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News Brief - week of March 6

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Commit to recycle more
Schriever AFB is committed to preserving our community and the environment through improving recycling participation. The solid waste diversion rate or percentage of trash not placed in a landfill through recycling for fiscal 2013 was 48 percent. In order to reach the Air Force mandated diversion rate of 55 percent by fiscal 2015, everyone needs to commit to recycling. Schriever AFB utilizes a "single stream" recycling program, which makes recycling easy by placing all recyclables into the same container. For more information or questions, contact 567-4242 or 567-3910.

Buckley AFB hosts job fair
The Buckley Airman and Family Readiness Center is hosting a job fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 13. The fair will be held at their Leadership Development Center, and is open to all valid identification card holders. For more information, please call 720-847-6681.

Rent movies at Schriever Express
Don't forget to stop by the Schriever Express to rent some of your favorite movies. Outside of the main doors is an automated system that carries some of the newest movies, as well as some classic favorites. Stop by the Schriever Express to find out more information, and to see what movies are available.

Schriever kicks off AFAF campaign
Attention Airmen at Schriever. This year's Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicked off March 3 and goes through April 11. AFAF is your opportunity to change the lives of fellow Airmen and their families. Contact your unit rep now and donate today. Fill out your form online at http://www.afassistancefund.org/fund/form.cfm. You must print your form and hand it in to your rep in order for your donation to be processed. No matter how big or small the contribution, every donation makes a huge difference. Thank you for helping.

Chaplain office holds Catholic Ash Wednesday prayer service
Please join us for a Catholic prayer service with the distribution of ashes commemorating Ash Wednesday 10:30 a.m. March 5 in the Building 300 Chapel Resource Room (Room 146) near the dining facility. For more information, contact the chapel at 567-3705.

50 SW/HC offers Protestant Ash Wednesday service
March 5 marks the beginning of the Lenten season, a time for self-examination and self-denial to focus on the gift of Easter. We will celebrate the Holy Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes during the service 11:30 a.m. in Building 300 Chapel Resource Room (Room 146) near the dining. For more information, contact the chapel at 567-3705.

Seeking Falcon vanpool riders
Space is available for a vanpool that originates from Falcon Walmart (Woodmen and Meridian Market View Road). The van departs 6:25 a.m. weekdays and arrives at Schriever 6:55 a.m. At the end of the duty day, the van departs Schriever AFB at 4:10 p.m. and arrives at Falcon Walmart 4:40 p.m. Drop off and pickup points on Schriever AFB may vary. For further information, please contact Jay Carroll at 721-0739 or Jacque Donley at 567-7946.

Reduce stress by improving sleep
Are you waking up tired? Feeling unrefreshed or unrested? Having difficulties falling or staying asleep at night? Want a better night of sleep? Nationally, one-third of the population experiences occasional sleep problems yet only 10 percent of sleep problems are caused from medical conditions. The remainders of sleep problems are caused by things we can control. Come to the sleep enhancement class to find out how you can get a better night's sleep. The class is noon to 1 p.m. March 28 and April 23 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center classroom in Building 101. No registration required. Call 567-4619 with any questions.

Air Force Services Agency conducts food services assessment survey online
The Air Force Services Agency wants to hear from Airmen and their families. A random group of more than 260,000 individuals Air Force wide will receive an invitation to complete an online survey through the survey contractor, CFI Group. The Food Services Assessment Survey is an approved survey, SCN AF 17-114SVKS. Members invited are encouraged to participate to help ensure that food service needs are being met throughout the Air Force community.
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