7 MAY: FCPS Parent Resource Center workshop on “Summer Safety – Every Step of the Way.” Thursday, May
7th from 10am to noon at the Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services (Entrance 1, Room 100), 2334 Gallows Road, Dunn Loring, VA. A map and directions are at http://commweb.fcps.edu/directory/map_base.cfm?locid=5101 The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department will present this important workshop to help you protect your child this summer and all year long! Learn how the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is with you every step of the way helping you protect your children. Take away resources to share with your entire family. Have your questions answered by the experts! Download the flier at http://www.fcps.edu/dss/osp/prc/resources/events/documents/FairfaxCountyFireandRescue workshop.pdf. Please get more info by calling the Parent Resource Center at 703-204-3941 or registering online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SumSafety.
30 MAY: Open Swim at Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall. Starting Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10am to noon at
Zembiec Pool, 1555 Southgate Road, Building 29, Room 305, Fort Myer, VA. EFMP families will have a designated area of the pool available in which to swim Portable chair lift available as well as pool toys! Open Swim Events are FREE and open to EFMP families of all branches of service. Upcoming EFMP Open Swim Dates (Scheduled for every other Saturday) on June 13, June 27, July 11, July 25, August 8, and August 22. Please register one day prior to each event by calling 703-696-0783 or 703-693-5353.
FORT BELVOIR, VIRGINIA UPCOMING EVENTS
Screamfree Date Night with Guest Speaker Hal Runkel. Join us for this life changing event! Combining timeless principles, the foremost clinical research and LOL speaking style, Screamfree presents a vision for intimate relationships unlike most everything you’ve ever heard. Screamfree is not about “fighting fair” or “meeting one another’s needs” or “becoming compatible.” None of these can truly grow you as a person or improve your marriage. A Screamfree Marriage begins with calming your anxiety and focusing on individual self-respect, championing
your own personal growth as a key to intimacy. Limited child care available. Pre-Registration Required. To Register Call 703-805-2631 or email email@example.com. May 14th from 1800 to 2030. Deadline to register for Child Care May 7th.
May Screamfree Marriage Seminar on Saturday Mornings. The Screamfree Marriage journey begins with learning calming ways to reduce anxiety by focusing on individual self-respect and personal growth. Two key main ingredients to intimacy. You will have the opportunity to learn how to relate to each other in a calm, cool, connected way and celebrate differences creating a foundation for a great relationship. Limited Child Care is Available. Pre-registration is required. To Register Call 703-805-2631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. May 16th and May 23rd from 0930 to 1230. Deadline to Register for Child Care is May 8th. Five Love Languages for Adults and Children. A Secret to learning how to help your spouse and child(ren) feel loved is learning how to speak his or her love language. During this workshop you will learn about the Five Love Languages, how to recognize your own love language and ways to begin speaking your partner’s and child’s love language. Pre-registration is required. Limited Child Care Available. To Register Call 703-805-2631 or email email@example.com. May 14th from 1100 to 1330
Five Love Languages for Adults. A Secret to learning how to help your spouse and child(ren) feel loved is
learning how to speak his or her love language. During this workshop you will learn about the Five Love Languages, how to recognize your own love language and ways to begin speaking your partner’s and child’s love language. Pre-registration is required. Limited Child Care Available. To Register Call 703-805-2631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. May 14th from 1100 to 1330 Five Love Languages for Adults. May 21st from 1100 to 1330 Five Love Languages for Children. Deadline to register for child care is May 14th.
15 MAY: The Exceptional Family Member Program: Family Cook Night. May 15 from 6:30 to 9pm at the USO Warrior and Family Center, 5940 9th Street (Corner of 9th and Belvoir) Fort Belvoir, VA. Cook up something great with a little help from the best! We’ve joined forces with SFC Summerford to create
delicious, nutritious and satisfying meals that give both you and your family the benefits of vital health combined with great flavor. Space is limited, Registration is required by May 4th 2015. For more information call 703.696.0783/ 706.804.4418/4435/4437.
19 MAY: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefits Training. 19 May 15 from 6:30 to 8pm at the Fort Belvoir ACS, 9800 Belvoir Road, Bldg 200 Fort Belvoir, VA. Learn the myriad
of rules governing SSI/SSDI as Guest Speaker Matthew Famiglietti of the Law Office of Matthew T Famiglietti PLLC,
explain the Initial Eligibility, Application Process and Understanding the Benefits for people with disabilities. For
additional questions regarding the EFMP SSI/SSDI Workshop, call ACS Exceptional Family Member Program at 703-696-0783 or 703-805-4418/4437/4435.2015 CREDO Retreats. All CREDO Marriage Enrichment and Personal Resiliency retreats are FREE (including meals and lodging) and are open to Active Duty, Reservist (Active Status)
and their Immediate Family Members. For more information or to register please call: (202) 767-5900 or (202) 767-5902. Or email CREDO.NDW.email@example.com. More info is on the website at www.jbabchapel.wordpress.com
MARINE CORP BASE, QUANTICO, VIRGINIA UPCOMING EVENTS
Activities and workshops are open to all military connected families enrolled in EFMP or with children with special needsactive duty or retired all branches or service. You can register to attend any of the above listed events by emailing the Quantico EFMP mailbox at quanticoefmpoffice@usmcmccs. org or call by calling the Quantico EFMP office at 571-931-0524.
JOINT BASE ANACOSTIA-BOLLING, DC UPCOMING EVENT
Change in location. USAF Exceptional Family Member Program and Special Needs Identification & Assignment Coordination, daily Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:30pm at Building 1100 (2nd floor, Room 259), Bolling Air Force Base, BC. POC is Ms. Ruth Jones at (202) 404-6551. The EMFP and SNIAC are two separate yet related functions working together to enhance the quality of life for Air Force Families. The programs support and identify active duty sponsors who have EFM’s with special educational or medical needs.•
MILITARY RESOURCES ON FACEBOOK
Hampton Roads EFMP/Special Needs Families (Virginia) Facebook Group at
Virginia Military Families Special Needs Facebook Group at
Military Families with Special Needs (Worldwide) Facebook Group at
Air Force Special Needs/EFMP Families (Worldwide) Facebook group at