CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
The Civilian Employee of the Year Luncheon is scheduled for 11 a.m.-1 p.m., April 17 at Cole Park Commons. Tickets will be available beginning Monday-April 10. Tickets are limited and may be purchased at the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, 6901 Desert Storm Ave., first floor 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday and 8-11 a.m. Friday. Duty time will be authorized for all government civilian employees who attend. For more information, call 270-798-4901.
CAMPBELL CROSSING SCHOLARSHIP
Campbell Crossing is accepting scholarship applications from residents who are high school seniors or college students and are planning to attend a college, university or professional trade school during the 2018-2019 school year. Deadline is March 30. For details on how to obtain and submit an application, visit www.campbellcrossingllc.com/winningedge-scholarship or call 931-431-2740.
MILITARY TIMES AWARDS
Nominees for the Military Times Service Members of the Year awards must be serving in the military through August 2018 with exceptional service or achievements occurring Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2017. Nominees must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, concern for fellow service members and commitment to community service. To nominate someone, visit https://smoy.militarytimes.com.
BLOOD DONATIONS NEEDED
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood. Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world. Red Cross Month is a celebration of supporters, who are the face of the Red Cross in their communities and bring hope to people facing emergencies. For information or to make a donation appointment, call 800-733-2767. Upcoming blood donation opportunities:
•10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday at American Red Cross, 1760 Madison St., Clarksville.
•10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday at Byrd Health Clinic, 7973 Strike Blvd., Fort Campbell
•11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 25 at Livery Stables, 1104 Main St., Pleasant View, Tennessee.
•10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 26 at American Red Cross, 1760 Madison St., Clarksville.
•3-8 p.m. March 28 at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 3135 Trenton Road, Clarksville.
•10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 28 at Austin Peay State University’s Dunn Center, 601 College St., Clarksville.
Pothole repairs are underway across the installation, weather permitting. Community members are encouraged to report pot holes by calling the Directorate of Public Works repair hotline at 270-412-4153. Callers will be able to leave point of contact information if they would like a call back.
March is National Nutrition Month. The nutrition care division team will host these upcoming events to expand nutrition knowledge and skills:
•11 a.m.-noon Monday – “Intuitive Eating” at the Nutrition Care Classroom, 650 Joel Drive.
•Noon-1 p.m. March 27 – “Lunch and Learn” hosted by the Army Wellness Center, at the Nutrition Care Classroom, 650 Joel Drive.
•11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday – “Ask the Dietician Commissary Nutrition Station” at the Commissary, 2606 Indiana Ave.
CLARKSVILLE FLEA MARKET
Vendor spaces are available for Clarksville’s Community Flea Market 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center, 1011 Franklin St. Spaces are $20 and include table, tablecloth and two chairs. Applications are available at the center and online at www.CityofClarksville.com/ParksRec. For more information, call 931-472-3381.
REMOVE HAZARDOUS WASTE
Bring your hazardous waste to the Bi-County Solid Waste Management Transfer Station 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at 1230 Highway Drive, Clarksville. The transfer station will accept up to 100 pounds of items including household cleaners; automotive products; home, lawn and garden products; home maintenance products; and miscellaneous items including old computers, batteries, pool chemicals, photoprocessing chemicals, medicines and drugs, aerosols and compressed gas. For more information, call 931-648-5751.
2018 SPRING JOBS FAIR
Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program and Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program is hosting the 2018 Spring Job Fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday and March 22 at Cole Park Commons. About 75 employers from local, regional, national and international companies will interview for potential employees. Business casual attire is encouraged. Bring a copy of your resume. For more information call, 270-798-4289.
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. Wednesday 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.
ABANDONED VEHICLES AND MWR OPEN BID AUCTION
Morale, Welfare and Recreation will hold an open bid auction for abandoned vehicles and MWR equipment at 9 a.m. Saturday. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Deadline to pick up purchases is 3 p.m. the day of the auction. The MWR equipment that will be auctioned has been deemed in excess, to be unusable, or no longer cost effective to maintain. This equipment will be sold in “as is” condition and there is no warranty or guarantee. Everyone must have cash or a credit card and be at least 18 years of age to receive a paddle for bidding and to place a bid on vehicles. Those who make the highest bid must be prepared to pay at least 50 percent of the winning bid on the day of the auction. Items requiring titling can be picked up 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-March 23 and March 26-30, after outstanding balance is paid in full. For items that do not require titling, the purchaser must be prepared to pay in full on the day of the auction and items can be picked up on the day of the auction. No one younger than 12 is permitted to attend. MWR reserves the right to withdraw any equipment prior to or during the auction. Any reneged items will be placed in the next auction. For additional information, please call 270-956-1101.
FORT DONELSON YOUTH PROGRAM
The Fort Donelson National Battlefield is recruiting regional youth to take part in this year’s Youth Conservation Corps 8-10 week program May-August. Participants must be 15-18 years old. Applications and information are available at the Fort Donelson National Cemetery Lodge, 174 National Cemetery Drive, Dover. Completed applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. March 23. For more information, call 931-232-0829.
