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Posted 4/14/2014   Updated 10/30/2014 Email story   Print story


4/14/2014 - HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- For additional base event information, visit the calendar page on the 66th Force Support Squadron's website. Local community events can be found by visiting the Bedford, Concord, Lexington and Lincoln or the Boston and Massachusetts calendar sites.  

National Federation of Federal Employees meeting
The National Federation of Federal Employees, Local 1384, represents all S&E and professional employees at Hanscom. Monthly union meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. in the Burlington Room of the Hanscom Conference Center, Bldg. 1106. All bargaining unit employees are welcome. Lunch will be provided or employees can bring their own. For further information call the union office at 781-225-2831 or visit the web page at www.nffe1384.org.

Hanscom Chapel 'Connect'
The Hanscom community is invited to connect on base with other members of the community every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Chapel Annex. Connect is a mid-week ministry at the chapel where community members can build relationships and discover their fit and purpose while studying God's word. Study groups are offered for children, adults and teens. This semester, parents are studying with their teens so that they can grow together. Dinner is provided and begins at 6 p.m. Breakout groups will meet immediately following the meal for all ages. For further information, contact the chapel at 781-225-5501 or like them on Facebook (HanscomAirForceBaseChapelCommunity).

AFRC Open House
The Hanscom community is invited to attend the Airman and Family Readiness Center Open House Nov. 3 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. as part of Military Family Month celebrated each November. Attendees are invited to participate in interactive displays, games and giveaways. In addition, micro-workshops such as "Fun on the Road," "Starting New Family Traditions" and "Fun Financial Tips: Spin to Win" are scheduled every half hour throughout the event. Attendees will also learn more about programs and services offered. For further information, contact the AFRC at 781-225-2765.

4-H Cloverbuds
The 4-H Cloverbuds for children 5 to 7 years old is scheduled to meet Nov. 4 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hanscom Community Center. This month children will conduct science experiments. At each meeting, children will learn science activities, participate in visual presentations, perform community service, attend field trips, workshops and the Middlesex County Fair. 4-H is free for active duty and retired military children. For further information, contact Katy Murray at katymurray84@gmail.com or Brianne Walker at jason_walker@hotmail.com.

Annual Salute to Veterans scheduled
The 66th Air Base Group commander will host the third annual Salute to Veterans Nov. 7 at 8:30 a.m. at the Hanscom Conference Center. This year's tribute will focus on veterans who served honorably, whether retired or honorably discharged. The first 150 veterans who sign up will enjoy a continental breakfast. All interested veterans should contact Bobby Jacques at 781-225-1333 to reserve a place for the event. The entire Hanscom community is invited to this ceremony.

AFA Veterans 10K and 5K Fun Run
The Paul Revere Chapter of the Air Force Association hosted by the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital is sponsoring a 10K and 5K run and 5K walk Nov. 8. The event is open to runners, walkers and roller blades. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the 10K begins at 9 a.m. followed by the 5K at 9:05 a.m. at the Bedford VA Hospital. An awards ceremony at 10 a.m. will follow the event. Veterans are encouraged to bring their DD Form 214 to enroll for VA healthcare. Interested participants may register at visit www.afafunrun.com or visit the website for further information.

Bedford Bike Path Working Group
The Town of Bedford is soliciting bicycle inputs from anyone who rides in or through Bedford. The inputs will help the town identify where improvements are needed to make Bedford a bicycle friendly community. Residents, commuters, Minuteman users, students and recreational riders are all invited to participate. The open house is scheduled for Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Bedford Town Hall. For more information contact Diane Zamot at 719-231-6224.

Holiday bazaar
The Hanscom Spouses Club will host the Third Annual Hanscom Spouses Club Holiday Bazaar at the Minuteman Commons ballroom Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Admission is free. HSC invites the Hanscom community to start their holiday shopping early. Many on-base and local crafters and home-based businesses will be there. The HSC will also be having a bake sale. A prize will be given away every hour on the hour.

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