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Bicycling babes and other women's races

May 3, 2012

The Bicycling Babes, a women's cycling team including all abilities, from novice to advanced, was created four years ago to offer a supportive environment for women cyclists. They sponsor women's only group training rides and cycling clinics to give women the opportunity to support important programs, get women involved in cycling, maintain fitness, stay healthy, and meet aother women with common interests, all while getting exercise at the same time. Their group training ride schedule and more information about the cycling team can be found on their Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/BicyclingBabesFans#!/BicyclingBabesFans. Here is one of the upcoming events they are sponsoring or participating in:

  • The third annual Goldilocks Women-Only Bike Ride, a fully supported, non-competitive, women's only, charity cycling event, will be held May 12 at W & M Butterfield Park in Herriman, Utah. Ride distances will be 20, 40, 60, 80 and 100 miles. The ride begins in Herriman and continues through the southwest part of the Salt Lake Valley with a great mix of urban and rural riding through the Daybreak Community and Lehi farmland, Thanksgiving Point and Camp Williams. Registration is open and will cap at 1,300 riders. Fees are approximately $75. Register online at: http://www.goldilocksride.com/locations-register/herriman-utah.



Veterans Memorial Tournament May 31 at Hubbard Golf Course

May 3, 2012

Veterans and nonveterans alike are Invited to the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs ninth annual Veterans Memorial Golf Tournament.

Come for 18 holes of golf May 31 at the Hubbard Golf Course at Hill Air Force Base. Check-in, registration and continental breakfast will be from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.; tee off follows at 8 a.m.

There will be a luncheon, prize award ceremony and raffle. Teams will consist of four members, with one member designated as team captain. If you don't have a foursome singles, twosomes and threesomes will be combined to make full teams. All proceeds from this tournament -- the primary fundraising event -- directly benefit veterans programs such as the Homeless Veterans Stand Down, veterans education and tutoring scholarships, hardship assistance to veterans and their families in need, and an annual luncheon for Utah's former POWs. For questions or to register a team or individual or for more information contact Tonja Knight at 1-800-894-9497.

You may also register via email at, tcknight@utah.gov.

Space is limited so pre-register now. No professional golfers please. The deadline to register is May 11.

Teams, sponsors, volunteers and individual players can register by phone, mail or email. The registration fee is $100 per person or $400 per team. Registrations after May 11, are $125 per person and $500 per team.



Hill AFB Blood Drive on May 4, May 18, June 8 and June 22

April 26, 2012

Come out to Building 568 between 9 am. and 11:30 a.m. and donate blood. The blood you donate here aids the peacetime and contingency requirements for military personnel and local community health care. One pint of blood you donate can save up to three lives. Walk-ins are welcome. Please request supervisor approval if during duty hours.

For questions contact Lt. Leonil Cruz, DSN 775-3137 or Lt. Ricardo Basora, DSN 777-4909.



75th OSS Wives group to hold garage sale

April 26, 2012

A fundraiser is being held to raise money through a garage sale to benefit the squadron. Donations will be accepted from any contributors on Friday, May 4 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Clothes, furniture and other items that are collecting dust, taking up space or are no longer needed are appreciated to support this good cause.

The event will be held Saturday, May 5, from 7 a.m. to noon at 2031 N. 2150 East in Layton.

Call 903-316-9216 for directions, information or if you need assistance transporting large items for donation.



Volunteers sought for Hill Half Marathon on May 12

April 26, 2012

The Hill Half Marathon will be held May 12 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Approximately 40 volunteers will be needed for such duties as manning aid stations, crossing guards, set up and registration, time recorders and timekeepers and a clean-up crew.

Please contact Staff Sgt. Stephanie Dickson via email at Stephanie.dickson@hill.af.mil to volunteer.



Parking lot phase 3 work at Med Clinic continues

April 26, 2012

Phase 3 of the effort to repave the medical clinic parking lot is scheduled through April 30, weather permitting. The main driveway and the clinic parking area the furthest southeast of Building 570 will be closed for repaving. Traffic will be detoured to alternate parking areas. Accessibility and crosswalks will be maintained as deemed safe around construction equipment.

Alternate parking areas are northeast, near southeast, and west of the clinic. Whenever parking areas are blocked, alternate handicap parking will be marked and provided as near the building as possible. All others will need to use alternate parking areas near the clinic and plan for the added time in advance.

Additional articles will be published providing readers with further schedules during construction in this area. Your patience and safe travel practices through the affected area is of high importance for your protection and that of Team Hill members and guests.

For more information, please contact Cameron Jones, at (801) 777-0458.



Parking lot work at Med Clinic enters fourth phase soon

April 26, 2012

Phase 4 of the effort to repave the medical clinic paving lot is scheduled to begin April 30 and continue through May 11, weather permitting. On approximately April 30, the clinic parking area west of and far from Building 570 and the clinic parking area northwest of and near Building 570, will be closed for repaving. Traffic will be detoured to other parking areas. Accessibility and crosswalks will be maintained as deemed safe around construction equipment. Motorists will not be able to travel where posted and deemed unsafe due to construction. Phase 4 will not start until Phase 3 is complete.

