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This month, don’t miss:

BEAR N E C E S S I T I E S

USAG: FORT WAINWRIGHT

NUGGET LANES GRAND RE-OPENING - July 1 RED GRAMMER - July 1 BATTLE OF THE BANDS - July 16

VOL. 2, ISSUE 9 | JULY 2011

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WWW.FTWAINWRIGHTFMWR.COM | Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation

THE SOLDIER SHOW - July 22, 23


FAMILY AND MWR Fourth of July holiday hours

Army Community Services

Closed

Arts & Crafts Center

Closed

Automotive Skills Center

Closed

Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area

Closed for the season

Chena Bend Golf Course

0700-2100

Child, Youth, and School Services

Closed

Fischer Skeet Range

Closed

Last Frontier Community Activity Center

Closed

Library Closed Melaven Gym

Closed

Also closed July 2, 3

Melaven Pool

Closed

Also closed July 2, 3

NAF Civilian Personnel

Closed

Nugget Bowling Lanes

1100-2200

Outdoor Recreation Center

1100-1900

Physical Fitness Center (PFC)

Closed

Warrior Zone

1600-2300

Youth Center (Middle Schoolers)

Closed

Youth Center (High Schoolers)

Closed

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, 4 P.M. Be there to help judge the local talent at its best! Winners will receive: First prize - $1,500; Second prize - $1,000; Third prize - $500

MC DJ V-MAX, BBQ competition, prizes ... so much more. The event is open to the whole community. For more information, call 353-6043. Bring your own lawnchair/blanket. Event sponsors: (No U.S. Army endorsement implied.)

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REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT


BOWLING IS BACK.

JULY 1

Ribbon cutting ceremony starts at 1 p.m. Don’t miss the prizes, fun & games! JULY 4 – Celebrate with Family Fun at your newly renovated Nugget Lanes Bowling Center. Wear your best patriotic gear and receive a free shoe rental. Special Rent-A-Lane packages are available all day. Indoor “fireworks” with Thunder Alley SFX bowling starts at 6 p.m. and drink specials are offered in the Gold Rush Lounge. JULY 11 – Cheer Up the Lonely Day! Bring a friend, knock down some pins and bash the blues with a BOGO (buy one, get one free) Bowl Day! Speciality drinks available in the Gold rush Lounge. JULY 15 & 29 - Get your groove on and enjoy live music and specialty drinks in the Gold rush Lounge. It’s Anti-Boredom Month! Change it up and step out with the Kids Bowl no cost (KBF) Program. Parents, visit with one of the counter staff for details and registration. Visit the Motherlode Cafe for a terrific quarter pound all-beef hot dog and celebrate National French Fry Day (July 13) with a complimentary order of french fries on every hot dog order. Teens ‘til Ten! Every Friday & Saturday night this month from 5 to 10 p.m. Teens (13 – 17 with DoD ID only please!) bowl half-price. Join in on Guitar Hero/Rock Band/DJ contests every Saturday night. For more information, call 353-2654.


Grammy nominated children’s singer and songwriter:

RED GRAMMER JULY 1

Under the tent at Nugget Lanes Bowling Center, 5:30 p.m.

Grammy nominated children’s singer and songwriter Red Grammer joins the stage and performs a wonderful show for children and parents alike! Food and beverage for purchase will be available. For more information, call 353-6043.


July Event

The Fort Wainwright BOSS Program is intended for: Single Soldiers, Single Parents, and Geo-Bachelors. For more information, call 353-7684.

Stampede Trail Adventure July 7-10, Denali Park Join BOSS in beautiful Denali Park for high adventure camping, hiking and ATV riding. Limited space available.

SADD SOLDIERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING

Weekend Hours: Friday and Saturday 2200 to 0400

For a free ride back on post for any DoD cardholder.

353-6610

Training Holidays Weekend Hours: Friday through Sunday 2200 to 0400

BOSS volunteer opportunities Would you like to earn promotion points, help make your community a better place to live, improve your quality of life and ensure the safety of your fellow Soldiers? Let BOSS help! For more information on how to get started, call 353-7648.


STEP Right Up

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BEST SHOW IN TOWN

THE 2011 U.S. ARMY

SOLDIER

SHOW FOR THE SOLDIER, BY THE SOLDIER.

The U.S. Army Soldier Show, proudly presented by Family and MWR, returns with a LIVE 90-minute musical performance! Don’t miss this memorable night of music, dance and celebration. Admission is FREE.

Pioneer Park Civic Center Theatre July 22, 6 p.m. and July 23, 4 p.m. 353-6043

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FISCHER SKEET RANGE NEW Hours:

Fridays: 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays & Sundays: 12 to 5 p.m. Also available for special occasions JULY 17 5 Stand & FITASC Shootstock, (12 p.m. to finish) JULY 23-24 1st Annual Fort Wainwright classic, 10:30 a.m. Multiple events for all ages including youth (under 17). JULY 31 Family Fun Shoot, 12 to 5 p.m. Days and events are subject to change. For more information call 353-1998/353-7869.


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FOOD! MUSIC! DRINK SPECIALS! FUN & GAMES! AT THE WARRIOR ZONE WHERE WE “GRILL” IT RIGHT!

OPEN TO DOD CARDHOLDERS AGES 18 AND OLDER. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 353-1087.

The Warrior Zone will be closed starting July 5 for renovations.


the LIBRARY

All events and activities are held in Building 3700 unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 353-2642.

