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24 August 2015

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INFORMATION BLAST

 GREATER JAX USO

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IN THIS ISSUE:   Mayport “No Dough” Dinner, Jacksonville Armada tickets, 2015 Jacksonville Jaguars, Mayport Job Fair, NAS Jax “No Dough” Dinner, 11TH Annual Jason Burnett Motorcycle Ride, NMCRS Budget for Baby Class, Brenau University Grand Opening, Military Monday at PDQ, Web.com Tour tickets.

MAYPORT USO “NO DOUGH DINNER”- MONDAY, AUGUST 24TH

Monday, August 24TH from 5:00PM-7:00PM, the Mayport USO Center will host a “No Dough Dinner”. This is free for Active Duty Service Members and their immediate families. The wonderful staff and volunteers will serve fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, green beans, coleslaw, and dessert . Thank you to the “NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION” for sponsoring this meal. 

JACKSONVILLE ARMADA VS. SAN ANTONIO SCORPIONS TICKETS- SATURDAY, AUGUST 29TH

The NAS Jax and Mayport USO offices will begin distributing tickets to the Jacksonville Armada vs. San Antonio Scorpions game on Tuesday, August 25th at 9:00AM. Tickets are for the Saturday, August 29th game at 7:30PM  at Community First Park. These tickets are open to ACTIVE Duty and their dependents.

2015 JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS- SEE ATTACHED SCHEDULE FOR SALE DATES

Tickets for the Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Detroit Lions game go on sale today at noon. * Tickets are $20 each cash only and will include a meal voucher and access to a private USO lounge.

JAGUARS TICKET GUIDELINES

1. Jaguar Ticket sales will begin at NOON at the MAYPORT AND NAS JAX USO Centers and at SUBASE Kings Bay Off Crew Building per the above schedule.  Price is $20.00 per ticket (cash only) – All ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS, FLA NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE PERSONNEL, RETIREES, and DEPENDENTS are eligible to purchase/use these tickets. 

2.  Military personnel with authorized dependents may buy a MAXIMUM of 4 tickets IF member and dependents equals 4, if you have less than 4 you may only purchase total for family, NOT 4, i.e. 1 for the service member and 3 for authorized dependents, only 2 if just military member and spouse, etc.  Spouses may purchase tickets for military personnel, but under no circumstances are dependent children authorized to represent the service member/spouse to purchase tickets. Larger families desiring to purchase in excess of 4 tickets must be approved by the USO Center Director. 

3.  Single service members may purchase a MAXIMUM of 2 tickets, one for their use and one for a guest.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

4.  For deployable commands, a request for a “block of game day tickets” may be requested by CO/XO/CMC only to the Executive Director.  These blocks may be approved for commands either deploying or returning during the season.  Requests, with justification, must be sent to Mike O’Brien, Executive Director at mobrien@usojax.com

5.  If anyone is caught purchasing excess tickets or reselling tickets he/she will be prohibited from buying any more tickets for the entire season.

6.  THANK YOU for your support and we appreciate everyone’s honesty/integrity to ensure only authorized personnel purchase these tickets which ensures everyone has an equal opportunity to enjoy the NFL Experience.  A special Thanks to the Jacksonville Jaguars for their continued and exceptional support of our military and their families.

7. No over the phone transactions, tickets are first come, first served.

MAYPORT JOB FAIR- THURSDAY, AUGUST 27TH

There will be a job fair at the Mayport USO on Thursday, August 27th from 12:00PM-5:00PM. Local and out of area employers will be on site for interviews. See attached for more information.

NAS JAX “NO DOUGH” DINNER- WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26TH

Wednesday, August 26th from 5:00PM-7:00PM, the NAS JAX USO Center will host a “No Dough Dinner” at FRA #91 located at 5391 Collins Road. This is free for Active Duty, National Guard, and their dependents. USO staff and volunteers will be serving tacos, Spanish rice, and dessert. Thank you “LOCKHEED MARTIN” for sponsoring this dinner.

BUDGET FOR BABY NMCRS- ONGOING

Are you expecting a little bundle of joy?

The Navy Marine Corps Relief Society at Mayport hosts a budget for baby class on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 1:00PM-2:30PM. To sign up for a class at Mayport, call (904) 270-5418 ext. 1504. Upon completion of the class, you’ll receive a baby’s first sea bag that includes free baby items and a handmade baby blanket.

The Navy Marine Corps Relief Society at NAS Jacksonville hosts the budget for baby class at 10:00AM on the first Wednesday of the month and at 6:00PM on the 3rd Thursday of each month. To register for a class at NAS Jacksonville, call (904) 542-3515. Upon completion of the class, you’ll receive a baby’s first sea bag that includes free baby items and a handmade baby blanket.

BRENAU UNIVERSITY GRAND OPENING- TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST

Brenau University is hosting a grand opening event for the new Jacksonville campus on Tuesday, September 1st from 4:00-6:00PM. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy a cookout, games, music, and tour the campus. See attached flyer for more information.

11TH ANNUAL JASON BURNETT MEMORIAL RIDE SEPTEMBER 12TH

Join us on Saturday, September 12th for the 11TH  Annual Jason Burnett Motorcycle Ride. If you can’t join us for the ride, please consider making a small donation to support this very worthy cause. Ride registrations benefit the USO care package campaign. Participants can enjoy food, raffles, and live music after the ride to benefit the Greater Jacksonville USO. For more information, see attached flyer and visit usobenefitride.com.

MILITARY MONDAY AT PDQ- 1ST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH

On the first Monday of every month, PDQ hosts Military Monday and offers 50% off of your entire order, all day, for you and your family if you are a member of the military in uniform or have a valid military ID.

In addition to the numerous programs for our active duty personnel and family members, each USO Center (Mayport, NAS JAX, and JIA) offer:

Free Notary services (NAS and Mayport Centers ONLY).

  • Free Fax services
  • Free Copier services
  • Free Internet services

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CONTACT

INFORMATION

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NAS JAX USO CENTER
P.O. Box 108, Bldg 1050

Jacksonville, FL 32212-0108
Lisabeth Quinn

lquinn@usojax.com

Volunteers Welcome

904-778-2821

Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday

To volunteer, please visit www.usovolunteer.org

 

MAYPORT USO CENTER
2560 Mayport Road

Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

Pam Coates

pam@usojax.com

Volunteers Needed!

904-246-3481
Open Monday-Friday 9am-9pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday

 

USO WELCOME CENTER
Jacksonville International Airport
Main Terminal, First Floor
Jacksonville, FL
Open 7 days a week from 7 am to 11 pm
Jim Bury – Director

jbury@usojax.com

904-305-4467(cell) or 904-741-6655

To volunteer, please visit www.usovolunteer.org

 

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