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130th Engineer Battalion (Prov) Information & Events Binder October 2013 Published By: Elva Pantoja-Castro .

OCTOBER CALENDAR Oct 8 – FRG Essential (FRG 101, Key Caller, Fundraising) – 0900 – 1300 at ACS Oct 9 – Love & Logic –1815– 1930 at Schofield Barracks Main Post Chapel Oct 9 – Basics of Budgeting – 0930 – 1100 at ACS Financial Resilience Center (Bldg 647) Oct 10 – Car Buying – 0930 – 1100 at ACS Financial Resilience Center (Bldg 647) Oct 16 – EFMP Working Group – 1000 – 1130 at ACS Oct 16 – Credit Report & Score – 0930 – 1100 at ACS Financial Resilience Center (Bldg 647)

Oct 23 – EFMP Comic Book Exchange & Costume Party – 1500 – 1700 at ACS Oct 23 – Love & Logic –1815– 1930 at Schofield Barracks Main Post Chapel Oct 31 – Civilian Resume Writing Class – 0900 – 1030 at ACS Oct 24 – Ten Steps to a Federal Resume Hosted by Kathryn Troutman – 0900 – 1300 at ACS Oct 28 – Basic Investing & TSP – 0900 – 1100 at ACS Financial Resilience Center (Bldg 647) Oct 29 – FRG Essential (FRG 101, Key Caller) – 1800 – 2000 at ACS Oct 30 – The Prosperous Parent – 0900 - 1400 at ACS Oct 30 – FRG Essential (Fundraising) – 1800 – 2000 at ACS

Please call to register for any of the above classes Schofield Barracks ACS 655-4227 Schofield Barracks Resiliency Center 655-1866 Fort Shafter ACS 438-9285

8th Annual Hawaii Fishing & Seafood Festival 2013 Day & Time: October 13, 2013 from 9am-4pm Location: Honolulu’s Fishing Village at Pier 38 Admission: FREE The HFSF was created by the Pacific Islands Fisheries Group in 2005 as their annual fundraiser event and bringing together the best of Hawaii's fishing and seafood communities. Since its inception the event now attracts over 20,000 people each year. The HFSF will take place at Honolulu’s Fishing Village at Pier 38 on Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 9am-4pm. Discover over 100 different vendors, taste Hawaii's delicious local seafood, watch live fishing demonstrations, tour a longline boat, or learn a new casting technique. You’ll always find something new and exciting for the entire family. Help us celebrate our Fishing & Seafood Heritage at this years festival. Parking: Shuttle Services from Honolulu Community College First 300 Keiki receive bamboo fishing poles)

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Coast Guard

Merchant Marine

FEDERAL/MILITARY ACADEMY AND ROTC SCHOLARSHIP NIGHT Mckinley High School October 17, 2013 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. If you are interested in becoming a military officer, or would like more information on military scholarships - this is the meeting to attend! Military service academy and ROTC representatives will provide up-todate information on each respective program’s benefits and requirements. Mr. Ross Lee 808- 779-3888 CAPT Alma Grocki 808-347-5659 COL (ret) Crissy Gayagas 808-218-1408

LtCol Robert Lietzke 808-781-7529

LT Lauren Gillikin 808-682-2626 Mr. Aoatoa Afuola 808-956-7766

Major Steven Waters 808-956-7734

Contact your School Counselor or a Service Academy/ROTC representative for more details!

Military (Youth) Mentoring Program: Serving Children Who Need Us Most Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii partners with schools, corporations and others in the community to pair children (“Littles”) with carefully screened and trained volunteer mentors (“Bigs”) to change lives for the better, forever. The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Military Mentoring Program (MMP) supports children ages 9-17 of active-duty military personnel of all branches and components including National Guard and Reserve. BBBS mentoring can provide an added layer of support to children of military families who may face extraordinary challenges and stresses because of multiple relocations, parent deployment, or other realities of military life. We also serve children who have lost a parent, or have had a parent return from combat wounded.

Our MMP matches adult mentors (volunteers from fields such as education, business and government as well as active or retired military personnel, cadets, or reservists) with children of military families, then professionally supports and engages the volunteer, child, and the child’s family.

Our MMP Works! The MMP:

• Reinforces the child’s connection with the parent and community. • Respects and acknowledges the value of military values (Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Excellence, etc.) as a platform for the child’s personal development (emotional, mental and physical).

