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Baumholder Community Information Brief

February 23, 2011


Agenda Building a Better Tomorrow….Today

• Army Emergency Relief Campaign

• AAFES

• March Theme

• Directorate of Human Resources

• Volunteers of the Month • Family & MWR  Army Community Service  CYSS  Business Operations Division

• Baumholder Legal Center • Veterinary Clinic • Health Clinic • Dental Clinic

 Community Recreation Division

• Public Affairs Office • Plans, Analysis & Integration Office • Community Chaplain

• Private Organizations  Baumholder Community Spouses Club (BCSC)  Red Cross  United Service Organizations (USO)


Annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign Building a Better Tomorrow‌..Today

Helping to make Soldiers and their Families ARMY STRONG

Support your Baumholder AER

WWW.AERHQ.ORG


March Theme Building a Better Tomorrow‌..Today

National Women’s History Month

Our History is our Strength


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

• Army Community Service – Ann Ehrhardt: Information & Referral – Lacie Anderson: FAP Emergency Placement Care

• American Red Cross – Michael Vanderhoof


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

• Mrs. Heike Colleary

3-4 IN

• Mrs. Krystal Hill

2-18 IN

• Mrs. Gypsy Stricklin

4-70 AR

• Mrs. Courtney Beal

1-84 FA

• Mrs. Heather Schroeder

40th EN

• Mrs. Angie Fair

24th BSB

170th IBCT FRSA, 485-7641


ACS Highlights Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Moms of Multiples (MOMS) – Tue, Mar 1 & 15, 10 – 11:30 a.m., BLDG 8884, Wetzel

• Zona Latina – Thurs, Mar 3, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876

• Unter Uns – Wed, Mar 9, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876

• Spectrum Families – Thurs, Mar 10, 12 – 1 p.m., BLDG 8884, Wetzel

• Culture College 201 – Wed & Thurs, Mar 16 & 17, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at ACS

• Home on the Rock – A Spouses Welcome – Mon, Mar 28, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., at Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Family Advocacy Program Highlights Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Newborn Network – Fri, Mar 4, 11, 18 & 25, 9 – 10 a.m., BLDG 8884, Wetzel

• Raising Resilient Children – Mon, Mar 7, 14, & 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., BLDG 8884, Wetzel

• WRU@?WAN2TLK?CD9 *(Explicit Language & Content) ̶

Tue, Mar 22, 1 – 2 p.m., at Java Café

• Understanding & Communicating with your Teen ̶

Mon, Mar 28, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at ACS

• Keep the Home Fires Burning ̶

Thurs, Mar 31, 1 – 2 p.m., at Java Café Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


AFTB/ AVCC/ AFAP Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• VMIS OPOC Training – Wed, Mar 9, 10 – 11 a.m., at ACS

• AFTB Level 3 – Mon & Tue, Mar 14 – 15, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., at ACS

• Volunteer Orientation – Wed, Mar 16, 1 – 2 p.m., at ACS

• Baumholder 2010 Army Family Action Plan Conference Video – View at www.facebook.com/BaumholderACS, under “Video” tab

• AFAP Issue Box Collection Locations – Community Mail Room, Post Exchange, Army Community Service, Yellow Ribbon Room & Food Court Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Mobilization & Deployment Program Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• FRL Council ̶

Tue, Mar 1, 9 – 11 a.m., Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel

• Battlemind for Spouses ̶

Tue, Mar 8, 9 – 10 a.m., Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel

• Coping with Separation ̶

Tue, Mar 8, 10 – 11 a.m., Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel

• Managing Expectations ̶

Tue, Mar 8, 11 a.m. – Noon, Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel

• FRG Leader Training ̶

Thurs & Fri, Mar 10 & 11, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 9 a.m. – Noon, Yellow Ribbon Room, BLDG 8876, Wetzel 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

Becoming a Respite Care Provider – Flexible work schedule – Receive transferrable skills & training – Visit ACS EFMP office for application & more information

Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


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 CYSS Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• FREE FRG Childcare – – – – – –

Mar 1, Mar 2, Apr 5 & Apr 6 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, Mar 25, 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, Mar 19 & 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 SKIESUnlimited Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Added Classes – – – –

Centaurs Volleyball Learn to Swim 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 Middle School & Teen

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Educational Programs offered FREE of charge: •

Hired! Program Classes –

Mar 7: Handling Applications

Mar 14: Obtaining Reference Letters

Mar 21: Interviewing with results

Mar 28: Positive Image during interviews

Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Family & MWR Middle School & Teen

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Special Events & Trips • Mar 2: Youth Sponsorship Meeting – 5:30 p.m. – FREE

Mar 4: Scary Movie Night & Trivia Contest – FREE – FREE Popcorn & Soda

Mar 5: Swimming at Monte Mare Pool in Kaiserslautern – 12 – 5 p.m. – $8 – Sign-up by Mar 1

Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Family & MWR Middle School & Teen

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Special Events & Trips • Mar 7 – 12: BGCA Photography Exhibition in CMR • Mar 10: Community Service – Spring Cleaning at Youth Center – 4:30 p.m. •

Mar 11: Dining Out Trip to Chili’s & Shopping in Ramstein – 3.30 – 8.30 p.m. – Bring dollars for dinner & shopping – Sign up by Mar 7

Middle School Teen, 485-6810


Family & MWR Middle School & Teen

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Special Events & Trips • Mar 12: Trip to Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art & Shopping – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. – $6, bring Euros for lunch & shopping – Register by Mar 8

• Mar 16: Irish Cooking Program – 3:30 – 5 p.m. – FREE

• Mar 17: St. Patrick’s Day Trivia Contest – Entire day

Middle School Teen, 485-6810


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

• Spring Team Sports Registration – – – –

Now until Mar 18 T-Ball, Coach-Pitch, Baseball, Softball, $45 Dodge Ball, $35 May use AFC benefits

• Individual & Outreach Offerings T.B.A. • Register Online: https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/baumholdercyms.html

CYSS Sport/Fitness, 485-6810


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

• Terra Nova Testing – Mar 14 – 18, Grades 3 – 6 – Need to attend week rested, uninterrupted & have had a good breakfast

• Early Release – Mar 25, no lunch will be served – Released at 11:01

• Centralized Pre-Registration for School year 2011-2012 – Mar 28 – 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

• Terra Nova Testing – Mar 14 – 18, Grades 3 – 6 – Need to attend week rested, uninterrupted & have had a good breakfast

• Early Release – Mar 25, no lunch will be served – Released at 11:01

• Centralized Pre-Registration for School year 2011-2012 – Mar 28 – Apr 1

• 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

• Terra Nova Testing – Mar 14 – 18, Grades 7 – 11 – Need to attend week rested, uninterrupted & have had a good breakfast

• Centralized Pre-Registration for School year 2011-2012 – Mar 28 – 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

• National Scrapbooking Day – Receive 15% off all scrapbooking supplies – Make-N-Take projects offered – Mar 4, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

• 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

• Dr Seuss’s Birthday – Wed, Mar 2, 3:30 p.m. – Hear readings such as Horton Hears a Who – Celebrate Read Across America Day

• Second Saturday Family Fun – – – – –

Sat, Mar 12, 2 p.m. Wii video games Use our Video Messenger system to record a family Read-A-Long Create a seasonal craft using library resources Start a scrapbook

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

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 Hilltop Theater Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

The Music Man at Wetzel Playhouse • Sleepy Iowa Town Gets Turned on its Head With a Visitor – March 4, 5, 11, 12, 7 p.m. – March 13th at 3 p.m. – Tickets $8

• Sat, Mar 12th, Gala Night – – – –

Regular tickets $8 Gala Tickets $10 Celebrate with cast after the show One FREE drink

