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Outdoor Recreation closed March 18 -22 Outdoor Recreation, building 778, is scheduled to be closed the week of March 18 -22 in order to adjust operationally for the start of MWR’s new Travel Camp. Interior areas will be repainted and equipment will be adjusted to allow for a year-round rental operation in lieu of the previous seasonal approach. Please note, there will be no impact to the hunting check station/program during this timeframe. If you have any questions, please call 703805-3081.

Lifeguard Course: American Red Cross Training Benyaurd Pool is offering a new American Red Cross Life Guard Course. The 5 day course is starting on Friday, March 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. For information please visit website at Benyaurd Pool or call 703-805-2620.

Boat Storage Registration 2013 The 2013 Fort Belvoir Marina priority registration period is happening now until April 1, 2013. All current patrons must re-register during this period. Registration will be conducted on a “first come, first serve” basis, in accordance with Army Regulation 215. For more information and to download registration form, please visit Belvoirmwr.com website or call 703-781-8282. Wounded Warrior Kayak Training Program Benyaurd indoor Pool is offering a Wounded Warrior Kayak training every Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. with the Fort Belvoir Chapter Team River Runner in boat selection, equipment, safety, wet exiting, paddle usage and rolling. The program is having a Special Ceremony on March 18 from 6:30 to 7 p.m. For more information please contact the Chapter Coordinator, Sean McCarthy at 703-583-2354. Get Out and Hike! If you enjoying walking or hiking or would like to start hiking, join the Outdoor Recreation Trailblazers Hiking Interest Group. Plan your hiking adventure now!


Mar 23: Old Rag, Shenandoah, VA Apr 6: Calvert Cliffs Shark Tooth Hunt Hike, MD Apr 13: Pyrite Mine Loop Day Hike, VA Apr 27: Big Schloss Day Hike, VA There is no fee to join the group but there is a $10 fee per hike to cover transportation costs. Advance hike pre-paid cards are available for up to 10 hikes. For more information call 703-805-3081 or email brianna.m.kipper.naf@mail.mil.

First Tee Program The First Tee of Washington D.C. is offering a great program for school aged children to learn about the game of golf while learning core values and confidence. Applications for the program can be obtained at the Fort Belvoir Golf Course. The Spring First Tee program “Open House/Kickoff” meeting is scheduled for Saturday, March 23 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Golf Course. At this meeting coaches will answer questions regarding the program. For more information, please contact the Golf Course at 703-806-5878. Child, Youth and School Services Community Outreach Staff from Child, Youth & School Services offers enrichment activities at the housing community centers and the Fort Belvoir Community Center. All activities are free. Children and youth must be accompanied by an adult. Activities are held 10 a.m. to noon. For more information please call 805-1906. March 19: March 27:

George Washington Village Community Center Fairfax Village Community Center

Golf Season is Coming… Advance green fees payments for the upcoming golf season is now open at the Golf Course. The Golf staff is available weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please stop by the administration office window or call for more information at 703-806-5878.

Bowhunter Class Outdoor Recreation is offering a Hunter’s Education VDGIF Courses. The next 2 classes are March 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. and March 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This class is required if you wish to bowhunt on Fort Belvoir. Please sign up through Outdoor Recreation at 703-8053081.

Youth Sports Registrations Registration is underway for 2013 Youth Spring Soccer and Track and Field, the following Start Smart Golf, Soccer and Baseball programs. For more details contact CYSS at 703-8051908.


Signup Intramural Soccer and Tennis Meeting Earn Commander’s Cup Points! Compete with other units and agencies at Fort Belvoir in 16 Intramural sports. The Intramural Soccer organizational meeting is March 21 and the Intramural Tennis organizational meeting is April 4. Contact Geneva Martin at 703-8052559 for sign up details. Financial Readiness Lunch & Learn Series Financial Readiness Program is offering series of free class at lunch time on variety of topics regarding financing. Must register in advance and lunch is not provided. Please contact 703-805-1833 to register. Here are a few of the upcoming classes: March 26: April 17: April 24:

Financial Services and Account Management Dollars & Sense Basics of Investing

Teen Employment Workshop Army Community Service offers a Teen Employment Workshop on Wednesday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to Noon. For more information, please call ACS at 703-805-4590.

Taste of Belvoir – March 29 Are you planning for a wedding, retirement or any other catered event? The Taste of Belvoir is the perfect event to attend to get a sampling of what the talented staff at the Officer’s Club can put together for your special event! On March 29, at 7 p.m., for only $30, you get appetizers, buffet dinner and even dancing! Call the Officers’ Club, 703-780-0930 (ext 600), to make your pre-paid reservation.

Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, March 30 For all kids! Free! Bring the kids out for the Official Fort Belvoir Easter egg hunt, 9:30 a.m. at Pullen Football Field. The hunt is broken down into 4 age groups. Call Special Events for more details at 703-805-3714.

Bowling with Easter Bunny – Saturday, March 30 Come see and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 30 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Bowling Center. During that time, a game of bowling is $2.00 and shoe rental is $2.00. For more information please contact the Bowling Center at 703-8052991.