MILITARY SPOUSE USAJOBS PREP
Spouses can learn how to navigate USAJOBS website and the USAJOBS application manager at the Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program’s USAJOBS Prep class 9-11 a.m. March 27. To register call 270-798-4412/4289.
Forest Service wildfire officials plan to conduct prescribed burns within administrative sites and select open lands at Land Between the Lakes National Recreational Area this month. To learn more, call Fire Management Specialist, Todd Lerke at 270-924-2092.
SCREAMING EAGLE SCHOLARSHIP
The 2018 Screaming Eagle Surviving Children’s Scholarship is for surviving dependent children of Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell units who were killed, wounded of injured since Sept. 11, 2001 in the Global War on Terror. The application can be downloaded at screamingeaglefoundation.org. Applications must be submitted by March 31. For more information, call the 101st Airborne Division Association office at Fort Campbell at 931-431-0199.
Fort Campbell Child and Youth Services Middle School and Teen program is participating in the Boys and Girls Clubs of America National Fitness Competition 2-5 p.m. April 21 at Taylor Youth Center, 82 Texas Ave. Youth ages 6-18 can sign up through April 6 to compete in the sack race, obstacle course, three-legged race and shuttle run. For more information, call 270-798-3643.
The installation’s Volunteer of the Year recognition ceremony will be 6-8:30 p.m. April 24 at Cole Park Commons, 1610 101st Airborne Division Road. Tickets are $15 per person and free for nominees. Tickets can be purchased 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday at Cole Park Commons, and online at www.campbell.armymwr.com March 27-April 17. For ticket information, call 270-798-4610. For event information, call 270-956-2934.
JOINT COLLEGE GRADUATION CEREMONY
The annual Joint College Graduation Ceremony will be hosted at 1 p.m. June 8 at Wilson Theater, 93 Screaming Eagle Blvd. Recent graduates or students within 12 credit hours of graduating are invited to participate in the ceremony. Participants must register by May 15. Ceremony applications can be picked up at the front desk of the Staff Sgt. Glen H. English Jr. Army Education Center, 202 Bastogne Ave. Completed applications can be returned to the front desk or emailed to email@example.com. For more information, call 270-798-3201.
Fort Campbell Emergency Operations Center’s AtHoc system delivers notifications via email, text, phone calls and social media about severe weather and other emergencies. EOC officials strongly encourage people to register for AtHoc to be alerted of emergency situations. In the Fort Campbell portal, located on the installations’ Intranet home page, users who have not yet registered with the AtHoc system will see a pop-up notification. Once the user clicks on the notification, a series of slides will be made available to walk the user through the registration process, ensuring that setup is quick, easy and accurate. While registration requires a CAC, Family members may also be added to the system by the CAC holder. Registration for the mass-notification system is a pertinent step in ensuring the safety of the entire installation.
SOCIAL MEDIA IMPERSONATION
The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command warns that scammers are claiming online to be U.S. Soldiers. Unbeknown to the Soldier, an online scammer uses the Soldier’s name and available social media photos to perpetrate a crime. Online scammers also are impersonating Army civilians and contractors. Scammer capitalize on the trustworthy reputation of individuals associated with the Army. By monitoring your social media identity, you can protect your Army Family and your reputation. For more information, visit ww.cid.army.mil/701st.html#sec6.
PEER MEDIATION PROGRAM
Fort Campbell High School is offering a peer mediation program that will be conducted by trained student-mediators, to help their peers safely resolve conflict. For more information, call 270-640-1219.
SPOUSES’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The Fort Campbell Spouses’ Club is awarding their 2018-19 scholarships. Family members of active-duty Soldiers stationed at Fort Campbell are eligible to apply. Applicants must live in the Fort Campbell area and have a military ID. Application deadline will be Sunday. For applications, visit fortcampbellspousesclub.com. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the National Guard and reserves are now eligible to be Campbell Crossing residents. To apply visit, www.campbellcrossingllc.com. To schedule a tour call, 888-860-6847, or visit the leasing office, 850 Georgia Avenue.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office announces its fifth annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone campaign. This statewide initiative is designed to increase seatbelt and child passenger safety restrain usage through implementation of occupant-protection programs, public events and checkpoints throughout local communities across Tennessee. The S.A.F.E. campaign continues through Aug. 1. For more information, visit tntrafficsafety.org.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Tennova Hospice grief support group meets 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at 311 Landrum Place, Clarksville. For more information, call 931-552-9551.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Drive, hosts a free beginner’s genealogy class 10-11 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. For more information, call 931-648-8826.
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.
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.
MONTHLY STEEL SHOOTING MATCH
Monthly steel shooting match is the first Saturday of each month at Range 16. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and a safety briefing at 9 a.m. The events are open to ages 13 and older. All youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Handgun, holster and additional magazines are required. Centerfire pistol calibers only. No rimfire. The cost is $20 for the first gun and $10 for additional guns. For more information, call 270-798-5579.