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Check out the different activities the FSS facilities offer for the month of August.


  • August 2011

    Tops In BlueBasewide Page 13

    Bowler Appreciation WeekBowling Center Page 6

    Adventure RaceBasewide Page 16

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    518 W MapleEnid OK 73701(580)

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    71st Force Support SquadronBuilding 500, Suite 225

    71 FSS, DirectorDiane McCurdy (580) 213-7245

    71 FSS, DeputyCapt. Brian Kinney

    (580) 213-6035

    About this publication:The monthly Whats Happenin is designed to inform customers of programs and events within

    FSS facilities. The opinions expressed herein are not

    necessarily those of Vance AFB, DoD or the U.S. Air Force.

    All program dates and times printed in this publication are

    subject to change. FSS reserves the right to decline any ad or

    sponsorship. No Federal endorsement is intended for

    advertising or sponsorship in the Whats Happenin.

    Marketing ManagerRuth Ann Replogle

    (580) 213-7950

    PublicistKristen Criswell(580) 213-6176

    Commercial SponsorshipJessica Riu

    (580) 213-6455

    August 2011Whats Happenin

    Additional FSS Services Pages 22-23

    Adventure Race Page 16

    Arts & Crafts Center Page 4

    At a Glance Page 26

    Auto Skills Center Page 5

    Bowling Center Page 6

    Cherokee Lodge Page 22

    Equipment Rental Page 7

    Fitness Center Pages 8 -10

    Group Exercise Classes Page 10

    Honor Guard Spotlight Page 24

    Information, Tickets & Travel Page 11

    Library Page 19

    Phone Numbers and Hours Page 25

    Tops in Blue Page 13 - 15

    Vance Club Calendar Page 20

    Vet Clinic Page 22

    Youth Programs Pages 12, 17 and 18

    Visit us on the web at

    or check us out on Facebook atVance AFB Force

    Support Squadron

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    Building 305 Phone: 213-7402 Hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12 - 7 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.Sundays, Mondays and Holidays: Closed

    WoodshopThe woodworking bench fees are $2.25 per hour or just $10 per day.

    Woodshop ToolsLathe PlanerWood Shaper 15 Belt SanderJointer Disk/ Belt SanderPanel Saw Miter SawTable Saws Scroll Saw Mortise Machine Router TableDrill Press Assorted Hand Tools Spindle Sander

    Woodworking Safety ClassesThese classes are offered every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Arts & Crafts Center. Learn the different tools, their uses in the woodshop and how to care for them.

    Frame ShopProfessionally mat and frame your favorite pictures. Metal Frames 8 - 32: $7.35 - $16.45Custom Metal Frames: $4.40 - $15*Custom Wood Frames: $5 - $45*Glass per sq. foot: $1.70Mat Board and Backing: $3 - $60*Per Foot

    Framing ClassLooking to learn a new skill? Allow the Arts & Crafts Center to teach you how to build a frame from start to finish on August 23 and 24 at 5 p.m. Frame size up to 18 x 24. The class is $25 and covers all materials. Register no later than August 16 to take the class.

    Toddler DeskThis toddler desk is perfect for the little person in your life who needs his or her own space to color. The desk measures 14 wide, 22 tall and 21 long. Sign up to make your own on August 16 and 17 at 5 p.m. in the Arts & Crafts Center. The cost is $35. Call 213-7402 for more information or to sign up. Register no later than August 9.

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    Building 301 Phone: 213-7508Hours: Tuesday - Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Thursday: 2 - 7 p.m.

    Friday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Holidays and Mondays: Closed

    Emergency Services JeepCall the Auto Skills Center at 213-7508 during regular operating hours and they will send the Services Jeep to your rescue on base. They are ready to tow, fill a flat tire, give you a jump or take care of most minor car emergencies to get you on your way.

    Vehicle Resale LotRegister your vehicle at the Auto Skills Center, and for $4 per week, park it in the vehicle resale lot. Once the vehicle has been on the lot for four weeks, it must be removed for 30 days.

