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6th Force Support Squadron MacDill AFB Telephone Extensions Prefix 828 Commander 3802 Deputy 3803 Ops Officer 3969 Honor Guard 5190 Marketing & Publicity 3055 Resource Mgmt 6962 Private Organizations 6962 Manpower & Personnel Flight 4154 CAC Appointment Line 1988 Customer Service ID Card 2278 Civilian Personnel 3477 Manpower 3711 Human Resource Office (NAF) 2911 Sustainment Services Flight 4259 Bayshore Club/The Swamp 4756 Bayside Catering 837-1031 Diner’s Reef Dining Facility 2412 Flight Meals 4988 Fitness Center 4496 MacDill Inn - Lodging 4259 SeaScapes Beach Club 840-0772 Surf’s Edge Club 840-6900 Boomers Bar & Grill Force Development Flight 7320 Airman Leadership School 2299 Education 3115 Library 3607 Professional Development 1229 Training 4004 Airman & Family Services Flight 5097 Airman & Family Readiness 2721 Child Development Ctr 1 3332 Child Development Ctr 2 2244 Family Child Care 7760 MacDill Fam. Resource Ctr 655-9281 Resource & Referral 5750 School Age Program 5971 Youth Center 7956 Community Services Flight 2921 Bay Palms Golf Complex 840-6904 Tee Times 840-6915 MacDill Bowling Lanes 4005 Arts & Crafts Center 4413 Auto Hobby Shop 4553 Wood Hobby Shop 2093 Information, Tickets & Travel 2478 Outdoor Recreation/Equip Rental/ FamCamp/Pool 4982 Marina 4983 Skeet Range 5299 Veterinary Clinic 3558

Table of Contents Arts & Crafts Center ............................................ 3-4 Information, Tickets & Travel .............................. 5-6 Bayside Catering .....................................................8 Customer Support ...................................................8 SeaScapes Beach Club........................................ 10 MacDill Clubs...................................................11-14 Outdoor Recreation .........................................15-16 Library ....................................................................17 Bay Palms Golf Complex ...................................... 18 Tops In Blue .......................................................... 18 Youth Center ......................................................... 19 Airman & Family Services .................................... 20 Veterinary Clinic.................................................... 20 Annual Regatta ..................................................... 21

About Our Cover…

As the seasons begin to change and we enter into the fall months, October brings a flurry of activities for you and your family to participate in here at the 6th Force Support Squadron and around MacDill. Fire Prevention Week is 4-10 October and your base firefighters remind everyone to “Stay Fire Smart! Don’t Get Burned” Sparky, the fire dog, will be making visits around the base this week with stops at the Dale Mabry gate, Tinker Elementary School, the Base Exchange and CDC’s. Be sure to stop by the Fire Safety Trailer when you see it on display to get the latest information for your family. The Short Fitness and Sports Center will host Sports Week 2009 from 13-16 Oct with four days of various sporting events for the competitor in you. From football to bowling to golf, racquetball and more, there are multiple events going on each day. The week wraps up with the awards presentation on Friday at noon. Register at the Short Fitness Center or call 828-4496. The kids won’t want to miss the great Halloween activities this month at MacDill Bowling Lanes and the Library and don’t forget the Oktoberfest Membership dinner at the Bayshore Club— it’s an annual event everyone enjoys! Whatever you decide to do this month, remember to take spend some down-time relaxing with your family and friends— some of the best “treats” life has to offer! Thank you to our cover models: A1C Oliver Villanueva, SrA Mark Brandt, SrA Steven Miranda, SrA Dan Hogan and Sparky the Fire Dog (Angela Wilson)

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The Base, Bay and Beyond magazine is a monthly publication designed and produced by the 6th Force Support Squadron Marketing Department. Dates, times and prices subject to change without notice. Contact facility for latest information. No federal endorsement of sponsors/advertisers intended. To advertise in the magazine contact the 6FSS Marketing Department at (813) 828-3055 or send advertising copy to 6FSS/FSK, 1904 Golf Course Ave., Ste. 1, MacDill AFB, FL 33621. Deadline for advertising is six weeks prior to publication.

Lt Col Jeff Krusinski

Base, Bay & Beyond Staff

Commander, 6th Force Support Squadron

Ms. Sandra Kobelia

Deputy, 6th Force Support Squadron

Wendy Foster

David Engle

Terry Dover

Amy Casey

Alex Bunescu

Marketing Director

Commercial Sponsorship Coordinator

Marketing Specialist

Publicist/Illustrator

Marketing Clerk


Arts & Crafts Center

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HALLOWEEN BALLOON BOO-QUETS!

