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Posted 12/16/2014   Updated 2/27/2015 Email story   Print story


12/16/2014 - 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.  

4-H Cloverbuds
The 4-H Cloverbuds for children 5 to 7 years old is scheduled to meet March 3 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hanscom Community Center. This month children will work on projects that can be entered into The  Middlesex 4-H County Fair. The 4-H club is free for active duty and retired military children. For further information, contact Katy Murray at katymurray84@gmail.com.

Volunteers needed for Caring for People forum
Volunteers are invited to participate in a Caring for People forum March 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hanscom Conference Center to collect community feedback on issues that affect personnel here. Scheduled to speak at the event is retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Dana H. Born, who has completed her master's degrees in experimental and research psychology and now lectures on public policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. The top issues discussed will be forwarded to local senior leaders for discussion between the Community Action Information Boards and Integrated Delivery Systems and their communities. Local issues will be given to the appropriate agencies to work on and find solutions. Air Force-level issues will be forwarded to Air Force Materiel Command and possibly to the Air Force Community Action Information Board for consideration. Organizers are calling on those interested in making a difference in the community to participate. Those interested in participating or offering a discussion topic should contact Ambard by emailing linda.ambard@us.af.mil or calling 781-225-1771.

HSC scholarship auction
The Hanscom Spouses Club annual scholarship auction will be held March 21 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Minuteman Commons. HSC sponsors this event to raise money for scholarships, which are awarded to high school seniors and spouses of servicemembers living within a 150 mile radius of Hanscom.

There will be a variety of auction items, including homemade desserts. The dress is cocktail, with a sit down meal, and the cost is $25 per person. Those interested may RSVP online at www.hanscomsc.org , or mail a check to the HSC general mail delivery at: Hanscom Spouses Club, General Delivery, 75 Grenier Street, Unit 8888, Hanscom Air Force Base, MA 01731.

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).

Supporting Military Children through School Transition
Register to attend the Supporting Military Children through School Transitions April 7-8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The Military Child Education Coalition, a nonprofit organization addressing the educational needs of children in military families, presents the free training. The purpose of this course is to prepare education and installation professionals to recognize and address transition concerns that impact the mobile military child. This training is open to guidance professionals, school administration and other caring adults interested in learning more about the military child. This is the first time this training has been offered in Massachusetts and it offers an excellent opportunity to expand the base of informed sensitivity and support for military connected children. Seating is limited to 50 seats. Registration is open through www.militarychild.org. Click on training and search for the "Hanscom SMCST" training then follow the prompts. For further information, contact Laurel Wironen at 781-225-1482.

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