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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 Fitness Center .........................................................7 Customer Support ...................................................7 MacDill Lanes ..........................................................8 SeaScapes Beach Club........................................ 10 MacDill Clubs...................................................11-14 Outdoor Recreation .........................................15-16 Library ....................................................................17 New Year’s Eve Celebration ..................................17 Bay Palms Golf Complex ...................................... 18 Youth Center ......................................................... 19 Airman & Family Services .................................... 20 Veterinary Clinic.................................................... 20 Annual Regatta ..................................................... 21

About Our Cover…

Your 6th Force Support Squadron is here to help you and your family celebrate in style this Thanksgiving with several exciting events. Are you a sharpshooter? If so, you’ll want to head out to the Skeet Range on Fri, 13 Nov from 8:30 am to 2 pm and test your skill to win a holiday turkey. The cost is only $4 a shot and everything is provided. You can even enjoy a hot dog lunch while you’re there. The Bayshore Club will once again offer their annual Thanksgiving Day Brunch on Thu, 26 Nov from 11 am to 2 pm. The brunch buffet will feature all your traditional favorites of roast turkey, dressing, baked ham, side dishes, plus added breakfast items, fruits, and desserts. If you’d rather leave the cooking to us but would rather eat at home, consider ordering one of the “Thanksgiving to Go” packages from the Surf’s Edge Club. Choose from two packages with main dishes of either turkey or ham and we’ll also add the side dishes and dessert! Packages serve 6-8 and must be ordered and paid for by Tue, 24 Nov. Military ID cardholders, retirees, and their families are welcomed to come to the Diner’s Reef dining facility on Thanksgiving Day where a traditional feast will be served by your favorite Commanders and First Sergeants from 10:30 am to 6 pm. However you choose to celebrate this year, take a moment and give thanks for your family and friends but especially remember those military personnel supporting the mission elsewhere who won’t be home this Thanksgiving because they continue to support our fight for freedom. Special thanks to this month’s cover model, SSgt Deborah Garza, 6th Dental Squadron.

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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


Marketing Clerk

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Holiday Open House!

30 Nov-4 Dec in the Main Shop & Auto Hobby Shop! Choice of a FREE Trackster car or Kookies animal for the first 60 visitors at the Main Shop! FREE Snap-On Tools & Advanced Auto Parts gifts on Friday at the Auto Hobby Shop! Stop by to browse our unique and creative gift ideas, enjoy a snack, a glass of warm wassail, register for a special door prize and get into the holiday spirit while you’re here!

GIFT SHOP Our products will make great gifts for all occasions... CRYSTAL BOX WITH EAGLE AND STARS $60.00 This Mikasa crystal box has been etched with the classic American eagle on top and stars around the edge by Evergreen Crystal artist Lorraine Coyle. An elegant gift for all occasions! MILITARY CAPS $9.50 Show your pride with these awesome caps in two different styles for each branch of service. The first has a woven label on the bill and a 3-D embroidered crown. The other is a heavy washed cotton cap referred to as the “Mudslide” style, with a 3-D embroidered crown. Both styles have a Velcro closure.

November 2009


Start getting your custom gifts ready for the holidays! We carry a wide assortment of items can be engraved or lasered to give them a personal touch! GLASS ORNAMENTS Laser-engraved with 1 logo/image and 1 line of text for only $6.00. Available in an assortment of shapes. Makes a wonderful gift! Order early as quantities are limited! PHOTO HANDBAGS Have your favorite photo transferred to the cover of the purse. Covers are interchangeable so get one to go with anything you wear! Small Purse • $17.50 Additional Small Cover • $7.00 Large Purse • $20.00 Additional Large Cover • $8.50



Awards & Gift Shop, Wood Shop, and Frame Shop: Mon-Thu: 9 am - 6 pm Fri: 9 am - 5 pm Closed Sat, Sun & Holidays HOLIDAY HOURS: The Arts & Crafts Center, Wood Hobby Shop and Auto Hobby Shops will be closed 26-29 November for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We look forward to seeing you at our Open House on 30 November!


Arts & Crafts Center

SIGN UP EARLY FOR OUR 2-DAY FRAMING CLASS! Learn the basics such as chopping and glass cutting while assembling your own masterpiece! Class Date: 17 & 19 November, 10 am - 3 pm. Cost: $35 plus materials. This will be our last frame class until January 2010. *NEEDING SOMETHING FRAMED FOR THE HOLIDAYS? Place your order by 10 December to ensure it is ready before the holidays!!

