Pumpkin Carving Contest
Entry deadline is Oct. 31. Carve or paint a pumpkin for your chance to win a prize from the Fort Belvoir DFMWR team! Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in 3 categories: Most Creative, Funniest and Scariest. Contest is open to all ages. For contest rules and eligibility, visit Belvoir.armymwr.com, search pumpkin carving, or call 703-805-4244.
Digital Garrison App available for download
Fort Belvoir has a new platform to communicate with customers. The Digital Garrison can be used at installations Armywide. Download the app now in Apple or Google Play stores by searching for “Digital Garrison.” On the app, individuals can indicate which home installation they belong to. Individuals can go their account and click on communication preferences and enable installation notifications. After enabling notifications, you will receive Fort Belvoir alerts to stay informed and safe.
Flu Information Hotline
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital’s Flu Information Hotline is back and 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.
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 through 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.
Fort Belvoir curfew for minors
The Fort Belvoir temporary curfew for minors has been changed to 10 p.m. – 6 a.m.
Minors 17 years of age or younger may not be in a public place on Fort Belvoir after 10 p.m. or before 6 a.m., with exceptions. Read the full temporary policy memorandum on the Fort Belvoir website by visiting home.army.mil/belvoir/index.php/about/covid-19 and clicking the “COVID-19 Policy/Documents” tab.
Family Drive-In Movie: Aladdin
MWR presents November’s Family Drive-In Movie: Aladdin, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. with parking at 6 p.m. in the lot behind the MWR Library and the Motorcycle Safety Course (between 16th and 18th Streets). Tickets are $10 and are non-refundable.
For ticket, rules and restrictions, visit belvoir.armymwr.com, search movie.
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.
Breast Cancer Awareness Virtual 5k
Time is running out! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Join MWR and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in raising awareness for Breast Cancer and showing support for those affected. This is a family friendly event taking place virtually on the course of your choice now through Oct. 31. Post your pictures on Fort Belvoir MWR’s Facebook page using the hashtag #BCABelvoir. The first 250 registered participants will receive a BCA 5K shirt (shirt sizes are limited). For more info, visit belvoir.armymwr.com, search “breast cancer” or call 703-806-4430.