- Your community calendar
- FREE Junction City Brigade tickets
- Green Corner
- Freeze Pop Friday
- What is Live Army Green?
- Tell us how we did
- Fireworks not permitted on Fort Riley, enjoy professional displays instead
- Congratulations to our contest winner
- Fort Riley gardening regulations
- Outdoor equipment reminders
- Electrical fire safety
- Taking care of your furry family members
Your community calendar can help you stay up-to-date on trash, recycling, lawn care, resident events and community activities.
You can even sync your community calendar with a personal Google calendar by clicking on the +Google button on the bottom right-hand corner of the calendar.
Upcoming events and important dates
- July 4 - Independence Day: All Corvias offices closed; Friday curbside trash and recycling moved to July 5
- July 5 - JC Brigade Military Appreciation game
- July 19 - 10-5-2 Prairie Run
- July 23 – National Night Out, Ware Elementary School
- July 25 - Story Hour
- July 25 - Freeze Pop Friday
Corvias Military Living and The Junction City Brigade baseball team are partnering to host a Military Appreciation Night.
As a way to thank our Fort Riley families, we are providing FREE Brigade tickets! Stop by the Community Office and pick up tickets for your household to attend the July 5 game at 7 p.m.
If you have any questions, please contact your Community Office for more information.
How can you beat the heat this summer? Avoid using heat generating appliances during the hottest part of the day! Things such as your clothes dryer, oven and dish washer can all generate a lot of heat, which can make it harder to cool your home.
Cool off at the Community Pools on Friday, July 11. Meet your community team and enjoy a refreshing popsicle compliments of Corvias Military Living! Popsicles will be served from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Ellis Heights, Colyer Forsyth, McClellan Place and Warner Peterson Community Centers (while supplies last). All residents are invited to attend. Grab your suit, towel and sunscreen and head out to the pools for a splashin’ good time!
Conserving energy is the responsibility of everyone. On Fort Riley, residents in new or renovated homes participate in the Department of Defense’s energy conservation program which provides monetary incentives to on-post residents who conserve energy. Read more to find out how you can earn money by conserving energy!
Your feedback is very important to us. Through your suggestions we find ways to improve our service for all residents. That’s why we’ve implemented a convenient way for residents to provide us with feedback!
Within seven days of a completed service request, you should receive a link to an online survey from firstname.lastname@example.org . While participation is voluntary, we hope that you will take just a few minutes to answer 10 questions about our performance. The survey is designed to help improve our customer service to you and your family.
We appreciate your feedback! Our goal is to provide the best homes, community, service and value to you. With your advice, Corvias Military Living can work to improve your experience.
We would like to remind all residents that the sale, manufacturing and discharging of fireworks anywhere on Fort Riley is prohibited. To safely enjoy the magic and beauty of fireworks, we encourage you to attend professional fireworks shows in the local area. There are several near Fort Riley including the Sundown Salute in Junction City. Held July 2-5, you and your family can enjoy four days filled with fun, food, fireworks and entertainment for the whole family. Fourth of July events kick off with the 5K and 10k run and concludes with the fireworks extravaganza.
Why is your Corvias Community the best place to live? Discover what the winners of the video contest have to say
Corvias Military Living asked residents from all Corvias Military Living communities to share a one minute video explaining why your Corvias Community is the best place to live. We would like to thank our residents for their video submissions. There were so many amazing entries, it was difficult to select a winner. The grand prize winner received a $2,000 travel voucher and an ipad mini. Five other winners were selected and each received an ipad mini. We are pleased to announce the winners!
- Bland Family, from Fort Bragg, NC are the grand prize winners. To see the video click here.
- Amber Lewis, from Fort Meade, MD. To see the video click here.
- Melling Family, from Fort Sill, OK. To see the video click here.
- Ishmael Family, from Fort Rucker, AL. To see the video click here.
- Savannah Hiatt, from Fort Riley, KS. To see the video click here.
- Page Family, from Fort Polk, LA. To see the video click here.
While Corvias Military Living will provide lawn mowing and general landscape maintenance services, residents may beautify the area immediately adjoining the front and rear of their homes with annuals and perennials. Vegetables and herbs may be grown in Fort Riley housing areas only in pots or raised beds at the rear of the home and by using potting or bagged topsoil. Families are required to maintain their flowers and other plantings in living condition, free of trash, weeds, dead vegetation and fallen leaves. Flower gardens are restricted to areas currently landscaped for this purpose. Residents who wish to create or expand existing flowerbeds must obtain prior authorization form their Community Office.
