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Arts & Crafts Center - 228-4385 Desert Oasis Enlisted Club Outdoor Recreation -228-3736
Tue, Wed & Fri.... 9am-5pm 228-3100 Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri..... 8am-5pm
Thursday............. 10am-7pm Shockwave Wednesday................. 10am-5pm
Saturday ............. Noon-4pm Wed-Fri ............... Opens at 3pm Sat-Sun............... ........10am-2pm
Barber ................. 748-8710 Closed Holidays
Auto Skills Center - 228-3614 Mon-Fri-8am-4pm, Sat-8am-noon
Services Phone Numbers & Hours of Operation
Tuesday-Friday ... 8:00am-8pm Cashier-Tue-Fri..11am-5pm Paintball Range - 228-3736
Saturday ............. 7am-7pm Caterer-Tue-Fri...By appt only Sat ...................... 7am-noon
Weekday groups rates available
Blanchard Golf Course - 228-3734 Fam Camp - 747-9144
Daily.................... Sunrise-Sunset Mon-Fri ............... 8am-5pm Pools
Eagles Nest Restaurant - 228-7066 Indoor Fitness - 228-3759
Mon-Fri ............... 6:30am-2:30pm Family Child Care - 228-2201 Mon-Fri ............... 5am-8pm
Sat-Sun............... 6am-2:30pm Mon-Fri ................ 7:30am-4:30pm Sat ...................... 8am-5pm
Sun & holidays.... 9am-5pm
Bowling Center - 228-3461 Fitness Centers - 228-0022 Outdoor - 228-3759
Mon-Thurs .......... 8am-9pm Fitness & Sports Center 1-30 Sep - Tue-Sun ....Noon-5pm
Friday.................. 8am-11pm Mon-Thur ............ Open 24 Hours 1 Oct-30 Apr 2007 ......Closed
Saturday ............. 9 am-11pm Friday.................. Close at 11pm
Sat, Sun, Holidays & ACC Resource Management - 228-3033
Cabanas - 747-3234 Family Days ....... 8am-8pm Mon-Fri ............... 7am-4pm
Mon-Thurs .......... 11:00am-7pm* Haeffner Fitness Center- 228-3714
Friday.................. 11:00am-8pm* Mon-Fri ............... 5:30am-7pm Roadrunner Flt Kitchen - 228-4096
Sat ...................... 4pm-8pm Closed Sat, Sun & Holidays Monday-Friday
Closed Sundays & Holidays Lunch..................10:30am-1:30pm
*No deliveries from 2pm to 4pm Human Resources Of¿ce Dinner..................5:30pm-8:30pm
All delivery orders must be called 228-2408
in NLT 30 minutes prior to close Monday-Friday.... 7:30am-4pm Skeet Range.......228-3736
Child Development Centers Information, Tickets & Tours
Finley CDC - 228-6463 228-3700 Veterinary Treatment Facility
D-M CDC - 228-3336 Mon-Tue ............. 9am-3pm 228-3529
Mon-Fri ................ 6:30am-5:30pm Wed .................... 10am-3pm Mon-Fri-8am-12pm & 1:30-4pm*
Thur-Fri ............... 9am-3pm *Subj. to change for mandatory training
Desert Inn Dining Facility Closed Sat, Sun & Holidays
228-5501 Youth Center - 228-8844
Monday-Friday Inn on Davis-Monthan Tue-Thur......5:30-7pm (ages 9-12)
Breakfast ............ 5:15am-7:45am 748-1500.........Open 24 Hrs Tue-Thur......5:30-9pm (ages 13-18)
Lunch .................. 10:30am-1pm Fri.................5:30-7:30pm (ages 9-12)
Dinner ................. 3:30-6:30pm Library - 228-4381 Fri.................5:30-9pm (ages 13-18)
Midnight .............. 11pm-1am Mon-Thur ............ 10am-8pm Sat................Noon-4pm (ages 9-12)
Sat, Sun, UTE & Holidays Friday.................. 10am-6pm Sat................Noon-8pm (ages 13-18)
Brunch ................ 6am-1pm Saturday ............. 10am-5pm School Age Program...
