2017-02-17 / Community Events

HAPPENINGS

Airstrike Jump

The 707th Military Intelligence Battalion, representing the Augusta Master Chapter of the Military Intelligence Corps Association, is hosting a Jump for Intelligence today from 3 to 6 p.m. at the AirStrike trampoline facility located at 1249 Augusta West Parkway. For more information contact Staff Sgt. Anthony Burroughs at Anthony.j.burroughs4.mil@mail.mil or call (762) 206-2013.

Machine Gun Shoot

Join Outdoor Recreation Saturday for a day of shooting at the Machine Gun Fun Shoot. There will be a viewing from vintage WWI to modern .50 caliber machine gun and automatic firearms, they will be additionally shooting tracer rounds. The free event will have concessions available. For more information, call (706)791-5078.

Power Lifting

Show your power at the 6th annual Power Lifting Competition Feb. 25 at Gordon Fitness Center. To register forms must be submitted by Wednesday. Competition will have RAW power lifting rules. For full details, visit www.fortgordon.com.

Job Fair

Soldier for Life Transit ion Assistance Program is hosting an Employer Day Job Fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 28 at Darling Hall, which is Bldg. 33720 located at 307 Chamberlain Ave. Bring several resume copies, and practice your introductions. For more information, contact SFL-TAP at (706)791- 7333.


Theatre openings

Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre is looking for actors for their upcoming production of Beth Henley’s Crimes of the Heart. If interested, visit the Musical Theatre Workshops Studios in Martinez, Georgia, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Crimes of the Heart show dates: May 5, 6, 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20. Parts available for two men and four women. For more information, call (706)793-8552.


Shooting Class

Fort Gordon Outdoor Recreation has the perfect Pistol & Rifle Class to help introduce yourself to shooting or to improve your shot. Class is Feb. 25 from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Tactical Advantage Sportsman’s Complex. Lunch, all ammunition and firearms will be provided. Participants must register and pay the $40 per person fee. For more information, call (706)791-5078.

Golf Scramble

The 707th Military Intelligence Battalion, representing the Augusta Master Chapter of the Military Intelligence Corps Association, is hosting a golf scramble March 3 at the Goshen Plantation Golf Course located at 1601 Goshen Clubhouse Drive, Augusta Ga. 30906. The four person scramble starts at 9 a.m. with registration prior at 8 a.m. Entry deadline is Feb. 23. For more information contact Staff Sgt. Anthony Burroughs at Anthony.j.burroughs4.mil@mail.mil or call (762) 206-2013.

Father Daughter dance

The 2017 Spring Father Daughter Butterfly Ball will be held at Gordon’s Conference and Catering March 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets sales begin Monday through March 2. Limited tickets are on a first come first serve basis at $10 per person, which are available at the Recreation Office and Gordon Fitness Center. For more information, call (706)791- 4300.

Free dentures

Fort Gordon Prosthodontic Residency Program is looking for denture patients (no teeth remaining in the upper or lower jaws). Participants must have a valid military ID card (family member or retired). Bring a list of all medications taken. The staff prosthodontists will consider if individuals are qualified for the purposes of residency training. If selected, patients will receive a new set of dentures at no cost, with a limited amount of follow-up care. Call (706) 787-5102 to set up a screening appointment March 20 to 23 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Junior PGA

Junior PGA Clinic registration ends March 30. All practices and matches will be April through July. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity. For more details, visit www.fortgordon.com.

Over-30 Basketball League

If you have some basketball skills, are 30 or over and want to get social and active, this basketball league is just the thing for you. Grab your team and attend the mandatory coaches meeting March 30 at 1 p.m. A memorandum of intent must be signed by March 30. For more information and to register, call (706)831-6536.

Golfing

The Gordon Lakes Golf Course is offering informal lessons each Saturday in March by a PGA Pro for $10 per lesson. Offer is for authorized military ID card holders. Sign up in the Pro shop, spaces are limited. For more details, call (706)791-2433


Ladies Golf

Get PGA ready with the Ladies Golf Clinic at Gordon Lakes Golf Course. Sessions are $10 and includes range balls. For more details, call (706)791-2433.

Auto Classes

Free automotive classes are available to all military, retirees, spouses, family members and DoD civilians. Dependents must be age 16 and older. Classes are on an introductory level and are intended to familiarize individuals with various car problems such as brake and tire inspection, AC system and other common problems. All classes begin at 10 a.m. Register at www.fortgordon.com.

Morale Call

Join coworkers for some games and good times at Morale Call, at Alternate Escapes Café, Thursday. There will be entertainment, food, drinks and giveaways. Free gaming from 5 - 8 p.m. For more information, call (706)791-2555.

Employer Panel

Employment Readiness is looking for some military spouse (volunteers) who would like to participate on an employer panel with keynote speakers, June 21 from 9 .am. until 2 p.m. One of the requirement is that they would prefer a spouse who has been employed within the last year. If interested in the opportunity to provide effective feedback on employment trends and opportunities, this is a great chance. Those interested should contact Crystal Cochran at (706)791-0795, by the end of April so that we can provide additional information. I will need a firm commitment as the panel includes many key leaders.

Resume Prep

The Fort Gordon Employment Readiness Program will assist military spouses with their resume June 7 to prepare for the Fort Gordon Hiring Summit event scheduled June 21 - 22. If interested, call Employment Readiness at (706)791-0795.

Recycling

Fort Gordon Recycling’s Second

Quarter Challenge runs through Mar. 31. The Unit with the heaviest weight of cardboard will win $500 towards their unit funds. If you need recycling bins for your office or other necessities to make your recycling easier, contact Fort Gordon Recycling at 706-791-7881.

Horse Stable volunteers

Sign up for the Hilltop Riding Stables volunteer class. This will teach you all you need to begin volunteering at the stables and the skills to care for horses. The class will be held Saturdays and Sundays and is open to ages 14 and up. For more information or to sign up, call (706) 791-4864.


Free golf lessons

The “Hook a Soldier” golf program is a great opportunity for Soldiers and their families to pick up a relaxing and healthy habit. Every Saturday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Gordon Lakes Golf Club will host free one-hour golf lessons. No reservations are required. Golf lessons are open to active duty and family members. Call the Pro Shop for more information at (706) 791-2433.

Water aerobics

Free water aerobics classes are offered each third Saturday of the month at 9 a.m. for 45 minutes at the Indoor Pool. Authorized ID card users are allowed to bring two guests. Registration is not needed. For more information, call (706) 791-3034.

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