2017-03-10 / Community Events

HAPPENINGS

Debt notice

All services under Air Force Staff Sgt. Alexander Earles should be put on hold. Earles died March 6. Second Lt. Evan Turner is authorized to make disposition of the personal effects of Earles as stated in Air Force Instruction 34-511. Any person having claims for or against the deceased should contact Turner at (762)206-9039.

St. Patrick’s Day shuffle

Bring a little magic to your next family day outing at the St. Patrick’s Day Shuffle and Geo- Cache, March 11. This is a great opportunity for families and beginners to Geo-caching to learn more about it and experience a small trail for themselves. Join us on Engineers Field, near the Dog Park, and enjoy a fun filled family event for all ages. There will also be a 5K starting from Engineers Field and trailing thru the Disc Golf course. For further information, call (706)831-6536.

Morale Call

Morale Call is at Heroes Sports Bar March 16, 4 – 7 p.m. Enjoy free appetizers and refreshments, with a full menu for purchase. There will be music, prizes and frivolity for all. Early Birds will receive a free game of bowling from 4 – 5 p.m. Find all the details at www.fortgordon.com.

Unit Softball

Men’s and Women’s unit softball leagues begin March 16. Coaches meeting, March 16, is mandatory for those to participate and must have a signed memorandum of intent by this date. League will last from April to July. For more information, call (706)791-1142. Registration ends March 16.

ACS Job Fair

ACS is hosting a mini job fair, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Cyber Fitness Center. Make sure to dress in business attire and bring several resume copies. Employers are looking for well-qualified and brilliant new employees of all experience levels. For more information, call (706)791-0795.

Softball leagues

Men’s and Women’s unit softball leagues begin March 16. Coaches meeting, March 16, is mandatory if you wish to participate, must have a signed by this date. League will last from April to July. For more information, call (706)791-1142.

Masters Lottery

Registration forms for the Masters Lottery available from Pat Camacho, Bldg. 28320 on Lane Ave. Registration goes through March 17. Drawing will take place 8 a.m. March 20. It is the responsibility of the applicant to call and check the results of the drawing. Badges are limited to one day use and all winners must pay $82 to receive their badge. All entrants must be active duty military stationed at Fort Gordon. For more details, call (706)791-2611.

Education Plan

The IEP Clinic, March 18, is an opportunity for exceptional families to receive intensive one on one support for understand an Individualized Education Plan. This is free training and each family receives a one hour session. This clinic creates an entirely customized IEP for the parent’s needs. Please bring a current copy of the child’s IEP and arrive at your scheduled time. To reserve an appointment, call (706)791-9707.


Basketball tournament

Get in on the madness with the March Madness 3 on 3 basketball tournament, set for March 25 at Cyber Fitness Center. For more information, call (706)791- 7370/8266. Registration ends March 17.

Dare to Tri Triathlon

Dare to Tri your hardest at the Sprint Triathlon, March 25. The course will begin and end at the Indoor Pool, and cover swimming, running and biking. For more details, call (706)791-1142 or visit www.fortgordonrunseries.com.

Golf for Veterans

PGA Hope Augusta offers complimentary golf clinics for veterans through March 30 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Jones Creek Golf Club, located at 4087 Hammonds Ferry Road, Evans, Georgia 30809. To sign up, contact Doug Cameron at (803)257-5988 or email dougcameron@pga.com.


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.

Painting class

The Paint Me Pretty class, March 31, is doing a special spring centered piece. Cost for each person is $35, which covers all materials, supplies, appetizers and beverages. For more details, call (706)791-4300. Registration is due by March 29. Spaces are limited and it is first come first serve.

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 BasketballLeague

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.

The Living Last Supper

A Living Last Supper is scheduled to be held 7 p.m. April 12 and 13 at Bicentennial Chapel, located on Brainard Avenue. Attend the dramatic presentation of the last supper through the twelve disciple’s experiences with Jesus. For more information, call (706)791-5653.

Reserve’s Birthday

The U.S. Army Reserve celebrates 109 years. A cake cutting ceremony is scheduled 11:30 – 3 p.m. April 22 at the Barton Field Amphitheater. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Chaundra Gore at (706)791-5878 or email chaundra.n.gore.mil@mail.mil.

Earth Day

Celebrate Army Earth Day with us at the 2017 Earth Faire and Spring Flea Market, April 29. There will be displays, contests, vendors and exhibitions. If you would like to be a vendor at the Spring Flea Market, submit your application to Danielle Hayes at (706)791-4300. All the details at www.fortgordon.com.

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.

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 a.m. 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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