Supper ................ 4-6pm Mon-Fri........6:30am-5:30pm
Mirage Of¿cers’ Club
Desert Lightning Community Ctr 228-3301
228-3500/3717 Lunch, Mon-Fri ... 11am-1pm
Mon-Thur ............ 7am-9pm Dinner (see club calendar)
Fri ....................... 7am-11pm Sunday Brunch ... 10am-1pm
Sat ...................... Noon-11pm
Poly Bar-Thur-Fri-Opens at 4pm
Sun ..................... Noon-6pm
Observed Federal Holidays Barber ................. 748-8968
............................ Noon-6pm Mon-Fri ............... 8am-4pm
Night before Observed Federal Cashier-Mon-Thur ......10am-2pm
Holidays .............. Open to 11pm Fri ....................... .......10am-5pm 355th Services Squadron
Stormy’s Cafe Caterer-Tue-Fri....By appt only Commander
Mon-Fri ............... 7am-2pm Major Christopher Lavallee
Deputy Director of Services
Visit us online at www.dmservicesonline.com Larry Sanders
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3 September 2006
wild Family Bingo action. And since I knew your feelings on
diet ice cream, we told everyone we had diet ice cream, but
that was just a sham. It was all loaded with extra sugar and
fat, just to make sure we stuck to the letter of your law.
Maj Lavallee – Absolutely wonderful! Sometimes you just
have to force people to live a little. And of course coming up
this month we have our annual Oktoberfest on Friday, 19
September, at the Desert Oasis Club. This is an ‘all ranks’ event
loaded with lots of great competitions. And I can already see
the questions: Oktoberfest in September? But that can’t be
Maj Lavallee – Welcome back to another very exciting The fans who made it out got one great show, free of charge. right or we’d call it Septemberfest. Tell me it isn’t so?
episode of coffee talk! I’m your host Major Chris Lavallee and I did have Barbara Streisand lined up to headline the show, Mr Larry Sanders – I think I can head those questions
what has become the standard for our show, I have with me a but as she gears up for her own touring season later this fall, off with some answers for you since I spent a lot of time in
notably sockless Mr. Larry Sanders and our very own Services she had to back out at the last minute. I know the four or ﬁve Germany at many an Oktoberfest. The real Oktoberfest is a
Superintendent, Chief Master Sergeant Larry Keen. So let’s other Barbara-philes in the audience were as disappointed as celebration of the Harvest season, and it does start at the end
get to down to business. Here’s a question I’ve received many I was, but who could blame her. She really is a saint to keep of September and runs into October.
times from the piles of fan mail we receive so I’ll just go ahead giving like she does. Maj Lavallee – Why thank you for that little nugget of
and answer it now. Despite the remarkable similarity in ﬁrst Mr Larry Sanders – Of course I couldn’t help but notice that info, Herr Larry. And don’t forget the ever popular Squadron
names, Mr. Larry Sanders and Chief Keen are not brothers. at one point during the show, you were on-stage very brieﬂy, Bedrace during this event. I’m issuing a challenge to last year’s
But now on to the meat of the show as it were. We’ll be having and then you were manhandled right off. What happened winners from the 355th CMS. We hope to see you there to
coffee and talking, and to mix things up, I might even have there? defend your title.
one of those absolutely superb sugar free and fat free pastries Maj Lavallee – Well, it was very awkward and embarrassing, Mr Sanders - Didn’t their ‘crew chief’ get suspended for a few
that the Community Center serves. In fact, as I eat this pastry, I but I’m willing to talk about it now. I got so carried away with races for adding some ‘extra lift’ to their bed?
can practically feel the pounds melting away. the energy and the enthusiasm that I jumped up on stage to Maj Lavallee – That’s what I heard, the bedrace ofﬁcials
Mr Larry Sanders – I’m happy to see that you noticed my take part in the show. I’m sure everything would have been should be watching them very closely this year. You can also
new fashion statement. It’s new for the coming fall line at JC ﬁne, but then I committed a huge social faux pas. expect log sawing for all of our aspiring lumberjacks, as well
Penney and I’ve been marketing it under the Sans-socks name Mr. Larry Sanders – I ﬁnd it hard to believe that with all the as the ever-popular cow milking contest. Have I mentioned
to keep on the cutting edge of French fashion. I might also add grace and poise you display on a daily basis, that you could yet that I’ll be breaking out my red lederhosen to kick off this
how liberating it feels to release the feet. have committed any sort of social misstep. event?
