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Welcome to the Community Resource Information

United States Army Garrison Bamberg


Welcome to the Community Resource Information

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ASAP American Red Cross Commissary DPW Exchange Chapel CYSS DFMWR

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ED Center Health Clinic Dental High School Elementary School SLO ACS BSCC


Army Substance Abuse Program United States Army Garrison Bamberg

Main Office (Assessments, Appointments, Register for Classes/Groups)

Liz Bechtel, Administrative Support Assistant DSN 469-1710

Prevention (Briefings, Trainings, Classes, Stand-down Days, Event Support)

Hannah Klein, Prevention Coordinator/EAP Coordinator DSN 469-7588


Army Substance Abuse Program What we offer: •

Assessments

Individual Counseling

Group Therapy

Prime for Life (ADAPT) classes – call or email to register

Troop Briefings – All Soldiers are required to have 4 hours annually

FRG Briefings – Families can get help, too!

Civilian Briefings – Government Employees are required to have 2 hours annually

Pre-deployment Briefings – required

Reintegration Briefings – required

Drug Testing

Unit Prevention Leader (UPL) Training

Event support (Prevention Booths, Outreach, Resources, Freebies, Giveaways, etc.)


American Red Cross

United States Army Garrison Bamberg


New Volunteer Orientations Aug 8th and 22nd (10am – 12pm)

CPR / AED / First Aid Training

LAST CLASSES Aug and Sept 13th(9am – 11am ACS Bldg) *CPR / FA / AED will be offered in Ansbach, Vilseck, Grafenwöhr, etc.* 9th

End of Summer Field Day

Aug 16th(4pm – 7pm) Somerall Field

Aug

26th

Women’s Equality Day

(Date is tentative) (12am – 1pm) Warner Conference Center Tea and Coffee with remarks – FREE


Commissary

United States Army Garrison Bamberg


DPW Update

USAG Bamberg Directorate of Public Works


On Post Housing Area Bulk Pick Up Schedule •5 August •3 September (Tuesday) •7 October •4 November •TBD Fall Cleanup

Questions? Please call DSN: 469 - 7743


DPW Environmental Mgt Division

Household Hazardous Waste Cleaners, Paint, Insecticides, Pesticides, Thinners, Batteries, Sprays … do not go into the normal trash!!!  Recycling Center

Medicine leftovers (small quantities)  Normal Trash allowed, or Recycling Center Larger quantities  ask the Clinic for a return program Questions? Call EMD 469-7948


DPW Environmental Mgt Division

Recycling Info Milk and Juice cartons (Tetrapak):

ďƒ PLASTIC

because of the lamination layers inside !!!

Shredding of paper, CDs, DVDs:

Make an appointment at 469-7598, or 469-8849 Questions? Call EMD 469-7598


Exchange

USAG Bamberg Exchange Service


Main Exchange, Military Clothing PXtra, Power Zone,

Mon Tues – Sun

Closed 10:00 - 18:00

Express, Gas Station

Mon – Sun

06:00 - 22:00

Barber Shop, Mobile Center New Car Sales, Stylique Salon

Sun - Mon Tues - Fri Sat

Closed 10:00 - 18:00 10:00 - 16:00

Day Spa

Sun - Tues Wed - Fri Sat

Closed 10:00 - 18:00 10:00 - 16:00

TKS

Tues – Fri Sat - Mon

10:00 – 18:00 Closed

Enterprise Car Rental

Mon – Fri Sat Sun

09:00 – 18:00 09:00 – 14:00 Closed

Car Care Center

Mon – Fri Sat Sun

09:30 -17:30 10:00 -14:00 Closed

Popeyes

Mon - Fri Sat - Sun

11:00 - 19:00 11:00 - 18:30

Burger King

Mon - Fri Sat - Sun

07:00 - 18:30 09:00 - 18:00

Subway

Mon - Fri Sat - Sun

10:00 - 20:00 11:00 - 19:00

Mon Tues – Sun

Closed 11:00 - 18:00

Food Court


Bamberg Express/Gas Station Hour of Operation Mon – Sun 06:00 – 22:00


Chapel

USAG Bamberg Chapel


Weekly Events Catholic Mass is generally offered each week day at 1200 call Chapel to verify 469-1570 Wednesdays: 0900-1200 PWOC (Summer break) 1130-1300 Men’s Bible Study Thursdays: 1200-1400 Military Council of Catholic Women (MCCW) (Summer break) 1800-2000 Gospel Bible Study

