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Events Guide • August 2011 Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico

Leisure Travel Services Now Open New SOS Support Center Bohemian Night Clown Day at Fort Buchanan Operation Rising Star comes to FTB


August 2011 DFMWR Events Guide

INSIDE EVERY ISSUE: • What’s HOT in our Programs • Army Family Covenant • Discovering Puerto Rico and its Attractions • Community Recreation Division • What are you reading? New in the Post Library • Things to do... August 2011 Events Calendar • Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation • Army Community Service • Child, Youth & School Services • On-post Entertainment • Paid Advertising & Classifieds

www.buchananmwr.com IN THIS ISSUE: Are you the Next Rising Star? Operation Rising Star news Page 1 Red Nose Day and 80’s Party coming-up Page 2 Featured Book at the Library

Directorate, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation • Director, Mr. Dallas J. Petersen

Created Equal: Women Campaign Page 3 for the Right to Vote 1840-1920

Business Operations Division & Acting Community Recreation Division • Chief: Mr. Jerome Hesby • T. 787-707-3373 Bldg. 390

Military Spouse Employment Partnership Page 6 Teen Center EXTENDED Hours Page 7

Child, Youth & School Services • Chief: Ms. Carmen Dieppa T. 787-707-3399 /3598 • Bldg. 1147, Coconut Grove

A World of Opportunities to reach the Military Market in the Island

Army Community Service • Chief: Mr. Rafael Gilestra T. 787-707-3292/3709/3804 • Bldg. 390 Marketing, Advertising & Commercial Sponsorship • Marketing Coordinator and Editor: Ms. Grace Meinhofer • T. 787-707-3719 Bldg. 136, Miles Loop Street

For Commercial Sponsorship and/or Paid Advertising

Call Ms. Mariana Urrutia at 787-707-3703 F. 787-707-3715 or e-mail: mariana.urrutia@us.army.mil

What’s HOT in our programs

DFMWR Admin. Officer Ms. Liza Muñiz T. 787-707-3135

Discovering Puerto Rico and its Attractions

Hacienda Buena Vista

Hacienda Buena Vista, considered one of Puerto Rico’s best remaining examples of a coffee plantation, consists of an 87 acre agricultural complex constructed in the mid-19th century. The hacienda’s principle buildings, grouped together within a three acre area, include the hacienda manor house, a carriage house, horse and mule stables, a caretaker’s house and office, two warehouses, a hurricane shelter, a corn mill and slave quarters. A canal, beginning at the top of Vives Waterfall, goes through an aqueduct and on to the coffee mill, which is a two-story wooden building located to the northwest of the Hacienda Manor House. At its best times Hacienda Buena Vista produced and processed more than 10,000 pounds of coffee per year for shipment to Europe. The Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico purchased the land and buildings from the Vives family in 1984. Hacienda Buena Vista Photo courtesy of the Puerto Rico Office of Historic Preservation

Hacienda Buena Vista is located in Barrio Magüeyes, on State Rd. 10 north of Ponce, Puerto Rico. The Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico completed restoration of the hacienda complex for use as a living museum. Reservations are required for two-hour tours offered Saturday and Sunday at 8:30 am, 10:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Group tours can be arranged for Wednesdays and Thursdays. There is a fee for admission. Call 787-722-5882 or 787-722-5834 or 787284-7020 on the weekends. Source: National Park Service, www.nps.gov /nr/travel


Keeping the promise...

Army Family Covenant

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The Fort Buchanan’s Sports & Fitness Program offers a variety of intramural competitions such as volleyball, basketball, flag football and softball. Leagues are open to Active Duty, Reservists, National Guard, DoD employees, Federal employees, Retirees, Family members 18 years and older and ID Sponsored teams. Individualized activities such as tennis, racquetball, dominos, chess, table tennis, races, dodge ball, bench press and walleyball are also provided. Sport clinics take place throughout the year. For adult Sports related information call the Sports and Fitness Office 787-707-3182.

basketball skill games Skills Competition: (left to right) Christian Ferrer Caimanes; Isaac Cruz Panthers; and Luis Robles, Adults Sports Manager.

On Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 the Sports and Fitness branch celebrated the Basketball Skill Games as part of the Adults Basketball League. A total of 33 players participated in the competitions. The events were held at the Fitness Center with the following results. Skills Competition 1st place – Christian Ferrer (Caimanes) 2nd place – Isaac Cruz (Panthers) Shooting Trio Challenge 1st Place – Tim James, Jose Rivera, Gilmore Consuelo (Navy) 2nd Place – Chiduben Duke (Navy) Christian Ferrer (Caimanes), Bryan Ferrer (Caimanes)

Operation Rising Star

is the annual singing contest for U.S. military personnel and Family members. The production begins with local competitions on installations and at garrisons around the world. A panel of judges selects 12 semifinalists who travel to Fort Belvoir, Va., for a weeklong competition televised by the Pentagon Channel and webcast worldwide on the Internet. Viewers get to vote online for their favorite performers, who are narrowed to three finalists by the third of four shows during finals week. Following that show, the winner is announced at a reveal show. Operation Rising Star champions earn a trip to California, usually during Grammy Week, to record a three-song demo album at Firehouse Recording Studios in Pasadena. The contest is open to all Military and their Family members, 18-and-older. For more information visit www.oprisingstar.com.

Shooting Trio Challenge: (left to right) Luis Robles, 1st Place Team: Chicuben Duke (Navy); Tim James; José Rivera and Gilmore Consuelo (Navy).

Three Point Shooting 1st Place – Peter Popoff (MEPS) 2nd Place – Bryan Ferrer (Caimanes)

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adults softball league 2011

Three Point Shooting: (left to right) Luis Robles, 2nd Place: Brian Ferrer (Caimanes); 1st place: Peter Popoff (MEPS)

The Adults Softball League ended on June 10th, 2011. Due to this year’s rainy season changes in game schedules were the call of the day. A total of 13 teams were registered for this year’s league. This season’s Champs were: The Hurricanes. Champions and runner-ups in the photos below.

Are you the next rising Star? Find out on our Rising-Star Warm up Karaokee Nights. Practice your tunes on Friday, September 2nd or September 9th and get ready for the Big Competition at the Community Club & Conference Center. Call 787-707-5105 for more details.

Adult Softball 2011 Champions: The Hurricanes

Adult Softball 2011 Runner ups: US Coast Guards


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Flea Market & NAF Sale

Something you won’t want to miss

Flea Market and NAF Sale are just around the corner. Take advantage of our great deals and bargains while you enjoy food, drinks and music. Free admission! Join us Saturday, August 13th at the Exchange Parking Lot. Sale starts at 8:00 am.

Cool Birthdays at the Water Spout Come and celebrate birthdays and special events in a different way!

We have a variety of options to choose from for your convenience. You can reserve an area on the cool deck during operating hours or reserve during the evening where the facility is exclusive for your party guests. Call us at 787-707-3550 for more information.

Clown Day Agenda: 1:30 pm Clown Stage Performance 2:00 pm Proclamation & Cake Cutting 2:30 pm- Trombón Show 3:00 pm Sculpture Balloons 3:30 pm Jobolín & Potin King with characters show 4:00 pm- Children Games 5:00 pm Magician Show at The Patio Pop-Corn, Cotton Candy, BBQ and more!

Summer time is here:

Pack your bags DFMWR’s Leisure Travel Services is open to the Fort Buchanan Military Community. We have great prices for Disney Parks and other related recreational parks throughout the continental United States. Offers you can’t beat. We also provide information and reservation for a wide range of cruises around the world, just stop by our Leisure Travel Services and we will inform you of the variety of cruise lines we represent through our Military travel services. We will be very pleased to assist you in your vacation planning… Call Mildred Pérez, your Leisure Travel representative at 787-707-4343. LTS is open Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm.


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What are You Reading?

New at the Library

Post Library Extends hours on Fridays!

Featured Book for Women’s Equality Day

Effective August 12th 2011, t h e l i brary will open on Fridays from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Created Equal:

Women Campaign for the Right to Vote 1840-1920

Story Time at Your Library

Written by: Ann Rossi Fort Buchanan Post Library celebrates Women’s Equality Day and Back to School with a display of various reading materials available for check-out.

The NCO Journal This magazine is published monthly and is filled with great stories and thought-provoking articles. Please stop by the Library and pick up your FREE copy.

The Fort Buchanan Post Library offers a story hour along with crafts. Story Time will be on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 3:00 pm and the theme will be Back to School. Children between the ages of 1 to 9 years old are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.

Kids

Create Your Own Book!