Vegetables can also be grown in the Fort Riley Community Victory Garden. The community garden is located in the Colyer Forsyth neighborhood. Plots are available to all Corvias Military Living residents on a first come, first served basis. Plot requests can be made by submitting a request form. Forms can be dropped off at the Colyer Forsyth Community Center or emailed to the address below.
For more information, please contact your Community Office.
Summer is in full swing and with summer comes more time spent outside. Please remember that play equipment needs to be kept in the backyard of your home. Equipment must not be visible from the street, common parking areas or primary housing entrances and walkways.
If you are interested in installing a swing set at your home, please remember to fill out an alteration addendum at your Community Office prior to installation. You will also be responsible for the safety, supervision and upkeep of the swing set while living in your home.
Written permission is also required to install a trampoline and all installed trampolines must have appropriate safety nets to reduce potential injury. Residents assume all liability for personal injury or property damage that may occur from the use of this type of equipment.
Splashing around in a pool on a hot summer day is great entertainment for small children. Please remember only small, well-maintained wading pools are authorized. Wading pools should be 12 inches or less in height and no more than 10 feet wide and must be emptied and stored when not in use. The resident assumes all liability for the set-up and operation of the pool and an adult must supervise the wading pools at all times.
The Resident Responsibility Guide also requires that travel trailers, motor coaches, cargo trailers, camper bodies or trailers, commercial vehicles, tractor trailers, boats, boat trailers and horse trailers only be stored inside a garage with the door closed. They cannot be permanently parked, left overnight, stored on the street, stored outside a garage or carport, in driveways, yards or parking lots in any housing area. These items should be placed in storage. DFMWR Outdoor Recreation operates the on post storage facility and can be reached at 785-239-2363.
These policies are in place to ensure the safety of our residents and maintain the curb appeal of the communities. If you have any questions, please call or stop by your Community Office.
Electrical fires produce over 67,800 fires a year and cause more than 2,300 injuries which result in more than 480 deaths on the annual average. Many are avoidable and are caused from 1) misuse of electric cords; 2) overloading circuits; 3) poor maintenance and/or 4) running cords under rugs. In order to prevent electrical fires please implement the following procedures and check systems:
- Routinely check working condition of appliances and wiring.
- Replace any electrical tool if it causes small electric shocks, overheats, shorts out or gives off smoke or sparks.
- Replace worn and/or damaged cords – frayed, cracked.
- Use electrical extension cords wisely.
- Do not overload extensions.
- Keep appliances away from wet counters and floors.
- Take special caution using electrical appliances in bathrooms and kitchens.
- Never blow–dry hair while in the bathtub or use hair irons above a sink with water. Share this information with teenagers.
- Never use 3-prong plug in a 2-slot outlet or extension cord.
- Use child-proof closures in electrical outlets.
Source: Alliant Insurance
Having a pet is fun, but pet ownership also comes with many responsibilities. If you already have a family pet, or are thinking about getting one, here are some tips to keep in mind.
Care for your pet
Caring for your animal is the greatest responsibility of pet ownership. Your pet depends on you for basic needs such food, water and shelter. To keep your animal healthy, make sure your pet is registered with the post veterinarian, vaccinated and gets annual check-ups.
Pets require your time and attention. Whether your pet requires a lot of care or is low maintenance, find time to spend with your pet. Brushing your pet is a great way to spend some time together and can reduce pet hair around the house.
Regularly exercise your pet to keep them happy and healthy. Going for a walk or playing around the house benefits both you and your pet. The Fort Riley bark park is a great place for your dog to get some exercise and play with other dogs.
Dealing with pet waste is one of those topics that every pet owner must deal with but no one likes to talk about. The fact is that the majority of community and neighborhood pet problems result from the inappropriate handling of pet waste. In addition, pet waste is the greatest source of potential health risk for your pet and your family. Scoop litter boxes daily and clean them regularly. If your pet spends time outside your house, clean up waste from the yard.
For your pet’s wellbeing make sure you always follow the Pet Policy outlined in the Resident Responsibility Guide. For more information on pet ownership visit the American Veterinary Medical Association’s website.