Sportsman Shooting, Rock/Mountain Climbing, Whitewater Rafting. What do you want to do today? Let us know and we will tailor a trip to meet your needs. Murray Averill 772-4010 Parks and Recreation Remington Park RV Campground and Cabins – Reservations 772-5435 Party Equipment Rental – 772-5169 Make your next Family or unit function a success. Rent large grills, popcorn, cotton candy and snow-cone makers, inflatable bounce houses, tables, chairs, coolers, ice and dunking booth. Remington Park – now open for the season: M – Sa 9 am – 9 pm, Su 10 am – 8 pm. Remington Park Beach Open June 1: Daily 11 am – 7 pm Leisure Travel Services - Travel Center Discount Tickets – 772-8222 Stop in and check out the available discount tickets for local and out of state attractions. Gene Spencer 772-6568 The Commons Family Nights Every Tuesday – Family Night is finished for the season and returns to the Commons in SeptemberTuesday Open Faced Grilled Rib A tender and juicy grilled to order rib eye steak served on a fresh roll with salad,5 - 9 pm Eye Sandwich potato, vegetable, dinner roll and butter, $10.95. Start your evening out right with the mouth-watering ‘Rack of Ribs Special’ inWednesday Rib Night Buster’s Brew Pub. Half rack of ribs - $11.95; Half roasted or BBQ chicken -5 – 9 pm $9.95Thursday Prime Rib Night Thursday is Prime Rib Night at Buster’s Brew Pub. Enjoy a generous portion of5 – 9 pm prime rib with your choice of salad, starch and vegetable. 12 oz Prime Rib - $12.95Friday Friday Night Specials4 – 9 pm (except 3 day holidays) At Ease! Bar Specials Everyone needs a little down time. After a week of hard work you deserve to join friends, unwind, and ready yourself for the weekend. At Ease! Offer’s free snacks and drink specials from 4 – 7 pm in Buster’s Brew Buster’s Steak Special Pub.Friday5 – 9 pm Fridays from 5 – 9 pm enjoy a steak cooked to order, with baked potato, and Right Arm Night vegetable. Buster’s also has freshly made brews and tempting desserts. Porterhouse - $17.95; NY Strip - $15.95.Monthly5 – 7 Following Show your appreciation to your team at Right Arm Night. Held monthlyRetirement following the Retirement Ceremony and sponsored by a Fort Drum unit. EnjoyCeremony 10th Mountain Right Arm Brew for only $1 per glass, Pool, Foosball, Air Hockey, and a hot snack buffet. Win $200 for your unit fund. A prize for the unit with the highest percentage of attendance at Right Arm Night, look for the Family and MWR table to sign in. Cindy Romig 772-6222
  4. 4. LOOK FOR THE FAMILY AND MWR PREVIEW EACH MONTH FOR UPCOMING EVENTS, CLASSES AND PROGRAMS. Coming Attractions & Items of Interest  September 14 – Hearts Apart Support Group – Army Community Service  September 14 – Teen Lock – In – Youth Center  September 15 – BOSS 5-K Run – BOSS  September 15 – NYC/Yankees Game Trip – Parks and Recreation  September 15 – ATV Safety Class – Parks and Recreation  September 15 – 2012 Two-Person Captain and Crew Golf Tournament - Sports  September 15 & 16 – 2012 Unit League Softball Championships - Sports  September 15 – Red and Black Football Trip - BOSS  September 17 – 21 – AFTB Instructor Training – Army Community Service  September 17 – 21 – Master Resiliency Training – Army Community Service  September 18 – Family Night: Field Days – The Commons  September 19 – 5K Run – Sports  September 21 – Midnight Sports – Youth Center  September 22 – Adirondack Railroad Fall Foliage Trip – Parks and Recreation  September 22 – UFC at Winner’s Circle – BOSS  September 25 – Family Night: Horseback Riding – The Commons  September 26 – At-Home Career Fair – Army Community Service  September 27 – Federal Employment Workshop - Army Community Service  September 29 – Meet The Author: Hope Marston – McEwen Library  September 29 – Skate Jam – Youth CenterSave The Date: Friday, October 26, 2012. Beware… and come if you dare to The HauntedHayride at Remington Park. Creepy things are there to scare as you ride through RemingtonPark on one of the tractor drawn trolleys. Walk through the haunted pavilion and cemeterythen scurry back across the spooky bridge to check out the creepy animal exhibit presented bythe zoo at Thompson Park. A little monster’s fun zone is available for kids 12 and under withtamer activities for younger children. Additional treats include group photos, snacks anddrinks, and a bonfire for marshmallow roasting. Patrons can catch the shuttle to RemingtonPark from Mountain Community Homes Community Centers or Magrath Sports Complex.This event is free to all DoD ID card holders. Parental discretion is advised for some of theevening’s offerings and children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.