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Weekly Bulletin: Dec. 8, 2016

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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, and click the Leadership Pathways graphic.


Dec. 10

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

Dec. 11

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. 12

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

Dec. 13

Bundles for Babies, 8:30 a.m. at the A&FRC


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


Smooth Move, 9 a.m. at the A&FRC

Dec. 14

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


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

Dec. 15

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


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


Using TRICARE and Medicare, 10 a.m. in Bldg. 1200


The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, 9:30 a.m. in Bldg. 810


Upcoming Force Support Events


For more information on the following Force Support events, go to



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. 9

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

Dec. 10

Festival of Lights Trip, 4 p.m. with Outdoor Recreation


Parent’s Night Out, 6 p.m. at the Youth Center


Give Parents a Break, 6 p.m. at the Child Development Center


Retiree Recall, 10 a.m. at the Commons


UFC Cormier Vs. Johnson 2, 6 p.m. at the Sheppard/Airman’s Clubs


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


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 to sign up.


Needs Volunteers every Friday-Sunday. Email 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 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 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 to sign up.

Wichita Falls Community Orchestra

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


Volunteer Organizations Phone Numbers/Emails


Big Brothers, Big Sisters 

940-767-2447 or                                 

Boys and Girls Club (WF/Burk)


Children’s Aid Society


Christmas in Action


Faith Mission


Faith Mission Donation Center


Faith Refuge


First Step


Food Bank


Habitat for Humanity


Pasty’s House


Read 2 Learn

940-235-1009 or

Salvation Army


Wichita Falls Adult Literacy Council


Wichita Falls Area Food Bank

940-766-2322 or

Wild Bird Rescue

940-691-0828 or


Military and Family Life Counselors Phone Numbers


Adult MFLC 




Youth MFLC


Sheppard Elementary MFLC



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