Community Events - July 17

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE -- Healthcare Council meeting --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.

Helping with horses
Hebron Arabian stables will be training on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. for the Sept. 14-15 Equine Olympics."Help is need with with warm up, stables, and other equine-related activities.

For more information or to volunteer, call Bonnie at 763-6273.

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. 

Energy tip  of the week
Water wisely. The average lawn is watered up to three times more than is necessary for a healthy, green yard. Adjust sprinklers to avoid watering the pavement and avoid watering when rain is in the forecast. Hand water dry spots rather than watering the entire lawn.