Chief Keen – It certainly looks liberating. But does anyone Chief Keen – Actually, I deployed with the Major, and I can Mr Sanders - Ahh, no, not really…
else think it smells like cheese in here today? see that happening. So what exactly went wrong? Chief Keen – Oh lord…
Maj Lavallee – Oh that’s just Stormy’s Café’s new display: Maj Lavallee – Well as you might remember, Billy Ray and Maj Lavallee – Well based on that lukewarm reception, may-
Stinky Cheeses of the World. It really hasn’t been that big of a his band had started to play probably his most famous song. be I’ll reconsider. And to think, I was going to borrow some
hit, so this will probably be the one and only day we have it. It was at that point that I got swept up into the moment sandals from Mr. Sanders and some over the knee socks from
Chief Keen – Oh, good, I just wanted to make sure. But back and climbed up on stage. Of course, since I’m not much of a the Chief. But anywho … don’t forget about the return of
to our sock discussion, I of course have taken on the complete country music fan, I got a little confused, and I started Boot Football Frenzy. Kickoff will be on Thursday, 7 Sep at the Desert
opposite of that trend and have opted to wear knee socks to Scoot Boogeying when I should have been Achey Breakying. Oasis. And I need to let you know that Football Frenzy is also
all of our Services Squadron PT sessions. If you hadn’t noticed, I Billy of course caught it right away and corrected the situation an all ranks event, so don’t be bashful. We’ve got more than
even have taken the daring approach of pulling my regulation before too many people noticed. enough prizes for all of our Ofﬁcer and Enlisted Club members.
white socks up over my knee caps as I perform PT. Chief Keen - I hope you weren’t hurt too badly. As an added bonus we’ll also conduct a membership drive on
Maj Lavallee – Chief, I have to admit, you are quite the Maj Lavallee – No not at all. A quick microphone stand to this night to hopefully introduce some new members to all
fashion mogul. Your willingness to buck the avant-garde the head, and the whole incident was over. No big whoop. the great beneﬁts our Clubs have to offer.
trends of fashion and go your own way are an inspiration to I actually got much worse during an incident at a Menudo Mr Sanders – And I’d be remiss if I didn’t bring you up to
us all. In fact I believe the higher PT scores recently recorded concert in 1983 that eventually ended in a restraining order speed on a new event Services will be hosting called Sircle
in Services are a true testament to the motivation your knee concerning myself and all former, current, and future members Soccer. And yes, even though this is a talk-show, that isn’t a
socks provide all of us. of the band Menudo. But in hind-sight, that turned out to be a misprint.
Maj Lavallee – But as usual, I digress. There are so many blessing, since this is when I really learned about Barbara. Chief Keen – Thanks for the clariﬁcation on the spoken
great things to discuss in Services that I barely know where Mr Larry Sanders – You could almost call that prophetic. spelling. Now maybe a description of what ‘Sircle Soccer’ is
to start. Here it comes again, yes that’s right, I’m verklempt. Maj Lavallee – I could, and I will. But back to the topic at might be in order.
Wait… maybe not… no… I was wrong… I’m most cer- hand. I heard the Desert Oasis Enlisted Club put on a great Mr Sanders – I was getting there Chief. I know you can’t wait
tainly verklempt. Talk amongst yourselves. I’ll give you a topic. Luau last month. What can you tell us Chief? to play, so here it is: Sircle Soccer is a new fast paced evolution
The world wouldn’t really need the farce of diet ice cream if Chief Keen – It really was a good party. I took a shot at the of soccer that does away with those low scoring games that
people would stop eating an entire gallon in one sitting. There Hula Hoop contest, but it seems that my hips let me down. I’ll turn off American fans, and really transform the game of
I feel better. be practicing for next year though. I also couldn’t get enough soccer into some fast paced scoring action. This up and coming
Chief Keen – Well if I can start, I really need to get us on the of the great free food. Our own E-Club manager, Sherry Jones, sport evolved in Southern California, and the ASSA (American
right footing by mentioning Billy Ray Cyrus. even made the Poi herself from a secret family recipe. And on Sircle Soccer Association) selected DM as the ﬁrst stop on its
Mr Larry Sanders – That really was an outstanding concert. the real plus side, I’m glad you talked me out of wearing my international debut tour to introduce the sport. Keep an eye
We can’t provide enough thanks to Billy Ray Cyrus for taking Speedo to this event. I really thought that was the real beach out for advertising of this exciting new game coming to a ﬁeld
a day out of his busy tour schedule to perform free for our fashion scene, but it looks like I might have been mistaken on near you.
