10 APG News • February 19, 2009 Activities/Events 2009 All Army Chess will host a Texas Hold Championships ‘em Tournament, 1 p.m., All Army Chess Cham- Feb. 28, at Top of the Bay. pionships will be held April The event is open to all 4 through 10, at Fort Myer, DoD cardholders, mili- Arlington, Va. All players tary, civilian, contractors, must be U.S. Army active retirees, Family members duty personnel for 90 and guests over 18 years days or more and a Unit- of age. ed States Chess Federa- Entry fee costs $35 tion rated member. Twelve and includes buffet, soda, players will be selected and snacks and cash bar. Regis- funded by FMWRC. tration deadline is Feb. 20. All players must apply Volunteer dealers are online or download the needed. Volunteers will application and fax to be trained by tournament 703-681-7249, DSN 761- personnel. Those inter- 7249 or 703-681-1616, ested should e-mail Lou- DSN 761-1616. No on-site ise Glose, louise.glose@ registration. us.army.mil or Teri Hall, The deadline for an email@example.com. individual registration is For more information or Army spouses Antionette Jones, left, and Dishon Campbell right, and other visitors listen in as Phyllis Ethridge, ACS Relocation Readiness program manager, center, briefs them on Army services and programs during the Hearts Apart meeting for Family mem- March 2. to register, call 410-278- bers of deployed Soldiers at building 2754 Feb. 4. For more information or 2552/3062 or visit http:// to download online, visit www.armymwr.com/por- tal/recreation/chess/. www.apgmwr.com/Store/ texasholdem.html. Amateur Boxing Night Valentines Day theme highlights Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus tickets on sale The 16th and 143rd Ordnance battalions face off again in the 2009 Ama- Hearts Apart meeting Story and photo by ridge said. “Although Hearts Apart is primari- Ladies and gentle- teur Boxing Night March YVONNE JOHNSON “We also plan to have an ACS ly for those whose Soldier is deployed men, come see the great- 7 at the Edgewood Area APG News staff member at each meeting so the to war, Korea or Germany, we wel- est show on earth. Tickets Hoyle Gymnasium, build- To remember Valentines Day, the spouses can learn about what servic- come everyone even if the sponsor are available for shows ing E-4210. Doors open 5 Army Community Service Hearts es they offer,” she said. is not deployed,” she added. Dis- March 25 through April 5 p.m., the event begins at Apart program featured a Valentines “You can attend group meetings hon Campbell, a military spouse who at the 1st Mariner Arena 6 p.m. Tickets cost $5 for Day theme for spouses of deployed to learn from each other as well,” she attended the meeting with her chil- in Baltimore for $19.50 active duty military; $10 Soldiers during its Feb. 4 meeting. added. “You can trade recipes, talk dren, Dontavius, 8 and Jayden, 5, said for ages 2 and older. The for nonmilitary; and $20 Hosted by Phyllis Ethridge, ACS about schools and generally network she volunteers, “just to keep busy.” last day to purchase tick- for ringside seats. Chil- Relocation Readiness program spe- with other spouses. We want people “I [attended similar meetings] when ets is March 13. dren under 6 are admit- cialist, Hearts Apart is a month- to come out and share their talents. we were in Fort Hood, Texas,” she Ski with FMWR ted free. ly meeting for spouses and Family Most will tell you time passes more said. “I like it because I learn from it. FMWR offers a trip to This event is open to the members of deployed Soldiers. quickly when you stay busy.” It helps me become more confident to Ski Roundtop: Feb. 28. public. Ethridge and ACS volunteers Ethridge said that ultimately, know that I know what to do when he’s Trip costs $65 per per- Purchase tick- decorated the room with red, white spouses and Family members will not here.” son and includes all day ets at FMWR Regis- and pink ballons with festive hearts help plan meetings and gather infor- Another military spouse volun- lift tickets, transportation tration, building 3326, and bears on the walls and treats on mation for other members. teer, Antionette Jones, brought her to and from APG, tuned 410-278-4011/4907 the table. Attendees received pink “We don’t want it to be our group, two children, Arlasia, 6, Akiele, 1, and fitted skis or snow- or Hoyle Fitness Cen- and red gift bags filled with Valen- we want it to be their group,” she said. and nephew Julius, 3, to the meet- board with boots, poles, ter, building E-4210, tine candy, photo frames and other The featured speaker that evening ing. Jones said her husband has been and bibs (if requested); 410-436-3375/7134. mementos. was Denise Stout, ACS Deployment through three deployments and she also includes beginner Talent Show Ethridge said the program seeks and Mobilization program manager. helps because she appreciates what group instructions from to empower military and civilian Hearts Apart is an alternative groups like Hearts Apart have done The APG Talent Show Family members with information from the standard Family Readiness for her. FMWR staff for those will take place Feb. 21, at who want it. No meals or needed before, during and after a Group which helps Family members “Everywhere we’ve been we’ve the Post Theater, 7 p.m. separation.. when units are deployed. had support groups,” she said. “You food included. The bus Doors open 6 p.m. “Participants formulate programs “They get the same information need someone stronger and more will depart 6 a.m. and Tickets cost $5 for and activities and ACS provides thd here without having to fall under a knowledgeable to count on [during return 6 p.m. active duty military and $7 suppor to help accomplish them,” command,” she said. deployments].” Register and be fitted for non-military. Ethridge said. She