Outdoor Volunteer opportunity on Sep 28 Help Needed
Join Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) and the National Park Service on Sep. 28 to help clear the Fort Grebel Park Walking/Running/Bike Trail, located adjacent to the baseball field behind Leckie Elementary School (4201 Martin Luther King Ave. SW), not far from JBAB.
Two time periods are available for volunteers, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 20 volunteers for each period are needed. Volunteers may stay the entire four hours if desired. Gloves will be provided. Wear sturdy shoes. Report to the JBAB Public Affairs Officer, Joe Cirone. To volunteer, contact joseph.ciro nenavy.mil with your name, rank, unit and the time period desired.
Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention and Client Assistance event
CitiMortgage is coming to the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Thursday, Sept. 27 from noon - 7 p.m. with its proprietary 2012 Citi -Military Road to Recovery Tour featuring homeowner-support events for current and former members of the Armed Forces who are having difficulty making mortgage payments and needing assistance. Borrowers do not have to be CitiMortgage customers to attend. For information, or for those who are unable to attend the event but would like assistance, please call 1-866-915-9417.
Troops to Teachers Program
The Troops to Teachers program is scheduled for Dec. 14 and is designed to assist separating or retiring military personnel in pursuing a rewarding second career in public education (elementary, secondary or vocational) while also facilitating employment in public schools. If you are interested in this program, call: 1-800-680-0884/1-800-231-6242. To RSVP to attend the briefing at the Military and Family Support Center, Bldg 13, call 202-433-6151 or 202-767-0450.
AFOWC Thrift Shop
The Air Force Officers' Wives' Club Thrift Shop is located at 13 Brookley Ave and is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Donations are accepted during business hours only. Profits from the AFOWC Thrift shop go towards college scholarships and other military charitable organizations. For more information about the AFOWC or its Thrift Shop call 202-563-6666 or email afowcthriftshopverizon.net.
Thomas Road Construction
Construction on Thomas Rd. will continue until its projected completion date of Sept. 24. Shoulder and lane closures will impede the traffic pattern. For more information, call the construction manager at 605-222-2249 or e-mail daniel.y.paynenavy.mil.
Boys and Girls Club volunteer opportunity
The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington needs four volunteer coaches for their youth baseball league for 10-year-olds and 12-year-olds. For more information or to sign up, call 512-560-5548 from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. or e-mail Michael.martinezafncr.af.mil.
Thrift Shop Reopening
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Thrift Shop has relocated to Enterprise Hall (building 72). The store hours are Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. and the first Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For more information call 202-433-3364.
JBAB Girl Scouts
Calling all Girls! JBAB Girl Scouts is currently preparing for the 2012- 2013 school year. Girls registered in Kindergarten - 12th grade this fall and interested in joining should contact JBABgirlscoutsyah oo.com. The troop meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the community center on Chappie James Blvd at 6 p.m. Girl Scouts; building girls with confidence, character and courage for 100 years.
Toastmasters Club seeks new members
The Bolling Toastmasters Club meets every Wednesday from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the JBAB Chapel Center. Participants can learn to hone their communication and leadership skills. Meetings are open to all services and anyone with base access. For more information call 301-452-6931 or e-mail james.queenolg.com.
Jogging path closed
The Public Works Department has announced the jogging path by Giesboro Park has been closed until further notice. An alternate path has been provided.
Navy Wives Clubs of America
The DC Metro chapter of Navy Wives Clubs of America, Eleanor Roosevelt #37, hosts meetings every second Thursday of the month to discuss and plan volunteer activities in the local military and civilian communities. Military spouses of all branches are welcome to attend. For more information, email angeladownsme.com or visit our Facebook Page at www.facebo ok.com/NWCA37.
JBAB photo studio closure
The JBAB Public Affairs photo studio is closed until further notice. For official studio photography support contact 11 Wing Public Affairs at 240-612-4430.