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  • 1. Are you READY? Independence Day Block Leave June 30-July 15Nobody doubts that the most challenging time for amilitary spouse is enduring separation from theirSoldier. These times can be stressful. It is so easy toget caught up in taking care of children, home, andwork and not take care of yourself-especially whenyour Soldier is not around to help out.There are a few ways to alleviate the stresses ofseparations. Prepare for the deployment byensuring you know how to take care of financialmatters and to respond to emergencies. You shouldtake advantage of every opportunity to increaseyour knowledge by attending briefings and trainingsdesigned to prepare Family members fordeployments. Also, attend Family Readiness Group Calendars 1-2 Area Events 6-8meetings and get to know other spouses and Family NTC Predeployment Brief 3 ACS Calendars and Events 9-11members. Safety and Health 4 Fort Drum Assistance 12 Volunteer Opportunities 5 BN Information 13 Common Terminology28 ACS=Army Community Service 772-6566 AFTB=Army Family Team Building 772-6710ERP=Employment Readiness Program 77 VCCUS=Volunteer Childcare in a Unit Setting FRMP=Financial /Readiness/Management Program 772-5196 F RG=Family Readiness GroupCLIF=Community Leaders Information Forum VMIS-Volunteer Management Information System 1 DONSA=Day of No Scheduled Activities-Fort Drum agencies may have an adjusted operating schedule
  • 2. 22 July - 18 August S M T W TH F S22 23 24 25 26 27 28 American Red Welcome Tour ACS Birthday DPAO Cross Blood Presents Drive Bill Cosby AFTB Summer Marathon29 30 31 1 August 2 3 4 Advanced Thrift Shop AFTB Level I Key Caller Saturday Class Opening5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Welcome Tour EFMP CampInformation and DisclaimerThis document is a compilation of agency information or emails that have been sent to the FRSA over the past week. If you would like any of the flyers in their original formatplease email your request to ahead and verify the time, date and location of the event you plan to attend. This email is for information purposes only, and you agree to not hold the unit representativeresponsible for any misprints or inaccuracy of information. There is no implied endorsement by the 210 th Brigade Support Battalion or through any entity officially affiliatedwith the United States Government.If you have any questions, please call 772-4120 2
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  • 5. OpportunitiesAmerican Red Cross faces critical need for blood and you can help fill the need! American Red Cross Fort Drum is hosting blood drives at the USO July 23rd and August 2nd-3rd. They are in an URGENTneed status so please give them a call at 315.772.6561 to schedule your appointment! Theyve got ice cream treats (July23rd) and hot dogs (August 2nd-3rd) lined up for blood donors! Theyll even help watch your kids while you give blood! Calltoday to make your appointment to help save a lifeThousand Islands Area Habitat for Humanity (TIAHFH) is looking for several new members to volunteer their time asmembers of our various committees. Each committee is a vital part of our organization, working directly with our Board ofDirectors.If you are interested, we will be having a Committee Orientation Meeting on Wednesday August 1st at 5:30 pm.WHAT: Committee Orientation meetingWHEN: Wednesday August 1st @ 5:30 pmWHERE: Maggies On The River, Conference Room, 2nd FloorPlease RSVP if you can attend via email or phone to Pam 5
  • 6. CONCOURS D ELEGANCESaturday, July 21, 2012 - Saturday, July 21, 2012Clayton, NY - Antique Boat Museum 750 Mary Street Clayton, NY 13624Join us for the most unique and rare display of automobiles in the region! MARGARET HUMMELPhone:315-686-4104 - MARGARET HUMMELLinks:http://abm.orgCAN AM FESTIVALSaturday, July 21, 2012 - Sunday, July 22, 2012Sackets Harbor, NY - W. Main Street (Sackets Harbor)Food, music, craft fair, parade, fireworks and so much more. This is a great family event.Phone:315-646-3850 - SHERRY DEROUIN SUMMER CRAFT FAIRSaturday, July 21, 2012 - Sunday, July 22, 2012Alexandria Bay, NY - Scenic View Park Pavilion Fuller StreetOver 30 vendors available for your shopping pleasure. 10am to 5pm each ALEX BAY CHAMBERPhone:315-482-9531 - ALEX BAY CHAMBERLinks:http://www.visitalexbay.orgPRESIDENT MONROE REMINISCES ON THE WAR OF 1812Saturday, July 21, 2012 - Saturday, July 21, 2012Sackets Harbor, NY - Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, west end of Main St., historic Navy Yard lawnStop by to visit with "President James Monroe" and learn about his role in the War of 1812 as Secretary of War and Secretary of State. First-person presenter Dennis Bigelow gives a compelling and entertaining portrayal of James Monroe. "Mr. President" will greet visitors from 10am to 5pm at the CONSTANCE BARONEPhone:315-646-3634 - CONSTANCE BARONELinks:http://www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org 6
  • 7. Page 2ART IN THE PARK & VINTAGE MARTSaturday, July 21, 2012 - Saturday, July 21, 2012Henderson, NY - Rhodes Greenhouse, 7185 NYS Route 310 am - 4 pm. Join us for our 5th annual Art in the Park. Over 50 arts & craft vendors, entertainment and a chicken barbeque, burgers and hot dogs provide a great summer INFORMATIONLinks:http://!/ArtInTheParkandVintageMart35TH ANNUAL VINTAGE BOAT SHOWSaturday, July 21, 2012 - Saturday, July 21, 2012Alexandria Bay, NY - Alexandria Bay Village docksFor 35 years, the best of Vintage Boats have been displayed at the Village docks. Vendors are ALEXANDRIA BAY CHAMBERPhone:315-482-9531 - ALEXANDRIA BAY CHAMBERLinks:http://www.visitalexbay.orgNORWOOD BRASS FIREMEN BAND & BBQSaturday, July 21, 2012 - Saturday, July 21, 2012Cardinal, Ontario - Legion Park, Cardinal, OntarioHead down to Legion Park in Cardina