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Family Advocacy Program is Keeping Women Safe Calling all women who want to feel empowered and to learn skills that will keep them aware and safe. Army Community Service’s (ACS) Family Advocacy Program will be presenting an opportunity for women to participate in a FREE course, provided by law enforcement, regarding safety and crime prevention. Childcare is also available at no cost. Crime Prevention: “A Woman’s Safety Course” will be conducted on Tuesday, April 5 at the Family Resource Center (FRC) from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Registration is required as space for childcare is limited. All children must be registered with Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS). For additional information on “A Woman’s Safety Course,” or to register for childcare, please contact ACS Family Advocacy Program at (270) 798-6383. Company Level FRG Leaders Meeting with Ann and Marla Company level Family Readiness Group (FRG) Leaders are invited to participate in the monthly meetings with Marla Schroeder and Ann Campbell. Each month will feature a mini-seminar, question and answer time, and provide company level FRG Leaders time to network, brainstorm, and share your biggest concerns with other leaders. Meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month, with the next meeting taking place on April 12, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Family Resource Center (FRC). April will cover resiliency training with Alex Krohn. Childcare is available to those with children. To request childcare please send an email to ftcampbellaftb@yahoo.com by April 5th. All children must be registered with Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS). Although these meetings are geared towards company level FRG Leaders, all are welcome to attend. For any other information regarding the company level FRG leader meeting with Marla and Ann, please call AFTB at (270) 798-4800. Hop on into DW Rec. Center during the Month of April When it comes to fun and games, DW Rec. has the month of April covered. From special visits by the Easter Bunny, to gaming tournaments; your Family is bound to have a good time. Got Ping-Pong? DW Rec. does. Sunday, April 3, you can play in the Post Wide Table Tennis Tournament. The games begin at 2 p.m. and trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers. Welcome spring with a special Easter/spring time craft on Sunday, April 10. This is a perfect opportunity for the whole Family to come make a special spring time craft. Craft making takes place from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Starting at 8 a.m., on Saturday, April 16, the DW Rec. tradition of Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will take place. Everyone is welcome to enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, juice and milk as they visit with the Easter Bunny. After breakfast, there will be an opportunity for pictures to be taken with the Easter Bunny, a coloring contest, and door prizes. Purchase your tickets by close of business on April 14 and pay $3 for children 12 and under and $5 for 13 and older. After April 14, tickets will be $5 for children 12 and under and $7 for 13 and older. If food is still available, tickets will be $10 at the door the day of the event. Come discover the Soldier in everyone with a first person shooter video game that sold more than 7 million copies within the first 24 hours of being released. DW Rec. will be hosting an Xbox 360 Call of Duty Black Ops Tournament on April 17 at 2 p.m. Tournament participants must be eligible Family and MWR patrons aged 18 and older. Top three finishers will receive trophies.

Bring the kids out to DW Rec. on Easter Sunday, April 24, for an Easter Egg Hunt with prizes awarded in each age group for the child who finds a special candy. There are designated times that children may participate depending on their age.  Children ages “walking” through 2 years old start at 2:30 p.m.  Children 3 years old start at 3 p.m.  Children 4 to 5 years old start at 3:30 p.m.  Children 6 to 7 years old start at 4 p.m.  Children 8 to 9 years old start at 4:30 p.m.  Children 10 to 12 years old start at 5 p.m. Children are asked to bring a basket or bag for their candy. Prizes will be awarded for the special candy found by each age group. Rain date is scheduled for May 1. DW Rec. is committed to providing Soldiers and Families a quality of life that is commensurate with their service through quality Recreation, Travel and Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) programs and services. The BOSS program is proudly sponsored by USAA. The DW Recreation Center is located at 6145 Desert Storm Ave. All eligible participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who remains present the entire time. For more information about April events, please call DW Rec. Center at (270) 798-7391.

CG’s Payday Golf Scramble Bring your clubs and tee-off for a good time on April 1 as Cole Park Golf Club offers a four person CG’s Pay Day Golf Scramble! The scramble gets swinging with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Teams can consist of any mix of patrons desired. For those who do not have a team, the staff at Cole Park Golf Club will be glad to assist in placing you on a team. The cost is $20 for golf club members and $30 for non-members. After the scramble, scores will be posted and the winner announced at 6 p.m. in the 19th Hole Snack Bar. Prizes will be given to the winning teams. Patrons do not need to be present to receive prizes. For more information about the CG’s Payday Golf Scramble, please call Cole Park Golf Club at (270) 798-4906. Shootin’ it out at the Outdoor Recreation Paintball Field Enjoy the high adrenaline and strategy of paintball with a few clicks of the trigger and the release of some CO2 you can send some paintballs flying through the air in the attempt to hit your opponent and remove them from the game. Outdoor Recreation Paintball has a variety of options for you and your friends to participate in such as 3 Man Speedball Tournaments. These tournaments are a two day tournament that is taking place on April 2 and 3; June 4 and 5; July 2 and 3; and August 6 and 7. Registration begins two weeks prior to date of tournament and if you register by the day before tournament you receive a free t-shirt. The cost is $120 per three person team and includes all day air, one case of paint, field fee, and rental gun (if needed). Cost also carries over to the second day of the tournament as long as your team qualifies to move on. Trophies will be awarded to the team who finish first, second, and third. Additional prizes will be awarded for sportsmanship, first eliminated, best game play, etc. Only field paint is authorized during tournaments, special events, and group play. Field paint can be purchased for $40 per case. Team fee is due at the time of registration, and tournament as well as regular play is open to anyone who wishes to play. During normal operating hours of Thursday through Friday by appointment only, or Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday 12 noon to 6 p.m. prices vary. If you bring all of your own equipment there is a $10 per person field fee. $20 per person includes fields fee, paintball gun/marker, a full 12 oz CO2 tank, barrel sock, and mask. Patrons can request a chest protector for no

