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Baumholder Community Information Brief

March 30, 2011


Agenda Building a Better Tomorrow….Today

• April Awareness Campaigns

• Community Chaplain

• April Theme

• AAFES

• Volunteers of the Month

• Directorate of Human Resources

• Volunteer of the Quarter • Army Community Service

• Department of Emergency Services

• Family & MWR

• Health Clinic

 CYSS  Business Operations Division  Community Recreation Division

• Public Affairs Office

• Plans, Analysis & Integration Office

• Private Organizations  Baumholder Community Spouses Club (BCSC)  Red Cross  Baumholder Girl Scouts


April Awareness Campaigns Building a Better Tomorrow‌..Today


Sexual Assault Awareness Month Activities Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today Description

Activity

Event Date

Location

Proclamation Signing

5 April 1630

Garrison Headquarters

Teen Center class

TBD

Teen Center

Awareness Tables

4, 12, 18 April

CMR/PX/Clinic

Awareness Banners

1-30 April

Main gates on Smith and Wetzel

Free Movie “Open Window” Alcohol Bottle hangers

19 April

Yellow Ribbon Room

1 April

Door hangers

6 April

Baumholder Exchange, Shopette Housing Areas

Denim Day USA

28 April

Community-wide

In support of an overturned sexual assault case, wear jeans to dispel myths surrounding sexual assault

Self-Defense Class

21 April

Mountaineer

Build confidence through this informative aikido class

Tips on-line

1-30 April (bi-weekly)

FaceBook

Awareness and prevention tips posted on ACS FaceBook page

Victim Advocate Hotline, 0162-270-8390

Discuss safe dating

View this powerful movie about a woman who survives a sexual assault

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Child Abuse Awareness Month Activities Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today Activity

Event Date

Location

Art Contest K-12

1-15 April—Entries received 18 April—Entries judged 19-30 April—Entries Displayed

Various locations

Pinwheel Display

1-30 April

Proclamation Signing

7 April 1030

Garrison

Free Movie Night “Precious”

10 May 1830-2030

Yellow Ribbon Room

Daily Parenting Tips/Activity Calendar

1-30 April

FaceBook— Baumholder ACS

Blue Ribbon Tree

1-30 April

ACS, Clinic, and various other locations

Blue Ribbon Display

1-30 April

Various locations

Awareness Tables

4, 12, 18 April

CMR/PX/Clinic

Baumholder MS/HS Awareness Presentation

TBD

Baumholder MS/HS

Description

Display of pinwheels representing the total number of child abuse cases on Baumholder in FY10

Victim Advocate Hotline, 0162-270-8390

Free showing of the movie “Precious. “ This movie is rated R, no children under 17 please.

Blue Ribbons will be displayed throughout the installation as a reminder to all to help prevent child abuse.

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April Theme Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Month of…


March Community Volunteers of the Month Building a Better Tomorrow….Today

• Army Community Service – Rocio Brandau, Army Family Team Building – Byron Warner, Information & Referral – Emily Macias, Relocation Readiness


Community Volunteer of the Quarter Building a Better Tomorrow….Today

• American Red Cross – Heather Youngblood

Baumholder Red Cross, 485-1760


Unit Volunteers of the Month Building a Better Tomorrow….Today

• Mrs. Jennifer Cauthen

3-4 IN

• Mrs. Cortney Diddle

2-18 IN

• Mrs. Beverly Camp

4-70 AR

• Mrs. Lucy Thornton

1-84 FA

• Mrs. Paige Vlieger

40th EN

• Mrs. Jennifer Hector

24th BSB

170th IBCT FRSA, 485-7641


ACS Transformation Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Transforming to Better Meet Your Needs – Now a Directorate – Customers can expect to see ACS in more places – No wrong door for services

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


ACS Highlights Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Interviewing Techniques – Mon, Apr 4 & 18, 12 – 1 p.m., at ACS

• En Espanol: Culture College 101 – Thurs & Fri, Apr 7 – 8 , 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. & 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., at ACS

• Baumholder Fight Club – Mon, Apr 11, 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., at ACS

• Sponsorship Training – Thurs, Apr 14, 2 – 3 p.m., at ACS

• Personal Financial Readiness for First Term Soldiers – Mon, Apr 18, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at ACS

