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**UPDATE as of 11/10/2022 PIR vaccination is no longer required.

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In light of observed changes and impact of the Coronavirus Delta Variant and out of an abundance of caution for our recruits, Sailors, staff, and guests, Recruit Training Command is restricting Pass-in-Review (recruit graduation) to ONLY fully immunized guests (14-days post final COVID vaccination dose).  


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Paint The Town Blue: Oklahoma City - Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival

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Paint The Town Blue: Oklahoma City - Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival

Time: June 12, 2009 at 11pm to June 13, 2009 at 7pm
Location: Bricktown
City/Town: Oklahoma City
Event Type: paint the town blue, pttb, oklahoma, bricktown, festival, volunteer, n4m
Organized By: Navy for Moms Admin
Latest Activity: Jun 11, 2009

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Event Description

For those of you that don't know, this is an annual festival held on June 12th and 13th. It is being held outdoors under large tents on the corner of Sheridan and Oklahoma Ave in the heart of Bricktown. Families of all ages can come enjoy BBQ and live blues music. The Navy band will perform as well!

We will have a booth there with laptops and giveaways to interact and share with festival attendees. We are looking for N4M members to volunteer to help man the booth on both Friday and Saturday from 11-7. Shifts would be from 11-3 and 3-7 and all volunteers will receive an NFM t-shirt and hat!

If you are interested in volunteering make sure to send me an email at with the date/time you can help out and your contact information so we can follow up with you on the details!

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Yvonne Comment by Yvonne on June 11, 2009 at 4:58pm
I cant wait!! Sound like fun!! I will be there on Saturday. See everyone then. Oklahoma Rocks!!
Cheryl Boyer Comment by Cheryl Boyer on June 7, 2009 at 11:59am
Hi gang!
Sounds like we'll have a pretty good showing! This ought to show them that Oklahoma rocks! See you Friday, Saturday!!!! Cheryl
becky Comment by becky on June 7, 2009 at 9:49am
Will try to attend. Husband said he'll take friday off YIPEE!
Kirsten Comment by Kirsten on June 6, 2009 at 10:36pm
Hey guys,
Just asked Hubby we will be there :) Not sure what time yet as I don't know what time i have to work saturday :).
See you there :))))
look for a red head and a black teddy bear look a like lol (joking) well he's my teddy bear, lol.
Betty Guillen Comment by Betty Guillen on May 26, 2009 at 4:50pm
I would love to help just let me know.
Cheryl Boyer Comment by Cheryl Boyer on May 25, 2009 at 8:13am
We're going to rock this state that week! Coming from Tulsa, so excited!!!
Nancy RN Comment by Nancy RN on May 20, 2009 at 11:58am
Sounds like a great time, but Michigan is a long way from Texas tho I would love to come. My son is graduating from high school soon, then the time for him to leave is coming closer. Hope everyone has a wonderful NFM weekend!
A Proud Texas Mom Comment by A Proud Texas Mom on May 16, 2009 at 10:01am
We are coming up from Texas for the weekend. We will be participating in the Habitat on Sat but if you need help with the booth on Sunday I can help. I worked the booth in Keller for the Seal Challenge last weekend. Kate has my cell # and I sent it to the email address for habitat.
Alice Comment by Alice on May 15, 2009 at 6:52pm
I live in Texas about 3 hours away and my son has been stationed there for 8 months now. Will contact u through email.
Emily LeBlanc Comment by Emily LeBlanc on May 15, 2009 at 11:36am
Wish I could but I live in Boston thank you for invite me.

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