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  1. 1. Weekly Community Info 7 December 2012 CYSS SATURDAY CHILD CARE AT STEWART & HUNTER, Dec. 15:Are you looking for an opportunity to get some Holiday shopping done without your children? CDC, Bldg. 403, 912-767-3202 at Stewart and CDC, Bldg. 1284, 912-315-6115 (across from Hunter Lanes) at Hunter will be open Dec. 15 from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Reservation is required. Pre-registration and space reservations are now available on line at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/stewartcyms.html orhttps://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/huntercyms.html . Limited space. For more information and registration, call Parent Central Services 912-767-2312 (Stewart) or 912-315-5425 (Hunter). WREATHS FOR WARRIORS WALK, Dec. 15: Come rain or shine, over 400 wreaths will placed during the annual Wreaths For Warriors Walk ceremony, Saturday, Dec. 15 at Cottrell Field, beginning at Noon. The public is invited to attend. For more information, email wreaths4warriorswalk@yahoo.com TOYS FOR TOTS COLLECTION, Oct. 15 - Dec. 14:ACS will be accepting unwrapped, new toys for both male and female children (ages 0-17) from Oct. 15 to Dec.14. The Fort Stewart distribution boxes will be located at the ACS (Bldg. 86), PX, and Winn Army CommunityHospital. We are asking units to support Toys for Tots by placing boxes at their units. Posters for the boxes are provided by ACS. Call 912-767-5058 for more details. TREES FOR TROOPS AT STEWART AND HUNTER, Dec. 8: Christmas Trees will be distributed to Soldiers on Dec. 8 at 9 a.m. at Stewart’s Newman Fitness Center, Bldg.439 and Hunter Club, Bldg. 6015 on a “First Come, First Served” basis. Trees were donated by Christmas Spirit Foundation & FedEx at no cost to Soldiers and their Families. One tree per military Family or single Soldier. For more information, call 767-6212. YMCA OF COASTAL GEORGIA Liberty County/Armed Services Family YMCA Family Programs Parent’s Night Out (5-10pm) FreedomFriday’s (5-10pm) (Military Families Only) Saturday Escape (4-9pm) Ages 6wks-12yrs Register Early! SpacesAre Limited. Registration Ends at close of business the Wednesday prior to the event. PROGRAM COSTS E1- E2 $9.oo, E3-E4 $10.00, E5-E6 $11.00 E7-E8 $12.00, Civilians $12.00 DATES TO REMEMBER Parent’s Night Out: Dec 7, Feb 1 Freedom Friday: Dec 14, Jan 11, Feb 8 Saturday Escape: Jan. 19, Feb 16 Please Visitor call the Liberty County ASYMCA Branch for More Info! (912)368-9622 www.ymcaofcoastalga.org.liberty- county acebook.com/YMCAofCoastalGeorgia.LibertyCountyBranch To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all! BRUNCH WITH SANTA, Dec. 16: Join the guest of honor, St. Nick during the brunch at Club Stewart Ballroom and Thunder Run, Dec. 16 from11 a.m.-3 p.m. Advance sale tickets are $14.95 for adults and $6.45 for children. Children 4 and under are free. For more information, call 912.368-2212. TUTTLE ARMY HEALTH CLINIC PHARMACY RENOVATION, Dec. 3-23:The Tuttle Army Health Clinic Pharmacy will be under renovation. During the project, wait times are expectedto increase significantly, possibly exceeding one to two hours. The renovation is expected to enhance services and reduce wait times. To reduce the impact, patients can use the Tuttle Pharmacy drop box. Prescriptions
  2. 2. received before 4 p.m., may be picked up the following business day after 2 p.m. The Winn ACH pharmacy on Fort Stewart is available 7:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. FEDERAL BENEFITS OPEN SEASON CONTINUES: Through Dec. 10, federal employees can go to the website to make, change, and update their coverage for medical, dental and vision. Visit website https://www.benefeds.com/Portal/jsp/LoginPage.jsp for more information. BAMBOO FARMS NIGHTS & LIGHTS, Nov. 30-Dec. 23: The Friends of the Coastal Gardens presents December Nights & Holiday Lights, Nov. 30-Dec. 23, at BambooFarms, 6- 9 p.m. Join them for 12 nights of holiday lights, music and food. $5 per person, children under 5 years free (cash or checks only please). Walking tour and tram rides available for the disabled and elderly; special activities for children; and Saturday night pictures with Santa. For more information, call 912-921-5460. BIG BUCK CONTEST CONTINUES, through Dec. 31: Register by Oct. 19 at Pass & Permit Office, Bldg. 8093 (FS) or Bldg. 1286 (HAAF) for Big Game Season (Sep-Dec). All harvested bucks from Stewart & Hunter Recreation Hunting Areas are to be checked at Fish &Wildlife Office during operating hours. Open to all valid FS & HAAF permit holders. Regular fees are $30 perMilitary ID cardholders and $40 civilians. Winners announced at Wildlife Gala on Jan 26, 2013. Title sponsor is USA Discounters. For details and forms, call 435-8061 (Stewart) or 315-5163 (Hunter). ARMY LODGING ROOMS AVAILABLE DURING HOLIDAYS: Is your house going to burst at the seams with out of town guests arriving during the holidays, let Stewart andHunter Army Lodging help. As a Military ID card holder, you are able to reserve a room for your guest. In mostcases rates are less