FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 8, 2019) — The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of Nov. 11-Nov. 15.
General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital is scheduled to hold a town hall beginning at 1 p.m. Nov. 12 in the GLWACH MEDDAC classroom.
On-post housing residents will be receiving an email-based survey Nov. 12 to validate whether or not housing concerns are being addressed on Fort Leonard Wood. An Announcement will be sent a week prior from firstname.lastname@example.org, and residents are asked to add the address to their allowed sender list to prevent survey from ending up in spam folders. Anyone who didn’t receive the email link to the survey, or who may have deleted the email, may request it be re-sent by emailing back to the same address above. All responses to the survey are confidential and anonymous. However, residents will have the option of providing contact information if they wish.
A Free Household E-cycling event for the Fort Leonard Wood community is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at Nutter Field House. E-cycle your old computers, printers, fax machines, televisions, audio equipment, cell phones, microwaves and household batteries. No government or business electronics or appliances will be accepted. For more information, call 573.596.3843.
Texas Hold’em is set to return to Fort Leonard Wood at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at Pershing Community Center. Players can pre-register now through Nov. 14 for a $25 entry fee in person at the center, by calling the Installation Wide Events office at 573.596.6913. Same-day entry will be $30 at the door. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Players must be ages 18 or older to participate in the tournament.
Bundles of Joy is scheduled to begin 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 18 at Army Community Service Bldg. 486. This is a 6 week course for expecting parents. Topics will include bonding, swaddling, safe sleep, budgeting for baby, car seat safety, and more. The dates for this free program are Oct. 21, 28; Nov. 4, 18, 25; and Dec. 2. For more information, call 573.596.0212.
A brown bag presentation on the topic of fire safety for the Holidays is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Nov. 20 at ACS Building 486. For more information, call 573.596.7199.
The Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment and Military Services Coordinator are now located in Bldg. 470, Room 1108. For more information, call 573.563.5853.
Applications for the Dental Assistant training program are being accepted through Nov. 15 in Bldg. 470, Room 1130. The program begins in April 2020, and is a six-month, 40 hours per week combination of classroom and hands-on education and skills. It is open to military members, dependents 18 years and older, and retirees – due to chemical and x-ray exposure, pregnant women cannot be considered. For more information, call 573.596.0300.
Santa Suit Rentals will be available from November through December at the Middle School/Teen Center. Rentals are first come, first served. Cost for Santa suit is $65. You can be Mrs. Claus for $55 or dress up as an elf for $45. Payment is required for reservations. Price includes a 24-hour rental. All money supports the Fort Leonard Wood youth program. For more information call, 573.596.0209.
In bowling, making three consecutive strikes is known as a turkey. This month, Daugherty Bowling Center is celebrating the Thanksgiving season by holding its annual Turkey Bowl. Now through Nov. 27, all those who bowl a turkey will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a turkey for Thanksgiving. One turkey drawing will be held for each league, along with a drawing for open bowlers. Daugherty Bowling Center is open from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays and 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays and holidays. The center is closed Mondays. Regular bowling rates are $3.25 per person per game. Shoe rental is $2.25. For more information, call 573.596.1498.