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FRSA Flash 2 NOV 2012


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Unit and Community Information for week ending 2 NOV 2012

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FRSA Flash 2 NOV 2012

  1. 1. 4-31 FRSA Flash DATES TO REMEMBER4 NOV — Daylight Savings Time Ends — November 2, 2012Turn Clocks Back 1 Hour.10-13 NOV — Veteran’s Day HolidayWeekend14 NOV — GI Jane Day IV, See Flyer-20 NOV — 4-31 Turkey Bowl @ SextonField22-25 NOV — Thanksgiving Day HolidayWeekend27 NOV — Division Volunteer of theMonth Ceremony @ The Commons @1030 — Christina Garcia of D-Co will berecognized at the Ceremony29 NOV — Battalion Ball @ The Com-mons @ 17009 DEC — Battalion Holiday Party @Monti Gym @ 1300 11/2/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO
  2. 2. DATES TO REMEMBER November 201211/1 Dress A Turkey Contest McEwen Library11/2, 3, & 5 Used Book Sale McEwen Library11/7 Feed The Soul Seminar McEwen Library11/9 New Youth Center Grand Opening Youth Center11/10 Basketball Tournament Sports11/10 Meet The Author McEwen Library11/11 BOSS Chili Cook-Off BOSS11/14 Learn To Live Gluten Free McEwen Library11/16 Snowmobile Safety Class Adventure Training11/17 BOSS 5K Fun Run/Walk Magrath Gym11/17 Individual Bowling Tournament Sports11/17 Turkey Bowl Football Tournament Sports11/17 North Country Spouses Club Craft and Antique Fair Monti PFC11/21 – 23 NYC Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Trip Parks and Rec11/22 BOSS Home For The Holidays BOSs11/29 Turning Stone Casino and Comedy Show Trip Parks and Rec11/29 BOSS Gaming Tournament BOSS11/30 Snowmobile Safety Class Adventure Training December 201212/1 Operation Tribute Distribution: www.operationtribute.com12/4 Family and MWR/AUSA Holiday Celebration Commons12/6 Holiday Tree Lighting Main Post Chapel12/13 Trees for Troops Unit Distribution12/24/25 BOSS Home for the Holidays BOSS12/31 New Years Eve Commons/Bowling CenterThe Dates to Remember is not an all inclusive list of the wonderful events happening here onFort Drum. Please take advantage of using the Preview, the Mountaineer, the 10th Mountain Divi-sion, MWR, ACS Facebook pages, Fort Drum website and other various avenues to learn aboutall the happenings here on Fort Drum. 11/2/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 2
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  4. 4. Polar Bear Family, Today is may last day as the 4-31 FRSA. I will miss the Polar Bears. I have accepted a new position on the installation. Lynn Williams, 2BCT FRSA, will assist during the FRSA program restructuring process. It was a privilege to work with 4-31! Best Wishes, Tracey M. Jones11/2/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 4
  5. 5. November 2nd, 201264th Annual NCAC Falls Art’s Show5:30pm to 7:30pmDulles State Office Building, Washington Street, WatertownA night of local art, music & food. Live music, live performance, art raffle, cash bar and appetizers.November 7th, 20124th Annual Career Exploration Expo at The WorkPlace10:00am to 4:00pm1000 Coffeen Street, WatertownThe staff at The WorkPlace invite you to attend our Career Exploration Expo. There will be Workforce Professionals onsite dis-cussing a variety of topics. For more information call (315) 782-9252.10:00am—How to Start Your Own Business11:00am—Secret Tips to Manufacturing/Production Jobs1:00pm—Mazimize Your Job Search Using Social Media2:00pm—Hospitality & Retail Trades3:00pm—Healthcare CareersNovember 10th, 2012Breast Cancer Awareness Fund Raiser9:00am to 3:00pm113 W. Main Street, Watertown (Hilltop Towers Apartments Community Room)Craft/Flea Market to benefit the Samaritan Breast Cancer Awareness Fund.November 17th, 2012A Handmade Christmas10:00am to 4:00pmBruce M. Wright Memorial Conference Center (located behind Home Depot, off Gaffney Drive)This show will feature arts and crafts all handmade by members who are based in the North Country. For more information aboutthis event and the North Country Crafters please check ou the event page on Facebook at: