Back-to-School Brigade

Join Operation Homefront for a school supply distribution event from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 10 at Hill Field Elementary, 389 S. 1000 E. in Clearfield.Eligible recipients include active duty, active guard or reserves, or all ranks of post 9/11 wounded, ill or injured. Pre-registration is required for school-age children (K-12) to receive a backpack and school supplies. Visit events.operationhomefront.org to register. Contact Kathleen Coleman at 719-368-3898 or email kathleen.coleman@operationhomefront.org for more information.

South Gate Visitor Center reopens

The South Gate Visitor Center will reopen at 5 a.m. Aug. 13.The visitor center was closed for approximately four weeks to accommodate renovations to the building. As a result of the reopening, visitor center support temporarily relocated at the West Gate will close at 5 p.m. Aug. 10. Visitor passes can be acquired from the gate guards at the South Gate from Aug. 11-13. The South Gate Visitor Center will be open from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The following gate hours are still in effect: West Gate: Open 24 hours; South Gate: Open 24 hours; and Roy Gate: Open 4:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Military Salute Picnic

The Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee invites active duty, guard and reserve military members and their families to a Military Salute Picnic from 4-8 p.m. Aug. 17 at Centennial Park. The park is located adjacent to the base’s South Gate. Food will be catered by Roosters, Holy Smoke BBQ & Grill, and MacCool’s Public House and will be served from 4-7 p.m.

The family-friendly event will also include live entertainment, a bounce house, face painting, a mechanical bull and more. Register with unit first sergeants. Call 801-0586-9691 or 801-777-5501 for more information.

Kids bowl free

The Hill Bowling Center has a free summer bowling program for youth ages 15 and younger.

Eligible participants can sign up at www.kidsbowlfree.com and receive two free games of bowling every program day through Aug. 31.

Call 801-777-6565 for more information.

Win $500 AAFES gift cards

It’s back-to-school season and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving away 25 $500 Exchange gift cards to authorized store patrons. Shoppers 18 and older can enter the “Unilever Back to School 101” sweepstakes now through Aug. 30 at shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. Entrants need not be present to win. The drawing will take place on or about Sept. 5.

Financial Lunch n’ Learns

Monthly financial workshops covering a variety of topics will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Hill Airman and Family Readiness Center. The workshop are available to service members and their families. Lunch is provided for registered attendees. Workshop dates will be Sep. 27, Oct. 11, Nov. 8 and Dec. 6. Call 801-777-4681 for details and to register.

Report suspicious activity

Air Force Security Forces are committed to the security of Hill AFB, but security is everyone’s business.

If you see or hear something suspicious, report it. The Air Force has long had a program called “Eagle Eyes” that enlists the eyes and ears of Air Force members and the public.

Report suspicious activity to the Eagle Eyes hotline at 801-777-3056.