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TF Phoenix Flash 23 Mar 2012

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TF Phoenix Flash 23 Mar 2012

  1. 1. FRSA FLASH Friday, March 23, 2012 In This IssueSpecial Announce- 2 FRG Meetings/EventsmentsCalling All High 6School StudentsOxygen Relationship 9SeminarAutism Drama 12ClinicDates to Remember 16  Alpha: Saturday, 24 March, 12:00pm at the BN Classroom, potluck luncheon  C/3-10: Wednesday, March 28, 6:00pm at Adiron- dack Creek Community Center  C/1-10: Tuesday, April 10, 5:00pm at CrescentLTC McKernan Woods Community CenterCommander315-774-1299 OPERATION PURPLECSM Dvorsky FREE SUMMER CAMPSCommand Sergeant There are 2 camps available in NY State, Camp Wa-Major basso locally from July 29, 2012 - August 3, 2012 and315-774-1269 Pioneer Camp from July 8, 2012 - July 13, 2012 in Western NY. There are also camps available in otherTeri Pfeffer areas of the country as well. To find out more about theTask Force FRSA camps, the qualifications to apply, and to register go to315-774-1274 www.militaryfamily.orgContents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Material pre-sented does not represent the views or endorsement of 3-10 GSAB or the Army. This material is forpersonal use of the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable re-strictions and guidelines.
  2. 2. ANNOUNCEMENTS24 hour shoppette on Belvedere to have limited hours while undergoing upgrades.Beginning Monday, 02 April: Mini-mall hours of operation will be 0600 - 2000 hrs for a mini-mum of 30 days during the construction period. Mini-mall will be limited to a very small assortment of retail items (tobacco, and carbon- ated beverages). Northgate Express will begin 24 hour operation starting on Monday,02 April until the Mini-mall project is completed. 3-10 AVN spouse promotes first children’s book Mindy Whitten will be selling and signing copies of her first published book, “An Alpaca in My Pocket,” from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 30 and 31 at the Post Exchange. Whitten also will read her book during story time at McE- wen Library March 23, April 17 and June 12. For more in- formation or to purchase a book, email Whitten at AnAl- pacaInMyPocket@gmail.com Fort Drum Thrift Shop, Inc. Are you PCSing?? Are your closets and storage rooms busting at the seems?? Do you just have to much Junk in the house that you want to get rid? Would you like to make some extra MONEY while clearing it out?? If you said YES to any of these questions, then you need to head on over to the FORT DRUM THRIFT SHOP!! Or Call 315-772- 7189 to set up a PCS appointment! The Thrift Shop is OPEN Tuesday, Wednesdays & Thursdays 0930-1400 we are located on old post, Building P55 First St. & Quartermaster Rd. For Sale Specials, Consignment Info or Donation Info call 315-772-7189 or visit us on the WEB @ thriftshopinc.webs.com Fort Drum Outdoors The Spring 2012 Edition Published by Ft. Drum’s Fish & Wildlife Management Programhttp://www.fortdrum.isportsman.net/file/Fort_Drum_Outdoors_2012Spring_Newsletter.pdf
  3. 3. CALLING ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTSWe have grant funding for 6 to 8 high school students from of militaryfamilies in the Ft. Drum area participate in our Close Up governmentand civics program in Washington, DC this May or June.This week long residential programs gives students the opportunity to network with peers fromacross the country, meet with policy makers, participate in debates and workshops on currentissues and explore Washington, DC monument and memorials. Attached is an introductory let-ter from our Foundation.We have program weeks available in May and through the end of June. Please have interestedstudents and parents contact me by March 26th to apply. This opportunity will be on a firstcome, first serve basis. I can be reached at 1 800 CLOSEUP Ext 3587 or semhof@closeup.org .More information about Close Up can be found at www.closeup.org.The Close Up Foundation is the nation’s largest non-profit and non-partisan citizenship education or-ganization. Since 1971, Close Up has worked with students and educators across the country to pro-mote active citizenship. Through seminars with Washington policymakers and explorations of govern-ment offices and historical sites, high school students get a “close-up” look at the process of democracyand our nation’s heritage. This 6-day program prepares young citizens to meet the challenges of gov-erning themselves and their nation through the following: Discussions of key domestic and international issues with members of Congress and their staff,Washington insiders and other leading policy experts. A comprehensive study visit to the significant historical sites and cultural neighborhoods of our na-tion’s capital. Daily small group discussion workshops that debrief students on the day’s activities and encouragethem to explore current issues. Self directed time with their teachers to explore Washington, DC.Opportunity to earn college credit through the University of VirginiaStudents may choose to participate during one of the following weeks: April 29th to May 4th May 20th to 25th June 10th to June 15th May 6th to the 11th May 27th to June 1st June 17th to June 22nd May 13th to 18th June 3rd to June 8th June 24th to June 29thPlease RSVP for the March 29th information meeting by contacting, Sara Emhof, the Close Up programmanager directly at semhof@closeup.org or 1-800 CLOSEUP ext 3587. We invite you to visitwww.closeup.org to learn more about Close Up and view testimonials from students, teachers and U.S.Presidents.

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