Customers’ first choice of new books and DVD selections, 1 August, 10:00am

The Fort Buchanan Post Library offers Books by You which inspires the love of reading and writing in children as they create and publish their own books.

Computer Orientations

DVD Releases for August 1, 2011:

To assist customers in accessing public computers and reference resources, the Fort Buchanan Post Library offers computer orientations on different subjects. Our next orientations will be conducted Wednesday, August 3rd & Wednesday, August 17th at 10:00 am.

On a summer day in 1848, a gathering of women in Seneca Falls, New York, gave birth to a new revolution in American history – the fight for women’s rights. In the 1800s and earlier, most people believed that a woman’s place was in the home. Despite the overriding opinion, some women saw that their lives were limited by this view. These women decided to bravely fight the norm. Created Equal is the story of this struggle – women’s struggle for the right to vote.

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Library Coupon Club

Thursday, August 25, 2011, 11:00 am – 12:00 noon. You will learn: where to find coupons, how to organize them, how to maximize your savings, and more!

The American Film Institute’s top 100 Classical Movies

Now available on DVD at the Fort Buchanan Post Library. Classic titles like Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, and To Kill a Mockingbird are available for you to enjoy. The check out limit is 3 movies per family for 7 days. Visit the Library for a complete listing of the AFI’s top 100 movies.

Playaways

Available at the Fort Buchanan Post Library. Playaways are recorded books that are about the size of a credit card. Playaway books are portable and allow you to enjoy your favorite authors and titles on-the-go (personal headphones are required). A valid military ID and Library Card must be shown each time a Playaway is checked out. The check out limit is 1 Playaway per family for one week.

• Battle: Los Angeles (Blu-ray) • Drive Angry (Blu-ray) • Lebanon, PA. (Blu-ray) • Just Go With It(Blu-ray) • Season Of The Witch (Blu-ray) • 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Concerts • Sacrifice • Sons Of The City: New York • Systems Of The Human Body • The Adjustment Bureau • Unknown • Red Riding Hood • Red Dawn • Rabbit Hole • Hijacking The Holy Land • The Mechanic • Columbo: The Complete Second Season • Summer Eleven • Prison Break 4: Final Season • Faster

GLIS (General Library Information System) Fort Buchanan Post Library has begun using a new Library System, GLIS (General Library Information System), on March 7, 2010. GLIS allows the Post Library to be connected with all other GLIS Libraries worldwide. You will be able to access downloadable audio books and eBooks, manage your library use from anywhere at any time, find materials in our library or other GLIS libraries, and check the status of your library account. For details, visit or call the Post Library at (787) 707-3208.


August 2011

Family Fun Month National Golf Month National Bowling Week

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• Golf Lessons 787-707-3852

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• YS Basketball Camp @Fitness Center 787-707-3466 • Library’s Customer First Choice New Books & DVD Rentals 10:00 am @ Post Library 787-707-3208 • Every Monday & Friday: SKIES Karate Lessons, 4:00 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3434

08 • HIRED! & EDGE Programs begin 787-707-3787 • Every Monday & Thursday: Teen Bowling Special,3:00 pm @Bowling Center • Every Monday & Friday: SKIES Karate Lessons, 4:00 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3434

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• Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday: Out of the Box Class, 9:00 am @ Fitness Center • Lunch Buffet, 11:00 am-1:00 pm @ Community Club • Every Monday & Thursday: Teen Bowling Special, 3:00 pm @ Bowling Center

• Every Monday: Oil Change $8.00 @Automotive Skills Center

21 • Golf Lessons 787-707-3852

22 • Adult Swimming Lessons @ Water Spout Call for Schedule 787-707-3550 • Lunch Buffet, 11:00 am-1:00 pm @ Community Club

• Oil Change $8.00 @Automotive Skills Center • Every Monday & Thursday: Zumba, 5:30 pm @ Fitness Center

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• 2nd Island Wide Bowling Championship @Bowling Center 787-707-3272 / 2695

29 • Lunch Buffet, 11:00 am-1:00 pm @ Community Club

• Oil Change $8.00 @Automotive Skills Center • Every Monday & Thursday: Zumba, 5:30 pm @ Fitness Center

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• YS Basketball Camp @Fitness Center 787-707-3466 • Red Nose DFMWR Clown Day, 1:30 pm @Community Club 787-707-5105 / 3974

