Wednesday, March 10, 2021

This week seems like it has been packed with lots of projects, Teams meetings, Zoom appointments. The week also brought with it a little sunshine. What a gift. Get out and grab some fresh air and enjoy nature.

As always, stay safe...
Let MWR Equipment Checkout Supply You With What You Need! Outdoor Recreation Equipment Rentals Program is Opening April 1 and Summer Dates are filling up fast, so hurry and reserve your rental TODAY!

*Graduations, Weddings & Parties* *Food and Drink Services* *Tents, Tables and Chairs**Outdoor Equipment and Games* *Camping and Boating Equipment* *Costumes* *Trailers and More!*
For more information or to book your equipment, please contact: Steven Gales at or, Phone: 269-961-5084 or stop by The ITR Gift Store. DOWNLOAD THE PRICE LIST NOW
Camping Gear
Grill & Trailer
Tents & Tables
MWR Lunch & Learn Series March 12th
Purposeful Parenting with Derek Malone
Join MWR on Friday, March 12th from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM EST for Purposeful Parenting with Derek Malone Lunch & Learn. Guest speaker Derek Malone will discuss tips for enhancing parent-child relationships as well as how to raise responsible children. 

Topics Covered:
·       Knowing what hat to wear (coach, mentor, cheerleader).
·       Right-hand, Left-hand column
·       Perspectives on authority

Call In: 410-874-6300 or DSN: 312-874-6300   Access: 722571649   
Reasonable Accommodations Available Upon Request.
Relay services available once the presentation has started and can be viewed at:
Derek Malone
Culture and Leadership Educator
Derek Malone resides in Battle Creek, Michigan with his wife and two children. He is a lively, energetic speaker who has been influencing parents and teens for over 20 years. His lifelong passion to bring out the best in every child and parent and organization. Derek spends his weeks holding meetings with business owners, parents and students. Helping them to discover that everything rises and falls on leadership, as well as helping them to create a personal growth plan that will get them to their heart’s desires.
Questions or additional info contact Lisa Grenon at 269-961-4051 or
 No official DLA or Department of Defense endorsement is implied.
Don't Forget to Join Us For Pi(e) Day 2021
To participate: Run, Walk, or Bike 3.14 miles. Submit a picture of your fitness tracker (Fitbit, Apple Watch, etc) showing your 3.14 miles. Then stop by the Fitness Center for your piece of pie. Stop by Friday, March 12 from 12:00-1:30 PM or Monday, March15 from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM.
Top winner in each categories will receive a prize. The categories are Walk/ Run/ Bike. Questions or to register email
Join Us For Pi(e) Day 2021
Special Costco Offer for Friends of MWR Battle Creek
Costco has been a sponsor of Pi Day in Battle Creek for a number of years. This year they will be sponsoring the Pi Day pies as well as top category prizes.

This year's Costco Membership Offer: Join as a new Executive Member and
receive a $20 Costco Shop Card. Join as a new Gold Star or Business Member and get a $10 Costco Shop Card.*They also have opened up this years membership offer to Friends of MWR.

Offer available March 8th-April 4th. Only at the Kalamazoo Costco (located at 5100 Century Ave, Oshtemo Township, MI 49006) but can be used at any of their other locations worldwide.

No official DLA or Department of Defense endorsement is implied.
Resources for Staying Active
Music Madness Workout
Chris has created The Music Workout for all of our music lovers out there. You chose your own playlist and go from there.

Don't forget that our personal trainers are also there to help or answer any questions you may have.


CALL: 269-961-5350 or 269-961-7105

Upcoming MWR Events
  • March12-15: Pi Day 2021
  • March 12: Purposeful Parenting Lunch & Learn
  • April 1: Outdoor Recreation Equipment Rental Official Opening
  • April 13: First Command Lunch & Learn
  • April 23: Protecting Children on the Internet  Lunch & Learn

74 Washington Avenue North
Battle Creek, Michigan 49037
MWR’s Lunch & Learn Series can be found at: MWR Videos
Upcoming MWR Events: Events (
Outdoor Recreation Rental Price List: Equipment Price List
Tickets Price List: Ticket Price List