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  • 1. FRSA FLASH 27 September 2012 Contents of this news letter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event sources. Material presented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 2nd BSTB, 2 nd BCT or the Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelinesSeptember is Suicide Prevention MonthThe designated month may be over, but we should be aware of thesesigns, symptoms, and resources all year long. Read this important articleon how you can help prevent suicide. percent of suicides occur in people with a mental healthissue. So its vitally important that service members and their families areaware of the symptoms of PTSD and depression, and have an opportunityto explore their own feelings with online, anonymous screenings. MilitaryPathways, a DoD-funded initiative, offers these screenings
  • 2. News From Your Sci-Tech Museumscitech@scitechcenter.org Find out about: 1) Free Telescopic Observing Night To Feature Our Moon21 Sep at 8pm at the Perch River Air Monitoring Station in the Perch River Wildlife Management Area on VaadiRoad (rain/overcast date is 22 Sep) call the astronomy phone line for an update 788-2738. Directions from Rte 81,Exit 47, take Route 12 north, go 6-1/2 miles north on Route 12, then turn right onto Vaadi Road, the Air MonitoringSite is 2/10 of a mile on the left. 2) Sci-Tech will be open on Columbus Day, Monday October 8, from 10:00am to 4:00pm, with a specialdeal for children. Any child who brings in a newspaper story about exploration or discovery on Columbus Day willbe admitted for just $1.00 3) Come see our new display of Indian Artifacts on the first floor. 4) 100 Years of the Electronic Vacuum Tube 5) Strategy Game Club Returns To Saturdays15TH ANNUAL VINTAGE & CLASSIC STREET MEETSaturday, September 22, 2012 - Sunday, September 23, 2012Clayton, NY - Downtown Clayton & Graves StreetThis is a fun filled weekend for the whole family! Come and enjoy the cars and memorabilia on display.Email: CLAYTON CHAMBERPhone: 315-686-3771 - CLAYTON CHAMBER Links: http://www.1000islands-clayton.comSeptember 29, 2012MartinsburgLuck-E-Star RodeoBulls & Barrels, Junior Bulls & Kids RodeoWhitaker Road, Martinsburg at 1:00pmVisit us on FaceBook, for more information, call (315) 783-9589WAR OF 1812 QUILT CHALLENGE - PART TWOSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Sunday, September 30, 2012Sackets Harbor, NY - Seaway Trail Discovery Center, 401 W. Main St.The Great Lakes Seaway Trail War of 1812 Traveling Quilt Exhibit has been extremely popular and well-received.Due to its popularity and the success of the War of 1812 Quilt Challenge held earlier this year, Seaway Trail will beholding the "War of 1812 Quilt Challenge Part Two" September 29 and 3...Email: INFORMATIONPhone: 315-646-1000 - INFORMATIONLinks: http://www.seawaytrail.comOKTOBERFESTSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Saturday, September 29, 2012Cape Vincent, NY - From South: Take Route 81 North to exit 46. Turn left onto Route 12F and follow to Route12E at Paddy Hill. Turn right onto Route 12E into Brownville. Turn left in Brownville and follow Route 12Estraight into Cape Vincent approximately 20 miles. From Canada: Take TI Bridge at Collins Landing. Get off at theClayton exit and take Route 12 into Cape Vincent approximately 22 miles. In Kingston take the Wolfe Island Ferrythen the Hornes Ferry into Cape Vincent. Noon - 5 pm. The official Oktoberfest in Munich typically runs from thelast 2 weeks in September to October. An Autumn Farmers and crafters Market will compliment our Beer Garden,featuring authenitc German beers, NY State microbreweries and wineries.Email: SHELLEY HIGGINSPhone: 315-654-2481 - SHELLEY HIGGINSLinks: http//
