DMV Service Center Taking Appointments

The DMV Customer Service Center here has reopened, but it is only offering by-appointment assistance to those with authorized access to Fort Lee under HPCON-Charlie guidelines. The service center is located in the Soldier Support Center, Room 118, 1401 B Ave.

Transactions requiring in-person assistance include original driver’s licenses and identification cards, original titles, original vehicle registrations, disabled parking permits and vital records. Most other services can be accomplished online at dmv.virginia.gov.

Customers are required to wear face coverings and follow social distancing protocols. To schedule an appointment, visit vadmvappointments.as.me/FortLee.

Kenner Facilities Closed on Labor Day

Kenner Army Health Clinic and Troop Medical Clinics 1 and 2 will be open with normal business hours for patient care on the Sept. 4 military training holiday. All clinics and services will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Sept 7.

To schedule appointments, call 1-866-533-5242. To request an authorization to visit an urgent care center, call the nurse advice line at 1-800-TRICARE and choose option 1. For medical emergencies, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

 

Liberty Chapel Group Hosts Backpack Giveaway

The Liberty Chapel Gospel Service is organizing a community backpack and school supply giveaway. Distribution is tentatively scheduled for Sept. 11. 

The targeted recipients are military members, E-7 and below. The giveaway is for those with a child attending kindergarten - 12th grades. Those interested in receiving the school items must contact Chaplain (Capt.) Kimberly Ingram at kimberly.m.ingram5.mil@mail.mil or Spc. Lenica Lomeli at lenica.j.lomeli.mil@mail.mil or 804-765-8012. 

The deadline to request a backpack and school supplies is Sept. 8. Community donations are welcome.

 

Run for Fallen Will Be Virtual

Community members on- and off-post are invited to take part in a virtual Run for the Fallen event Sept. 12-13.

The online observance hosted by ACS Survivor Outreach Services will honor fallen heroes and their family members and friends who survive them. Participants can run or walk during the two days where they live or along a 5K route on post featuring photographs of fallen military service members on display. Race bibs, a run route map and other details are available at lee.armymwr.com/programs/virtualrunforthefallen.

A command group leader and Gold Star Father Robert Fitzgerald will kick off the event with remarks Sept. 12, 10 a.m. To view the ceremony and find other information, visit www.facebook.com/events/326475065166801

Payday Golf Scramble Set for Sept. 18

A Payday Scramble is set for Sept. 18, 10 a.m., at the Cardinal Golf Club.

The four-person tournament is open to all eligible players. The entry fee is $25 for members, $35 for active duty military and $50 for all others. The cost includes golf, a cart, box lunch, beverages and prizes. Paid registration is required by Sept. 16; there is a $5 surcharge for those paying after the deadline.

For more information, call 804-734-2899.

Signup Underway for G.I. Jane Challenge

The G.I. Jane Challenge – a one-day outdoor competition for women with skeet shooting, archery, mountain biking and rock wall climbing – is scheduled for Sept. 26, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., starting at Outdoor Recreation, building 15014, 5th Street.

This competition is open to military members and their spouses, government civilians and contractors. The entry fee is $45. All equipment is provided.  Participants should bring their own lunch, snacks and water bottles. Registration is required by Sept. 25.

For more information, call 804-765-2212 or 765-2059.

Spotting Difference Can Net $100 Exchange Prize

One hundred authorized shoppers will each win $100 in prizes during the Army and Air Force Exchange Service Spot the Difference Photo Contest though Sept. 10.

To take part, people should view images of two backpacks on  www.facebook.com/shopmyexchange/posts/10157832882122756  or https://publicaffairs-sme.com/Community/2020/08/21/pg-spot-the-difference-sweepstakes. Then, they should write down the seven differences between them, take a photo of the answers and submit the entry to ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes.

The 100 winners will each receive a backpack filled with Procter and Gamble products including cleaning and personal hygiene supplies and a $50 Exchange gift card.