GIFT SHOP Fold-Up Totes

Pick up a scary “boo-quet” for a friend, co-worker or family member. A “boo-quet” consists of three Halloween mylar balloons for only $6. Call 828-4413 to place your order before supplies disappear! $13.50

Whether traveling to the store, or traveling across country, this stylish tote fits the bill! When not in use, it folds up to the size of a small clutch purse, taking up less storage space. If you need to pack an overnight bag or pick up a couple of groceries, it unfolds to a spacious bag that looks good! The long handle makes it comfortable to carry on your shoulder or in your hand. Come in and see all the great prints from which to choose!

Revel Snap-Together Models

$12.50

Looking for a product for kids to enjoy while traveling… or a great party favor…or a fun rainy day project? These models (made by a company with over 60 years of proven popularity) are sure to make the kids happy. These Snaptite® model kits and puzzles need no messy paint or smelly glue and come with authentic Peel ‘n Place stickers. Available in Mustang, Corvette, Firebird, Star Wars, Tomcat plane, Jet, animals, and dinosaurs. Each package is resealable to hold the small parts until the job is finished!

Jersey Naps

$3.50

October 2009

High quality napkins folded into a shape replicating a sports jersey. They can stand up to make a clever decoration or just lay flat. These are a true party, tailgate or gift item. They can also be autographed and collected! Available in Tampa Bay Rays, Florida State University, University of Miami and University of Florida. Eight naps per package.

Dead Stock Sale!

FRAME SHOP

Learn to frame your own photos and posters in our 2-day frame class! Stop by and look through Tuesday, 20 Oct and Thursday, 22 Oct, 10 am - 3 pm each the creepy coffin for a wide assortment of deals and day. Cost: $35 plus materials Learn to chop moulding, cut glass and mats, assemble and more! Leave class on the second day with your own framed masterpiece Register early as classes fill quickly!

steals. You never know what might be lurking inside!!

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Awards & Gift Shop, Wood Shop, and Frame Shop: Mon-Thu: 9 am - 6 pm Fri: 9 am - 5 pm Closed Sat, Sun & Holidays


813-828-4 413

Arts & Crafts Center

Need a quick frame? Check out our selection of ready-made frames, available in black, walnut or mahogany wood tones. 11” x 14”: $24 16” x 20”: $28 18” x 24”: $31 Perfect to frame that certificate or print for the short-notice presentation!

AWARDS & ENGRAVING SHOP

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Foil-Enhanced Plaques Looking for a way to make that plaque or wood name plate stand out? For an additional $2 per line of text, you can add metallic foil for that one of a kind design. Color choices include gold, silver, red, green and blue. We stock standard coins for last minute gifts or presentations to add a special touch to framed certificates and awards! Choices include: two styles of MacDill AFB Coins, plus CENTCOM Coin, SOCCOM Coin and SOCCENT Coin for only $8.50 each! Plastic easels also available: $2.50 per 2-pack. Need a way to keep track of your ID card or keys? We carry “MacDill AFB” Lanyards. Only $3.95 each. Available in red, black, green and blue. Makes a great souvenir!

WOOD SHOP

Celebrate your career with our expertly crafted Shadow and Flag Boxes! Available in your choice of a wide selection of woods. Shadowbox, 20” x 24”: $130 Shadowbox, 24” x 24”: $150 Flag Box, 17-½” x 17-½” x 24”: $90 (includes mounting) Instruction is available on mounting your flag, medals, coins and other memorabilia in a shadowbox or for an additional $40 the Wood Shop will mount your special items for you.

Get two regulation photos for just $7.50 while you wait!

Your tires should be rotated every 6,000 to 10,000 miles, or whenever treads appear to be uneven. This will increase tread life, as well as, your safety on the road! Our everyday low price: $20. Call or stop by for an appointment today!! Vehicle Resale Lot Need somewhere to show off your old car and get it sold quick? Our Vehicle Resale Lot is in the prime location next to the Post Office Complex and Main Pool. For only $30 you can display your vehicle for 30 days and watch the buyers flock to you! A photo will also be put on our Virtual Resale Web Site at no additional cost. Let us help you get it SOLD!

October 2009

Alex Bunescu (6FSS/FSK)

GET YOUR PASSPORT PHOTOS HERE!

AUTO SHOP • 828-4553

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Information, Tickets & Travel

813-8 28-247 8 Hours of Operation ITT: Mon thru Fri, 9 am to 5 pm Sat, 10 am to 3 pm Closed Sun, and all holidays. Leisure Travel*: Mon thru Fri, 9 am to 5 pm Closed Sat, Sun, and all holidays. * Must be in office at or before 4:45 pm to give us enough time to complete your reservations