• AFTB Level III – Mon – Wed, Apr 25 – 27, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., at ACS

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Family Advocacy Program Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Information Booth – Apr 4 & 12, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., at CMR; Apr 18 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., at PX

• Coping with Deployment (ages 0 – 5) – Tue, Apr 5, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m., BLDG 8884, Wetzel

• Get a Handle on it – Wed, Apr 13, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., at PX

• FAP Movie Night: Open Window – Rated R – Tue, Apr 19, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at Yellow Ribbon Room

• Women’s Power Hour – Thurs, Apr 21, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., at Mountaineer

• Stress Management – Thurs, Apr 28, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., at ACS

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Exceptional Family Member Program Highlights Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Respite Care Provider Training – Wed, Apr 6, 2 – 3 p.m., at ACS

• Spectrum Families – Thurs, Apr 14, 12 – 1 p.m., at BLDG 8884, Wetzel

• Moms of Multiples (MOMS) – Tues, Apr 19, 10 – 11:30 a.m., at BLDG 8884, Wetzel

• Communication& Your Child with Autism: Realizing Potential – Thurs, Apr 21, 9:30 – 11 a.m., at ACS

• Autism Awareness class – Fri, Apr 22, 1 – 2:30 p.m., at ACS

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Exceptional Family Member Program

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Respite Care – – – – – –

Temporary rest period for Family Members caring for EFM’s Must be enrolled in EFMP Complete application Certified, professional providers caring for your EFM Receive up to 40 hours maximum monthly care FREE care for qualifying Families

• Special Needs Library – – – – –

Special needs library open to the entire community Includes books, DVDs, online resources & special need products Open to Soldiers, Family members & providers. Check out between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., weekdays at EFMP office in ACS FREE Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Survivor Outreach Services Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Provides dedicated & comprehensive support to Survivors of deceased Soldiers • Functions as long term support personnel for Survivors

• Facilitates support groups, life skills education, & connects Survivors with counseling resources • Works closely with Benefits Coordinators, Casualty Assistance Officers, & Army Long Term Family Case Management to ensure Survivors receive necessary services

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Family & MWR CYSS Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• April: Month of the Military Child – The Strength of Our Future – – – –

Parades Proclamation signing Egg hunt Kids fest

CYSS Parent Central Services, 485-7003


Family & MWR CYSS Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• WIZARD OF OZ – Kids Spring Fest – – – – –

Sat, Apr 2, 1 – 4 p.m., Hall of Champions Ages 2 -12 Prizes, games, arts & crafts, SKIES demonstrations Dress as you favorite character FREE

• Puppet Show – – – –

Sat, Apr 2, 12:30 p.m. & 1:15 p.m., Wagon Wheel Theatre All ages Performed by the Rheinland Pfalz Polzei FREE

Parent Central Services, 485-7003


Family & MWR CYSS Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Easter Egg Hunt – – – – – –

Sat, Apr 23, 12 -1:30 p.m., Location TBD – Dress for outside conditions Ages 2 – 12 yrs Begins promptly at 12 p.m. Easter Bunny will visit, bring your camera Hotdogs, chips & drinks FREE

Parent Central Services, 485-7003


Family & MWR CYSS Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Become a Family Child Care provider – Play an important role by providing quality in-home care

• Benefits – Stay at home with your own children – Earn extra money – Training & college credits, Child Development Associate Credential

CYSS FCC Director, 485-6588


Family & MWR SKIESUnlimited Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• SKIES CLASSES – – – – – – – – – –

Tae Kwon Do, Aikido Classical Ballet Keyboard, Piano, Guitar KinderMusik Village, Our Time / KinderMusik ABC & Me Red, White & Blue Gymnastics Babysitters Course Volleyball Swimming Belly Dancing Cheerleading

• May use AFC benefits for all 14 SKIES types of classes & register online at Webtrac Parent Central Services, 485-7003


Family & MWR CYSS Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• FREE FRG Childcare – – – – – – –

Apr 5 & Apr 6 May 3 & May 4 6 – 8 p.m. Wetzel CDC Must be enrolled in CYSS & registered 2 weeks in advance FREE with Family Readiness Support Assistant coupon that evening Register online or call Parent Central Services

https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/baumholdercyms.html

Parent Central Services, 485-7003


Family & MWR Parents Night Out Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Fri, Apr 8 & May 20, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. • Ages 6 wks – 12 yrs • 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. at Smith CDC, BLDG 8099 • Reserve/pay two weeks in advance at CYSS Parent Central Services, BLDG 8743 or Webtrac online • Cost: $16 – May use Army Family Covenant respite hours

