September 28, 2012
Photo by Liz Weaver
Photo by Liz Weaver
|Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sept. 29 [ back to top ]|
|Several area law-enforcement agencies will
participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription
Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, Sept. 29.
Monroe County residents can drop off unused prescription drugs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Tomah and Sparta Police Departments or the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department in Sparta.
Scott Zaehler, the Fort McCoy Alcohol and Drug Control officer for the Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP), said this is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications.
For more information about the ASAP at Fort McCoy, call 608-388-2441.
|October is Domestic Violence Prevention Month [ back to top ]|
Fort McCoy will
observe Domestic Violence Prevention Month from Oct. 1-31 with
informational displays at several locations.
|Community Activity Center new operating hours effective Oct. 1 [ back to top ]|
Activity Center (CAC), building 2000, will have new hours beginning
Monday, Oct. 1. The facility will be open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m.
|Sportsman’s Range implements new hours Oct. 1-Nov. 16 [ back to top ]|
|The Fort McCoy Sportsman’s Range will have new
hours beginning Monday, Oct. 1 through Nov. 16. The facility will be open
Monday, Thursday and Friday from 2-4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9
a.m.-4 p.m. After Nov. 16 the facility will close for the season.
Groups can make reservations for times outside of normal operating hours.
The facility includes a rifle range, pistol range, combination trap and skeet shotgun range, 3-D archery range and an elevated archery range.
For more information or eligibility requirements, call 608-388-3517 or visit the website www.mccoymwr.com.
|McCoy Fall Clean-Up Day set for Oct. 3 [ back to top ]|
| The Fort McCoy Fall Clean-Up Day is
Wednesday, Oct 3.
Clean-up days are designated for garrison and tenant organizations to clean the interior and the exterior of facilities and to beautify areas.
|Red Cross blood drive to be held Oct. 4 [ back to top ]|
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at the Rumpel Fitness
Center, building 1122, Thursday, Oct. 4 from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
|Cash-and-carry sales set for Oct. 9,16, 30 at McCoy [ back to top ]|
|A cash-and-carry sale of surplus nonappropriated
fund items will be held Tuesdays Oct. 9, 16, and 30 at building 643 at Fort
The sales open at 8 a.m. to Common Access Card holders, military personnel and military retirees with a valid ID, and at 9 a.m. to the general public. The sales will end at noon.
Sale items include furniture, micro-fridges, coffee makers, TVs, and much more.
Items are sold on a first-come, first-served basis, must be paid for by cash or check and must be picked up at the time of purchase.
For more information about the sales, call 608-388-4397.
|Volleyball tournament at fitness center Oct. 17 [ back to top ]|
six-on-six coed volleyball tournament will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17 at
5 p.m. at the Rumpel Fitness Center, building 1122.
|CYS Services offers October Lock In, Out to McCoy youth [ back to top ]|
The Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services is hosting a Girl’s Night
Lock In and a Boy’s Night Lock Out in October. The events are open to
youth enrolled in CYS Services plus one friend. The cost is $10 per
youth. Permission slips are available at the Youth Center, building
|FRG Operations training offered Oct. 15 at ACS [ back to top ]|
|Army Family Readiness Group (FRG) Operation
training will be held Monday, Oct. 15 from 8-11 a.m. at the Army Community
Service Center, building 2111.
The training will teach participants how to properly start and sustain a successful FRG. This in-depth class also outlines the Army’s policies on operating, running, or being a part of an FRG.
Registration is required by Oct. 11. For more information or to register, call 608-388-3505.
|Shotgun Showdown competition at the Sportsman’s Range Oct. 20 [ back to top ]|
|A Shotgun Showdown competition will be held at
the Fort McCoy Sportsman’s Range Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Competition events include a 50-bird handicapped trap shoot at 8 a.m., a 50-bird skeet shoot at 11 a.m., a 50-bird five-stand shoot at 2 p.m., and an Annie Oakley shoot at 4 p.m.
Register the day of the event at the Sportsman’s Range. The entry fee is $40. Official rules will be available Oct. 1. Prizes will be awarded to first place in each event and to the overall winner.
For more information, call 800-531-4703 or 608-388-3517.
|2012 Fort McCoy fishing contest winners announced [ back to top ]|
|The winners of the 2012 Fort McCoy fishing
contest have been announced. Fish entered in the contest had to be caught in
Fort McCoy waters and were judged in Adult and Youth Divisions.
The Adult Division winner was Teresa Peterson, who caught a 4.9 pound, 20-inch bass in Lost Lake with a plastic lizard.
The Youth Division winner was Maci Betthauser, who caught a 2.2 pound, 18.25-inch trout using a super duper bait.
For more information about outdoor recreation opportunities at Fort McCoy, call Pine View Campground at 608-388-3517/2619.
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