than off-post. Most major credit cards needed to guarantee room. For more information, call 368-4184 (Stewart) or 355-1060 (Hunter). GROUP FITNESS CLASSES AT NEWMAN FITNESS CENTER ONGOING: Now that Thanksgiving is over, come join group fitness classes held Monday thru Friday from 9-10 a.m. and Saturdays from 9:15-10:15 a.m. at Newman Fitness Center, Bldg. 439. Classes offered are Basic Training, Cardio Kickboxing, Steps, Zumba, Water Fitness, Extreme and Abs. For more information, call 767-3031. GOLF DRIVING RANGE E-KEYS AVAILABLE AT STEWART: Driving range e-keys are now available for purchase at Taylors Creek Golf Course. Discounted packages on range balls save you up to 30% off regular price and you no longer need to come to the pro shop each time forrange balls. Go straight to the range and dispense range balls from a machine. Use the driving range after hours. For more information, call 767-2370. HOLIDAY PARTY VENUE AT ROCKY’S ZONE:Now is the time to schedule your unit or office holiday party at Rocky’s Zone. Video and music systems are on hand to play your favorite holiday songs and videos to create a festive atmosphere full of fun and joy. For details and pricing, call 767-4316. MCEC STORYTIME, Dec 11,18: Military Child Education Coalition staff presents a program for children up to age 12. Come and hear storiesand enjoy crafts planned for Tuesdays in November at 9:30 a.m., George P. Hays Library, Bldg. 411. For more information, call 767-2828.
  3. 3. BOWLING QUARTERMANIA AT STEWART LANES, Dec. 4-27: Special program on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays continues for those who love to bowl throughout December from 1-9 p.m. at Stewart Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 450. Its a great way to get out. Just pay $5 cover charge per person which includes shoe rental and each game is $.25 cents. For details, call 767-4273. DIVE IN MOVIE AT HUNTER, Dec. 7:Come out and watch a free movie "Madagascar 3", rated PG while swimming in the indoor pool on Dec. 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Tominac Fitness Center, Bldg. 919. Bring your floats or just sit on the side to watch the movie. For more information, call 315-5078. HILTON HEAD SHOPPING TRIP, Dec. 8: (Register by Dec. 6). Join Leisure Travel trip to Bluffton, SC for unique shopping with over 90 stores (Abercrombie, Saks, White House Black Market, Gap, Childrens Place, and OshKosh Bgosh to name a few). Get a jump on Christmas with great deals at Tanger Outlet 1 and 2. Cost is $20 per person for transportation. For details, call 767-2841 (Stewart) or 315-3674 (Hunter). IMMEDIATE CHANGE FOR ID CARD PROCESSING: Soldiers within 3d ID who are members of 1st BCT, 2nd BCT, 3d Sustainment and DHHB should report toMower Processing Center, Bldg 208, Ft Stewart for issuance/renewal of their ID cards. Soldiers are required to bring with them 2 additional forms of identification. Additionally, if ID card has been lost, a counselingstatement and a police report. These documents are required in order for a new ID card to be issued. Hours atMower are 8:45-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. This change is effective immediately due to ID card equipment being inoperable in your servicing brigade S1 shops and will be subject to change once additional support can beprovided at the S1 level. Soldiers from 4th BCT should report to the 4th BCT S1 to obtain assistance with their ID cards. For information, call Ms. Waynick, 912-767-5253 or the Mower ID card section at 912-767- 8896/4391. LITTLE ONE’S GYM TIME AT STEWART, today: Beginning today from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and every Friday thereafter, children will be able to physicallyinteract and play in a safe environment at Youth Sports & Fitness Center, Bldg. 7338. Parents and infants under 36 months come and play with other children as well as playing with a variety of age appropriate toys. Parents must interact with their children during the program and children must be registered with CYSS in order to participate. For more information, call 912-767-2815/0315. WATCH “ARMY VS. NAVY” GAME AT ROCKY’S ZONE, Saturday: Join fellow Soldiers Saturday, at Rocky’s Zone, Bldg. 703 and watch “Army Black Knights” go against “Navy Midshipmen” in the one of the most traditional and enduring rivalries in college football. Kickoff is at 3 p.m.Doors open at noon until 10 p.m. See the battle on large screen TVs and relax in plush seats. Open to authorized patrons and guests, 18 years and older. For more information, call 912-767-4316. SKIESUNLIMITED WINTER PIANO RECITAL AT STEWART, Saturday: SKIESUnlimited Program presents a Winter piano recital Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. at Fort Stewart MainPost Chapel, Bldg. 500. Bring your children and they sure will be entertained. For more information, call 912- 767-3781. INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY AT CORKAN, Sunday: Celebrate this holiday Sunday noon-7 p.m. with $1.50 admission for all to the Cypress Sams Treehouse, Bldg. 449 on Fort Stewart. For more information, call 912-767-4273.