  • 3. 1812 WALKSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Friday, September 28, 2012Sackets Harbor , NY - Begins at Seaway Trail Discovery Center, 401 W. Main StreetEnjoy 3.1 and 6.2-mile walks sanctioned by American Volkssport Association (AVA). Organized leisure walkerswho want the official stamp for completing the walks for AVA logbooks can purchase accreditation for $3.00.Those completing Great Lakes Seaway Trail Walks can purchase commemorative pins ($4 ...Email: DARYL GILESPhone: 315-646-1000 x200 - DARYL GILESLinks: 29Tug Hill Tomorrow Land TrustWe will be having a trash clean-up here in Watertown to clean up along the Black River. We have a woods walkOctober 6 in the town of Greig and a biking trip October 20 in Boonville. Ive included the link to our websitetreks and events page. We do ask those interested to RSVP. Thank you for your time and effort. more details contact Fawn D. Heins, Office Manager, Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust, 315-779-2239,tughilladmin@nnymail.comOctober 20, 2012LowvilleTaste of Home Cooking SchoolMark your calendars and dont miss the "Taste of Home Cooking School" on October 20th at the Lowville AcademySchool Auditorium. Doors open at noon so youll have plenty of time to view all the vendors before the show startsat 3PM and ends at 6PM. There will be vendors, cookbooks for sale, and much more!October 20, 2012Lowville27th Annual Craft FairThe Lowville Fire Department Auxiliary presents the 26th Annual Craft Fair being held at the Lowville Fire Housefrom 9:00am to 3:00pm! There will be lots of craft vendors, a bake sale and raffles.October 20thClayton, NY1st Annual Pumpkin Chunkin Contest, Riverside Drive, Clayton Date October 21st)Admission to the Punkin Chunkin Festival is free and begins at 11am featuring competitive firings throughout theday with awards at 5pm. The festival will have two categories of competition, which also compete against eachother for the Best Overall Design, which is the farthest throw for the height of their trebuchet. The two categoriesare: Adults (18 & older) and Youth (11-17 years old) . It costs $5 to enter the competition. are still entry spaces available for the Punkin Chunkin. Call the Clayton Chamber of Commerce at 315-686-3771, email or stop by the office at 517 Riverside Drive, Clayton.
  • 4. October 26 & 27, 2012"Halloween Towne" in Downtown LowvilleFriday "FRIGHT NIGHT" from 6-9pm & "SCARY" Saturday from 11am-11pm.Join us for ghoulish games, frightening food, and freaky fun for the whole family!! HALLOWEEN TOWNE SCHEDULE
  • 5. 28 September 2012 The Commons 1130:1300 772-6711
  • 6. FRSA Training information MOBILIZATION AND DEPLOYMENT (YOU MUST CALL TO RSVP 772-0470) FRG Leader : NOV 7 0900-1300 ACS Key Caller: OCT 9 1400-1530 or 1700-1830 ACS NOV 13 1400-1530 or 1700-1800 ACS Informal Funds: NOV 7 1400-1500 or 1700-1800 ACS Care Team Training: DEC 6 0900-1230 ACS Event Planning: OCT 3 1300-1430 ACS OPSEC for Families: OCT 3 1030-1200 ACS DEC 10 1030-1200 ACS AFTB (YOU MUST RSVP TO 772-6710/9229) Fall Marathon: OCT 22-26 0900-1600 ACS Stress Management - For more information, call 772-0593. OCT 02 1330-1530 ACS Anger Management - For more information, call 772-0593. OCT 16 1330-1530 ACS FINANCIAL READINESS PROGRAM (FRP) - KENT THOMPSON, 772-0050 1st Term Soldier Financial Readiness Training every Wednesday from 0830-1600. You may attend the whole day or any part of the day as a walk-in. ALL spouses are welcome to any of our training events or classes. COPING WITH DEPLOYMENTS CLASS - FREE - Class will be held on Friday, 19 October 2012 at the USO BROWN BAG LUNCH 11 Oct Coping Strategies for the Uncertainty of Life 2BSTB Battalion Class Room 1200-1300Contents of this news letter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event sources. Material presented does notrepresent the views or endorsement of the 2nd BSTB, 2 nd BCT or the Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. All readers areencouraged to do further