2018-08-03 / Community Events


Change of Command

The 7th Signal Command (Theater) will hold a change-of-command ceremony 8 a.m. today at Alexander Hall for outgoing Brig. Gen. Welton Chase Jr. and incoming Brig. Gen. Thomas A. Pugh.

Change of Command

The 513th Military Intelligence Brigade will hold a change-of-command ceremony 9 a.m. Tuesday at Barton Field for outgoing Col. Deborah Ellis and incoming Col. Joshua Fulmer.

Assumption of Responsibility

35th Signal Brigade (Theater Tactical) will host an assumption of-responsibility ceremony for incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Darien D. Lawshea at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Signal Towers flagpole. Inclement weather location is Cyber Fitness Center.

Troops to Teachers

The Education Services Division hosts a briefing the second Thursday of each month from 10 a. m. to noon at the Command Support Center, Bldg. 35200, located at 271 Heritage Park Lane. Benefits, financial assistance and incentives, counseling/referral services will be covered. Program is open to current and former Servicemembers with “Honorable” period of service. For seating, call (706) 791-200 and for more information, visit www.proudtoserveagain.com to apply or email TTT@navy.mil. former Servicemembers with “Honorable” period of service. For seating, call (706) 791-200 and for more information, visit www.proudtoserveagain.com to apply or email TTT@navy.mil.

Change of Command

The 116th Military Intelligence Brigade will hold a change-of-command ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 10 at the Barton Field for outgoing Col. Daniel Mettling and incoming Col. Ernesto Cortez. Inclement weather location is Alexander Hall.

Change of Command

The 480th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group will hold a change-of-command ceremony on Aug. 15 at 9:30 a.m. at Alexander Hall for outgoing Col. Mark Mitchem and incoming Col. Abraham Jackson.

Change of Command

The Navy Operations Information Command – Georgia will hold a change-of-command ceremony 10 a.m. Aug. 17 at Alexander Hall for outgoing Capt. Patrick A. Count and incoming Capt. William Kramer.

BOSS ComicCon

The Better Opportunities for Single Servicemembers is hosting a ComicCon 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 18-19 at the Cyber Fitness Center. All service branches, units, and surrounding community are invited to participate. There will be comic stands, comic book characters, video games, tabletop games, trading card games, and Anime. For more information, call (706)791-3477.

Hiring Fair

The Army Community Service Program Employment Readiness Program will be hosting a Hiring Fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Army Community Service Annex Bldg. 39109, located behind the Main Exchange. More than 20 employers are expected to attend. Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet local employers from various sectors, to include business services, public schools, retail and government. Job seekers should bring several copies of resumes and be prepared for interviews. The event is open to the public. For more information, call (706)791-0368.

Unit-Level Flag Football

As part of the Army Sports Program, units form teams to compete on the installation against other units for the right to play in the Post Championship. Units receive Commanders Cup Points for participation and for how well they perform in the end of season playoffs. Units will use Unit-Level play to assist in the determination of their battalion teams for play in the Battalion-Level season. For more information, visit Gordon. armymwr.com.

Fitness Challenge

Get your sweat on with the Gordon Fitness Challenge. This is a 12-week program starting Aug. 27, which is designed to challenge participants to live a healthier lifestyle by completing a fitness assessment and track their exercise activity on the treadmill, elliptical or bike. The top two participants will win prizes. Visit www.gordon.armymwr.com for more information.

Infant Massage

Bond with your baby and learn to soothe them during rough nights with a quick massage. New Parent Support is hosting infant massage instructional classes at the Family Outreach Center. For dates and to register, call (706)791-5220

Parents Night Out

Have a night out on the town or watch a movie in a quiet home. Child & Youth Services offers Parents Night Out on select dates each month from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Children 6 weeks to 17 years must be registered with CYS to participate. The cost is $28 per child for up to five hours of care to have some free time. For more information, call (706)791-4455/4722.

Gardening Club

Get your green thumb on point at the Fort Gordon Community Garden Gardening Club. The club meets the fourth Thursday of every month and covers various topics and techniques for expanding and preserving a harvest. Join them at the Woodworth Library across from Barton Field. For more information, call (706)791-4300.

Knitting Circle

Join the Knitting Circle every Saturday at the Woodworth Consolidated Library from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn new knitting patterns, tricks to get that perfect purl and make new friends in the process. For more information and to register, call (706)791-7323.

New Parent Support

Join New Parent Support for different fun and family-centered activities. This event is open to families with children 0-4 years old (older siblings welcome). New Parent Support has prenatal and postpartum yoga groups. For more information on dates and times, call (706)791-5220.

Morale Call

Join us for food and fun at Heroes Sports Bar inside Gordon Lanes Bowling Center. Morale Call is every month on the third Friday. There will be delicious finger foods from our very own Kegler’s Cafe, as well as live music from DJ Tony Howard. Show up early and get in a free game of bowling between 4 and 5 p.m. For more information, call (706)791-3446.

Breastfeeding Support

Come meet other mothers and learn new techniques, tips and tricks as well as just to have fun with your baby. The group meets every third Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call (706)791-5220.

Survivor Outreach Services

Join Survivor Outreach Services every third Wednesday for lunch. Gather with other SOS members and enjoy socialization. To RSVP, call (706)791-9483.

Horse stable volunteers

Sign up for the Hilltop Riding Stables volunteer class. This will teach you what 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 older. For more information or to sign up, call (706)791-4864.

Auto classes

Free automotive care 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.

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