Fourth at Fort Cancelled
After extensive discussion and a decision that’s consistent with Fort Lee’s COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, the annual Fort Lee Independence Day celebration planned for this year has been canceled.
Community members who choose to participate in such activities off-post are reminded to take precautions such as the wearing of face masks seriously. As a reminder, also, the use of personally procured fireworks, including sparklers, on the installation is prohibited.
Kenner Plans Organization Day Closure
Kenner Army Health Clinic, Mosier Consolidated Troop Medical Clinic, Troop Medical Clinic 1 and all ancillary services including the pharmacy will close at noon, June 26, for staff to participate in organization day activities. All services will resume normal hours of operation June 29.
To schedule appointments, call 1-866-533-5242. For after-hours care, call the nurse advice line at 1-800-TRICARE and choose option 1. For an emergency, go to the nearest emergency room or call 9-1-1.
Kids Can Bowl Free at TenStrike
TenStrike Bowling and Entertainment Center invites children to register for free games through the National Kids Bowl Free program.
When TenStrike reopens, children can bowl two free games each weekday at the bowling center, located on C Avenue. To register visit www.kidsbowlfree.com. This program is for kids 16 years of age and younger and runs through Aug. 28.
For more information, call 804-734-6860.
LRC to Conduct Annual Inventory
The Fort Lee Logistics Readiness Supply and Service Division warehouse – buildings 6242/6243 – will be closed to conduct a 100-percent inventory July 13-17.
Customers are asked to complete all turn-ins by noon, July 10. Normal operations will resume July 20. For more information, call 804-734-5246.
Kenner Adjusts Hours for July 4 Weekend
All Kenner Army Health Clinic facilities and ancillary services will be closed July 3 in observance of Independence Day.
The KAHC main clinic and Mosier Consolidated Troop Medical Clinic 2 will re-open for normal operating hours and services July 6. TMC 1 will be closed for the training holiday. 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 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Farmers Markets Open in Area
A number of farmers markets are open in the area offering fruits, vegetables, plants, baked goods, a variety of meats and seafood and more. Online ordering also is available.
The Prince George Famers Market is open Saturdays, 8 a.m. - noon, except for July 4, at Scott Park Pavilion, 6605 Courts Dr. For more information, visit www.princegeorgecountyva.gov/farmersmarket. The River City Market is open Saturdays, 9 a.m. - noon, 30 River St., Petersburg. For details, visit riverstreetmarket.com. The Colonial Heights Farmers Market is open Saturdays, 9 a.m. - noon, at 2600 Boulevard. For details, visit www.facebook.com/colonialheightsfarmersmarket. The Chesterfield County Farmers Market is open on Wednesdays, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Chesterfield County Government Complex, near 6607 Mimms Loop. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/CFitFarmersMarket.
AAFES Sweepstakes Features Gift Card Prizes
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service will award $4,750 in Exchange gift cards to authorized shoppers during the Big League Chew Bubble Gum sweepstakes through June 30.
The first-through-third prizes are a $2,500 Exchange gift card, a $1,500 Exchange gift card and $750 Exchange gift card, respectively. To enter, visit ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes.
No purchase is necessary to enter or win.