The Adventure Challenge is scheduled from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Base Park. Four-person teams will compete in trivia, basketball, Frisbee golf, softball, soccer and more. Register at the Bradley Fitness Center no later than Sept. 11. For more information, call 580-213-6639 or 213-7948.
Vance is celebrating the 72nd Anniversary of the U.S. Air Force with a Community Ball scheduled at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, in the Stride Bank Center in Enid. For more information, go to www.airforceball.com. For information on military ticket sales, go to www.baseconnect.com/vance.
Ticket cost is rank specific:
E1-E4, GS1-GS4, Cadets -- $25
E5-E6 -- $35
E7-E8, GS5-GS6, NAF employees -- $45
O1-O3, GS7-GS11, Honorary Commanders -- $50
O4-O5, GS12+ -- $60
E-9, O6+ -- $70
Community Tickets -- $85
The American Red Cross is holding a Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13, at the Community Chapel Activity Center. The need for blood donations is constant. To schedule your donation appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code “Vance AFB”. For more information, contact 1st Lt. Caleb Arrington, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1-800-RedCross to schedule your appointment.
The American Legion Veteran Affairs services officer is scheduled to be on base from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13, in the Retirees Activity Office. For more information and to set up an appointment, call 580-213-7859 and leave a message.
The annual Vance-Enid golf tournament is scheduled at 8 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Oakwood Country Club. The tournament is open to all military folks at Vance. Local military retirees and veterans are invited, space permitting. Teams will be composed of military and local community members. Sign up in person at the Retirees Activity Office, Room 102, Building 200. For more information, contact George Pankonin, 580-747-1323.
A representative from Indiana Wesleyan University is scheduled to visit Vance from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Education Office, Building 314. Also scheduled to visit Vance are: Drury University, Oct. 8; Oklahoma State University, Oct. 10; Waldorf University, Nov. 5. For more information, contact the Education Office, 580-213-5155 or Terra.email@example.com.
Family Housing has scheduled a yard sale for residents from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. Residents of Hunt Housing can set up at their homes for the sale. See attachment. All Team Vance is invited to attend the yard sale. For more information, contact Hunt Housing at 580-234-0498.
September is National Preparedness Month. The Vance Emergency Management office is hosting a “Preparedness” booth from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on various dates and locations around the base. This week’s schedule is: Clinic, Sept. 10; Exchange, Sept. 11; Commissary, Sept. 12. For more information, contact Airman 1st Class Kiyana Horne, 580-213-6470.
The Airman & Family Readiness Center is offering a federal employment class from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sept. 18 and 25. The class is open to all service members, spouses, future spouses, civil service employees and veterans. Class attendees should create an account on USAJobs.gov prior to the start of class. Bring a personal laptop and lunch. For more information and to register, call 580-213-6330.
The movies and show times this week at the PDC Free Theater (Movie schedule subject to change):
“Anna,” R, 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13;
“Dark Phoenix,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14;
“Spider-Man: Far From Home,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14;
“Ma,” R, 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14;
“Men in Black: International,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 15.
Popcorn, candy, sodas, adult beverages and water available for purchase.
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