Alternate parking areas are northeast, southeast, and southwest of the clinic. Whenever parking areas are blocked (e.g. far west of and northwest near Building 570), alternate handicap parking will be marked and provided as near the building as possible. Others need to use alternate parking areas near the clinic and plan for the added time in advance.

Additional articles will be published providing readers with further schedules during construction in this area. Your patience and safe travel practices through the affected area is of high importance for your protection and that of Team Hill members and guests.

For more information, please contact Cameron Jones, at (801) 777-0458.



Bicycling babes and other women's races

April 26, 2012

The Bicycling Babes, a women's cycling team including all abilities, from novice to advanced, was created four years ago to offer a supportive environment for women cyclists. They sponsor women's only group training rides and cycling clinics to give women the opportunity to support important programs, get women involved in cycling, maintain fitness, stay healthy, and meet aother women with common interests, all while getting exercise at the same time. Their group training ride schedule and more information about the cycling team can be found on their Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/BicyclingBabesFans#!/BicyclingBabesFans. Following are some of the upcoming events they are sponsoring or participating in:

  • The third annual Spokes for Hope Southern Utah's Women-only Century Ride Saturday, April 28, in St. George. The 30-mile route is very flat and goes through red rock country. Other various mile options for all abilities include 50, 70, and 94 miles. These distances may have a few hills no big climbs. All proceeds for this event go to The Dove Center, a domestic violence shelter for women and children. Fees range from $35 to $60. Register online at: http://www.spingeeks.com/events/spokes-for-hope.
  • The third annual Goldilocks Women-Only Bike Ride, a fully supported, non-competitive, women's only, charity cycling event, will be held May 12 at W & M Butterfield Park in Herriman, Utah. Ride distances will be 20, 40, 60, 80 and 100 miles. The ride begins in Herriman and continues through the southwest part of the Salt Lake Valley with a great mix of urban and rural riding through the Daybreak Community and Lehi farmland, Thanksgiving Point and Camp Williams. Registration is open and will cap at 1,300 riders. Fees are approximately $75. Register online at: http://www.goldilocksride.com/locations-register/herriman-utah.



Veterans Memorial Tournament May 31 at Hubbard Golf Course

April 26, 2012

Veterans and nonveterans alike are Invited to the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs ninth annual Veterans Memorial Golf Tournament.

Come for 18 holes of golf May 31 at the Hubbard Golf Course at Hill Air Force Base. Check-in, registration and continental breakfast will be from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.; tee off follows at 8 a.m.

There will be a luncheon, prize award ceremony and raffle. Teams will consist of four members, with one member designated as team captain. If you don't have a foursome singles, twosomes and threesomes will be combined to make full teams. All proceeds from this tournament -- the primary fundraising event -- directly benefit veterans programs such as the Homeless Veterans Stand Down, veterans education and tutoring scholarships, hardship assistance to veterans and their families in need, and an annual luncheon for Utah's former POWs. For questions or to register a team or individual or for more information contact Tonja Knight at 1-800-894-9497.

You may also register via email at, tcknight@utah.gov.

Space is limited so pre-register now. No professional golfers please. The deadline to register is May 11.

Teams, sponsors, volunteers and individual players can register by phone, mail or email. The registration fee is $100 per person or $400 per team. Registrations after May 11, are $125 per person and $500 per team.



Bicycling babes and other women's races

April 19, 2012

 

The Bicycling Babes, a women's cycling team including all abilities, from novice to advanced, was created four years ago to offer a supportive environment for women cyclists. They sponsor women's only group training rides and cycling clinics to give women the opportunity to support important programs, get women involved in cycling, maintain fitness, stay healthy, and meet aother women with common interests, all while getting exercise at the same time. Their group training ride schedule and more information about the cycling team can be found on their Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/BicyclingBabesFans#!/BicyclingBabesFans. Following are some of the upcoming events they are sponsoring or participating in:

SBltâÇThe third annual Spokes for Hope Southern Utah's Women-only Century Ride Saturday, April 28, in St. George. The 30-mile route is very flat and goes through red rock country. Other various mile options for all abilities include 50, 70, and 94 miles. These distances may have a few hills no big climbs. All proceeds for this event go to The Dove Center, a domestic violence shelter for women and children. Fees range from $35 to $60. Register online at: http://www.spingeeks.com/events/spokes-for-hope.

SBltâÇThe third annual Goldilocks Women-Only Bike Ride, a fully supported, non-competitive, women's only, charity cycling event, will be held May 12 at W & M Butterfield Park in Herriman, Utah. Ride distances will be 20, 40, 60, 80 and 100 miles. The ride begins in Herriman and continues through the southwest part of the Salt Lake Valley with a great mix of urban and rural riding through the Daybreak Community and Lehi farmland, Thanksgiving Point and Camp Williams. Registration is open and will cap at 1,300 riders. Fees are approximately $75. Register online at: http://www.goldilocksride.com/locations-register/herriman-utah.

 

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