• CYSS registration required

Parent Central Services, 485-7003


Family & MWR Saturday Child Care

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Sat, Apr 16 & May 14 • Ages 6 wks – 12 yrs • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Smith CDC, BLDG 8099 • Reserve/pay two weeks in advance at CYSS Parent Central Services, BLDG 8743 or Webtrac online

• Cost: $32 – May use respite hours/ or discount hours

• CYSS registration required

Parent Central Services, 485-7003


Family & MWR Middle School & Teen

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Educational Programs offered FREE of charge: •

Hired! Program Classes –

Apr 4: Following up on job leads

Apr 11: Exploring career opportunities

Apr 18: Choosing careers

Apr 25: Career barriers

Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Family & MWR Middle School & Teen

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Apr 1: Movie Night at Teen Center – 6 – 10 p.m. – FREE

Apr 5: Month of Military Child – Birthday Party – Cake decorating – 5 p.m. – FREE Ice cream & cake

Fill Easter Eggs for Post Egg Hunt – Apr 6, Apr 13 & Apr 20

Apr 9 – 15: Spring Camp – Theme Ecology

Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Family & MWR Middle School & Teen

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Special Events & Trips • Apr 8: Trip to Europa Park in Rust 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. $50, Youth need to bring extra Euros for snack & meals Sign – up by Apr 4 •

Apr 13: Trip to Euro Disney Land in Paris 5 a.m. – 11 p.m. $80, Youth need to bring extra Euros for snack & meals Sign – up by Apr 8

Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Family & MWR Middle School & Teen

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Apr 16: BBQ Teen Center – 6 – 8 p.m. – FREE

• Apr 16 – 17: Area Wide Wise Guys Lock – In Teen Center – 12 p.m. – 12 noon – Sign – up by Apr 9 – $25

• Apr 22: Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt – 8.30 p.m. – FREE

• Apr 29: Spring Dance Teen Center – 7 – 9.30 p.m. – FREE Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Family & MWR Smith School Liaison Office Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

No School – Teacher Work Day – Apr 8

• Spring Recess – No School – Apr 11 – Apr 15

PTO Spring Carnival – Apr 29, 4 – 7 p.m., school gym & parking lot

• Visiting Author – Kirby Larson – Apr 26, 8:15 a.m. •

Centralized Pre-Registration for School Year 2011-2012 – Now – Apr 1

• Contact School Registrar for more information, 06783-67589

CYSS School Liaison Officer, 485-6968


Family & MWR Wetzel School Liaison Office Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Early Release – 11:01 – Apr 7 – No lunch will be served

• No School – Teacher Work Day – Apr 8

Spring Recess Begins – No School – Apr 11 – 15

PTO Coffee & Crafts – Apr 20, 8:30 a.m., Parent Center

• Author Visit – Kirby Larson – Apr 29, 8:15 a.m.

Centralized Pre-Registration for School Year 2011-2012 – Now – Apr 11

• Contact School Registrar for More Information, 06783-66416 CYSS School Liaison Officer, 485-6968


Family & MWR Middle/High School Liaison Office Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Teacher Work Day – No School – Apr 8

Spring Recess Begins – No School – Apr 11 – Apr 15

• Band Performance – Apr 28, Playhouse •

Centralized Pre-Registration for School Year 2011-2012 – Now – Apr 1

• Contact School Registrar for More Information, 06783-67590

CYSS School Liaison Officer, 485-6968


Family & MWR Arts & Crafts Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• 2011 Spring Arts Festival – Art project submissions accepted entire month of April – Judging & award ceremony held in May – Kid & adult categories: Painting, drawing, fabrics, cake decorating, sculptures, jewelry, 3D Art, mixed media, & woodworking – Pick up entry form after Apr 1, or email artscenter@eur.army.mil to request electronic form

Arts & Crafts, 485-6687


Family & MWR Library Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Month of the Military Child Story Time – Wed, Apr 6, 3:30 p.m. – Hear readings – Create family gift

• National Library Week – Apr 10 – 16 – Take our Library Quiz – Prizes for every participant