additional cost. An unlimited supply of air for the day can be purchased for $20 per person per tank, or air fills can be purchased separately. Both CO2 and compressed air are available for purchase. For CO2 a 9 oz tank fill is $2 per fill per tank, 12 oz tank is $3 per fill per tank, and a 20 oz tank is $4 per fill per tank. Compressed air is $3 per fill per tank for 2,000 psi, $4 per fill per tank for 3,000 psi, and $5 per fill per tank for 4,000 psi. Additional paint can be purchased for $15 for 500 rounds or $40 for 2,000 rounds. Coveralls also may be rented for $5 per person and are available in sizes medium to 4XL. For more information about Outdoor Recreation Paintball, please call (270) 956-3118 or email paintball@fortcampbellmwr.com. ACS Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program 5K Hard Target Run/Walk Doing something for a good cause is always a great thing, but why not get something beneficial out it for yourself? With the 5K Hard Target Run/Walk you will not only run or walk to bring awareness to sexual assault and prevention during sexual assault prevention month, but you will also benefit from the physical exercise. The run/walk will take place on April 7 at Fryar Stadium from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. Pre-registration is required and there is no cost to participate. You can also register the day of the race between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. at Fryar Stadium. To register or for more information about the ACS Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program's 5K Hard Target Run/Walk, please call the ACS Family Advocacy Program at (270) 412-5498 or (270) 412-5500.

Play Eight Times a Week to Qualify for 3rd Quarter of Texas Hold’em The weekly Texas Hold’em games and the race to earn a spot in the next quarterly Main Event starts March 22. The next Hold’em Main Event will be held Saturday, June 25, at 2 p.m. at The Zone. All players who earn 200 points or more from the weekly games played on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., will qualify to play in the Main Event. Games on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday are held at Sportsman’s Lodge while the Wednesday games take place at the Dawg Haus. At the25 June Main Event, the first place prize is $500 cash and a seat in the Army-wide tournament held in July; second place prize is $300 cash, and the third place prize is $200 cash. Additional prizes will be given to the players placing 4th through 8th, plus there will be random prizes given out during the Main Event. For additional information, please contact MWR Public Relations at (270) 798-7535. Eagle Skeet Club Hosts Ron Goodman Memorial Registered Skeet Shoot Grab your guns and enjoy your right to bear arms in the Ron Goodman Memorial Registered Skeet Shoot March 25 through 27. This skeet shoot will abide the NSSA rules and regulations and will have five events for shooters to compete in. Registration for event one, Doubles Championships, will begin on Friday, March 25 at noon. Events two and three will take place on Saturday, March 26 with registration taking place from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. The events on the 26th will be 12 gage and 20 gage championships. On Sunday, March 27th the 28 gage and 410 championships will wrap up events three and four. Qualified referees will be on site during the events and all winnings will be mailed to winning shooters. The amount of winnings for class awards will be determined by the amount of participants per class. To be eligible to participate in the skeet shoot, shooters must be in good standings with the NSSA, and present their NSSA card when registering. Non-members will be enrolled at the time of registration. Fees vary upon class and event shooter registers for. Lunch will be available on Saturday and Sunday with a special dinner hosted by the Eagle Skeet Club after

shoot-off on Saturday. Shooters are strongly encouraged to pre-register to ensure enough referees and food is available. Mark your calendar for upcoming shoots such as the Max Quick Memorial taking place June 17 through 19, and September 9 through 11 for the Lee Tucker Memorial. For squading information please contact Larry Farley at lfarley507@aol.com. For more information about the Ron Goodman Memorial Registered Skeet Shoot, please call Family and MWR Outdoor Recreation Skeet Range at (270) 412-4015 or (270) 798-2175.

ACS Army Family Team Building Presents Military Ball Etiquette No matter what rank or affiliation your Soldier is, more than likely you will attend some kind of military ball. Military balls usually have a good mix of both enlisted and officers in attendance, and for the average person who is not used to such customs, the experience can be nerve racking. Wouldn’t it be great to learn proper military ball etiquette so that you can actually enjoy the event instead of worrying whether or not you are doing the right things? Army Community Service (ACS) Army Family Team Building (AFTB) is offering a free interactive seminar on military ball etiquette on Saturday, March 26 at Cole Park Commons, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come learn about the appropriate ball attire, receiving line, seating and eating, table setting, rendering honors, toasting, and additional trips and tricks to make your military balls memorable events. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. For more information about the free military ball etiquette seminar, please call ACS Army Family Team Building at (270) 798-4800.