UNIVERSAL’S HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS Select nights: 25 & 26 Sep; 1-4, 8-11, 15-18, 21-25; 28-31 Oct. Weeknights Our Price: $40.50 Gate Price: $74.54 Busch Gardens Fridays Our Price: $50.50 Gate Price: $74.54 Howl-O-Scream Saturdays Our Price: $65.50 Gate Price:$74.54 Tickets Available! Call for dates & prices. ZOO BOO AT LOWRY PARK ZOO 25 & 26 Sep; 2-3, 9-11, 15-18, 22-25, 28-31 Oct. Call ITT for prices. THE EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL AT DISNEY EPCOT – 25 September - 8 November 2009 This event is included in general admission ticket. Food, wine and you were meant for each other. Add live music and beer and you’ve got the icing on the cake! Savor the flavor of over 25 nations and groove to music from bands that really cook. Ready to dine, dance and sip some beer and wine? Then the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is your perfect match! EAT TO THE BEAT concert series

October 2009

9/25-9/27: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 9/28-9/29: Richard Marx 9/30-10/3: Starship starring Mickey Thomas 10/4-10/6: En Vogue 10/7-10/8: Better Than Ezra

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10/9-10/11: Sister Hazel 10/12-10/13: Kool & The Gang 10/14-10/16: Spyro Gyra 10/17-10/18: Jon Secada 10/19-10/20: Sister Sledge 10/21-10/22: Vanessa Carlton

10/23-10/25: Taylor Dayne 10/26-10/28: Boyz II Men 10/29-10/31: John Waite 11/1-11/2: TBD 11/3-11/5: Billy Ocean 11/6-11/8: Los Lobos

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER “SALUTE TO AMERICA’S HEROES” “FREE” Kennedy Space Center visitor complex admission for Active U.S. Military including Reservists and National Guardsman. Additional tickets for spouses, dependents, & guests may be purchased at ITT Office. $33.50 Adult/$24.75 Child (3-11yrs) “WALKING WITH DINOSAURS” AT ST. PETE TIMES FORUM Thursday, 15 October or Saturday, 17 October at 7 pm Section 101: $45.75 “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE TOUR 2009” AT ST. PETE TIMES FORUM Friday, 23 October at 7:30 pm. Party Suite: $101.00 – Includes buffet, soda, wine, & beer. “MILEY CYRUS ~ SPECIAL GUEST: METRO STATION” AT ST. PETE TIMES FORUM Tuesday, 1 December at 7 pm Champion Sports Tour Suite: $126.00 – Includes buffet, wine, & beer.


Information, Tickets & Travel

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USF BULLS FOOTBALL – UPPER DECK SECTION 10/15 vs. Cincinnati $6.00 11/21 vs. Louisville $6.00 10/30 vs. West Virginia $11.00 11/28 vs. Miami $11.00 TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – 2009-2010 SEASON SINGLE GAME TICKET Section 106/109: $66.00 Section 212: $51.00 Section 312: $16.00 WE HAVE ALL HOME GAME TICKETS! TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – 2009 SEASON SINGLE GAME TICKET Upper Corner: $68.00 Sideline: $78.00 Endzone: $92.00 Corner: $102.00 WE HAVE ALL HOME GAME TICKETS! DON’T HESITATE! TICKETS ARE GOING FAST! *Selected sections available. TAMPA BAY RAYS – REGULAR SEASON SINGLE GAME TICKET WE HAVE ALL HOME GAME TICKETS! Prime (Games against N.Y. Yankees, Boston Red Sox, & Philadelphia Phillies) Lower Box: $61.00 Press Level: $46.00 Outfield: $13.00 Upper Deck: $15.00 Saturday (Non-Prime Saturday Games) Lower Box: $46.00 Press Level: $31.00 Outfield: $11.00 Upper Deck: $11.00 Regular (Non-Prime Weekdays & Sunday Games) Lower Box: $38.00 Press Level: $22.00 Outfield: $9.50 Upper Deck: $9.00 *Each game will be closed out at 3:30pm on the game day. *Saturday & Sunday games will be closed out at 3:30pm on Fridays

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Armed Forces Vacation Club Resort Vacation Condominium Rentals for as little as $329* per week per unit. That’s right, PER UNIT, NOT PER PERSON! Choose from up to 3,500 locations in over 80 countries! (*Taxes, Travel, & Meals are additional) Check out what you are missing and find your next vacation at www.AFVClub.com or call 1-800-724-9988. MacDill AFB is AFCV Installation #58.

