2018-10-26 / Community Events

HAPPENINGS

Installation Halloween Night

Halloween will be observed in Fort Gordon housing areas this year on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. Important items of note: the Installation Halloween Night is not open to off-post personnel and the Boardman Lake area will be off-limits. Both law enforcement and assigned Servicemembers will provide increased safety measures, such as traffic control and foot patrols during the two-hour trick-or-treating window. If you have any questions or concerns, call (706)791-5460.

Retiree Outreach

The Fort Gordon Retiree Council Board will host outreach events from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Main Exchange and Commissary. The Retiree Council aims to assist retired military personnel, their widows and widowers, within the Fort Gordon retirement services area.

Firearms Class

The next Rifle and Pistol class, Nov. 3, is for firearm enthusiasts of all ages and those interested in firearms. The classes are open to all individuals 12 years of age and up. Cost is $40 per participant and includes instruction, range fees, ammunition and lunch. For more info or to register, call (706)791-5078.

Gordon Lanes

Come out to Gordon Lanes,

Nov. 3, for a fun night of bowling and pizza. Just $8 per person gets you 2 games, shoe rental, 2 slices of Domino’s pizza and a drink! All food and drink is while supplies last, so get in early to get your yummies. For more info, call (706)791-3446.

Retiree Appreciation Day

The Fort Gordon Retiree Appreciation Day is scheduled for 8 a.m. Nov. 3 at Darling Hall. Briefings and medical screenings will be available from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. A lunch choice of soup and salad or the taco bar will be served at noon in the Gordon Conference and Catering Center for $10. To attend, RSVP before Oct. 19 with the Retirement Services Office at (706)791-1950, or email ftgordonretcouncil@gmail.com.

T-Mobile info session

T-Mobile is on a mission to hire 10,000 Veterans and military spouses over the next five years. The company will be holding an information session Nov. 5, from 9-11 a.m., at the Family Outreach Center, hosted by Fort Gordon Employment Readiness.

Machine Gun Shoot

Fort Gordon Outdoor Recreation and the Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club present the 2018 Fall Machine Gun Shoot, Nov. 10, noon to 8 p.m. Come out and watch these professional shooters fire these amazing weapons. Food and beverage will be available for purchase, supporting Outdoor Recreation and the Sportsman’s Club from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Those interested in shooting, please contact Fort Gordon Outdoor Recreation at (706)791-5078.

Health and Wellness Fair

Do you have a business or organization that focuses on health and wellness? Would you like to participate as a demonstrator or sponsor? Save the date for our 2019 Health and Wellness Fair on Jan. 12. This event brings awareness to our Fort Gordon Servicemembers, families and the surrounding area about how to live a healthier lifestyle. The event will feature informative booths, as well as, interactive demonstrations. For more information call (706)791-2647.

Brown Bag Bible Study

The Center Chaplain’s Office sponsors a Brown Bag Bible Study every Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Darling Hall, Room 188D. Join others in nurturing your spiritual life through prayer, studying the Bible, and fellowship. All are welcome. Contact Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Joseph Ko at (443) 977-9910 if you have any questions.

Hilltop Riding Stables

Have your next party or unit

function at Hilltop Riding Stables. They have indoor and outdoor areas and are able to provide decorations. For more information call (706)791-4864.

Strength Board

Gordon Fitness Center has a new strength record board. Patrons can come and display their strength in the squat, bench press, deadlift, pushups and sit-ups. Perform the heaviest lift or complete the most reps to get your name displayed on the record board. Earn your bragging rights! For more information, call (706)791-2369.

Meme’s and Bobo’s

Don’t wait in line for mass made munchies, get your homemade Chinese food delivered straight to you courtesy of Meme’s & Bobo’s Express Chinese. They also have a lunch buffet that you can eat in or take out.Give them a call at(706)791-9774 for more details.

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.

Consumer Health Website

The EAMC Health Sciences Library now offers access to the Health & Wellness Resource Center website. HWRC provides 24/7, user-friendly access to a vast array of trustworthy and up-to-date health news and information. Special features include a Spanish-language search filter, text-to-speech technology, and the ability to translate into 40 languages and the user interface into 34 languages. All members of the Fort Gordon community and their immediate family members may register by calling (706)787- 4446/4447, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

MWR Scavenger Hunt

You could win an amazing grand prize after completing the 2nd annual MWR Scavenger Hunt. Pick up the latest copy of the FYI at most major locations on base and look on page 7.

Parenting Academy

Parenting can be very rewarding but doesn’t necessarily come with an instruction manual! The Parenting Academy is a series of 10 workshops covering different aspects of raising children from kids and technology to alternative parenting. Childcare is available and a light meal will be provided. For more information or to register, call NPSP at 706-791-5220.

New Parent Support

New Parent Support has a plethora of programs and events for families with children 4 and under. From playgroups to art session and massage instruction, they help to build the bond between parents and their new family member. For more info on their programs and the Family Outreach Center, visit Gordon.armymwr.com or call (706)791-5220.

Employment Readiness

The Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program offers free classes and workshops to help spouses land their dream job. Steps to Federal Employment is held the second and fourth Monday of each month. This workshop will walk you through every step to apply for federal employment. Resume Writing 101 is available for those seeking employment in the private sector. Registration is required. Workshops target military spouses, but are open to all military and DOD civilian ID cardholders. For more information, stop by the Command Support Center, 271 Heritage Park Lane, or call (706) 791-0368.

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