Joe Hettler, Arts & Crafts Center

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WOOD SHOP 828-2093

BECOME A “DO-IT-YOURSELF” WOODWORKER WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM THE ARTS & CRAFTS WOOD SHOP Design and craft your own special projects for only $2.50 per hour Working on a big project or a long term project? Pay our monthly fees and save money! Only $45/month HAND-MADE WOOD PRODUCTS MAKE WONDERFUL GIFTS! Stop by and see the variety of items we have to offer. Custom orders must be submitted no later than 4 December for items to be completed in time for Holiday gift-giving.


AUTO SHOP 828-4553


Thu, 12 Nov • 11 am-1 pm ROUGH? NOT SURE WHAT MAY BE “How to Use a Sewing Machine” THE PROBLEM?

Whether you’ve never used a sewing machine or it has just been awhile, this class will get you up to speed on all the basics. Bring your own sewing machine or sign up to share one of ours. This class is free and participants are welcome to stay for the full two hours or as long as their schedule permits. We will tailor the info to your time! Class instructor: Julie McAdoo

mechanic at the Auto Hobby Shop

November 2009

Call or stop by for an appointment and let our specialists check it out! Our minor maintenance repair services are reasonably priced and will save you time and money from going off-base! ARE YOU MECHANICALLY INCLINED AND WOULD PREFER TO “DO-IT-YOURSELF”? We offer work bays, lifts and tools for your convenience! Stall Fee: $2.50/hour Lift Fee: $2.50/half-hour Stalls and Lifts are available on a first come, first serve basis. Our experienced auto technicians are available to answer any questions along the way. ATTENTION GSA VEHICLE OPERATORS! We are an authorized GSA Vendor and can fulfill your minor maintenance needs!! Schedule an appointment for your oil changes, tire rotations or other annual upkeep. Wally Rodriguez,


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

“CHRISTMAS IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER, ANNUAL PASSES ARE GREAT STOCKING STUFFERS.” Disney World Annual Passes – $359 Adult/$316 (3-9 yrs) (Disney Annual passes are still available at the old prices. Once they are gone, the prices will go up considerably.)

DISNEY FLORIDA RESIDENT ANNUAL/SEASONAL PASS “THREE EXTRA MONTHS FREE” When you buy a Disney Florida Resident Annual, or Seasonal Pass, you get 15 months for the price of 12. That’s 3 extra months free! *Pass must be activated by 1/14/2010.

Florida Resident Annual Pass (Parking at Disney Theme Parks included.)

Adult: $359.00 (Gate: $392.99) Child: $316.00 (Gate: $346.13) Florida Resident Seasonal Pass (*Blockout Dates Apply. ) Adult: $239.00 (Gate: $265.19) Child: $211.00 (Gate: $234.30) Movie tickets also make great stocking stuffers! AMC Gold Experience: $8.25/AMC Silver Experience: $6.50 ENTERTAINMENT COUPON BOOK Tampa Area: $25.00 St. Petersburg/Clearwater: $25.00

November 2009

“SMOKEY ROBINSON TRIBUTE ON ICE” AT ST. PETE TIMES FORUM Wednesday, 11 November Section 102 Row D & F $31.00 “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. “SEC/BIG EAST INVITATIONAL” AT ST. PETE TIMES FORUM Thursday, 10 December at 6:30 pm & 9 pm De Paul vs. Miss. State & Syracuse vs. Florida 1st Level Sideline: $38.75 1st Level Endzone: $23.75 USF BULLS FOOTBALL – UPPER DECK SECTION 11/21 vs. Louisville $6.00 1/28 vs. Miami $11.00


Information, Tickets & Travel

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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. TIRED OF WAITING IN A LONG LINE? TIRE OF CROWDS? LOOKING FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT? • Dinosaur World - $8.50 Adult (13-59yrs)/$6.25 Child (3-12yrs)/$7.75 Senior (60+) • Clearwater Marine Aquarium - $5.50 (All Ages) • Fantasy of Flight - $21.00 Adult (16 +)/$9.75 Child (6-15 yrs) • Gatorland - $15.00 Adult/$9.75 Child (3-12 yrs) • Ripley’s Believe It or Not - $15.25 Adult/$11.00 Child (4-12yrs) • Wonderworks - $15.75 Adult/$11.50 Child (4-12yrs) • Magic Comedy Dinner at Wonderworks GET YOUR $19.50 Adult/$13.25 Child (4-12yrs)


MILITARY SALUTE 2009 EXPIRATION DATE PHOTOS Disney Armed Forces Salute: AT THE ARTS & December 23, 2009 CRAFTS CENTER! Get two regulation Universal Military Salute: December 18, 2009 photos for Kennedy Space Center Salute: December 15, 2009 just $7.50 *Active/Reserve Only while you wait! Wet ‘N’ Wild Salute: December 31, 2009 L













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 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.

