Virtual Healthy Eating Workshop
Join ACS’s Family Advocacy Program for a Virtual Healthy Eating Workshop today from 10 – 11 a.m. This class will help you create healthy eating habits for you and your family. Enjoy samples of a healthy plate, discuss portion sizes, and receive a booklet with family friendly recipes. Other upcoming dates are April 16 and July 16, 2021. This workshop is free and open to all Active Duty Military, Retiree s, their Families, DoD Civilian Employees, and Contractors. Participants must register by calling 571-231-7001 or 703-231-7029.
Flu Information Hotline
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital’s Flu Information Hotline is ready to provide you with the latest information regarding this season’s Flu Vaccine. You may access the hotline 24/7 by calling 571-231-7777.
Operation Sugarplum 2020 Underway
Registration is open until Nov. 17 for Belvoir’s Annual Operation Sugarplum. Each year, ACS partners with local donors to help support service members and their Families during the holidays. This program assists eligible Families assigned to Fort Belvoir by providing gift cards, toys, and food vouchers. For more information and to apply, call 571-231-7028 or 571-231-7000.
Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go – Final days
Leave the cooking to us! MWR is offering Thanksgiving Day Dinner To-Go as an alternative to meal preparation or dining out. The 10-person menu features Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Cornbread Stuffing, Green Beans or Collard Greens, Cranberry Sauce, Rolls w/ Butter and Turkey Gravy for $150. Ham and desserts can be added on. The dinners will be prepared and ready for pickup on Wed., Nov. 25, by 7 p.m. Payment is due at time of reservation and can be paid over the phone or in-person at the Golf Club, 8450 Beulah St, Bldg. 2920, on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. All reservations must be made by Nov. 16. For reservations, call 703-806-5886.
Relaxation and Stress Relief Workshop
Is stress not letting you focus on anything else? Join ACS for a virtual Relaxation and Stress Relief Workshop. This class will discuss useful tools to manage stress in a healthy way. Topics will include how to identify stressors, the impact of poorly managed stress, the link between stress, anger and other emotions, and more. Upcoming workshop dates are Nov. 17, Feb. 11, May 13, and Aug. 12, 2021. Each workshop will be held from 10 - 11 a.m. and is open to all Active Duty Military, Retirees, their Families, DoD Civilian Employees, and Contractors. Register by calling 571-231-7028.
RSO chapel services
The Religious Support Office’s weekly worship services are conducted virtually and in-person on Fort Belvoir, with an in-person limit of 50 per service. To view virtual services and register for in-person services, visit their Facebook page at Facebook.com/FortBelvoirRSO.
• Jewish, Belvoir Chapel, Fridays, 7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10 a.m.
• Catholic, Fairfax Chapel, Mondays-Thursdays, 12:05 p.m.; and Sundays, 11 a.m. Belvoir Chapel, Saturdays, 5 p.m.; and Sundays, 9:30 a.m.
• Anglican, Fairfax Chapel, Sundays, 9 a.m.
• Chapel Next, Resiliency Center, Sundays, 9:30 a.m.
• Traditional, Belvoir Chapel, Sundays, 11 a.m.
• Gospel, Thurman Hall, Sundays, 11:30 a.m.
Let the Army Community Service New Parent Support team show you how to overcome your fears and get comfortable in your paternal role. This virtual class teaches dads and dads-to-be the needed tips and tools to help them become more successful. Whether a first-time dad or a first-time attendee, this session will empower you with advice and tricks to become the best dad you can be. Upcoming class dates include: November 18, and December 9, 2020. Class dated for 2021 are: January 6 and 27, February 10 and 24, March 10 and 24, April 14 and 28, May 12 and 26, June 9 and 23, July 14 and 28, August 11 and 25, September 8 and 22, and October 13 and 27. Classes are held 3 - 4 p.m. on Wednesdays. This workshop is open to all Active Duty Military, Retirees, their Families, DoD Civilian Employees, and Contractors. Participants must register by calling 571-231-7028.
Virtual Turkey Trot 5k/10k
The Turkey Trot 5k/10k is Fort Belvoir’s premier race of the year and this year it will be held virtually. Participants can choose their own course for either distance. Registration and run will take place from Nov. 1 - Nov. 30. The cost is $15 and entitles the first 650 participants to a commemorative shirt while supplies last. Don’t forget to wear your turkey costumes or festive fall apparel, and post your photos on the MWR Facebook page using #TurkeyTrot2020. Eligible participants include all Military, DoD Civilians, Retirees, Family Members, their Guests, and Installation Visitors. To register, visit belvoir.armymwr.com, search Turkey Trot. Call Sports & Fitness at 703-806-4430 for more information.