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RAF Lakenheath community bulletins, February 9 - 16, 2007

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Animal welfare officer
The animal welfare officer handles all pet concerns. The AWO provides education and information on owning a pet on a military installation. For more information, call the pet welfare office at 226-5796.

Babysitter's course 
An American Red Cross Babysitter's Course is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 10. The class is in the Airman and Family Readiness Center, RAF Lakenheath. For more information or to sign-up, call the American Red Cross at 226- 1855.

Sports physicals 
The pediatrics clinic will conduct sports physicals Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. Appointments can be made through the appointment line or the front desk. Arrive 20 minutes prior to fill out all paperwork.

Commissary scholarship 
The RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall commissaries are giving away a $1500 scholarship. Qualified applicants may apply at either commissarie's. The deadline is Feb. 21. For more information on the scholarship, visit or call 226-3515.

Airman and Family Readiness Center

Pre-separation briefing 
A pre-separation briefing is 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Feb. 20, and 9 to 11 a.m., Feb. 13 and 27. The class fulfills the mandatory requirement for all personnel retiring/separating from the military.

Newcomers bus tour 
Newcomers bus tours are 8:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Feb. 16 and 23. The newcomers tour includes visiting the historical town of Bury St. Edmunds, the cathedral, eating in a pub, shopping and free time to explore. The tour today will be to Duxford Imperial War Museum. Pet scoop The pet scoop class is 2 to 5 p.m., Feb. 21. A pet specialist will assist military families to properly plan for shipping their pets.

Financial foundations 
A financial foundations course is 8 to 9 a.m., today, Feb. 16 and 23. The money management class includes goal setting, budgeting, credit and debt management and basic investing.

Resume writing course 
A resume writing and interview techniques course is 9 to 11 a.m., Feb. 28. This class teaches basic resume formatting with sample resumes as well as interviewing skills and techniques. (For more information call 226-3847)