banner design contest

Fort Campbell Family Advocacy Program-Army Community Service is soliciting submissions for their Domestic Violence Awareness Month banner design contest. Only original artwork will be accepted. The campaign logo must be included in the design. Entries must be emailed to fap.dvam@gmail.com by Aug. 31.

ARMED SERVICES BLOOD PROGRAM

The Armed Services Blood Program will host blood drives 9 a.m,-2:30 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25 at the Soldier Support center, 2702 Michigan Ave. Anyone 17 and older can donate -- military or civilian. All donors will receive a T-shirt and snacks. Potential donors must weigh at least 116 pounds and have been feelign well for at least three consecutive days before donating. They also must be well hydrated and have eaten something. Those wanting to donate should know what foreign countries they’ve traveled to and must bring a photo ID. For more information, call 573-596-5385 or visit www.militaryblood.dod.mil.

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SCHOOL LUNCHES

Fort Campbell Community Schools will be participating in the Seamless Summer Option of National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. As part of this program, Fort Campbell Community Schools will offer healthy meals every school day at no cost to all enrolled students and children age 18 and younger for school year 2021-22. Students and all community children age 18 and younger will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit a household application.

To qualify for P-EBT Benefits, ACT Fee Waiver, Families must have up to date, approved lunch application on file for school year 2021-2022. To apply, visit https://www.lunchapplication.com.

For more information, call 270-640-1211 or e-mail at elaine.dawkins@dodea.edu.

Movies Under the Stars

Families are invited to watch “The Incredibles 2” during Movies Under the Stars beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Division Parade Field, 6390 Desert Storm Ave. The movie will begin at 8 p.m. Fort Campbell Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation partnered with USO Fort Campbell for this event. USO Fort Campbell will present the Beyond Wings circus team as additional entertainment. Guests are welcome to bring non-alcoholic beverages, food, blankets, chairs and additional safe items to enhance the event. Guests are encouraged to wear their super hero costumes. A food truck will be available to sell quick movie-type snacks. To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uso-experience-movie-under-the-stars-showing-the-incredibles-2-tickets-165332641381?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.

Blood Drives on post

The American Red Cross is in critical need of blood donations. The following blood drives will be hosted on post. To schedule an appointment, visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time.

•10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 20 at Byrd Health Clinic, 7973 Strike Blvd.

HOME BASED BUSINESSES

NEED APPROVAL

Updated procedures have made it quicker and easier for Army Families to obtain approval from Fort Campbell’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, to operate home-based businesses inside the gates of Fort Campbell. After submitting the free, downloadable application, home-based business owners can be approved within 60 days. To download the free application, visit https://campbell.armymwr.com/programs/home-based-business. Applications also can be picked up from MWR Financial Management, located inside T-39 Indiana Ave. For more information, call MWR’s home-based business point of contact, Chrisoula Belanger at 270-412-4181.

Empowering Women

Career Summit

Military Spouses, service members and veterans will connect with employment professionals to learn about career opportunities during the 2nd Annual Empowering Women Career Summit 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 22 at Valor Hall Conference and Event Center, 105 Walter Garrett Lane, Oak Grove.

Career Skills Program briefing

Learn about the Career Skills Program during their briefing at 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the Month at the Staff Sgt. Glenn H. English Army Education Center, 202 Bastogne Ave. The briefing will be hosted in the auditorium, Room No. 151. For more information, call 270-798-3195 or 270-798-4974.

Employer Days

The Fort Campbell Transition Assistance Program hosts employers 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Fort Campbell Transition Assistance Program center, 5661 Screaming Eagle Blvd.

Lozada Physical Fitness Center open to vaccinated users

Lozada Physical Fitness Center, located at the intersection of 38th Ave. and Desert Storm Ave., is now open 24 hours, seven days a week for all fully COVID-19 vaccinated, authorized users. To be fully vaccinated, it must be at least 14 days after your second vaccination. You will need to bring your vaccination card to Lozada PFC for verification. Cellphone photos of vaccine cards also will be accepted. Authorized users include active-duty Soldiers, reservists, retirees, dependents, DOD Civilians, and contractor employees with a CAC Card.

Family members ages 16 and older may access the facility 5 a.m.-7 p.m., and those ages 18 and older can access the facility at all hours. For more information, call 270-798-5830.

