Mark your calendar for things to do at Team APG and in the local community.
SAVE THE DATE
NOVEMBER 4 – FREEDOM FAMFEST
Maryland State Fairgrounds; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food, fun, facepainting, local vendors, silent auction, K9 talent show and weight pulling, disc dog competition, and more. Dogs are welcome. For more information, visit verusforveterans.com.
NOVEMBER 9 – NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE OBSERVANCE
APG South (Edgewood) recreation center; 10 a.m.
NOVEMBER 11 – VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCES
Havre de Grace @ 11 a.m.
Elkton, VFW 8175 @ 11 a.m.
Aberdeen, American Legion Post 128 @ 11 a.m.
Perryville, American Legion Susquehanna Post 135
Bel Air, Bel Air Memorial Gardens @ 3 p.m.
Baltimore @ 6 p.m.
NOVEMBER 29 – HOLIDAY BAZAAR
APG North Recreation Center
NOVEMBER 30 – HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
Join Team APG for its 2017 Holiday Tree Lighting Festival. Anticipated events include: a holiday parade, carolers, the lighting of the official installation holiday tree and a special visit from Santa! The festival will take place near the intersection of Harford Boulevard and Rodman Road on APG North (Aberdeen). All installation personnel and their families are invited to attend. Stay tuned for more details!
DECEMBER 1 – C4ISR HOLIDAY BALL
Top of the Bay, 30 Plumb Point Loop; 6 to 11 p.m. For more information, contact John Laursen at 443-861-7596 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DECEMBER – LOCAL HOLIDAY PARADES
Dec. 1 – Havre de Grace Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting
Dec. 2 – Aberdeen Christmas Parade
Dec. 2 – Cecil County North East Christmas Parade
Dec. 3 – Bel Air Christmas Parade
DECEMBER 5 — APG NORTH HOLIDAY SOCIAL
DECEMBER 7 — APG SOUTH HOLIDAY SOCIAL
EVENTS & TOWN HALLS
NOVEMBER 4 – SGT. ALFRED B. HILTON CELEBRATION & LUNCHEON
Ames United Methodist Church, 112 Baltimore Pike, Bel Air, Md. 21014. Noon to 3 p.m. Donation is $25. In honor of Veterans Day, a celebration and luncheon will be held for Harford County’s only Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, Civil War Sgt. Alfred B. Hilton. Members will share the efforts and accomplishments over the past year regarding official recognition of Sgt. Hilton. Most people don’t realize the bridge over I-95 at Route 22 in Aberdeen has been named in his honor. For more information, contact Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 55 at 410-652-1448 or 410-734-7755.
NOVEMBER 9 – C4ISR SERVICES COMMUNITY EXCHANGE WITH INDUSTRY
Mallette Training Facility, Bldg. 6008; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn about the RS3 Contract (MA IDIQ C4ISR Services Based Contract) and meet the 56 Prime government contractors. For more information, including event registration, visit https://acc.aep.army.mil/sites/ACC-APG/ RS3RT/C4ISRExchange/SitePages/ Home.aspx.
NOVEMBER 9 – MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY LUNCHEON
Ruggles Golf Course; Noon. Two-entrée buffet costs $22. Come celebrate the 242nd birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps during the 8th Annual APG Marine Corps Birthday Luncheon. All Marines – active, retired, reserve, veterans, FMF Corpsmen, DOD civilians and contractors -who work on APG, their families and supporters are welcome to attend. For more information, or to RSVP, contact Craig Reeling at 443-477-0670 or email Craig.Reeling@MarylandMarines.org or go online to www.MarylandMarines.org.
NOVEMBER 14 – BLOOD DRIVE
APG North recreation center; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make an appointment online at militarydonor.com using sponsor code APGMD.