• Facilitates K12 and post-K12 achievement (education and skills). In just the first year, participating agencies experienced great success in serving the military community: 84% of children involved in the program increased selfconfidence and 57% increased in overall academic performance. Mentoring really works!

How We Do It Our service model focuses on quality matches and this process takes time. Our staff carefully matches adult volunteer mentors with youth mentees in long-term, one-to-one friendships and provide professional support for the volunteers, children, and families throughout the life of the match.

Contact For more information about the Big Brothers Big Sisters Military Mentoring Program, please contact Jeff Mullis, or 808-695-4554. To learn about Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii visit

Craft Fairs OCT 19 PEACHES Harvest Festival Craft Fair, Pearl City Highlands Elementary School, 1419 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City, 9 am - 2 pm Lots of craft & food booths, and a Kid's Zone with bouncers and games! OCT 19 Waipio Shopping Center Pre-Holiday Swap Meet & Craft Fair, 94~1040 Waipio Uka St., Waipio Gentry, 8am–1pm Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping. Join us for an eclectic mix of household items, slightly used items, new items, handmade gifts, and more! OCT 19 Haleiwa Jodo Mission YBA Crat Fair, 66-279A Haleiwa Rd., next to Alii Beach Park, 9 am - 2 pm Handcrafts, gifts & food! OCT 25-27 Season's Best Craft & Gift Fair, Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, Fri: 5–9pm, Sat: 10am–7pm, Sun: 10am–5pm Over 200 booths of crafts, gifts & food. $3 admission. Admission $1 Discount Coupon. Prize giveaways OCT 26 Hispanic Heritage Festival & Health Fair, Kapiolani Park bandstand area, Waikiki 10 am–6 pm Entertainment, cultural booths, crafts & specialty booths, business & community booths, health agencies, jumpers & face painting for the kids, the largest Zumba fitness fun, and ono food! 70– 100 booths

OCT 26 Trinity United Methodist Church Bazaar, 1716 Komo Mai Dr., Pearl City (corner of Waimano Hm Rd & Komo Mai Dr), 7:30am–1pm Bake sale, food, rummage, white elephant, gifts, plants. OCT 26 Mililani's Early Bird Shopping Spree Craft & Gift Fair, Mililani Uka Elementary, 94-380 Kuahelani Ave., 9 am – 3 pm

Oahu Events HAWAII PARTY EXPO October 12, 2013 to October 13, 2013 10:00am - 5:00pm Sat. 10am - 5pm, Sun. 10am - 5pm Neal Blaisdell Center - Exhibition Hall 777 Ward Avenue Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 The Hawaii Party Expo is Hawaii’s Best resource for planning that perfect party. Whether its a 1st Birthdays, Sweet 16, Graduation, Holidays - Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas gatherings the Hawaii Party Expo is Hawaii's best resource for planning that perfect party. The Hawaii Party Expo is a consumer tradeshow open to the public and is co-produced with the Oh Baby! Family Expo and the Hawaii Toy & Game Expo and together entertain over 10 to 12,000 attendees each year at the show. FALL FOOD AND NEW PRODUCT SHOW (49TH ANNUAL) October 18, 2013 to October 20, 2013 10:00am - 9:00pm Friday, Oct. 18, 5-10pm Saturday, Oct. 19, 10am-9pm Sunday, Oct. 20, 10am-5pm Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall 777 Ward Avenue Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 Pacific Expos presents the 49th Annual Fall Food and New Products Show at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall in Honolulu! From Friday October 18 thru Sunday October 20, shoppers and foodies can get a jump start on their holiday gift shopping while also sampling the latest items. Hundreds of exhibitors will be showcasing new, fun and ono selections of creative and innovative foods and products! Plus, enjoy live demonstrations, a plant sale, hourly prize drawings and a daily Las Vegas trip giveaway from Vacations Hawaii all weekend long! HAWAII SOCIAL MEDIA EXPO 2013 October 26, 2013 9:00am - 3:00pm Neal Blaisdell Center 777 Ward Ave. Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 In conjunction with the two-day Hawaii Social Media Summit on October 25-26, the Social Media Expo on October 26 provides the opportunity for businesses and organizations to present their latest products, services, and innovations through exhibits and live presentations to a social media savvy audience. The Social Media Expo is free and open to the public.

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