Upcoming Events – Week of June 4, 2017

— Tuesday, June 6, 2017 —

MEN’S HEALTH INFO SESSION

Myer Auditorium; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Session hosted by C4ISR Wellness Committee. Dr. Allison Agwu, MD, will heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of diseases among men and boys. All are welcome. For more information, contact Tiffany Grimes at 443-861-7901, tiffany.l.grimes.civ@mail.mil.

— Wednesday, June 7, 2017 —

RAISING SPECIAL KIDS – CELEBRATING OUR CHILDREN

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 7– Celebrating Our Children. For more information, contact EFMP Program Manager Nancy Goucher at 410-278-2420 or email nancy.e.goucher.civ@mail.mil.

KAYAK CLASS

Spesutie Island Marina, APG North (Aberdeen); 6 to 8 p.m. Registration Deadline: 3 days before each class. $60 per person. Other class dates are: July 12-13; and Aug. 30-31. For more information, call 410-278-4124/5789.

EEO MANDATORY FACE-TO-FACE FY17 TRAINING

Ball Conference Center, 9 a.m. Edgewood Conference Center, 1:30 p.m. Registration is not required. Employees will need to access the mandatory No-Fear-Act online. For more information, contact Charles Gilmore at Charles.l.gilmore3.civ@mail.mil or 410-278-0130.

— Thursday, June 8, 2017 —

EEO/HR FOR IMCOM SUPERVISORS TRAINING

Bldg. 3147; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration is required for IMCOM Supervisors/ Managers assigned within the last 90 days. For more information, contact Charles Gilmore at Charles.l.gilmore3.civ@mail.mil or 410-278-0130.

KAYAK CLASS

Spesutie Island Marina, APG North (Aberdeen); 6 to 8 p.m. Registration Deadline: 3 days before each class. $60 per person. Other class dates are: July 12-13; and Aug. 30-31. For more information, call 410-278-4124/5789.

— Friday, June 9, 2017 —

NIGHT GOLF

Exton Golf Course; 5:30 p.m. $40 for member; $45 for authorized, $50 for guest. Dinner provided. Pre-register at Exton Clubhouse. For more information, call 410-436-2213.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center; 6 p.m. Featuring the movie “Monster Trucks.” Free movie; food and drink available for purchase.

— Miscellaneous Announcements —

TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGE

The Directorate of Public Works announces a traffic pattern change at the intersection of Deer Creek Lopp/Bush River Road and Maryland Boulevard near the MD Rt. 715 gate, starting on or about May 1.

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.

COUPLES COUNSELING

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 margaret.m.digan.civ@mail.mil.

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 lisa.m.waldon.civ@mail.mil.

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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