FRSA Flash 29 JUNE 2012


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FRSA Flash 29 JUNE 2012

  1. 1. 4-31 FRSA Flash Polar Bear Important Dates30 JUN — 15 JUL — Block Leave June 29, 20124 JUL — Happy 4th of JULY Polar Bears,18 JUL — F-Co Change of Com-mand Enjoy Block Leave!18 JUL — BN CSM Change of Re-sponsibility Ceremony — Incom-ing CSM Stallworth4-5 AUG — Fort Drum Commu-nity Wide Yard Sales @ RhicardHills & Adirondack Creek6 AUG — State of the Commandand NTC Pre-Deployment Brief @MPA @ 1000.8 AUG — State of the Commandand NTC Pre-Deployment Brief @MPA @ 180011-12 AUG — Fort Drum Com-munity Wide Yard Sales @ Monu-ment Ridge & Crescent Woods UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO
  2. 2. DATES TO REMEMBER July 20127/1 MAIN POST CHAPEL UNDER RENOVATIONS7/2 Family Medicine New Operational Hours Start 0800-1700 Guthrie7/2 Youth Center Orientation Youth Center7/2 HS Trip to Syracuse Carousel Mall Youth Center7/2-6 9-Ball Tournament Youth Center7/3-12 Thrift Shop CLOSED7/3 Watertown Concert in the Park 1800 Thompson Park7/3 Stress Management Class ACS7/3 YC Craft Club Youth Center7/4 Happy 4th of JULY!7/4 Commissary Open 0900-1500 Commissary7/4-5 DIVISION DONSA7/5 YC MS Old Forge Water Safari Trip Youth Center7/6 DPAO/Toyota Concert Series: Blake Shelton Watertown7/6 Teen Lock-In Youth Center7/7-8 Wolf Lake Hike and Camping Trip Adventure Training7/7 Karaoke Contest Youth Center7/10 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS7/10-15 Jefferson County Fair The Fairgrounds7/16-20 AFTB Summer Marathon 0900-1600 ACS7/12 Fort Drum ACAP Career Fair 1000-1400 The Commons7/17 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACSD7/17 10th CAB Change of Command 1000-1100 WSAAF7/17-21 Lewis County Fair Lewis Co Fairgrounds7/18 4-31 Fox Company (210BSB) Change of Command7/18 4-31 BN CSM Change of Responsibility Ceremony7/23 American Red Cross Blood Drive 1130-1630 The USO7/25 Family Support Huddle 1000-1130 Eagles Nest7/26 Family Wellness Support Group Book club 1000-1100 Rhicard Hills Com CTR7/26 Civilian of the Quarter Luncheon 1130-1300 The Commons7/26 Remembrance Ceremony 1630 Memorial Park7/27 Division Retirement Ceremony 1630 MPA7/28 DPAO/Toyota Concert Series: Bill Cosby 1900 The Fairgrounds7/31 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS August 20128/4 Thrift Shop Saturday Opening 0930-1400 Thrift Store8/7 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS8/7-16 Thrift Shop CLOSED8/14 2012 Education Fair 1400-1800 The Commons8/15 Whiteface Mountain Ceremony 1200 Lake Placid8/16 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1030-1130 The Commons8/21 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS8/23 Remembrance Ceremony 1630-1700 Memorial Park8/24 Division Retirement Ceremony 1600-1700 MPA8/28 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 2
  5. 5. Construction Notice DPW Engineering will have contractors performing park- ing lot reconstruction starting 02 July 12 for the North Gate Mini Mall on Iraqi Freedom Road P11005. Closure of both entrances will be necessary during the reconstruc- tion to make repairs to the asphalt. Work is anticipate to be completed by 9 July 12 DPW Engineering will have contractors performing park- ing lot reconstruction starting 02 July 12 for the Mt Belve- dere Mini Mall on Mt Belvedere Rd and PO Valley Rd P4230. The Mt Belvedere Rd entrance will be closed dur- ing the reconstruction to make repairs to the asphalt. Ac- cess into and out of the mini mall will be reduced to only one entrance on PO Valley Rd. Access to gas pumps and the mini mall will be available with possible delays be- cause of construction vehicles. Work is anticipate to be completed by 15 July 12 . Because of uneven surfaces throughout the parking lot during the reconstruction, please insure to use caution and reduce your speed . Observe all cones and fencing directing pedestrians around the parking lot and into the building.UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 5
