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  • Fort Leavenworth Cub Scout Pack 1 will be selling coffee door to door the week of Oct. 16. Orders will be taken with payment up front. The Scouts will also be selling coffee at the Commissary Oct. 21 and at Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 28. Money earned will help fund the local program, awards, the pinewood derby event, day camp and other activities.
    Child and Youth Services is offering lunch and learn programs from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month now through May at the Osage Child Development Center, 130 Dickman Ave. The programs will include cooking demonstrations and healthy eating tips. The programs are free for CYS parents, sign up by noon the day prior by calling 684-5138. Future program dates are Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Feb. 13, March 13, April 10 and May 8.
    Carlson Wagonlit Travel/SATO’s business hours are now 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Customers can always contact CWT SATO at the after-hours contact number (866) 832-8692.
    The monthly mandatory post training will include face-to-face Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention training. The training is the first Wednesday of the month (except January and July 2018 when the training will be the second Wednesday.) The order of training is Suicide Prevention from 8-9 a.m., Threat Awareness Reporting Program from 9-10 a.m., SHARP from 10-11 a.m. and Army Substance Abuse Program from 11 a.m. to noon. Suicide Prevention, TARP and SHARP are yearly requirements. The requirement for ASAP is for newcomers to the installation to attend the class once. All attending must now sign-in before the start of each class with a Common Access Card. Contact Workforce Development at (913) 684-1606 for information.
    The annual Fort Leavenworth Retiree appreciation Day is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Lewis and Clark Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
    The Fort Leavenworth Consignment and Thrift Store, on the corner of Pope and Grant Avenues, will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 14.The store will also be open until 5 p.m. Oct. 17. Normal hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and consignments are taken until 12:30 p.m. when open.
    All military personnel entering post on a motorcycle must show a valid Motorcycle Safety Foundation card or be turned away at the gate. Motorcycle safety courses are scheduled for the year. The next Basic Rider Courses are Oct. 24-25 and Nov. 1-2. Motorcycles are provided for the Basic Rider Course. The next Basic Rider Courses II (formerly known as the Experienced Rider Course) are Oct. 19 and Nov. 3. Soldiers attending the Basic Rider Course II must have their own properly licensed and insured motorcycle, along with all personal protective equipment. The next Sports Bike Course is Oct. 14. Class sizes are limited. A unit training administrator must enroll a prospective student through the Digital Training Management System at least 10 days before the class date. For information, contact the Garrison Safety Office at 684-1741.
    Page 2 of 2 - Personnel claims for damage to household goods are handled by the U.S. Army Claims Service Center for Personnel Claims Supports in Fort Knox, Ky. The Fort Leavenworth Claims office will only be available to assist claimants to effectively contact the USARCS-CPCS with a claim. For more information, contact the Fort Leavenworth Claims Office at 684-4913.
    The public is encouraged to submit nominations for the Fort Leavenworth Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding military and civilian leaders of the U.S. armed forces who have served at Fort Leavenworth and have made a significant contribution to the achievement, tradition or history of Fort Leavenworth and the armed forces. Nominees must be deceased, discharged or retired from active-duty or civilian service at least 10 years before the nomination. For nominations, contact the Combined Arms Center History Office at 684-2125/2132 or e-mail kelvin.d. crow.civ@mail.mil or joseph.r.bailey1.civ@mail.mil with the nominee’s name, a short description of his or her service and contributions to Fort Leavenworth and the Army.
    The Fort Leavenworth staff judge advocate’s legal assistance and claims offices hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays. The offices are closed on all federal and training holidays.
    Household hazardous waste can be dropped off at the HHW Collection Point in the basement of 810 McClellan Ave. weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There are also outside drop-off cabinets that can be used after hours. Products should be kept in their original containers, when possible. Household hazardous waste includes automotive products, home improvement products, paint, varnish, paint thinner, paint stripper, caulk and adhesives, pesticides, household cleaners, batteries, cosmetics, lighter fluid, and arts and crafts materials. E-waste is also accepted at the collection point, including computers, cell phones, cameras, modems, monitors, televisions, printers, game systems and general electronics. Used motor oil and antifreeze can be dropped off at the Auto Craft Center at 911 McClellan Ave. or at an off-post garage.
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