Amy Isbell hands her Top Chef Competition
entrée to Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. David E. Chesser at the
Installation Dining Facility at a recent noon meal. Isbell, a lead cook
at building 50, won a cooking competition among the Superior Services
food services contractor staff at Fort McCoy.
Photo by Tom Michele
Photo by Tom Michele
|Asian Pacific event set for May 18 at Fort McCoy [ back to top ]|
|An Asian Pacific American Month observance will
be held Wednesday, May 18 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at McCoy’s building 1571.
The presentation begins at noon.
The guest speaker is Meenakshi Ganesan from India who founded the Kalaanjali School of Dance with the blessing and grace of her Guru Smt. Prema Nagasundaram. Nagasundaram taught Ganesan the art of Bharathanatyam (classical dancing) at age 6. Ganesan currently performs and trains numerous Bharathanatyam semi-classical and folk dance students.
The event is hosted by the Fort McCoy Equal Opportunity Office. For more information about this event, call 608-388-3246.
|McCoy DFAS to offer re-written DTS class May 18 [ back to top ]|
The Fort McCoy
Defense Finance Accounting Service Army Lead Defense Travel
Administrator will offer a re-written Defense Travel System Approval
Process and Travel Policy class Wednesday, May 18 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
in the Army Reserve Readiness Training Center, building 50.
|McCoy Patriot Warrior Riders to meet May 19 in Tomah [ back to top ]|
Fort McCoy Patriot
Warrior Riders will meet Thursday, May 19 at 6 p.m. at Ground Round in
Tomah. The group, which holds membership meetings the third Thursday of
each month, will elect officers during this meeting.
|Zumba class to kick off at Rumpel Fitness Center May 19 [ back to top ]|
|The Rumpel Fitness Center, building 1122 will
offer Zumba classes Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:15 p.m., starting May
The Zumba program combines high-energy and motivational music with unique moves and combinations that allow participants to dance away stress. The Zumba program is based on the principle that a workout should be easy, exhilarating and effective so participants stick to the fitness program and achieve long-term health benefits.
For more information about the program, call the fitness center at 608-388-2290.
|Case Lot Sale May 21-22 at McCoy Commissary [ back to top ]|
|A Case Lot Sale will be held Saturday, May 21
from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 22 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Fort
McCoy Commissary, building 1537.
Sale items may include canned vegetables, canned fruit, fresh beef, fresh chicken, ketchup, pickles, snacks, cereals, juice, water, pet food, laundry detergent, shampoo, diapers, toilet paper and paper towels. All items are subject to change due to availability.
For more information, call the Fort McCoy Commissary at 608-388-3542 or visit the website www.commissaries.com.
|Strong B.A.N.D.S. events set at Fort McCoy May 23, 29 [ back to top ]|
A Home Run Derby Competition and a Sand Volleyball Tournament will be
held in May as part of the Strong B.A.N.D.S. promotion, which supports
National Sports and Fitness Month.
|‘Resilience and the Good Stuff’ training set for May 25-26 [ back to top ]|
A “Resilience and the Good Stuff” workshop will be held
May 25-26 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. both days at Army Community Service, building
|Memorial Day Prayer Luncheon set for May 25 at McCoy’s [ back to top ]|
|A flag-casing ceremony for the Army Reserve
Readiness Training Center (ARRTC) will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 3
at building 50.
The ceremony will mark the end of the ARRTC’s 35 years of service at Fort McCoy and is open to members of the Fort McCoy community. The organization is relocating to Fort Knox, Ky., as directed by the Base, Realignment and Closure process of 2005.
For more information about the ceremony, call Maj. Thomas Fillgrove at 608-388-6715, Master Sgt. Angela Plowden at 608-388-8145 or Master Sgt. Efrain Goire at 608-388-7136.
|ARRTC flag-casing ceremony to be held June 3 [ back to top ]|
flag-casing ceremony for the Army Reserve Readiness Training Center
(ARRTC) will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 3 at building 50.
|Boundless Playground to have June 9 ribbon-cutting [ back to top ]|
The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Boundless Playground at Pine View
Campground is Thursday, June 9 at 10 a.m.
|U.S. Army Solider Show at Rumpel Fitness Center June 25 [ back to top ]|
|The U.S. Army Soldier Show will perform at 6
p.m. Saturday, June 25 at Fort McCoy’s Rumpel Fitness Center, building 1122.
The event is free and open to the public.
Doors will open one hour before the performance begins. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
|Fishing contest under way, continues through Sept. 30 [ back to top ]|
|The annual Fort McCoy fishing contest is under
way until Sept. 5.
All fish entered in the contest must be caught in Fort McCoy waters and registered at Pine View Campground.
Prizes will be awarded monthly in adult and child divisions. A grand prize will be awarded at the end of the contest for the biggest fish caught in each category throughout the contest.
There is no entry fee, and the contest is open to the public. Call 608-388-3517 or 800-531-4703 for more information.
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