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• YS Basketball Camp @Fitness Center 787-707-3466 • Adult Sports Volleyball Registration Deadline 787-707-3182 • Computer Orientation, 10:00 am @ Post Library • SKIES Tennis Lessons, 3:00 pm / 4:00 pm / 787-707-3434 • SKIES Piano & Guitar Lessons, 2:30 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3434

04 • Tire Mounting 50% OFF @ Automotive Skills Center • YS Basketball Camp @Fitness Center 787-707-3466 • Every Thursday: BBQ, 4:00 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3535

• Taco Fiesta, 4:00 pm @ Community Club, 787-707-3535

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• CYSS Start Smart Basketball Registration Begins 787-707-3188 • CYSS SAS New Parent Orientation,10:00 am @Bldg. 1000 / 787-707-3280 • Every Tuesday: CQDT Class, 10:00 am @Fitness Center 787-707-3767

• “Martedi Pasta Speciale”, 4:00 pm @ Borinquen Lounge & Patio 787-707-3535 • Bingo, 6:00 pm @ Community Club

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• Swimming Lessons @Water Spout. Call for schedules 787-707-3550 • “Timing” CQDT Class, 9:30 am @Fitness Center • ACS Relocation Scrapbooking Class, 2:00 pm @Bldg. 1019 / 787-707-3682

• “Martedi Pasta Speciale”, 4:00 pm @ Borinquen Lounge & Patio 787-707-3535 • Bingo, 6:00 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3535

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@ Borinquen Lounge & Patio 787-707-3535 • CYSS “Customers Meeting”, 6:00 pm @ Bldg. 1000 / 787-707-3399. Topic to be discussed: “New Fees Implementation to be effective October 1st, 2011.”

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• Swimming Lessons @Water Spout. Call for schedules 787-707-3550 • ACS Relocation Scrapbooking Class, 2:00 pm @Bldg. 1019 / 787-707-3682

• “Martedi Pasta Speciale”, 4:00 pm @ Borinquen Lounge & Patio 787-707-3535 • Bingo, 6:00 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3535

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• Adults Sports Volleyball League Coaches Meeting @ Fitness Center 787-707-3182 • CYSS SAS New Parent Orientation,10:00 am @Bldg. 1000 / 787-707-3280

• SKIES Tennis Lessons, 3:00 pm / 4:00 pm / 787-707-3434 • SKIES Piano & Guitar Lessons, 2:30 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3434

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• Library’s Computer Orientation, 10:00 am, 787-707-3208 • Back to School Indoor Triathlon Step Krank & Cycling,12:00 pm @ Fitness Center 787-707-3767 • Library’s Story Time, 3:00 pm @ Post Library 787-707-3208 • Adults Sports Volleyball League Begins 787-707-3188 • Every Wednesday & Friday until September 30th: ACS Relocation Cultural Spanish Classes @Bldg.511 / 787-707-3682

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• Every Wednesday: Kranking Class, 6:30 am / 787-707-3767 • Computer Orientation, 10:00 am @ Post Library

• SKIES Tennis Lessons, 3:00 pm / 4:00 pm / 787-707-3434 • SKIES Piano & Guitar Lessons, 2:30 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3434 • CYSS “Getting Along at Home”, 4:30 pm @ Bldg. 1000 / 787-707-3280

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• SKIES Tennis Lessons, 3:00 pm / 4:00 pm / 787-707-3434

• SKIES Piano & Guitar Lessons, 2:30 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3434 • Every Wednesday thru Friday: Lunch A Bowl @Bowling Center 787-707-2695 • Every Wednesday & Friday until September 30th: ACS Relocation Cultural Spanish Classes @Bldg.511 / 787-707-3682

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• Last day of CYSS Summer Camps • Every Friday: Steak & Karaoke Night, 7:00 pm @ Community Club

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11 • Tire Balancing 50% OFF @Automotive Skills Center • Antilles School Classes Begin

• Teen Center Extended Hours: “Team Building Activity”, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm @Teen Center 787-707-3826

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• Auto Lift 50%OFF @ Automotive Skills Center • Every Wednesday thru Friday: • Lunch A Bowl @Bowling Center 787-707-2695 • Every Thursday: BBQ, 4:00 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3535 • Teen Center Extended Hours: “Ice Cream Sunday”, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm @ Teen Center 787-707-3826

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Diagnostic Test 50%OFF @ Automotive Skills Center

