Community Events July 24

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Better your chances
A Federal Employment seminar from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on July 26 at the Airman and Family Resource Center provides valuable information on applying for federal jobs. For those tackling a resume, the Resume Basics class on from 9 to 11 a.m. on Aug. 2 at the center helps present skills to employers Individual appointments are also available for job search information.

Call 784-4228 to make a reservation.

Everybody into the pool
The Hearts Apart Pool Party for families of deployed and remote members will be from noon to 2 p.m. on July 28.

Call 784-4228 for more information or to sign up for this popular activity.

Smooth Move reduces the stress
Smooth Move from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on July 31 at the Airman and Family Resources Center brings in experts who will help make you Permanent Change of Station move more stress free. Learn about benefits and entitlements to make this move as easy as possible! Both spouses should attend. Call 784-4228

Veterans' bennies
The Veterans Administration Benefits Seminar is from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 31 at the Airman and Family Resource Center. The seminar acquaints separating and retiring members with the services available through the VA and helps with the application process for applying benefits. In addition, there are mandatory briefings for Airmen separating or retiring.

Call 784-4228 for more information.

Fix your pet
A spay and neutering program in Clovis on July 25-27 provides free spaying or neutering for pets for people meeting certain criteria. The criteria includes receiving assistance through one of several government programs including programs such as WIC, food stamps, Medicaid, Unemployment Insurance. Appointments are booking fast. Call 769-3430.

As many as six volunteers are needed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on those days to move pets to and from the kennels.

Call Jean Cole at 784-4228 to sign up.

A helping hand
Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 28 to sell raffle tickets to benefit the program. The event will be at the True Value Hardware store on "D" Street in Portales from 0800 in two-hour two hour shifts.

Call Daniel Gould at 749-0275 to volunteer.

HealthCare Council meets
The Community Healthcare Council meets at 4 p.m. on August 8 at The Landing.
All 27th Medical Group beneficiaries are invited to attend. The Community Healthcare Council is a forum for the 27th Medical Group to interact with beneficiaries and provide information on medical services, medical group events and the latest health benefit information, along with a forum for feedback to the 27th Medical Group.

School and sports physicals
The 27th Medical Group will conduct school and sports physicals from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. on Aug. 11 Students and sports participants can register by calling Central Appointments at 784-2778 or 1-888-544-2778.

For more information, call 784-4078.

No trespassing
Trespassing on the 27th Security Forces Squadrons' Combat Arms firing range is illegal.

For access or more information, call Tech. Sgt. Grantlon Stewart at 784-2818.

Viper Volunteers sought
Do you know outstanding volunteers at Cannon? If so, consider recognizing their efforts through the Viper Volunteer Award program. Selected nominees receive a 27th Fighter Wing coin and recognition for their efforts. For more information, contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 784-4228.

Volunteer recognition
Airmen who participated in the tornado cleanup should submit their name, rank, squadron and contact information to Jean Cole at jean.cole@cannon.af.mil.

Pre-separation counseling
Airmen considering separating or retiring within the next year must attend pre-separation counseling at the Airman and Family Readiness Center before attending the Transition Assistance Program Seminar (TAPS).

For an appointment, call 784-4228

For more information on these items, call 784-2439. For more information on base housing pest control issues, call 784-8363.

Just say no to bug zappers
In accordance with Department of Defense Instruction 4150.7, DoD Pest Management Program, outdoor electronic pest control equipment and insect surveillance devices are not authorized for use by anyone other than trained personnel in Military Family Housing. These items include but are not limited to bug zappers, propane operated mosquito traps and ultrasonic repellents.