Take Note – August 8, 2014

Protest in Kaiserslautern
A planned demonstration denouncing NATO military actions, aircraft pollution and other concerns will take place 7 to 8 p.m. Monday in Kaiserslautern’s pedestrian zone near Stiftskirche. Violence is not expected, however it is recommended that all personnel avoid this event, as with all protests or areas of civil unrest. If assistance is required, call German Polizei at 112 or the 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron at 0631-536-6060/8005.

Dancers needed
Ramstein Air Force Association, Chapter 507 will sponsor a “Dancing with the Stars” benefit gala 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Interested dance competitors should contact Chief Master Sgt. Robert Lovett at 480-7711 and Sandra Johnson at 480-6035 by Wednesday. Training sessions will be Wednesdays at the Ramstein Community Center. Price for the black tie event is $30. Funds will support the Wounded Warrior Project.

Team Ramstein Hispanic Heritage Committee will meet 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 19, 21, 26 and 28, and Sept. 2, 16 and 30 in the U.S. Air Forces in Europe chaplain conference room, Bldg. 562 on Ramstein. For more information, call 480-5862 or 480-0977.
Mouthguard clinic
Ramstein Dental Clinic will sponsor a walk-in mouthguard clinic 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Aug. 16 in Bldg. 2114.

Bazaar Round-Up Social
The Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club will meet for a Bazaar Round-Up Social 9:30 a.m. Aug. 27 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Meet new friends, and learn all about how the upcoming bazaar benefits the community. Make reservations by Aug. 21 at www.ramsteinosc.org. The event will include a barbecue buffet with berry cobbler for dessert, door prizes and a Golden Ticket drawing. For more information on the Ramstein Welfare Bazaar, visit

Cycle for STEM
KMC Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Chapter 158 will host Cycle for Sciene, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Aug. 16 to 18. Passionate cyclists will revel in the challenge of pedaling 230 km from Bonn, Germany to Ramstein on the Rhine Cycle Route. All Cycle for STEM proceeds help the AFCEA Educational Foundation provide scholarships and grants to deserving STEM students and teachers. Registration fee is $100 and includes two nights camping, two breakfasts, two lunches, and water and snacks along the ride. There will be support teams available to transport all gear. Each rider will need to raise a minimum of $250 in sponsorship. For details, call Master Sgt. Todd Weingeroff at 480-3435 or Master Sgt. Paul Vinson at 478-3737, or email cycleforstem@kmcafcea.org or visit www.afcea.org/events/cycleforstem/14/index.asp.

Golf tournament
The Hispanic Heritage Committee Golf Tournament will take place Aug. 28 at the Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein. Entry fee is $50 per person and $40 for course members. Registration starts 6:30 a.m., start time is 8 a.m. Players and teams must sign up by Aug. 25. For more information or to register, call 478-1726 or 479-2516.

Orientation tour
USO will offer a free new orientation tour, “Welcome to Kaiserslautern,” Aug. 19. Newcomers will depart 8 a.m. from the Vogelweh Bowling Center and 8:30 a.m. in front of the Ramstein Passenger Terminal, Bldg. 3333. Tour participants will receive a historical overview of Kaiserslautern, hear some local legends and get many practical tips from experienced guides. It is recommended to bring euros for lunch and shopping. The tour is free, but interested participants must sign up at one of the USO offices. Other dates will be Sept. 27, Oct. 18,
Nov. 11 and Dec. 6.