• CYSS CDC / SAS, Parent Orientation, 10:00 am @Bldg. 1000 / 787-707-3280 • CYSS CDC / SAS Open House, 3:00 pm @Bldg. 1000 / 787-707-3280 • Every Thursday: BBQ, 4:00 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3535 • Teen Center Extended Hours: “Shopping at Plaza”, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm @ Teen Center 787-707-3826

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• Every Thursday: BBQ, 4:00 pm @ Community Club 787-707-3535 • Teen Center Extended Hours, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm @ Teen Center 787-707-3826

WEEKLY EVENTS:

• Tabatha Challenge 90 Minute Cycling Class, 10:30 am @Fitness Center 787-707-3767 • Every Friday: Steak & Karaoke Night, 7:00 pm @ Community Club • Teen Center Extended Hours: “Walkers Night” Get Fit Be Strong, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm @Teen Center 787-707-3826

19 Bohemian Night 6:00 pm @ Borinquen Lounge & Patio 787-707-3535

• Every Wednesday & Friday until September 30th: ACS Relocation Cultural Spanish Classes @Bldg.511 / 787-707-3682 • Teen Center Extended Hours: “Movies at Caribbean Cinemas”, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm @Teen Center 787-707-3826

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• Golf End of the Month Tournament, 12:00 pm 787-707-3852

• 2nd Island Wide Bowling Championship @Bowling Center 787-707-3272 / 2695 • MST Extreme & BBQ Welcome Back, 3:00 pm @ Bldg. 519 / 787-707-3783 • Teen Center Extended Hours: “Welcome Back BBQ”, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm @Teen Center 787-707-3826

SEP 02 • Every Friday: Steak & Karaoke Night, 7:00 pm @Community Club • Teen Center Extended Hours, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm @ Teen Center 787-707-3826

• Every Saturday: Dance Step Aerobics, 9:00 am @ Fitness Center 787-707-3767

• SKIES Tennis Lessons, 10:00 am / 11:00 am / 787-707-3434

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• SKIES Tennis Lessons, 10:00 am / 11:00 am / 787-707-3434

20 • Every Saturday: Dance Step Aerobics, 9:00 am @ Fitness Center 787-707-3767

• SKIES Tennis Lessons, 10:00 am / 11:00 am / 787-707-3434

• CYSS Information Booth, 10:00 am @ Exchange 787-707-3434

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• Adult Sports Perimeter Road 5.2 Mile Challenge @Fitness Center 787-707-3182 • 2nd Island Wide Bowling Championship @Bowling Center 787-707-3272 / 2695

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• Every Saturday: Dance Step Aerobics, 9:00 am @ Fitness Center 787-707-3767

• SKIES Tennis Lessons, 10:00 am / 11:00 am / 787-707-3434

• Mondays- Spinning Lessons, 6:30 pm at Fitness Center • Monday, Wednesday & Friday- Out of the Box, 9:00 am at Fitness Center • Monday thru Thursday- Spinning Lessons, 5:30 am / 12:00 pm / 4:30 pm at Fitness Center • Monday thru Friday- Lunch Buffet , 11:00 am-1:00 pm at the Community Club & Conference Center • Monday & Thursday – Teen Bowling Special, 3:00 pm at Bowling Center / Zumba, 5:30 pm at Fitness Center • Tuesdays- Close Quarter Defense Tactics, 10:00 am at Fitness Center / Martedi Pasta Speciale, 4:00 pm at Borinquen Lounge & Patio / Tone & Kranking, 5:30 pm at Fitness Center • Tuesdays & Thursdays- Spinning, 5:30 am / 12:00 pm / 4:30 pm at Fitness Center / BINGO 6:00 pm at the Community Club & Conference Center • Wednesdays- Kranking, 6:30 am at Fitness Center / Malanga’s Evening on Par 3 at Golf Course Complex / SKIES Unlimited: Tennis Lessons, 3:00 pm / 4:00 pm, Piano & Guitar Lessons, 2:30 pm at Community Club / Taco Fiesta, 4:00 pm at Borinquen Loung & Patio • Thursdays- BBQ, 4:00 pm, at the Community Club & Conference Center • Thursdays & Fridays - Lunch-A-Bowl, 11:00 am at Bowling Center / BBQ at the Patio, 4:00 pm at Community Club • Fridays- Steak & Karaoke Night, 7:00 pm at the Borinquen Lounge & Patio / Spinning, 5:30 pm at Fitness Center • Saturday - SKIES Unlimited Tennis Lessons, 10:00 am / 11:00 am

