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  1. 1. Weekly Community Info 25 January 2013 MARNE TAX CENTER TAX TIP OF THE WEEK: Come to the Marne Tax Center with ALL statements of income for the 2012 tax year. This includes not onlyyour W-2 from DFAS, but also other statements of income from any financial institutions. Think about it this way: if you increased your wealth in ANY WAY during 2012, then you need a statement from that source ofwealth indicating the amount you accumulated. The Marne Tax Center is located on Ft. Stewart at 1791 Gulick Ave (next to Popeyes) and can be reached at (912) 767-1040, and on Hunter Army Airfield at 638 Horace Emmet Wilson Blvd and can be reached at (912) 315-3675. The Tax Center opens on January 30. We look forward to serving you! VOTE FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY PERFORMER, Today:Which performer would you like to see at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield 4th of July concert? Colt Ford or Blackberry Smoke? Go to the 3rd ID Facebook page to vote right now! Visit website www.facebook.com/3rd.Infantry.Division. WEEKEND WATER OUTAGE!!!There will be a domestic water outage at Bldg 632 and most of the entire 600 Block Saturday, from 9:00 am to2:00pm. This outage is necessary to install a back flow preventer. Unit HQs, Orderly Rooms AND 600 block barracks may possibly be affected. POC is Jim Shurling at 912-320-0472. WATER OUTAGES:Monday, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., there will be a domestic water outage for building 516 to tie in the hot water return and also one for building 715 to install a diverter valve; Tuesday, in the entire 7100 Area of PostHousing, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in order to tie-in to an existing 12 inch water main for the new Elementary School. Housing occupants need to plan accordingly; POC is Jim Shurling at 912-320-0472. CLUB NIGHT AT ROCKY’S FEATURES LIVE SALSA BAND, Saturday:Club Night, featuring Sal Pal Son salsa band, will be held from 9 p.m. -1 a.m. Saturday at Rocky’s Zone, Bldg. 703. Prize given to best-dressed Soldier or guest in Latin attire. Cost is $5 per person. Drink specials, snacksavailable. Patrons must be 18 years old to enter and 21 to purchase a drink. For more information, call 912-767- 4316. AEROBIC-THON & HEALTH FAIR, Saturday:Aerobic-Thon Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Tominac Fitness Center, Bldg. 919 will showcase aerobic classestaught by certified instructors. Styles include kick-boxing, step, Zumba, and more. Health Fair portion features nutrition consultation, body composition testing, blood pressure and blood glucose screenings and personal trainer. Active Duty Soldiers, Family Members, Retirees, Army Civilians and civilian guests invited to take part. There’s no charge. For details, call 912-315-5078. NEW HOURS OF OPERATION AT STEWART FITNESS CENTERS, Monday:New hours of operation will take effect Monday at Newman, Caro and Jordan fitness centers on Fort Stewart. Effective on that date, Newman will extend its hours until 9 p.m. Monday-Friday; Caro will open at 5 a.m.Monday-Friday; and Jordan will be closed on weekends. 4 IBCT Fitness Center is not affected by the changes. For more information, call the fitness center involved.
  2. 2. FITNESS CENTERS TO STOP PROVIDING WORK-OUT TOWELS, Feb. 1: Family and MWR’s fitness facilities at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will stop providing work-out towels for its patrons beginning Feb. 1. Although an inconvenience for customers, the change will result in areduction in water consumption that will significantly contribute to overall Stewart/Hunter conservation goals,and cost savings that will allow basic programming and customer service to be maintained or increased at each center. SUPERBOWL XLVII AT ROCKY’S ZONE INCLUDES FOOD, GIVEAWAYS, LIVE BROADCAST Feb. 3: Doors open at noon for SuperBowl XLVII action Feb. 3 at Rocky’s Zone, Bldg. 703. Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers battle. No charge for admission. DOD ID cardholders, guests welcome. ESPN Radio 104.3 to do live pre-game show 4-6 p.m. Spades tournament, Madden NFL 13 Playstation 3 contest, plus catered food, giveaways before and during game. For more information, call 912-767-4316. MARDI GRAS MASQUERADE BASH AT THUNDER RUN, Feb. 8: Enjoy a taste of New Orleans Mardi Gras Feb. 8 from 8 p.m. until midnight at Thunder Run. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and live Zydeco and Cajun Music, plus various casino games such as Infinity Bingo, Blackjack and Texas Hold’em. Cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple in advance, $30 per person, $50 per couple at the door. Tickets available at Club Stewart. More information: 912-368-2212. ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT DIVE-IN MOVIE AT HUNTER, Feb. 8: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world. See it free Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m.at Tominac Fitness Center’s indoor pool. Bring a float or view from poolside. For more info, call 912-315-2019. FREEDOM TRAIL TOUR, Feb. 9:(Register by Feb. 2). Leisure Travel offers Freedom Trail Tour in Savannah Feb. 9 at 11:30 a.m. See remnants of Underground Railroad as well as where “free persons of color” lived during slavery times, port of entrywhere slaves were bought and sold, and African American Monument. Cost is $25 for adults, $20 for children. Includes transportation and tour. For details, call 912-767-2841 (Stewart) or 912-315-3674 (Hunter). MARDI GRAS BRUNCH AT CLUB STEWART, Feb. 10:Celebrate Mardi Gras on Feb. 10 at Club Stewart, Bldg. 405, with great food and a warm atmosphere for the FatTuesday holiday. Doors open at 10:15 a.m., brunch served 10:30 a.m. -2 p.m. Cost is $14.95 per adult and $6.45per child in advance, or $17.95 per adult and $7.45 per child in advance. Children ages 4 and under are free. For more information, call 912-368-2212. MUSEUM CLOSURE, Tuesday: The Fort Stewart Museum will be closed for an indefinite period of time for a road widening project. Staff availability will be extremely limited. We are sorry for this inconvenience. Please call the museum for more information at 912-767-7885 or email walter.w.meeks2.civ@mail.mil. WLC GRADUATION, Feb. 7: WLC Class 4-13 will graduate Feb. 7 at Newman Fitness Center at 11 a.m. Doors will open up at 10:45 a.m. The guest speaker for this graduating class is BG John Hort, 3ID Rear Deputy Commander. The uniform forattendees ACUs and proper civilian attire. Please send any questions or concerns that you all may have to SFC Kingston at 912-435-2506.
