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FRSA Flash 14 Sept 2012

  1. 1. 4-31 FRSA Flash DATES TO REMEMBER September 14, 201225 SEP — D-Co FRG MTG/Pot Luck@ D-Co Classroom29 SEP — C-Co FRG MTG @ OldMcDonald’s Farm @ 10005-8 OCT — Columbus HolidayWeekend26 OCT — Fort Drum Haunted Hay-ride @ Remington Park27 OCT — 2BCT Haunted HotelEvent14 NOV — GI Jane Day IV20 NOV — 4-31 Turkey Bowl29 NOV — Battalion Ball9 DEC — Battalion Holiday Party @Monti Gym @ 1300 9/14/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO
  2. 2. DATES TO REMEMBER September 20129/15 ATV Safety Class Parks and Rec9/15 2012 Two-Person Captain and Crew Golf Tournament Sports9/15 BOSS 5-K Run BOSS9/15 NYC/Yankees Game Trip Parks and Rec9/15 Red and Black Football Trip BOSS9/15 Retiree Appreciation Day 0900-1500 Clark Hall9/15-16 2012 Unit League Softball Championships Sports9/17-21 AFTB Instructor Training ACS9/17-20 Master Resiliency Training ACS9/18 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS9/18 From Victim to Survivor Support Group 1130-1300 ACS9/18 Family Night: Field Days The Commons9/19 5K Run Sports9/19 Fort Drum Spouse Club Sign Up USO9/19 Infant Message 0930-1100 Monument Ridge9/20 Overseas Orientation Brief 0930-1100 ACS9/20 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1030-1130 The Commons9/21 Midnight Sports Youth Center9/21 In Her Shoes 0900-1130 ACS9/22 Adirondack Railroad Fall Foliage Trip Parks and Rec9/22 UFC at Winner’s Circle BOSS9/25 Investing 101-ROTH IRA 0900-1100 ACS9/25 From Victim to Survivor Support Group 1130-1300 ACS9/25 Family Night: Horseback Riding The Commons9/26 At-Home Career Fair ACS9/26 Infant Message 0930-1100 Monument Ridge9/26 Teen Cooking Club Youth Center9/27 FRG Book Club ACS9/27 Family Wellness Support Group 1000-1100 ACS9/27 Federal Employment Workshop ACS9/27 Remembrance Ceremony 1630-1700 Memorial Park9/28 Hispanic Heritage Month Observance 1130-1300 The Commons9/28 Division Retirement Ceremony 1600-1700 MPA9/29 Meet The Author: Hope Marston McEwen Library9/29 Skate Jam Youth CenterThe Dates to Remember is not an all inclusive list of the wonderful events happening here on Fort Drum. Please take advantage of using thePreview, the Mountaineer, the 10th Mountain Division, MWR, ACS Facebook pages, Fort Drum website and other various avenues to learnabout all the happenings here on Fort Drum. 9/14/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 2
  3. 3. HARVEST BALL DINNER & DANCINGSaturday, September 15, 2012 - Saturday, September 15, 2012Alexandria Bay, NY - Scenic View Park Pavilion, Fuller StreetEnjoy a beautiful fall evening to benefit the Alexandria Bay Historical Society. Rain date: September 22Phone: 315-482-4586 - HISTORICAL SOCIETYLinks: http://www.alexandriahistorical.comBOLDT CASTLE WINE FESTIVAL AND FARMERS MARKETSaturday, September 15, 2012 - Saturday, September 15, 2012Alexandria Bay, New York - Heart Island Boldt CastleBoldt Castle will host a Wine Festival and Farmers Market from 11 am to 4 pm. Featured wineries will include Thousand Islands Winery, Coyote Moon Winery,Otter Creek Winery, River Myst Winery and Yellow Barn Winery. Wine sampling and sales will be available throughout the afternoon. New York St...Phone: 315-482-9724 - BOLDT CASTLE ADMISSIONSLinks: http://www.boldtcastle.com8TH ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVALSunday, September 16, 2012 - Sunday, September 16, 2012LaFargeville, NY - Northern New York Agricultural Historical Society, Route 180 at Stone MillsAll the favorite things you enjoy about the fall season...Scare crow contest, music, food, fun and fellowship.Email: AG MUSEUM STAFFPhone: 315/658-2353 - AG MUSEUM STAFFLinks: http://www.stonemillsmuseum.org15TH ANNUAL VINTAGE & CLASSIC STREET MEETSaturday, September 22, 2012 - Sunday, September 23, 2012Clayton, NY - Downtown Clayton & Graves StreetThis is a fun filled weekend for the whole family! Come and enjoy the cars and memorabilia on display.Email: CLAYTON CHAMBERPhone: 315-686-3771 - CLAYTON CHAMBERLinks: http://www.1000islands-clayton.comWAR OF 1812 QUILT CHALLENGE - PART TWOSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Sunday, September 30, 2012Sackets Harbor, NY - Seaway Trail Discovery Center, 401 W. Main St.The Great Lakes Seaway Trail War of 1812 Traveling Quilt Exhibit has been extremely popular and well-received. Due to its popularity and the success of the War of1812 Quilt Challenge held earlier this year, Seaway