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Domestic Violence presentation
A presentation Barbara LaWall, Pima County Attorney, entitled "Stopping Domestic Violence in Pima County" is scheduled to be held Oct. 21 from 11:00-12:00pm at the Officer's Club. She will speak about the court's response to domestic violence, the work of the Domestic Violence Task Force, the Victim Witness Program, and other issues. Please RSVP at 228- 2101 for both the presentation and the lunch as seating is limited.

Fire prevention
Stop, drop and roll if your clothes catch fire! Don't run! Roll over and over until the flames are out.

The American Institute of Kenpo proudly offers tuition-free training to all active-duty military personnel. Kenpo Karate is a comprehensive system of modern self-defense and fitness. At the American Institute of Kenpo, they offer programs appropriate for students at all fitness levels, designed to improve coordination, strength and flexibility. The foundation of Karate is self defense, but you'll find training in Kenpo offers you many benefits: Self-Confidence, Self- Esteem, Self- Discipline, Achieve Goals, Physical Fitness and Reduced Stress. Adult classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7-8pm. Enrollment entitles you to two classes per week. 

American Institute of Kenpo has three locations:
7038 E. Broadway Blvd. * Phone 520-296-8484
7320 N. La Cholla Blvd. Suite 164 * Phone 520-744-9004
9431 E. 22nd Street Suite 161 * Phone 520-298-9805

Donate men and women's dress shoes
Wanted men and women's dress shoes for students in the Gridley Middle School Band and Orchestra Programs. To donate dress shoes, please e-mail phillip.switzer@tusd1.org.

Waiting Warriors
Waiting Warriors offers support for spouses before, during and after deployment in addition to a children's program called "What about me." Waiting Warriors and "What about me," meets every other Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Hope Chapel. For more information, call Tammie at 228-5411 or e-mail WaitingWarriors@yahoo.com.

Other Health Insurance
All retired military personnel and dependents must complete a DD Form 2569, which are available at all medical clinic reception areas and at the clinic/base exchange pharmacies. The Department of Defense still requires annual completion of the form even if Medicare or TRICARE are the only insurance providers. This form must be updated annually or whenever insurance information changes. For more information regarding the Third Party Collection Program call 228-1564.

Quit Smoking
Want to quit smoking? Check out this website: http://www.ucanquit2.com
For more information about D-M tobacco cessation programs, contact Laurie Krupski at
laurie.krupski@dm.af.mil or 228-2294.

D-Bar-M Saddle Club
Open to all active duty, retired, reserve military personnel and dependents of all military branches, spouses and Department of Defense employees employed on D-M. The facility provides opportunities for members to ride utilizing three riding arena's, a trail obstacle, three round pens, and one quarantine round pen as well as trail access. For more information, e-mail: dbarmsaddleclub@yahoo.com.

USDA Child & Adult Care Food Program
Meals will be made available to enrolled children at no separate charge. Any person who believes that he/she has been discriminated against in any USDA related activity should write immediately to: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building 14th and Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964. 

Lunch-time Bible study
Bring your lunch and Bible's and study God's word. Held every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the 355th AMXS Conference Room, Bldg. 4810.

Protestant youth group
A new protestant youth group is being formed for teens in seventh through 12th grade. Meetings are held every Sunday at the Youth Center from 3 p.m.