Take Note — April 21, 2017

Helpers needed

Ramstein-Miesenbach will offer an environmental day Saturday to keep the city clean and to make a contribution to environmental protection. Volunteers are needed to help collect trash and garbage. Interested helpers will meet at 9 a.m. at the city nursery in Talstrasse. They will get divided in groups, which are escorted by a vehicle with tools and equipment. Volunteers should bring their own work gloves and a high visibility vest if available. At noon all volunteers will return to the premises of the city nursery where the collected trash will be disposed in containers. Snacks and drinks will be offered. To register for participation, call Angelika Lenz at  06371-592102 or send an email to angelika.lenz@ramstein.de.

Seminar for retirees

The 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office in conjunction with the KMC Retiree Council will be conducting a Retiree Spring 2017 Information Seminar 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 29 in Bldg. 2402 on Ramstein. The seminar will include briefings and question and answer sessions. If you plan to attend, register by contacting the RAO at 480-5486 or 06381-47-5486, or email 86aw.rao@us.af.mil.

Office closures

The KMC Housing Office as well as the Furnishings Management Section will be closed May 1 and May 25 due to German legal holidays, and May 29 due to Memorial Day.

The KMC Housing Office as well as the Furnishings Management Section will close at 11:30 a.m. May 10 due to training.

Joint Combat Dining-In

The KMC 5/6 will hold their annual Joint Combat Dining-In May 6 at the Pulaski Track. The event is open to KMC military personnel. The opening ceremony will be at 4 p.m.; in-processing will start at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $10 for E1 to E4; $20 for E5 to E6, and $25 for E7 to E9 and officers. Tickets will be available for purchase at the KMCC from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 26 and May 3.

Retiree appreciation

The 86th Dental Squadron will offer a retiree appreciation event for retired U.S. military members May 8 and 9. They will offer exams and cleanings. Limited operative care will also be available. To sign up, call 06371-46-2210.

Volunteers needed

Volunteers and support is needed for the Rheinland Pfalz KMC Special Olympics May 19 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center. For details, email KMCRPSpecialOlympics@gmail or visti KMC Rheinland Pfalz Facebook page.

Blood drives

The Armed Services Blood Program-Europe will conduct the following blood drives:

Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Bldg. 3330

Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. KMCC Food Court

To make an appointment to donate, visit www.militarydonor.com. Click on “Donate Blood,”

then click “Landstuhl, Germany” and find a drive near you. Walk-ins are welcome.

ASBP-Europe has openings for units to host blood drives Monday, and May 9, 15, 16, 22 and 31. Gain unit cohesion, leadership skills and the satisfaction of helping others. For more information, contact Colleen Urban at 590-5958 or find it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ASBBCEUR.

Study for volunteers

Do you have foot or heel pain? Interested in a safe, innovative laser therapy treatment? Participants must be 18 to 65-year-old, eligible for care at Landstuhl Regional medical Center and have plantar fasciitis. For details contact a study team member at 590-4059 or o6371-9464-4059 or footpainlaserstudy@gmail.com.

Support needed

The Armed Services Blood Bank Center-Europe needs units and organizations to host blood drives in the local area.  All the blood they collect will stay within the military. For details, call 590-5885 or 06371-9464-5885, or email colleen.m.urban.civ@mail.mil.