“Pass It On” 03 August
August 4, 2017|Posted in: Community Resource
The “Pass It On” is available online at: http://carson.armymwr.com/us/
BARKELEY BRIDGE CLOSURE
Two pedestrian bridges that cross Barkeley Avenue between Hogan Street and Christie Street will be closed for repair work from July 29 until Oct. 28.
EXCHANGE RECYCLE POINT TEMPORARY RELOCATION The recycle point at the Exchange is temporarily relocated to building 406, north of the intersection of Barger and Tevis Streets while paving work occurs. The hours of operation at the temporary recycle location are the same as at the Exchange: Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday–Sundayfrom 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Another community events notification will be sent out when recycle operations return to the Exchange location.
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.
The Directorate of Emergency Services will conduct routine maintenance on the vehicle barriers Aug. 5. The following gates will be closed to both inbound and outbound traffic during the following times:
–Gate 20 will be closed 7-10 a.m.
–Gate 5 roadway at the barrier will be closed 10 a.m. to noon. The housing areas will be accessible through Gate 5. Golf course and hospital access will be through Gate 1. Commercial vehicles going to the housing area just inside Gate 5 will be processed at Gate 5 during this time.
–Gate 4 will be closed 1-4 p.m.
These hours are approximate and may be adjusted slightly. Community members should plan to use the other gates for access to Fort Carson during these times.
MCKIBBEN PFC UPGRADES BEGIN JULY 24
The Fort Carson McKibben Physical Fitness Center (PFC) is upgrading its flooring July 24 to Sept. 17; the work will take approximately eight weeks to complete. During this time the facility will remain open with main weight room and visitor restrooms available for the duration of the project.
The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation staff have made accommodations to relocate fitness classes typically held at McKibben to Waller PFC and Garcia PFC. See schedules at https://carson.armymwr.com/us/
CMA – ONLINE ENROLLMENT NOW AVAILABLE
Colorado Military Academy (CMA) enrollment is now available online for Fall 2017 classes.
CMA is a public charter school launching with grades K – 8 in August 2017 at 360 Command View, Colorado Springs near the north gate of Peterson Air Force Base. The school will expand by a grade level each year until it reaches grade 12.
Setting CMA apart are an interdisciplinary learning approach using STEM, a focus on science, technology, engineering, and math, an integrated Civil Air Patrol cadet program, and a redesigned school facility equipped with leading technology, including tablets for all students.
CMA is building strategic partnerships with the military community which complements the vision of the school and the values represented by military leadership locally.
The school’s vision is to provide students the knowledge and skills they need for the challenges of the 21st Century, and beyond, so that each may reach their full potential.
Online enrollment and announcements can be found at www.coloradomilitaryacademy.
MOUNTAIN POST SPOUSES CLUB SUPER SIGN-UP (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-
For more information, and to submit your volunteer interest forms; Angela Lattimer firstname.lastname@example.org; Office: +1 (719) 228-6800
PARENT TO PARENT BACK TO SCHOOL BASICS WORKSHOP (FLYER)
POWER BREATH MEDITATION WORKSHOP (FLYER)
VETERAN “X” GROUP (FLYER)
ANNUAL SPORTS AND SCHOOL PHYSICALS (FLYER)
ASBP BLOOD DRIVE
Fort Carson and the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP), out of Fort Bliss, Texas, will host a blood drive to support troops overseas and in the U.S. Aug. 7-9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the William “Bill” Reed Special Events Center on post.
There is no pre-registration required for the event. If you want to give a blood donation, you can sign up upon arrival at the event center, and it will be a first-come, first-served basis.
Those wishing to donate or learn more about the program can go to http://www.militaryblood.dod.
The Armed Services Blood Program is the official military blood program and is a tri-service organization comprised of donor centers from the Army, Air Force and Navy. Donations directly support military service members and their Families worldwide to include military hospitals, ships, combat support hospitals and medics on the front line. While ASBP’s first priority is providing for wounded warriors in overseas operations, they also provide blood to Soldiers, Family members and retirees at military treatment facilities as part of their support to William Beaumont Army Medical Center’s Transfusion Services.
BACK-TO-SCHOOL BRIGADE SCHOOL SUPPLY EVENT (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) Monday–Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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).
KIDS FIRST SAFETY DAY (FLYER)
MOVING WITH CHILDREN (FLYER)
MPRA GOLF SCRAMBLE (FLYER)