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.

JULY 27

5210 HEALTHY MILITARY CHILDREN GREAT OUTDOORS CHALLENGE PHOTO CONTEST

The 5210 Great Outdoors Challenge photo contest and bike give-a-way will take place from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 27 at the Base Library Auditorium. The USO, the National Park Service, Health Promotion and representatives from the local Boy/Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and 4H will participate in the event. Prizes and bike raffle begins at 12:30 p.m. followed by a free movie. Children should bring their 5210 Great Outdoors Challenge Passports to turn in for a challenge reward. For more information call Darla Klausner at 256-7085 or Donna Panger at 256-5100.

MVRBC BLOOD DRIVE

The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center mobile blood collection bus will be in front of the Commissary 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 27. Family members 17 and older (16 with parental consent) may also donate. All donors receive a free T-shirt. For information on donor eligibility requirements, please visit www.bloodcenter.org. For more information or to volunteer to assist at the drive, please contact Master Sgt. Scott Baker at scott.baker.11@us.af.mil or Tech. Sgt. Chad Gibson chad.gibson.5@us.af.mil.

JULY 29

GLO BINGO

Come out for the “Not your Grandmother’s Bingo Event” with proceeds benefiting the 2017 Scott Air Force Ball. The event will take place at 7 p.m. July 29 at the Shiloh Eagles Club (545). Advanced ticket sales are $20 or $25 at the door. Cash bar, $1,000 in cash prizes and must be 18 or older. POC is Tech Sgt. Kei’Chanta Chaney-Johnson at keichanta.chaneyjohnson@us.af.mil. For more information or to RSVP, please click here www.scottairforceball.com.

JULY 29-30

R4R: BASS RIVER OVERNIGHT CAMP & CANOE TRIP

Join the Outdoor Adventure Program on a two-day trip to Bass River Resorts in Missouri July 29-30. This event qualifies as R4R Initiative—provides exciting outdoor adventures for those in pre/post deployment and their families for a nominal fee, but everyone is welcome. Open to ages 14 & up. Adventure fee: $110. R4R fee: $20. Time: 6:30 a.m. July 29 to 9 p.m. July 30. Registration required. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, follow them on Facebook at Scott AFB Outdoor Recreation, or call 256-2067.

AUG. 4

ODR ANNUAL BOAT REGATTA

Outdoor Recreation is calling all captains and first mates to participate in the Great Scott AFB Cardboard Boat Regatta at 11 a.m. Aug. 4. at the Fitness Center Pool. All base affiliates military and civilian are asked to form a team of at least two, to participate in the Regatta for chances to win gift cards. Prizes awarded to the top three boats with the fastest teams, plus the following categories: “Most Creative Design”; “Best Dressed Team/Support Staff”; and the “Dramatic Fastest Sinking Boat.” Teams must provide both a team name and a name for their boat upon registration. Teams are responsible for the cost and construction of their boats. Note: Boats must be pre-constructed entirely of “corrugated” cardboard and duct tape, and in place by 10:30 a.m. the day of event. Pre-inspection of the fleet will be at this time. Patrons must be 16 & older to participate and members of the crew must be able to swim. For more details, follow ODR on Facebook at Scott AFB Outdoor Recreation, or call 256-2067.

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