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A weekly glance of upcoming events at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
ANNOUNCEMENTS
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

APRIL 2 RADFORD HIGH SCHOOL FITNESS DAY

 

Volunteers should report to Radford High at 7:30 am at the practice field in PT uniform, and bring their own flasks with water. End time is around 12:30. Yvette will provide water jugs for them to refill their bottles. Parking will be in the student parking lot on Bougainville Drive. Bananas and lunch will be provided.

Please see attachment for description of stations needing assistance.

Pacer Run, Push Up, Curl Up, Sit and Reach, Water Balloon Toss, Water Sponge Relay, Drums Alive, Jump for Heart, Hands-Only CPR, Yoga (I am seeking a yoga instructor to lead the station),  Huli Chicken

Volunteers can go direct with: Yvette Ikari at yikari@cendo.k12.hi.us

Yvette_Ikari/CENDO/HIDOE@notes.k12.hi.us

UPCOMING EVENTS- NOVEMBER 2017 COMMUNITY CALENDAR

TAX ASSISTANCE CENTER

 

NOW— The Navy Tax Assistance Center is now open at the Navy College Building, 1260 Pierce St., building 679, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The center is in classroom 11 on the first floor. The Tax Assistance Center will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Unlike in past years, the tax assistance center will only provide service to service members E1-E6 and their dependents with the ability to electronically file individual tax returns through internet-based software applications.

 

 

BLOOD DRIVES

 

MARCH 12, 13, 26 Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) officials are asking for blood donors to stop by Tripler Army Medical Center’s second floor oceanside blood center in March or anytime they are at the hospital to make a life-saving donation. Blood drives will be held March 12-13 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Fort Shafter 205 MI Battalion building 520. In addition, a blood drive will be held March 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay chapel. FMI: www.militaryblood.dod.mil <http://www.militaryblood.dod.mil>  or call 433-6148 to make a blood donation appointment.

 

 

STRESS MANAGEMENT

 

MARCH 12 — A stress management class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Military and Family Support Center Pearl Harbor. The class will include techniques to interrupt the stress cycle and use relaxation techniques. FMI: www.greatlifehawaii.com/family-support/mfsc-class-schedule or call 474-1999.

 

 

FITNESS DAYS VOLUNTEERS

 

MARCH 13, APRIL 2 — Volunteers are needed for a Leeward Fitness Day. A Kapolei Complex fitness/field day will be held March 13 at Kapolei High school gym or field. FMI: Lisa Hockenberger at Lisa_Hockenberger/LEEDO/HIDOE@notes.k12.hi.us <mailto:HIDOE@notes.k12.hi.us>  or 221-7957.  In addition, volunteers are also needed for a Fitness Day at Radford High School on April 2. FMI: Yvette Ikari at yikari@cendo.k12.hi.us or Yvette_Ikari/CENDO/HIDOE@notes.k12.hi.us.

 

 

RESUME WRITING CLASSES

 

MARCH 13 — A class on federal employment will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. at Military and Family Support Center Wahiawa. The class is designed to help help participants navigate the USAJobs website and understand the application process from start to finish. Federal resumes are different than private sector resumes. The class will also cover topics such as hiring preferences and programs for veterans and military spouses. In addition, a separate class on writing resumes for private sector civilian jobs will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Military and Family Support Center Wahiawa. Participants can learn how to write powerful accomplishments that help them stand out from the competition, proper formatting and common mistakes to avoid. FMI: www.greatlifehawaii.com/family-support/mfsc-class-schedule or call 474-1999.

 

 

STRESS AND SELF-CARE

 

MARCH 13 — A class on managing stress and self-care will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Military and Family Support Center Pearl Harbor. Participants can evaluate ways to build self-care into their daily routine, be mindful through activities and reach their fullest potential. FMI: www.greatlifehawaii.com/family-support/mfsc-class-schedule or call 474-1999.