Short Fitness & Sports Center

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MIDLIFE FITNESS FOR WOMEN Phone: 813-828-5873 Price: $129.00 Dates: November 15, 2009 Times: 9 am - 5 pm CEUs: 5.00

Enroll NOW! This one-day continuing education workshop provides the fitness professional with up-to-date information on the physiology of women during and past midlife. It incorporates the stages and symptoms associated with menopause, and the long-term effects of estrogen deficiency (e.g., osteoporosis and heart disease). In addition, participants will learn several excellent strategies that apply to exercise programming as it relates to the accompanying efSign-ups at 0645 • Run at 0715 fects of menopause. 5 CEUs. Includes: One year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members, subscription to American Fitness magazine and TeleFitness Internet access number.

Free Wi-Fi now available! Check out our NEW Aerobics Classes! We now offer the hot new rage - Zumba! HOURS OF OPERATION November 2009

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

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 11, 26, and 27 November.


1-8 pm

Sunday Family Special 2 people $20.00 4 people $30.00 includes 2 games, shoes, 1 large pizza and a pitcher of soda Available from 1-7 pm

Come out & watch the football games too!

Monday Night Penny-A-Pin 5-8 pm (limit 4 games) Food specials!



MacDill Lanes • 828-4005

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November Events 4 November BAYSHORE CLUB 813-828-4756 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


Bingo Extravaganza is Back Wednesday-Friday!!! 5:30 pm • Boomers Bar & Grill $750 Jackpot!

6 November Bayshore Club & Surf’s Edge Club CLOSED Special Function

Bingo moved to SeaScapes at 6 pm

11 November

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

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

Veterans Day


5:30-8:30 pm • Surf’s Edge Club AF Club Members: FREE Spouse: $12.95 Non-Member: $14.95 *Reservations for parties of 6 or more

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

Coming Soon…

13 November


14 November

20 November MEMBERSHIP BREAKFAST 6:30-8:30 am • Bayshore Club Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Grits, Biscuits & Gravy, Hash Browns, Toast & Jelly, Orange Juice, Coffee and Tea AF Club Members: FREE Spouse/Guest: $5.95 Non-Members: $6.95 Great place for staff meetings!

BOSS & BUDDY NIGHT! Fun begins at 3:30 pm! SeaScapes Beach Club See ad on page 10

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT AT THE TIKI HUT! 3 pm • SeaScapes Beach Club See ad on page 10

26 November


SeaScapes Beach Club CLOSED


27-29 November

19 November

TREA Meeting

Surf’s Edge Club

Tue, 17 November 1:30 pm

Bayshore Club, 5:30-9 pm • Bayshore Club SeaScapes Beach Club & $8.95 9oz minimum BEST DEAL IN TOWN! Surf’s Edge Club CLOSED $6.95 Veggie Bowl (1 serving) AF Club Members Visit Our Additional meats $1.50 oz. Guests MONTHLY MEETINGS Customer Service Center $1.00 oz. AF Club Members MOAA/MOWC Luncheon Member Sign-up, Membership Includes water, soup and Thu, 12 November • 11 am Transfers, Club Card Bill endless veggies *No substitutions. Beverages extra. AFSA Meeting Payment, Check Cashing, Tue, 17 November • 11 am Starting Tue, 1 Dec SeaScapes will be OPEN 11 am - 9 pm!

Change of Personal Information/Status, Questions or Concerns on Membership Accounts, and Reservations. Allow us to help you with any questions or concerns.

Visit Us at the Bayshore Club Open Monday - Friday 9 am - 3 pm

It really does PAY to be a MEMBER!

No Lunch Buffet


OSC Luncheon

Thu, 19 November Surf’s Edge Club Email Buffet 5:30 pm • Tournament 7 pm for reservations See ad on page 14

Looking Ahead...

New Years Eve Tickets Go on Sale! – Tue, 1 December Membership Breakfast – Fri, 4 December Annual Christmas Party at SeaScapes Beach Club Fri, 11 December NYE Celebration – Thu, 31 December


W E L C O M E !