Walt Disney World Armed Forces Salute Save Up to 40% on Disney Resort Hotels

Special rates between now and December 23, 2009. Contact Leisure Travel at 828-1860 for reservations. Leisure Travel can book Shades of Green Resort as well.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS TIME EVENT LOCATION DAY ONE, TUESDAY, 13 OCTOBER 0730 0800 0800 1000 1300

5K Run 4 v 4 Football Bowling Dodge Ball Bowling

Fitness Center Football Field Bowling Center Fitness Center Bowling Center

DAY TWO, WEDNESDAY, 14 OCTOBER

SHORT FITNESS & SPORTS CENTER Large Cardio Workout Area

0800 0800 0900 1000

Intramural & Varsity Sports Massive Free-Weight Room Unit Level Sports/Recreation Programs Aerobic and Cycling Classes Individual Team Sports for Men & Women Family Fitness Programs

Monday-Friday • 4:30 am - 11:30 pm Saturday, Sunday & Holiday 8 am - 8 pm

813-828-4496

Fitness Center Golf Course Fitness Center Track Track Track

DAY THREE, THURSDAY, 15 OCTOBER 0800 0830 0900 1000

Fit-n-Play Parent/Child Area

HOURS OF OPERATION

3-on-3 Basketball Golf Racquetball Track and Field 100 400

1100

1-pitch Softball Football/Softball Throw Indoor Soccer Track and Field 400 Relay Medley Relay Bench Press

Softball Complex Football Field Fitness Center Track Track Track Fitness Center

DAY FOUR, FRIDAY, 16 OCTOBER 0800 0900 1000 1100 1200

Beach Volleyball Horseshoes Tug O’ War Lunch Awards Presentation

MacDill Beach MacDill Beach MacDill Beach MacDill Beach MacDill Beach

Schedule Subject to Change Register by 2 October All registration forms must be turned in to the front desk at the Short Fitness Center.

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It’s Not TO Late Rese O rve TODAY &

SAVE 10% !

CUSTOMER SERVICE ID CARD 828-2278 Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 7:30am-3:30pm

CUSTOMER SUPPORT NOTICE! Appointments can now be made for both ID & CAC cards. Customers need two forms of ID when coming to get their new ID/CAC. Appointments are for all Active Duty, Retirees, Dependents, Civilians, and Contractors, and available from 8-10 am and 1-3 pm. To make an appointment, please call 828-1988. Customer Support Office will be CLOSED 12 October.

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Alex Roberson enjoys her Schnitzel sandwich & the view!

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October Events 8 October

16 October (cont’d)

THAI JEWELRY SALE 11 am - 6 pm • Bayshore Club

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT AT THE TIKI HUT!

813-828-4756

9 October

Lunch: Mon-Fri • 11 am - 1:30 pm Dinner: Fri & Sat • 5:30-9 pm “The Swamp” Bar: Fri & Sat • 4:30-9 pm Sun: Closed

HISPANIC HERITAGE LUNCHEON

6 pm • SeaScapes Beach Club See ad on page 10

SURF’S EDGE CLUB/ BOOMERS BAR & GRILL

OKTOBERFEST MEMBERSHIP DINNER

BAYSHORE CLUB

813-840-6900 Mon-Tue: 11 am - 2 pm Wed-Fri: 11 am - 9 pm Sat & Sun: Closed

SEASCAPES BEACH CLUB 813-840-0772 Lunch Mon-Wed • 11 am - 2 pm All Day Dining & Bar Thu & Fri: 11 am - 9 pm

11:30 am - 1pm • Bayshore Club For reservations call Beth at 828-4545

5:30-8:30 pm • Bayshore Club Serving your German favorites! AF Club Members: FREE Spouse: $12.95 Non-Member: $14.95 *Reservations for parties of 6 or more

12 October

Bayshore Club & SeaScapes Beach Club Surf’s Edge Club CLOSED

16 October MEMBERSHIP BREAKFAST

NATIONAL BOSSES DAY! 6:30-8:30 am • Bayshore Club Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Grits, Member Sign-up, Membership Biscuits & Gravy, Hash Browns, Toast & Jelly, Orange Juice, Transfers, Club Card Bill Pay- Coffee and Tea ment, Check Cashing, Change AF Club Members: FREE of Personal Information/Sta- Spouse/Guest: $5.95 tus, Questions or Concerns on Non-Members: $6.95 Great place for staff meetings!

AF Club Members Visit Our Customer Service Centers

Membership Accounts, and Reservations. Allow us to help you with any questions or concerns.

Clip & Save!

MONTHLY COUPONS

It really does PAY to be a MEMBER!

Visit Us at the Bayshore Club On-Line! AF Club Members visit us on-line at Open Monday - Friday www.macdillfss.com 9 am - 3 pm

Click on coupon icon, print out coupon & present when ordering at participating facility.

23 October MONGOLIAN BBQ 5:30-9 pm Bayshore Club $8.95 9oz minimum BEST DEAL IN TOWN! $6.95 Veggie Bowl (1 serving) Additional meats $1.50 oz. Guests $1.00 oz. AF Club Members Includes water, soup and endless veggies *No substitutions. Beverages extra.

MONTHLY MEETINGS MOAA/MOWC Luncheon Thu, 8 October • 11 am

OSC Luncheon Thu, 15 October Email macdillosc@hotmail.com for reservations

AFSA Meeting Tue, 20 October • 11 am

TREA Meeting Tue, 20 October• 1:30 pm

Looking Ahead… Membership Dinner Fri, 13 November

Membership Breakfast Fri, 20 November

Boss & Buddy

Fri, 20 November

Thanksgiving Buffet Thu, 26 November

Reservations required

Thanksgiving Meal Pick-Up Thu, 26 November 9-11 am


E V E R Y O N E

W E L C O M E !