• Child Abuse Prevention Month Lunch & Learn – Mon, Apr 18, 12 p.m. – Guest speaker – Bring bag lunch & learn child nurturing skills Library, 485-1740


Family & MWR Library Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Thursday Toddler Story Time – – – –

10:30 a.m. Pre-literacy for ages 2 – 3 Word & finger plays, songs & games told in stories Approximately one hour

• Tuesday Children’s Story Time – – – –

3:30 p.m. Beginners program for ages 4 – 6 Whole language, phonics, projects & crafts Approximately one hour

• Tuesday Anime Knock Out (AKO) Club - 6:30 p.m., Adults 18 +

- Find out about Japanese animation & manga Library, 485-1740


Family & MWR Library Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Library Adult & Family Programs – Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) Strengths: Social, Family & Spiritual

• Book a Librarian – Wed, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – College research, academic assistance, web surfing – By appointment

• Tuesday Homework Library Resources – 5:30 p.m. – Databases, research, ask a librarian; approximately one hour

• Young Adult Book Club – Selected from Army Europe Libraries book kits

• Adult Book Club – Selected from Army Europe Libraries book kits Library, 485-1740


Family & MWR Library Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Saturday Family Fun @ the Library – – – –

Sat, 12 – 3 p.m. Family Friendly Wii video games Record a family Read-A-Long Create crafts or origami figures using library resources

• Sunday Foreign Film Discussions – First two Sundays every month, 12 p.m. – Watch selections from our collection – Discussions follow each session

• Sunday Coupon Swap – Sun, Apr 17, 2 p.m. – Trade coupons & share savings with community – Volunteers wanted Library, 485-1740


Family & MWR Entertainment Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• World Class Illusionist Rob Lake – Apr 19 – 5:30 p.m. – Family friendly – Wagon Wheel Theater – FREE

FMWR Entertainment, 485-7244


Family & MWR Outdoor Recreation Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Services & Programs – – – – – – – –

Paintball Field Campground Fishing Pond Equipment Check Out Center Sport Shooting Range Archery Lessons Unit & Group Trips Hunting Program

Outdoor Recreation, 485-7182


Family & MWR Outdoor Recreation Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Apr 3 – 24 Sport Shooting Trap & Skeet Program – Range open every Sunday – 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 – 4 p.m.

• Apr 2 Paris City Express – $75 per person, includes transportation

• Apr 8 – 11 Austria Ski Weekend Dorfgastein – $385 per person – Includes: 3 overnights with breakfast & dinner, 2 day ski pass, transportation, & lessons

Outdoor Recreation, 485-7182


Family & MWR Outdoor Recreation Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Apr 16 Keukenhof Tulip Garden Holland – $75 per person – Includes: transportation & entrance fee to Keukenhof Garden

• Apr 23 Mountain Biking in Pirmasens – $45 per person – Includes: transportation & bike rental

• Apr 30 Keukenhof Tulip Garden Holland – $75 per person – Includes: transportation & entrance fee to Keukenhof Garden

• Archery – Sign up now & start making your bow for spring Outdoor Recreation, 485-7182


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Remembrance Day Memorial Run – – – – – – –

Apr 8 Race begins at 8 a.m. Hall of Champions PFC Award categories: adult male, adult female, & children (18 & under) Pre-register at Mountaineer Physical Fitness Center front desk Race day registration, 7 - 7:50 a.m. FREE

Hall of Champions PFC, 485-6671


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• IMCOM Rugby league – – – – – – –

League begins TBD 6 p.m. practice time MP Field Adults, 18 + Participate & interact with other region/European teams FREE Sign up at Hall of Champions until Apr 29

Hall of Champions PFC, 485-6671


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Community Level Softball Tryouts – – – – – –

May 2 – 16 Mon – Thurs 6 – 8 p.m. Soldier Field Adults, 18 & up FREE Registration

Hall of Champions PFC, 485-6671


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Spring Splash for Youth – – – – –

Taught by American Red Cross certified water safety instructors Register at CYSS, $10 per person Various levels & times Spring break, Tue – Thurs, Apr 12 – 15 Register Now – Apr 6

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Learn-to-Swim for Adults – Taught by American Red Cross certified water safety instructors – Register at Arts & Crafts, BLDG 8895, $45 per person/session (8 lessons per session) – Various levels & times