Weekly Events MONDAY – FRIDAY Crunch & Munch

TUESDAYS new! Soul Food Buffet

WEDNESDAYS new! Homestyle Buffet

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

11 am - 1 pm • Surf’s Edge Club AF Club Members: $8.00 Non-Members: $10.00 *Reservations for 6 or More Call 840-6900

11 am - 1 pm • Surf’s Edge Club AF Club Members: $8.00 Non-Members: $10.00 *Reservations for 6 or More Call 840-6900

Taco Salad Lunch Special

Drive By Pizza

11 am - 2 pm • SeaScapes $7.50 Includes a small fountain drink *Add $1 for chicken

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


Schnitzel Sandwich Lunch Special

AF CLUB MEMBERS Purchase a Crunch & Munch “Meal Card” – $30 Meal Card good for 5 visits to Crunch & Munch during the month GREAT VALUE! SAVE $5!* After $1 Mac”Deal” Buck Discount off each visit

ASK THE CASHIER FOR A LUNCH BUNCH CARD… Purchase 5 lunches & get the 6th meal FREE!

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

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

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

Bingo Extravaganza

11 am - 1 pm Surf’s Edge Club AF Club Members: $8.00 Non-Members: $10.00 *Reservations for 6 or More Call 840-6900

5:30 pm • Boomers Bar & Grill $750 Jackpot! NOTE: Starting 4 Nov Bingo Wed-Fri!

AF CLUB MEMBER PM DINING SPECIALS at the Bayshore Club Fridays & Saturdays •NOVEMBER SPECIAL• Pick any appetizer for $5.00 with purchase of an entree. 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!

On-Line! AF Club Members visit us on-line at

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


THURSDAYS new! Mexican/ Spanish Buffet

11 am - 2 pm • SeaScapes $7.50 Includes a small fountain drink *Add $1 for chicken

Receive 2 Stamps for 1 Lunch at Crunch & Munch • Bayshore Club


7-9:30 pm • Boomers Bar & Grill

Taco Salad Lunch Special

Monday Madness! Double Stamp Day

Clip & Save!

Pinochle Tournament

New Flavors Include… Baked Caprese, Baked Crispy Panko Crusted Tilapia with Sweet Corn Chaux and Chili Lime Dressing, T-Bone and Italian Steak Modiga.

Introducing – Kid VALUE MEALS for every family!



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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, Bay & Beyond magazine mailed Hors d’oeuvres Buffet at 5:30 pm to your home Tournament begins at 7 pm • Member Only Programs • Members First Discounts each Pre-Registration (By 5 pm Wed, 18 Nov) time you dine AF Club Members: $7.00 (Includes Buffet & Tournament) • Receive 10% off private Spouse/Non-Members: $12.00 (Includes Buffet & Tournament) catered events At the Door • $10 Birthday Coupon as our AF Club Members: $10.00 (Includes Buffet & Tournament) special gift to you Spouse/Non-Members: $15.00 (Includes Buffet & Tournament) • Complimentary All players receive $3,000 in tournament chips Happy Hour Snacks For complete rules log onto • Live Entertainment For more information call 840-6900 • Complimentary monthly breakfast • Complimentary monthly LATE NIGHT membership meal FOOTBALL • Check cashing privileges • Customer Service Center – THURSDAYS! All Club card needs beginning Thursday, 12 November Buy 10 Wings for $10 & receive a • Reciprocal privileges at Air Force Clubs Worldwide Pitcher of Beer for $2! Miller Drink Specials! • E-1 to E-3’s/O-1’s: FREE dues Buc’s Game Tickets Giveaways! • E-4: $5 monthly membership dues • E-5 & Up ; NF 1-3; GS-1-6: Come Out & Watch the $7 monthly membership dues Game on the Big Screen! • O-2 & Up; NF 4 & Up; GS 7 & Up: $17 monthly membership dues • Contractors rank equivalent dues

Thu, 19 Nov at the Surf’s Edge Club

FRIDAYS new! Seafood Buffet

FRIDAYS (cont’d) TGIF Party!

SATURDAYS Prime & Wine

11 am - 1 pm • Surf’s Edge Club AF Club Members: $8.00 Non-Members: $10.00 *Reservations for 6 or More Call 840-6900

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)

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

Fish & Chips Lunch Special 11 am - 2 pm • SeaScapes $7.50 Includes a small fountain drink

Drive By Pizza 4-6 pm • Surf’s Edge Club

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

Pop Quiz TRIVIA is Back!

