2014-12-18 / Naval Community

Navy Community Briefs


Santa (Steve Fischer) stopped by the Naval Health Clinic’s Diversity Traditions Bake Sale table to remind all to temper their intake of the sweet treats with lots of fruits and vegetables. Pictured with Santa are HN Taylor Garrett and HN Ashley Espinosa. (Photo by Kathy MacKnight) Santa (Steve Fischer) stopped by the Naval Health Clinic’s Diversity Traditions Bake Sale table to remind all to temper their intake of the sweet treats with lots of fruits and vegetables. Pictured with Santa are HN Taylor Garrett and HN Ashley Espinosa. (Photo by Kathy MacKnight) Christmas Services

The Chapel of Hope will hold an ecumenical candlelight service on Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. and a Roman Catholic Mass at 9 a.m. on Christmas Day. Routine base access is required. Call 401-841-2234 for more information.

NHCNE Holiday Hours

The Naval Health Clinic New England will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 25 and 26. On Dec. 24 the clinic will be open regular hours from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. On Saturday, Dec. 27, the clinic will be open for acute appointments only from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 1-888-628-9633 for appointments.

Thrift Shop Holiday Closing

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Thrift Shop will close for the winter holidays; the last business day will be Thursday, Dec. 18. The donation bin will also close at that time. Donors will be able to resume using the bin beginning Saturday, Jan. 3. The Thrift Shop will reopen to customers on Tuesday, Jan. 6.

Intramural Basketball

The base intramural basketball season will run Jan. 12-March 19, and registration is being accepted through Jan. 5 at the John H. Chafee Fitness Center.

The program is open to active duty, retirees, reservists, eligible family members, and DoD civilians ages 18 and over. There is a $100 refundable forfeit fee per team. Teams must have matching shirts with numbers by the first game. There is a $15 fee for DoD civilians.

Games are played at the fitness center Monday-Thursday evenings at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. There will be a coaches meeting on Monday, Jan. 5 at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call Greg at 401-841-3420 or the fitness center at 841-3154.

Flu Immunizations

Naval Health Clinic New England offers flu vaccines to all military, beneficiaries, and DoD and contract personnel during regular hours at the immunization clinic, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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