USO INFORMATION BLAST
GREATER JAX USO
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JAGUARS VS STEELERS TICKETS GO ON SALE AT THE NAS JAX AND MAYPORT USO OFFICES TODAY AT NOON AND THE OFF CREW BUILDING AT KINGS BAY FROM 12:00-1:00PM.
TICKETS ARE $20 EACH/CASH ONLY.
IN THIS ISSUE: Mayport “No Dough Dinner”, GCU Lunch and Learn, NAS Jax “No Dough Dinner”, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jacksonville Jaguars “Give and Go” Program, GCU Day, Military Spouse Compass Program, Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, Recycling Program.
MAYPORT USO “NO DOUGH DINNER” – SEPTEMBER 22ND
Monday, September 22ND 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 chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, corn, salad, and dessert. THANK YOU TO “NAVY LEAGUE” FOR SPONSORING THIS “NO DOUGH DINNER”AND BURGER KING FOR BEING THE TITLE SPONSOR OF OUR “NO DOUGH DINNER” PROGRAM.
GCU LUNCH AND LEARN- NAS JAX SEPTEMBER 15TH
Stop by the NAS Jacksonville USO office on Monday, September 15th from 11:00AM-1:00PM for a lunch and learn opportunity presented by Grand Canyon University. A representative from GCU will be on hand to answer questions about going back to school and GCU. Lunch will be provided. This event is open to Active Duty, Reservists, National Guard, Retirees, and Dependents.
GCU LUNCH AND LEARN- MAYPORT SEPTEMBER 17TH
Stop by the Mayport USO office on Wednesday, September 17th from 11:00AM-1:00PM for a lunch and learn opportunity presented by Grand Canyon University. A representative from GCU will be on hand to answer questions about going back to school and GCU. Lunch will be provided. This event is open to Active Duty, Reservists, National Guard, Retirees, and Dependents.
NAS JAX USO “NO DOUGH DINNER”- WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH
Wednesday, September 24th from 5:00PM-7:00PM, the NAS Jax USO Center will host a “No Dough Dinner” at FRA#91 on Collins Road. This is free for Active Duty Service Members, National Guard, and their immediate families. The wonderful staff and volunteers will serve a build your own nachos bar and dessert. THANK YOU TO “FOR THE TROOPS BRAND SAUCES” FOR SPONSORING THIS DINNER AND NORTHROP GRUMMAN FOR BEING THE TITLE SPONSOR OF OUR NAS JAX “NO DOUGH DINNER” PROGRAM.
2014 JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
Date of Game Opponent Time Date Tix Sale Begins
Sep. 21st Indianapolis Colts 1:00PM ON SALE NOW
Oct. 5th Pittsburgh Steelers 1:00PM Sep. 15th
Oct. 19th Cleveland Browns 1:00PM Oct. 6th
Oct. 26th Miami Dolphins 1:00PM Oct. 13th
Nov. 30th New York Giants 1:00PM Nov. 17th
Dec. 7th Houston Texans 1:00PM Nov. 24th
Dec. 18th Tennessee Titans 8:25PM Dec. 1st
***Note: City of Jax Military Appreciation Game.
TICKETS TO THE PRESEASON ARE OPEN TO ACTIVE, RETIRED, RESERVISTS, NATIONAL GUARD, VETS WITH ID AND DEPENDENTS.
JAGUARS TICKET GUIDELINES
1. Jaguar Ticket sales will begin at NOON at the MAYPORT, NAS JAX USO Centers and at SUBASE Kings Bay Off-Crew Building per the above schedule:
NOTE: Price is $20.00 per ticket (cash only) this year – ACTIVE DUTY, NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVISTS, RETIREES, VETERANS WITH ID, AND DEPENDENTS ARE ELLIGIBLE TO PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE REGULAR SEASON GAMES. EACH TICKET PURCHASED COMES WITH A “VOUCHER” FOR A FREE BOX LUNCH AND SODA/WATER. JAX AREA USO WILL HAVE ITS OWN “USO SEATING SECTION” WITH HEAD FACILITIES AND CONSESSION TO PURCHASE DISCOUNT DRINKS, AND USO LOUNGE. SEATING WILL BE IN SECTIONS 430 & 431.
2. 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 email@example.com .
3. If anyone is caught purchasing excess tickets or reselling tickets he/she will be prohibited from buying any more tickets for the entire season.
4. 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.
5. No over the phone transactions, tickets are first come, first served.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS GIVE AND GO PROGRAM - ALL SEASON
Want to support your Greater Jacksonville USO while seeing the big game? Purchase your Jacksonville Jaguars tickets via the link: http://npc.nonprofitctr.org/shell/jaguars_tickets.asp?msid=237
Not only will you save, but the troops win with a portion of your purchase coming back to support the Greater Jacksonville USO. For a list of seating and pricing, please see the information on our facebook page facebook.com/JaxUSO. PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARE NOT THE SAME AS THE $20 TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE THROUGH THE USO.
THINKING ABOUT GOING BACK TO SCHOOL? - GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY INFORMATION DAY
Are you thinking about going back to school? Do you have a son or daughter going off to school? Join us on Tuesdays at the NAS Jacksonville USO from 10:00AM-2:00PM and the Mayport USO from 3:30-6:30pm for more information on Grand Canyon University.
MILITARY SPOUSE COMPASS PROGRAM- ONGOING
COMPASS is a spouse-to-spouse mentoring program that introduces participants to all aspects of the military lifestyle in an informative fun atmosphere. COMPASS offers military spouses regardless of how new or seasoned they may be to the military lifestyle the opportunity to establish a peer network, acquire knowledge, get the resources needed and develop skills necessary to successfully meet future challenges of military life. Some examples of topics covered are military pay and benefits, dealing with deployment, and moving the military way. All course materials, babysitting and dinner and laughs are provided at no charge. Registration IS REQUIRED! Please visit www.gocompass.org to find a session near you.
HOMESLESS VETERANS REINTEGRATION PROGRAM- ONGOING
The City of Jacksonville, Military Affairs, Veteran Services, and Disabled Services provide a homeless veterans reintegration program. If you know of someone in need of assistance, please pass this information to them. See attached flyer for program details and qualifications.
The recycling program has been reinstated at the Mayport USO center. Paper items can be recycled in our bin to help us get a rebate.
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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NAS JAX USO CENTER
P.O. Box 108, Bldg 1050
Jacksonville, FL 32212-0108
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
Open Monday-Friday 9am-9pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday
USO WELCOME CENTER
Jacksonville International Airport
Main Terminal, First Floor
Open 7 days a week from 7 am to 11 pm
Jim Bury – Director
904-305-4467(cell) or 904-741-6655
To volunteer, please visit www.usovolunteer.org