Easter Brunch – Sunday, March 31 Enjoy an exceptional variety of delicious Easter favorites at the Officers’ Club Easter Brunch on Sunday, March 31. There are two seating times: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Advanced registration is required. For more information, please call 703-780-0930. Golf Course Easter Buffet – Sunday, March 31 Come celebrate Easter at the Golf Course’s delicious Easter Buffet from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Advanced registration is required. For more information, and to reserve your space, please call 703-806-5878. Looking for a New Workout? Spin Class at Graves Fitness Center Did you know a good thirty minute workout on a spinning cycle can burn as much as 500 calories? To find a time that works for you, please check the Spin Class schedule under Aerobics classes or for more information contact Graves Fitness Center at 703-806-5368.

Need Cash? NEW….ATM machines now available for our patrons at the following locations: Community Center, Bowling Center and the Golf Course.

Updates available at this link… MWR: Hard At Work For You

Attention Body Shop Customers! The Body Shop is currently closed for renovations. Graves Fitness Center and Specker Field House will remain open. Specker FH hours are Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and closed on the weekends. Active Duty in PT uniform will have priority for usage of all cardio equipment at Graves FC during hours 5a.m. to 8 a.m. and 5p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday – Friday. Thank you for your patience as we improve our facility to better serve you, our customers. Family Child Care Opportunity The Fort Belvoir Family Child Care (FCC) program is looking for FCC providers. This is an excellent opportunity for military spouses to earn an income while staying home with their own children. Some additional benefits are: a long lasting portable career, opportunities for professional growth and support from Child, Youth and School Services. If you are interested in more information about becoming a child care provider please contact the FCC office at 703-805-9137.

Looking ahead:

April - Month of the Military Child Please join MWR in celebrating and honoring the military child to thank them for all their many sacrifices. All activities and events scheduled throughout the month are free! Here are few of the key events happening: Kick-off Celebration Dinner at the Community Center on April 1 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are required and available for pick-up at CYS Facilities, ACS and Community Center. First come, first served. Space is limited.


Purple Up! Show your support by wearing purple on Monday, April 15. Purple symbolizes all branches of the military. KidFest A fun-filled day of games prizes, and crafts at the Markham School Age Center on April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. TeenFest A special event planned by Teens at the Youth Center on April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Stay tuned for a complete list of all the month’s activities at BelvoirMWR.com.

April – Child Abuse Prevention Month Family Advocacy Program is hosting a variety of classes throughout the month of April such as Child Safety, Play Mornings, Baby Bundles and Parenting classes. For more information, please call 703-805-1832.

Spring into Spring Run/Walk – April 20 The race is a 5K (3.1 miles) or a 5 mile run/walk. Registration is open until April 14. Please visit website BelvoirMWR.com for more details or contact Graves Fitness Center at 703-806-5368.

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LUNCH MENU SPECIALS GOLF CLUB Please note, NO Lunch Buffet on Mondays. Lunch served Tuesday –Friday 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch includes soup du jour, salad bar, vegetable du jour & dessert bar, $11.50. $9.50 for soup and salad only. March 19– March 22, 2013 TUESDAY Grilled Italian Sausage w/Peppers & Onions Chicken Primavera Herbed Pasta WEDNESDAY Stuffed Pork Chops Salisbury Steak Rice Pilaf Garlic Mashed Potatoes

THURSDAY Fried Chicken BBQ Ribs Baked Macaroni & Cheese Baked Beans

FRIDAY Fried Cod Lasagna Au Gratin Potatoes

OFFICERS’ CLUB 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Our fabulous All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Hot Buffet includes salad bar, soup, chili con carne, rolls, dessert and soft drink for only $11.95. March 18- March 22, 2013 MONDAY Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce Baked Fish w/Dill Sauce Knockwurst & Sauerkraut Rice Pilaf Vegetable Du Jour TUESDAY BBQ Ribs Teryaki Chicken Baked Beans Au Gratin Potatoes

WEDNESDAY Stuffed Green Peppers Baked Mesquite Chicken Parsley Potatoes Green Beans w/Carrots

THURSDAY Fried Chicken Peppered Steak Manicotti w/Tomato Basil Sauce Mashed Potatoes Vegetable Du Jour FRIDAY Fried Catfish Creole Chicken Baked Macaroni and Cheese Collard Green


BOWLING CENTER Vortex Grill 11:30 AM-2 PM March 2013 Specials: MONDAY s Yuengling Battered Shrimp Salad w/ Fountain Drink $8.00

TUESDAY s Grilled Ribeye Steak Mashed Potatoes Veggie of the Day w/ Fountain Drink $8.00

WEDNESDAYs Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce Italian Bread w/ Fountain Drink $8.00 THURSDAY s BBQ Beef Brisket Coleslaw French Fries w/ Fountain Drink $8.00 FRIDAY s Fried Tilapia Coleslaw French Fries w/ Fountain Drink $8.00

Also available on post‌ -

Bozzelli Bros. Deli

At the Fort Belvoir Community Center! Complete menu at Belvoirmwr.com/Bozzellis


MWR News - March 15, 2013