troops. I would also be remiss if I didn’t also thank the Spirit that one. Maj Lavallee – That certainly didn’t sound like a paid politi-
of America Tour for footing the bill to make this happen. The Maj Lavallee – Speedos really are more for the European cal advertisement, but of course we’ll add obligatory no fed-
support the Spirit of America Tour provides to our stateside beach scene anyway. eral endorsement thing. Well it looks like we’ve come to the
troops really is in the best spirit of philanthropy. We also had Mr Larry Sanders – I also had the chance to attend the Ice end of another great show. All of us are really looking forward
a whole host of volunteers from across the Wing and Services Cream Social at the Community Center earlier last month and to the coming month in Services, and look forward to seeing
that were instrumental in making this show a reality. it was incredible. We had over 100 attendees who really dug all of you around. See you next month as we somehow try to
Maj Lavallee – You’re both certainly right on target there. into the make-your-own Sundae Bar and stayed on for some weave rubber chickens into all upcoming Services events.
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5 September 2006
let’s ‘huddle up’ for some football!
football frenzy 2006 kicks off september 7th!
Sept 7 @
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Monday Night Football is BACK
and BETTER than ever!
Sept 11 Win an NFL dream trip for two!
-Atlanta vs Tampa Bay, the 2007 Super Bowl
or the Pro Bowl in Hawaii!
-Awesome ‘manager specials’ every week
on bottles & draft beer!
-Early bird specials and food
specials from Cabanas!
Sept 11 -Football Frenzy Fives given
away every quarter!
-Halftime games, contests
-Support your favorite team! Wear your team
priz ry colors & win NFL prizes if your
week team has the most representatives!
Sept 18 -Attention Armchair Quarterbacks! Come early
for the ‘VIP box treatment’ drawings!
(Line-up changes every quarter!)
-Watch the games on 2 big screens & 5 TVs!
-Catch the action outside on our covered patio!
-Football Frenzy games at the Desert Oasis are
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6 September 2006
Children’s Workshop ~ Sept. 16 Free Family Crafting Day & Open House ~ Oct. 6
The Children’s Workshop for September has a October 6th is an ACC Family day! What better way to spend it
fun camping theme! Cost: $5 (supplies includ- than Crafting with us at the Arts & Crafts Center! We will have a
ed). Class time: 1-2:30pm. For ages 5 to 13. ‘pirate’ painting studio, picture taking, scrapbook and card making
and beading area. Come by and do one or all three of these proj-
Paint Yourself Happy ects. This is a totally free event and will run from 9am to 5pm. Come
Looking for something to do to ¿ll your day? All ages on out and use the “bright side of your brain.”
are welcome to stop by Arts & Crafts and “Paint
Yourself Happy”! Paint plates, bowls, cups, piggy 3rd Annual Fall Bazaar & Craft Fair ~ Nov. 18
banks and many other items. Costs range from $8- Pre-register now for the 3rd annual
$15 for a completed piece. Available anytime dur- Fall Bazaar & Craft Fair. The Fair
ing regular operating hours (see page 2 for hours). will be held Nov. 18, in the Desert
Oasis Enlisted Club’s ballroom.
Scrapbooking Classes Vendor spaces cost just $45 and
Let your creativity Àow at the Arts and are 10’ x 10’ with one table and two
Crafts Center! Come by and learn how chairs. For more information or to
to make themed scrapbooking pages pick up a vendor application, please
and cards. Cost is $10 for new students; stop by the Arts & Crafts Center or
returning students receive a $2 discount visit us at dmservicesonline.com.
(supplies included). Call for class dates Photo right: Ms. Suzanne Stock,
and times. Arts & Crafts now has a scrapbooking and card making 355th CPTS, displays some of her
area in the gift shop. We offer scrapbooks, adhesive, stickers, pa- homemade jellies & jams at a previ-
per and embellishments. Call us for dates and times. ous Arts and Crafts Center Fair.
