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October 28, 2010 | Leisure
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Fort Hood’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation office is taking online registration for the Fort Hood “Run to Remember” to be held Nov. 6. A half-marathon, 5K and a free one-mile walk will begin at 8 a.m. race day at Cameron Field, between 25th and 27th Street on Battalion Avenue. Early registration fees are $15 and $20 the day of the race covering the cost of a commemorative T-shirt. To sign up, call 285-5459 or visit www.hoodmwr.com/promo_events/rock/the_hood.htm. Courtesy illustration
OCT. 28

‘Resiliency Rocks!’

Child, Youth and School Services invites the parents of Fort Hood to the “Parent Education Conference: Resiliency Rocks!” 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. today at the Fort Hood Resiliency Campus.

The conference will begin in the Culinary Arts Center located at Old Ironsides Avenue and 31st Street. Enjoy free food, fun classes, camaraderie and the chance to win an iPad. Free child care will be available for the first 40 children, so reserve a spot today. All children in child care must have a current CYSS registration.

For more information or for reservations, call 288-2141.



OCT. 29

Halloween Party

Don’t miss a Halloween Party 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Main Class Six. There will be a prize awarded for the best costume.



OCT. 29, 30

Haunted House

If you’re not afraid of the dark, brave the Haunted House 7-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Bldg. 10001 on 31st Street and Battalion Avenue. The cost is $3 per person.

For more information, call 287-1104 or visit www.hoodmwr.com.



OCT. 29-31

BOSS Haunted Tunnels

Don’t miss this opportunity to get into the Halloween spirit at the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Haunted Tunnels 7-10 p.m. Friday through Sunday in the Phantom Warrior Center parking lot. Displays will be set up by various Fort Hood units for patrons to vote on their favorite. The cost is $3 to enter.

For more information, call 287-0270. This haunted house is not appropriate for young children or the easily frightened.



OCT. 30

Swagged Out Saturday

Come to a teen club night 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday at Patton’s Pub.

There will be a live DJ, dance competition, costume contest, prizes and themed refreshments. For those who want to hang out and relax, there will be an outdoor lounge and pool tables.

The cost is $3. Swagged Out Saturday is open to 9th-12th graders who must present a valid school ID at the door.

Text “Swagg” to 95613, call 553-3995 or visit www.hoodmwr.com for more information.

Patton’s Pub is located on Old Ironsides Avenue at 20th and 21st Streets in Bldg. 9212.



DFMWR vehicle auction

Tired of your same old vehicle? Come in and bid on a different one at the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation vehicle auction Saturday at the LZ Phantom Storage Lot. The doors open at 7 a.m. Bidding begins at 9 a.m. and ends when all items have been sold. Previews of the vehicles are available 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 25-29.

The registration fee for the auction is $1 and includes a bidder card and an auction listing. Interested buyers can register at Sprockets Auto Crafts on Old Ironsides Avenue and 20th Street in Bldg.

9138. This event will be open to the public. Payment must be made on the day of auction. Cash, checks with proper ID, MWR card and major credit cards will be accepted. MWR card limits cannot be increased (no Discover or Star cards). All property will be sold “as is, where is, no warranty” and all sales are final.

For more information, call 287-2725. LZ Phantom Storage Lot is located on Clarke Road.



Retiree Appreciation Day

Fort Hood will be welcoming thousands of retirees for the 35th annual Retiree Appreciation Day.

During the day, a variety of installation services will be made available to the military retiree community.

An “Ole Timers Breakfast” kicks things off at 7 a.m. inside Club Hood. This free event is open to all retirees, though attendees are asked to call ahead of time. To reserve a seat, call 287-5210.

Following breakfast, an opening ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. at the club. Immediately following the opening ceremony, a “County Fair” will open in the club, offering retirees a chance to familiarize themselves with organizations that provide them support, both on and off of the installation.

The Copeland Center will open its doors at 9 a.m. Oct. 30 to retirees, offering them identification card and DEERS support, combat-related special compensation application assistance and a mobile vet center in the parking lot.

At the Thomas Moore Clinic, a health fair will be held, which will include flu shots and screenings for retirees and their families. The health fair runs 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Legal assistance, such as wills and powers of attorney, will be available to retirees 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Fort Hood Legal Assistance Office. The office is located in Bldg. 4617, at 72nd Street and Sante Fe Avenue.

The Phantom Express office at the Fort Hood visitor’s center will also be open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for retirees to receive express gate passes.

For more information, call 287-3368.



NOV. 1-21

Turkey bowl

Instead of buying a turkey, try to win one Monday through Nov. 21 at Phantom Warrior Lanes.

Stop by Phantom Warrior Lanes, pick up a punch card, bowl 10 games/one punch per game, 10 punches equals one entry, and submit your card for the drawing.

