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Base Bulletin - Week of July 7

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

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On-base

Amazing gRace: Kids Edition
Squirt Guns, puzzles, face paint, legos and whipped cream. If any of this sounds like fun for your kids, then sign them up for Amazing gRace: Kids Edition at 9:30 a.m. July 30, starting at Building 210. Kids ages 7-18 are invited to participate. Each child must have a bicycle in order to participate, as stations will be hidden around the base. Volunteers are also needed. If you have any questions, to register or to volunteer, please call the Chapel at 567-3705.

Ellicott holds back to school day on Schriever
The Ellicott School District is holding a back to school registration day 9 a.m. – noon Aug. 1 at the Tierra Vista Community Center. Physicals will be held 8 – 11 a.m. at the base clinic. Parents interested in registering their child(ren) can call the appointment line 719-524-2273. For more information, contact Lt. Col. Joseph Huseman or Tech. Sgt. Richard Keene at 567-3232.

Volunteer Opportunity: 2016 Base Diversity Day
The 2016 Base Diversity Day is just around the corner. This year, Diversity Day will be held Aug. 26. We are looking for volunteers to set-up and tear-down. This is a great bullet for those who would like to volunteer. For those interested, please contact Staff Sgt. Jonathan Hill by phone at 567-6753.

Register for Green Dot Training
Registration is now open for Green Dot overview sessions (to meet the 2016 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response requirement). All personnel can register for an overview session on the FSS SharePoint. If you initially get a "denied access" error, simply press the request access link in the bottom of the error box and you will receive an email when access is granted. Classes are offered 2 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday, and 9 a.m. every Friday in the Building 300 auditorium. Class sizes are limited to 50.

Off-base

Military Retirees Activities Office holds monthly luncheon    
The Military Retiree Activities office holds a luncheon at noon the second Thursday of each month at the Peterson Air Force Base club, followed by its monthly council meeting at 2:30 p.m. in Building 350, Room 1206. The guest speaker for July 14 will be AdriAnn Bossie who will speak about Medicare coverage. Call 719-556-7153 for more information.

AFSA hosts next meeting
The Schriever chapter of the Air Force Sergeants Association (Chapter 1182) will host their next meeting at 3 p.m. July 14, at Rocky Mountain Brewery, located at 625 Paonia Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80915. Civilian attire is encouraged. Questions may be directed to Tech. Sgt. Jon Hart at 567-4101.

Society opens door to military widows
The Society of Military Widows is open to widows of any branch of military service, regardless of the spouse’s rank. The Pikes Peak Chapter 15 of the Society of Military Widows meets 10:30 a.m. the last Wednesday of the month at the Peterson Air Force Base club. Call 597-0492 or 591-9523 for more information.

Transportation

Van Pool seeks members
A Schriever van pool is looking for additional riders. It leaves from Albertson's parking lot on Union and Research at 5:45 a.m. and arrives at Schriever AFB around 6:15 a.m. The van leaves Schriever at 3:30 p.m. and returns to Albertson's around 4:15 p.m. This is a great way to reduce wear and tear on your car, save money and relax on the way to/from work. The cost is $115 per month. For government civilians and military, the cost is covered. Some companies also offer reimbursement for van pools so contractor cost will depend on your company’s policy. If interested, contact Herb Hipple at 567-0285.

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