FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Jan.4, 2018) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of Jan. 7 through Jan. 11.
Protestant Women of the Chapel January Kick-off, 8:45 to 11:45 a.m. Jan. 8 at Main Post Chapel. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Army Community Service Bright Start Play Group runs from 9 to 10 a.m. and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Children between the ages of newborn to 3 years are eligible. The children will take part in hands-on activities and interact with other children. For more information, call 573.596.0212.
Community Orientation is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 10 at Building 470, Room 2224. This program is part of a seven-day cycle for in-processing Soldiers called Arrive Strong. Spouses are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact 573.596.0136.
Boss Candygrams will be available for purchase from Jan. 10 through Feb. 12. Candygrams will be available at the Boss Corner, Bldg. 496, weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and weekends from 12 to 3 p.m. Candygrams will be delivered for free on post only on Feb. 14. You can also buy a Candygram for a veteran and the Boss program will deliver them to the St. James Veterans’ Home on Feb. 15. Cost is $5 for sweets and a card or $10 for a teddy bear, sweets and a card. All proceeds go towards the Better Opportunities for Single Service Members Program. For more information call, 573.563.5967.
Jan. 12 is the last day to participate in the Fort Leonard Wood Combined Federal Campaign . The CFC provides federal employees with the opportunity to donate to charities via a one-time donation or payroll deduction. According to gatewaycfc.org, the CFC is one of the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaigns, raising millions of dollars each year. For more information or to schedule a brief, call Michele Piccione-Leone at 573.563.4057, or email email@example.com.
Youth Sports and Fitness Soccer Registration is open from Jan. 14 to Feb. 22. Open to youth ages 3-15. Practices are scheduled to begin March 11 and games are slated to begin March 23. Register youth at Parent Central Services located in Building 470, Room 1126. For more information, call 573.596.2611.
Youth Sports & Fitness Volleyball Registration is open from Jan. 14 to Feb. 22. Open to youth ages 7-14. Practices are scheduled to begin March 11 and games are slated to begin March 23. Register youth at Parent Central Services located in Building 470, Room 1126. For more information, call 573.596.2611.
Youth Sports & Fitness Track Registration is open from Jan. 14 to Feb. 22. Open to youth ages 5-15. Practices are scheduled to begin March 18 and games are slated to begin April 6. Register youth at Parent Central Services located in Building 470, Room 1126. For more information, call 573.596.2611.
The opening for the Fort Leonard Wood Tax Center is slated for 12:30 p.m. Jan. 14. The Tax Center will remain open through the end of April, and is located on the first floor of the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Building 315. Appointments can be made by calling the Fort Leonard Wood Tax Center at 573.596.0629. The FLW Tax Center’s hours of operation are Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays. While appointments are encouraged, walk-ins are welcome during the Tax Center’s hours of operation.
Child and Youth Services will be hosting a Homeschooling Group from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Middle School Teen Center located at 2538 Young Street. Child and Youth Services conducts monthly sessions for both children and parents. For more information, contact 573.596.0357.
Bundles of Joy is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 28 at Army Community Service, 486 Replacement Avenue. This free 6 week course for expecting parents will cover bonding, swaddling, safe sleep, budgeting for baby, car seat safety, and more. Sessions dates include January 28, February 4, 11, 25 and March 6, 13, 20. For more information, contact 573.596.0212.
The Armed Services Blood Program is in need of blood donors. The Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center is located in Bldg. 822 at the corner of Iowa and Kansas Streets. People can donate from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sundays through Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 573.596.5385 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.
The Legal Assistance Office is currently looking for full- and part-time volunteers to assist with the 2018 tax season, which runs from January through April 2019. Volunteers are needed for both weekdays and weekends. Those interested may contact Capt. Tim Bowman at 573.596.0629, or visit the Fort Leonard Wood Legal Assistance Office, on the first floor of Building 315 located at 316 Missouri Avenue. Once selected, volunteers are registered with the Army Volunteer Corps.