  4. 4. MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL AT ROCKY’S ZONE, Monday: Rocky’s Zone is hosting Monday Night Football game Monday, 7-11 p.m. with “TEXANS vs. PATRIOTS”.There will be door prizes, plus complimentary food and drink specials. Come see the game on our XXLARGE screen, it will feel like you are there at the game. Event sponsored locally by OMNI Financial. Open to authorized patrons and guests, 18 years and older. For more information, call 912-767-4316. SINGLE SOLDIERS FORUM, Tuesday: All unit BOSS Reps, Soldiers living in the barracks, plus their NCO’s and all 1SGs are invited to the Single Soldiers Forum Tuesday, at Moon Theatre, Bldg. 704. All Soldiers are asked to be prepared to address any concerns they may have with any On-Post facility such as AAFES, Commissary, Shoppette, DFAC, etc. The Garrison CSM and DPW CSM will be the guest speakers and will respond to all questions. For more information, call SPC Skinner, 912-321-8790. CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING AT HUNTER, Tuesday:Holiday music, carols, and tree lighting will get you into the spirit of the Holiday Season followed by the arrivalof Santa Tuesday at Hunter Club, Bldg. 6015. Ceremony starts promptly at 5:30 p.m. The 3rd ID band will play and local school choirs will perform. Santa will spend some time around the tree for photo opportunities with the kids. Remember to bring your camera. For more information, call 912-767-6212. GARRISON COMMANDER’S JINGLE BELLS GOLF SCRAMBLE AT STEWART, Dec. 14:(Register by Wednesday). Colonel Gregory extends an invitation to participate in the Jingle Bells golf scramble, Dec. 14 with a 10 a.m. shotgun start at Taylors Creek Golf Course. Limited to first 25 (4 person) teams. The costs are $35 per Active Duty Soldier, Retirees, Army Civilians, and Taylors Creek or Hunter Club Member and $45 per civilian guest. For details, call 912-767-2370. HOLIDAY HAY/BOAT RIDE AT STEWART, Dec. 14 & 15: An Old time Holiday Hayride is planned for Dec. 14 & 15 from 6-8 p.m. at Holbrook Pond Recreation Area (off Hwy 144). Bring the Family out to see holiday lights and enjoy hayride, mini-train, holiday movie underthe stars, marshmallow roast, and more. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there, too. Costs are $5 per Family or $1per person. Hot dogs, funnel cakes, chips, cookies and drinks available for purchase. For details, call 912-767- 4316/5145. "BOWLING WITH SANTA OR SANTA’S HELPER" AT HUNTER, Dec. 15 Come out and bowl Dec. 15 from 2-4 p.m. at Hunter Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 1280 and get your picture taken, especially the children, with Santa or one of his helpers. Cost is $1 per game and $1 shoe rental. For more information, call 912-315-6279. HOLIDAY MOVIE UNDER THE STARS AT HUNTER, Dec. 15: Get into the spirit of Christmas and bring the Family out to watch a holiday Movie Under the Stars featuring "Donkeys Christmas Shrektacular", rated PG, Dec. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at Hallstrom Lake. Smores provided. Other refreshments are available for purchase. For details, call 912-315-9554. TWENTY-FIVE CENTS BOWLING SPECIAL AT HUNTER, Dec. 13, 20, 27: What a deal! Just pay $5 cover charge per person then each bowling game is $.25 cents and a small soda, sliceof 7 inch pizza is also $.25 cents each, hot wings for two quarters ($.50 cents) and 12 oz drink for four quarters ($1 dollar). For more information, call 912-315-6279. YOUNG TEEN FRIDAYS AT CORKAN, Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28:
  5. 5. Young Teens (ages 12-15) are invited to an evening of fun roller skating at a discounted price on Fridays in December from 4-9 p.m. at Corkan Family Fun Center, Bldg. 449. Cost is $3 per person. Fort Stewart curfew rules apply. For more information, call 912-767-4273. ATLANTA HAWKS VS BOSTON CELTICS BASKETBALL GAME, Jan. 5:(Register by Dec. 12). Join Leisure travel on Jan. 5 for a trip to Atlanta, GA to see “HAWKS” compete against the “CELTICS”. The cost is $75 per person which includes transportation, admission, Free “HAWKS” Jersey and a Chick-fil-A combo meal voucher. Seating is in section 221. For more information, call 767-2841 (Stewart) or 315-3674 (Hunter). WINN HOLIDAY BAZAAR, Monday Come to the holiday bazaar at Winn Army Community Hospital, Monday, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Patriot Auditorium. Purchase Poinsettias, baked goods and crafts. We are seeking additional vendors. If interested in selling crafts, specialty items or donating goods, please contact CPT Michelle R. Gore, michelle.r.gore@us.army or 1LT Janeshia D. Robinson for additional information. ROCKS MEETING, Tuesday:The Marne Chapter of The ROCKS