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AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS CENTER

A&FRC Mentorship Opportunities Fall/Winter 2011 Events

We’re here to make life easier. We are here to assist military members and their families to navigate through many aspects of work and personal life: transition assistance, deployments, relocation assistance, life counseling, spouse employment, finances, and so much more. Our staff is known for their caring help and wide range of resources. Drop by or call our friendly staff to get started in enhancing your Vance experience today. 446 McAffrey Ave, Enid, OK. 73703 (Bldg. 314- Next to the library & across from the gym) tel:15802136330 M-F, 0730-1630

HIGHLIGHTS

PCS-ING MADE EASY

SPOUSE & AIRMAN EMPLOYMENT

SPOUSE CONNECT


PCS Workshop Dates A&FRC, 0900-1100 22 AUG, 19 SEP, 17 OCT, 21 NOV, 19 DEC

Employment Workshop Dates

PCS-ING? SMOOTH MOVE SEMINARS ARE

DESIGNED TO MAKE TRANSITIONING SEAMLESS FOR YOUR FAMILY. TOPICS COVERED: TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT, LEGAL, FINANCE, TRI-CARE & FAMILY READINESS. CALL TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT.

A&FRC, 1000-1200 RSVP 6 SEP + Build a Professional Portfolio Class 23 SEP, 7 OCT, 16 OCT, 4 NOV, 18 NOV, 2 DEC, 16 DEC

SPOUSE & AI R MA N E M P L OY M E N T

Financial Classes LEARN ABOUT EVERYTHING FROM INVESTING, BUYING A CAR, HOME BUYING, CREDIT REPORTS, BUDGETING AND STAYING FINANCIALLY SOUND THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS. CLASSES ARE SHORT, PRACTICAL AND FULL OF GREAT TIPS.

SEE CALENDAR ON LAST PAGE FOR DATES & TIMES.

Heartlink Seminar Dates 11 AUG, 0900-1300, A&FRC 18 OCT, 0900-1300, A&FRC CALL TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT

WORKSHOPS & OPPORTUNITIES: EMPLOYMENT TOOLS, RESUME WRITING ASSISTANCE, PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO BUILDING, JOB SEARCHING, MOCK INTERVIEWS & PREP, FEDERAL RESUME BUILDING

H E A RT L I N K SEMINAR WHETHER YOU’RE A SPOUSE NEW TO THE MILITARY, ABOUT TO BECOME ONE, OR IF YOU’VE BEEN IN FOR 20 YEARS, HEARTLINK HAS SOMETHING TO OFFER YOU. OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE SPOUSE AWARENESS OF MILITARY MISSION, CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, PROTOCOLS, LOCAL RESOURCES & SERVICES. IT’S ALSO A GREAT WAY TO MEET OTHER SPOUSES. GREAT FOR EVERYONE!


Spouse Organizations Officer Spouse Club oscatvance@yahoo.com Socials are held on the second Tuesday of every month. Dues: 01-02: $30/yr, 03+ & Retirees: $60/yr. The Officer Spouse Club at Vance is a private organization for officers’ spouses to socialize and interact with an open and welcoming environment. It provides opportunities for spouses to develop supportive, nurturing and mentoring friendships through the monthly socials, fundraising and volunteering. The OSC is involved in raising funds for charitable donations to benefit the Enid community and to provide scholarships for dependents of active duty, spouses’ and contract workers of Vance AFB. It is open to all Officers’ spouses; student spouses, retirees and reservists.Your involvement will make a difference in your base, your community and your home. Natoque placerat sed sit hendrerit, dapibus velit molestiae leo a, ut lorem sit et lacus aliquam.

Enlisted Spouses Group enlistedspouses@gmail.com Socials are held on the second Monday of the month, August through May.

FIN D U S O N FACEBOOK VANCE SPOUSE ORGANIZATIONS PAGES SEARCH (OR CLICK ON LINKS ON THE LEFT) ! OSC- OFFICER SPOUSES CLUB “OFFICERS SPOUSES CLUB AT VANCE AIR FORCE BASE” ESG- ENLISTED SPOUSES GROUP “ENLISTED SPOUSES GROUP AT VANCE AFB” SSG- STUDENT SPOUSE GROUP “STUDENT SPOUSE GROUP AT VANCE”

N EW C O M E RS SEMINAR DESIGNED FOR ALL MEMBERS & FAMILIES NEW TO VANCE, THIS SEMINAR SHOULD LEAVE YOU FEELING MORE ENID SAVVY. WHERE: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER, BLDG. 455 WHEN: 0730 DATES: 9 AUG, 23 AUG, 13 SEP, 27 SEP, 11 OCT, 25 OCT, 8 NOV, 22 NOV, 13 DEC

The Enlisted Spouses Group’s focus is on fellowship, support and fun for all enlisted spouses at Vance Air Force Base. Student Spouse Group studentspousegroup@gmail.com Socials are informal and there are usually three per month including: informal coffee (at a spouse home), event (group activity) and dinner (group dining out). Our goal is to provide an opportunity for the spouses and significant others of student or casual officers at Vance to socialize, stay informed and learn more about the various aspects of military life in a supportive atmosphere.