MEETINGS & TRAINING
NOVEMBER 13 – SUICIDE AWARENESS TRAINING
Myer Auditorium, Bldg. 6000, 10 to 11 a.m. Kevin Hines, one of only 34 people who jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge and survived, shares his story to help prevent more suicides and to educate people about wellness. Hosted by the Materiel Systems Analysis Activity, this presentation counts towards FY18 mandatory Suicide Awareness training. For more information, contact Lori Wohr at email@example.com
NOVEMBER 30 – MOAA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DINNER MEETING
Water’s Edge Events Center, 6 p.m. registration; dinner, 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Guest speaker is retired USAF Lt. Gen. Dana T. Atkins, President and CEO, Military Officers Association of America. Register at http://susquehannamoaa.org/chapter- activities by Monday, Nov. 27. For more information, contact Annie Brock at 443-686-1484 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DECEMBER 5 – IMCOM FY18 MANDATORY EEO FACE-TO-FACE TRAINING
Bldg. 3074; 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Registration is not required. For more information, email email@example.com or call 410-278-0130.
DECEMBER 7 – IMCOM FY18 EEO MANDATORY FACE-TO-FACE SUPERVISORS TRAINING
Bldg. 3147; 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. For IMCOM managers and supervisors in a supervisory position. Supervisors must register to attend. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-278-0130.
THROUGH DECEMBER 19 – AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE
Berger Bldg. E3549, Conference Room 101; each Tuesday; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m The text book “ABC, A Basic Course in American Sign Language,” first or second edition, can be found on Amazon.com. The class is free and open to government civilians and contractors. Bring your lunch. To register, contact Randy Weber at 410-436-8546, email@example.com.
CHILD & YOUTH SERVICES
THROUGH NOVEMBER 13 – YOUTH CHEERLEADING REGISTRATION
APG Youth Center, Bldg. 2522. Practices begin Dec. 1. Open to youth ages 6-15. Cost is $45 per participants. Sports physical required. Participants to cheer for APG basketball teams on Saturdays. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-306-2297.
DECEMBER 27-29 – 4-H/ARMY CYS BABYSITTING COURSE
Bldg. 2503; 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Ages 13-18. Free. Registration required. Class to familiarize participants with all the responsibilities of babysitting as well as certifying the participant in CPR/First Aid. Students will receive a certificate of completion as well as their CPR /First Aid cards, fire safety, child abuse awareness, and medication training. Attendance of all three days in session is required for certification. For more information, contact email@example.com or call 410-278-1233.
SPORTS, LEISURE & RECREATION
NOVEMBER 15 – 2017 ARMY ENTERTAINMENT COMEDY TOUR
APG North recreation center; 5 p.m. doors open, 6:30 p.m. show starts. Cost is $15 advance; $20 at the door. Show to feature Felipe Esparza and Finesse Mitchell with special guest Seaton Smith. Adults [18+] only. Buy tickets online at www.apgmwr.com or visit the MWR ticket office at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center. For more information call 410-278-4011/4907.
DECEMBER 2 – NEW YORK CITY BUS TRIP
Departs APG North recreation center; 7 a.m. Returns approximately 9 p.m., traffic dependent. Transportation only. Registration deadline is Nov. 17. To reserve a seat, visit the MWR ticket office at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center. For more information call 410-278-4011/4907.
WEDNESDAYS – BOWLING, BINGO & BEER
Brewner Lanes (Bldg. 2342); 4 to 6 p.m. $1 bowling games, $1 shoe rental. U-pick-em Bingo. Discounted appetizers and beer. For more information, call 410-278-4041.
WEDNESDAYS – ULTIMATE FRISBEE OPEN PLAY
Shore Park; 5 to 7 p.m. Ultimate is a limited-contact team field sport played with a frisbee. Points are scored by passing the disc to a teammate in the opposing end zone. Other basic rules imply that players must not take steps while holding the disc (must maintain a pivot) an that interceptions and incomplete passes are turnovers. All levels are invited. For more information, call 410-278-7933.
