NSCC FREE APPLICATION
All Nashville State Community College application fees for any Fall 2018 semester first time freshman or certificate seeking student will be waived through Friday. Applications can be done online at www.nscc.edu/admissions/apply or in person at 1760 Wilma Rudolph Blvd. For more information, call 931-472-3450.
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is giving away $5,000 in gift cards in for the Freedom Challenge. Now through Saturday anyone can participate by visiting www.mapmyfitness.com/challenges/freedomchallenge or downloading the MapMyFitness mobile app. Go to the challenges section and select Army vs. Air Force then choose which branch to support, then log the workout. For more information, visit www.shopmyexchange.com/UAFREEDOM.
FEDS FEED FAMILIES
Fort Campbell’s annual Feds Feed Families food drive continues through Saturday. Drop off boxes are located at the main Army Community Service building, Family Resource Center, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Directorate of Public Works, the main housing office, the Child Development Centers, Robert F. Sink Memorial Library, the Staff Sgt. Glenn H. English Jr. Education Center, the safety office and other agencies. Feds Feed Families helps food banks and pantries stay stocked during summer months when they traditionally see a decrease in donations. Feds Feed Families will accept hygiene items and non-perishable food donations. For more information, call 270-798-5518.
ANNUAL CASE LOT SALE
The Exchange, 2840 Bastogne Ave., is hosting its annual case lot sale 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday. The sale will have special one time a year prices on beer, spirits and wine. There will be a free hot dog lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday with a case lot receipt. Patrons must have a valid military ID and be at least 21 to participate. For more information, call 270-439-1101.
TEEN EMPLOYMENT READINESS
Employment Readiness Program Services for Teens 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday at Army Community Services Employment Readiness Program, 2601 Indiana Ave. Teens will be provided instruction on how to write a resume, search for a job and prepare for an interview. For more information, call 270-798-4289.
Fort Campbell Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers will host its annual BOSS Day from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Warrior Zone, 3910 Indiana Ave. Activities will include adult inflatables, food games, music and a door prize give away. The event is open to all single Soldiers including single parent and geographical bachelors. For more information call 270-798-7875.
PURPLE POST, PURPLE SHIRTS
In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Fort Campbell Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program is asking Fort Campbell Families and civilians to wear a purple shirt on Fridays in October. ACS FAP also encourages Fort Campbell Families and civilians to decorate their buildings, offices, quarters and grounds with purple for the month of October. No registration is required. Each Friday in October, victim advocates will randomly visit facilities and take pictures of individuals wearing purple shirts to post on the Fort Campbell ACS Facebook page. The organization with the most participation will be recognized.
During October, victim advocates will visit of purple-decorated facilities and neighborhoods, take pictures and post them on the Fort Campbell ACS Facebook page. The facility, organization or housing community with the most participation will be recognized. For additional information, call 270-412-5500.
SELF DEFENSE CLASS
The Fort Campbell Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program will host a free self-defense class 9-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Shaw Physical Fitness Center, 7979 California Road. For registration and more information, call 270-412-5500.
ASAP OPEN HOUSE
The Fort Campbell Army Substance Abuse Program will hold an open house 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 11 at their office, 2553 23rd St. and Kentucky Ave. This is an opportunity for leaders to experience the activities provided by ASAP to deter Soldiers from using drugs, binge drinking and other high risk behaviors. For more information call 270-412-0083.
IG OFFICE MOVES
The 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell Inspector General Office will transition to a new location Oct. 13-19. They will continue to provide full services at their current location, 234 Bastogne Ave. until Oct. 18. They will begin providing services at 2578 23rd St. For more information, call 270-798-7359.
During the month of October, Fort Campbell demonstrates its commitment to end intimate partner abuse in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month by conducting the Army Community Service, Family Advocacy Program Second Annual Challenge Walk 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 14 at Shaw Physical Fitness Center, 7979 California Road. Individuals and organizations, service members and civilians challenge each other to walk a number of hours to help put an end to intimate partner abuse and family violence within the Fort Campbell community.
This event offers information booths, proclamation reading, human purple-ribbon photography event, yoga, Zumba, spin session, and recognition for individuals and organization who dedicate the most hours. To register and for additional information, call 270-412-5500 or visit www.campbell.armymwr.com.
