December 14, 2012
Photo by Rob Schuette
Photo by Rob Schuette
|Volleyball, basketball leagues registration under way [ back to top ]|
|Registration for Fort McCoy’s volleyball and
basketball leagues is under way. League play is held at the Rumpel Fitness
Center, building 1122. The leagues are free and open to all authorized
fitness center patrons who are at least 16-years-old. Patrons can sign up as
individuals or teams. A minimum of four teams are required for each league.
The volleyball league will play Wednesdays, starting Jan. 9, at 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m. Registration is required by Jan. 4.
The five-on-five basketball league will play Tuesdays, starting Jan. 8, at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
For more information or to register, visit the fitness center or call 608-388-2290.
|McCoy offices, facilities close during holidays [ back to top ]|
Most offices and
facilities at Fort McCoy will be closed Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25
and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1.
|Defense Travel System classes available at McCoy [ back to top ]|
System (DTS) classes will be offered by the Defense Finance and
Accounting Service Lead Defense Travel Administrator at Fort McCoy in
building 50, Distance Learning classroom 3.
|Frosty Foot Treadmill Race set for Dec. 20 at Rumpel [ back to top ]|
|A Frosty Foot Treadmill Race will be held
Thursday, Dec. 20 at the Rumpel Fitness Center, building 1122. Runners can
participate throughout the day from 5 a.m.-8 p.m.
Participants will run three miles on a treadmill and have their completion time recorded. Prizes will be awarded to the top-two male and female finishers.
All participants will receive a free ski lift pass or a free tubing pass.
There is no entry fee. Register at the fitness center or by calling 608-388-2290.
|Land Assault challenge at fitness center Jan. 2-Feb. 28 [ back to top ]|
|A Land Assault challenge will be offered from
Jan. 2-Feb. 28 at the Rumpel Fitness Center, building 1122.
Participants who attend 20 fitness classes will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $150 gift card to Valley View Mall.
The challenge is open to all fitness center patrons. To register, visit the fitness center. For more information, call 608-388-2290.
|Learn to build a resource library during Jan. 7 training [ back to top ]|
Building a Resource Library training will be offered Monday, Jan. 7 from
8-10 a.m. at the Army Community Service Center, building 2111.
|Nonappropriated fund items for sale in January at Fort McCoy [ back to top ]|
|Cash-and-carry sales of surplus nonappropriated
fund items will be held Tuesdays Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29 at building 643 at
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 TV’s, recliners, micro-fridges, coffee makers, furniture, beds 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 information, call 608-388-4397.
|Learn to parent with love and logic during January workshop [ back to top ]|
Parenting with Love & Logic workshop will be offered in January at the
Army Community Service Center, building 2111.
|Family Calendar Workshop set for Jan. 12 [ back to top ]|
Army Community Service will hold a Family Calendar Workshop Saturday,
Jan. 12 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at building 1130.
|AFTB Instructor Trainer course offered Jan. 15-17 [ back to top ]|
An Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Instructor Trainer course will be held
Jan. 15 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Jan. 16-17 from 8 a.m.-noon. The
three-day class will be held at the Army Community Service Center,
The course will equip participants with the skills to become effective instructors and qualify them as instructors of the AFTB program.
Topics will include introduction to effective instructors, platform skills, the adult learner, managing the learning environment, methods of instruction, the preparation process, and speaking on your feet. Participants also will be required to give a 10-minute presentation as part of the course. Register by Wednesday, Jan. 9 by calling 608-388-3505.
|Army MWR credit card available to authorized patrons [ back to top ]|
Authorized patrons of Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and
Recreation (MWR), Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Defense
Commissary Agency facilities at Fort McCoy are eligible to apply for an
Army MWR Chase MasterCard credit card.
Every time customers use the credit card to make on-post or off-post purchases, they support the Army MWR program. The Army MWR credit card is available to any authorized MWR customer, including Soldiers, Families, retirees and civilians. Card holders should note that not all authorized MWR patrons can shop in all of the facilities. Many Exchange and all Commissary products and services, for example, are limited for purchase only by authorized military patrons, who must have a valid military ID card.
Customers can earn cash or gift rewards for using the credit card, and no annual fees are charged. No federal endorsement is implied.
Authorized personnel can apply for the card at local MWR activities or at the website www.ChaseMilitary.com/Army.
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