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Tag: community
  • Schriever SFB coffee shop changes owners

    The L&L Coffee Shop at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, has changed owners, as Linda and Larry Lorenz retired and gave the business to their nephew, Riley Tindle, on May 31, 2022. Tindle now runs the shop along with his fiancée, Jessica, and his mother, Lona.
  • Schriever AFB hosts trick-or-treat, Halloween parade

    Gage, 4, left, and Ronan, 6, trick-or-treat at the annual trick-or-treat and Halloween parade at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Oct. 31, 2019. The event was open to all of team Schriever and their children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)
  • New 50th SW VPI seeks community unity, awareness for SAAPM

    April marks Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and Jessica Ditson, the 50th Space Wing’s new violence prevention integrator, is excited to embark on a communal effort to fulfill the month’s consistent theme of “Protecting our People Protects the Mission.”
  • Airmen compete in donkey basketball tournament

    Ten Schriever Airmen went head-to-head against Ellicott High School students and faculty members during a donkey basketball mini tournament at Ellicott, Colorado, Sept. 20.
  • #IamSCHRIEVER Portraits - Week of June 21

     "IamSCHRIEVER Portraits” feature photos and interviews of Team Schriever members and aim to engage community members and share their stories and experiences with all of Team Schriever. The intent is to increase awareness, appreciation and engagement of diversity within the force and enable more open, honest and respectful communication throughout
  • Team Schriever continues to build community bonds

    The Air Force emphasizes being active in the local community is an inherent part of being an exceptional and well-rounded Airman.
  • Year in Review: strengthening community bonds

    Schriever Air Force Base always aims to maintain its close relationship with the local community and 2017 was no exception.
  • Cookies for the Troops: sharing holiday spirit

    Peterson, Schriever, Cheyenne Mountain Spouses’ Club members prepared thousands of cookies as part of its Cookies for the Troops program Dec. 6.
  • 50th SW Chaplains give back through Angel Tree

    The 50th Space Wing Chaplains office is hosting an Angel Tree gift collection now through Dec. 8, 2017. Pick up an angel on a tree by the Satellite Dish Dining Facility, Building 210 atrium to help needy Ellicott School District and Schriever Air Force Base community children. You can drop off gifts at the Chaplains' office or e-mail the assigned
  • NASA astronaut inspires Schriever Airmen

    Col. Jack Fischer, NASA astronaut, met with more than 70 Schriever Airmen and family members at the event center Nov. 13.
  • Don’t ‘fall’ for these safety hazards

    As the fall season arrives, new hazards come with it. The change in weather can increase driving risks, health concerns like the flu, fireplace mishaps and hunting accidents.
  • Diversity Day shows strength in differences

    "Diversity is a good thing, teamwork is a good thing, mutual respect for each other, regardless of background, circumstance, situation, is important. That is the focus today. The focus is not about how we are different per se; it is about how what we bring to the table complements what's on the table --How we can best help each other to be better and to be a stronger team," said Col. Jennifer Grant, 50th Space Wing commander.
  • Back to school event prepares parents, kids

    While it may seem like summer has only begun, Schriever helping agencies and other organizations are ready to prepare kids for the start of the school year with a free back to school event at the Building 20 July 27.
  • Schriever, Ellicott provide youth summer activities

    The Summer Enrichment Program furthers the 50th Space Wing’s priority investing in a culture of exceptional service and community for Team Schriever and their families by offering activities and opportunities to Ellicott School District and Schriever Air Force Base youth.
  • SAC makes blankets for homeless

    Leah Kennedy cuts strips for Jasmine Ray (left) and Katie Ford, Schriever School Age Care program participants, to tie during a blanket-making activity at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. Kennedy, the mother of a Child Development Center staff member and an avid quilter, volunteered to help youth make the blankets to
  • Festival shares holiday cheer

    Waves of Schriever families and personnel found a winter wonderland waiting for them here Dec. 3 during the 2016 Candy Land Children’s Holiday Fest.The 50th Force Support Squadron held the free event at the base fitness center, drawing crowds to play games, win prizes, eat lunch, see live reindeer, and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, a favorite among
  • Neighborhood Watch comes to Schriever

    In an effort to help Tierra Vista Communities residents feel a little more secure, the 50th Security Forces Squadron is building a Neighborhood Watch program here.“It’s just another layer of protection for our neighborhood,” said Holly Jones, 50 SFS investigator. “We want to make sure everybody is taken care of.”Initially, the Neighborhood Watch
  • Slide the City returns to Schriever

    More than 370 participants slipped, slid and tubed down a 500-foot slip-and-slide as the 50th Force Support Squadron brought Slide the City back to Schriever for a second straight year Friday.This year, the slide was set up on a hill behind the fitness center, giving participants a closer experience to the slide brought to Colorado Springs Aug.
  • Schriever, Ellicott team up for youth programs

    The Schriever Air Force Base School Age Care program invited the Ellicott Summer Camp participants to the installation for a trio of events to help enhance the relationship between the two programs and the programming available for base youth.“I think bringing the Ellicott kids out here was a good opportunity to support the community,” said Vicki
  • Schriever Airmen volunteer at Ellicott field days

    More than 30 Schriever Air Force Base Airmen and their spouses volunteered to assist Ellicott School District staff run the elementary school’s field days event May 23-25.

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