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Civilian Employees seek leave donations
The following Appropriated Fund employees have been accepted in the Leave Recipient Program: Robert Miner, Nichole Upton, Debbie Sibley, Katharine Tuliau, Jose Duque, Amanda Handy, Linda Moran, Denise Bush and Christina Robinson, all of MEDDAC; Donald Paige, Patrick Kenney and Sean O’Brien, Directorate of Public Works; George Kirby, Logistics Readiness Center; and Nelly Gutierrez, DENTAC.

Appropriated Fund employees who wish to donate annual leave should complete an OPM 630A, Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program, and forward it to the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, Bldg. 10720, for processing.

Army Community Service staff celebrates birthday
The Army Community Service staff will celebrate the agency's 51st birthday the best way they know how - with cake! Members of the Fort Drum community are invited to join the staff for cake beginning at 11 a.m. Monday at ACS, Bldg. 4330. 

Warrant Officer Association meets monthly at Fort Drum
The Thousand Island Warrant Officer Association meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the last Wednesday of every month at the Commons. For more information, call Chief Warrant Officer 3 Katherine Ixtlahauc at (315) 772-5799.

Civilian Employees will be recognized at luncheon
The Civilians of the Quarter Luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28, in the Commons Ballroom, hosted by Fort Drum MEDDAC.

Nominees from each directorate will be recognized as well as an overall Civilian of the Quarter in each of four categories: General Schedule 1-8, including Nonappropriated Fund equivalents; General Schedule 9-12, including NAF equivalents; Supervisory and Wage Grade.

Menu choices are pulled pork barbecue and chicken Caesar salad.
Tickets will be sold for $9 per person through Monday at the Commons business office. No tickets will be sold at the door.

American Red Cross to conduct blood drive
The Fort Drum Station of the American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive, sponsored by the Light Fighters School, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 3-5 in the USO, Bldg. 10502, South Riva Ridge Loop.
For more informatio

n or to make an appointment, call the American Red Cross at (315) 772-6561 or 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Appointments are encouraged and appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome.

MEDDAC / DENTAC Golf League officials plan scholarship tournament
The Fort Drum MEDDAC / DENTAC Golf League will host the first Swing a Club for Scholarships captain and crew golf event Aug. 21 at Willowbrook Golf Club, Watertown.

Four-man teams will play 18 holes of golf beginning at 10 a.m. Teams may sign up at the club house by Aug. 14. Cost is $50 per person, which includes a chicken barbecue dinner. For guests attending the dinner only, the cost is $20. Money raised will help fund a scholarship for MEDDAC / DENTAC.

For more information, contact Laura Wallace at (757) 286-1148.

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