FMWR Seeks Input Through Customer Survey

Family and MWR is asking community members to participate in an online survey to share their thoughts regarding its programs, activities and services on-post. The survey covers various topics including additional childcare opportunities, 24-hour gym access, concerts and more. Participants have a chance for prizes ranging from $25-$200 for completed assessments. The URL is lee.armymwr.com/promos/customer-needs-survey.

After completing the questionnaire, see the instruction to take a screen shot of the “done/thank you for completing our survey” notice and email it to fmwrfortlee@gmail.com to be entered into the prize drawing.

 

Alterations Suspended at PXtra

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service has suspended uniform measuring at the PXtra until April 9 or until further directed.

The suspension is in response to a directive from Army TACOM. The decision does not affect tailoring on garments already taken for alterations. For special/emergency situations, Soldiers and unit leaders can reach out to Eric Desveaux at desveaux@aafes.com or Nancy Seymore at seymoren@aafes.com.

Units can coordinate appointments after April 9 by emailing Seymore.   

Theater Group Postpones Shows to Next Season

The Theater Company at Fort Lee has re-scheduled “Frozen Jr.” and “Kiss Me Kate” to its next season.

These were the final shows of the 2019-2020 season. “Frozen Jr.,” was set for March 13-22 and “Kiss Me Kate” was scheduled for May 15-31. The group understands this is disappointing news for its loyal patrons and offers assurances that the decision was the best option for social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

For additional information, email info@leeplayhouse.com or call 804-734-6629.

 

Hunt Launches ‘Little Heroes’ Program

In recognition of April’s Month of the Military Child observance, Hunt Military Communities has launched the inaugural “Hunt Little Heroes” program.

One child in each military community will be selected as a “Little Hero” and be honored as the “Hero of the Day” during a celebratory event. The program is open to children of all military families. Applicants must be between the ages of 4-15 during April. Entries must be received by April 20.

For more information and submission guidelines, visit huntlittleheroes.org.

 

Students Invited to Enter Rewards of Caring Contest

Ten military family members in sixth - 12th grades have a chance to win a $2,000 scholarship through the Army and Air Force Exchange Service Rewards of Caring Essay Contest, co-sponsored by Unilever, through April 30.

To enter, students with a 2.5 or higher grade-point average should submit an essay of 500 words or less explaining their involvement in volunteer service projects and why their community is important to them. Entries must be mailed with a postmark no later than May 1 and received by May 15.  The essays should be sent to Exchange Rewards of Caring Scholarship 2020 Spring Contest, P.O. Box 7778, Melville, NY 11775-7778.

For an entry form and other details, visit www.operationintouch.com.

 

DeCA Page Could Resolve Dinner Dilemma

The Defense Commissary Agency has a “Thinking Outside the Box” webpage offering a special collection of recipes that are quick and easy to prepare, healthy, and economical.

Each recipe features a key nutrient recommended in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The site also features tips and suggestions for using leftovers to create additional snacks and meals.

 Visit the website at www.commissaries.com/healthy-living/healthy-eats.

  

CIF to Conduct Annual Inventory

The Central Issue Facility and Supply Support Activity will be closed to conduct a 100-percent inventory June 8-12.

Customers are asked to complete all immediate-need transactions prior to the closure. Normal operations will resume June 15. Emergencies will be handled on a case-by-case basis by contacting Cedric Capers at 804-734-3575 or cedric.j.capers.ctr@mail.mil or Darius Nicholson at 734-3062 or darius.l.nicholson.civ@mail.mil. No class turns-ins or issues will be handled. There will be an individual stationed at the south “exit only” door of building 1603 for emergency assistance.

For other details, call 804-734-3062 or 734-4675.