Health Benefits Fair Set for Nov. 20   

The Fort Lee Civilian Personnel Advisory Center will host an Open Season Health Benefits Fair Nov. 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Liberty Chapel, corner of Mahone and C Avenues.

The event is in conjunction with the 2019 Federal Employee Health Benefits Open Season, Nov. 11 – Dec. 9. Representatives from medical, dental and eye insurance companies will be present to answer questions concerning their programs.

For further details, call 804-765-0634.

 

Mahone Avenue Gate Closed

Mahone Avenue Gate is closed to allow for the scheduled installation of an overhead canopy to shield security personnel and incoming traffic from the elements.

Lee Avenue Gate hours have been extended – 5 a.m. - 11 p.m., weekdays and 8 a.m. - 11 p.m., weekends – until the Mahone project is completed on-or-about Dec. 24. Furthermore, in order to accommodate increased traffic at the Lee Gate and reduce backups along Route 460, an extra access lane routed through the Visitor Control Center parking area will be in operation on regular workday mornings.

 

Kenner Announces Holiday Weekend Schedule

Kenner Army Health Clinic and Mosier Consolidated Troop Medical Clinic 1 will be open Nov. 8 (training holiday) for patient care. Troop Medical Clinic 2 will be closed that day. All clinic facilities and services will be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

To schedule appointments, call 1-866-533-5242. To request authorization to visit an urgent care center after-hours or when the clinic is closed, call the nurse advice line at 1-800-TRICARE and choose option 1.

For an emergency, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. 

Exchange Toy Books Now Available

The 2019 Toy Book is available through the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.

The book features the hottest toys for children of all ages such as Sesame Street Love to Hug Elmo, Disney Frozen 2 Arendelle Castle, Fortnite Battle Bus Play Set, Blume Doll and others. In addition, there are several Exchange sweepstakes open to authorized shoppers including a chance to win one-of-eight popular toys through Nov. 27 and an opportunity to have an entire MILITARY STAR® card balance paid in full from Nov. 1 - Dec. 31.  

To enter these sweepstakes, visit www.shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes.

Tax Center Seeks Volunteers

The Fort Lee Tax Assistance Center is seeking volunteers to prepare federal and state returns throughout the upcoming tax season.

No experience is necessary. Free training is provided including the use of the Tax Center’s software program Tax Slayer. Volunteers are being sought for various administrative positions, as well. Slots are open for retirees, family members and others. The center will be open from January to mid-May in building 5209, 20th Street. It offers free tax help to military ID cardholders

For further details, call 804-765-2283 or email stuart.a.hamm.mil@mail.mil.

Gift Cards up for Grabs in Football Sweepstakes

Ten Army and Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can each win a $500 Exchange gift card by entering the Unilever NCAA Football Sweepstakes thru Oct. 31.

To learn more about the contest and submit an entry, visit www.shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes.  The winners will be notified on or about Nov. 8. As with all Exchange sweepstakes, no purchase is necessary and shoppers must be at least 18 years old to enter.

Look for many more opportunities to win throughout the upcoming holiday season.