Kenner Adjusts Schedule for Columbus Weekend

Kenner Army Health Clinic and Troop Medical Clinic 2 will be open Oct. 11 (training holiday) for patient care. Mosier Consolidated Troop Medical Clinic 1 will be closed that day. All clinic facilities and services will be closed Oct. 14 in observance of Columbus 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.

Yoga Classes Move to Strength Performance Center

From Oct. 11 - Nov. 27, Iyengar Yoga classes will move to the Strength Performance Center to allow for the painting of its current location – the fitness room in MacLaughlin Fitness Center.

The classes will continue to be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:15 - 6:30 p.m., led by Diana Martinez. Participants should sign-up and pay for classes at the SPC. The fee is $5 per class or $25 for a series of activities. No registration is necessary.

Exchange Offers Special Deals for Energy Action Month

During National Energy Action Month, Army and Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can save on a variety of energy-efficient products in-store and at

From Oct. 18-24, shoppers can save $650 on an LG Smart Wi-Fi-enabled French door refrigerator and $400 off a LG ultra-large capacity Smart WiFi-enabled front-load washer and Steam-Dryer set. From Oct. 25-31, shoppers can receive 50 percent off select Greeni smart bulbs and 20 percent off select Greeni smart plugs.

Visit the Exchange for more discounts.


CWF Plans Series of Activities to Celebrate Civilians

Fort Lee’s Civilian Welfare Fund will hold several events to recognize the civilian workforce on post.

On Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m., a free Civilian Recognition Luncheon will take place at the Lee Club. John Hall, deputy to the CASCOM and Fort Lee commanding general, will be the guest speaker. Register before Oct. 15 by calling 804-765-7365 or 734-6893. On Oct. 23, 1-3 p.m., free Kona Ice will be available at several locations on-post. Also a free creative canvas painting session is set for 5:30 p.m., at the Lee Theater. Call 804-734-6137 to register.

On Oct. 24, beginning at 11:30 a.m., civilian employees can receive a free chicken sandwich, chips and water at a drive-thru event in the parking lot behind the Bloom Building, Battle Drive.


Federal Employee Meeting Scheduled for Oct. 16

Petersburg Chapter 28 for National Active and Retired Federal Employees will hold its monthly meeting Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m., at the Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, 1769 S. Sycamore Street, Petersburg.

A representative from Anthem Blue Cross will speak about changes to its health care plan for 2019. Retirees and active employees from all federal agencies are invited to attend this meeting, as well as spouses, annuitants and guests. 

For other details, call 804-861-8251.

Holiday Sweepstakes Features $5K Prizes

Authorized Army and Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can win one of five $5,000 cash prizes by entering the Home for the Holidays sweepstakes before Oct. 24.

Shoppers who use their MILITARY STAR card twice at the Exchange and twice at the Commissary will automatically be entered in the sweepstakes. The winners will be announced on or about Nov. 24.

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