March 6, 2014
Shuttle Bus Delays Due to road construction on the SS7, traffic has been significantly delayed in both directions beginning in the late afternoon hours. Please be aware that the shuttle bus service may be delayed 30-45 minutes each afternoon until construction is complete. Festa Americana Lodging Reservations for Fourth of July Weekend at Carney Park Reserve now for the holiday weekend in MWRâ€™s cabins, yurts, loft and tent sites. Twonight minimum is required. Festa Americana will be held on July 5 and features live entertainment, fireworks, and much more. Look for upcoming event details. To make lodging reservations, contact the NOR Center at 081-526-1579. New Zip+4 Bank Database Updates If a company or bank will not let you update to your new ZIP + 4, please provide the name to any post office. DOD is working in conjunction with the USPS to reach out to these companies to have them update their databases. Please contact the post office with any questions. Eggstravaganza Volunteers Needed This annual Carney Park event is the highlight of MWRâ€™s spring calendar. Volunteers are needed for the kiddie rides and activities, candy distribution, crowd control, crafts, and a Bunny Assistant. Transportation will be available from Support Site to Carney Park for all volunteers. The event will be April 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call DSN 629-4722 or 081-811-4722. March 7: National Prayer Breakfast The Religious Ministry Team's National Prayer Breakfast with Guest Speaker Admiral Bruce Clingan will be held March 7 at 6:30 a.m. in the Bella Napoli Conference Center. The attire will be uniform of the Day with an American Style buffet. The event is free; tickets are available at the Chaplain's Office or by calling DSN 626-3539 (Capo) or 6294600 (Support Site). March 7: Naples High School Town Hall Meeting at Capo Naples Middle/High School principal Duane Werner will provide an informational presentation about the school and answer questions from the audience on Friday, March 7. Parents of middle and high school students are invited to attend. The meeting will be held at the Capodichino theater from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For additional information, please contact the School Advisory Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or Melissa Hensy at DSN 626-7724.
March 8: Take Care Tea The NOSC will host a “Take Care Tea” in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month from 2-4 p.m., March 8, at the Support Site Fellowship Hall. Known as La Feste Delle Donne in Italy, we will explore the aspects of empowering women to continue to take care of themselves, their family and friends, and their communities. Children are welcome and admission is free. For more information and to register, please visit www.noscitaly.com. For additional information, contact Rachel Cornette at email@example.com. March 8: Shamrock Shuffle Fun Run and 5K Wear green for the annual Shamrock Shuffle on Saturday, March 8. Registration is at 8 a.m. in front of the Support Site Fitness Forum. The 1-mile Fun Run is at 9 a.m. and the 5K race is at 9:30 a.m. The Fun Run is free; the 5K has a $5 entry fee. Awards will be given for 1st and 2nd place winners in the 5K male and female categories. Commemorative t-shirts are available for purchase for $5. For more information, call IM sports DSN 629-6528/6529, 081-811-2568/6529, or cell 331-197-4132/ 331-197-4126. March 8: Paintball at Carney Park Open paintball, $10/person ages 15 and up. Group paintball, $50 for up to 6 people, ages 10 and up. Fees cover all safety equipment and paintball marker. Paintballs are sold separately at the field. For more information, call the NOR Center at Carney Park 081526-1579, or at Support site DSN 629-4947 or 081-811-4947. March 8: Seabee 72nd Birthday Ball The Naples Area Seabee Association presents an evening of tradition, celebration, dinner and dancing in Varcaturo on Saturday, March 8. Attire for military will be Dinner Dress Blues or civilian equivalent. The cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by the 7 p.m. ceremony and dinner. Ticket cost is in euros: E1-E3/UA7-UA5= 20; E4-E6/GS1GS7/UA4-UA2= 35; E7-O3/GS8-GS12/UA1+= 45; O4+/GS13+= 55. For tickets or more information, please contact YN1 Gordon at DSN 626-7733 or EN2 Blue at DSN 6261895. An individually numbered custom coin will be your ticket and souvenir. March 8-9: Battle of the Bases Soccer Tournament 2014 is the year of the World Cup. Celebrate this part of European culture as Naples Men’s Varsity Team hosts soccer teams from Stuttgart, Ramstein, Aviano and Sigonella. This free event is open to spectators at Carney Park. Games begin at 8 a.m. For more information, call DSN 629-6528/6529. March 11: Free Auto Skills Workshop A free workshop will be held at the Auto/Wood Skills Center on Support Site from 3:305:30 p.m. with instruction on how to check vital fluids, brakes, windshield wipers, tires, and more. Workshop is free; size is limited. For more information, call DSN 629-4971. March 14: Limited Post Office Closure All Post Offices will open for mail call only due to a command event March 14. The Customer Service Finance Counters will be closed.
