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| October 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Today

New York Absentee Ballots — All military and overseas New York residents can get their ballots online, Oct. 29, at www.FVAP.gov. These are full ballots with all federal, state and local races. Ballots must be postmarked by Nov. 1, to arrive at the local election jurisdiction and be counted for the Nov. 2 election. For more information, check with your unit voting assistance officer.

Illinois Absentee Ballots  — All military and overseas Illinois residents can get their ballots online, Oct. 29, at www.FVAP.gov. These are full ballots with all federal, state and local races. Ballots from Boone, Jersey and St. Clair counties will be counted if received by Nov. 18; and ballots from Hancock, Massac and Schuyler counties will be counted if received by Nov. 19. Voted ballots from all other Illinois counties must be received by Nov. 16, and be postmarked by Nov. 1. 

Hawaii Meth Project — Learn about drug use in Hawaii and the mainland at the “Hawaii Meth Project” presentation, Oct. 29, 2-4 p.m., Assembly Hall, Building 1554, Fort Shafter Flats. The director of Hawaii Meth Project will discuss the use of methamphetamines and how they affect schools, children and communities. Participants will get credit for two hours of prevention education training. Call 438-1600, ext. 3481, or e-mail sheila.woods1@9rrc.army.mil.

November

3 / Wednesday

Fort Shafter PXmarket Meeting — The next Fort Shafter PXmarket Meeting for the Oahu South community is scheduled for Nov. 3, 10:15-11:15 a.m., at the Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter. All Oahu South community members are invited to attend. Call 438-6996. 

9 / Tuesday

Military Family Appreciation — The 45th Sustainment Brigade is sponsoring a Military Family Appreciation event at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. All Soldiers and families of the 45th Sust. Bde. are invited to attend. RSVP at 397-9492.

15 / Monday

Army-Hawaii Recycles Day — Army Hawaii Recycles Day is set for Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Kaena Community Center, Schofield Barracks. For a complete list of items that will be accepted, visit www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil, click on “Post Information,” then “Post Events.” Call 656-5411.

Ongoing

Lyman Road Closures — Lyman Road, Schofield Barracks, will be repaved from Dec. 20-Feb. 1, 2011. All work will be done in the evenings. Lyman Road will be drivable from 5 a.m.-6 p.m., daily. During the nightly closures, Foote Gate will serve as the visitor control center. Access to Duck Road in the evenings will be limited. Motorists are urged to take appropriate steps to limit traffic during that period.

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