Helen Gillin, server at Boomers Bar & Grill

Try one of our Boomers Specialty Items! Southwest Egg Rolls, MacDill Hot Wings, Country Chicken Salad, Mushroom Swiss Burger, Boomer Burger, Buffalo Chicken sandwich Turkey Reuben, Club Sandwich, Calzones and More!

Pop Quiz TRIVIA is Back!

The Place to Meet & Eat!

Every Friday at 7pm starting in November. Mark your calendars for 6, 13, 20 November. Get your TEAM Ready for the Challenge!

Late Night Football Thursdays! beginning Thursday, 12 November

A p p e t ize rs • S al ads • Burgers S an d wi c h e s • Entre e s • Pi zza • Desserts THE BAYSHORE CLUB ALL-U-CAN EAT & DRINK

Crunch & Munch

GREAT VALUE!

Soup, Assortment of Salads, Entrees & Veggies Galore, Variety of Desserts and Ice Tea & Coffee

Monday thru Friday • 11 am - 1:30 pm Members: $8.00 Non-Members: $10.00 We can accommodate lunch groups! *Call for reservations for 8 or more guests

• • • • • • • • • • • • AF CLUB MEMBERS

Purchase a Crunch & Munch Meal Card – $30 Meal Card good for 5 visits to Crunch & Munch during the month

SAVE $5!

*After $1 Mac”Deal” Buck Discount off each visit

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Ask the Cashier for a Lunch Bunch Card… Purchase 5 lunches & get the 6th meal FREE! MONDAY MADNESS!

D O U B LE S TA M P D A Y Receive 2 Stamps for 1 Lunch

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Weekly Events MONDAY – FRIDAY Crunch & Munch 11 am - 1:30 pm • Bayshore Club All-U-Can Eat & Drink! Soup, Assortment of Salads, Entrees & Veggies Galore, and a Variety of Desserts AF Club Members: $8.00 Non-Members: $10.00 *Reservations for 8 or More Call 828-4756

MONDAYS Chef’s Choice Lunch Special 11 am - 2 pm • SeaScapes $7.50 Includes a small fountain drink

WEDNESDAYS Schnitzel Sandwich Lunch Special

SEASCAPES FAMOUS TACO SALAD!

11 am - 2 pm • SeaScapes $7.50 Includes a small fountain drink

Drive By Pizza TUESDAYS (cont’d) Taco Salad Lunch Special 11 am - 2 pm • SeaScapes $7.50 Includes a small fountain drink *Add $1 for chicken

Pinochle Tournament 7-9:30 pm • Boomers Bar & Grill

THURSDAYS Taco Salad Lunch Special 11 am - 2 pm • SeaScapes $7.50 Includes a small fountain drink *Add $1 for chicken

TUESDAY S “A Taste of the South” Country Buffet 11 am - 1 pm • Surf’s Edge Club Fried Chicken, Baked Chicken, BBQ Ribs, Fried Fish, Okra, Pinto Beans, Collard Greens, Macaroni and Cheese, Sweet Potato Casserole, Rice, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Corn, Cornbread, Rolls, Assorted Salads and Desserts AF Club Members: $8.00 Non-Members: $10.00 *Reservations for 6 or More Call 840-6900

11 am - 1:30 pm Surf’s Edge Club Large 14” Cheese $7 Large 14” Pepperoni $9

Bingo Extravaganza WEDNESDAY – FRIDAY Happy Hour!

5:30 pm • Boomers Bar & Grill $750 Jackpot!

4-6 pm • Boomers Bar & Grill Stop by and relax after a hard day’s work! $2.50 Domestic Longnecks 4:30-5:30 pm Beverage Specials 6-7 pm Complimentary Snacks *No additional discounts – AF Club Members Only

Friday, 9 October OKTOBERFEST MEMBERSHIP DINNER 5:30-8:30 pm • Bayshore Club Serving your German favorites! Drink Specials! AF Club Members: FREE Live Spouse: $12.95 Entertainment! Non-Member: $14.95 *Reservations for parties of 6 or more call 828-4756

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W E L C O M E ! MEMBERSHIP PAYS!

AF CLUB MEMBERS

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

AF Club Membership Rewards you $3 over the cost of your dues with Mac”Deal” Bucks!

