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Weekly Bulletin: Nov. 17, 2016

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

Powder Puff Football League Rematch/Sign-up

 

Watch as the Golden Girls and Vicious Vixens Powder Puff Football teams kick off the Thanksgiving week with a rematch this Monday at 6:30 p.m. on the football field near missile gate. Sign up and join the 2017 women’s team by emailing your name, squadron, phone number and email to safbpowderpuff2016@outlook.com. Games will be held once a month and is open to all women: active duty, Airmen in Training, spouses and dependents who are at least 18 years old.

 

Combined Federal Campaign

 

The CFC began Oct. 17, and will run through Nov. 26, 2016. Last year, Sheppard raised approximately $146,000 and this year’s goal is to reach $150,000 in donations. The kick-off event has already raised $1,090 to be donated.

 

Contact your squadron POCs for more information about CFC and how to contribute.

 

Airman & Family Readiness Events

 

The following classes are planned at the Airman & Family Readiness Center (940-676-4358):

 

Every Tuesday

Study Skills & Test Taking at 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Every Wednesday

Parent & Tots Playgroup at 10 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café

Employment Assistance

Call for more information

 

Key Spouse Training

 

The Airman and Family Readiness is offering the following upcoming Key Spouse training (940-676-5114):

 

Dec. 8

Key Spouse Quarterly Training, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the A&FRC

Jan. 12, 2017

Key Spouse Initial Training, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the A&FRC

 

Leadership Pathways CAF Classes

 

The following classes and events are planned for next week. For more information or to sign up, go to www.sheppard.af.mil, and click the Leadership Pathways graphic.

 

Nov. 18

Crossroads of Parenting & Divorce, 8:30 a.m. at Family Advocacy   

Nov. 19

Protestant Men of the Chapel, 7:30 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café

Nov. 20

Latter Day Saints Service, 2 p.m. in Bldg. 810

 

Wingman N Worship Bible Study, 9:30 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café

 

Adult Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café

Nov. 21

Better Body Better Life Class, 1:30 p.m. at the Pitsenbarger Gym

Nov. 22

Navigator's Bible Study, 7 p.m. at the Spiritual Development Center

 

Protestant Women of the Chapel, 6 p.m. at the Spiritual Development Center

 

Couples Links, 8 a.m. at Family Advocacy

 

Active Parenting of Teens, 1 p.m. at Family Advocacy

Nov. 23

Navigator’s Bible Study, 7 p.m. at the Spiritual Development Center

 

Mid-Week Inspiration, 6 p.m. in Bldg. 810

Nov. 24

Latter Day Saints Home Evening, 6 p.m. at the Solid Rock Café

 

Upcoming Force Support Events

 

For more information on the following Force Support events, go to www.82fss.com:

 

Weekly

Wing Wednesdays                                                                               

 

Thirsty Thursdays and half-price pizza

 

Karaoke Fridays

 

Free Bowling – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Piano Lessons, Saturday 12 p.m./Monday 4 p.m. at the Youth Center

 

NFL Sunday Ticket, 12 p.m. at the Sheppard/Airman’s Club

 

Tae Kwon Do, Monday/Wednesday 5:15 p.m. at the Youth Center

 

Glass Fusing Workshop, Tuesday/Thursday 5 p.m. at the Commons

Oct. 24-Nov. 18

Youth Basketball Registration

Nov. 14-25

BGCA Fine Arts Show at the Youth Center

Nov. 18

Cocktails & Canvas, 6 p.m. at the Commons

 

Skate Night, 6:30 p.m. at the Youth Center

Nov. 19-20

Turkey Bowling Tournaments at the South Lanes

Nov. 19

Turkey Trot, 8 a.m. at the Levitow Fitness Center

 

Parents Day Out, 1 p.m. at the Youth Center

 

Give Parents a Break, 1 p.m. at the Child Development Center

 

Scooby Doo Mystery Party, 2 p.m. at the Commons

 

Water Pong Tournament, 10 p.m. at the Airman’s Club

Nov. 22

Fitness Orientation Class, 3:15 p.m. at the Pitsenbarger Fitness Center

Nov. 24

Thanksgiving Meal, 11 a.m. at the Tumbleweed & Mesquite DFAC

 

School Sports Physicals

 

The Sheppard Clinic Pediatric Clinic provides school and sports physicals by appointment at 940-676-1847. Please bring any school- or sport-specific forms to the appointment.

 

Air Force Aid Society

 

Air Force Aid Society emergency assistance is available to Airmen and their eligible family members to meet immediate needs in an emergency situation. The Society provides interest free loans and grants based on the individual situation for needs such as:

 

Basic Living Expenses

Emergency Travel

Vehicle Expenses

Funeral Expenses

Medical/Dental

Child Care/Respite

Moving Expenses

Miscellaneous Expenses

 

For more information, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 940-676-4358, or the Air Force Assistance Fund Officer, Lucretia Taylor, at 940-676-5111.

 

For after-hours emergency assistance, call the American Red Cross at (877) 272-7337 or the Command Post at 940-676-6266 or 2616.

 

Military and Family Life Counselors Phone Numbers

 

Adult MFLC 

940-781-6531                                                                      

CAIB/IDS Surge MFLC

940-704-4684

Youth MFLC

940-257-4671

Sheppard Elementary MFLC

940-765-5538

 

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