Archive for April, 2011

Spring into shape with fun runs

Spring into shape with fun runs

April 21, 2011 ×

What’s happening in FMWR

Spring Fest is coming Stuttgart’s Child, Youth and School Services will host its annual egg hunt and Spring Fest April 23 on Patch Barracks. The egg hunt will begin at 10 a.m. on Husky Field, followed by activities at the Patch Hub, including pony rides. All activities are free of…

April 21, 2011 ×
Students learn art of Italian cooking at USO

Students learn art of Italian cooking at USO

Italian cooking isn’t just about making food: it’s the practice of
enjoying life’s simple pleasures. That’s what students learned in the
first “Art of the Italian Kitchen” cooking class offered by the
Stuttgart branch of the United Service Organizations, which ended April
6.

April 21, 2011 ×
Experienced cyclist credits helmet for saving his life

Experienced cyclist credits helmet for saving his life

The importance of wearing a helmet, from one service members personal account.

April 21, 2011 ×
Follies showcase PHS talents

Follies showcase PHS talents

T.J. Liquori may have never played in a band before, but that did not
stop him from his ambitious plan of performing an original composition
with friends during the Patch High School Follies held April 7 in the
Forum.  

The Follies is PHS’s annual talent show and is sponsored by the school’s Parent Teacher Organization.

April 21, 2011 ×

CYSS Hired program allows teens to earn, learn

As the school year ends, many students begin their summer job search.  

But Stuttgart teens don’t have to wait until summer to enter the job market.

The Child, Youth and School Services Hired program lets teens enhance their resumes and earn a little cash throughout the year.

April 21, 2011 ×
EFMP support groups bolster families, children

EFMP support groups bolster families, children

Norma Nunez, having just received an autism diagnosis for her 3-year-old
son last November, wondered if there was a support group in U.S. Army
Garrison Stuttgart for families facing similar issues.

April 21, 2011 ×
Are your electronic devices approved?

Are your electronic devices approved?

Despite U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s efforts to inform Robinson
Barracks residents about the need to cease use of unapproved electronic
devices, such items continue to cause significant interference with
German telecommunication services there.

April 21, 2011 ×

Celebrating military children: raising strong kids year-round

The Army first observed the Month of the Military Child in 1986 to honor
the youngest members of the Army community. Twenty-five years later,
recognition of the sacrifices and strength of our military children is
more vital than ever.

The life of military children has always had its challenges, foremost
among them frequent relocations. Every time families move, children have
to make new friends, get used to new schools, and find new clubs and
teams to join.

April 21, 2011 ×
So you wanna be a Soldier?

So you wanna be a Soldier?

April 21, 2011 ×
RB CX to split into commissary, furniture store

RB CX to split into commissary, furniture store

The Combined Exchange on Robinson Barracks is being transformed into two
separate stores: a commissary run by Defense Commissary Agency and a
furniture store run by Army and Air Force Exchange Service.

April 21, 2011 ×
Children glean life lessons on wrestling mat

Children glean life lessons on wrestling mat

Stuttgart families are devoted to wrestling.

That much was clear at the Child, Youth and School Services regional
wrestling tournament hosted in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart at the Patch
High School gym March 26.

April 7, 2011 ×

Moving: Planning ahead can ensure renters get security deposits returned

Reimbursement of security deposits are due at the time of move-out to
those renting on the German economy, if there are no claims in dispute.

However, all too often renters do not receive their security deposits
—which are typically 1.5 to two months’ rent — in full or at all, due to
landlords’ claims of reimbursement for damages and other charges at
move-out.

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Moving: Protect belongings, peace of mind

Moving: Protect belongings, peace of mind

In light of the warehouse fire last fall, which destroyed the household
goods of 120 military families stationed in U.S. Army Garrison
Stuttgart, families planning a permanent change of station this summer
may be wondering how to ensure maximum protection of their belongings.

April 7, 2011 ×
Stuttgart’s ‘Night of the Museums’ long on entertainment

Stuttgart’s ‘Night of the Museums’ long on entertainment

Stuttgart’s “Long Night of the Museums” provides patrons the opportunity
to enjoy the city’s museums, art galleries and clubs in a new light —
starlight, that is.

This year’s “Long Night of the Museums” is April 9 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.  

The program features over 100 events located in and around downtown
Stuttgart, such as jazz and gospel concerts, city tours, boat trips on
the Neckar River, laser shows, exhibitions, lectures and parties.

April 7, 2011 ×