Naval Health Clinic on Facebook
Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River is on Facebook. Keep up with the latest news by "liking" us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NHCPaxRiver. The Facebook page contains information on services, special events and other topics affecting our beneficiaries and customers. More detailed information is also available on the Clinic website, www.med.navy.mil/sites/paxriver/Pages/index MedHm.aspx.
Want Sunday Evening Mass on base?
The NAS Patuxent River Chapel is considering adding Sunday Evening Mass. For information contact Father Mike Dolan at 301-342-3811 or email thomas.harrald navy.mil.
Health Care Consumer Council meeting
Tuesday, 10-11 a.m.
Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River conference room
TRICARE beneficiaries are welcome to attend. To view the meeting agenda and previous meeting minutes, go to the Naval Health Clinic website at www.med.navy.mil /sites/paxriver/ Pages/hccc.htm. For information contact Lt. Cmdr. Allison Faith at 301-995-3681 or Allison.faithmed navy.mil.
Retired Lt. Cmdr. Nicholas Thomas Potts memorial service
Today at 7 p.m. at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pax River Naval Air Museum Association in memory of Potts for the new museum building fund at www.paxmuseum.com.
Cmdr. Christopher Hammond retires
Friday, 10 a.m.
Moffett Building, Bldg. 2272, atrium
Cmdr. Christopher Hammond's retirement ceremony is Friday. To register email 4hamms verizon.net or call 301-862-2556.
Mobile Career Center visits libraries
July 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,
Lexington Park Library
July 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,
Charlotte Hall Library
July 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,
The Southern Maryland JobSource Mobile Career Center offers employment, reemployment and employer's services to those searching for jobs or those with workforce-related needs. For information call 301-880-2800.
International Test and Evaluation Association presentatiion
July 19, 11:30 a.m.
River's Edge Catering and Conference Center The Southern Maryland Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association, or ITEA, luncheon presentation featuring guest speaker Leslie D. Taylor, Flight Test Engineering Integrated Systems Evaluation, Experimentation and Test Department for the Naval Air Systems Command director. Taylor will present, "Capabilities Based Test and Evaluation." Cost is $15. RSVP by Monday: Becky Morris at rmorris37csc.com.
Register to vote
The 2012 General Election will take place this November; register to vote at the NAS Pax River Voting Assistance Office, open 1-3 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Gate One Pass & ID office, Bldg. 2189. For information visit www.fvap.gov.
NAS Pax River blood drive
Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Moffett Building, Bldg. 2272, atrium
The Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River is sponsoring a blood drive. To schedule an appointment, go to www.militaryblood.dod.mil or www.militarylifeforce.com. For information contact Charles L Johnson at 301-342-2753, or Catheryn Adens at 301-295-1560.
Rassieur Youth Center
The Rassieur Youth Center is an accredited facility that runs before- and after-school programs for children ages 5-12. SAC programs incorporate both Boys and Girls Club and 4H programs in their curricula. Clubs include Smart Girls and Passport to Manhood, photo, math, reading, science, theater, the arts and sports clubs and more. Other clubs serve the community by collecting food and visiting the senior and veterans homes. Registration forms are at http://cnic.navy.mil/patuxent /Fleetandfamilyprograms/supportservices; click the Rassieur Youth Center link. For information call 301-342-1694.
Vacation Bible School
Aug. 6-10, 8 a.m.-noon,
Religious Program Center
The Pax River Chapel is now accepting pre-registrations for Vacation Bible School. To volunteer or for more information, call Religious Program Specialist Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Harrald at 301-342-3811 or Donna Waldron at 301-863-2480.
Safe Sitter Summer Camp
Aug. 13-16, 8:30 a.m.-noon, College of Southern Maryland, Bldg. B, Rm. B-315 For youths ages 11-14, this hands-on program teaches child-care techniques, behavior-management skills and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. Cost is $119. For information call 301-934-7634, email kmcdonald1csmd.edu or visit www.csmd.edu/KidsCollege.
Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Naval Support Activity Bethesda
As part of an ongoing initiative to provide jobs for wounded warriors, transitioning service members, veterans and their spouses, Naval District Washington Family Support Programs will host a second hiring event, in the NSAB gymnasium, Bldg. 17. Attendees must show proof of military service such as a military ID card, veteran ID card issued by the VA, or DD-214 along with a photo ID, to enter the base. For information and to register, visit www.100000JobsMission.com.
Calvert Hospice joins We Honor Veterans
Calvert Hospice has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. As part of the We Honor Veterans program, Calvert Hospice will implement ongoing Veteran-centered education for staff and volunteers to improve the care provided to veterans. To learn more, visit www.wehonorveterans.org or www.calverthospice.org, or call 410-535-0892.
Family tree researchers needed
Have you traced your ancestors back to the Mayflower, or found cousins you didn't know existed living nearby? If you are learning about your family history, contact the Tester to be included in an upcoming article. Email testernewsdcmilitary.com to schedule a quick interview.