  6. 6. June 30th, 2012Live Music FestMusic by: Rewind, Jambones, “Cousin Jake” and “ The Vertical Outlaws”MC Stunt Group, ROB’s Dyno Service, Miss Fastlane Biker Contest, Tattoo Contests, Burn Out Contest, Ma & Pa CustomBike Show, Prizes and more!For more information contact The Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce at (315) 482-9531 or call Mary at (315) 482-4105 or visit: http://tiriverrun.comJune 30th, 2012The Third Annual Keith Brabant Music Scholarship FestivalMark your calendars for Saturday, June 30th. The Keith Brabant Music Scholarship Festival will hold its third annualfundraiser at the Coyote Moon Vineyards on East Line Road in Clayton. The event will honor Clayton-native, Keith Bra-bant, who passed away 2010. The cost of attendance is only $5, which will include admission to see some of the best musi-cal acts from our area, family-friendly activities and craft and food vendors. Money raised from this event will go towardsa scholarship that was created in Keith’s honor. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who resides in JeffersonCounty who is in need of financial assistance. Please go to for more infor-mation.June 30, 2012Brantingham "Olde Tyme Country Fair"Dont miss the Brantingham "Olde Tyme Country Fair" Saturday June 30th from 10am - 3pm. There will be all kinds ofvendors and things to do, including an all day "Community Wide Garage Sale".July 7, 201222nd Annual Zwanzigstein FestThe Adirondack Mennonite Heritage Farm invites you to the Annual Z Fest.This years theme is: "A Time to Laugh"...To everything there is a season, and a time for every activity under the heaven: atime to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot; a time to weep, and a time to laugh.Admission:· Adults: $4· Children 4-12: $2· Children 3 and under: FreeOld Fashion Childrens Games: A collection of old-fashioned games such as three-legged races, egg on a spoon, balloontoss, and more, live animals, Wagon Rides, Tours of our historic farm, Afternoon Hymn Sing, Woodworking, Adult andChildren arts and crafts, knitting, Stitching, and Quilt Tying, Silent Auction and Gift Basket drawing...and much more!The 2012 Concerts on the Waterfront presented by the Sackets Harbor Historical Society every Summer Sundayfrom 3-5 pm at the Battlefield State Historic Site.July 1st - military style brass band Excelsior Cornet commemorates the 1812 bicentennial with a superb lecture/concert,authentic period clothing and instruments.July 8th - Tenor Madness Tenor guitar, clarinet, upright bass and vocals present classic American swing. One of the bestchamber-jazz groups you’ll ever hear.July 15th - Vishten hails from the Magdelen and Prince Edward Islands. Traditional Acadian and Celtic roots music withfiery fiddles, foot percussion, piano and bodhran.July 22nd - Can Am Weekend - Atlas rocks the battlefield for an afternoon of big city party time. Dance in an outdoor set-ting to swing, pop and classic rock.July 29th - Babik blends big band with an exotic flare of gypsy folk songs. Homemade percussion including a duck calladds to the fun. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 6
  7. 7. 4-31 Rear Detachment for Block Leave Starts25 JUNE and Ends 16 JULY UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 7
  8. 8. Resources UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 8
  9. 9. ResourcesMilitary Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) Need To Talk To Someone? Weekly eNewsletter Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC) 2BCT MFLC Steve Kleilzel 315-955-4823 Personal Financial Counselor—PFC-MFLC Tammy Fink Tammyfink.mhn@gmail.comMobilization and Deployment Classes (315) 486-5770 FRG Leader 9am-1pm Military and Family Life Consultants (MFLC) 9 JUL provide solution-oriented consultations to individu- 13 SEP als, couples, families, and groups. The Military and Family Life Consultant (MFLC) Key Caller 10-11:30am or 2-3:30pm Program is designed to provide support and assis- 12 JUL tance to active duty Soldiers, National Guard & 16 AUG Reserves, military Family Members and civilian personnel. Military and Family Life Consultants Advance Key Caller 1-2:30pm can help people who are having trouble coping 30 JUL with concerns and issues of daily life. 15 OCT Informal Funds 2-3pm or 5-6pm Official 4-31 BN Facebook Page 9 JUL 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry 13 SEP “Polar Bears”!/pages/4-31- Care Team 9am-12:30pm 6 DEC Infantry-Polar-Bears/239135106115186 Event Planning 10:30-12pm POC for 4-31 FRSA Flash Newsletter 20 AUG BN FRSAArmy Family Team Building (AFTB)-9am— 4pm 315-772-8416 16-20 JUL—Summer Marathon Master Resilience Training 9am-12:30pm Contents of this Newsletter are compiled from multiple 13 AUG—Assertive Communication military family news sources and local area event sources. Material presented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 4-31 IN, 2BCT or the To register for training, please call Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. 772-0470 or 772/2848. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all Childcare is NOT available. applicable restrictions and guidelines. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 9