Join the Winter Reading Program at the Casey Memorial Library. Register online or in the library throughout December and January. Children, adults and teens can earn a prize each week for reading two hours or four books. The Casey Memorial Library is in Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.
Wounded Warriors Family Ski Week 2013
“Wounded Warriors Family Ski Week-2013” is an opportunity for seriously wounded service members and their families to benefit from the recuperative powers of a week of family activities built around the thrill and challenge of snow skiing. Ski and snowboard instruction is conducted under the experienced guidance of the world-renowned Breckenridge (Colo.) Outdoor Education Center staff for people with disabilities and special needs. The week’s events include a unique marriage-and-family enrichment program. Optional fly fishing, sledding, ice skating and horseback riding experiences are available for the whole family. Interested wounded warriors can apply for this program through Tuesday. Selected families will be notified by Feb. 15. For more information and application forms, go to www.Wounded WarriorsFamilyAdventures.org.
Through Feb. 28
Enjoy unlimited golf with cart for only $20 to $24 (based on rank) at the Courses at Clear Creek, Building 52381 on Battalion Avenue at Clear Creek Road. Golf from noon until dusk (excluding weekends and federal/training holidays). For more information, call (254) 287-4130.
NFL Sunday Ticket
Come out to Backbone NCO Lounge every Sunday during football season to watch the games from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free shuffleboard, ping pong, pool and popcorn. Various snack foods and drinks available for purchase. The facility also boasts 14 flat-panel, 42-inch TVs. Free and open to all, 18 and older. Backbone NCO Lounge is located inside Phantom Warrior Center, Building 194 on 37th Street. For more information, call (254) 532-1534 or (254) 532-1560.
Enjoy twilight green fees and 10 percent off all in-stock ladies’ apparel purchases at the Courses at Clear Creek, Building 52381 on Battalion Avenue at Clear Creek Road. Reserve your tee times. For more information, call (254) 287-4130.
Army Community Service will present a class at the library on having a Financial Fresh Start for the New Year. Learn more about saving, investments and debt reduction. The class will be from 6 to 7 p.m. The Casey Memorial Library is located in Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.
Friday and Saturday
The Casey Memorial Library’s Preschool Storytime features stories and a craft on a weekly theme. Day cares and homeschoolers are also welcome. The story times are held from 10 to 11 a.m. in room 156 in the library annex. The Casey Memorial Library is located in Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.
Commuter Van Pool
Need a ride? Join the Commuter Van Pool. Federal employees who participate in a mass transportation service such as vanpool will qualify to receive a monthly, tax-free benefit of up to $125 toward the monthly operating cost. They would simply need to ride 50 percent of their work days/month to receive this stipend that is provided in the form of vouchers.
Registration is required with the post program point of contact. A vanpool is a shared ride arrangement for five to 15 individuals who commute from the same home area or route. To sign up or for more information, go to www.militaryvanpool.com.
Scrapbook your holiday memories at the Make and Take Craft night from 5 to 7 p.m. at Casey Memorial Library. All ages are welcome. Bring some holiday pictures or you can make the pages and add pictures later. The Casey Memorial Library is located in Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.
Fort Hood’s Army Career and Alumni Program presents the following scheduled employer visits from 9 to 11 a.m.:
First Command: Financial services
Bradley Morris: Various positions
Dallas Fire Department: Various positions
Ocean Corps: Technical school
Cybertex Institute of Technology: Technical school
Austin Police Department: Various positions
Build-A-Sign: Various Positions
Allied American University: Technical School
Airstream: Technical School
PEC Safety: Technical School
Contact Rose L. Thayer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.