Signal officers wives

The Signal Officers Wives Club’s event is Feb. 4, 11:15 a.m., at Clydes in the Mark Center, Alexandria. Franklin A. Robinson Jr., an archives specialist with the National Museum of American History, is guest speaker. Interested people are asked to call Barbara, 571-261-2540 for reservation help.

Mentors needed

The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program is recruiting volunteer mentors who can spend three to five hours a month mentoring Service members. Mentors serve as battle buddies for Service members facing Medical Evaluation Boards, due to injuries or illnesses. Interested mentors should contact Dennis Gauci,

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Functional Academic Skills Training

Barden Education Center’s education services offer Functional Academic Skills Training once a month. It is designed for Service members who want to build basic math, reading comprehension, and vocabulary skills to prepare for the Armed Forces Classification Test. The next class dates are Feb. 3-21. Call 703-805-9264 for details.

Wedding Fair, Bridal Show

The Officers’ Club’s Wedding Fair and Bridal Show is Feb. 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., featuring tastings, bridal fashion, music and vendors with trends in table designs; flowers; cakes; linens; and more.

The cost is $10 per person and everyone who goes gets a chance to win gifts throughout the show. For more, call 703-780-0930.

FVAP workshop

Mission partner voting officers and unit voting officers are invited to a Federal Voting Assistance Workshop, 9 a.m., Feb. 18, in the SHARP building, 1099 Hannah Lane. To register or get more info, call Stephan Patterson, 703-805-1061; or Kurtis Schell, 703-428-7614.

Housing health registry

The Army Medical Command established a Housing Environmental Health Response Registry to help address health or safety concerns of Army hous¬ing residents. Anyone interested in enrolling in the registry can call the toll-free hotline 24 hours a day to have ques¬tions answered at 800-984-8523.


The Mount Vernon Genealogical Society hosts genealogist John Philip Colletta, who will discuss conducting genealogical research in state archives. This free event is Feb. 18, 1-3 p.m., in Room 112 of the Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Road, Alexandria, 22308, near Fort Hunt Road. Information is available at

Garden club seeks members

The Belvoir Garden Club has been a part of the community since 1937, with a mission to encourage members in their love of gardening and floral design, and to help support Belvoir. The club meets on the third Tuesday of the month, September through May, at 10 a.m., Vernondale Community Center. For more information, call Alice Ess, 703-360-8853.

After the Storm

This free, two-part workshop helps couples who have experienced or are experiencing infidelity in their relationship learn how to find closure or heal in their relationship. March 23 and 31.

For info and registration, call 571-231-7018 or visit Army Community Service.

Parents’ Night Out

Offered by CYS for $25 per child. Happens on the second Saturday of every month, from 5-10 p.m. Pre-registration is required at 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, 9 a.m.-noon at the Community Center. For more, call 571-231-7027/7026.

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, call 703-805-3714.

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, conferences, contemporary worship and other activities. For more info, Catholic: 703-806-5745; Jewish: 703-806-3393; Protestant: 703-806-3958.

Resale Lot

The Resale lot is open for active duty, retirees, and DoD civilians to display a vehicle, RV, trailer, or boat (on a trailer) for sale. The lot is located at the corner of Gunston and Abbott roads. Cost for an 18-foot space is $45 for 30 days. Register for a space at the Automotive Skills Center. For more, call 703-806-4088.