Announced Closures/Limited Services Date Closed All Day / No Service Now – March 12
Early Closure / Limited Service
Strikers Snack Bar closed for maintenance (bowling alley and O’Rhys open with limited food services)
Scheduled Strikes in Italy March 7 - SEA and SEA HANDLING airport personnel in Milan Airports are scheduled to strike for 24 hours. March 7 - EasyJet flight attendants are scheduled to strike for 24 hours. March 14 - Trenitalia railway personnel and maintenance staff are scheduled to strike for 8 hours, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 19 - Local public transportation personnel are scheduled to strike for 24 hours with exceptions determined locally. March 23 - ENAV personnel are scheduled to strike from 1 to 5 p.m. April 7 - EasyJet flight attendants are scheduled to strike for 4 hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Schedule *All FFSC classes require registration. Please call DSN 629-6372 or 081-811-6372 to register. March 7: Legal Assistance, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., (appointments only), Support Site FFSC March 10 – 14: Transition GPS Workshop: Pre-Separation - Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC March 10: Easy Italian, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Capo Fellowship Hall (2 of 4 Sessions) March 11: Learn About Common Hand Gestures Seen in and Around Naples, 10 to 11 a.m. Support Site FFSC March 12: Resume Writing, 1 to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC March 12: Choices: Managing Your Mood, 2 to 4 p.m., Support Site (2 of 4 Sessions) March 13, Developing a Spending Plan, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Support Site FFSC March 13, Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC (2 of 7 Sessions) March 13, Ombudsman Assembly Meeting, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC March 17, Easy Italian, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Capo Fellowship Hall, (3 of 4 Sessions) March 18, Saving and Investing, 9:30 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m., Support Site FFSC March 18, Learn How to Make Homemade Limoncello, 10 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC March 19, Choices: Managing Your Mood, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site (3 of 4 Sessions) March 19, Employment Opportunities in Naples, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Support Site FFSC March 19, Relaxation Techniques for Labor and Delivery, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Support Site FFSC (1 of 2 Sessions) March 20, Italian Cooking Class, 10:20 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Meeting point is inside Support Site TLA Lobby) March 20, Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC (3 of 7 Sessions) March 20, Sponsorship Training, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC March 21, Legal Assistance, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., (appointments only), Support Site FFSC
Liberty Center Schedule *The Liberty Center, located at Capo, is available to all service members E-6 and below as well as single and unaccompanied service members. It is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and on Sundays from 1 to 9 p.m. Holiday hours are from noon to 6 p.m. Liberty Center Events (Note: All events take place in the Liberty Center unless otherwise stated.) March 8: Movie Night, 5-9 p.m. March 11: Video Game Night, 6-8 p.m. March 13: Three Point Shoot Out, 6-8 p.m. March 15: Movie Night, 5-9 p.m. March 18: Checkers Night, 6-8 p.m. March 20: Spades Night, 6-8 p.m. March 22: Movie Night, 5-9 p.m. March 25: Casino Night, 6-8 p.m. Day/Evening Trips with SINGLES (Sailors in Naples; Gathering, Living, Entertaining and Serving) March 9: Paintball at Carney Park, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (sign up at Liberty Center, transportation provided) March 29: A Day in Rome April 19: 80's Night with Bowling and Music
USO Schedule Daily Tours March 8- Women's Day at Cantina del Vesuvio March 9- Pompeii and Sorrento Extended Tours March 15-16 The Trulli of Alberobello April 6-12 Spring Break in Greece April 19-20 Easter in Florence and Pisa *For tour information, call the USO at DSN 626-5713 or 629-4903 or visit uso.it. ITT Schedule Day Trips March 7: Wine Tasting in Benevento March 8: Amalfi Coast with Lunch March 9: Pompeii Marina Gate & Cameo Factory March 10: Best Eats of Naples Walking Tour March 11: Beautiful Capri and Anacapri March 12: Best of Naples March 13: Roman Villas of Oplontis & Villa Regina Extended Trips April 6-13: Med Cruise 2014 *For more information on day or extended trips with ITT, visit www.mwritt.org or call DSN 626-4471 or 629-7906.
Additional MWR Updates •
Friday Karaoke Night at O’Rhys. Every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Free. Patrons must be 21 or over to be in the pub. Exceptions are military members and spouses of Active Duty Military ages 18+. For more information, call DSN 6296976 or 081-811-6976. Saturday Night Special at O’Rhys. Every Saturday, DJ Wendy Ross, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Themes change each week: Country, Rock, 80’s, R&B, and DJ Mix. Patrons must be 21 and over to be in the pub. Exceptions are members and spouses of Active Duty Military ages 18+. For more information, call DSN 629-6976/ comm. 081-811-6976. The Liberty Program is available to all service members E-6 and below as well as single and unaccompanied service members. Join SINGLES (Sailors in Naples; Gathering, Living, Entertaining and Serving), and take part in upcoming trips to the aquarium, downtown Naples, 80's night at the bowling center/Liberty center and much more, along with event planning. Contact President AG3 Alex Bahr or Vice President CTM1 Thomas Hess for more information. The Liberty Center is located at Capo in building 449 and the Rec Room is located at the Support Site Barracks (ground floor). New equipment at both facilities includes PlayStation 4s with new games, XBOX Ones with new games and 70" pool table, dart boards, and foosball table at Support Site. Italian Lessons are also available at the Rec Room, every Wednesday, from 7-8 p.m. Call DSN 626-4896 for more information.