Graphic Design Shop The Arts and Crafts Center is located in building 4430, next to the
Stop by the Graphic Design Shop to see our plaque and award area Auto Hobby Shop. If you’re interested in a special crafts class that’s
which offers a wide variety of going-away gifts. We laser into metal not listed, let us know. Children under 16 must be accompanied by
and wood, sandblast into glass, and also sublimate onto t-shirts, an adult 18 or older at all times. To make a reservation for a class
mugs and coffee cups. or for more information, stop by or call 228-4385.
‘Do it yourself’ at Arts and Crafts!
Framing Classes & Specials Precious Metal Clay Classes
Sept. 14 & 21 ~ Sept. 28 & Oct. 5 Learn how to make your own unique jewelry in this wonderful
In just two of our classes you’ll learn how to cut & join your own class. Precious metal clay is a moldable, formable clay that
frames, size and cut the matts and glass, and assemble your when dried and ¿red becomes real silver! Cost: $65 (supplies
¿nished piece! The cost is just $20 and all supplies are included. included). Class time: 12:30 to 3:30pm. Call for dates/times.
Class time is from 5 to 6:30pm.
Stop by the Frame Shop Free Card Making Class ~ Sept. 13
during business hours and Stop by the Arts & Crafts Center from 10:30am to 12:30pm for
check out the special prices a free card making class and demonstration. We will have a
our distributor has offered. Halloween & Fall
Choose from a wide variety theme this month.
of molding and frame styles. See how easy it is
to make your own
Photo: Dela Theilke (left) and custom made greet-
Sue Harris, Arts and Crafts ing cards!
Center Recreation Assistants,
prepare matting for a custom Photo: Airmen from
made frame order. The center the First Term Air-
can assist customers with men Center make
most framing needs and also free custom greeting
has a very large ‘do-it-your- cards at the Arts and
self’ frame shop. Crafts Center
7 September 2006
Community Center September 06
Community Center June 06 HOURS OF
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Building 4201 Phone: 228-3717 Fax: 228-7831 Monday - Thursday: 7am-9pm
Federal Holidays: noon-6pm
Night before: until 11pm
For current information on Services Activities, Check out our WEBPAGE at www. dmservicesonline.com
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Additional ‘Passport’ photos on cover (top row, L-R): 2006 Build a Boat Race, Strike Force $500 Grand Prize winner, Community Cen-
ter’s Fifth B-Day Party, Summer Horse Camp. (middle Row, L-R): US Kid’s Golf Program, Outdoor Pool Summer Swim Lessons, Missoula
Children’s Theater ‘Frog Prince’ Play, Desert Oasis Family Fun Night (bottom row, L-R): Billy Ray Cyrus Concert, Luau at the Desert Oasis
9 September 2006
The ‘Passport to Services’ program introduced D-M airmen and families to ‘101 Ways to Have Fun’
over the summer. Families participated in great Passport activities like the ones on this page and on
our cover! The Passport program concludes on Sept. 4th so dont miss out on your remaining chances
to get your Passport stamped! All Passport prizes will be announced and awarded at the Services’
Oktoberfest Celebration at the Desert Oasis Enlisted Club on Sept. 29th. For more pictures,
remaining events and Passports details visit dmservicesonline.com!
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10 September 2006
11 September 2006
DINING BRUNCH LUNCH BUFFET POLY BAR CASH CALL HOLD'EM
Don’t forget to get your Lunch Bunch Card. Buy 5 lunches and receive 1 free!
Prime Rib Buffet
ALL YOU CAN EAT 7 Sept from 5:30-8pm DOLLAR DAY!
Lunch Buffet All You Can Eat - $14.95 14 Sept from 5:30-8pm
11:00am-1:00pm Members receive $2.00 discount Italian Buffet - $1.00!
Monday Limited Seating Available - Members Only
$6.75 (Limited items available) Reservations Requested Limited Seating
Soup & Salad
Chefs Choice Buffet
Sliced Ham, Turkey, and Beef
Starch, Veg & desserts
Tuesday MEM B
$7.85 RECE IBERSS
$2 DI IVE A
BBQ Buffet SCOU A
International Day Dining Room Closed
6 Sept - Italian 21 September
13 Sept - Mexican Airman Leadership School
20 Sept - Oriental Graduation
27 Sept - Cajun
Pasta Station &
Chefs Choice Buffet
Friday Shamrock Food Show
Catfish & Meatloaf Buffet 28 Sept, 1730-2000
Served with all the fixings Assorted local vendors
in Main Ballroom
DON’T FORGET TO First come, first served
USE YOUR SERVICES Free to club members
BUCK! No reservations, limited seating
Open at 4pm
from 5 to 7pm
SOCIAL HOUR FOOD
from 5 to 7pm
Texas Hold-em - Two tables
(16 players max, members only) Win Lunch for Two!