  3. 3. NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER, Feb. 7: Our National Day of Prayer is Feb. 7, 7 a.m. at Club Stewart. Guest speaker is CH (COL) Terry Austin, IMCOM Chaplain. We are requesting a donation of $10.00 to help defray the costs. For more information, contact CH (COL) Terry Meek, 912-767-4418. DESIGNATED UNIT SECURITY MANAGERS COURSE AVAILABLE: IAW FORSCOM Supplement 1 to 380-5, referencing Designated Unit Security Managers, each battalion/activity is required to appoint a DUSM on orders. The DPTMS Security Division SETA Branch conducts a 40 hour Security Managers Course (SMC) to prepare individuals to take on the role of DUSM. Thenext course is schedule for 11-15 Feb. Training will be held in the Fort Stewart Ed Center, Bldg 100 room 243. Classes are 9 a.m-5 p.m. daily. To register, visithttps://sps.stewart.army.mil/imcom/dptms/dptmsintelsec/srt/default.aspx. Hover and click the SETA emblem. If you cannot access the link, please contact 912-767-1888 for assistance. NCO AND SOLIDER OF THE QUARTER:The Deputy Commanding General-Rear and the Senior Command Sergeant Major of the 3rd Infantry Divisionwould like to congratulate the winners of the 3rd Infantry Division Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier ofthe Quarter Board for the 4th Quarter, FY13. Sergeant Micah E. Chabo, Charlie Company, 3rd BSB, 1ABCT,was selected as the NCO of the Quarter and Specialist Nancy J. Cardoza, 473rd Quartermaster Company, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, was selected as the Soldier of the Quarter. If you see these outstanding Soldiers, congratulate them on a job well done! ACS NOTICE What in the world would disco and rock have anything to do with Deployment/Reunion? Keep tabs on the ACS Facebook page and Frontline for more details. A very well known guest speaker is in the works. Call 912-767-1257 for SOME details. OATLAND ISLAND CAMPING: Bundle up the kids and have some campfire fun without actually having to camp! Oatland Island WildlifeCenter will have “Family Campfire Night” on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 6-8:30 p.m. Enjoy campfire favorites such as making S’mores, storytelling, campfire songs, star-gazing, night hiking, and a Nocturnal Natives program.Space is limited so pre-register by calling (912) 395-1500. Admission is $15 per adult and $10 per child. There is a $5 discount for Friends of Oatland members. Visit www.oatlandisland.org for more information. VALENTINE EVENT: Enjoy a Valentine Wine and Chocolate Tasting, Feb. 14, at Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road, in Savannah from 7-9 p.m. Live classical music from violinists Julia and Joanna Sellman while tasting the delights of artisan chocolates from Savannah Chocolatiers paired with fine wines. 15.00 per person, 25.00 per couple ($5 will be a tax-deductible gift).Reservations required; please call (912) 921-5460. SAVANNAH BOOK FESTIVAL: Tickets are available for a special lifestyle presentation featuring Savannah’s own Bobby Deen and SouthernLiving magazine Editor-at-Large Kimberly Schlegel Whitman as part of the 2013 Savannah Book Festival. Thesixth annual Festival will take place Feb. 14-17, with the Deen/Whitman event being held on Friday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. at the Trustees Theater, downtown Savannah. Tickets for this special event may be purchased for $10 from the Savannah Box Office. For information or to purchase tickets, contact the Savannah Box Office at 912.525.5050 or www.savannahboxoffice.com. Tickets are non-refundable, but are transferable.
  4. 4. ST. PATRICKS DAY SHUTTLES: Enjoy Savannah safely and responsibly, St. Patricks Day in Savannah, March 17. For rates, times, and locations, call Kelly Tours at 912.264.2010 or email www.kellytours.com. DARRYL WORLEY COMING TO HINESVILLE, April 6: Darryl Worley announced as kick-off performer for the newly-built, Amphitheater at Bryant Commons. The live performance will celebrate the completion of the 1,500 hill-side, grass seating venue (bring your ownblanket), located in the beautiful Downtown Hinesville. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the gate and can be purchased at www.etix.com. Transportation and parking information will be updated on www.hinesvilledowntown.com as the event approaches. Receive promotions and updates at: www.facebook.com/HinesvilleDowntown

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