Retiree Day set at Andrews Club
The Air Force's annual salute to its military retiree partners and families is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Joint Base Andrews Club. This year's event combines programs hosted at Joint Base Andrews (JBA) and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB). The Retiree Activities Office at JBAB is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 202-767-5244.
The JBAB Chapel Annual Harvest Fest
The JBAB Chapel is hosting a free Harvest Fun Festival Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Chapel Center. This family event will feature harvest and Bible inspired games and activities, refreshments, candy and prizes. Cute or funny costumes are encouraged. Please, no scary or ghoulish costumes. For more information contact the Chapel Center, 202-767-5900.
D.C. Public School Open House
There will be an open house for high performing D.C. public school students, Saturday, Nov. 3. Benjamin Banneker Senior High School welcomes families to visit and explore the school for admission for the 2013/2014 school year. The school offers a four-year college prep program and international baccalaureate world school program. The school is located at 800 Euclid Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001. The open house program begins with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call 202-671-6320 or visit www.benjaminbanneker.k12.dc.us.
Halloween on JBAB
Trick or treating on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. This year will also feature pumpkin control, where volunteers will be helping children avoid any traffic in the housing areas. Two candy checking stations will also be set up in both the Bolling and Bellevue Community Centers. For more information, call Sgt. Ana Tarango, Naval District Washington Police, at 202-767-8944.
The Joint Base Gospel Service is sponsoring a movie on Friday, Nov. 9, at the Chapel Center starting at 7 p.m. The title of this film is the "Grace Card," starring Michael Joiner, Michael Higgenbottom and Louis Gossett Jr. Witness the power of Forgiveness, a powerful message to receive.
College Prep Workshop
The Protestant Youth of the Chapel is sponsoring a College Prep workshop on Nov. 10 from 1-4 p.m. at the Chapel Center. Facilitators will discuss how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), 9/11 Yellow Ribbon Program, and how to write a resume. All ages are welcome to attend. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Sister Trina Randall, 301-325-0318 or via email trina.randall2verizon.net.
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.
Attention: All Personnel
Capt. Margot Anderson regretfully announces the death of Staff Sgt. India E. Dixon. Anyone having claims against or indebtedness to the estate of Staff Sgt. Dixon, contact Capt. Anderson, summary court officer, at (202) 767-4176.
Christmas Cantata - Attention all voices
Please join us to sing this year’s Christmas Cantata, Noel & Alleluia! Jesus Is Born, created and arranged by Tom Fettke. Rehearsal will be held every Thursday evening at 7:30 P.M. in Chapel Two. All voices are needed. The Cantata will be presented to the JBAB community on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. in the Chapel Center. Contact Gee Soo Hall at 202-583-5304 or by email at pianogeesooverizon.net for more information.
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! Girls registered in Kindergarten - 12th grade this fall and interested in joining should contact JBABgirlscoutsyahoo .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.
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.
Boys and Girls Club volunteer opportunity
The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington needs 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 email Michael.martinezafncr.af.mil.
Navy Wives Clubs
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.facebook.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.