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ACS News and Information

12 JUN 2014

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ACS Congratulates our Community Youth Volunteer of the Quarter, Ms. Julia Turro Ms. Julia Turro was selected as Youth Volunteer of the Quarter for the 4th Volunteer Quarter, January-March 2014. She was surprised by her peers, Volunteer Supervisors, her parents and community members at the CYS Services Youth Center on the 16th of May. Julia was nominated for this prestigious recognition for her outstanding dedication as a volunteer for CYS Services. As a vital member of the CYS Services Youth Center, Ms. Turro assisted with decorating, cooking, serving food and beverages, and the clean-up effort for Youth Center dances. She also played an integral part of the annual Army Youth Program Rating Scale (YPERS) by spending hours completing the required questionnaire. Ms. Turro demonstrated selfless service through her hard work at Youth Center events and set a good example for all youth within the USAG Bavaria, Garmisch Community to emulate. Her gracious contribution of time, service and talent, helps to ensure continued excellence within the CYS Services Youth Program. On behalf of a grateful community, we thank her for her efforts! Every quarter, ACS recognizes a community adult and youth volunteer who have gone above and beyond the call of volunteerism. Thank you to ALL of our community volunteers who work tirelessly to help improve our programs and our Garmisch quality of life. Contact the Community Volunteer Coordinator, Meghan McAndrew, for more information on how you can nominate a special volunteer, DSN 440-3777 or CIV 08821-750-3777.

AFAP IS BACK!!! Do you have a quality of life issue that may affect individuals throughout our military? Submit it as an AFAP issue! Local issues will be solicited until 24 October for this year's local Army Family Action Plan Conference, 12-13 November 2014. Please submit your issue online at https:// .

Are you interested in a monthly dinner out? Join ACS for GAP Dining Out! A program to help you get acquainted or keep you acquainted with your community and fellow community members. Regardless of where you work or if you work or how long you have been here, join us for a monthly dinner outing. We will explore and dine in different restaurants in the Garmisch-PartenkirchenGrainau area. This is a pay as you go event; nothing official, just fun socializing and getting to know your neighbors, colleagues, and the local community. The dining out will be the 3rd Thursday of every month at 1830. Our June outing will be on the 19h at the SchmĂślzer Wirt on Griesener StraĂ&#x;e 17 in Grainau. To ensure reservations, it is necessary to RSVP no-later-than Wednesday, 18 June. For more information and to RSVP, please call Patty Pearce at DSN 440-3526/3777 or email to:

Check out these community volunteer opportunities. Army Community Service is looking for Army Family Team Building Instructors, childcare will be provided for training and teaching purposes. Please contact Ms. Meghan McAndrew, DSN 4403376/3777 or CIV 08821-750-3376/3777. Army Community Service is looking for Emergency Placement families. Please contact Aimee Edwards-Hunter for more information and qualifications, DSN 440-3483/3777 or CIV 08821-7503483/3777. The Chapel is looking for watch care volunteers during the week and on weekends. Please contact Chaplain Tripp for more information, DSN 4402540 or CIV 08821-750-2540. As a spouse, have you ever helped to sponsor an incoming spouse or new family? Did you know that you can now apply as an official volunteer under the Spouse Sponsor volunteer job description in VMIS and earn community volunteer hours for your efforts? Contact Ms. Patty Pearce at DSN 440-3526/3777 or CIV 08821-750-3526/3777. Family&MWR Outdoor Recreation is looking for volunteers to assist with the Annual Fat Tire Mountain Bike Race, 6 September. Please contact Drew Benson for more information DSN 440-2638 or CIV 08821-750-2638. The Relocation Program is also looking for a volunteer to assist with updating and refreshing the Merchants Guide. This will require some knowledge of the area, a bit of the German language, and basic computer skills. Please contact Patty Pearce at DSN 440-3526/3777 or CIV 08821-7503526/3777. Check out more volunteer opportunities by registering with

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