• Saturday Sessions: – Apr 23 – Jun 11, register now – Apr 21

• May Sessions: Wed & Fri – May 4 – May 27, register now – Apr 28

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Learn-to-Swim for Youth – Taught by American Red Cross certified water safety instructors – Register at CYSS, $45 per person/session (8 lessons per session) – Various levels & times

• April Sessions: – Apr 19 – Apr 29, register now – Apr 14

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Learn-to-Swim for Youth Continued – Taught by American Red Cross certified water safety instructors – Register at CYSS, $45 per person/session (8 lessons per session) – Various levels & times

• Saturday Sessions: – Apr 23 – Jun 11, register now – Apr 21

• May Sessions: Tue – Thurs – May 3 – May 18, register Apr 18 – Apr 28

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Water Safety Instructor Course – – – – – –

Mon – Sat, Apr 25 – Apr 30, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Taught in accordance with American Red Cross guidelines Specific training to become a certified swimming instructor Baumholder Aquatics Facility Must be 16 years of age & pass a swim test on first day class Cost: $100 per person includes: – Fundamental of Instructor Training Course – Water Safety Instructor Training Course – Course materials

• Registration: Now – Apr 21

• Register & Pay at the Arts & Crafts Center, BLDG 8895 Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Water Aerobics Classes – Tue & Thurs: 6 – 7:00 p.m.

• Aqua Jogger Class – Fri, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Targets stabilization muscles, strength building & cardio conditioning

• Adults 17 years +; youth 13+ actively participating with parent

• $4 per person/class, or $30 for 10 classes • Purchase cards at Arts & Crafts, BLDG 8895

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Family & MWR Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Deployment Activities – – – – – – – –

Baumholder Aquatics Facility, BLDG 8897 Family Float Night, Wed, Mar 30, 5 – 7 p.m. Water Polo Fun, Sat, Apr 9, 1 – 4 p.m. Aqua Jogger for Beginners, Fri, May 20, 5 – 6 p.m. Lifeguarding for Kids Day, Wed, Jun 8, 4 – 6 p.m. Teen Aquatics Activities Day, Sat, 12 noon – 4 p.m. Water Football, Sat, 1 – 4 p.m. FREE

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


Baumholder B.O.S.S Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• B.O.S.S. Activities ̶ ̶ ̶

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Apr 12 meeting, 4 – 6 p.m., Warrior Zone Apr 16, Adopt-A-Road, 11 a.m. – Noon, meet by Power Zone Apr 18 – 21, B.O.S.S. competes at DA level for best B.O.S.S. program Apr 30, B.O.S.S. trip, Europa Park

B.O.S.S, 485- 8251


Family & MWR Auto Parts Yard Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Seasonal change in hours of operation – – – –

Begins Apr 18 Tue – Fri, Noon – 8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. USAREUR training holidays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Closed Sun, Mon, & U.S holidays

Auto Parts Yard , 485-6684


Java Cafe Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Cool Spring Coffee Specials ̶ ̶

Blended Cookies and Cream Blended French Vanilla Blended Spiced Caramel ̶

• Additional Changes – Descriptions of coffee styles will be clear & interesting – Slight price increase starting Apr 1 – first increase since 2007 opening

Java Cafe, 485-6439


Rolling Hills Golf Course Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Annual memberships, a gift that gives for a full year – Show someone how much you care, or how much you want them out of the house

• Unit Golf Tournaments – Dates still available to have your unit golf outing •

New year, new gear – Shop early for best selections on our new golf gear & clothing – We special order what you want

Rolling Hills Golf Course, 485-7299


Rheinlander Community Club Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Easter Brunch – Sun, Apr 24,10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Children 5 and under eat for FREE – Children 6 – 9, $6; Children 10 – 15, $8; Adults, $15

• Menu – Coffee, iced tea, juice, milk & champagne – Cold cut meats, bacon, sausage links, hash browns, rolls, scrambled eggs, biscuits, french toast, pretzels, cereal, fresh fruit, yoghurts – Salad bar, coleslaw, tomatoes & mozzarella, china kohl salad – Pork tenderloin, chicken breast, beef roast, potatoes, vegetables, pasta, shrimp, salmon filet, chicken fingers, macaroni & cheese, fish sticks, hot dogs, corn dogs – Ice cream - Rheinlander Community Club, 485-6533


Host Nation Events 1 of 5 Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Apr 2 – Flea market at Homburg/Saar, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• Apr 2 & 16 – Flea market at Metz, France, 7 a.m. – 12 a.m.