Sunday

0900 1100 1300

Catholic Mass Collective Protestant Gospel (Ending in July)


CYSS

USAG Bamberg Child, Youth, and School Services


Child Youth & School Services Calendar of Events

Date

Event

Ages Groups

NOW

UNI Interns Arrived

CDC, SAC, JFK

June 24August 23

Slots still available for SAC and Kinder Summer Camps

Kinder-5th grade

For more information (or to register), please contact Parent Central Services at 469-8669 // 0951-3008660

Time


DFMWR Update

USAG Bamberg Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation


FMWR Highlights

 3 Aug13: ODR Sponsored White Water Kayak trip, $35 0800-1800, 469-9376

 7 Aug 13: Pie Eating Contest, CAC Cool Beans Café, 14 – 1500, 469-8837  7 Aug 13: ODR Sponsored MTB Mountain Bike Ride, $15 incl bike/gear 1730-1930, 469-9376  7 Aug 13: MITCH FATEL Op Stupid Funny Comedy Tour, Stable Theater, 1900, FREE (Adult)  8 Aug 13: ODR Sponsored Tour Under Bamberg, 1700 – 1930 $25/pp, 469-9376

 8 Aug 13: Kid Craft Activity, CAC 1600 – 1800  10 Aug 13: Flea Market, CAC, 1000-1300, 469-8837, FREE!  10 Aug 13: Golf: Family Day Tournament, 0900 $35/40  14 Aug 13: Soup and Salad 11 – 1 $5 469-8647, FREE!

 15 Aug 13: ODR Sponsored Evening Rock Climb, 1730 – 20:30 $15 469-9376  17 Aug 13: ODR Sponsored Prague City Tour, 05:00 – 2300 $65 469-9376  20 Aug 13: Turntables and Taco Tuesday 1100 – 1300 w DJ’s by BOSS $6, 469-8837  24 Aug 13: Golf Handicap Tournament, (1-12, 12-22, 23-36) , 469-8953

 28, 29 Aug 13: AUDITIONS – Bamberg One Act Plays fest, Ages 7 -99 6:30pm 469-8647  30 Aug – 2 Sep: ODR Sponsored Karwendl, Austrian Alps Hutte Hike $200, 0600, 469-9376  31 Aug – 1 Sep: Golf: German Club Meistershaft. 469-8953


FMWR Highlights

 5 Sep 13: Operation Rising Star Registration Deadline, 1700 Stable Theater 469-8647  6 Sep 13: Operation Rising Star Opening Round, 1900 Stable Theater 469-8647  7 Sep 13: ODR Sponsored Trip to Salzburg, $65/$55/$45 0600 – 2200 469-9376  14 Sep 13: ODR Sponsored Little Swiss Kike, $25 469-9376  14 Sep 13: Golf: American Cup Championship, 469-8359  21 Sep 13: ODR Trip to Munich Oktoberfest, 0700 – 2330 $40 469-9376  25 Sep 13: ODR Evening MTB Mountain Bike Ride, $15 incl bike/gear 1730-1930, 469-9376  28 Sep 13: Oktoberfest Beer and Brats Fest with Op Rising Star, CAC (WCC), 469-8837


USAG Bamberg Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare, Recreation

Comedy Show featuring

MITCH FATEL Wed. Aug 7, 7:00pm

at The Stable Theater FREE ADMISSION Adult rated themesplease use discretion

www.bamberg.army.mil/mwr


USAG Bamberg Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare, Recreation

CALL FOR AUDITIONS FOR

Bamberg Stable Theater’s

2013 One Act Plays Festival!!

Wed. and/or Thu. Aug 28, 29 at 6:30pm at The Stable Theater COME ONE OR BOTH NIGHTS!

FOR ADULTS AND KIDS AGES 7 & UP NO EXPERIENCE or PREP REQUIRED www.bamberg.army.mil/mwr

Just dress comfortably to move, bring energy and a smile!