Hilltop Theater, 485-7244


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

• March Sessions: Wed & Fri – Mar 9 – Apr 1, register until Mar 4

• Saturday Sessions: – Apr 23 – Jun 11, register Mar 28 – Apr 21

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

• March Sessions: Tue – Thurs – Mar 8 – Mar 31, register until Mar 4

• April Sessions: – Apr 19 – Apr 29, register Mar 28 – 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 Mar 28 – 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

• 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 Mar 1 – Apr 6

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


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

• Lifeguard Training Course – – – –

Mar 21 – Mar 25, 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Baumholder Aquatics Facility Must be 15 years of age & pass a swim test on first day class Cost $65 per person for Lifeguard Training Course includes: – CPR & AED for the Professional Rescuer – First Aid, lifeguard skills core curriculum – Preventing Disease Transmission Training

• Registration: Now until Mar 18 • 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 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: Mar 28 – 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 at Baumholder Aquatics, BLDG 8897 – Family Float Night, Wed, Mar 30, 5 – 7 p.m. – Water Polo Fun, Sat, Apr 9, 1 – 4 p.m.. – FREE

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


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

• Lunchtime Technique Tune-up – Baumholder Aquatics Facility, BLDG 8897 – Wed, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., now thru Mar 30 – Feedback on swimming technique & your efficiency in the water – This is not a “learn-to-swim” class – Cost: FREE for a limited time

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


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

• FRG Volleyball league – – – – – – – –

Sign up begins Mar 15 – 28 League begins Apr 4 6 p.m. start time Hall of Champions PFC Adults,18 & up Participate in a organized league & interact with other FRG organizations Registration & participation are FREE Sign up at the Hall of Champions, Sports Office

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


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

• St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run – – – – – – – –

Mar 12 9 a.m. Hall of Champions PFC Categories: Adult male / female & youth 18 & under Awards: 1st place Commander’s “rock”, 2nd & 3rd place medallions Tee-shirts to the first 50 competitors to cross finish line No registration required FREE

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


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

• Hall of Champions Physical Fitness Center – – – – –

Facility closure Apr 2 Noon – 8 p.m. In support of the CYSS Spring Festival Mountaineer PFC will have extended hours from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

• Fitness schedules available at Mountaineer, Hall of Champions PFC or on their Facebook site

Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, 485-7093


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

• Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers – – – –

Recreation, quality of life, community service BOSS President, PFC Prince BOSS Office located at Garrison Headquarters Cell, 0162–270–8384

• Upcoming BOSS monthly Meeting – – – –

Mar 15 4 p.m. Warrior Zone, BLDG 8667, next to Java Café Open to all BOSS representatives & single Soldiers from any branch

B.O.S.S, 485- 8251


Family & MWR Warrior Zone Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Open to ALL Soldiers • BLDG 8687, Smith Barracks (next to the Java Cafe) • Mon – Thurs, 12 – 10 p.m. • Fri, Sat, & Sun 12 – 11 p.m. • FREE Access to Internet, X-BOX 360 Games, PS3 Games, Movies, Wii, & Air Hockey Competitions

B.O.S.S, 485- 7339


Family & MWR Auto Skills Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Towing & Roadside Service – – – – –

ID Card Holders with proof of ownership (registration) Anywhere in Germany Tue – Sat, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tow fees: $50 Hookup Fee One way charge of $1.00 per kilometer

• Roadside Assistance (Change a flat or jump start ) – Fee: $20 – Offered within USAG Baumholder – Tue – Sat, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

• Used Car Sales – Test -drive vehicles on location & go over needed registration papers

Auto Skills, 485-6344


Family and MWR Striker’s Bowling Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Open House ̶ ̶ ̶

Sun, Mar 6 5 – 9 p.m. FREE Bowling

• Monte Carlo Tournament – – – –

Fri, Mar 18 6 – 8 p.m. $20, Adults only Certain color combinations worth up to $15.00 if you get a strike