• Apr 4 – Market at Kirn, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

• Apr 7 – 10, – Easter Market at St. Wendel

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 2 of 5 Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Apr 9 – Baby and children Bazar, Birkenfeld, Jugendzentrum, 1.30 p.m.

• Apr 9 & 10 – Hobby Artist Exhibition at Birkenfeld, Stadthalle

• Apr 15 – The Beatles Story, Idar-Oberstein, Stadtheater, 8 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Apr 16 & 17 – IVV Volksmarch in Rhaunen

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 3 of 5 Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Apr 24 – Easter Rock, Berschweiler, Dr. Darge Halle, 8 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Apr 24 – Easter Concert, Ruschberg, Bürgerhaus, 8 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Apr 29 – Musical Magics at Birkenfeld, Grosssporthalle Am Berg 8 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Apr 29 – Skate Contest, Idar-Oberstein, Hohlkaserne, POC: Youth Administration City of Idar-Oberstein

• Apr 30 – Witches Rock Night, Hettenrodt, Sportplatz, 8 p.m., Entrance Fee Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 4 of 5 Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Environmental Clean-up Day Apr 9: – Baumholder, 9 a.m., city lake – Mettweiler, 9 a.m., Volunteer Fire Department

– Rohrbach, 9.30 a.m. – Rückweiler, 9 a.m.

Environmental Clean-up Day Apr 16: – Ruschberg, 9 a.m.

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 5 of 5 Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Apr 30, Raising of the May-Pole & Bon Fires, Witches Night: – Baumholder, 6 p.m., Market Place & city lake – Ruschberg, 7 p.m., Weiherplatz – Fohren-Linden, 7 p.m., Bürger-Haus – Berglangenbach, 7 p.m., Markthalle – Rückweiler, Eckersweiler, Heimbach, Berschweiler – Birkenfeld, 8 p.m., Talweiher – Hoppstädten, 7 p.m., Mausemühle

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


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Chapel Community News Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Baumholder Worship Services • • •

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Traditional Protestant – Chapel 1, Sun, 9:30 a.m. Contemporary Protestant – Chapel Annex, Sun, 10 a.m. Gospel – Chapel 1, Sun, 11 a.m. – Bible Study, Wed, 6:30 p.m. Catholic Mass – Chapel 2, Sun, 11 a.m. Catholic Daily Mass – Mon – Fri, 12 p.m. Hispanic Fellowship – Chapel 1, Fri, 7 p.m. Garrison Chaplain’s Office, 485-1570


Chapel Community News Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Youth Trip – Shorebreak Retreat – Apr 8 – 16

• Special Services – Catholic – – – –

Reconciliation Service, Apr 19, 5:30 p.m. Holy Thursday Mass, Apr 21, 5:30 p.m. Good Friday Communion Service, Apr 22, 5:30 p.m. Easter Vigil Mass, Apr 23, 8:30 p.m.

• Special Services – Combined Protestant – Easter Sunrise Service, Apr 24, 7 a.m.

• Prayer Breakfast – Apr 7, 7 a.m., DFAC, breakfast cost: $2.30 Garrison Chaplain’s Office, 485-1570


Baumholder AAFES Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Military Star Promotion – Apr 15 – 21 – Easter Goodies/ Easter Dress, $50 min. purchase, 15% off

• Military Star Promotion – Apr 22 – 28, Spring fashions/ Handbags, $149 min. purchase, 10 % off

• Meet the Manager – Apr 1, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Main Exchange – Voice your concerns or opinions

PX Baumholder, 06783 - 999900


Baumholder AAFES Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• E10/ Super E10 Fuel Information – – – – – – –

Currently gasoline in Germany, including AAFES contains 5% ethanol New German law requires the addition of another gasoline, E10 Contains 10% ethanol (bio-fuel) Bio-fuels produce fewer greenhouse gases for future generations Will be clearly marked at AAFES & ESSO’s Not suitable for all vehicles, check with manufacturer or car manual If in doubt, don’t use it