CHILI COOK-OFF REGISTRATION
Entry forms for the annual Christian County Salutes Fort Campbell Week Chili Cook-Off are now available. The cook off begins at 10 a.m. Oct. 21. Teams of up to six people compete for both bragging rights and cash prizes of up to $1,000 in downtown Hopkinsville against other business and military units. The brigade with the most teams participating will also win a prize. Entry forms are available at www.christiancountychamber.com/pages/MilitaryAffairs. For more information, call Katie Lopez at 270-885-9096.
USA JOBS PREP
Learn how to use the USAJOBS website and the USAJOBS Application Manager at the Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program’s USAJOBS Prep class 9-11 a.m. Oct. 24, Nov. 28 and Dec. 19 at ACS, 2601 Indiana Ave. This class will cover the basics of how to create a resume for USAJOBS. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 270-798-4412.
FEE FREE LAYAWAY AT EXCHANGE
The Fort Campbell Exchange will waive the $3 service fee for items placed on layaway and paid for by Dec. 24, including toys and bikes. Purchases of $25 or more are eligible for the layaway plan. A deposit of 15 percent is required to hold items on layaway. Visit customer service at The Exchange for complete program details and eligibility information or call 270-439-1101.
ARMY OCS REUNION
The U.S. Army Officer Candidate School Alumni Association 2018 Reunion will be held March 25-29, 2018, in Columbus, Georgia. The OCS Alumni Association represents all Army officers commissioned through any Officer Candidate School, regardless of previous locations or branch affiliation. This reunion will include a Hall of Fame induction ceremony, reception and formal dinner that will include the presentation of the Patterson Award. There also will be demonstrations and briefings at Fort Benning highlighting developments related to the OCS program and the opportunity to interact with current OCS candidates. The reunion will be conducted at the Columbus Marriott Hotel, 800 Front Ave., Columbus, Georgia. For more information, visit the OCS website at www.ocsalumni.org or contact Nancy Ionoff, 813-917-4309.
MILITARY CHILD OF THE YEAR
Operation Homefront is accepting nominations and applications for the 2018 Military Child of the Year Award for Innovation through Dec. 4. All award will be presented at a recognition gala April 19, 2018 in Washington. Nominate children at www.militarychildoftheyear.org.
Fort Campbell Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program offers a Relationship 101 Workshop 9-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at ACS, 2601 Indiana Ave. The workshop equips participants with relationship skills that include techniques and resources for emotional self-regulation. Even the strongest relationships have disagreements, but when emotions get high, effective communication stops and the ability to resolve conflict decreases. By assisting couples who get in heated verbal altercations risks can be mitigated. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 270-412-5500.
CLARKSVILLE CHESS CLUB
The Clarksville Chess Club meets 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays in classroom 134 of the Science and Technology Building at Austin Peay State University, 601 College St. All ages are welcome to join this free club. For more information, email Patrick Wilkerson at email@example.com.
SENIOR SAFE DRIVING CLASS
AARP Safe Driving Classes meet noon-4 p.m. the last Thursday and Friday of each month at the Clarksville +50 Activity Center, 593 Clark St. This class is free. For more information, call 931-648-1345.
FAMILY STEM NIGHT
Fort Campbell Families are invited to attend a new Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program 6-8 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Robert F. Sink Memorial Library, 38 Screaming Eagle Blvd. For more information call 270-798-5729.
WEEKLY PLAY MORNING
Fort Campbell Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program offers a free play morning 9-10:30 a.m. Thursdays at Taylor Youth Center, 80 Texas Ave. For more information call 270-412-5500.
SPOUSE-TO-SPOUSE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM
Fort Campbell Army Community Service Relocation Readiness Program can connect spouses with other spouses in the sponsorship program to answer questions, address concerns and provide information about connecting with resources both on and off post during a move. Contact ACS Relocation at 270-798-0513 or 270-798-6313 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHILD CARE PROVIDERS NEEDED
For on-post residents who are interested in becoming a child care provider, Child and Youth Services-Family Child Care provides free training and incentives to earn a Child Development Associates credential and/or a National Association for FCC accreditation. For more information, call 270-798-4959.