Our Heroes’ Tree:

July 6th 3-6 p.m. The Library continues honoring our servicemen and women with ornament making and story-writing. Come in with a picture of your hero to create an ornament or pick out a picture of one of our Ft. Wainwright soldiers to create a special ornament for him or her and write a little something to show you care.

Baby & Me:

July 13th 2-3:30 p.m. Register today to bring Baby to the Library’s “Baby & Me” Story Hour. Not only will we read stories to Baby, but we’ll have a craft for the parents to create and enjoy. Meet other Families and enjoy the activity with your little one.

Act Out! Story time Theatre:

Tuesdays in July 2-3 p.m. at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center Come to the LFCAC for a theatrical experience for kids! The Library Staff will be on site to create and produce a play with costumes and all! No registration required-just come by for a great opportunity to flex your creative muscles!

Story Hour & Crafts

Story Hour Saturdays 10:30 a.m. only until July 29. All events and activities are held in Building 3700. For more information, call 353-2642

2nd-- Blueberry Smush: It’s National Blueberry Month! Let’s have a good time with some blueberry stories and paint watercolor blueberries!

9th-- Alaska Flag Day: Alaska Flag Day is July 9th! We’ll read some favorite Alaskan stories and make Alaskan Flags to bring home.

July 16th-- HOT DOG! It’s the month of our Nation’s birthday and the Army’s birthday, too! How better to celebrate than with a hot dog? Come by the Library for this special story hour and a hot dog craft/activity!

July 23rd-- Cowboy Day: My heroes have always been cowboys... It’s National

Cowboy Day! So wear your spurs and come to the Library for a rootin’ tootin’ good story time. And, we’re going to make fun stuff out of jeans! After all, if it wasn’t for the cowboys, we wouldn’t have any!

July 29th (4 p.m.) and July 30 (10:30 a.m.)

Elvis rocked his first audience this day in 1954. Let’s celebrate this amazing entertainer with stories about him and music by crafting our own guitars!


Summer Reading Club:

Lords and Ladies of all ages! Come forth and celebrate the dawn of a new Summer Reading Club! Join the Library for the Midsummer Knight’s Read from July 1 – July 22 (on Fridays from 1600-1800) for medieval frolicking fun! A list of princely programs follows:

July 1st: Begin your preparation as a Knight, Princess, Magician or Dragon as you create a bejeweled goblet and partake in the King’s Feast.

July 8th: Today begins our first big adventure! The Library will hold tournaments to help prove your worthiness as a Knight, Princess or Magician! Choose your destiny. Your quest begins today!

July 15th: Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Calling all Knights! Princesses! Princes! Magicians and DRAGONS! We have a very hungry ogre who eats slime only. Come and make some Ogre food (i.e. slime). Now, you can’t get too close, so you’ll have to throw the food up to his mouth! We’ll also be playing a true medieval game-- bocce ball and have a Bouncy Castle, too!

July 22nd: Ready yourselves, friends! Wear your best court garb (costumes)...We have received word that the dragon will be flying to our village for a challenge! Join forces to defeat this brute then take comfort in the feast inside of the Vault of Knowledge! This grand faire will also include: jewelry-making, catapult-making, face-painting, make your own magic carpet AND...Behold the Tug of Will! And, the Paladin will come from the Fortress du Garrisone to bestow our mighty champions with knighthood.


CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE GOLF CALENDAR OF EVENTS: DATE Tuesdays Wednesdays Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays Monday-4 July Sat-9 July Sun-10 July Fri-15 July Sat-16 July Fri-22 July Sun-24 July Fri-29 July Sat-Sun 30&31

TOURNAMENT Ladies’ Day Mens Day Mens L/Hdcp L Mens H/Hdcp L Mixed Couples Ladies League Intramural Red White & Blue Firefighter Assoc. Elks Lodge Assoc. Gen. Contractors Samaritan 168th Air Wing Boys & Girls Club ASYMCA Fairbanks Cities

TIME 10 a.m. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. 5:30 p.m. F/B TT 5:30 p.m. F/B TT 5:30 p.m. F/B TT 5:30 p.m./Alt F/B 5:30 p.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 a.m.

TYPE golf and lunch golf, lunch, cart T-times T-times T-times shotgun T-times T-times shotgun shotgun shotgun shotgun shotgun shotgun shotgun T-Times both days


4TH OF JULY SALE 10 percent off any red, white, or blue Item in the golf shop. 4TH OF JULY SHAMBLE TOURNAMENT 8 a.m. T-times Get your partner and come on out to the 1st Annual Red, White, and Blue Golf Tournament. Different format of play for every 6 holes, 2 person teams. $25 per person plus green fees includes door prizes. Commemorative hat and lunch at the conclusion of your round. Contact the golf shop for more information at 353-6223. FAMILY NIGHT July 17 Fun, food and a good time for the whole Family. Please no children golfing under the age of 8. They are more than welcome to participate in the food and festivities afterwards. Cost is $50 for a Family of four. PAY DAY SCRAMBLE July 29 Bring your own team or sign up at the golf shop and we will put one together for you. Cost is $15 per person or $60 per team plus green and car fees. Door prizes, course contest, and food to follow.

CHENA RIVER CAFÉ MONTHLY FEATURED ITEM REUBEN SANDWICH, FRIES & SODA, $7

*Substitute curly fries or onion rings for an additional $1.

For more information, call 353-6223.


SPORTS & FITNESS

Fitness classes are held at the PFC, Bldg. 3709 For more information, call 353-7223.

INTRAMURAL FLAG FOOTBALL MEETING July 13, 2 p.m. at the PFC

For more information, call the Intramural Director: 353-7294.