March Classes at Guenette Arts and Crafts Center Get crafty during the month of March at the Guenette Arts and Crafts Center! Learn a new skill, discover a hidden talent, develop a new hobby, or create that perfect handmade gift to give to that special someone. Check out the March activities! Activity Kid’s Clay Workshop 10-11 a.m. March 19 (Chip & Dip Plate) March 26 (Letter Holders) Pottery Club Clay Jewelry Stained Glass (18 & over) March 30 5-7:30 p.m. Iris Folding Tray Making

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March 18 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

March 23 (Part 2 of 2) 5-7 p.m.

March 27 2-4 p.m.

March 20 1:30-4 p.m.

Guenette Arts and Crafts Center Kid’s workshops are $7 for one part and $10 for two part workshops. Clay Works and Paint Your Own Pottery are available on a walk-in basis Wednesday through Sunday. Wheel Throwing is available by appointment only and pouring classes are offered every Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m., or Friday from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. The

kid’s classes are open to any age (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult). Framing classes are also available every Tuesday, 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., and every Saturday, 12:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. These workshops are a great way to express creativity and establish a sense of pride and accomplishment when creating something of your own. Registration for each class is required and can be completed at Guenette Arts and Crafts Center. Call (270) 798-6693 for more information. Sign up for Spring Sports with Family and MWR Sports and Fitness Stay active and get to know members of your company by participating in the Spring sports programs hosted by Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Sports and Fitness. Sports include flag football, soccer, softball, and the 10-miler. Through the months of March, April and May, Sports and Fitness will be hosting various sporting tournaments. These tournaments are open for battalion, individual, and company participation depending on the sporting event. Gather your company together and get ready to score goals in soccer, steal some bases in softball, and go old school with kickball.. Soccer starts April 4 and participants must be registered by March 31. Companies can battle it out on the softball field beginning May 2, with registration completed by April 25; or reminisce in the days of grade school with a kickball tournament. Kickball begins May 9 with a registration deadline of May 2. The soccer, softball, and kickball sports are also open to women who are valid military ID card holders, age 18 and older. For those who wish to participate in individual sports there is a 10-mile road race that will take place on May 5 with a registration deadline of May 5, as well as a tennis tournament that takes place on May 9 with a registration deadline of May 6. Runners must be individuals who are 18 and older and active duty. For more information about Spring Sports, please call the Family and MWR Sports and Fitness Office at (270) 798-3320.

ACS Family Advocacy Program 1, 2, 3, 4 Parents Children ages one through four are at a vital point in their development and can learn habits or skills that can last the rest of their lives. As parents, it is our job to ensure that we provide our children with age appropriate knowledge that will help them excel when they are older. ACS Family Advocacy Program presents 1, 2, 3, 4 Parents; a three session workshop for parents of children ages one through four. This workshop discusses ages and stages, discipline skills, avoiding accidents and problems, choices and consequences, and encouragement. The upcoming workshops take place from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. and are as follows: Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Workshop 3 April 5 April 12 April 19 Parent(s) must attend all three sessions to complete the class. Child care is available through Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) hourly care for children 5 and under and is provided at no cost by ACS. Child must be registered with CYSS in order to be admitted into hourly care. Registration is required as space for child care is limited. For more information or to register for 1, 2, 3, 4 Parents, please call ACS Family Advocacy Program at (270) 956-3736 or (270) 412-5500.

Super Saturdays with CYSS Child, Youth and School Services offer respite childcare two Saturdays each month and one Friday night each month. Super Saturdays are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following dates:  March 26th, 2011  April 9th and 30th, 2011  May 14th and 21st, 2011  June 11th and 18th, 2011  July 9th and 16th, 2011  August 13th and 27th, 2011  September 10th and 24th, 2011 Children must be registered with CYSS. If your child is already enrolled please make your reservations by calling Taylor Youth Center at (270) 798-3643 for children in kindergarten through the fifth grade or by calling the Child Development Center for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old at (270) 439-7996. If your child is not registered, you can do so through CYSS Central Enrollment Registration at 5668 Wickham Ave. Call them at (270) 798-0674 if you have any questions concerning registration. For a list of future Super Saturday and Friday Night Outs visit www.FortCampbellMWR.com . Friday Night Out with CYSS Moms and dads need a break from time to time, especially during deployment. Child, Youth and School Services offers respite childcare one Friday night of each month for children of deployed Soldiers. Friday Night Out’s are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on:  April 15th, 2011  May 6th, 2011  June 24th, 2011  July 22nd, 2011  August 19th, 2011  September 30th, 2011 Come join us for arts & crafts, organized fitness activities, computer fun, games and more! A snack will be provided. Your child must be registered with CYSS Central Enrollment. If child is already enrolled, please call Taylor Youth Center or the Child Development Center to make your reservation. If not, please register your child at CYSS Central Enrollment Registration first. For additional information on CYSS Friday Night Out, please contact Taylor Youth Center at (270) 798-3643.

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