Strikers Bowling Center, 485-6569


Family and MWR Striker’s Bowling Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

New Hours Of Operations – – – –

Starts Mar 21 Sun & Holidays: 1 – 9 p.m. Mon – Thurs: 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Fri & Sat: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Coaching Lessons – Ages 10+ – 8 different skill developments – 1 hour each, $8 per hour

Strikers Bowling Center, 485-6569


Host Nation Events 1 of 4 Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Feb 27 – Children Musical, Idar-Oberstein, City Theater, Entrance Fee

• Mar 5 – Flea market at Homburg/Saar, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• Mar 5 & 6 – Fasching Party at Baumholder, Brühlhalle, 7:31 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Mar 5 & 27 –

Flea market at Metz, France, 7 a.m. – 12 a.m.

• Mar 6 –

“World Class Piano – Chopin Pur” Birkenfeld, Schloss, 5 p.m., Entrance Fee

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 2 of 4 Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Mar 12 – Willie Logan Concert, Birkenfeld, Stadthalle, 8 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Mar 14 – Market at Kirn, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

• Mar 19 & 20 – 17th Fairy Tale Fest at St. Wendel, Mia-Münster-Haus

• Mar 19 – Queen Revival Band, St. Wendel, Saalbau, 8 p.m., Entrance Fee

• Mar 26 & 27 – IVV Volksmarch at Kirn-Sulzbach Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


Host Nation Events 3 of 4 Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Fasching Parades – Mar 5: Enzweiler – Hammerstein – Mar 6: St. Wendel, 2 p.m.; Fischbach 2 p.m. – Mar 7: Baumholder, 2:11 p.m.; Idar-Oberstein 1:11 p.m. –

Mar 8: Berglangenbach, 11:11 a.m.

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


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

Children Fasching Events: – Feb 20: Oberkirchen, 2.30 p.m.; Freisen, Bruchwaldhalle, 3 p.m. – Mar 6:

Weierbach, Hessenstein Hall; Idar, Heidensteil Halle 2 p.m.; Pfeffelbach, Mehrzweckhalle, 2 p.m.

– Mar 7:

Baumholder, Brühlhalle, 3 p.m.; St. Wendel, Saalbau, 3 p.m.

– Mar 8:

Berglangenbach, Gasthaus Dahlheimer, 2 p.m.

Baumholder Public Affairs Office, 485-1600


ICE Results thru 31 Jan 2011 Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today 2500

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ICEkateers for Jan 2011 – Ms. Amanda Lacey

– Mr. Jonathan Fox

– SPC Wayne Dattner

– Mrs. Pearl

PAIO, 485-7205

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Chapel Community News Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Baumholder Worship Services • • •

• • •

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 – Mar 4 – 6 – SEMP Retreat

• Youth Spaghetti Dinner Fund Raiser – Tue, Mar 8, 6 – 8 p.m., Rheinlander

• Catholic Ash Wednesday & Ash Distribution – Wed, Mar 9, 5:30 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross – Every Fri from Mar 11 – Apr 9, 5:30 p.m.

• Combined Protestant Ash Wednesday Service – Wed, Mar 9, 12 p.m., Chapel 1 Garrison Chaplain’s Office, 485-1570


New Hours of Operation at AAFES Effective March 7th

Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Shoppette:

Mon – Sun 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Anthony’s Pizza, Popeye's:

Mon – Sat 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Taco Bell

CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS

Baskin Robbins

PERMANENT CLOSURE

PX Baumholder, 06783 - 999900


Central Texas College Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Term IV – Mar 28 – May 20 – Registration Begins Mar 7 –

CDEC – Early Child Education Tue & Thurs, Mar 29 – May 19 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Criminal Justice Instructor Needed –

Contact DSN, 485-6664 to inquire

CTC, 485-6664


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

Spring Session 2: Mar 22 – May 14 –

PSYC 100 – Intro to Psychology, Tue, 6:15 – 9 p.m. (GoArmyEd # 182911)

