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  1. 1. Weekly Community Info 4 January 2013 NEW AUTO CRAFTS FEES TO TAKE EFFECT, today: A new fee structure, reflecting rising operating and parts costs, will take effect Jan. 3, 2013, at Libby Auto Crafts on Fort Stewart and Hunter Auto Crafts on Hunter. The fee increases arenecessary to allow the facilities to upgrade services and materials. For more information, pleasego to http://www.stewartmwr.com/index.php/publications or call 912-767-3521/3527 at Stewart or 912-315-6244 at Hunter. CYPRESS SAM’S TREEHOUSE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Cypress Sam’s Treehouse in the Corkan Family Recreation Area has been closed until further notice for roof repairs. For more information, call 912-767-4273. ASAP at Hunter Army Airfield has MOVED: Army Substance Abuse Program has moved to Building 1283 Located behind the Army Community Services Building. All ASAP services are being conducted in this building toinclude counseling/enrollment services into ASAP, Drug Testing for military and civilians and Prevention Education. Come see us in Building 1283 Located behind Army Community Services Building and adjacent from the Post Theater. Call 315-6213 for information. Birth of Roller Skating Day at Corkan, Jan. 4:Corkan offers a great discount on Jan. 4 from 4-9 p.m. at Corkan Family Fun Center, Bldg. 449 to celebrate the birth of roller skating. Cost is $3 per person. For more information, call 912- 767-4273. Long Range Shooting, Jan. 5: Here is a great opportunity for Soldiers, Retirees, Army Civilians, and civilian guests to site inlarge caliber weapons on Jan. 5 from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Red Cloud Range Complex- Echo (off GA Hwy 119 North. Bring your rifles or muzzle loaders of any caliber. No pistols or shotguns. Targets are at 100 to 1,000 meters. Cost is $10 per 2 hour block/person. For details, call 912-435-8061 or 912-767-4316. SATURDAY UNLIMITED BOWLING AT HUNTER, Jan. 5:All are invited to come out and have some fun bowling your heart’s content on Jan. 5 from 2-6 p.m. at Hunter Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 1280. Saturday unlimited bowling will continuethroughout January. Cost is $5 per person and $2.25 she rental. For more information, call 912- 315-6279. BCS NATIONAL Championship Game AT ROCKY’S ZONE, Jan. 7:
  2. 2. Rocky’s Zone, Bldg. 703 on Fort Stewart will have the 2013 BCS Championship Game“Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish” shown on the XXL screen. Join others on Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. for snacks, prizes, drink and food specials. Must be 18 to attend, allwelcome. Sponsored by Omni Financial, First Command, Navy Federal Credit Union and USA Discounters. For more information, call 912-767-4316. SHARPEN YOUR TEXAS HOLD’EM SKILLS TUESDAYS AT ROCKY’S ZONE: Beginning Jan. 8 and continuing each Tuesday through Jan. 29, Rocky’s Zone will have freeTexas Hold’em practice sessions from 6-10 p.m. Learn the rules of the game, practice your playand get ready for a tournament planned for February. For more information, call 912-767-4316. MCEC Storytime, Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29: Military Child Education Coalition staff presents a program starting on Jan. 8, 9:30 a.m. at George P. Hays Library, Bldg. 411 and every Tuesday in January for children up to age 12. Come hear stories and enjoy crafts planned. For more information, call 912-767-2828. Bowling Quartermania at Stewart Lanes, Jan. 1-31: Special program during January on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1-9 p.m. atStewart Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 450 continues for those who love to bowl. Its a great wayto get out. Just pay $5 cover charge per person (includes shoe rental) and then each game is $.25 cents. Lets go Bowling! For details, call 767-4273. Bring Your "A" Game to Bowling at MARNE LANES, Jan. 2-31: Every "A" you receive on your report card entitles you to a Free game of bowling during January at Marne Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 402 . Bring your report card and have itstamped to redeem each "A" for a free game pass. Programs runs thru the of 2013 School year. For more information, call 767-4866. Winter Golf Special at Hunter, Jan. 2-31: Dont wait for cabin fever to set in! Use this time to work on your skills and be ready for the golf season during January at Hunter Golf Club, Bldg. 8205. Cost is $20 per Military ID Cardholder and $25 per civilian guest for 18 holes of golf and golf car. For details, call 315- 9115. PENNY A POINT BOWLING AT STEWART LANES, Jan. 2:Penny a point bowling? Visit Stewart Lanes Bowling Center on Jan. 2 from 1-9 p.m. and every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in January to enjoy this special. Here is how it works: if you bowl 3 games and your scores are 99 + 125 + 140 for a total of 364 points, then you only pay $3.64 for the 3 games. Shoe rental is extra. For more information, call 767-4273.