SWIM LESSONS Level 1: Tues & Thurs 11 – 11:45 a.m. 12 Jul – 5 Aug Level 2: Tues & Thurs 11 – 11:45 a.m. 12 Jul – 5 Aug Level 1: Wed & Fri 11 – 11:45 a.m. 12 Jul – 5 Aug Level 2: Wed & Fri 11 – 11:45 a.m. 12 Jul – 5 Aug No minimum age, child must be able to stand in 3.5 feet and be independent enough to follow instructions with 5 other children from one instructor. All classes $25.00 Limited to 6 students. Registration period: 5-12 July or until class is full. All swim lessons are held at Melaven Physical Fitness Center, Bldg. 3452. For more information, call 353-1993/1999.

FITNESS CLASSES Hour of Power: Group Strength Wednesdays: 12 to 12:45 p.m.

Cardio Sculpt: Strength & Cardio Wednesdays: 5 to 6 p.m.

Group Cycling:

Mondays: 12 p.m. Tuesdays: 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thursdays: 6:30 a.m.

Zumba:

Mondays and Thursdays: 6 p.m. Saturdays: 1 p.m.

Zumba classes are $7 each or purchase a 10 punch class card for $70 and receive the 11th class at no cost.


Run. Walk. Enjoy ice cream.

ICE CREAM SKEDADDLE 5K run/walk Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Ice cream is awarded at the finish line. T-shirts will be given to the first 100 participants. For more information, call 353-7223.

Event sponsors: (No U.S. Army endorsement implied.)

JL PROPERTIES, INC.

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

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Race starts July 30, 10 a.m. at the Physical Fitness Center parking lot.


National Ice Cream Appreciation Day July 18, 5:30 to 7 p.m. and other enjoyable experiences at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center

The Last Frontier Community Activity Center is located in Building 1044. For more information on LFCAC activities/events, call 353-7755.


National Ice Cream Appreciation Day Dates: July 18 Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

In celebration of National Ice Cream Appreciation Day, the LFCAC will be giving away free ice cream to DoD cardholder dependants. Bring the kids on down for a free scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream and a variety of toppings to choose from. We will also blow up the bouncy house outside so you can burn off those extra calories. Spend the afternoon with us and beat the heat!

Wii Mario Kart

Dates: July 7, 21 Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Think you’re the fastest dragon on base? Can you whip them all with The Princess? Is Mario still the reigning king? Join us at the LFCAC from 5:30 -7:30 to see if you have what it takes to be the fastest Wii Kart racer at Fort Wainwright. Each night people will get one warm up race to limber up their fingers and then a single elimination tournament will commence. This is open to all age groups but parents make sure that your kids can play Wii and still have a good time.

Getting Ready To Go, Getting Ready To Stay Dates: all month Time: during open hours

Make a trip to the LFCAC to see this wonderful piece of photo journalism done by J.R. Ancheta who was attached with our very own 1-25th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. The display will be available all summer in the hallways of the LFCAC and really is something that needs to be seen and experienced.

ACT OUT-- Story Time Theatre Dates: July 5, 12, 19, 26 Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Come to the LFCAC for a theatrical experience for kids! The library staff will be on site to create and produce a play with costumes and all!


OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER JULY TRIPS/ACTIVITIES Building 4050. For more information on activities, call 361-6349.

COLLEGE GLACIER OVERNIGHT Departs from ORC, 8 a.m. July 1-2 Camp overnight at the foot of College Glacier. ORC will provide the transportation, backpacks, camping gear and food; you provide strong legs and a sense of adventure.

TABLE MOUNTAIN DAY HIKE Departs from ORC, 8 a.m. July 3 Enjoy Interior Alaska’s summer on Table Top Mountain Trail. An easy three mile loop takes you to the summit. Remember to bring a lunch, snacks, bug repellent and lots of water!

ARCTIC CIRCLE TOUR Departs from ORC, 8 a.m. July 4 At Latitude 66 degrees, 33 minutes, you will receive a certificate stating that you have journeyed above the Arctic Circle. Lunch is included.

BOATER SAFETY CLINIC 1 p.m. at the ORC July 9, 16, 30 A boater safety card is issued at the completion of the course and is valid for four years. The course is conducted rain or shine, so bring a raincoat. ORC Boater Safety Card required for watercraft rental. NO

REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 3 Max..................................... 6 Age..................................16+ Price Per person..................... $35

REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 3 Max..................................... 8 Age......................7+ w/adult Price Per person........................$5

REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 5 Max...................................12 Price Per adult (13+).............. $25 Per youth (12–)............. $15

REQUIREMENTS Max...................................25 Age................................. 18+ Price Per person........ NO CHARGE

EXCEPTIONS!

CHENA RIVER KING QUEST Departs ORC at 9 a.m. July 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 Space is limited, so sign-up early. Participants need a fishing license with King Salmon Stamp, tackle, rod and reel. If you need equipment coordinate with the ORC. An Alaska State Fishing License is required!

OUTDOOR ROCK CLIMBING Meet at ORC at 8 a.m. July 10 ORC provides all climbing equipment. Be sure to pack your own lunch, snacks, and drinks. Call if you need a Belay Certification (361-2652). Climbers must have a Melaven Gym Belay Certification prior to registration.

REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 2 Max..................................... 4 Age......................7+ w/Adult Price Per adult (16+)...............$10 Per youth (15–)................$5 REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 2 Max..................................... 8 Age..................................16+ Price Per person......................$10


SUMMER EVENING BOAT RIDES ORC, 5:30 p.m. July 14 What better way to spend a summer evening in Fairbanks than riding along the Chena River with our ODR crew.