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


Baumholder Legal Center Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Legal Center Holiday Closures – No closures or changes in hours of operation for March

• Baumholder Tax Center ‒ Walk-in assistance available ‒ Hours: Mon – Fri, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ‒ Bring W-2, SSN cards, & any 1099s

• Legal Center Information, Hours and Services Available at http://www.baumholder.army.mil/sites/local/legal2.asp

Legal Center, 485-6506


Baumholder Veterinary Services Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• Clinic Operating Hours: – Mon, Tue & Fri, 9 a.m. – Noon / 1 – 3:30 p.m. – Wed, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. / 3:30 – 6 p.m.

Days of Closure: – Thurs for training – USAREUR Training & Federal Holidays, Mar 18 – 21 – Inventory, Mar 31

Visits are by Appointment Only – $2 user fee charged at every exam or purchase

– Exam fee: $10 Tech exam or $25 doctor exam

Vet Clinic, 485-6636


Baumholder Health Clinic Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Upcoming Clinical Outreach Programs • Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Class – Held at requested location – 1 hour class – March topics: nutrition, patient safety & colorectal 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

– – – – –

Mar 10 (Phase I) Mar 24 (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 • Colorectal Awareness Information Booth – Health Clinic front lobby, Mar 16, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

• Nutritional Information Booth – CMR, Mar 22, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

• Proper Running Shoe Consultations – Baumholder PX, Mar 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Welcome to Wellness at the Baumholder Health Clinic • 2nd Floor, Room 201 A/B • Every 1st & 3rd Wed of Month, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Mar 2 & 16

• Learn About Services Offered • Take a Clinic Tour • Ask Questions About Your Families’ Health Care

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Health Clinic Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Immunization Clinic • Hours – 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

• Walk – in basis for Pediatric Immunizations – No appointment necessary – Bring all immunization records

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

The Great American Spit – Out •

Thurs, Feb 24 – Campaign to remind those who chew & spit smokeless tobacco of the social consequences & health concerns – Public health will offer tips, advice, stress balls & educational materials – Pledge cards available today

Visit www.ucanquit2.org

Additional Information, DSN, 485-7312

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 (Federal Holiday) – Clinic closed

Baumholder Health Clinic, 485-8080


Baumholder Dental Clinic Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

Family Member Care – Remains space available – Starting Mar 1, increased availability throughout 170th BDE deployment – Dental exams, Thurs, 12:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Closures & Reduced Hours – Mar 10, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Mar 11, 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Baumholder Dental Clinic, 485-2210


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

Luncheon Lucky Bingo – Wed, Mar 16, 11 a.m. –

At the Rheinlander

Spring Bazaar – Help needed with coordination & execution of event

Thrift Shop – Winter clothing sale – Needs transformers

• Bright Eyes Program – $50 rebate for eyeglasses – Eligibility determined by income & number of dependants, not rank – Contact Pamela Johnson, 485-6968 or the school nurse BCSC President, 06738-1851018


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

• Get certified! ― ― ― ―

Adult, child, & infant First Aid, CPR, & proper use of AED $40.00, 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 events and Blood Drive volunteers ― Administrative assistants ― CPR & babysitter instructor

Baumholder Red Cross, 485-1760


United Service Organizations Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• United Through Reading • Rocketlife – FREE photo book order

• Trevor Romain Kits – Bear, DVD, journal & book

• Sesame Street DVD – Talk, Listen, Connect

• Mobile Canteen Events – Weather conditions

• Sunscreen USO Kaiserslautern Office, 493-4403


Deadline for Slides March 16, 2011 Building a Better Tomorrow…..Today

• All slides must be submitted no later than March 16 to be included in the Community Information Brief • Please send information to Johanna Lynn Kelly at Johanna.L.Kelly@eur.army.mil • Thank you for attending today • The next Community Information Brief will be March 30, 2011

QUESTIONS? Baumholder Army Community Service, 485-8188


Community Info Brief March 2011