Calendar subject to change. For updated version visit www.buchananmwr.com


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Army Community Service

The Army’s Official web site for military Families:

www.myarmyonesource.com

SOS New Facility

Army Community Services continues supporting the Army’s commitment to Families of the Fallen. Join us on Friday, September 9th, 2011, for the grand opening of the newly remodeled facility, 10:00 am (1000)- 12:00 noon (1200) at Ausubo Street, Building 1144 Coconut Grove, Fort Buchanan. The entire community is invited to share this important event, that will offer Families of the Fallen a comfortable, accessible and private facility to receive any support they need. SOS provides support services for Active, Reserve and Army National Guard Families. For more information about the SOS Program you may visit: https://www.myarmyonesource. com/FamilyProgramsandServices/SurvivingFamilies/default.aspx or call 787-707-3692.

The Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) is a targeted recruitment and employment solution for spouses and companies that: • Partners Fortune 500 Plus companies with ALL Military Services • Provides human resource (HR) managers with recruitment solutions – Military Spouses • Prepares Military Spouses to become competitive, “job ready” applicants • Connects Military Spouses with employers seeking the essential 21st century workforce skills and attributes they possess Today’s Military Spouses are skilled, diverse, and motivated, with sound work values and a strong work ethic – characteristics highly valued by America’s top employers. Military Spouses are also young, tech-savvy, mobile, and more educated than their civilian counterparts: • 95% of the 1.2 million Military Spouses are women • 85% of Military Spouses want or need to work • 750,000 active duty Spouses – over half are under 31 years old • 400,000 Guard and Reserve Spouses – over half are over 35 years old • 26% unemployment rate – 1 in every 4 military spouses is unemployed and looking for work

• 84% have some college, 25% have a bachelor’s degree, and 10% have an advanced degree • Military Spouses earn 25% less than their civilian counterparts, a wage gap that needs to be eliminated • Military Families move 14% more frequently than civilian families

Through MSEP:

America’s Fortune 500 Plus employers can gain direct access to Military Spouses seeking career opportunities. Military Spouses seeking employment in portable career fields can connect with participating MSEP employers who are posting job openings and actively recruiting military Spouses. Military Spouses can become competitive, job ready applicants by accessing 24/7 personal assistance through MilitaryOneSource, online at www.MilitaryOneSource.com or by phone at 1-800-342-9647, to include: ––Career Counseling ––Education Counseling ––License/Credential Information ––Coaching and Advice ––Job Application Assistance ––Resume Assistance ––Interview Preparation ––Child Care Referrals ––Transportation Options

Family Advocacy Program

Classes for August

• Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect at DDESS Transportation Office Monday, August 8th , 10:00 am • New Parent Support Program Morning Playgroup Tuesdays, August 9th and 23rd at Bldg. 1140 from 9:00 am -11:00 am • Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome Child Abuse Prevention, Thursday, August 11th at Bldg. 507 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm • Parenting Teens Session I, What is your Parenting Style? Tuesday, August 16th at ACS, Bldg. 1019-C, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm • Dealing with Family Stress and Anger Class Thursday, August18th and Wednesday, August 31st at Bldg. 507, from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

• Getting along at Home, Solving Family Conflicts in a Positive Way Thursday, August 25th at CDC/SAS Bldg. 1000, from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm •Co-Parenting; Parenting as a TEAM Tuesday, August 30th at ACS, Bldg. 507 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. For schedule and information of FAP classes please call FAP Educator at 787-707-3698 or via e-mail: carmen.t.rivera1@us.army.mil For the Sexual Harassment/Assault and Response Program (SHARP), Victim Advocate Services, Transitional Compensation (TC) Program, and Family Advocacy Program related information please call Ms. Wilda Díaz, FAP Manager & SARC at 787-707-3709 or via e-mail: wilda.diaz@us.army.mil


Child, Youth & School Services

New Teen Center extended care hours

Starting on August 6th, 2011, the Teen Center will open from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Thursdays and Fridays. Field trips to the Old San Juan, visits to movie theaters, bowling alleys, and other fun events will be offered during the extended care hours. For more information please contact the CYS Services Registration Office at 787-707-3434/3787.

Hired & Edge are Back!