MT PRINDLE BACKPACKING Departs from ORC, 8 a.m. July 22-24 Head out with the ORC staff to explore the area on a three day hike.

FRISBEE GOLF ORC, 6 p.m. July 25 Enjoy an evening at one of our local Frisbee Golf courses. No experience necessary.

GULKANA GLACIER DAY HIKE Departs from ORC, 7 a.m. July 31 Spend a day heading to the Alaska Range and hike to the Gulkana Glacier. Bring a lunch and an extra pair of shoes to cross the river in. This trip is sure to be an amazing experience.

ATV SAFETY COURSE Meet at ORC, 1 to 5 p.m. July 3, 17 This ATV Safety Institute course is provided to promote safe and responsible use of ATV’s and is required for any of the ATV programs we host this summer. *This course is currently only offered for

REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 2 Max...................................14 Age............. All ages w/adult Price Per person........ NO CHARGE REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 3 Max..................................... 6 Age................... 16+ w/adult PRICE Per person..................... $60 REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 2 Max..................................... 6 Age......................9+ w/adult Price Per person.$5 (free w/own discs) REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 3 Max..................................... 7 Age................... 10+ w/adult Price Per person......................$10

REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 3 Max..................................... 8 Age................................. 18+ Price Per person........ NO CHARGE

participants signed up for our ATV trips

CHENA RIVER CANOE/KAYAK Meet at ORC at 9 a.m. July 16 Enjoy a relaxing day on the river as we float the Chena River from Nordale Road back to Glass Park. Have lunch along the way as we look for wildlife and enjoy the natural beauty of the interior.

SMOKE THOSE SALMON ORC, 3 p.m. July 17 Learn how to smoke your own salmon. Smoked salmon costs lots of money in the store but with a little know how and some tricks and tips from our staff, you can enjoy this tasty treat all year long.

REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 2 Max..................................... 6 Age...................16+ an adult Price Per person........................$5

REQUIREMENTS Min...................................... 1 Max..................................... 6 Age............. All ages w/adult Price Per person........ NO CHARGE


JULY DEPLOYMENT SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS

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Table Mountain Hike: ORC, 8 a.m.

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Chena River King Quest: ORC, 9 a.m.

Arctic Circle Tour:ORC, 8 a.m.

Stress Manage Esteem: SFAC,

Blood Pressure 11 a.m.

10 Rock Climbing: ORC, 8 a.m.

Magic Parenting: Northern Lights Inn Conference Room, 10 a.m.

Chena River King Quest: ORC, 9 a.m. Safety Class: Auto Skills, 6 p.m.

17 Smoke those Salmon: ORC, 3 p.m.

Parent’s Night Out: CDC I, 5:45 p.m.

18 Ice Cream Appreciation Day: LFCAC, 5:30 p.m.

24 Mt. Prindle Backpacking: ORC, 8 a.m. (3 days)

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Baby & Me: Po 2 p.m. Cardio Sculpt:

19 Stress Management: Northern Lights Inn Conference Room, 3 p.m.

25 Frisbee Golf: ORC, 6 p.m.

5 Stand Shoot: Fischer Skeet Range

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26 F.A.M.E Exercise Class: Melaven PFC, 9:15 a.m. ACT OUT: Story Time Theatre, LFCAC, 2 p.m.

Language of A Norrthern Ligh Conference Ro

Group Strength 12 p.m.


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Special Events! Nugget Lanes Bowling Center Grand Opening: 1 p.m.

Not all events are included and subject to change. Use your smart phone scanner app to for more details on classes/activities/events.

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Artist Trading Cards: Post Library, 1 p.m.

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14 Free Make & Take: Arts & Crafts, 6 p.m.

Harry Potter Final Film Display: Post Library

Special Event! Battle of the Bands: Birch Hill, 4 p.m.

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16 Chena River Kayak/Canoe: ORC, 9 a.m.

Chena River Boat Ride: ORC, 5:30

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Midsummer Knight’s Read: Post Library, 4 p.m.

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PFC, 5 p.m.

Community Game Day: Post Library, 1 p.m.

That’s the Ticket: Northern Lights Inn Conference Room, 11:30 a.m.

Wii Mario Kart: LFCAC, 5:30 p.m.

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Bluberry Smush : Post Library, 10:30 a.m.

Red Grammer Childrens Show: Nugget Lanes Bowling Center, 5:45 p.m. 7

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Custom Picture Framing Class: Arts & Crafts, 5:30 p.m.

Special Event! The Soldier Show: Pioneer Park Civic Center Theatre, 6 p.m.

Special Event! The Soldier Show: Pioneer Park Civic Center Theatre, 4 p.m.

Wii Mario Kart: LFCAC, 5:30 p.m.

Mt. Prindle Backpacking: ORC, 8 a.m. (3 days)

Mt. Prindle Backpacking: ORC, 8 a.m. (3 days) Parent’s Day Out: CDC I, 9 a.m.

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Apology: hts Inn oom, 11 a.m.

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28 Group Cycling Class: PFC, 6:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. classes Scream Free Parenting: Northern Lights Inn Conference Room, 12 p.m.

29 Elvis Presely Story Hour & Craft, Post Library, 4 p.m.

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Special Event! Teen Fest: Youth Center, 2 p.m. Ice Cream Skedaddle 5k Fun Run: PFC, 10 a.m.


