CFC fundraising underway
The 2018 Combined Federal campaign kicked off Oct. 18. The Hill Air Force Base goal is to raise $500,000. For more information or to donate, visit opm.gov/ShowSomeLoveCFC or mountainstatescfc.org.
Free movie screening
A free moving screening of “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” will be held from 2:30-4 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Hill AFB Theater. The film documents the community kindness of Mr. Rogers. Refreshments will be provided. Call 801-777-1950 for details.
Ogden Mustangs Hockey
Join the Ogden Mustangs for First Responders Night Nov. 2 at the Ogden Ice Sheet, 4390 Harrison Boulevard. First responders receive discount codes for free tickets through their respective departments. In addition, the Mustangs will honor military members and veterans with free admission Nov. 3 by showing their military ID at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the puck drops at 7:30 p.m. both nights. Additional tickets are $8 for children ages 3-10 and $10 for others. Visit tickets.ogdenmustangs.com for more information.
Clearly Communicating Workshop
The Red Cross is offering a free “Clearly Communicating Workshop” for military families from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Hill AFB Library. Often, military families find themselves feeling like strangers or disconnected when they are adjusting to a new base, readjusting to family life after months of separation, or when the military member is getting ready to retire. The workshop will teach easy-to-use skills to help improve coping abilities, communication skills and personal wellness strategies. Free on-site childcare and food will be provided for participants. Call Dee at 801-823-9066 for details and to register.
Military Appreciation Game
Weber State University will host a Military Appreciation Football Game at noon Nov. 3. The Wildcats will play Sacramento State. Military and civilians, as well as dependents, can use their Department of Defense ID to purchase $7 half-price tickets. Call 801-626-8500 or visit WeberStateSports.com using promo code “MILITARY18” to purchase tickets. Tickets can also be purchased at the Dee Event Center ticket office in Ogden. For group tickets or more information, call Ron at 801-626-6731 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flu vaccination clinics
The Davis County Health Department is currently offering no-out-of-pocket-cost influenza, Tdap, and pneumonia vaccinations during a series of base clinics to Tricare dependents and retirees, as well as federal service and contract employees. Clinics will be held: Nov. 6, 7:30-11 a.m., Exchange foyer; Nov. 7, 12-5 p.m., Warrior Fitness Center; and Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., The Landing. Members must bring proof of health insurance to the clinics. Tricare and many other insurance policies are accepted. For more information, call Hill Public Health at 801-586-9768.
Veterans Job Fair
A free career and benefits fair for military members, spouses and veterans will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 6 at Mountain America Exposition Center, 9575 South State in Sandy. More than 90 of the state’s military-friendly employers will be at the fair. Job seekers can register at www.jointservicesupport.org. Job fair preparation workshops for resume writing and interviewing skills are available at various area Department of Workforce Services locations. Call Mark at 801-432-4536 for more information.
Hill AFB blood drive
A blood drive will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Hill Air Force Base Chapel Fellowship Hall. Visit www.redcross.org and enter keyword “HAFB” to schedule an appointment. A blood drives will also be held at the chapel Dec. 21.
Upgrades for Hill computers
Upgrades for about 11,000 Hill computers began Oct. 8 and will continue through Nov. 9. Computers running the Standard Desktop Configuration 5.3 will be upgraded to SDC 5.5. In addition, Microsoft Office 2013 will be upgraded to Office 2016. The upgrade will take about four hours and will run between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. Users may experience slower installation time or degraded computer performance if logged in during the update. SDC 5.5 offers new enhancements to address emerging cybersecurity threats. In addition, around 200 of Hill computers running the software “e-Sign” will not be upgraded during the migration period, because e-Sign has yet to be approved for use with SDC 5.5. Call 801-586-TECH (8324) for any migration issues.
School, Spouse Information Fairs
A School Information Fair will be held in conjunction with a Spouse Newcomers Fair from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14 at The Landing. Representatives will be on hand to share information about local charter, private and virtual schools, as well as homeschooling. Refreshments will be served. Call 801-777-4681 for details.
Holiday cookie drive
Organizers are looking for volunteers to donate 3,000 baked cookies for the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive. Each year Hill volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver holiday cookies for nearly 500 Airmen. Volunteers can deliver baked cookies from 7-9:30 a.m. Dec. 12 at The Landing. Call Nichole at 919-440-0153 for more information.