HEALTH & RESILIENCY
NOVEMBER 14 – LUNG DISEASE INFO SESSION
Bldg. 6001, second floor, room 224; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lung Disease Info Session will discuss causes, risk factors, screening and prevention methods as well as diagnosis and treatment options. Session is open to installation employees, military and contractors. VTC is available. For disability-related accommodations, contact CECOM EEO at 443-861-4355 before Oct. 31. For more information, contact Tiffany Grimes at 443-861-7901, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
KIRK U.S. ARMY HEALTH CLINIC NEW HOURS
KUSAHC has expanded its clinic hours. The hours by clinic are as follows below. To schedule an appointment, call 410-278-KIRK (5475), 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or go to https://www.tricareonline.com/
Primary Care Appointments: 6:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m., Monday thru Thursday; 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday
Pharmacy: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday thru Friday
Lab: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday;
Radiology: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday thru Thursday; 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday
Physical Therapy: 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday
Optometry: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday
Behavioral Health: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday
Health Benefits: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday
Outpatient Records: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday thru Friday
DENTAL CLINIC HOURS & TRAINING CLOSURES
The APG North Dental Clinic hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday; Urgent Care, 7 to 8 a.m. The APG South Dental Clinic hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Wednesday; Urgent Care, 7 to 8 a.m. On the first Wednesday of the month both Dental Treatment Facilities close 7 a.m. to noon for standardized training. The APG North Dental Clinic is open for scheduled appointments in the afternoon. On the second Thursday of the month both Dental Treatment Facilities close all day for DENTAC standardized training.
ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE
NOVEMBER 8 – PARENT EDUCATION LUNCH & LEARN
ACS Bldg. 2503, second floor conference room, noon to 1 p.m. Register in advance for this free parent discussion with the topic: Biting. Adults only, childcare not provided. For more information, contact Lisanne Blake at 410-278-1233 or email email@example.com.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & MISCELLANEOUS
The Religious Support Office is seeking community input to improve programs and services to meet the religious needs of the military, civilians, and family members who live and work on APG. Please fill out the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/APG ReligiousNeedsSurvey. Your answers will help guide the effort to ensure the free exercise of religion at APG. For more information, or to address concerns or comments not addressed within the survey, contact the chapel at 410-278-4333.
VOLUNTARY TRANSFER LEAVE PROGRAM
The following is the current list of all eligible Voluntary Transfer Leave Program recipients. VTLP allows an employee who has a medical emergency to receive transferred annual leave directly from other employees to avoid being placed in a leave without pay situation. For more information, or to donate leave, contact Sue Campbell at 410-306-0266.
Audrey J Alba; Jennifer D Anderson; Kimberly A Bailey; LaToshia L Barrett; Diane L Bauer; Teresa A Branscome; Jessica Casco-DeJesus; Lisa I Carroll; Jacqueline M. Childress; Yong S Choi; Patrice D. Collins; Janeen L Damiano; Michael J Dissek; Karen F Donahue; Stephen M. Donahue; James J. Fackett; Lonnie Gaddis; Patricia A Gibbs; Natalie M. Grenoble; Kenneth P. Goss; Larry L. Hall; Gerald D Harmon; Sami H. Hawasli; Dawn C Hoerr; Bruce A Huggler; Theresa E Humphries; Matthew S Jeffries; Eric F. Kelly; Teresa J. Layden; Amy M. Lucy; Stephen V Malczewski; Jennifer L Marshall; Donna M. Massimiano; Themla A. Ofori; Robert M Pezzella; Jelisa A. Scotton; Billy J Smiley; Deananne Snodgrass; Je’Neane Solomon; Dorris A Tisdale; Frank Zydel.
FIREWOOD AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
Firewood is available, on a first-come first-served basis, at a cost of $20 per level standard 8-foot pick-up truck, $15 per level standard 6-foot pick-up truck, and $5 per car trunk load. For more information, contact Scott English at 410-436-9804 or Kathy Thisse at 410-436-8789.
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