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Survivor outreach ServiceS

OUR PURPOSE is to deliver on the Army’s commitment to Families of the Fallen. Survivor Outreach Services connects you with people who can help you find the right support. Survivor Outreach Services provides support services for Active, Reserve and Army National Guard Families.

Survivor Outreach Services is an ARMY FAMILY COVENANT COMMITMENT: Keeping the Promise ARMYOneSource.com

For more information, call Survivor Outreach Services at 907-353-4004.

I’m in Alaska. Now what? Learn to master living in the heart of Alaska at the

Newcomer’s Orientation July 13 and 27 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Building 3439

Garrison Newcomers Orientation coordinated by ACS Relocation Program that includes information for Soldiers, Family members and civilians new to FWA within 30 to 60 days. Mandatory for Soldiers. Spouses and civilians are strongly encouraged to attend. For more information, call 353-4227.

MFLC

Military & Family Life Consultants

388-2553

Confidential Assistance for short time problem resolution: marriage/relationship stress, anxiety, depression, grief, and other daily life issues.


ACS is

46 YEARS! Celebrate with ACS July 25! Birthday cake cutting starts at 12:30 p.m. Activities include: > face painting > balloons for the children > cotton candy > Sno-Cones > Bouncy Hut > hot dogs

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Stop by anytime under the tent at ACS, Building 3451. For more information, call 353-4374.


We need YOU!

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REWARD 16 HOURS OF CHILD CARE (PER MONTH) AT NO COST.

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HELP OUT SOLDIERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. IT’S A GOOD THING.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, STOP BY THE ACS BLDG. 3451. BY PHONE, CALL 353.1977 OR 353.4227.

A United Way of the Tanana Valley Member Agency

ARMY FAMILY COVENANT: Keeping the Promise

Abuse. Domestic Violence Victims have options. Call 388-2260. To report incidents of Child or Domestic Abuse, contact 353-7535 (24/7). For Sexual Assault reporting, please call 353-7272 (24/7).


Army Community Service Classes are held at Northern Lights Inn, Bldg. 3402, unless otherwise noted and are at no cost. Advance registration is required. Minimum of 5 participants. Limited childcare is available for class participants and ACS volunteers. Please call 361.9065 to register your child. For a complete list of ACS classes and workshops, visit www.calendarwiz.com/ ftwainwrightfmwr or call 353-4227. A United Way of the Tanana Valley Member Agency

Spring Summer into

ARMY FAMILY COVENANT: Keeping the Promise

July 28, 6 to 8 p.m. Building 3439

Are you experiencing your first/spring and summer at Fort Wainwright? Spring into Summer and attend a workshop learning useful tips about fatigued driving, water safety, camping safety, four wheeling safety, and what to do if you encounter wildlife. For more information, call 353-4227.

AFTB

Army Family Team Building July 18 and 19 1000-1400 LFCAC Quiet Room, Building 1044

WHAT IS AFTB? AFTB is a volunteer-led organization that provides training and knowledge to our community to support the total Army effort. The mission is to educate and train all of the Army in knowledge, skills, and behaviors designed to prepare our Army to move successfully into the future. To register for classes, call 353.-4248.

EFMP Respite Care Program Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) respite care is a program that provides a temporary rest period for Family members responsible for regular care of persons with disabilities. Eligibility is based on EFMP enrollment and EFM’s medical or educational condition. For more information on the program or any activities, call 353-4243.


YOUTH SERVICES JULY ACTIVITIES

Open to all registered CYSS youth. For more information on any of these activities, call 361-5437.

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> Jacket Making

> Fashion Designing > 4H Garden Club

> 4H Baking > Botanical Garden Field Trip > Creamer’s Field Hike

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> 4H Baking Club > T-shirt making

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> Dance Dance Revolution > BGCA Art

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> Laser Tag > 4H Cooking Club

> Rockwall Climbing

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> Dance Off > Birch Hill Hike

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> Flower Pens > Racquetball Challenge > 4H Garden Club

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> 4H Baking Club

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> Flag Football > Pool tournament > Horseback riding

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> Scrapbooking

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Bandanna Glam Rollerblading Scavenger Hunt Bowling

> BGCA Art > Swimming Field Trip

> Chena Lake Fishing Trip > Ping Pong Challenge

> Steal the Bacon > Chena Lake Field Day

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> Ping Pong Challenge > Bowling

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> Karaoke > Swimming

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> El Dorado Gold Mine Field Trip

> Scrapbooking > 4H Cooking Club > World Eskimo- Indian Olympics (20-21)

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> Fashion Designing > Jewelry making > 4H Garden Club > Native Skill Events

Highlighted trips require permission slips. Health & Fitness activities are held M, W & F from 1 to 3 p.m.

> Riverboat Discovery Field Trip

> Jewelry Making > 4-H Garden Club

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> BBQ Welcome & Orientation

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> Teen Fest and Concert > Teen Talent Show


WELCOME ORIENTATION

July 29 •Current Members Orientation 3 to 4 p.m. •Incoming 6th Graders and Newcomers Orientation 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. •BBQ and Activities 5:45 to 7 p.m. Parents are welcome! Youth Center, 4109 Neely Road For more information, call 361-5437.


AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS CENTER For all your auto needs. Bldg. 3730, 353-7436 • heating/AC service • wheel alignment and tire rotation • towing • tire repairs • jump starts

SAFETY ORIENTATION CLASS Mondays at 6 p.m.

Participants will gain knowledge of what is offered and how to complete do-it-yourself projects. Staff are there to assist as needed. This class is required to use the facility.