• Additional Information – Vehicle manufacturer websites or www.dat.de/e10 www.adac.de/e10 www.vdik.de PX Baumholder, 06783 - 999900

www.kfzgewerbe.de www.bdbe.de www.bmu.de/e10


Central Texas College Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Spring Term – Register now! CJSA 1322 Introduction to Criminal Justice Dates & Meeting Times TBD (Contact Field Rep. for information)

For information on classes & distance education go to http://europe.ctcd.edu/

Instructors needed in Automotive Technology

CTC, 485-6664


University of Maryland University College Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Spring Session - Register now! LIBS 150 – Information Literacy and Research Methods Hybrid, Face to face portion – Apr 30, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Online portion – Apr 30 – May 14 (GoArmyEd # 46946) SPCH 101 – Introduction to Public Speaking Dates & Meeting Times TBD (Contact Field Rep. for information)

• For information on classes & distance education go to www.ed.umuc.edu

UMUC, 485-6178


Education Center Hours Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Baumholder Ironworks Education Center, BLDG 8332 Hours: • Counseling: Mon – Fri 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ̶ Tuition Assistance, Academic, Accreditation, GI Bill, Financial Aid ̶ Online & Distance Education program counseling ̶ Counselor is available for unit & FRG briefings

• Computer Lab: Mon – Thurs 8 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Fri 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ̶ Limited printing available for education & leader development only ̶ Assistance with ACCP & Army eLearning

• Testing: Mon & Fri, 8 – Noon, Tue – Thurs, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ̶

APT, DANTES, CLEP, DSST, SAT, ACT, GED & proctored college exams ̶ Closed 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. for lunch

• The Education Center is closed on U.S. Holidays Education Center, 485-7557


FAST Class - GT Improvement Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

• Apr 4 – Apr 26 • Mon – Fri, 1 – 5 p.m. • No Class Meetings on U.S. & USAREUR Training Holidays

• Enroll at the Education Center, BLDG 8332 (Ironworks) • Commander Approval Required • TABE pre-test is Required to Enroll

Education Center, 485-7557


Director of Human Resources Building a Better Tomorrow….Today

Do you want to start a Home Based Business? – Obtain a HBB Packet from the DHR, Bldg 8681 – Request goes through screening process (AAFES, DFMWR & Legal), then Garrison Commander for approval/disapproval (takes 3 – 4 weeks)

– If approved, individual takes approval to Host Nation (HN) Verbandsgemeinde for processing & proof of compliance with HN Laws – May be liable for HN income, sales & business taxes

Director of Human Resources, 485-7533


Postal Service Center Building a Better Tomorrow….Today

Following Price Changes Effective Apr 17 for Retail Customers: Type

Current Price

Change

First-Class Mail Letters (1 oz.)

$0.44

None

First-Class additional ounces

$.17

$0.20

Postcards

$.28

$0.29

Letters to Canada or Mexico (1 oz.)

$.79

$0.80

Letters to other international destinations

$0.98

None

– Prices will also change for other mailing services – Detailed pricing information is available online at www.usps.com/prices Postal Service Center, 485-8771


Postal Service Center Building a Better Tomorrow….Today

• New E-Mail Notification System – – – – – –

Will notify customers of package(s) arrival 2 email addresses authorized to be on file Recommend using your AKO e-mail account Can use commercial e-mail address (Yahoo, Hot Mail, AOL, etc.) Registration forms available at CMR pickup window Implementation by May 1

Postal Service Center, 485-8771


Department of Emergency Services Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

Prussman Ave.

Kennedy Allee

Road Resurfacing Outside of Prussman Gate Note: The city of Baumholder will be resurfacing the intersection outside of Prussman Gate for approximately 2 weeks. During resurfacing Prussman Gate will be closed for vehicle traffic the primary entry and exit point for Smith Barrack will be the Artillery Gate., but pedestrians will be permitted.