“Calendar Search” Game!
Look for your last name
and the last four digits
Open at 4pm Cash FRIDAYS
Call of your club card
somewhere on our 10am to 1pm OPEN FOR BRUNCH
SOCIAL HOUR current club calendar. All of your favorite 3 SEPTEMBER
from 5 to 7pm If you find your name, breakfast & lunch entrees
You ll Win Lunch only $14.95
SOCIAL HOUR FOOD
from 5 to 7pm
at the Mirage!
Children 6-12, $6.95
CASH CALL from 4:30-6:30pm Please redeem at the cashier cage 5 and under, $2.00
(Members only) during month selected. ($2 discount for members)
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to receive notice on upcoming events at the Mirage. www.dmservicesonline.com
12 September 2006
Davis-Monthan AFB Services
Youth Center in September 2006 Check out our webpage at www.dmservicesonline.com
SUN MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
HOURS OF OPERATION: 1 2
th prog Service
School Age Program: M-F 6:30am-5:30pm *Ping Pong
t Open Rec: T-Th (Ages 9-12) 5:30pm-7:00pm MONTH CLOSED Tourney
Please remember tha ay
all programs require
(Ages 13-18) Open until 9:00pm
For Labor D
Fri (Ages 9-12) 5:30pm-7:30pm
a 3-day advance (Ages 13-18) 5:30pm-9:30pm
Open Rec: Sat (Ages 9-12) Noon-4:00pm
(Ages 13-18) Noon-8pm
5 6 7 8
Tween Making Super
3 4 Teen K-Nex Tween Fuse Bead Art 12:30pm
CLOSED Teen K-Nex
r Day Amusement Park Amusement Park Pool
For Labo 5:30pm 5:30pm Teen Workshop
5:30pm Teen Shopping Trip
“Mexican Bingo” Nogales Mexico 8am
Teen 4-Square Football/Cheerleading
P FitFactor Pizza Cake Tourney Mtg 9:30am
Call Ball Ages 9-12 Parent Mtg 6pm
OCT And Meet Buffalo Bills
Go Girl Go Volleyball
and O ! Football/Cheerleading Flag Football Coaches
A Hun to have Fu
Davis-Monthan AFB Services
Parent Mtg 12:30 Mtg 11-12:30
10 11 EN T 12 13 14 15 16
SE LF-IMP TH Chinese Jump Teen/Tween Tween Stained Glass PS II Karaoke Tween Soap Bar
MON Rope 5:30pm Jenga Challenge Art Frames 5:30pm 5:30pm Making 12:30pm
Teen/Tween Teen Workshop Teen/Tween Teen Mountain Bike
FitFactor Sign Up For Self Improvement U.S. Vs Mexico Trip7am
Hit Pin Baseball First Steps Activity 7pm Teen Soccer
5:30-6:30pm Soccer Game
Ages 3-5 Go Girl Go Volleyball
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Stained Glass Making Tacos Tween Spanish Movie ACC
Stepping Stones 5:30pm Basket Weaving Madegasko Tween Lock-In
5:30pm 5:30pm (Disney) 9pm-7am
Teen/Tween $10 Members
Teen/Tween Game of Life Teen Workshop Tween
FitFactor Self Improvement Tile Coasters
Jump Rope Activity 12:30pm
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Flag Football Tween Tween Tween Teen/Tween Worldwide Day of Play
Games Start! Painting Painting Football Trivia 3-On-3 Family Game Day!
