Boot collection: The Fort Hood Fisher House is collecting 3,500 pairs of combat boots to honor all service members killed in combat since 2001. The boots will line the route of the Remembrance Run on Nov. 1 at Fort Hood. The 17 killed in the Nov. 5, 2009, and the April 2 post shootings, also will be remembered. Drop off donations at Old Navy in Harker Heights, The Texas Outpost in Copperas Cove, on post Green Beans coffee locations and Fort Hood Fisher House. The Fisher House asks donors to lace up the boots individually and place a small empty water bottle upside down in each one. Small American flags also are welcome. For more information, email Theresa Johnson at email@example.com. To register for the race, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ft-hood-fisher-5k-house-hero-remembrance-run-walk-or-roll-2014-tickets-11791114541.
Roller Derby Recreation League: Come out and join the Fort Hood Hell on Wheels All Girl Roller Derby Recreation League. The league is free to join and is open to female DOD ID card holders age 16 and older. Those younger than 18 must have a legal guardian present at all times. Skaters are required to provide their own equipment. The league meets from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Health Promotions Aerobics and Skating Center, Building 324 on 37th Street. All skill levels accommodated. Call 254-285-5372.
Through July 18
Warrior Open: The George W. Bush Presidential Center is accepting applications for the fourth Warrior Open. Applications for the October tournament at Colinas Country Club in Dallas must be submitted at www.bushcenter.org/warrioropen by July 18. Applicants must have been seriously injured in the war on terror during post 9/11 combat; be active-duty, retired or honorably discharged; provide a valid GHIN number verifying a Golf Handicap Index of 20 or below; and submit all application requirements by the deadline.
Support Group: Open to any kind of trauma survivors and caregivers. Hosted by Darnall Department of Ministry and Pastoral Care, the group meets from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Darnall chapel. Call Chaplain S.R. Handy at 254-288-8849 or 254-288-8850.
Color Run Independence Day 5k Run/Walk: The Color Run, popularly known as the “Happiest 5k on the Planet,” was founded to promote healthiness and happiness by bringing communities together. Race begins at 8 a.m. at Harvey Functional Fitness Center on 73rd Street and Old Ironsides Avenue. Free to all DOD ID card holders and open to all ages. Strollers welcome. Show up at the starting line in white and finish plastered in color. After participants complete the course, they will get another chance to “show their colors” at the post-5k finish line festival, which includes music, dancing and massive color throws. Call 254-285-5459 or go to www.hoodmwr.com/running_events/register/index.html.
Just Stressed Out: Support group for female spouses or caregivers of service members with post-traumatic stress disorder, active-duty female service members or veterans with PTSD. Meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at 717 N. Fourth St., Suite B in Killeen. Park in the Bell County Human Services lot. Contact Maureen Jouett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support Group: Open to soldiers, veterans and caregivers impacted by PTSD. Hosted by Darnall Department of Ministry and Pastoral Care, the group meets from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Darnall chapel. Call Chaplain S.R. Handy at 254-288-8849 or 288-8850.
The Courses of Clear Creek, Building 52381 on Battalion Avenue at Clear Creek Road, is hosting the following events. Call 254-287-4130.
Every Tuesday: Ladies get twilight green fees and 10 percent off all in-stock women’s apparel purchases.
July 7-13: Bring your Daughter to the Golf Course Week at The Courses of Clear Creek. Free green fees to junior girls accompanied by a paying adult from 1 p.m. to dusk each day during the event week. For each round of golf played, “little ladies” will be given an entry form for a drawing at the end of the week. Age-appropriate prizes will be given out in three categories: 3-7, 8-12 and 13-17.
July 8-10, 15-17: Junior Clinic Session Two is for ages 5 and older. Cost is $45 per child.
July 12: Three-Person Scramble with 8 to 8:45 a.m. on-site registration and 9 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $15 per person plus greens and cart fees. Price includes lunch.