Plus you receive a FREE Breakfast & Two (2) Entertainment/Food Events a month! • $10/$20 in Mac“Deal” Bucks inserted in the monthly Base, Make sure you receive Bay & Beyond magazine mailed your gift from us, a to your home • Member Only Programs $10.00 off coupon. • Members First Discounts each If you are an October April Buie time you dine Baby and did not get Accounting Supervisor • Receive 10% off private of MacDill Clubs catered events your annual member• $10 Birthday Coupon as our ship “Birthday Wish” from YOUR Club, then stop by or call the special gift to you • Complimentary Bayshore Club Customer Service Center at 828-4756. Happy Hour Snacks • Live Entertainment • Complimentary monthly breakfast • Complimentary monthly membership meal at the Bayshore Club Fridays & Saturdays • Check cashing privileges Ala Carte Evening Dining • Customer Service Center – All Club card needs •OCTOBER SPECIAL• • Reciprocal privileges at Air Force Pick any appetizer for $5.00 Clubs Worldwide with purchase of an entree.

AF Club Member PM Dining Specials

Add any dessert for $2.00. And don’t forget AF Club Members receive $2.00 off their entree, plus can use a $1.00 Mac”Deal” Buck!

• E-1 to E-3’s/O-1’s: FREE dues • E-4: $5 monthly membership dues • E-5 & Up ; NF 1-3; GS-1-6: New Flavors Include… $7 monthly membership dues Baked Caprese, Baked Crispy Panko Crusted Tilapia with Sweet Corn • O-2 & Up; NF 4 & Up; GS 7 & Up: Chaux and Chili Lime Dressing, T-Bone and Italian Steak Modiga. $17 monthly membership dues Introducing – Kid VALUE MEALS for every family! • Contractors rank equivalent dues

FRIDAYS FRIDAYS (cont’d) Fish & Chips Lunch Special Bingo Extravaganza 11 am - 2 pm • SeaScapes $7.50 Includes a small fountain drink

5:30 pm • Boomers Bar & Grill $750 Jackpot!

Drive By Pizza

5:30-9 pm • Bayshore Club *Ala Carte Available

4-6 pm • Surf’s Edge Club

TGIF Party! 5-9 pm • Boomers Bar & Grill Reduced Price Drinks, FREE “AF Club Members Only” Buffet* at 6 pm. *Must show valid club card (Spouses: $3; Non-Members: $5)

Dinner Specials SATURDAYS Prime & Wine 5:30-9 pm • Bayshore Club Complimentary Glass of House Wine. Ask Your Server About Our $2 Desserts! AF Club Members: $15.95 Non-Members: $18.95 *Ala Carte Available

DRIVE BY

PIZZA

Wednesday CASH ONLY! 11 am - 1:30 pm Friday • 4-6 pm

Available at the Surf’s Edge Club

Large 14” Cheese $7 Large 14” Pepperoni $9 *AF Club Members SAVE $1 use a Mac”Deal” Buck!

For more information call 840-6900

Pick-Up Lunch on Wednesday’s!

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Outdoor Recreation

813-8 40-6919

TAMPA BAY FISHING – Fish Tank Charters *NEW FALL PRICES* October & November Special – The cost of a 5 hour fishing trip is $325 for 3 anglers, $375 for 4 anglers. Or The cost of a 6 hour fishing trip is $350 for 2 anglers. Each additional person is $50, with a limit of 4 Anglers. Call Outdoor Recreation to book your trip.

October 2009

new! LAKERIDGE WINERY & VINEYARDS* SPECIAL EVENT WINE FESTIVAL Sat, 10 Oct • 8 am - 4 pm • Cost: $38. Meet at the Marina Activity Room at 8 am; depart at 8:15 am sharp. Don’t miss this Wine Tasting and Tour, live music and fun for everyone. Lunch will be available for purchase from a variety of food vendors. Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards opened its doors in February of 1989 in Clermont, Florida. After ten years of phenomenal growth, Lakeridge ranks as Florida’s largest premium winery, and remains a pioneer in the development of table and sparkling wines from hybrid grapes. Guests will tour the winery, sample wines in the extensive tasting room, and visit the gourmet food and gift shop. The return trip home will begin at 3 pm. Sign up at the FamCamp office NLT Mon, 5 Oct. (Need 12 people minimum) DEEP SEA FISHING TRIP – Sun, 11 Oct • 5:30 am - 6 pm • Cost: $85 per person. new! TARPON SPRINGS, HOWARD PARK, AND SPONGE DOCKS – Wed. 14 Oct • 8 am - 4 pm • Cost: $35. Meet at the Marina Activity Room at 8 am; depart at 8:15 am sharp. The Tarpon Springs community is permanently enriched by the Mediterranean heritage brought in at the turn of the century by Greek sponge divers and their families. Join us to see what this historic community has to offer. The tour begins with a leisurely sightseeing cruise down the Anclote River highlighting the history of Tarpon Springs & the Anclote River. Then, its off to the Sponge Docks with approximately 15 restaurants and more than 50 shops to explore. The Sponge Docks offer something of interest for everyone. Visit the 120,000 gallon salt water aquarium, tour the sponge museum, or even order fresh seafood to take home. Lunch will be at your choice of any one of the 15 restaurants. (Dutch treat). Next, visit Howard Park, which has recently been renovated and offers a great beach line for swimming and sun bathing, separate fishing areas, wonderful shaded walking paths, and picnic areas. Whether you wish to sample Greek cuisine, purchase fresh seafood, or take an afternoon cruise, Tarpon Springs offers something to tempt everyone. Sign up at the FamCamp office NLT Wed, 7 Oct. (Need 10 people minimum) SPECIAL CEDAR KEY TRIP: 40TH ANNUAL SEAFOOD FESTIVAL– Sat, 17 Oct • 7 am - 5 pm EVENT! Cost: $45 per person. Meet at the Marina at 7:15 am; depart the coast at approximately 5 pm for the ride home. This major event features well over 200 arts and crafts exhibits, and great local seafood food in City Park. There will be live musical entertainment at several places around town during the days and nights, and a parade on Saturday morning. In addition, on this weekend, there is an open house at the lighthouse on Seahorse Key, the big island 3 miles to the west of Cedar Key. Explore the lighthouse, look at the exhibits, and wander this beautiful island. Shuttle boats are available at City Marina. Be sure to remember your camera and binoculars! Lunch will be “Dutch treat” at the restaurant or festival vendor of your choice. Under 18 yrs of age must have parental consent. Less than 16 yrs of age must be accompanied by parent. Please register NLT Fri, 9 Oct. (Need 12 people minimum) UPCOMING EVENTS

