Scott Air Force Base News

Scott Air Force Base events

Note: Scott events are targeted for DoD ID card holders. Please direct questions about any event to the POC listed.

NOW THROUGH NOV. 14

COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN

Federal employees have the opportunity to participate in the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaigns now through Nov. 14. There are over 380 local and 2,603 national/international organizations to choose from and the process is quick and easy! For more information, use the following website www.gatewaycfc.org and contact your unit’s representative, or Lt. Tahlia Clanagan, Vice Chair for Scott AFB.

NOW THROUGH NOV. 29

HOLIDAY GREETING CARD COMPETITION

Calling all Squadrons and Organizations to once again get your holiday spirit on! It’s that time to enter Outdoor Recreation’s Annual Holiday Greeting Card Competition. The top winners will not only receive bragging rights, but also FSS Gift Cards with values of $200, $150, $75 or $100.

The first 20 groups to register will receive free plywood. Registration began Nov. 1. Don’t delay ... finished cards must be completed and delivered to Outdoor Recreation by 4 p.m. Nov. 29. All entries will be displayed on the base for public viewing. Photos of the cards will be placed on the Force Support website, www.375fss.com.

The top three winners will be selected by judges. The People’s Choice Award will be selected by the Scott AFB Community via online voting, which will take place Dec. 2-4. The People’s Choice winner will receive $100 in the form of FSS Gift Cards. Note: In order to control the number of repeated votes, all SAFB personnel must vote from off-base computers (no LAN SAFB computers can be used). Vote once a day, as many days during the voting time frame. All votes identified as on-base votes will be automatically disqualified. Unit pride and bragging rights are on the line. For complete contest rules, contact Outdoor Recreation at 256-2067 or visit www.375fss.com.NOW

NOW THROUGH NOV. 30

NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH EVENTS

▪ Nov. 10-30—Books and cultural items displayed at the Base Library;

▪ Nov. 16—4-6 p.m. Cahokia Mounds presentation and activities at the Base Youth Center; and

▪ Nov. 18—2-4 p.m. free movie and popcorn at the Base Library Auditorium: Brother Bear (G).

2016 WORLDWIDE TALENT COMPETITION

Air Force Services Activity is looking for talented active duty, guard and reserve members to compete in the World Wide Talent Competition in the categories male vocalist, female vocalist, instrumentalist, musical variety, non-musical category and dance. Participants have a chance at winning monetary prizes, plus a trip to San Antonio for a professional video shoot of their act and the opportunity to compete for “Air Force Entertainer of the Year.” Submit entries through Nov. 30. For complete details, visit www.myairforcelife.com.

NOV. 12

CREATE PERSONALIZED HOLIDAY CARDS

People can paint their own Holiday Cards from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Arts & Crafts Center. No experience necessary. Call or visit the Arts & Crafts Center to enroll in this one day class, 256-4230/3868. Tuition cost of $30 covers everything to include all supplies.

OAP: CATHEDRAL CANYON HIKE

Join the Outdoor Adventure Program for a full day exploration at one of Missouri’s little known natural wonders, Cathedral Canyon, Nov. 12. Length of hike varies from 4-8 miles. Difficulty level of four out of five. Please bring a knapsack, warm clothes, raincoat/poncho, sturdy shoes, snacks, trail lunch and water. Adventure is open to all (ages 12+). Adventure fee: $15. Buses will depart Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. 3176, at 8 a.m., returning around 7 p.m. Registration required. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, follow us on Facebook or Twitter @ScottODR, or call 256-2067.

NOV. 14

PRACTICAL PROBLEM SOLVING COURSE

Learn the Air Force model of structured problem solving and root cause analysis in this hands-on one day class. Offered monthly and free to everyone at Scott. New class date added for Nov. 14. Sign up on the calendar at https://eim.amc.af.mil/org/375amw/CPI/CPICourseRegistration/default.aspx or email amc.cpi@us.af.mil for more information.

NOV. 14-15

FINANCIAL AID PROCESS PRESENTATION AND APPLICATION

“Financial Aid Process Presentation” workshop will be from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Education Center in classroom 98. FAFSA Application Hands-on training will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 15 in Park University Computer Lab in classroom 75. FAFSA is the gateway to free federal aid up to $5,000 if eligible.

In the Financial Aid Presentation ISAC provides an informational presentation about financial aid. In the hands-on application process the experts assist with the actual submission of the FAFSA online. If interested in finding out more info, contact Education Center at 375fss.education@us.af.mil.

  Comments