at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army-Airfield will be hosting an Interest Meeting,Tuesday from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the SFC Paul R. Smith Conference Room, first floor, inside bldg. 1 on Fort Stewart. Points of discussion will include how to become a member of the organization, future events andorganization information. Please join us for networking and professional development as refreshments will be served. Point of contact is 1LT Nikela Thibodeaux, Nikela.d.thibodeaux.mil@mail.mil. SEW SHOP HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:In observance of the holidays and Division half day schedule, the Sew Shop on Fort Stewart and HAAF will be operational 9 a.m. to noon, 17-21 Dec and 26-28 Dec. Additionally, the sew shops will be closed 22-25 Dec and 29 Dec-1 Jan. For additional information, contact Malveria McIver, 912-435-0075. STEWART TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES: The intersection at Hero and Lindquist Roads will be closed to all traffic beginning at 4 p.m., 16 Dec and continuing through 16 April for road construction. Traffic blockades will be put in place to stop the flow of traffic through this area. Detour signs and traffic control devices will be posted for the duration of theconstruction project. Motorist are encouraged to avoid this area to minimize traffic congestion and to be alert totraffic patterns around the area. For additional information concerning this closure the point of contact is Joseph Spry, 912-767-9975. ID CARD APPOINTMENTS CHANGE LOCATION, Dec. 17: ID cards will be issued by appointment, 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday only at Mower ProcessingCenter beginning 17 Dec. Appointments are required for issuance/renewal of any ID card, updating of DEERSrecords, etc. Individuals must bring with them TWO forms of identification. In the event that the card has been lost or stolen, a police report is required and Soldiers must have a counseling statement. Appointments can be made through the on-line appointment system: https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil; or call Mower Processing Center, 912-767-4051. Walk-ins are limited to emergency situations. Call Mower Processing Center at 912-767-4051/7117. DECEMBER IS DRUNK AND DRUGGED DRIVING PREVENTION MONTH:See the latest Marne TV PSA against impaired driving at http://www.stewart.army.mil/media/video/dont-think- like-a-child.wmv.
  6. 6. FINANCIAL READINESS PROGRAM OFFERRED:ACS Financial Readiness Program would like to bring visibility to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The central mission of the CFPB is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans – whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products. Please visit the following links for more information. Website:http://www.consumerfinance.gov/ Facebook @CFPBMilitary and you can follow on Twitter@CFPBMilitary. This is a certified agency. For more information, contact ACS, 912-767-5058. CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR NATIONAL HOMELESS PERSONS DAY, Dec. 21: National Homeless Persons’ Day is 21 Dec. In recognition of this national day of hope and prayer for our homeless, the Liberty County Homeless Coalition will host the 1st Annual Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day Candlelight Vigil 6 p.m. at Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville. The vigil will offer words of thought and hope, song and the glow of warm candlelight and cast a positive reflection on this first day of winter. Booths will also be set up for persons to sign up for the 2nd Annual Good Friday Walk which will take place on 29 March and benefits the Liberty County Homeless Coalition. For additional information, please check out the official website at http://www.gfwliberty.org/ <blockedhttp://www.gfwliberty.org/> or email info@gfwliberty.org <blockedmailto:info@gfwliberty.org>.MLK CELEBRATIONS, Jan. 18-21: Liberty County is set for the 2013acknowledgements to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honors include plays, breakfast, worship celebrations, and the annual city parade. For more information, call Alvin Jackson, 912-876-5276. HOW ABOUT SOME ROLLER DERBY? We will train women 18 years old and older who would like to learn about roller derby and have some fun. Practice is held every Thursday at Corkan Family Fun Center, Bldg 449, from 6-8 p.m. The price is $3 with/without skates. You must provide your own helmet, mouth guard, wrist guards, elbow/knee pads in order to skate. For further information visit us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/fortstewartrollergirls or contact Tammy Deisley @marnemaulers@yahoo.com.