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Asian-American Pacific Islander Festival

The Team Hill Diversity Council has issued an invitation to this year’s Asian-American Pacific Islander Festival on Saturday, May 14, at Centennial Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The theme is “Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.” 

Attendees must have a valid government-issued ID for base access. Only cash will be accepted, and presale prices are $10 per ticket or $25 for 3 tickets. To purchase tickets the day of the festival, prices are $12 per ticket or $30 for 3 tickets. Presale tickets are available until May 13. 

Filipino food — fried rice, pancit, lumpia and BBQ chicken — and Korean food — steamed rice, beef bulgogi, japche (clear noodles) and kimchi — will be served. Filipino dancers will perform. There will also be a martial arts demonstration.

Tickets may be purchased from:

• 388th Fighter Wing: Tech. Sgt. Jason Thomas; jason.thomas.23@us.af.mil and Staff Sgt. Elenita Suafo’a; elenita.suafoa@us.af.mil

• 75th Air Base Wing: Senior Airman Jake Velasco; jake.velasco.1@us.af.mil

• 1100/1200 Bldgs: Mr. Norton; johnnie.norton@us.af.mil

• All others: AAPI Team: hillafbaapi@gmail.com

For more information, contact Senior Airman Harris Belmonte, harris.belmonte.1@us.af.mil , 777-6804 or Senior Airman Jake Velasco, jake.velasco.1@us.af.mil , 777-0775.

Hero2Hired job fair scheduled in Layton

Businesses looking to hire veterans for at least three positions will be participating in the free Hero2Hired job fair scheduled for May 26 at the Davis Conference Center in Layton. 

This H2H Job Fair is sponsored by the Utah Veterans and Military Employment Coalition, Utah Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Utah Department of Workforce Services, Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs, Utah Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) and many other local partners. 

The goal of the sponsor is to connect employers with servicemembers and spouses looking for meaningful employment opportunities. Job seekers should register at www.jointservicessupport.org/Reg/13H723 

The Davis Conference Center is located at 1651 N. 700 West, Layton. For questions and information, call 801-432-4536 or 801-432-4492.

Family days for 2016

AFMC has designated the following days as “AFMC Family Days” for 2016:

Friday, May 27 in conjunction with the Memorial Day

Tuesday, July 5 in conjunction with Independence Day

Friday, Sept. 2 in conjunction with Labor Day

Friday, Nov. 25 in conjunction with Thanksgiving Day

Tuesday, Dec. 27 in conjunction with Christmas

Nov. 25 will also be an “Energy Shutdown Day” and the West Gate will be closed this day and all holidays. Employees working compressed work schedules will change their regular day off to align with the family Energy Shutdown Day. Supervisors are encouraged to follow liberal leave procedures during the family days.

AFSA holds monthly meetings on base

AFSA, general membership meetings are held the last Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in The Landing. 

Members are encouraged to bring a nonmember with them. 

For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Marrott at 801-920-2394.