— Sunday, June 11, 2017 —
BALTIMORE RAVENS OFFENSE VS. DEFENSE CHARITY SOFTBALL GAME
Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium Aberdeen; 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and available until sold out. To purchase tickets, visit MWR Leisure Travel Services at Bldg. 3326.
— Wednesday, June 14, 2017 —
ARMY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Fanshaw Field; 6 a.m. formation run open to civilians. 8 a.m. cake cutting. 8:30 a.m. open field displays. 11 a.m. welcome ceremony and live bands. Food trucks arrive at 11 a.m. Speakers to include senior leaders and Vietnam veteran. Veteran band and bag piper to perform. Displays to include: – Blackhawk (static); Stryker (static); MATV (static); Aberdeen Test Center; Army Research Laboratory; 203rd MI Battalion; APG Police K9 unit demo; First Aid and CPR demo; SHARP Resource Center; Army Public Health Center; DPW Commuter Center; Federally Employed Women; and Federal Womens’ Program.
CAREFIRST CLAIM REP VISIT
Bldg. 3326, Room 102; 9 to 11:30 a.m.; Bldg. E2800, Room 103, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center has arranged for a claim representative of Care First Blue Cross Blue Shield to visit APG on Wednesday, June 14. The representative will be available to discuss claim problems and plan coverage. No appointment is necessary. For more information, contact Teri Wright at 410-278-4331 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RAISING SPECIAL KIDS – BEING A CONSCIOUS PARENT
Corvias Community Center; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Wednesday. To honor National Autism Awareness Month, the Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP will host the eight- week program, “Raising Special Kids,” which is designed for the parents of children with special needs. Free workbooks are provided. Schedule is as follows: June 14– Being a Conscious Parent. For more information, contact EFMP Program Manager Nancy Goucher at 410-278-2420 or email email@example.com.
— Thursday, June 15, 2017 —
POWER OVER DEBT INFO SESSION
Bldg. 6001, 2nd floor, room 224; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Session hosted by C4ISR Wellness Committee. If debt is dragging you down, take control of debt before it takes over your life. Power Over Debt: Break the Debt Cycle Informational Session where you will learn about the different kinds of debt, benefits and costs of credit, warning signs you have too much debt, what’s in-and how to get-your credit reports and credit score, how to tackle your debt, how to rebuild good credit, and-most importantly-how to stay out of debt. The session is open to civilians, contractors, and military. NON-C4ISR employees must bring their CAC to gain access to the building. For more information, contact Tiffany Grimes at 443-861-7901, firstname.lastname@example.org.
CPR & AED TRAINING CLASS
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute on APG South (Edgewood), located at 6700 Fairview Point Road. Classes at 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Hosted by the APG Directorate of Emergency Services. Classes are open to the entire APG community. For more information, contact Scott Kauffman at 410-306-0523 or email@example.com.
— Friday, June 16, 2017 —
MENS SUMMIT – THE ISSUES OF LIFE
Aberdeen Bible Church, 529 Edmund Street; 7-9:30 p.m. Registration fee $25 includes lunch and t-shirt. Keyote speaker will be Dr. Jerry Harmon, pastor of Grace Bible Baptist Church. For more information, call 443-395-7190.
HEALTHY LIFESTYLES FESTIVAL
APG Commissary; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn how to read the new nutrition facts label, pick the best produce, understand marketing tricks, and more. Free blood pressure checks. Information from APG Wellness Center; KUSAHC dietician Angela Lang; TRICARE; CareFirst; Harford County Health Department; and Upper Chesapeake Health System.
— Saturday, June 17, 2017 —
MENS SUMMIT – THE ISSUES OF LIFE
Aberdeen Bible Church, 529 Edmund Street; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration fee $25 includes lunch and t-shirt. Keyote speaker will be Dr. Jerry Harmon, pastor of Grace Bible Baptist Church. For more information, call 443-395-7190.
Corvias Community Center; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. SKIES instructional cooking class includes food preparation, following recipes, measurements; kitchen safety, and sanitation. For ages 7 and older. Registration is needed for each class. Cost is $20. for more info or to register contact tonya .firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-278-4589/3250.
— Miscellaneous Announcements —
APG POOLS NOW OPEN
The APG North (Aberdeen) Olympic Pool and the APG South (Edgewood) Bayside Pool open for recreation weekend swim starting Saturday, May 27th. Weekend swim hours will be 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 11. Full operational hours begin Monday, June 12 and run through Aug. 25.
Lap Swim: Monday through Friday,11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Recreational Swim: Monday through Friday, 12:30 to 7 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
HEALTH ASSESSMENTS ON APG SOUTH
Periodic health assessments are now available at the Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic, Edgewood Clinic at APG South (Edgewood). For more information, call 410-278-1960 or 410-436-3001.
ABERDEEN FARMER’S MARKET
Festival Park, 4 to 7 p.m. The City of Aberdeen will host its Farmer’s Market this year, on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, May through September. Local vendors will offer produce, eggs, meats, flowers, herbs, baked goods, wine, personal care items and more.
SRC COUNSELING SERVICE
Through a special partnership, counseling services through the City of Aberdeen Vet Center for active duty service members, veterans and their families are available on a limited basis at the APG SHARP Resource Center. Available services include individual, group, marital, family, bereavement and sexual trauma counseling. To check eligibility for Vet Center services, contact the center at www.vetcenter.va.gov/eligibility.asp. To make an appointment, contact the Vet Center at 410-272-6771 or 877-927-8387. Upcoming dates for counseling services at the SHARP Resource Center: April 12; May 10; June 14; July; 12; and Aug. 9.
Behavioral Health Care Services, or BHCS, at Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic is offering new Couples Counseling known as “The Sound Relationship House” which focuses on creating shared goals, commitments, managing conflicts and more. BHCS at KUSAHC offers a variety of counseling services, crisis intervention and referral assistance to active duty service members, military retirees and their families. Services are available 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, or to make an appointment, contact BHCS at 410-278-1715 or Family Advocacy Social Worker Margo Digan at 410-278-1827 or email@example.com.
BREAKING THE SILENCE SUPPORT GROUP
Dates and locations are confidential. Breaking the Silence Support Group is for service members and family members who have experienced domestic abuse. The group offers support through bi-weekly educational meetings, networking opportunities and a safe space where the healing process can begin. For more information contact Antoinetta Saunders-Gauth at antoinetta.m.saunders-gauth.civ@ mail.mil or 410-278-7478.
RETIRING SOON? UNCLE SAM WANTS TO THANK YOU!
Are you an APG Soldier or civilian nearing retirement from government service? Consider participating in the monthly Installation Retirement Ceremony. Hosted the last Thursday each month (except in November and December when hosted the first Thursday of the month) by the APG Garrison, the event includes awards and decorations provided to retirees and their spouses. Photo discs are mailed to each retiree four to six weeks after the ceremony. All Soldiers and civilians are eligible to participate, regardless of unit or organization. For more information, contact Lisa M. Waldon at 410-278-4353 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.