NOTE: Trivia moved to 5 Nov due to a special function on 6 Nov

7 pm $25 Boomers Gift Certificate for winning team!! Get your TEAM ready for the Challenge!


Outdoor Recreation

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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.

TWO GREAT DATES! HARD ROCK CASINO Wed, 4 Nov or Wed, 2 Dec • 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.



Meet at the Marina Activity Room at 8 am; depart at 8:15 am sharp. Don’t miss the free wine tasting and tour, live music, and fun for all. Welcome in the holiday season with hot mulled wine and take advantage of the great specials in the wine shop. Enjoy the talent of local artists and crafters displaying their work just in time for holiday gift giving. There will also be live music on the outdoor stage by popular musicians throughout the entire weekend. Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food will be available for purchase, along with complimentary winery tours and tasting. 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. Tour the winery, sample wines in the extensive tasting room, and visit the gourmet food and gift shop. The return ride home will begin at approximately 3 pm. Sign up at the FamCamp office NLT Mon, 9 Nov. (Need 12 people minimum)



Wed, 18 Nov or Sat, 5 Dec • 8 am - 3 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, 11 Nov; Fri, 27 Nov. (Need 10 people minimum) MOUNT DORA ANTIQUE EXTRAVAGANZA – Sat, 21 Nov • 6:45 am - 5 pm • Cost: $35. new! Meet at the Marina Activity Room at 6:45 am; depart at 7 am sharp. Renninger’s is an antique lover’s dream! Renninger’s Twin Markets will host one of the largest gatherings of antique dealers in the south 1500+ dealers attending. Lunch is your choice at one of the many fine restaurants Mount Dora has to offer near the show, or with one of the food vendors at Renninger’s (Dutch treat). Depart Mount Dora at approximately 5 pm for the return ride home. This is a great way to spend a Saturday in Florida. Please sign up at the FamCamp office by NLT Fri, 13 Nov. (Need 12 people minimum)



Outdoor Recreation

For more information & registration, visit our office or call 840-6919 Log onto

Scuba courses available!

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS AT PINEWOOD – Fri, 27 Nov • 8 am - 5 pm • Cost: $38 per person. EVENT! Meet at the Marina Activity Room at 8 am, board a bus, and travel to Lake Wales. Capture the marvelous moods of Christmas while visiting Pinewood Estate, the beautifully restored 1930’s Mediterranean Revival mansion within Olmsted gardens. This trip offers visitors Florida’s most abundant opportunities for aesthetic, cultural and personal enrichment. The lush landscapes of the Olmsted gardens, the majesty and music of the carillon tower, and the splendor of Pinewood Estate creates an inspirational experience to all who visit. Lunch will be at the Carillon Café. (Dutch treat) Please register NLT Fri 20 Nov. (Need 12 people minimum) MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK – Sat, 28 Nov • 7:45 am - 4 pm • Cost: $35. Meet at the Marina Activity Room at 7:45 am; depart at 8 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 Saturday in Florida. Please sign up at the FamCamp office by NLT Fri, 20 Nov. (Need 12 people minimum)


Fri, 13 Nov • 8:30 am - 2 pm • Cost: $4 per shot.

November 2009

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.


Base Library


Happy Thanksgiving! FAMILY STORY TIME

Wednesday, 4 November at 7 pm.


Monday, 23 November at 3:30 pm

READ Poster Models Wanted!

Monday, 23 November come out and model for our “READ” posters to be displayed in our computer room !


Wednesday, 25 November Showing at 11 am & 1 pm in the Children’s Room.

November 2009

TEENS/TWEENS ANIME & MANGA CLUB Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6-7 pm. GOT GAME? Every Thursday at 7-8 pm. Snacks provided!


DON’T FORGET: Preschool Story Time every Tuesday at 10:30 am. –HOURS OF OPERATION– Mon-Thu • 10 am - 9 pm Fri-Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm Closing early on 25 November at 5:30 pm. Closed: 11 November and 26-28 November

Bay Palms Golf Complex

3 Guests & 1 Military Special $125 Includes Hot Dog Lunch

Available Mon-Fri After 11 am on weekends & Holidays

Golf Bag Sale

15% off

any in-stock golf bag

Come Out & PLAY! 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. No registration necessary.

