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Youth Sports Program builds success from volunteers, always needs more November 29, 2011 — The Youth Sports Program aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is on the move.First, it has been particularly successful in providing little to no cost extracurricular athletic outlets and mentorship opportunities for the youth aboard MCB Camp Lejeune.Second, the Youth Sports center is in the process of relocating to a new location, due to MORE
First of five new childcare development centers opens November 28, 2011 — The need for childcare aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is an ongoing concern for service members and their families, but with five new child development centers opening by next year, the wait list for care should shorten dramatically.Friday, base leadership held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the first of the new CDCs. The 24-room, 300 max MORE
Vouchers provide financial relief during holiday season November 28, 2011 — Every year, thousands of people look forward to the winter holiday season. However, there are many who dread Thanksgiving and Christmas because they can't afford to give their families the holiday meal they want.The Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Chaplain's Office, with help from the USO of North Carolina-Jacksonville center, can assist those MORE
Fortunate Sons complete 1,000 Mile Hike November 28, 2011 — After approximately two months, a journey that began with a few reserves yet started without hesitancy, came to a close, having braved a host of events ranging from a herd of elk to a retired commandant of the Marine Corps.Fortunate Sons, the group of active-duty Marines that embarked on a 1,000-mile journey on foot across North Carolina, recently MORE
MCFTB loads up Resource Arsenal workshop November 21, 2011 — “Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for service members and their families by providing knowledge, skills, education and training in support of mission readiness.”In celebration of Nation Month of the Military Family, that Marine Corps Family Team Building mission was showcased during a Resource Arsenal held at the Ball Center aboard MORE
Holiday shopping season begins at annual craft fair November 19, 2011 — Millions of products ranging from picture frames to decorative items are mass produced by companies and sold in stores all over the world.Machines and assembly lines make such feats possible, but when a craft is created by a single pair of hands, the passion of that individual is expressed in their creations.Artisans of many talents and backgrounds MORE
Christmas comes early at decorating workshop November 19, 2011 — When doors opened for Black Friday, mobs of people swarmed the shelves and rushed to grab merchandise, most of which will be gifts for Christmas. Buying gifts may have been difficult, but for some, the challenge lies in wrapping and decorating presents. For patrons aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, the Christmas Card workshop hosted by Marine MORE
Thousands of pies given away at Marine Corps Main Exchange November 18, 2011 — For many, the best part about Thanksgiving is spending time with loved ones and feasting on the long-awaited turkey dinner. After hours of devouring turkey, stuffing and potatoes, there may be little room for desert.Marine Corps Family Team Building hopes to fill what room will be left in the stomachs of many, tomorrow when they gave away thousands MORE
Thanksgiving meals for service members November 18, 2011 — While plenty of service members are on their way home for the Thanksgiving holiday, there are still plenty of places itching to provide comfort and a slice of home to service members and their families.Through the recreation centers, the USO of North Carolina-Jacksonville center and homes in the community, service members and their families aboard MORE
Bluegrass jam sessions held at USO November 17, 2011 — From "front-porch pickers" to professional musicians, community members gathered at the USO of North Carolina-Jacksonville center to share their love for bluegrass music.Every second Thursday of each month, the USO holds a Bluegrass Jam from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.The informal-style concert is open to all bluegrass musicians who are looking for a place MORE

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