TOW TRUCK SERVICES available 24 hours

590-1716

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One Last Hurrah before School... Register today for August EDGE programs. The EDGE! Program offers out of school opportunities for children and youth ages 6 to 18 to experience, develop, grow and excel by participating in adventure, art, fitness and life skill activities.

YOUTH (AGES 11 TO 18) NO CHARGE :: All classes are from 4:30 to 6 p.m. BIRCH LAKE TUBING: Mondays at Birch Lake – 1 to 6 p.m. We will bus out to Birch Lake for 3 weeks of tubing and water fun. BEDROOM MAKEOVER: Tuesdays at LFCAC – 3 to 5 p.m. Make different projects to help jazz up your bedroom. ZAP ‘EM: Wednesdays at LFCAC – 4:30 to 6 p.m. Get your adrenaline pumping playing different versions of laser tag. DRAW IT FUNNY: Thursdays at Arts and Crafts – 4:30 to 6 p.m. Try your hand at drawing your own comic book. STRIKES AND SLICES: Fridays at Nugget Lanes – 4:30 to 6 p.m. Bowl a few games and eat some pizza.

CHILD (AGES 6 TO 10)

Get one FREE EDGE! program a month by using your CYSS Open Recreation Hours. ZAP ‘EM: Tuesdays at LFCAC – 4:30 to 6 p.m. - $30 Play some old, favorite card games and learn some new ones. BACK TO SCHOOL CRAFTS: Wednesdays at LFCAC – 3 to 5 p.m. - $20 Create a couple of unique items for going back to school. STRIKES AND SLICES: Thursdays at Nugget Lanes – 4:30 to 6 p.m. - $30 Sure the shoes might be funny, but the game is fun. Come learn some technique and eat pizza. CLAY MOSAIC TILES: Fridays at Arts and Crafts – 4:30 to 6 p.m. - $30 Create a mosaic tile piece to take home. Transportation provided for some programs. Call for more information. ENROLLMENT DEADLINE FOR AUGUST EDGE! PROGRAMS IS JULY 25. EDGE! is EFMP friendly! Contact 353-4243/4460 for questions. Participants must be registered with CYSS. For more information, call 361-4391.


CYSS OUTREACH

THE KIDS ON THE BLOCK PUPPETRY PROGRAM Mondays 1 to 3 p.m., School Age Services, Building 4391 training room CYSS is looking for teen volunteers to form a puppetry group to teach younger children about deployment, saying no to drugs, gang violence and other prevention programs. This is a great opportunity to earn volunteer hours and assist younger children within the community. Open to youth 12 and older. For more information please call 361-7713 or 361-7372. SUMMER LITERACY ROMP & STOMP WITH CYSS AND ACS You and your child are welcome to join the fun and make new friends! Mondays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Youth Center Gym, Bldg. 4109. Transportation for Families to and from the playgroup is available at Northern Lights Inn, 9 a.m. Call 361-7372 or 361-7713 for more information. This program is a partnership with ACS and CYSS.


July 8: EMOTION COACHING PART I, July 22: EMOTION COACHING PART II 12 to 12:45 p.m., Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Building 1044. This workshop provides an in depth look at the process of Emotion Coaching. It assists parents and caregivers in helping children understand and deal with their emotions in healthy ways. Limited free child care available to those who preregister at 361-7713 by July 1. July 12: PARENT’S NIGHT OUT, 5:45 to 8:45 p.m. Register and pay by July 5. $12 per child. Snack provided. July 23: PARENT’S DAY OUT-- SUPER SATURDAY, THREE SESSIONS: > 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($16 per child), lunch provided (11:30 a.m.) > 1 to 5 p.m. ($16 per child), snack provided (3 p.m.) > 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ($32 per child), lunch and snack provided. Register and pay by July 15. Care will be provided at the Child Development Center I, Bldg. 4024. All children must be registered with CYSS to receive services. For more information call 361-7713. Army Family Covenant benefits for Families of Deployed Soldiers, Wounded Soldiers or Fallen Soldiers.

July 13: TERRIBLE 2’S WORKSHOP, 6:30 to 8: 30 p.m. Child Development Center I, Building 4024 Never again feel powerless while your toddler screams and screams. Help has arrived! This two hour class will teach you how to calm outbursts (often in seconds), stop 60-90% of tantrums before they happen, and build a loving and respectful relationship with your young child that will last a lifetime. Participants will receive “The Happiest Toddler on the Block” DVD upon completion of the class. For more information, call 361-7372. July 23: CUDDLE CURE CLASS: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Child Development Center I, Building 4024 Learn how to soothe your fussy baby in five minutes or less. This two hour class is recommended for anyone who has interest in the well being of infants from birth to 3 months of age. Limited free child care available. For more information or to register, call 361-7372. This is a partnership with ACS and CYSS. July 29: CPR & FIRST AID FOR THE COMMUNITY 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., School Age Services Bldg. 4391. Receive your certification in infant, child, and adult CPR and First Aid. There will be a 30 minute lunch break. Open to participants ages 14 years and older. Please call to pre-register at 361-7713.


Register now for August SKIES classes! Classes are held in the School Age Services, Bldg. 4391 unless otherwise noted. For registration information, call 361-7713 or 361-3218.

DANCE Classes are 4 weeks and range from 30 – 60 min, Mon-Sat. Please call 361-3218 or 361-7713 to see what times will work for your Family. Classes are held at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Building 1044 and School Age Services, Building 4391.