USAG Bamberg Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare, Recreation

Army-wide Talent Competition

OPERATION RISING STAR is BACK! 2013

Register by Sept 5! Round 1: Sept 6 Sign up at CAC or Stable Theater or online at www.oprisingstar.com

1st Place in Bamberg wins cash, and a chance for a trip to CONUS to all-Army ORS Finals! www.bamberg.army.mil/mwr


USAG Bamberg Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare, Recreation

at Oktoberfest celebration by the CAC Sat. Sept. 21, 4pm

SPIRIT AWARD - $300 prize! Goes to the most enthusiastic FRG or Unit supporting a contestant over all rounds.


USAG Bamberg Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare, Recreation

Stable Theater Fall Musical Production CALL FOR

AUDITIONS Wed/Thu Sept 18, 19 6:30pm Ages 7 thru adultNO PREPARATION REQUIRED

Shows (TBA) to run mid-November

www.bamberg.army.mil/mwr


Ed Center

USAG Bamberg Child, Youth, and School Services


University of Maryland Europe

Central Texas College Europe

Registration dates: Now -19 August 2013 Fall 1 Session: 19 August- 10 October

Registration starts: 23 July 2013 Term 6: 01Aug – 23 Oct

Available Academic Testing: SAT/ACT, DSST, PRAXIS, College Proctoring, GED Practice tests Army Testing: AFCT/GT Predictor, DLPT, OPI, DLAB,SIFT, BMST, TABE oFEDERAL STUDENT AID Most active duty service members are eligible to apply for Federal Pell Grants, which are need-based financial awards that do not have to be repaid. How to apply for this spring and summer semester: Complete the *2012-2013* FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov * Ask your selected school for their FASFA code.

POST 9/11 UPDATE!!!

SMs are being warned that if they qualify for a 0, 1, 2, or 3 year ADSO for transferring Post 911 GI Bill Benefits, the request must be submitted before 1 Aug 13. Any TEB request submitted on or after 1 Aug 2013 will require a 4-year ADSO from the TEB request date.

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STUDENT LOANS o Sallie Mae o USAA

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SCHOLARSHIPS o FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid Scholarships, go to www.finaid.org/scholarships o FASTWEB Free Scholarship Search, go to www.fastweb.com "In preparation for the impending base closure the Bamberg Education Center will begin reducing testing hours immediately and will cease all testing services on 31 July 2013. After that date customers will be directed to the Schweinfurt, Ansbach, or Viseck Ed Centers. Contact information for those facilities is available at the Bamberg AEC or online at www.goarmyed.com. College students are encouraged to discuss more convenient options with their schools, such as authorizing other members of USAG Bamberg community."


Health Clinic

USAG Bamberg Health Clinic


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Clinic Hours Effective 15 AUGUST 2013 Thursdays Open: 0730- 1630 Fridays Closed:12:00-16:30 for staff Education and Training Immunization Clinic will operate by appointment ONLY Pharmacy opens at 0800-1600 (Mon-Fri)


Dental Clinic

USAG Bamberg Health Clinic


• Routine Family Member care has been suspended until dental readiness for Active Duty is sustained above 95%


Middle- High School


You are invited to a summer filled with learning experiences that will help your brain blossom! As we head into summer, children and adults alike may have images of sleeping until noon, riding roller coasters, splashing in the pool, or building sandcastles on sunny, sandy beaches. After ten months of growth in the classroom inspired by awesome teachers, kids do need a break. However, with a little effort the academic “summer slide� can be minimized. Students can have fun continuing to learn during the summer and keep their minds razor-sharp, preparing them for a successful transition to the next grade level and beyond. The purpose of this website is to present a resource where both parents and students may turn to experience fresh, exciting ideas in education. Some website links are suitable for older students to explore on their own. Parents of younger children will probably want to spend some time exploring the links with their children, guiding them to areas to promote growth and learning. Throughout the website, students of all ages, abilities, and interests will be inspired and motivated to learn for the fun of it! http://summer.eportalnow.net


Elementary School

USAG Bamberg Elementary School


MARK YOUR CALENDAR! THU, AUG 22

Class Lists Are Posted on Front Doors of BES – 1700 (5:00 PM)

FRI, AUG 23

School Orientation for New Families & Students 1000 – 1045 - BES Multi Purpose Room Kindergarten Meet and Greet – 1400- 1500 (2:00 – 3:00 PM)

MON, AUG 26

First Day of School for Grades 1st – 6th EARLY DISMISSAL 11:15 AM LEMONADE ON THE LAWN - 12:30 BACK TO SCHOOL (OPEN HOUSE) ACTIVITIES - 1300 – 1500 & 1700 - 1730

FRI, AUG 30

FURLOUGH DAY – No School

MON, SEP 2

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY Federal Holiday - No School

TUE, SEP 3

First Day of Staggered Start for Kindergarten & PSCD


 ALL DoDEA schools will start on time and as scheduled for School Year 2013-2014.  DoDEA will implement the furlough in a manner that minimizes impact on students’ education; provides a full year of academic credit; and maintains school accreditation.  Schools will be closed on furlough days.