In lieu of an entry fee, the North Country Crafters are asking the community to bring a donation of non-perishable food instead. These donations will be given to the Watertown Urban Mission to support local families in need throughthe holidays.November 30th, 2012City of Watertown Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony on Public Square5:15pmThe event will begin at 5:15pm with performances from local choral groups. At 6:00pm, the Mayor will lead the countdown andwill turn on the City’s Christmas tree light and music display. The music and light display features thousands of LED lights that aresynchronized to a variety of different holiday songs. The music and light display will run every 30 minutes each night from 4:30pmuntil 10:00pm and will be on from November 30th, 2012 through January 2nd, 2013.November 10-12, 20125th Annual Health & Wellness WeekendSaturday, November 10, 10am-6pmThe Edge Hotel is excited to offer a wide range of life altering, eye opening health and wellness services and experiences. Free miniskin cancer screenings will be available. Pamper yourself with Swedish and Table massages, Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Re-flexology, Cosmetic and Laser Medispa, Do Terra Essential Oils, Soil Health Center, Foot Detox, Reiki, Facials, Spa Pedicures andManicures. Chakra Tuning, Reiki, Numerology, Iridology, Compass by Zyto, Channel Healing and Reflexology are also available.Appointments may be made in advance by calling the hotel (315) 348-4211.November 15th 18th, 2012Lewis County “Home for the Holidays” FestivalNovember 17th, 2012Lewis County General Hospital Auxiliary ~ Annual Hollyberry Sale10:00am to 2:00pmLowville Elks Lodge Super bake sale, artisans and crafters, Auxiliary’s pie and ice cream, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus,wreaths, raffles , a children’s corner, refreshments, lunch and much more. For more information call Nina Gregory at 346-1151. 11/2/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 5
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  7. 7. 10% Military Discount Off Preseason Prices until Nov. 4th Dryhill Season Pass includes *Free Skiing/ snowboarding at McCauley Mountain on Mon- days and Snowridge on Wednesdays and half price Snowtubing!! *non-holidays Swap Shop and Ski Sale Sat. Nov. 3rd, 10am to 4pm and Sun. Nov. 4th Noon to 4pm Sell your outgrown ski and snowboard equip- ment!! Drop off equipment Tues. 10am to 5pm and Fri. Noon to 8pm at Dryhill For more info 315-782-8584 or UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 7
  8. 8. Resources11/2/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 8
  9. 9. Resources Need To Talk To Someone? Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC) 2BCT MFLC Dona Kingsley 315-955-4823 Personal Financial Counselor—PFC-MFLC (315) 486-5770Mobilization and Deployment Classes Military and Family Life Consultants (MFLC) FRG Leader 9am-1pm provide solution-oriented consultations to individu- 7 NOV als, couples, families, and groups. The Military and Family Life Consultant (MFLC) Program is designed to provide support and assis- Key Caller 10-11:30am or 2-3:30pm tance to active duty Soldiers, National Guard & 13 NOV Reserves, military Family Members and civilian 12 DEC personnel. Military and Family Life Consultants can help people who are having trouble coping Informal Funds 2-3pm with concerns and issues of daily life. 7 NOV Care Team 9am-12:30pm Official 4-31 BN Facebook Page 6 DEC 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry “Polar Bears”!/pages/4-31- Army Family Team Building (AFTB)- Infantry-Polar-Bears/239135106115186 9—4pm 05-06 NOV—Level I 14-15 NOV—Level II POC for 4-31 FRSA Flash Newsletter 04-05 DEC—Level I BN FRSA 315-772-8416OPSEC Safety for Families 10:30am—12pm 10 DEC Contents of this Newsletter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event To register for training, please call sources. Material presented does not represent the 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. 11/2/2012 UNCLASSIFIED /FOUO 9