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Thanksgiving Holiday Turkey Shoot • Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards Mount Dora • Myakka River State Park • Christmas at Pinewood Deep Sea Fishing Trip • Hard Rock Casino Tarpon Spring, Howard Park, and Sponge Docks


813-828-4982

Outdoor Recreation

N O W U N T I L F U R T HER NO T ICE OPEN TUESDAY-FRIDAY

October 2009

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Kayaking, Canoeing & Scuba courses available!

new! PUMPKIN FESTIVAL AT HUNSADER FARMS – Sun, 18 Oct • 9 am - 3 pm • $25 per person. Meet at the Marina Activity Room at 9 am; depart at 9:15 am sharp. This event has something for everyone with activities for the young in age to those who are young at heart. There will be live country music, 100 crafters, antique flywheel engines, chain saw sculpting, and several charity pumpkin games. Hayrides, pony rides, a corn maze, SPECIAL EVENT! and other entertainment (especially for kids) will also be available. This is a large event serving BBQ, farm-roasted sweet corn, pumpkin pie, homemade ice cream, apple cider and much more! Hunsader Farms is a large produce and feed mercantile offering fresh fruits and vegetables, picnic areas, a petting zoo, rides of various types for children, fresh ice cream, and the best strawberry milkshakes you’ve ever tasted! Please sign up at the FamCamp office by NLT Fri, 9 Oct. (Need 12 people minimum) new! MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK – Wed, 21 Oct • 8 am - 4 pm • Cost: $35. Meet at the Marina Activity Room at 8 am; depart at 8:15 am sharp. Join the fun aboard one of the world’s largest airboats and experience the wonders of nature. Because the boats are powered by air, they offer the ability to explore hidden, shallow, grassy areas teaming with wildlife. During the guided tour, guests will be briefed on the interesting habits of alligators, bald eagles, fox, deer, great blue herons, ibis, egrets, and many other inhabitants. In addition, the leisurely ride is smooth, safe, and great for taking pictures. After the park tour, a “Dutch Treat” lunch is planned at Susy Q’s II located in Myakka. Following lunch, the next stop is Rosa Fiorelli Winery. There, you’ll be treated to a wine tasting session for only $5.00 per person. This is a great way to spend a Wednesday in Florida and enjoy the warmer weather. Please sign up at the FamCamp office by NLT Fri, 16 Oct. (Need 12 people minimum) SPECIAL MOUNT DORA: 25TH ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR – Sat, 24 Oct • 6:45 am - 5 pm • Cost: EVENT! $35. Meet at the Marina Activity Room at 6:45 am; depart at 7 am sharp. Mount Dora’s Annual Craft Fair is a nationally ranked juried event featuring over 350 of the best crafters in the country and attracts over 250,000 visitors every year. Lunch (Dutch treat) will be available from craft fair vendors or one of the many fine restaurants located in Mount Dora convenient to the show. Departure from Mount Dora will be approximately 5 pm for the return ride home. Please sign up at the FamCamp office by NLT Fri, 16 Oct. (Need 12 people minimum) HARD ROCK CASINO – Wed, 4 Nov • 8:30 am - 3 pm • Cost: $15 per person. DEEP SEA FISHING TRIP – Sun, 8 Nov • 5:30 am - 6 pm • Cost: $85 per person. SPECIAL THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY TURKEY SHOOT – Fri, 13 Nov • 8:30 am - 2 pm EVENT! Cost: $4 per shot. Shoot will be held at the skeet range. Open to all Base personnel and their families. Take the opportunity to win a Holiday Turkey. 10 or more prizes will be available to win. Gun and shell is provided. 10 people will compete in each round with one winner being closest to the bull’s eye for 1 prize. You may use your own gun, but it must be a 12 gauge (shell will be provided). Have lunch while you shoot! Hot dog, bag of chips and a soda for a total cost of $2 will be available. For further details contact Outdoor Recreation at 828-4982. For more information & registration, visit our office or call 840-6919 Log onto www.macdillfss.com

