September 10, 2010
community leaders re-sign the Army Community Covenant at the Aug. 25
Business Appreciation Event at Fort McCoy. The covenant fosters and sustains
partnerships between Fort McCoy and the surrounding communities. Pictured
from left are Col. David E. Chesser, Fort McCoy garrison commander; Command
Sgt. Maj. William T. Bissonette Jr., garrison command sergeant major; John
Rusch, Tomah mayor; and John Sund Jr., Sparta mayor. Fort McCoy Senior
Commander Maj. Gen. Glenn J. Lesniak also signed the covenant prior to the
|Army designates September as National Preparedness Month [ back to top ]|
Fort McCoy has planned several activities
to support “National Preparedness Month,” which the Department of the
Army (DA) has announced will be observed in September.
|Red Pin Bowling set for Saturdays in September [ back to top ]|
Red Pin bowling night is being held from 7
– 10 p.m. every Saturday in September at Thunder Bowl Bowling Center at
McCoy’s, building 1571.
|Basketball League registration due by Sept. 15 [ back to top ]|
Team registration for Fort McCoy’s
eight-team, five-on-five basketball league will be accepted through
Sept. 15 at Rumpel Fitness Center, building 1122.
|Friends and Spouses of Fort McCoy luncheon, fashion show Sept. 16 [ back to top ]|
A Friends and Spouses of Fort McCoy
luncheon and fall fashion show will be held from 10:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 16 at McCoy’s, building 1571.
|Garrison, 88th RSC softball teams to meet in showdown game [ back to top ]|
A Fort McCoy Championship Softball
Showdown between Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army
Garrison and the 88th Regional Support Command will be held at 5 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 23 at Constitution Park.
|SKIESUnlimited swimming classes to begin Sept. 25 at fitness center [ back to top ]|
Swimming lessons will be offered for youth
registered in the Fort McCoy Child Youth & School Services, SKIESUnlimited
|Wii Family Bowling Tournament begins Oct. 1 at ACS, CAC [ back to top ]|
A Wii Family Bowling Tournament will be
held Oct. 1 – Nov. 30 at the Army Community Service (ACS) Center,
building 2111, and the Community Activity Center (CAC), building 2000.
|Hispanic Heritage Month observance set for Oct. 5 [ back to top ]|
A Hispanic Heritage Month observance will
be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5 at McCoy’s, building
|Resumix Builder Workshop covers how to apply for civilian jobs [ back to top ]|
|A Resumix Builder
Workshop will be held from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 at the Army Community
Service (ACS) Center, building 2111.
The workshop will cover how to apply for Department of Army civilian employment vacancies, Resumix account set up, and tips on preparing resumes. This training, sponsored by the Spouse Employment Program, is open to the entire Fort McCoy community with priority placement given to military spouses.
Register by 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1 by calling ACS at 608-388-3505.
|Strengthen, Stretch class Mondays, Wednesdays at Fitness Center [ back to top ]|
|A new Strengthen
and Stretch class is being offered from 4:30 – 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays
in September at Rumpel Fitness Center, building 1122.
The 30-minute class combines strength training exercises and stretching to help participants achieve a stronger and more-flexible body.
For information on all fitness classes, visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website at http://www.mccoymwr.com or call 608-388-2290.
|Education resource materials available for check out at ACS [ back to top ]|
resource materials available for check out are featured in September
“spotlight” at the Army Community Service (ACS) Library.
Featured titles include, “One-Hour College Application Essay,” “Quick Guide to College Majors and Careers,” “Scholarship Handbook,” “Master the SAT,” and “The Real ACT Prep Guide.” Family Focus Franks can be earned for checking out September “spotlight” materials.
For more information on Family Focus Franks or educational materials in the Fort McCoy community, contact ACS, building 2111, at 608-388-3505.
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