    Motorcycle Maintenance Class

    The class will cover the basics of preventive maintenance for your motorcycle. Take this class on August 4 at 5 p.m. at the Auto Skills Center to make sure your bike is in proper working condition. Be prepared

    for those spur of the moment weekend trips. Dont forget

    to wear your safety gear. Call

    213-7508 to sign up. Register t h r o u g h August 4. Automotive Preventive

    Maintenance ClassPreventive maintenance classes are conducted with the novice in mind. You do not need to be an automotive enthusiast to learn to protect your vehicle. The Auto Skills Center will cover ways for the do-it-yourself mechanic to prolong the operating life span of his or her car, have a safer operating vehicle and save money at the same time during this class on August 11 at 5 p.m. Preventive maintenance has long been proven as one of the most effective ways to reduce the cost of repairs and increase the vehicles operation life span. Fix at your convenience rather than it become your inconvenience. Call 213-7508 to sign up.

    Pearsons Natural Food Center

    131 W. Garriott Enid, OK 73701

    Phone: 234-5000 Fax: 233-1699Hours: M-F 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Sat 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Best quality products at the lowest everyday prices we can offer.

    Always 10% off the 1st Thursday of each month.

    PAID AD: No Federal endorsement of advertisers intended.

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    Building 345 Phone: 213-7331 Lane Hours: Monday - Saturday: 11 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. and Sunday and Holidays: 1 - 9 p.m. Snack Bar: Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday: 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Holidays: 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day)

    Friday Night Glow Bowling The Falcons Nest has new lighting and sound systems. Check out special rates for Glow Bowling on Friday nights. Glow Bowling starts at 6 p.m.

    August BirthdaysIf you were born on August 6 (world record attempt day for bowling), we have six games on-the-house waiting for you otherwise all others who celebrate their birthdays in August, you are eligible for three complimentary games of bowling. You do not have to bowl on your birthday, just any day in August. Make it a birthday gift to yourself!

    Fun Summer Weekends Join millions of Americans on August 6 as you enjoy fun and games while setting a new world record for the most games bowled in a 24-hour period. Last year more than 923,948 games were bowled nationwide. This years goal is to reach one million games in 24 hours. All bowlers will receive a commemorative certificate of authenticity for assisting the bowling industry in setting a new world record on August 6! Visit for a free coupon to bowl that day.

    July 30 - August 6

    Learn more about this national past time all week at the

    Falcons Nest!

    Customer Appreciation Week

    August 21 - 27

    Bring the family for a break from the heat to bowl. Check out the special low hourly rates on Saturdays and Sundays in August. Call 213-7331 to make reservations.

    We appreciate our customers and will spend a week letting our customers know it. Come join us for the FUN.

    Specials on lanes all week long Invitational Tournaments for both youth and adults Snack bar specials (while supplies last)

    National Bowling Week

    Sponsored in part by:

    No Federal endorsement of sponsors intended.

  • Customer Appreciation Week

    Building 244 Phone: 213-7348Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Saturday - Sunday (Summer only): 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Holidays: Closed

    Equipment Rental has a 90-horsepower outboard motor ski boat with a 16-gallon fuel tank, running lights, fire extinguisher, under-seat storage, custom upho ls tery, boarding step, set of skis and life jackets for just $94 per day or $156 per weekend. Before renting a boat, drivers are required to take a safe boating test. Those renting a trailer boat should set up an appointment to review the towing vehicle for proper equipment. No boat hook-ups after 4 p.m.

    RV Sanitary Dump StationThe base has a free RV sanitary dump station located in the base park. Call the Equipment Rental office for more information at 213-7348.

    Reservation PolicyActive Duty personnel may make reservations up to 30 days in advance by putting down a deposit equal to one days fee. All other eligible patrons may come in 15 days prior to the date required and reserve items by paying a one-day rental charge. Deposit fees can be returned if a military commitment arises. Please visit the Equipment Rental office in Building 244 for a complete list of available items.

    Rent Our Ski Boat

    Get What You Need for Your Outdoor ActivitiesEquipment Rental has a wide assortment of camping, boating, fishing and sports equipment available at low rental rates. You can rent items like tents, sleeping bags, skis, life vests, ice chests and even golf clubs. Stop by the office or call 213-7348 for details. See Equipment Rental brochure for a complete listing of available items, charges and policies.

    Utility TrailerEquipment Rental has a new utility trailer available for rent. Come by Building 244 and check it out. It only costs $15 for a day or $25 for the whole weekend.