8 am - 1 pm • Adult Fitness Swim*

*For Active Duty Military Personnel & DoD Civilians Only - Free

Closed Sat, Sun, Mon & Holidays Pool is available on Mondays from 8 am – 12 pm for official military water training/certification.

Coordination must be made through Outdoor Recreation and a hold harmless agreement that must be signed by the requesting organization.

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Base Library

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Bay Palms Golf Complex

3 Guests & 1 Military Daily Special $100 Includes Hot Dog Lunch

(Available Mon-Fri • After 11 am on weekends & Holidays)

2 for 1 Member Carts after 11 am

“Hybrid Golf Club Sale” Any In-Stock Hybrid Club 15% *excludes Ping clubs

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Come Out & PLAY!

Esther Stanford, member of the MacDill Women’s Golf Association

& try Stop in for lunc h ecials one of ou r Daily Sp on ou r Hot Bar!

The MacDill Women’s Golf Association plays every Wednesday morning at 8 am. The MacDill Men’s Golf Association plays Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday / Sunday & Holidays at 7:30 am. FREE Active Duty Clinic every Tuesday & Thursday from 12-1 pm. Junior Clinic every Saturday morning from 8:30-9:30 am, cost $3.

Pro Shop • 840-6904 Tee Times • 840-6915 Hours of Operation: 6:30 am - 6:30 pm

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Youth Center

813-828-7956

4-H National Youth Science Day – Wednesday, 7 October Activities will relate in some way to a field of science, in an effort to develop America’s future workforce of scientists, engineers, and technology experts. Lights On After School – Thursday, 22 October We will provide fun activities for the members in recognition of this national event highlighting after school programs. Teen Nite Out – Friday, 30 October Teens will be taking a field trip to Busch Gardens from 1-9 pm (there is a registration cost to this event of $40 per youth). Registration deadline for the Teen Nite Out Wed, 21 October. SPECIAL OCTOBER HOURS OF OPERATION Closed on Monday, 12 October for the Columbus Day holiday. Open 12-6 pm for pre-teens (tweens); 12-7 pm for teens 7, 21, 30 October

October 2009

HOURS OF OPERATION Teens: Mon-Fri 2:30-8 pm • Pre-teens: Mon-Fri 2:30-7 pm

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Airman & Family Services

TSgt Demetria Washington (6FSS/FSVP) & her daughter Milanya

813 - 8 2 8 - 2721

AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS CENTER 2306 Florida Keys Ave. MacDill AFB, Florida 33621 (813) 828-2721 www.macdill.af.mil www.macdillfrc.com

MACDILL FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER 710 Oakfield Drive, Suite 153 Brandon, Florida 33511 Phone: (813) 655-9281 www.macdillfrc.com

Legal, Personal Financial Management, Employment/Resume Assistance, Relocation Assistance, Family Readiness, Tax Assistance, Chaplain Services, Playgroups, Computer Classes and more!

Log on to our website for this month’s calendar of events Provides services to all active duty, retired personnel and their families from all branches of service including DoD personnel.

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Sandra Kobelia’s (6FSS/CD) dog “Clay” & cat “Peanut Butter Soft Paws”

October 2009

Pet

• Basic bloodwork panels • Vaccinations (cats & dogs) • Minor ear, eye, and skin problems • Heartworm tests (dogs) • Feline Leukemia and FIV tests (cats) • Microchipping • Supplies for purchase including shampoos, heartworm preventative, flea and tick preventative • Prescription diets Open Mon-Fri • 8 am - 4 pm (813) 828-3558/3559

Bldg 936, 7804 Blackbird Street (behind the Commissary/BX Mall) Clinic services are limited to those personnel in possession of a military ID card with hospital privileges

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Mon & Tue: 11am-5pm Wed & Thu: 11am-8pm • Fri: 11am-Midnight Sat: 1pm-Midnight • Sun: 1-8pm

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www.macdillfss.com

Reservations starting 1 November

Thursday, 26 November at the Bayshore Club

Thanksgiving Buffet

Change of address? Please call your Club.

6FSS/FSK 1904 Golf Course Ave., Ste. 1 MacDill AFB FL 33621-1604

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