Main Clinic Lab Area to Reopen July 15

Kenner Army Health Clinic’s renovated laboratory and radiology departments are scheduled to reopen inside the main building on July 15, 1 p.m.

The move from the temporary location in building 8202 will take place July 11-15. Laboratory services will be offered to patients in the KAHC Family Medicine Clinic during this time.  Daily laboratory hours will remain the same. During the return move, beneficiaries are encouraged to verify where they should report to avoid confusion. Both departments will continue their operating hours of 6 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday.

For other details, call 804-734-9118.

Back-to-School Layaway Available

To help parents with tight back-to-school shopping budgets, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service has opened its layaway program to computers, tablets, iPads and more through Aug. 31. Authorize shoppers are reminded that a $3 service fee and 15 percent deposit are required to place electronics items on layaway.

For further details, talk to an associate at the Exchange customer service counter.

 

On-Post Child Care Requires Certification

Fort Lee Child and Youth Services reminds individuals they must be certified as a Family Care Provider if they look after children other than their own in their government-owned or leased home on-post on a regular basis in excess of 10 hours per week.

CYS offers free training to qualified individuals leading to certification to become a FCP.  Certification is not required for parents, guardians or relatives of the child.

For more information, call 804-765-3850.  

 

Registration Underway for Mighty Pen Project

Registration is open for the fall semester of “The Mighty Pen Project,” a free Virginia War Memorial seminar for veterans and active duty personnel who wish to learn how to chronicle their military experiences.

The three-month program will meet one night a week beginning Sept. 18, 6:30-9 p.m., at the VWM in Richmond. Veterans and their supporters will attend collegiate-level creative writing classes with a goal of providing support they need to effectively tell the stories of their choosing.

For registration and further details, visit vawarmemorial.org/programs-services/mighty-pen-project.

AAFES Contest Features $500 Gift Card Prizes

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service will award 30 shoppers a $500 gift card during the From the Field to Your Family sweepstakes through Aug. 1.

Authorized patrons, age 18 and older, may enter the sweepstakes at shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes. No purchase is necessary to enter or win.

Wellness Day at Lee VTF

The Fort Lee Veterinary Treatment Facility will host a walk-in Wellness Day July 20, 8 a.m. - noon, building 11025, 38th Street.

Services will include wellness exams, vaccines, microchips, heartworm tests, and fecal tests. Those not registered in the system will need to bring vaccination records and other pertinent medical information.

For additional details, call 804-734-2446.

 

CIF to Conduct Annual Inventory

The Central Issue Facility and Supply Support Activity will be closed to conduct a 100-percent inventory Aug. 19-23.

Customers are asked to complete all immediate-need transactions prior to the closure. Normal operations will resume Aug. 26. 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. 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.