Ballet - Ages 3-18, Cost is $40 Creative Dance - Ages 6-18, Cost is $40 Jazz – Ages 3-12, Cost is $40 New Media: Film (Beginning August 3) Ages 13-18: Wednesdays, 1500-1700, $45. Classes held at the Youth Center, Bldg. 4109.

Infant and Parent Sign Language* (4 weeks) Ages 1 month-3yrs: Thursdays, 1430-1515, $40 (Includes take home kit)

CDC Toddler Music (4 weeks) Ages 2-4: Thursdays, 1045-1115, $30

SKIES Exploration (4 weeks) Ages 2-4: Tuesdays, 1400-1445, $45 Enjoy a variety of art, dance, cooking, yoga, music, activities & crafts.

ARMY FAMILY COVENANT: Keeping the Promise


SAS SUMMER ACTIVITIES

JULY 4-8/JULY 11-15 Join School Age Services for visits to: > local nurseries > Chena Lake > Petco > Calypso Farm SAS youth will also go on hiking trips. Please call to sign up. For more information, call 361-7394.

JULY 18-22/JULY 25-29 Join School Age Services for: > swimming > fishing > rafting > boating SAS youth will also go on hiking trips. Activities will take place July 18-22/25-29. Please call to sign up. For more information, call 361-7394.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS... FRIDAY JULY 8:

5 to 9 p.m. DoD CARDHOLDERS ONLY!

SATURDAY JULY 9: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

*Due to safety regulations, children are not allowed in the warehouse.

Bldg. 3020

(Warehouse across from Private Sale Lot) Parking at Private Sale Lot For more information, call 361-7258.

Want to set up a Private Organization on post?

In order to be recognized as a Fort Wainwright Private Organization you must establish and submit the required Private Organization packet. For information and packet processing, please contact the Family and MWR Private Organization Advisor at 353-7740.

Family and MWR Private Organization Advisor Bldg. 1045, 2nd Floor, Aurora Suite Fort Wainwright, AK 99703 (907) 353-7740

What are Family and MWR UNIT FUNDS?

Family and MWR locally funds dividends to Units for the collective benefit of all unit members for off-duty morale, welfare and recreational purposes; all unit members must have the opportunity to participate in the activity supported with unit funds dividends. The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation, through the NAF Support Management Division, maintains all Unit Funds. Please call the Unit Funds Advisor for more information and instructions on establishing and maintaining Unit Funds (907) 353-7765. Family and MWR UNIT FUNDS Family and MWR Unit Funds Advisor Bldg. 1045, 2nd Floor, Aurora Suite Fort Wainwright, AK 99703 (907) 353-7765


Child, Youth & School Services 2011 Sports and Fitness Calendar Register for Sports at CYSS Parent Central Services, BLDG 4391, Neely Rd. You will need a full CYSS registration on file and a sports physical that is current through the entire sports season. For a full CYSS Registration, please bring: current shot record, DoD ID card, 3 emergency contacts, and a current sports physical. For more information call 361-7482. SPORT

REG. DATES

AGE

COST

PARENTS MTG.

Soccer

ends 7/8

5-18

$45

7/13

Dev. Soccer

ends 7/8

3-4

$20

6 weeks of instruction

Flag Football

ends 7/8

5-15

$45

7/12

7/18

8/6-9

Cheerleading

ends 7/8

5-18

$45

7/12

7/18

8/6-9

CAMPS

PRACTICE BEGINS

GAMES BEGIN

7/18 8/6-9

REG. DATES

AGE

COST

DATES

TIMES

Golf Camp

ends 7/29

5-8

$20

8/1-5

9-10:30 a.m.

ends 7/29

9-12

$20

8/1-5

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ends 7/29

13+

$20

8/1-5

1 to 2:30 p.m.

Basketball Camp

ends 8/5

5-15

$20

8/8-11

1 to 3 p.m.

CYSS Sports and Fitness hosts a RECREATIONAL LEAGUE that is inclusive of ALL youth who want to learn the fundamentals of a sport and have fun. Parents with greater sports ambitions for their youth may want to look in the Fairbanks community for competitive leagues. A current physical must be on file before registering. Physicals current within one year of the beginning of the activity/session will be accepted. All registrations are done at Parent Central Services, 4391 Neely Rd. inside the School Age Services building.

CYSS is a great place to begin a career. We currently have job openings for : Caregiving Staff**, Cooks, and Administration **Pay ranges $11.17-19.19PH + 10% COLA for Caregiving Staff.

Available for ages 18+ with High school Diploma or GED Apply today cpol.army.mil or visit the CPAC NAF Office in Building 1049


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Bear Viewing Scuba Diving Glacier Hikes Flight Seeing


Have questions about the upcoming school year? Representatives from the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Superintendent’s Office will be in attendance to provide you answers.

August 4, 6 p.m. Youth Center

For more information, contact your local School Liaison Officers. For grades K-6th, call 361-9897. For grades 7th-12th, call 361-9377. *Food & drinks may not be brought into the Youth Center.

SUMMER

FAME

Family Activity and Motivational Exercise

$33

CYSS child care during your workouts.*

CHILD CARE:

Child, Youth & School Services provides limited child care on site for FAME programs. Cost: $33 per month per child per session When: T, W, Th 9 to 10:30 a.m., or 10:30 to 12 p.m. *Please note that a minimum number of 5 children must be registered by August 1 in order to offer the session.

Children must be pre-registered at Parent Central Services, 4391 Neely Rd., room 18. Pre-registration begins the 20th of the month for the next month’s sessions. AFC Benefits for families of Deployed Soldiers, Wounded Warriors, or Fallen Soldiers may be used to pay for this care. For more information on child care, please call 361-7713. FAME Exercise and Child Care programs are closed for federal and training holidays.

