Great American Smokeout

Every year in November, tobacco users across the country participate in the Great American Smokeout. If you use tobacco, consider this your month begin your quit. Encourage family and friends who use tobacco to join you, because the added support can be huge in helping you reach your goals. Jump start the quitting process by joining Hill Civilian Health Promotion Services for a tobacco cessation class. The next class with be from 11-11:30 a.m. Nov. 29 at Bldg. 533.

Comedy improv event

There will be a free CFC awareness event Nov. 30 from 6 to 7:45 p.m. at the Base Theater. Comedy improv troupe “The Improvables” will perform. The troupe is family friendly, and children are welcome. There will be a food truck for food purchases. 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.

Legacy Christmas 2018

The Base Chapel invites Team Hill to a holiday celebration, “Legacy Christmas 2018.” Come meet Santa, eat goodies from Mrs. Claus’s kitchen, get a free family Christmas portrait, make crafts, decorate ginger bread houses, watch a live nativity play and much more.The event will be from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Base Chapel.

Federal Benefits Open Season

Federal Benefits Open Season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program, and the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program began Nov. 12 and continues through Dec. 10. All FEHB elections will be made through the Government Retirement and Benefits Platform. Elections made during Open Season will be effective Jan. 6, 2019. FEHB guides and a summary of FEDVIP and FSAFEDS benefits are available at www.opm.gov.

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.

Combined Federal Campaign

This year’s national Combined Federal Campaign is underway and runs through Jan. 11,2019.The CFC has provided millions of dollars in voluntary donations and assistance to thousands of local, national and international non-profit organizations that seek to improve the quality of life of women and men across the globe. Voluntary contributions can be made electronically through the pledge site atcfcgiving.opm.gov and fulfilled via payroll deduction, credit/debit card, or personal check. The site includes a search feature that provides access to the thousands of charities.

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