August 10: Pass it On

August 11, 2017|Posted in: Community Resource

FORT CARSON CHILD SUPERVISION POLICY (FLYER)

GATE 19 OPENING DELAYED
Due to ongoing paving and road work, the opening of Gate 19 is now anticipated to be Aug. 23. For questions, contact the project engineer at 526-4929.

WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY
A Women’s Equality Day observance takes place Aug. 28 at 3 p.m. at the Elkhorn Conference Center. The observance is presented by 4th Infantry Division and 4th Combat Aviation Brigade Equal Opportunity offices.

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK (FLYERS)

COLORADO MILITARY ACADEMY OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY INVITATION On behalf of the Colorado Military Academy, we would be honored if you would join us in officially opening the school on Thursday August 24, 2017.
Guests are invited to enjoy music from the USAFA band from 5:30pm and a formal program will start at 6pm. Following a few words by our distinguished speakers and the presentation of the Civil Air Patrol Squadron charter to the school, CMA’s inaugural cadet squadron will be introduced.  Once the ribbon is cut, families and guests are invited to meet the teachers, get their first look at classrooms, labs, cafeteria, collaboration spaces, and more!
We appreciate your support in launching Colorado Military Academy – a charter school that prepares children to be leaders with uncompromising character who are ready for college and the jobs of the future.
Please RSVP via email to info@coloradomilitaryacademy.org  or by calling 719-576-9838.

ENGAGE YOUR DESTINY EVENT (FLYER)

FIRST VISITOR CAR SEAT PROGRAM (FLYER)

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF SOUTHERN COLORADO VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES When families with seriously ill children in area hospitals have no place to rest… they are welcome at the Ronald McDonald House.  It’s a home away from home.  Our volunteers do so much more than cook and clean.  They make this house a home.
Opportunities to help 7 days a week/ 365 days a year!  We only require a friendly smile and helpful attitude!

House Volunteers
Assist the staff in keeping a warm & friendly environment for the families staying at the House.  This includes, but is not limited to cleaning, organizing, baking working in the yard and any special projects.  Flexible 2-4 hour shifts between the hours of 9am-8pm.  Groups and pairs are welcome!

Office Volunteers
Manage the front office of the Ronald McDonald House. This includes, but is not limited to answering phones/doors, filing, accepting donations, checking in families/visitors, and working on special office projects.

After RMHC volunteer application and background check, House and Office volunteers can usually begin immediately depending on availability. Children under 18 must volunteer with an adult.

Ronald McDonald Family Rooms
Memorial Family Room
Located in the NICU of Memorial Hospital

St. Francis Family Room
Locate in the NICU of St. Francis Medical Center

Families can step away momentarily to grab a snack or just a nap… our Family rooms provide a place for self-care while staying close to their children. Our volunteers give them everything they need to do just that.  Volunteers staff 100% of our Family Rooms – 7 days per week/365 days per year. People like you are essential to keeping these places accessible to families whenever they are in need!  Act as host/hostess to all families in ensuring all guests are met with a warm, smiling face Provide tours to new guests Monitor the guest sign-in process Make coffee as needed Put snacks out as needed Ensure that all rules are followed Answer phone as needed Contact hospital staff regarding restocking as needed Family Room volunteer minimum is one shift per month. Six-month minimum.  Volunteer shift times are 9am-1pm, 1pm-5pm, 5pm-7/9pm.  Must be at least 14 years of age to volunteer at our Family rooms. Individuals and pairs are welcome!

How to apply:
Visit: www.rmhcs.org/volunteer; Contact: Nicole Noll, Volunteer Manager at nicole@rmhcsoutherncolorado.org or 719-471-1814; or stop by our House:
Ronald McDonald House
311 N Logan Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
*Additional applications and processes required to volunteer at Family Rooms TRANSITION SUMMIT HIRING FAIR (FLYER)

WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP COMMUNITY TEA (FLYER)

BILLY CURRINGTON CONCERT (FLYER)

CAREER SKILLS PROGRAM UPCOMING EVENTS (FLYERS) The Fort Carson Career Skills Program (CSP) offers opportunities for eligible transitioning service members to gain the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for successful careers after they transition from active duty. To be eligible for any CSP, transitioning service members must be on active duty and within 180 days of transitioning from service as of the class start date, anticipate fully honorable or under honorable conditions discharge and have approval of the first field grade commander in their chain to participate. Each program also has additional eligibility criteria. Interested transitioning service members are encouraged to attend the appropriate information session as indicated below.  They can also visit the Career Skills Program Office (building 6236, rooms 101-104) MondayFriday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

EFMP SCREENINGS
Evans Army Community Hospital is holding weekly Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) briefings. EFMP staff will discuss the Family member travel screening process for overseas assignments and assist with any questions regarding the EFMP program. The briefings take place Monday mornings (excluding federal holidays) at 8:30 a.m. in the Woods Soldier Family Care Center, room 1004 (next to Starbucks).

NO DUI RESPONSE TEAM (FLYERS)

PARENT TO PARENT BACK TO SCHOOL BASICS WORKSHOP (FLYER)

5 LOVE LANGUAGES CLASS (FLYER)

DISOVER A BETTER YOU (FLYER)

FORT CARSON YARD SALES (FLYER)

NEW PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAMS (FLYER)

NEWCOMER’S ORIENTATION (FLYER)
New to Fort Carson?  Been here a week, a month or a year…let’s get acquainted! Army Community Service hosts a Newcomer Orientation the second Monday of every month.

PREP PROGRAM (FLYER)

“BE THERE” PEER SUPPORT (FLYER)

FREE PRESCHOOL AT FORT CARSON CPCD (FLYER)

FREE YOGA (FLYER)

HEALING HORSES FOR THE ARMED FORCES (FLYER)

HELP WANTED – DIRECTORATES, FAMILIES & GROUPS AT TRUNK OR TREAT (FLYER)

KINGDOM BUILDER’S FAMILY LIFE CENTER (FLYERS)

NAF EMPLOYMENT (FLYER)

OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER SEEKING VOLUNTEERS National Team Events is hosting a 12-team international volleyball tournament at the Olympic Training Center September 26 – Oct 1.  They are looking for many volunteers (age 12 & older) as they will have two competition courts running simultaneously for a total of 6 matches a day.
To complete a volunteer interest form: http://www.teamusa.org/usa-volleyball/events/international/norceca-mens-continental-championship/volunteer-info.
For more information, and to submit your volunteer interest forms;  Angela Lattimer angela.lattimer@usav.org; Office: +1 (719) 228-6800

OPERATION TBI FREEDOM (FLYERS)
Operation TBI Freedom a Colorado non-profit that is located in Colorado Springs and offers case management services throughout Colorado.  Services provided include (but are not limited to):  crisis management, employment/education training, psychosocial educational programming, assistance navigating complex benefits system, etc.  For more information or apply for our assistance please call or email us.
Toll Free: (855) 355-6824
Email: OTF@craighospital.org
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/operationtbifreedom

PETERSON AFB YARD SALES (FLYER)

TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE (FLYER)

VETERAN “X” GROUP (FLYER)

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