There will be no punch times during league play, Monday’s during Family Night or during Extreme bowling. Games must be played during open bowl 5 p.m.-midnight every day for $3.25 per game and 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday for $1.95 per game. Shoe rental is $1.75.

For more information, call 287-3424 or visit www.hoodmwr.com. Phantom Warrior Lanes is located on Clear Creek Road at Santa Fe Avenue in Bldg. 49010.



NOV. 2

Red Cross volunteer orientation

People interested in volunteering with the American Red Cross at Fort Hood are invited to attend its volunteer orientation class at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Classroom A at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center. The classroom is located above the Emergency Room. For more information or to sign up, call 287-0400.



NOV. 13-14

Annual Holiday Bazaar

The Fort Hood Officers’ Spouses’ Club will host the 29th annual Holiday Bazaar 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 13 and noon-5 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

The bazaar is open to the public and will feature vendors from across the state.

All proceeds from this fund-raiser go back into the Fort Hood community through donations by the club’s Welfare Fund Committee.

The bazaar will feature more than 100 arts and crafts vendors, professional pictures with Santa (noon-3 p.m. Nov. 13), food vendors, and a Holiday Café.

Tickets to the bazaar can be purchased in advance for $4 and $5 at the door on either day of the event. Children under 12 are admitted free.

For more information about the bazaar, visit www.FortHoodOSC.org.



NOV. 13

Turkey decorating

Children are invited to decorate turkeys with Oreo cookies, Hersheys chocolate and candy corn 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Clear Creek Post Exchange.

For more information, call 532-7200.



Bingo

Active-duty Soldiers and spouses with a valid ID will be able to purchase an $11.50 Bingo package for $6.25 Nov. 13 at the Community Events Center. The doors will open at 5 p.m. and bingo will be played 6:45-9 p.m.

The package includes 13 games of bingo, jackpot book and free dobber. Have a couple’s night out or hang with friends and possibly win some money.

Participants must be at least 18 years old to play; children under 10 years old are not allowed in the facility.

For more information, call 532-9253 or visit www.hoodmwr.com. The Community Events Center is located on Clear Creek Road behind the AAFES gas station in Bldg. 50012.



NOV. 20

Fort Hood mayoral elections

Elections for each housing community will be held Nov. 20 throughout the installation. This date is a change from the one previously-announced (Nov. 6).

Housing area mayors are elected for one-year terms.

The polls will be open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in all 13 housing areas. Winners of the Nov. 20 elections take office Jan. 1.

For more information, contact your Community Life noncommissioned officer for election locations and times, or call 553-3348.



CLUB HOOD MENU

Club Hood offers lunch 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (excluding holidays and training holidays) for $6.95.



This Week’s Menu:

Today

Schnitzel, bratwurst, home fries, red cabbage

5-7 p.m. Family spaghetti night



Friday

Tuna noodle casserole, steamed broccoli



Monday

Cumin encrusted pork tenderloin, Spanish rice, calabisitas



Tuesday

Meatloaf, garlic mashed potatoes, southern green beans

5:30-7:30 p.m. Beef and Burgundy



Wednesday

Italian chicken, fettuccine, Italian green beans, red and white gravy



CAREER CALENDAR

The Army Career and Alumni Program Center is in the Copeland Soldier Service Center, Bldg. 18010. The office is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday.

Appointments are required for seminars and workshops. For updates or scheduling, call ACAP at 288-2227 or 288-5627.

The center is open on training holidays but closed for federal holidays. For more information, visit the Web site at www.acap.army.mil or you can follow ACAP events on Facebook. Type in “Fort Hood ACAP” and click “like.”



EMPLOYER VISITS

Nov. 2: Northrup Gruman (overseas positions); UTI (technical educational services); Texas Employer Services (oilfield positions); ATS (heavy equipment school).

Nov. 3: Temple College (school training); Wyotech (technical educational services); Everest Institute (technical educational services).

Nov. 9: National Training School (heavy equipment, truck driving school); Primerica (financial advisors).



SEMINARS

All seminars are at 1 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Oct. 28: Own Your Own Business: Business Plan Basics.

Nov. 1: Advanced Resume.

Nov. 3: Federal Jobs Resume: Resumix.

Nov. 4: Own Your Own Business: Writing a Business Plan.

Nov. 5: Own Your Own Business: Fast Track Seminar.



JOB FAIRS

Nov. 2: Defense Technology and Intel is hosting a career fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Club Hood.

Dec. 1: Civilianjobs.com is hosting a Career Expo 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Club Hood.

Jan. 19: ACAP hosts a Job Fair at Club Hood from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.



BRIEFINGS

Pre-separation: Presented at the center each weekday at 9 and 10:30 a.m., this briefing must be completed prior to scheduling any seminars, workshops or Veterans Affairs briefings. Space is limited. Call 288-2227 or 288-5627 for more information or reserve a seat.
 
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