Take Note — June 16, 2017

Road closure
Due to tree cutting works, road L369 (Kindsbacher Strasse) which connects the traffic circle outside the Ramstein West Gate with the traffic circle leading into Ramstein-Miesenbach will be closed 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.

Platelet donors needed
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is in great need of platelet donors of all blood types. Platelets must be transfused within five days of collections. Platelets can be donated up to 24 times per year. To schedule donations appointments between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays, call 590-5885/5958 or email colleen.m.urban.civ@mail.mil.

Current off-limits list
U.S. Forces personnel are prohibited from entering establishments or conducting business with the below firms, individuals and organizations, except as required by official business. U.S. Forces military members who violate this prohibition are subject to punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Civilians are cautioned these establishments have been declared off-limits to members of the armed forces because the commander has determined they threaten the health, safety, morale or welfare of service members.

Axel Burghammer (Car Sales), Alex Müller Strasse 97, Kaiserslautern

Ramona Fröhlich (Day Care), Hebelstrasse 12, Katzweiler

Talip Gundogan (The Green Smile), Kaemmererstrasse 69, Worms

Mohammand Koohi (Arya Club), Steinstrasse 56, Kaiserslautern

Gary MacNeil (Massage Business), Auf der Platte 48, Mackenbach

Edgar Mayer (Autohaus Mayer and Gas Station), Kaiserstrasse 87, Bruchmuehlbach

Brigitte Weinand (Day Care), Am Rathaus 4, Landstuhl

Steffen Wick (Investment Business), Auf Dem Riedel 21, Waldfischbach

Benefit cards for service members
Through Aug. 9, service members can present their orders to the Kaiserlautern Military Community Center Exchange customer service desk and receive an Operation PCS Benefit Card! The card entitles service members to 5 percent off qualifying purchases of $100 or more when they use their MILITARY STAR card in Exchange stores or at www.shopmyexchange.com. Benefit cards are valid for 90 days from issuance date. To apply for a MILITARY STAR card, authorized shoppers can visit www.MyECP.com.

No biking in park
Kaiserslautern city officials remind bicyclists not to ride their bikes through Stadtpark in Kaiserslautern.  The park in Pirmasenser Strasse is a place to relax, especially for senior citizens, who are limited in their mobility and do not feel safe when fast bikers pass them.

Blood drive
The Armed Services Blood Pro­gram-Europe will conduct a blood drive 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Crossroads Com­munity Center Skating Rink on Vogelweh. 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 donations July 11. 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.