Make it your mission to save lives: Donate Blood Tuesday

Service members, retirees, family members, federal employees and contractors on Fort Belvoir can support our military community by participating in the Armed Services Blood Program blood drive, Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the USO Warrior and Family Center, 5940 9th Street. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, visit, sponsor code: USO. Walk-ins welcome.

Blood donors must be 17 years old and older. Potential blood donors must weigh at least 116 pounds and been feeling well for at least three days prior. Those wanting to donate should bring a photo ID (military ID, driver’s license, etc.) and a list of foreign countries traveled to, including when, where and for how long.

Parents’ Night Out

Back by popular demand is Parents’ Night Out. CYS offers child care for an affordable price of $25 per child, so parents can enjoy a special night out. Parents’ Night Out is offered on the 2nd Saturday of every month, 5-10 p.m. The next date is Saturday and you must register in advance. For more, call 703-805-5555.

Newcomers’ Orientation

Newcomers’ Orientation is an opportunity to learn more about Fort Belvoir and the surrounding area, meet the Fort Belvoir leadership, and visit Community Partners’ information tables. Newcomers’ Orientation is the second Tuesday of every month (Jan. 14), 9 a.m.-noon at the Community Center. For more, call 571-231-7027/7026.

Lord Fairfax Silver Chapter, USAWOA

The Lord Fairfax Silver Chapter, USAWOA will hold a chapter meeting in the Fort Belvoir Golf Course meeting room, Wednesday at 5 p.m. All active, Reserve, and retired warrant officers are invited to attend. For more, call 918-857-8338.

Wedding Fair and Bridal Show

The Wedding Fair and Bridal Show is Feb. 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., featuring delectable tastings, stylish bridal fashion, and exciting music. Preview the hottest trends in table designs, flowers, cakes, linens, and more. Attendees will have a chance to win exclusive gifts throughout the event.

The entry fee is $10. For more, call 703-780-0930.

After the Storm

This free two-part workshop helps couples who have experienced or are currently experiencing infidelity in their relationship learn how to find closure or how to heal in their relationship. Series 2: Jan. 23 and 30 and Series 3: Mar. 23 and 31. For more, or to register, call 571-231-7018 or visit Army Community Service.

Tax Center Volunteers Needed

The Fort Belvoir Legal Assistance Office needs volunteers to help prepare state and federal income taxes for the upcoming tax season. Volunteers will get training and a chance to help out the military community. Interested volunteers call Ralph Joyner, 703-805-4370.

Leisure Travel Services

Leisure Travel Services is a one-stop shop for patrons looking for a weekend getaway, discounted tickets, promotional hotel rates, or a trip to far off lands. They offer vacation packages, reduced-rate tickets for Disney Parks, Kings Dominion, Six Flags, Busch Gardens, Baltimore Aquarium, Universal Studio, movie theaters, and more. LTS is located in

the Community Center, 1200 Taylor Road. View a list of discounted tickets and travel options on For more, call703-805-3714.

Youth Ministries

The Religious Support Office has active middle and high school programs for each faith community on Fort Belvoir comprised of weekly meetings, small groups, retreats, contemporary worship and other activities. For more info, Catholic: 703-806-5745; Jewish: 703-806-3393; Protestant: 703-806-3958.