BACH Offering COVID-19

vaccinations to all TRICARE

eligible beneficiaries

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital is offering COVID-19 vaccination to all TRICARE eligible beneficiaries ages 12 and older. COVID-19 vaccinations are available by appointment only at the Fort Campbell Passenger Processing Center, 7162 Hedgerow Road. To schedule an appointment, visit https://blanchfield.tricare.mil.

USO Warrior Wednesday Lunch

USO Fort Campbell will provide lunch to service members beginning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at USO Fort Campbell, 6145 Desert Storm Ave.

Fort Campbell MWR

Group Fitness Classes

Join Fort Campbell MWR for a slate of fun, challenging group fitness classes to get your blood pumping at Shaw Physical Fitness Center, 7979 California Road. Fees are $5 for individual classes and $40 for an unlimited 30-day pass. For more information, call MWR at 270-798-7535. Classes include:

•High-intensity interval training (HIIT) – 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. No class on July 26 or 30.

•Cycling – Noon Mondays and Wednesdays

•Dance Fitness – 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

•Yoga – 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays

•Capoeira – 6 p.m. July 28

Quartermania and Pizza, Pins and Pop specials at Hooper Bowling Center

Get two hours of unlimited bowling for up to six people, along with a large one-topping pizza and a pitcher of pop, 2-7 p.m. on Saturdays for Pizza, Pins and Pop at Hooper Bowling Center. Cost for the package is $60. The facility also is offering discounted games, shoe rentals and food 5-9 p.m. during Quartermania on Thursdays. Costs for a package including food and drink are an $8 per person cover charge, 25 cents per game, 25 cents for shoes, 25 cents for hot dogs (limit three per person) and 25 cents for a 12-ounce fountain drink. Costs for a package without food and drink are a $5 per person cover charge, 25 cents for shoes and 25 cents per game. For more information, call 270-798-5887.

USO training for military spouses

If you are interested in professional skills training to improve your resume, IBM and the USO have partnered to support military spouses with a learning platform focused on helping you achieve your professional goals. For more information, call 270-697-4144. To register, visit www.uso.org/transition.

Youth Instructional Programs: Dance Classes

Put on your dancing shoes and tap your way into dance classes at the Youth Instructional Programs facility, 3411 Bastogne Ave. Children 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Costs range from $37.50 to $50 depending on the class. All participants must be registered and current with Child and Youth Services prior to enrolling in classes. For more information on enrolling with CYS, call Parent Central Services at 270-798-0674. For more information on Youth Instructional Programs, call 270-412-5811.

•Ballet and Tap, 5:05-5:50 p.m. Thursdays. For ages 3-4.

•Ballet and Tap, 5:05-5:50 p.m. Wednesdays. For ages 5-6.

•Ballet and Tap, 6:05-6:50 p.m. Thursdays. For ages 5-7.

•Hip Hop, 4-4:30 p.m. Fridays. For ages 3-5.

•Ballet, 5:15-5:45 p.m. Fridays. For ages 3-5.

Youth Instructional Programs: Martial Arts Classes

Sensei Brandt will offer Karate and Tae Kwon Do classes at the Youth Instructional Programs facility, 3411 Bastogne Ave. Two sessions of each class are hosted weekly, and students choose which day to attend. Karate meets Wednesdays and Fridays. Tae Kwon Do meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. For both classes, students 6-8 years old meet 4:45-5:45 p.m. and students ages 9-18 years old meet 6-7:30 p.m. Children 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $45. All participants must be registered and current with Child and Youth Services prior to enrolling in classes. For more information on enrolling with CYS, call Parent Central Services at 270-798-0674. For more information on Youth Instructional Programs, call 270-412-5811.

Youth Instructional Programs: Group guitar lessons

Learn how to play guitar from an instructor who has 25 years of experience in music performance and instruction at various levels including singing, songwriting, performing and teaching guitar. Classes are hosted at the Youth Instructional Programs facility, 3411 Bastogne Ave. Classes are opened to youth ages 6-18 years old. Guitars are limited, so students are encouraged to bring their own instrument. Cost is $65. All participants must be registered and current with Child and Youth Services prior to enrolling in classes. For more information on enrolling with CYS, call Parent Central Services at 270-798-0674. For more information on Youth Instructional Programs, call 270-412-5811.