  3. 3. Ladies-Escape Wednesdays at Stewart Lanes, Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Ladies take a break from regular routine of the week with a great bowling deal starting Jan. 2,from 3-9 p.m. at Stewart Lanes Bowling Center and every Wednesday in January. Cost is $1.75 bowling and $1.75 shoe rental per person. For more information, call 912-767-4273. BOGO: Golf Range Balls at Hunter, Jan. 2-Feb. 26: Take advantage of a range golf ball special, every Monday and Tuesday in January and February at Hunter Golf Club. Come work on your game and get ready for the upcoming season. Buy one large bucket of range golf balls and receive one small bucket Free. For more information, call 912-315-9115. ATLANTA HAWKS VS. CHICAGO BULLS BASKETBALL GAME TRIP, Feb. 2: (Register by Jan. 9). Join Leisure Travel trip to Atlanta, GA on Feb. 2 to see “HAWKS” compete against the “BULLS”. Cost is $80 per person which includes transportation, admission, Free “HAWKS” Jersey and a Chick-Fil-A combo meal voucher. For details, call 912-767-2841 (Stewart) or 912-315-3674 (Hunter). Rockin Your Body, Jan. 15: Please join the Marne Community Club for a FREE Light Lunch as we host the "Rockin yourBody January Luncheon at Corkan Family Fun Center Tuesday January 15th from 11am-1pm.Come in your favorite sweat pants, gym or yoga clothes and let us help you start the New year off with a BANG!! We will have mini fitness sessions, you will be able to speak with body consultants, local health/fitness vendors and you can learn all about our 90 day Fitness Challenge Kick Off. Come see what the Marne Community Club has to offer you today. Youcan also participate in MCCs January Outreach project by helping us restock our local schools.Just by bringing in tissue boxes or hand sanitizers to our event you will receive an opportunity ticket for your chance to win a door prize. For more information visit www.marnecommunityclub.com or email the club at marnecommunityclub@hotmail.com CI RECRUITING TEAM BRIEF, Jan. 24:The U.S. Armys CI Special Agent recruiting team will be conducting two information briefings at SFC Paul R. Smith Education Center on Fort Stewart, from 9-10 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m. These briefings will provide information concerning career field MOS 35L, CI Special Agent, to include criteria for entry into the MOS and how to apply for reclassification. Questions orcomments concerning this visit should be directed to : SFC Backlund at (520) 533-5952, DSN 821, or email: monica.backlund.mil@mail.mil; Mr. Long at (520) 533-2320, DSN 821, or email: randall.g.long.civ@mail.mil. MARNE TAX CENTER OPENS JAN 25: Tax season is almost here! The Marne Tax Centers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will be open for service Jan. 25 through April 30. Tax preparers will be available to assist Soldiers, Family Members, and retirees from the hours of 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
  4. 4. The Tax Centers will also begin full service assistance for walk-in or drop-off returns Jan. 25. Please bring military IDs and Social Security Cards, all statements of income (i.e., W-2 forms and 1099 forms), rental property documents, mortgage interest statements, etc. For more information, please call the Fort Stewart Tax Center, 912-767-1040 or the Hunter Army Airfield Tax Center at, 912-315-3675. CGS GREEN TO GOLD:3rd ID and tenant unit Soldiers interested in competing for the Commanding General’s Green to Gold Hip Pocket Scholarship Program will submit a nomination packet to their unit S-1. Completed nomination packets are due to the MSE G-1 NLT Feb. 1. The CG, 3ID will consider nominations and forward the FSGA nominations to Cadet Command by 1 Apr 13. Eligibility requirements are located in the MOI at http://www.goarmy.com/content/dam/goarmy/downloaded_assets/pdfs/hip-pocket-moi-12- 13.pdf. All applicants must be medically qualified by the Department of Defense medicalexaminer review board before any award of scholarship is final. POC: Mr. Terry Taylor, MSE G1 Chief Personnel Actions at 912-435-9534. Musical Salute To MLK, Jan. 15:The Jewish Educational Alliance will be host to the Fifteenth Annual, “A Musical Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” on Tuesday, January 15th at 7 p.m., at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St, Savannah, Ga. There will be a dessert reception at intermission. The concert is free and open to the community thanks to the support of the Savannah Jewish Federation and a generous grant from the City of Savannah. More info at www.coastal-jazz.org <blockedhttp://www.coastal-jazz.org . Tickets for Troops: With the help of the patrons of the Savannah Theatre, our goal is to provide a free night of entertainment for every active military family. If you are active military or a dependent of someone who is, a ticket to one of our great shows has already been purchased for you. Just show your active military I.D. to the box office to redeem your ticket. Call the box office at(912) 233-7764 for more details. Thank you for your service, we hope to see you at the Historic Savannah Theatre! http://savannahtheatre.com/shows/tickets_for_troops.html