 DoDEA will not be doubling up on classrooms. FURLOUGH DATES FOR ALL DODDS –E SCHOOLS 30

AUG

FRI

2013

FURLOUGH DAY – No School

09 16 23 30

SEP SEP SEP SEP

MON MON MON MON

2013 2013 2013 2013

FURLOUGH DAY – No School FURLOUGH DAY – No School FURLOUGH DAY – No School FURLOUGH DAY – No School


IMPORTANT REMINDERS REGISTRATION FOR 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR It is not too late to register your child(ren) for the next school year. Please stop by the school and pick up a registration packet from the registration office anytime between 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. If you would have questions about registration, please send send an email at BambergES.registrar@eu.dodea.edu or call the school at 469-7616/8615 or 0951-300-7616. The school will remain open during June – August from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM each day. Also be sure to visit The Army Community Center to complete paperwork for the Free and Reduced Lunch Program. You must apply in August, even if you qualified for the program last school year. Applications are needed each for August for the upcoming school year.

PCSING Families with Students at BES The end of the year is the busiest time for us in regards to PCSing families. Please notify the school formally of your student's withdrawal from BES. Please bring a forwarding address and copies of orders. It is imperative that we receive at least 2 weeks' notice and proper paper work is processed with our registrar (in person) in order for us to prepare records and be able to facilitate the withdrawal process. Please feel free to contact the school regarding this matter.

BUS OFFICE RELOCATION The school bus office has moved. It is now located in Bamberg Elementary School. For more information regarding bus transportation, please contact Mr. Russ Lovmo at 0162-272-6462.


School Liaison Officer

USAG Bamberg School Liaison Officer


School Year 2013-2014 Free & Reduced School Meals Applications may be submitted beginning 1 August 2013. For a “FREE and REDUCED School Meal” application, please visit CYS Services, Parent Central Services All applications will be accompanied by proof of income, i.e., LES, pay stub, etc. (received during the month before the application is submitted) Parents may make payments at the PX Cashier Cage Students may pre-pay for meals by bringing payment to the school cafeteria All students can pay cash for their meals although this is highly discouraged Remember to re-apply! There is only a 30 day grace period for previous year recipients. Full lunch price will be charged following the 30 day grace period. http://www.shopmyexchange.com/Community/Schoollunch


Bamberg Spouses and Civilians’ Club (BSCC)

USAG Bamberg Spouses and Civilians’ Club


Bamberg Spouses and Civilians’ Club (BSCC) Community Information • BSCC is no longer accepting welfare requests. • There will be no changes to the Thrift Store hours of operation at this time. Donations and consignments still accepted. Hours of Operations: Member Information • Registration for 2013-2014 will be held in September 2013. All members, new and returning, must sign up. More info to come. • Bingo, trips and community activities will continue on a monthly basis until May 2014. A full calendar of events will be available in August 2013. Volunteers and suggestions are always welcome! POC is BSCC president Bana Miller (bsccpresident@gmail.com)


Army Community Service

United States Army Garrison Bamberg


NEW PARENT SUPPORT New Parent Support will host a “Breastfeeding” 101 class Location: FAP Building 7487 Date: Wednesday August 21, 2013 Time: 1300 – 1400


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ACS in August Date

Event

Time

Every Mon & Tue in Aug

English as a Second Language

09:00-14:00 FAP BLDG

Aug 19th & 20th

BEGIN Class for Newcomers

09:30-15:30 ACS BLDG

Aug 22nd

Résumé 101

11:00-12:00 ACS BLDG

Aug 28th

PCS Workshop

13:00-16:00 ACS BLDG

Register at 0951-300-7777/469-7777 e-mail: jeffrey.p.card.civ@mail.mil mark.e.haire.civ@mail.mil

Community Resource Forum: August 2013  

These slides are a compilation of local community resources available at USAG Bamberg in the Month of August.

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