|Advent season at McCoy begins with Nov. 29 services [ back to top ]|
|The Fort McCoy Religious Support Office (RSO)
will help people in the Fort McCoy community observe the Advent Season, with
weekly worship services beginning Sunday, Nov. 29 and running through Dec.
Worship Services/Masses will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sundays in their respective chapels. Protestant Services will be held at Chapel 1, building 2672.
Catholic Masses will be held at Chapel 10, building 1759.
For more information about these Services/Masses or worship opportunities in the Fort McCoy community, call the RSO at 608-388-3528.
|Ping-Pong singles tournament to be held in December [ back to top ]|
The Fort McCoy
Community Activity Center, building 2000, will host a singles ping-pong
tournament Tuesdays Dec. 1, 8 and 15.
|DFMWR Advisory Council to meet Dec. 2 [ back to top ]|
The Directorate of
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) Customer Advisory
Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2 in the conference room of
|Tree Lighting set for Dec. 3 at McCoy's [ back to top ]|
|A Tree Lighting event will be held Thursday,
Dec. 3 at McCoy’s, building 1571, at Fort McCoy.
The event will run from 4-6 p.m. and is open to the public.
Activities available at the event will include entertainment by Child, Youth & School Services children, pictures with Santa Claus, Santa’s Gift Shop, Kids Crafts and Activities, free cookies, hot chocolate and coffee (while supplies last) and door-prize drawings.
Attendees who are in the Family Focus program are eligible for Family Focus Bonus Franks.
Sponsors include Army and Air Force Exchange Service, Monroe County Publishers, CASE Construction, First Bank of Tomah, Hilliker Tree Farm and the Fort McCoy Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program. No federal endorsement is implied.
For more information, call the MWR Event Line at 877-864-4969 or visit the Web site http://www.mccoymwr.com.
|Newcomer Orientation Briefings set for Dec. 9, Jan. 13 [ back to top ]|
|Resume writing workshop set for Dec. 10 at ACS [ back to top ]|
|The Army Community Service (ACS) Spouse
Employment Program is sponsoring a Resume Writing Workshop from 9 a.m.-noon
Thursday, Dec. 10 at ACS, 2111 South 8th Ave, at Fort McCoy.
The workshop is open to everyone in the Fort McCoy community. Priority placement will be given to military spouses who apply by the registration deadline Friday, Dec. 4.
Participants in the workshop will learn how to develop a professional and visually appealing resume that communicates their experience and value to potential employers. Tips will be offered about how to choose the best resume format, describing job-related abilities and accomplishments, properly listing references and creating an effective cover letter. Topics will apply to people beginning to write their resumes as well as those looking to improve an existing resume.
To register of for more information, call ACS at 608-388-3505 or visit the ACS Academy Web site at http://www.mccoymwr.com/ACS/Upcoming%20Events.htm.
|FEHB Open Season to continue through Dec. 14 [ back to top ]|
2009 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Open Season is under way
and will continue through Monday, Dec. 14. New enrollments/changes in
enrollment will take effect Jan. 3, 2010.
|Combined Federal Campaign under way through Dec. 15 [ back to top ]|
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) in the Fort McCoy community is under
way and will end Tuesday, Dec. 15.
|Installation seeking volunteers for upcoming VITA program [ back to top ]|
People who are interested in being Volunteer
Income Tax Assistance (VITA) preparers to assist members of the Fort
McCoy military community in the upcoming tax preparation season are
encouraged to take the training. This is a great opportunity to gain
training and experience in preparing both federal and state tax returns.
|Family Connections Program seeking participants [ back to top ]|
Fort McCoy employees are welcome to participate in the Family Connections
Program, which is coordinated through the Fort McCoy Rumpel Fitness
Center, building 1122. The program also is part of the installation’s
effort to support the Army Family Covenant and strengthen families by
having them do events together.
Individuals and families are welcome to participate.
Participants qualify for prize-drawings by attending a minimum of 12 recreation/fitness events, one educational event and one installation/community event each month.
Monthly prizes for individuals are a meal at Primo’s, a movie rental and a car wash. The monthly family prize is a large pizza and a movie rental.
People can obtain a Family Connections card, a sample list of qualifying activities and official rules at the fitness center.
For more information about the program, call 608-388-2290.
|BOSS Wood Shop open Tuesdays-Thursdays [ back to top ]|
The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Wood Shop, building
1133, is open from 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays for authorized
Equipment available for use includes a table saw, band saw, drum sander, heavy duty wood lathe, scroll saw, combination sander, mortising machine, shaper, drill press, new router, router table, and oscillating spindle sanders. The cost to use the facility is $3 for each visit. For more information, call 608-388-6588.
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