 

 

ACCESSING HIGHER EDUCATION

 

MARCH 13-14 — A course called “Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success): Accessing Higher Education Track will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at Military and Family Support Center Pearl Harbor. The course is designed to guide participants through the complicated decisions involved in choosing a degree program, college institution, and funding, as well as completing the admissions process. Academics and connection to veteran student organizations is also integrated into this course. FMI: www.greatlifehawaii.com/family-support/mfsc-class-schedule or call 474-1999.

 

 

UNSTOPPABLE ME!

 

MARCH 14 — Patrons can bring their kids to the Military and Family Support Center Pearl Harbor from 3 to 5 p.m. for story time with the book “Unstoppable Me!” This book focuses on the amazing people kids are, and how they persevere and shine. Following the end of the reading, kids can participate in an activity designed to empower them. FMI: www.greatlifehawaii.com/family-support/mfsc-class-schedule or call 474-1999.

 

 

DEPLOYMENT RESOURCE FAIR

 

MARCH 15 — A deployment resource fair will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at Military and Family Support Center Pearl Harbor. The fair is open to all service members, their families, command coordinators, ombudsmen, key spouses and command support teams to learn about the deployment process and the organizations that support it, discover community resources and meet other families. FMI: www.greatlifehawaii.com/family-support/mfsc-class-schedule or call 474-1999.

 

 

STOP BULLYING

 

MARCH 15 — A workshop on the dynamics of bullying and ways to defend against it will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Military and Family Support Center Hickam. FMI: www.greatlifehawaii.com/family-support/mfsc-class-schedule or call 474-1999.

 

 

ST. PADDY’S DAY 5K

 

MARCH 16 — The 118th Submarine Officers’ Birthday Ball Committee will hold the 10th annual St. Paddy’s Day 5K race at the Navy Lodge on Ford Island. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. and the race starts at 7 a.m. The event is open to all active duty military, retirees, Department of Defense civilians and family members. Registration is required for those ages 12 and older. ID is required for access onto Ford Island. Awards will be provided for the top overall man and woman finishers, best costume and the largest boat participation. Registration can also be done online. FMI: www.cspbirthdayball.wixsite.com/2018 <http://www.cspbirthdayball.wixsite.com/2018> . 

 

 

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH OBSERVANCE, MEAL

 

MARCH 21 — The Joint Force Diversity Committee will hold a special event in celebration of Women's History Month on March 21 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Sharkey Theater. This month's theme is “Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination.” A special meal will follow at the Silver Dolphin Bistro at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The special meal is open to active duty personnel (they may escort guests), escorted family members of active duty personnel, retirees (they may not escort guests), and Department of Defense employees with a valid ID card (they may not escort guests). Please bring exact change  for cash transactions. Silver Dolphin Bistro is now accepting Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards.

 

 

BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

 

MARCH 24 — The annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange food court lanai. The event will include a French toast and ham breakfast, balloon art, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny and prizes. The cost for children ages 3 and up is $12, and for adults is $8. The event is for authorized patrons only. FMI: 423-3287.

 

 

BELLOWS EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA

 

MARCH 31 — Bellows Air Force Station will hold an Easter Egg-Stravaganza from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bellows Ahiki Mini Golf pavilion. The event will include five categories for all ages so even grown-ups can join in. Age categories include 4 and younger, 5 to 8, 9 to 12, 13 to 16 and 17 and older. There will be prizes for winners. Registration is required for the egg hunt. The event will also include coloring and craft activities, photos with the Bellows bunny, and food available for purchase. FMI: www.bellowsafs.com or call 864-0144 or visit Bellows AFS on Facebook.

 

JBConnect Editor: Public Affairs Office

Contact: jbphh.pao@navy.mil

Note: This newsletter is published weekly by the Public Affairs Office and intended to provide base-wide awareness for our members in our military community. No fundraisers or promotion of events with outside private organizations can be posted unless approved by Joint Base commander.



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