Department of Emergency Services Team Baumholder - Home of Champions

North Tank Trail

Artillery Gate

L169 Ringstrasse

Prussman Gate

Aulenbacher Strasse L169 Ringstrasse

L348 Berschweiler Strasse


Baumholder Health Clinic Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Upcoming Clinical Outreach Programs • Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Class – Held at requested location – 1 hour class – April topics: infant immunizations, STD awareness & public health awareness – May topics: Women’s health, Lyme Disease, World No Tobacco Day, Hepatitis, Asthma awareness

• Call Public Health for additional details at DSN, 485-7312

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Upcoming Community Events • Physical Medicine’s ARMY MOVE – Lose weight & start exercising

– – – – –

Apr 7 (Phase I) Apr 28 (Phase II) 8 a.m. FREE Open to Family members & Active Duty

• Self-manage weight loss by learning, discussion, & support – 1 hour of Physical Therapy – 1 hour of Nutrition – 1 hour of Behavioral Health

• Call Physical Therapy Department at DSN, 485-6357 Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Upcoming Clinical Outreach Programs • Immunizations Q & A with Immunization Nurse – Apr 26, CMR, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

• Lyme Disease Outreach in partnership with Veterinary Clinic – May 5, time & location to be announced

• World Hepatitis Day – May 19, time & location to be announced

• Call Public Health for additional details at DSN, 485-7312

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Upcoming Clinical Outreach Programs • Asthma Awareness Outreach with Clinic Nurses – May 25, Health Clinic, 8 – 9:30 a.m., refreshments provided

• World No Tobacco Day, May 31 – May 31, Health Clinic lobby, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., prizes for participating

• Call Public Health for additional details at DSN, 485-7312

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Spring Sports Physicals • Make a Wellness Appointment – Appointment can be made 28 days out from the date you desire – Under 4 years old need completed questionnaire & forms listed below – Ages 5 -18 only need forms listed below

• Forms Needed – – – –

Child Youth Services (CYS) Part A&B Allergy Action Plan (if allergies are present) Asthma Action Plan (if diagnosed with asthma) Medication Plan (if taking medications)

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Upcoming Clinic Closures •

Fri, Apr 8, (Training Holiday) – Reduced number of appointments

Mon, Apr 11 (Training Holiday) – Clinic closed

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Community Spouses Club Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Underground Dining – Sat, Apr 2, 6 p.m., The Dubliner, Ramstein

• Trip to St. Wendel Easter Market – Sun, Apr 10, 10:30 a.m., meet in Rheinlander Parking lot to carpool • Luncheon Pajama Party – Thurs, Apr 21, 11 a.m., at Rheinlander

• May 13 – 15: Spring Bazaar – Volunteers needed for coordination & execution of event

• Sign up now & have your membership roll over to next year

BCSC President, 06738-1851018


Health & Safety Classes Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Get certified! ― ― ― ―

Adult, child, & infant First Aid, CPR, & proper use of AED $45.00, pre-registration & payment required Minimum of three people required to hold a class Groups may schedule a private class

• Interested in becoming a CPR instructor? ― FREE training with the agreement to teach at least two community courses

Baumholder Red Cross, 485-1760


Volunteer Position Openings Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Health Clinic ― Greeter for front desk lobby ― Medical records

• Veterinary Clinic ― Certified veterinary technicians

• Red Cross Station ― ― ― ― ―

Special event volunteers CPR & babysitter instructor Disaster/Event Aid CPR/First Aid & Babysitter Instructor Blankets for Babies

Baumholder Red Cross, 485-1760


Baumholder Girl Scouts Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Mother & Daughter Masquerade Ball – Fri, May 20, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Ticket sales begin: Mon, Apr 18, Smith Elementary, school hours or

– Scout Hut, 2 – 3 p.m. – 20 Euro for ages 11 – adult – 15 Euro for ages 10 & under

– More information email: gsbaumholder@yahoo.com – Facebook: Baumholder Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts, 0160-916-04699


Community Information Brief Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Community Information Brief Proposed Changes – Change to Community Events Fair – Every other month, starting May 25, at Rheinlander

– Time 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Local Host Nation venders at Fair to offer discounts – Information & service booths from on-base agencies

– Family friendly – Open seating – More changes to be announced

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Deadline for Slides Community Information Brief – April 13, 2011 Community Events Fair – May 4, 2011

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

All slides must be submitted no later than Apr 13 to be included in the interim April Community Information Brief

• All slides must be submitted no later than May 4 to be included in the May Community Events Fair • Send slides to Johanna Lynn Kelly at: Johanna.L.Kelly@eur.army.mil • Community Events Fair training, Apr 5 and Apr 12, 2 – 3 p.m., at ACS • Thank you for attending today • Community Events Fair will be May 25, 10:30 a.m., Rheinlander

QUESTIONS? Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188

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