The 2012 Dahlgren Combined Federal Campaign begins Sept. 1, and two events have been schedule to kickoff this yearly giving season. Lunchtime events are scheduled for Sept. 5 on the Parade Field and Sept. 12 at the C Gate area.
Both events will offer lunch for sale from the Navy Ball Committee. The Sept. 5 event will be a tailgate party, featuring a chili cookoff, 80s vs. Today Karaoke competition, and nearly 50 charities, who will have giveaways and information on their organizations. Voters will donate to their favorite chili maker to determine a champion.
The Sept. 12 event will feature a Big Bang Theory Costume Party. Attendees are encouraged to attend the event as if the characters on Big Bang Theory invited you to their apartment for a party. There will also be a cookie contest, with the voters sampling entries and voting with donations to choose the champion cookie. Nearly 50 charities will be in attendance and will have giveaways for all attendees.
A silent auction will be held at both events for themed gift baskets. Attendees will also have the opportunity to register to win a flat screen television, as well as complete their CFC pledge card for 2012.
Those that would like to participate in any of the CFC competitions can contact Jeron Hayes, (540) 284-0129 or jeron.hayesnavy.mil for registration information. Both events are free and open to all base employees.