|Hispanic Heritage Month observance Oct. 1 at McCoy's [ back to top ]|
|Fort McCoy will hold a Hispanic Heritage Month
observance from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1 at McCoy’s, building
The guest speakers for the event are: Raquel Paraíso, Enrique Rueda, and Francisco López. Together they form the group Cuicani.
The members of Cuicani are deeply committed to their Latin American heritage and to promoting an awareness of Latin American people and cultures through their music and presentations. The trio has been performing throughout Wisconsin since 1987.
Cuicani’s repertoire brings a breath of the Andean repertoires. The three members of Cuicani play a variety of instruments.
Paraíso (from Spain) is trained as a classical musician, and plays siku, mandolin, violin, and percussion.
Rueda (from Colombia) is both a talented musician and a sound sculpture artist. He plays quena, quenacho, and percussion.
López (from Mexico), the founding member of the group, plays guitar, charango, and siku.
The Fort McCoy Excellence Through Diversity Award also will be presented during the observance.
The Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from Sept. 15-Oct. 15. For more information about the event in the Fort McCoy community, call the Fort McCoy Equal Opportunity adviser at 608-388-3246.
|Military SportBike rider course set for Sept. 30, Oct. 1 at Fort McCoy [ back to top ]|
Soldiers in the Fort
McCoy community who want more experience riding their sport motorcycles
are encouraged to take the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Military
SportBike Rider Course, which will be held at Fort McCoy Wednesday,
Sept. 30 and Thursday, Oct. 1.
|Texas Hold 'Em League to be held at Recreation Center [ back to top ]|
A Texas Hold ’Em
League will be held at 6 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Oct. 1 at the Fort
McCoy Recreation Center, building 2000.
|AFTB training session set for Oct. 6-8 [ back to top ]|
|Fort McCoy’s Army Community Service (ACS) will
offer Army Family Team Building instructor training Tuesday, Oct. 6 through
Thursday, Oct. 8.
Classes will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6-7, and from 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 8.
Topics include: The Adult Learner, Classroom Management, Speaking on Your Feet, Instructor Roles and Skills, and Group Dynamics.
For more information or to register, contact ACS at 608-388-3505.
|Fall clean-up day to be held Wednesday, Oct. 7 [ back to top ]|
McCoy Fall Clean-Up Day will be held Oct. 7.
|American Red Cross blood drive at ChalleNGe Academy Oct. 9 [ back to top ]|
|The Fort McCoy ChalleNGe Academy will host an
American Red Cross blood drive in building 751 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday,
Anyone who is eligible to donate blood may participate in the drive.
For an appointment, call 608-269-9000, visit http://www.givebloodgivelife.org or call 800-GIVE-LIFE.
|CIF to close Oct. 26-30 to conduct semiannual inventory [ back to top ]|
Fort McCoy Central Issue Facility (CIF), building 2142, will be closed
Monday, Oct. 26 through Friday, Oct. 30. The purpose of the closure is
to conduct a 100 percent semiannual inventory as mandated by Army
|Laser Tag tournament set for Oct. 20 at Fort McCoy [ back to top ]|
A Laser Tag
tournament will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 at Fort McCoy.
|Soldiers can make morale calls at the Community Activity Center [ back to top ]|
Soldiers mobilizing and demobilizing at Fort McCoy are eligible to make
morale phone calls at the installation Community Activity Center,
|Woodshop open Tuesdays, Thursdays for projects [ back to top ]|
The Fort McCoy Woodshop, building 1133, is open from 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays and
Equipment available includes: table saw, band saw, drum sander, heavy duty wood lathe, scroll saw, combination sander, mortising machine, shaper, drill press, router table, router, oscillating spindle sanders (one-half and one horse power), dust collection system, reorganized shop project assembly and finishing rooms.
The cost to use the facility is $1 per hour. For more information, call 608-388-6588.
|McCoy's fall Bowling League still has openings available [ back to top ]|
Openings still are available for the Fort McCoy Fall Bowling League, which
is held at McCoy’s Bowling Center, building 1571.
Mixed leagues are held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights.
Competition will begin in October.
For more information or to sign up, call 608-388-7060 after 2 p.m. weekdays.
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