Fall Ceramics Fall Ceramics Contest Basketball 9am
5:30pm 5:30pm 5:30pm Challenge
Teen Teen Orgami Teen Workshop Stained Glass
FitFactor 4-H Clover November Key Chains
Two Base Kick & Butterflies Activities 12:30pm
13 September 2006
Child Caregiver OUTDOOR RECREATION
of the month SWIM LESSONS
Awarded by the D-M of the month
Awarded by the D-M
Parent Advisory Board
Parent Advisory Board Davis Monthan AFB
of the month
Monica Alegria, Child Care Program Assistant (above left), receives Charlie Freer, left, son of Janet and Technical Sergeant Richard
the Child Caregiver of the Month award from Technical Sergeant Freer, Osan AB, Korea, and Carmen Vinueza-Daly, Outdoor Rec-
Edda Bautista, 563rd MXS and D-M’s CDC Parent Advisory Board reational Pool Lifeguard, pose as Charlie proudly shows his certi¿-
(PAB) President. Monica is the ¿rst recipient of the award spon- cate for completing Level II Swim Lessons at the ODR Pool. The
sored by the PAB. She also received a $15 gift certi¿cate and $30 ODR Pool completed another successful season of Swim Lessons
toward anything she wants to buy for her classroom. The DoD re- last month. Over 100 children, ages 2 to 14, we’re provided swim
quires a PAB for all military child development centers. The board lessons at various levels. The lessons are tailored to each child
is composed of parents who have children attending the CDC. The based on age and experience. All lessons are taught by Red Cross
purpose of the board is to meet with the CDC staff and the Mission certi¿ed Water Safety Instructors and provide children with basic
Support Group Commander for the purpose of discussing prob- swim skills. x Ms. Vinueza-Daly was also named ODR Employee
lems and concerns in accordance with Public Law 104-106-Feb of the Month for August according to Connie Knoob, ODR Man-
10, 1996. The goals of the PAB are to encourage communication ger. Carmen received the award for outstanding customer service,
between parents and the CDC staff and develop a positive relation- always reporting to work on schedule and ensuring all daily duties
ship between both parties. The D-M PAB currently has about 15 are accomplished in an outstanding manner. x The ODR Pool will
members. If you’re interested in becoming a member or would like be closed from Oct. 1 until Apr. 1, 2007. The Pool will offer four
more information, contact Sergeant Bautista at 228-9904. more sessions of swim lessons beginning in June 2007.
D-M nominees for Air Force Services Clubs Scholarship Program announced
Three D-M family members and college students who submitted essays on the subject ‘Proud to be an American’ could be the lucky recipients of a special
scholarship offered through the Air Force Services Clubs Scholarship Program. Annually, Air Force Clubs gives away $25,000 in scholarships ranging
from $2,500 to $6,000. Six scholarships are awarded based the 500-word essays. The program is an exclusive bene¿t for club members and their family
members. A three-member essay panel made up of D-M club members selected three essays to be D-M’s nominations for the 2006 Club Scholarship
Program. The number of essays selected is based on D-M club membership numbers. All nominee’s essays have been submitted to the Air Force Servic-
es Agency in San Antonio for ¿nal judging. To be eligible for the club scholarship program, participants had to be a current club member or their family
member, and be accepted by or enrolled in an accredited college or University for entry during the fall 2006 term as a part-time or full-time student. Each
nominee was presented with a special certi¿cate of accomplishment at The Mirage Of¿cers’ Club on Aug. 9. Final scholarship awards will be announced
by the Air Force Services Agency by Oct. 11, 2006. This is the tenth year that Air Force Clubs has offered this bene¿t to members. Sponsored in part
by Chase Bank, MasterCard
and proceeds from Coca-
Cola. For more information
on the club Scholarship Pro-
gram, visit AF Clubs online
D-M’s 2006 Club Scholarship Program Nominees receive
Certi¿cates of Achievement from Maj. Chris Lavallee,
Services Squadron Commander, at the Mirage on Aug. 9.
From L-R are: Amy Milton, daughter of Gail and Lt Col
Ernest Milton, HQ 12 AF, Laura Doyle, wife of MSgt
Shawn Doyle, 355 WG, and Scott Millard, son of Cynthia
and SMSgt Geoffrey Millard, 355 AMXS.
14 September 2006
Outdoor Recreation Trips & Tours
White Mountains Fishing Fall Season Racquetball Tournament
Trip - Sept. 15-17 The Fitness & Sports Center will host a racquetball tourna-
Cost: $35. Includes transportation, ment Sept. 11-15 at the racquetball annex. Format is singles,
camping, breakfast and lunch, and double elimination in three categories: expert, intermediate
camping/¿shing supplies if needed. and beginner. Games will be played to 15 points and match-
Departs at noon, returns Sunday after- es will be determined by winning two out of three games.
noon. Sign up by Sept. 11. Matches are limited to one hour. Start times will be deter-
mined per bracket. Trophies will be awarded for winners in
The Price is Right - Sept. 24-26 each category. Register by Sept. 6 at the ¿tness center.