encouraged all to tell spouses The ACS Hearts Apart support for equipment by Feb. 20. For more information To get the word out, ACS is new to the Army or the community group meets the first Wednesday of For more information, call 410-278-4124. or to purchase tickets, vis- marketing the Hearts Apart Sup- about the Hearts Apart program. each month, 6 to 7 p.m. in build- it FMWR Registration, port Group meeting through vari- “We know there are Family mem- ing 2754, Rodman Road. For more Texas Hold-em building 3326, 410-278- ous venues: FMWR Web site, the Tournament bers out there we don’t know how to information contact Ethridge, ACS 4011/4907 or visit Hoyle APG News, Channel 21 and the reach, so it’s important that everyone Relocation Readiness Program, Family and Morale, Fitness Center, building E- new Hearts Apart newsletter, Eth- shares this information,” she said. 410-278-2464/7572. Welfare and Recreation 4210, 410-436-7134. SKIES Unlimited For more information chase books required for Students must wear a Cost is $85 per stu- An award-winning sing- four weeks. Parents choose or to register for a SKIES the course as recommend- white T-shirt and sweat dent. Open to all DoD ID er/songwriter will instruct which time frame session Unlimited class, call the ed by the instructor. pants. card holder Family mem- students. No experience they want to sign up for Central Registration Office, Books are a one-time Class size is limited so bers. Each session requires necessary. Singing les- when they register their building 2752, 410-278- purchase. Parents can register early. a minimum of six students sons cost $132 per student child. 7571/7479. Open to all DoD choose which time frame registered. Registration and includes one 30-min- Open to all DoD ID card ID card holders. For an Brazilian Jujitsu session they want to sign ends one week prior to the ute session per week for holder Family members. appointment, e-mail stacie. up for when they regis- A Brazilian jujitsu pro- start of class. firstname.lastname@example.org. ter their child. Open to all gram will be held at the Private guitar lessons Private guitar lessons DoD ID card holders. Tae Kwon Do Noncommissioned Officer Academy, building 4505, Suite C. Sessions will be held Private Voice Lessons Ages 7 through 18 can register for private voice Looking for a job? for ages 7 through 18 will Visit FMWR Jobs Available at www.apgmwr.com. Join the Unity Tae Tuesdays and Thursdays, lessons, 3:30 to 7 p.m., All jobs for Aberdeen Proving Ground are listed at be held 3:30 to 7 p.m., Kwon Do School of Mar- Feb. 17 through March 19. Fridays, Feb. 20 through http://acpol.army.mil/employment/naf.htm or check Fridays, Feb. 20 through tial Arts at APG. Tae Kwon Beginner classes will be March 13, at the Aberdeen out AAFES Jobs link http://odin.aafes.com/employ- March 13, at the Aberdeen Do promotes discipline, as held 6 to 6:45 p.m., ages 7 Area Youth Center, build- ment/ for additional job opportunities. Area Youth Center, build- well as muscle toning and to 18. ing 2522. ing 2522. conditioning. Through the practice An award-winning sing- Classes will be held at of jujitsu and kickbox- er/songwriter will instruct the Child, Youth and School ing, students will learn the Deadlines for sports applications announced students. No experience Center, building 2522, best form of self-defense, All military and DoD civilians are team minimum for a league or tourna- necessary. Monday and Wednesday; how to defend themselves invited to sign up for APG intramural ment to take place. The 3 on 3 Basket- Cost of the lessons Feb. 29 through March against bigger, stronger and sports events. ball Tournament has a $20 team fee. is $132 per student and 18 and March 30 through faster opponents and devel- includes one 30-minute April 22, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. op leadership and team- Application deadlines are: Military • AIT Bowling March 22 session per week for four (ages 6 to 12). Cost is $65 work skills. All students Civilian • Volleyball Mar 27 weeks. Students must pro- per student for a one-month will advance their skills no • Volleyball March 27 • 3 on 3 Basketball April 3 vide their own guitar and session or $150 per student matter their gender, size or • 3 on 3 Basketball April 3 • Dead Lift Competition April 17 also are required to pur- for a three-month session. natural ability. • Dead Lift Competition April 17. For more information, call 410-278- Special notes for civilians: Cost per 3929 or visit http://www.apgmwr. Youth learn value of retail sales team is $200 for basketball, volleyball, softball and flag football. There is a four com/recreation/sportscalendar2009. ppt#256,1,Slide 1. February bowling specials Throughout February, every game of bowling will cost $1.75 with $1.50 shoe rental, 1 to 5 p.m. Rent a lane for $12 per hour; shoe rental is included. APG Bowling Center Snack Bar specials Building 2342 Week of Feb. 17 Special #1: Double bacon cheeseburger with potato chips, cookie and soda for $7.25. Special #2: Crab cake platter with french fries, coleslaw, cookie and soda for $9.95. Week of Feb. 23 Special #1: Grilled ham and cheese with soup of the day for $5.45. Photo by RACHEL PONDER Special #2: Pork BBQ with potato salad, cookie and soda Customers Joseph Santana, left front, and Dienia Gooden purchase Valentine’s Day cards and for $5.95. candy from several of the children on Team B, from left to right, Monae Simmons, Jurnee Long, D’Asia Hughes and Jade Long. Monica Boyd, Team B leader, supervises during Parent Night Feb. For more information or to place an order, call 410-278- 6 at the Aberdeen Area Youth Center. The children were raising money to have funds for a party. 4041. Orders must be placed before 10:30 a.m.
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