VO L U N T E E R I N G VOLUNTEERING IS A GREAT WAY TO CONNECT AS WELL AS BUILD YOUR CREDENTIALS AND RESUME DURING A TRANSITIONAL SEASON. EMPLOYERS LOOK FOR EXPERIENCE AND VOLUNTEERING CAN PROVIDE JUST WHAT YOU NEED...PLUS, IT’S A LOT OF FUN ON YOUR OWN SCHEDULE! CHECK OUT OUR VOLUNTEER CONNECT PAGE FOR A LIST OF OPPORTUNITIES AT VANCE AND ENID .SEE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.


Military Spouse Vance AFB Newcomers Contact List Education

Jamie Crowell (580) 213-7027

School Liaison

Ruthie Wisdom McMeans (580) 213-6452

Wayland Baptist University

Rich Hedrick (580) 213-7320

Embry Riddle

Chelsea Whitford (580) 213-7320

Autry Technology

Josh Stephens (580) 213-6538

A&FRC NCO Deployment Assistance

TSgt Bobbie White (580) 213-6288

Relocation Assistance Mngr.

Maggie Laws (580) 213-6285

Topics Covered:

Volunteer Program Mngr.

Maggie Laws (580) 213-6285

Mental Health

Wendi Betz (580) 213-7419

Spouse Employment

Maggie Laws (580) 213-6285

Federal Employment

Angel Dominguez (580) 213-7873

Base Housing

Dixie Harding (580) 213-7438

Family Advocacy Dept.

Shawn Kelly (580) 213- 7419

Vance AFB Services Dept. “What’s Happenin”

Staff (580) 213-5940

Financial Assistance Mngr.

Ruthie Wisdom McMeans (580) 213-6452

L I KE U S O N FACEBOOK.

SARC Office

Terri Presa (580) 213-5598

G E T N E W S FA S T E R .

Military Life Consultant

MLFC (580) 478-6449

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Job search process Resume writing Interviewing Military benefits Change management 13-15 Sep, 3-5 Oct, 7-9 Nov, 5-7 Dec A&FRC (bldg. 314) Call to sign up for a briefing and seminar (580) 213-6330

VANCE A&FRC SITE

S C H O O L L I A I S O N P RO G R A M Vance A&FRC School Liaison Officer

Ruthie Wisdom-McMeans (580) 213-7517 terri.presa@vance.af.mil

Come visit us for more information about Enid’s school systems, programs and options. Public, private and homeschool options are all available in the area as well as special needs/Exceptional Family Member programs and support groups.

Enid Public School website: www.enidpublicschools.org

Enid Private Schools (call or visit A&FRC for listing)

OK Homeschooling info: www.oklahomahomeschooling.org

VO L UNTEER C O NNECT S ITE


20 1 1 FAL L / WINTE R C A LE NDA R A IR M AN & FA M ILY RE A D INE SS C E NT ER

Month August 2011

Workshop Employment Workshop

Newcomers Investing Made Simple Buying A Car New vs Used Buy vs Lease Smooth Move For PCSing Making Your Move Easier 10 Steps to Federal Resume Workshop September 2011 Employment Workshop Professional Portfolio Class Military Youth on The Move How to make your child’s move’s Easier Newcomers Smooth Move For PCSing Making Your Move Easier Psychology Of Spending Employment Workshop True Colors Newcomers October 2011 Employment Workshop 10 Steps to Federal Resume Workshop Newcomers Hombuyers All About Your Credit Report Employment Workshop Smooth Move For PCSing Making Your Move Easier Heartlink For Spouses Newcomers November 2011 Employment Workshop 10 Steps to Federal Resume Workshop Newcomers Breezing through the Holidays Psychology Of Spending Employment Workshop Smooth Move For PCSing Making Your Move Easier Newcomers December 2011 Employment Workshop 10 Steps to Federal Resume Workshop Newcomers 10 Steps to Financial Success Building A Better Budget Employment Workshop Smooth Move For PCSing Making Your Move Easier

Date 8/4/2011 & 8/26/2011 8/9/2011 & 8/23/2011 8/16/2011 8/17/2011 8/19/2011 8/30/2011 9/6/2011 9/6/2011 9/9/2011 9/13/2011 9/19/2011 9/21/2011 9/23/2011 9/23/2011 9/27/2011 10/7/2011 10/7/2011 10/11/2011 10/12/2011 10/12/2011 10/16/2011 10/17/2011 10/18/2011 10/25/2011 11/4/2011 11/4/2011 11/8/2011 11/16/2011 11/16/2011 11/18/2011 11/21/2011 11/22/2011 12/2/2011 12/2/2011 12/13/2011 12/14/2011 12/14/2011 12/16/2011 12/21/2011

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Special Notes

10am – 12pm 7:30am – 11am 5pm – 6:30pm 11am – 1:30pm 9am – 11am 12pm – 2pm 10am – 12pm 12:30pm - 2:30pm Lunch Power Hour 11am – 12pm 7:30am – 11am 9am – 11am 12:30 – 1pm 12:30pm – 2:30pm 10am – 12pm 7:30am – 11am 10am – 12pm 12pm – 2pm 7:30am – 11am 11am – 1pm 1pm – 2pm 10am – 12pm 9am – 11am 9am – 1pm 7:30am – 11am 10am- 12pm 12pm – 2pm 7:30am – 11am 11am – 12:30pm 12:30 – 1pm 1pm – 3pm 9am – 11am 7:30am – 11am 10am – 12pm 12pm – 2pm 7:30am – 11am 11am- 12:30pm 12:30pm – 1:30pm 10am – 12pm 9am – 11am

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