Cost: $180 per person (double occ). Includes transpor-
tation, 2-nights at Best Western Hollywood Plaza and Squadron Pedometer Marathon
tickets to Price is Right studio audience. Departs at 8am, The Fitness & Sports Center “Squadron Pe-
returns Tuesday evening. Sign up by Sept. 8. dometer Marathon & Challenge” will be held
on Sept. 14 at 7am. Teams will consist of one
Ft. Huachuca Trail Ride - Oct. 14 & Nov. 4 male and female participating in aerobic activities for 30 min-
Cost: $35. Includes transportation, horseback ride and grill- utes. There will be door prizes and prizes for the top three
out. Departs at 12:30pm, returns 7:30pm. Sign up by Oct. 6. teams. Register in advance at the Fitness & Sports Center.
Annual Harvest Trip - Oct. 21 Mr. V’s Boot Camp is back!
Cost: $15. Includes transportation, hay ride to pumpkin Mr. V’s Boot Camp returns to D-M Sept. 14 to Dec. 14. Class-
patch, and apple-smoked burger and pie lunch. Departs es will be held on Mon, Wed, and Fri at the Haeffner Center
at 8am, returns 4pm. Sign up by Oct. 16. from 6-7am. Classes are speci¿cally designed to help active
duty members improve/pass the PT test and lose weight.
Global Volksmarch & 5K Fun Run - Oct. 27 Participants will go through a vigorous exercise program
The 5K run starts at 7am and Volksmarch starts at 7:30am that include cardio, muscular and Àexibility components. At
on Sunglow Rd. Door prizes for participation & awards the end of the 90 days, the top three ‘most improved’ par-
for top runners. Register starting at 6:30am the day of ticipants receive incentive awards. Classes are considered
event. very intense and not recommended for personnel on medi-
cal pro¿le. Active duty members have priority; other D-M
San Diego Deep Sea Fishing Trip - Nov. 10-12 bene¿ciaries can register on a space available basis. For
Cost: $220 per person, double occupancy. Includes trans- more information or to register, contact Mr. Cesar Vinueza,
portation, 2-nights at Ramada Limited, Catalina Island Fitness Center Director, at 228-0019.
¿shing excursion, permits, tackle, bait, fuel surcharge.
Departs 8am, returns 8pm. Sign up by Nov. 1. Fitness Center Classes
The D-M Fitness & Sports Centers offer a wide variety of
Let Outdoor Recreation plan your squadron trip! aerobics and ¿tness classes throughout the week. Classes
Want to take your group on a trip, but don’t have time offered include: circuit training, step and sculpting, spinning,
to plan it? Leave the work to us! The ODR programmer water aerobics, hardcore workout, kickboxing, and Dang
can arrange a fun morale boosting activity to build group Soo Do self defense. Most classes are free, some are $2
cohesiveness. This free service will arrange reservations, each. Martial arts and self defense classes vary from $25
meals, transportation, activities, and determine costs. to $60 per month. For a full list of classes with days, times,
Just let us know where you want to go. Hikes, Whitewater locations, and speci¿c prices, check out the ¿tness class
Rafting, Camping, Skiing, Lake Powell, Disneyland? schedule online at dmservicesonline.com or pick up one at
either ¿tness center. Please verify schedules in advance at
Volunteers Needed! either center or by calling 228-0021 or 228-0022.
Outdoor Recreation is currently seeking volunteers to at-
tend trips. If you are interested please call 228-3736. D-M ¿tness & sports events are open to all Fitness Center
patrons. For more information, call 228-0022.
Departure and arrival times are approximate. For ad-
ditional details on the trips, visit dmservicesonline.com.
Unless speci¿ed otherwise, prices listed are per person.
All trips depart from the ODR parking lot, Bldg. 4430.
For more information, call 228-3736.
15 September 2006
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There will be a drawing for the youth that
Sign up before SEPT 15 for a chance to win an
IPOD Shuffle 512 MB!
youth programs For more information, call 228-8844.
Davis-Monthan AFB Services
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