•Beginning Guitar, 5:30-6:15 p.m. Wednesdays.

•Intermediate Guitar, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays.

•Advanced Guitar, 4:30-5:15 p.m. Wednesdays.

Youth Instructional Programs: Gymnastics

Explore the world of gymnastics with classes hosted at the Youth Instructional Programs facility, 3411 Bastogne Ave. Children 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must be registered and current with Child and Youth Services prior to enrolling in classes. For more information on enrolling with CYS, call Parent Central Services at 270-798-0674. For more information on Youth Instructional Programs, call 270-412-5811. Cost is $42 for Parent and Me classes and $55 for youth ages 5-18.

•Parent and Me, 9:15-10 a.m. Tuesdays. For infants ages 18-36 months.

•Preschool, 10:15-11:10 a.m. Tuesdays; and 4-4:55 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. For ages 3-4.

•Beginner, 6:20-7:15 p.m. Thursdays; and 5:10-6:05 p.m. Fridays. For ages 5-18.

•Advanced, 5:10-6:05 p.m. Thursdays. For ages 5-18.

•Tumbling, 6:20-7:15 p.m. Fridays. For ages 5-18.

•Ninja, 5:10-6:05 p.m. Thursdays. For ages 4-6.

•Ninja, 6:20-7:15 p.m. Thursdays. For ages 7-18.

Youth Instructional Programs: Piano classes

Learn how to tickle the ivories during private piano lessons hosted at Youth Instructional Program facility, 3411 Bastogne Ave. Classes are available 5:15-5:45 p.m., 6-6:30 p.m., and 6:40-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays. For ages 6-18. Cost is $80 for four lessons. All participants must be registered and current with Child and Youth Services prior to enrolling in classes. For more information on enrolling with CYS, call Parent Central Services at 270-798-0674. For more information on Youth Instructional Programs, call 270-412-5811.

Youth Instructional Programs: Sewing Basics

Learn the basics of sewing during classes at the Youth Instructional Program facility, 3411 Bastogne Ave. Beginner students will meet 5-6 p.m. and Intermediate students will meet 4-5 p.m. Wednesdays. All new students will spend the first month in the beginner sewing classes. Beginner students will need one half-yard each of two coordinating fabrics. Cost is $40 for beginner and intermediate. For ages 8-18. All participants must be registered and current with Child and Youth Services prior to enrolling in classes. For more information on enrolling with CYS, call Parent Central Services at 270-798-0674. For more information on Youth Instructional Programs, call 270-412-5811.

Junior Golf Lessons

Youth Sports is offering three sessions of Junior Golf Lessons at Cole Park Golf Course, 1610 101st Airborne Division Road. The session is Sept. 7-Oct. 19. During the lessons youth will develop a foundation of proper fundamentals including grip, stance, ball position, swing, knowledge, etiquette, and equipment. Cost is $65 per session. Registration is available via WebTrac. For more information, call 270-412-5811.

Kids Bowl Free at Hooper

Children 14 years old and younger can bowl for free 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays; and 2-6 p.m. Saturdays. at Hooper Bowling Center, 5380 Tennessee Ave. Through the Kids Bowl Free program, each registered child gets two free games of bowling per day. Shoe rental is not included. To register, visit kidsbowlfree.com/army.

USO seeks volunteers

Be a force behind the forces by volunteering at USO Fort Campbell, 6145 Desert Storm Ave. Volunteers are needed for all days and shifts, but especially 1-4 p.m. weekdays. To register, visit volunteers.uso.org. For more information, call 270-697-4144.

Ladies Night

Enjoy drink specials during Ladies Night, 5-9 p.m. Thursdays at The Warrior Zone, 3910 Indiana Ave. For more information, call 270-461-0603.

Open Climb

Climbers of all experience levels can enjoy Open Climb Thursdays at the Indoor Climbing Wall, 11th Airborne Division Road. Three time slots are available: 4:30-5:30 p.m., 5:45-6:45 p.m., and 7-8 p.m. Only six participants are permitted during each time slot. Patrons must be at least 5 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Closed toe shoes are required. Cost is $10 per time slot. Walk-ins welcome, but pre-registration encouraged. To register, call 270-412-7855.

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