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All classes or events will be held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center (Building 500) unless otherwise specified. For more information, or to register for a class or event, please call 963-4406.
National Volunteer Week
This year, Team Charleston would like to say thanks to our Volunteers while we "Celebrate Volunteerism" during National Volunteer Week, April 21 - 27, 2013.
An "Ace That Interview!" class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn interviewing techniques by practicing with expert coaching.
A class on "The Art of Blending Two Families" will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants will learn to understand blended family issues, common complaints from adults and kids, stages of adjustment, characteristics of a successfully blended family, household rules and discipline, establishing new traditions, and things to do and not to do. Couples only.
A "Creating your High School Resume" workshop will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Participants will learn how to build your resume from classes, activities, and skills.
A "Smooth Move" workshop will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Learn from experts how to prepare and PCS smoothly.
A "What's Your Score? Credit Know-How" class will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Whether you want to build, maintain or fix your credit score, this class will cover every aspect of credit reports and credit scoring.
An "Unleash the Power of a Budget!" class will be held from 12 to1 p.m. Learn to create a budget and see how it can help you reach your financial goals!
Mandatory TAP pre-separation briefings will be provided for separatees from 8 to11 a.m. and for retirees from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Per Public Law 107-103, in the case of anticipated retirement, retiring service members can receive pre-separation counseling up to 24 months prior to DOS. And a separating service member can receive pre-separation counseling up to 12 months prior to DOS. This is the first step in the process to making you "career ready" to leave the service; and this briefing/counseling is required prior to attending the TAP GPS Workshop.
An "Exceptional Family Member Program Support Group" meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. EFMP enrolled members are invited to join us.
Key Spouse Orientation Training for new Key Spouses will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
A Workshop for Department of Veteran Affairs Disability Claims will be held from 8 a.m. to noon. The VA representative will cover VA claims and filing process. VA One-on-One Disability Claims Assistance will be provided from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Members (who do not have a copy of their medical records) must sign an authorization letter (authorizing the VA representative to obtain your medical records) at the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base Clinic's Family Practice section. This letter must be signed no later than Monday of the week's Friday VA One-on-One Assistance that you plan to attend.
In accordance with Sexual Assault Prevention Month, a "Take Back the Night" candle lit vigil, walk will be held at 7:30 p.m. Participants will meet at the base flagpole to kick off the event. Everyone is invited, if you have any questions, please contact Lori Baughman at 963-2744 or email email@example.com.