* FITNESS SESSIONS:

The Family and MWR Sports and Fitness Program offers two sessions of classes: T, W, Th: 9:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sessions are held at Melaven Gym at no cost. For more information on class schedules call 353-1999.

ARMY FAMILY COVENANT: Keeping the Promise

ARMY FAMILY COVENANT: Keeping the Promise


Family and MWR Facility Hours: July 2011 ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE (ACS) Bldg. 3451, p 353-4227 M-F 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sat-Sun Closed ARTS AND CRAFTS CENTER Bldg. 3727, p 353-7520 M-W Closed Th-Fri 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sat -Sun 10 am. to 4 p.m. AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS CENTER Bldg. 3730, p 353-7436 M 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. T-W Closed Th-F 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sat 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sun 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. BIRCH HILL SKI & SNOWBOARD AREA Bldg. 1172, p 353-1998 Weather Information Line: p 353-7053 * Closed for the Season. Call to rent the Birch Hill Lodge. CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE AND SNACK BAR Bldg. 2092, p 353-6223 M – Th 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. F – Sun 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER I (CDC I) Bldg. 4024, p 361-4190 M-F 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Sat-Sun Closed CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER II (CDC II) Bldg. 4176, p 361-9056 HOURLY CARE: M-F 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat-Sun Closed FULL DAY CARE: M-F 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat-Sun Closed CYSS PARENT CENTRAL SERVICES Bldg. 4391, p 361-7713/7359 M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat-Sun Closed FISCHER SKEET RANGE Bldg. 1172 (next to Birch Hill), p 353-7869 F 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sat-Sun 12 to 5 p.m.

LAST FRONTIER COMMUNITY ACTIVITY CENTER (LFCAC) Bldg. 1044, p 353-7755 LFCAC: M-Th 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. F 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat - Sun Closed LASER TAG: W-F: 3 to 8 p.m. Sat - Tues Closed THE DONUT SHOPPE: M-F 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat-Sun Closed RENOVATION CLOSURE SCHEDULE The LFCAC Ballroom will be under construction June 6 - July 31. Thank you for your understanding during our construction remodel. LIBRARY Bldg. 3700, p 353-2642 M 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. T-Th 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. F-Sat 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun Closed MELAVEN PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER Bldg. 3452, p 353-1994 M Closed T-F 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sat 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sun Closed MELAVEN INDOOR POOL Bldg. 3452, p 353-1995 M Closed T-F 6:15 a.m. to 8 a.m., 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.* 11:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., 4 to 7:30 p.m. Sat 11:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. | Sun Closed (*swim lessons/Lap swimming only) NAF CIVILIAN PERSONNEL Bldg. 1049, p 353-6356 M-F 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. Sat-Sun Closed

CPOL PROCESS: EFFECTIVE JULY 1

Staffing - for advertising vacant positions, acc During this period of transition, each job annou fied recruitment tool. To maximize the capabili available at http://acpol.army.mil. Please book the Army Resumix system. For more informatio


NORTHERN LIGHTS INN/ARMY LODGING Bldg. 3402, p 353-3800 Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

SEWARD MILITARY RESORT p 907-224-5559/2659 or 800-770-1858 Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER Bldg. 3702, p 353-2654 NUGGET LANES: M-Th 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. F-Sa 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sun 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. GOLDRUSH LOUNGE M-Th 5 to 10 p.m. F-Sa 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sun 4 to 9 p.m. MOTHERLODE CAFE M-W 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 5 to 9 p.m. F 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 5 to 10 p.m. Sa-Sun 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

SCHOOL AGE SERVICES (SAS) Bldg. 4391, p 361-7394 M-F 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat-Sun Closed

OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER (ORC) Bldg. 4050, p 361-6349 M 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. T-W Closed Thurs - Sun 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

WARRIOR ZONE Bldg. 3205, p 353-1087 Closed starting July 5.

School Liaison Officers Bldg. 4391, p 361-9377/9897 M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat- Sun Closed UNIT FUNDS Bldg. 1045 (Murphy Hall), p 353-7765 M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat- Sun Closed

PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER (PFC) Bldg. 3709, p 353-7223 M-F 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sun 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

YOUTH CENTER Bldg. 4109,p 361-5437 M-Th (grades 6-12): 1 to 7 p.m. Fri (grades 6-8): 1 to 9 p.m. (grades 9-12): 1 to 10 p.m. Sat (grades 6-8): 1 to 8 p.m. (grades 9-12): 1 to 9 p.m. Sun Closed

PFC ICE RINK Bldg. 3709, p 353-7223 * Closed for the summer season, see you in September

YOUTH SPORTS Bldg. 4109, p 361-7482 M-F 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sat-Sun Closed

For programs call 361-4089 or 361-2652.

PRIVATE ORGANIZATION ADVISOR Bldg. 1045 (Murphy Hall) .............353-7740 M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat-Sun Closed

1, 2011: Fort Wainwright will transition from one automated recruitment tool - Resumix - to

- USA cepting applications from job seekers, and evaluating the job seeker’s eligibility and qualifications. uncement will have instructions to guide job seekers through the application process for the speciities of USA Staffing all announcements will migrate to Army Civilian Service and will no longer be kmark the url: armycivilianservice.com and remember to save your resume in USAJobs as well as on, call 353-6356 or 353-9217.


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Fort Wainwright Bear Necessities July 2011  

Family and MWR events and activities happening at Fort Wainwright, Alaska in the month of July.

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