2017-02-17 / Community Events


Knitting group

The Knitting Circle at the Woodworth Consolidated Library meet Saturdays 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn new techniques or share your knowledge and stories. For more details, call (706)791-0396.

Garden Club

Join the Garden Club, Feb. 16, and show off your green thumb or learn some new tips and tricks to use in your garden. Club meetings are every third Thursday of the month at the Woodworth Consolidated Library, 5 - 6 p.m. Topics cover everything from planning, to keeping the pests off produce and how to preserve your harvest. For more information, call (706)791-9483.

Range Safety Briefs

Range Safety Briefs resume regular schedule for 2017. In accordance with the USACyberCoE&FG Regulation 350-19, safety briefs will be conducted each second and fourth Thursday of the calendar month at 0900. Unit S-3s are required to submit memorandums to the Range Control Office by 4 p.m. “Tuesday prior to the following Thursday’s class.” Memorandums must be signed by a battalion commander or higher and can be submitted electronically or delivered to Range Control in hard-copy. Briefings are designed for NCOs, sergeant and above, and officers, who will fill the positions as officer-in-charge or range safety officer on live fire ranges and training areas. For more information, contact Randy Harris at (706)791-5005 or email randall.l.harris4.civ@ mail.mil.

Catholic women

The Center Chaplain’s Office sponsors the Catholic Women of the Chapel at Good Shepherd Chapel on Barnes Avenue on the first Friday of the month starting with the Rosary at 5:45 p.m., then Mass and dinner afterward. All women of the chapel are invited to attend. For more information, call (706) 726-0651 or email cwoc@saintmichaelparishfg.org.

Protestant women

The Center Chaplain’s Office sponsors the Protestant Women of the Chapel. The PWOC’s fall groups will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Center Chaplain’s Office, Bldg. 29601 on Barnes Avenue, and 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Religious Education Center, Bldg. 13. Child care is provided at the Thursday morning group for those who are centrally and locally registered with Child and Youth Services. For more information, email ftgordonpwoc@gmail.com.

SKIES classes

Fort Gordon Child and Youth Services will hold registration for SKIES classes at Parent Central Services, Bldg. 44401, 44th Street or through Webtrac. All children must be registered with Fort Gordon CYS. For more information, call Connie R. Preston, outreach service director, at (706) 791-1305 or Shannon Williams, sports director, at (706) 791-5104.

EFMP parent info

Exceptional Family Member Program has their Parent Information Exchange on the third Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and the third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Family Outreach Center, Bldg. 33512 (behind Woodworth Library). For more information, call (706) 791-4872. PIE is an opportunity for parents and sponsors with the EFMP to meet and exchange information, resources and ideas to better meet their unique needs. For more information, call (706) 791-4872.

Horse Stables

Hilltop Riding Stables has boarding slots open. There are several packages to fit any budget and with regular access to your horse, you can ride whenever you would like. For more information, call (706)791-4864

Community Garden

The Fort Gordon Community Garden opens March 1. Be prepared by purchasing your 9’ x 9’ plot any time after Feb. 1. Each plot can be leased for the season for $40. For full details visit, www.fortgordon.com.

Fitness Center hours

Gordon Fitness Center has new hours beginning in January. They will be open Monday to Friday, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more details, call (706) 791-1662

Employment Readiness

The Army Communit y Service Employment Readiness Program can help with job searching, career coaching, resume writing, interviewing tips and networking to help spouses land their dream job. Employment Readiness Program also offers free classes and workshops. Spouses should attend the free Resume Writing 101 and Steps to Federal Employment classes held Mondays. The Employment Readiness Program’s goal is to provide spouses with the tools and support needed to attain employment. Spouses seeking employment and more job search information may stop by Darling Hall, Room 155, or call (706) 791-0795.

Visual Info Center

The Visual Information Center’s new location is Bldg. 40709, located on 41st Street. Customers who are scheduled for photo sessions are advised to allow adequate travel time to prepare for their appointment. The pickup point for all Visual Information products not transmitted electronically will be at the new location. For more information, contact Dale Narramore, Visual Information manager, at (706) 791-3845.

Food Handler Course

Environmental Health Preventative Medicine offers a food handler course every Friday at 1 p.m. at Maglin Hall, Bldg. 38701, on the corner of 38th Street and 7th Avenue. If there is a holiday, the course will be held Thursday. The course is free and open to all ranks and FRGs. The Food Handler Certificate is good for one year , which allows Soldiers and FRGs to participate in unit events that involve the handling and selling of food on Fort Gordon. For more information, contact Environmental Health Preventative Medicine at (706) 787-1279 or (706 )787-1216.

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