2013-08-29 / Naval Community

Naval Community Briefs

Labor Day on the Deck

Enjoy Labor Day at the Officers’ Club with a last hurrah celebration on Monday, Sept. 2, 4-10 p.m. Traditional cookout fare will be available and the Alger Mitchell Duo will sing the songs of summer from 5-9 p.m. All hands with base access are invited to attend. Tickets are $14.75, $10.75 for ages 8-12, and $7.75 ages 4-7. For more information, call 401-841-1442.

VFW Clam Boil

The Middletown VFW will host a clam boil dinner at the post, 52 Underwood Lane, on Sept. 1 at 2 p.m. Veterans do not need to be post members to attend. Call 401-501- 1721 for tickets.

SNA Golf

The Surface Navy Association will host its annual SNA Fall Golf Tournament at Beaver River Golf Course in West Kingston on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The shotgun scramble start is at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $75 and includes green fees, cart, lunch and door prizes. Signup and fees required by Sept. 9. Contact Lcdr. Jeff Ward at snagolfnewport@gmail.com.

NOSC Moms Fashion Night

The Newport Officers’ Spouses’ Club will hold a back-to-school Fashion Night for Moms at Frankie’s, 136 Thames St., on Friday, Sept. 6, 6-8 p.m. Wine and cheese will be provided. Register at newportosc.org. Email socials@newportosc.org for more information.

Intramural Flag Football

The intramural flag football league season runs Oct. 1- Nov. 14 and is open to active duty personnel, retirees, family members, reservists and DoD employees age 18 and older. Registration begins on Monday, Sept 2 at the Fitness Center front desk. There is a $15 fee for DoD employees. For more information, call 401-841-3420.

Ombudsmen Assembly

The Fleet and Family Support Center will hold an Ombudsmen Assembly Meeting at Naval Health Clinic New England on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 6-8 p.m. For more information or to register, call 401-841-2283.

Race to Remember

Naval Station Newport will sponsor A Race to Remember, a tribute to remember fallen heroes, on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 6 a.m. The event is open to all personnel with base access. Both the 5K run and 1.5-mile walk courses begin and end at the Weenachasett Bridge. Commands are encouraged to participate. For more information, call 401-841-3154.

NUWC Luncheon

The NUWC retirees’ luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at McGovern's Family Restaurant, 310 Shove Street, Fall River, Mass. Lunch will be served at noon in the Laurel Room, entrance at the end of the building. Cost is $16. No reservations are required. Contact Bev Ferris at 401-846-4292 for more information.

Newport CIV Dinner

The Newport Council for International Visitors will host its annual dinner meeting on Friday, Oct. 18 at the Vasco da Gama Hall. Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for non-members. The theme is "Celebrating the Irish in Newport." The evening will also honor Newport sister city Kinsale, Ireland. For more information or to reserve, contact Gail Keck at 401-560-0350 or president@newportciv.org.

Fall into Fun Canceled

The MWR Fall into Fun Carnival scheduled for Sept. 7 at Carr Point has been canceled.

Eight Bells Lecture

The Naval War College Museum’s Eight Bells Lecture Series will continue on Thursday, Sept. 12, with “Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton: Six Characteristics of High Performance Teams,” by Taylor Kiland and Peter Fretwell. The book examines why American POWs imprisoned at the “Hanoi Hilton” were so resilient in captivity and so successful in their subsequent careers, and the authors will discuss the principals practiced within the POW organizational culture that can be used to develop high performance teams anywhere.

The lecture is from noon to 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public but reservations are required. To reserve, call 401-841-2101 at least one working day prior to event.

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