Trail will be holding the "War of 1812 Quilt Challenge – Part Two" September 29 and 3...Email: INFORMATIONPhone: 315-646-1000 - INFORMATIONLinks: http://www.seawaytrail.comOKTOBERFESTSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Saturday, September 29, 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 intoBrownville. Turn left in Brownville and follow Route 12E straight into Cape Vincent approximately 20 miles. From Canada: Take TI Bridge at Collins Landing. Getoff at the Clayton exit and take Route 12 into Cape Vincent approximately 22 miles. In Kingston take the Wolfe Island Ferry then the Hornes Ferry into Cape Vin-cent. Noon - 5 pm. The official Oktoberfest in Munich typically runs from the last 2 weeks in September to October. An Autumn Farmers and crafters Market willcompliment our Beer Garden, featuring authentic German beers, NY State microbreweries and wineries.Email: SHELLEY HIGGINSPhone: 315-654-2481 - SHELLEY HIGGINSLinks: http//www.capevincent.org1812 WALKSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Friday, September 28, 2012Sackets Harbor , NY - Begins at Seaway Trail Discovery Center, 401 W. Main StreetEnjoy 3.1 and 6.2-mile walks sanctioned by American Volkssport Association (AVA). Organized leisure walkers who want the official stamp for completing thewalks for AVA logbooks can purchase accreditation for $3.00. Those completing Great Lakes Seaway Trail Walks can purchase commemorative pins ($4 ...Email: DARYL GILESPhone: 315-646-1000 x200 - DARYL GILESLinks: 9/14/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 3
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  6. 6. October 20th 1st Annual Pumpkin Chunkin Contest, Riverside Drive, Clayton (Rain Date October 21st) Admission to the Punkin Chunkin Festival is free and begins at 11am featuring competitive firings throughout the day withawards at 5pm. The festival will have two categories of competition, which also compete against each other for the Best OverallDesign, which is the farthest throw for the height of their trebuchet. The two categories are: Adults (18 & older) and Youth (11-17 years old) . It costs $5 to enter the competition. There are still entry spaces available for the Punkin Chunkin. Contestants can call the Clayton Chamber of Commerce at 315- 686-3771, email or stop by the office at 517 Riverside Drive, Clayton NY. October 26 & 27, 2012 "Halloween Towne" in Downtown Lowville, NY Friday "FRIGHT NIGHT" 6-9pm "SCARY" Saturday 11am-11pm Join us for ghoulish games, frightening food, and freaky fun for the whole family!! <—————Halloween Towne Schedule 9/14/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 6
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  10. 10. Resources Need To Talk To Someone? Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC) 2BCT MFLC Dona KingsleyMobilization and Deployment Classes 315-955-4823 FRG Leader 9am-1pm 7 NOV Personal Financial Counselor—PFC-MFLC (315) 486-5770 Key Caller 2-3:30pm or 5-6:30pm 9 OCT Military and Family Life Consultants (MFLC) Key Caller 10-11:30am or 2-3:30pm provide solution-oriented consultations to individu- 13 NOV als, couples, families, and groups. 12 DEC The Military and Family Life Consultant (MFLC) Program is designed to provide support and assis- Advance Key Caller 1-2:30pm tance to active duty Soldiers, National Guard & 15 OCT Reserves, military Family Members and civilian personnel. Military and Family Life Consultants Informal Funds 2-3pm can help people who are having trouble coping 7 NOV with concerns and issues of daily life. Care Team 9am-12:30pm 6 DEC Official 4-31 BN Facebook Page 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Event Planning 1-2:30pm “Polar Bears” 3 OCT!/pages/4-31-Army Family Team Building (AFTB)-9—4pm Infantry-Polar-Bears/239135106115186 7-21 Sep — ACS Instructor Training 22-26 Oct — Fall Marathon POC for 4-31 FRSA Flash Newsletter BN FRSA Resilience Training Fall Marathon! 17-20 September 315-772-8416 9:30—2:30 pm Workforce Development Building Contents of this Newsletter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event sources. Material presented does not represent the To register for training, please call views or endorsement of the 4-31 IN, 2BCT or the 772-0470 or 772/2848. Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. Childcare is NOT available. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines. 9/14/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 10