Alice Baines serves up food at the Main Course Snack Bar

Pro Shop • 840-6904 Tee Times • 840-6915 Hours of Operation: 6:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Youth Center


4 November: Half Day School Hours: 12-6pm tweens; 12-7pm teens 10 November: WRITING 4 UR FUTURE Parent & Teen Workshop Part 1, 4:30-6:30pm. High school students only. Information on workshop: •How to apply for college scholarships •What’s out there (Will have 15 scholarships available to apply for) •What they are looking for •How to interview This is a great opportunity for our youth to get ahead. We will have the inside scoop!

11 & 26 November: CLOSED due to holidays 12 November: Family & Teen Talent Show at the Base Theatre, 5 pm

13 November: Multi-Cultural Fest – Join us for food around the world. Each member is asked to bring drinks or dessert. This is a family affair, so please come join us at the Youth Center 4-7pm. Free for members & their families. Non-members pay $20.00 per family. Membership has its privileges! 21 November: Teen Nite Out – dinner & a movie. Movie TBA 23-27 November: Schools out, but we’re in! Hours for the week: 12-6pm tweens; 12-7pm Teens

27 November: A family that plays together stays together! Join us at the Youth Center for parents and members day. Snacks will be provided along with games, music (hip hop and old school) and “Name That Tune.” During this time, you as a parent will have a voice on the program. Tell us how great we are or tell us how we might be able to improve the program. We want to know. 8 December: How to look and speak successfully with Dr. Marian Lauria Davis Parent & Teen Workshop Part 2, 4:30-6:30pm. For more information please contact 8287956. Partnership with Airman and Family Readiness Center.

November 2009



Program is an on-base volunteer program for high school students. This program is a joint effort between Air Force Aid Society and Air Force Airman & Family Services Flight to offer high school students an opportunity to learn valuable work skills, “bank” dollar credits toward their post-secondary education/training, and have a positive impact on their base community. YES allows high school students to “bank” $4 in grant funding for every hour volunteered in an on-base function. Students may accumulate as much as 250 hours over all 4 years of high school combined, for a potential maximum of $1,000 toward their future vocational-technical or academic endeavors. All high school-aged children (grades 9-12) of Active Duty Air Force members assigned to MacDill are eligible to participate. Please speak with the Youth Center staff for more details and how to apply.

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

Airman & Family Services Capt Gina Schneider (6FSS/FSOX) & her son Jeremiah

813 - 8 2 8 - 2721



2306 Florida Keys Ave.

8th Annual Early Thanksgiving Dinner Thu, 19 Nov at the Elks Lodge in Brandon For reservations & more information call 655-9281

MacDill AFB, Florida 33621 (813) 828-2721

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

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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November 2009


• 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

SrA John Fussell (6CS/SCPLS) & Jennifer Fussell’s dog “Sasha” & cat “Cheech”

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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Thanksgiving Day Thursday, 26 November 11 am - 2 pm at The Bayshore Club

Members: $17.95 Non-Members: $19.95 Children 6-12 yrs: $8.95 Children 5 yrs & Under: FREE Roast Turkey with Bread Stuffing, Baked Ham with Raisin Sauce, Baron of Beef, Seafood Newburg, Baked Fish, Pasta Station, Candied Sweet Potato, Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Rice, Seasonal Mixed Vegetables, Assorted of Salads, Variety of Breakfast Items, Assorted Cheeses, Variety of Breads, Seasonal Fruit, Assorted Pies and Cakes, a Variety of Fruit Juices, Coffee and Water

Reservations are Required (Starts 1 November) Call 828-4756 Thanksgiving To Go Packages From the Surf’s Edge Club

To Reserve Your Package Call 840-6900

The show is open to the public and parking is free too!

*Must be ordered and prepaid by close of business Tue, 24 Nov. Meals must be picked up between 8-11 am Thanksgiving Day, Thu, 26 Nov.

FREE Show on Monday, 2 November at 7 pm at the Ford Amphitheatre.

AF Club Package 2 $135 Members (Serves 6-8) Receive $10 off 6-7 lb Honey Glazed Ham, To Go Packages! 10-12 lb Turkey, Cornbread Dressing, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Sweet Potato Casserole, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Dinner Rolls and a Pumpkin Pie

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

10-12 lb Turkey, Cornbread Dressing, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Sweet Potato Casserole, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Dinner Rolls and a Pumpkin Pie

Change of address? Please call your Club.

Package 1 $110 (Serves 6-8)

Base, Bay & Beyond, Nov 09  

MacDill AFB recreational events.

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