• July 22, 2014

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Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 4:30 am

Through July 18

The George W. Bush Presidential Center is accepting applications for the fourth Warrior Open, a golf tournament featuring members of the U.S. Armed Forces who served their country honorably and have been severely wounded since Sept. 11, 2001. The tournament, which will take place during the first week of October at Las Colinas Country Club in Dallas, will honor those who serve and sacrifice to defend the U.S. and will herald the many effective organizations that give their time, talents and resources to support the men and women of our military and their families. Applications for the tournament must be submitted at http://www.bushcenter.org/warrioropen by July 18. To qualify for consideration, 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. The Warrior Open is a program of the George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative. Through research, resources, and recognition, the Military Service Initiative unites and empowers communities, military service organizations, business, academia, philanthropy, and individual citizens to effectively support post-9/11 service members, veterans, and their families in the areas of jobs, wellness, family, education, housing, and women’s veteran issues. For more information on the tournament and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, go to www.bushcenter.org or the Bush Center’s Facebook page.

Free Yoga Classes

Enjoy yoga from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Beginners’ yoga is 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday. Classes subject to change and held at the Applied Fitness Center, Building 12018, 33rd Street at Old Ironsides Avenue. Call 254-287-5586.

Thursday

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 288-8850.

Tuesday

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 mail@bringeveryoneinthezone.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.

Golf

The Courses of Clear Creek, Building 52381 on Battalion Avenue at Clear Creek Road is hosting the following events. For additional information on any of the following events, call 254-287-4130.

Every Tuesday: Ladies’ Day: Ladies get twilight green fees and 10 percent off all in-stock women’s apparel purchases.

Friday: Play the Phantom Warrior Scramble for $35 per person, with the option to purchase mulligans for an additional $5 per person. Teams must consist of three players from the same division, directorate, battalion, brigade, company or branch. An additional player may be whomever the team chooses for a teammate. Noon shotgun start, with registration from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

June 6: Play the Garrison Commander’s Tournament $35 per person with optional mulligans for an additional $5 per person. Noon shotgun start, with registration from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

June 10-12 and 17-19: Sign kids up for the Junior Clinic Session One for $45 per child.

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