HIRED! Apprenticeship Program provides 15 to 18 year old youth opportunities for meaningful work experiences in Family and MWR. The program returns in August with new partners so now more students can participate! Cutting-edge art, fitness, life skills and adventure activities with EDGE! For Grades 1 to 12. Call 787-707-3434/3787 for details.

CYSS Customers Meeting To be held August 23rd, 2011 at Bldg. 1000 at 6:00 pm. Issues in the agenda are the New Fees Implementation to be effective October 1st, 2011. For more information please call 787-707-3399.

CYSS Parent Central Services office Relocated CYS Services Parent Central Services (Registration office) is now located at Bldg.1145, Ausubo Street, Coconut Grove, Fort Buchanan. Parent Central Services telephone numbers are 787-707-3434, 707-3787 and 3541.

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Golf

Fitness and Conditioning

Golf is an athletic sport and thus requires a certain amount of conditioning and fitness in order to improve or continue playing at a certain level. Strength, flexibility and endurance are areas of fitness that all golfers should be aware of. Balance and core stability are also important aspects to consider. Golf fitness is for all golfers regardless of age. Many golfers who have begun a golf fitness program have found improvements in general health. Just as in other sports, a golf fitness program should focus on areas that improve your game. Below are some basic fundamentals to work on. Remember, before starting any exercise program, consult your physician. Also, most local gyms have professionals available to assist you in your goals. Improvements may be slow and often unnoticed but do not give up. Working with weights is always beneficial but keep the weights manageable. Always warm up before using weights. Too much weight can cause injuries and possible build muscles that can restrict a good golf swing. Use lighter weights and more repartitions. Dumbbell curls, squats, reverse barbell wrist curls and barbell lunges are some of the exercises with weights that should improve performance. Work on the smaller muscles such as the hands and wrists areas for strength training. Focus on the larger muscles to improve endurance. Stretching is necessary in the golf swing. The more flexible we are, the easier it is to hit the ball further. The shoulder stretch is an excel-

ENTERTAINMENT lent exercise for golfers. Place one arm straight across chest. Then place the other hand on the stretched elbow and pull arm towards chest and hold. Repeat with other arm. Remember, do not tug or jerk the arm. Keep the pulling pressure constant so you do not incur and injury. The back stretch is another good exercise. Simply start kneeling on the ground with your arms out in front of you. Then slide your arms further away and slowly shift your hips back towards your feet until a comfortable stretch is felt. Now slide your hands to the right until a stretch is felt down the side of your torso. Repeat to the left. These are just a few easy techniques to help you achieve your golfing goals. Again, your local fitness professional can better assist you with your physical training. By Jim Doulin, Golf Course Complex Manager

What is iPlay iWin Bingo Program?

It’s fun, exciting and something new! It’s Electronic bingo at it’s best. It’s played by customers at their leisure in the Community Club. It is played on a touch-screen handheld device with a variety of games. The devices are located at the cashier counter and are checked out to customers pre-loaded with the number of bingo cards they request. Customers play as long as they like and then return the unit to the counter to collect their bingo winnings. Ask one of the Community Club employees and try your luck. More details by calling 787-707-3535.

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$9,300.00 in Prizes!

August 26th, 27th & 28th Entry Fee $500.00 per team Format Handicap 100% of 200 Teams, Doubles & All Event Ladder

Rounds: • Friday: Teams at 6:00 pm • Saturday: Teams at 1:00 pm • Saturday: Doubles at 5:00 pm • Sunday: Doubles at 9:00 am • Sunday: All Ladders at 5:00 pm There will be Prizes for Seniors (+50) in the Doubles and the Ladder

Teams

1st $1,200 2nd $900 3rd $700 4th $600 5th $400 6th $300 7th $200 8th $200 9th $100

Doubles 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th

$500 $300 $200 $100 $100 $100

Ladder 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

$150 ea $125 ea $100 ea $ 75 ea

High Handicap Game/Series (Male+Female Seniors) $50.00 ea 1st Perfect Game $300.00 2nd Perfect Game $150.00 (Guaranteed prizes are subject to a minimum of 18 teams) For more details call the Bowling Center at 787-707-3272/2695

Friday, August 19th Live performance by:

Billy Concepción 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at

Borinquen Lounge & Patio A time to relax and unwind from the day to day hustle! Every third Friday of each month. For more information call

787-707-3535


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