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Weekly Bulletin: Dec. 15, 2016

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

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):

 

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.

 

Dec. 16

USA Jobs Workshop,11:30 a.m. at the A&FRC

Dec. 17

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

Dec. 18

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

Dec. 19

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

Dec. 20

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

Dec. 21

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

 

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

Dec. 22

Good Touch, Bad Touch, 8:30 a.m. at Family Advocacy

 

Informed Decision Briefing, 8 a.m. in Bldg. 1900

 

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

 

MICT Basics, 8 a.m. in Bldg. 400

 

Stress Awareness in Family Dynamics, 1 p.m. at Family Advocacy

 

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

Dec. 16

Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, 4:30 p.m. at the Sheppard Club

 

Exodus Bash, 9 p.m. at the Airman’s Club

Dec. 17

Holiday Bowling Tournaments at the South Lanes

Dec. 18

Holiday Bowling Tournaments at the South Lanes

Dec. 19-22

Colossal Cookie Drive, 8 a.m. at the Sheppard Club

Dec. 20

Monthly Birthday Dinner, 4:45 p.m. at the Tumbleweed Dining Facility

 

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.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Holiday Season Food Recovery

Needs volunteers to help with food recovery processing through the holidays, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call Donna Propest at 940-766-2322 or email at donnapropest@wfafb.org to sign up.

AADD 

Needs Volunteers every Friday-Sunday. Email sheppardaadd@us.af.mil or call TSgt. Rashan Taggart at DSN: 2831 to sign up.                                 

TX Blood Institute Receptionist

Needs volunteers to help with reception, Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call Nikki at 580-583-9698 or email nbeverly@obi.org to sign up.

TX Blood Institute Blood Drive

Needs volunteers to help with donor sign-in, refreshments and marketing. Call Nikki at 580-583-9698 or email nbeverly@obi.org to sign up.

Saturday Build Days

Needs volunteers to help build homes every Saturdy 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-4:30 p.m. Call Dan at 940-716-9300 or email vol-habitat@habitatwf.com to sign up.

Wichita Falls Community Orchestra

Needs volunteer musicians Mondays at 7 p.m. Formal auditions are not required. Email WFCommunityOrchestra@gmail.com to sign up.

Produce Express Bags

Needs volunteers to help assemble fresh produce for distribution, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 940-766-2322 or email wendellgriffin@wfafb.org to sign up.

 

Volunteer Organization Phone Numbers/Emails

 

Big Brothers, Big Sisters 

940-767-2447 or wfinfo@bbbstx.org                                 

Boys and Girls Club (WF/Burk)

940-322-2012

Children’s Aid Society

940-322-3141

Christmas in Action

940-696-9393

Faith Mission

940-723-5663

Faith Mission Donation Center

940-766-0705

Faith Refuge

940-322-4673

First Step

940-723-1646

Food Bank

940-766-2322

Habitat for Humanity

940-716-9300

Pasty’s House

940-723-1646

Read 2 Learn

940-235-1009 or jbjones@wfisd.net

Salvation Army

940-687-2051

Wichita Falls Adult Literacy Council

940-766-1954

Wichita Falls Area Food Bank

940-766-2322 or terrymorton@wfafb.org

Wild Bird Rescue

940-691-0828 or paige29072@yahoo.com

 

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

 

Have an item for the Weekly Bulletin or the Herd? Email Senior Airman Kyle Gese at kyle.gese@us.af.mil or our workbox at 82trwpa.1@us.af.mil