1. Weekly Community Info 30 November 2012 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 expected to 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. Prescriptionsreceived 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. LIBERTY TRANSIT BUS SERVICE CHANGES: As of Nov. 9, Liberty Transit Bus Service changed their bus schedule to include cancellation of certain busroutes. Liberty Transit also canceled Friday evening bus routes and all Saturday bus service. We apologize for any inconvenience, if you have Liberty Transit questions, please call 912-877-1472 or visit us online at www.libertytransit.org.
2. 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. WALTHOURVILLE TREE LIGHTING, Dec. 1: The City of Walthourville presents their 2nd Annual Lighting of the Tree, Saturday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Walthourville City Hall. Enjoy singing, hot drinks, cookies and Santa. For more information, call 912-368- 7501. HELP OPERATION HOMEFRONT, Dec. 1: Guardians of Action is hosting a food drive Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Wal-Mart parking lot for Operation Homefront. They are in desperate need of non-perishable food. Bring a box by on behalf of your business,organization or office to the drop off location. Thank you in advance for your assistance with so many families that are in need during this holiday season! For more information, call 912-877-1340. CGs GREEN TO GOLD SCHOLARSHIP: The Third Infantry Division and tenant unit Soldiers interested in competing for the Commanding General’sGreen to Gold Hip Pocket Scholarship Program can submit a nomination packets to their unit S-1. Nomination packets are due to the MSE G-1 NLT Feb. 1. Eligibility requirements are atwww.goarmy.com/content/dam/goarmy/downloaded_assets/pdfs/hip-pocket-moi-12-13.pdf. Applicants must be medically qualified by a DoD Medical Review Board. POC is Terry Taylor at 435-9534. 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.
3. 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. ANTI-BULLYING WORKSHOP AT STEWART, Dec. 4: Bullying is a major concern in schools, playgrounds, and in society, in general. Learn possible ways to identifysigns of bullying and how to deal with the issue if your children are victims or being the aggressors by attending the workshop on Dec. 4 from 5:30-7 p.m. at SKIES Instructional Center, Bldg. 6571 (across from Diamond Elem). For more information, call School Liaison 767-6533. MCEC STORYTIME, Dec, 4, 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. 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. CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING AT STEWART, Dec. 6:Holiday music, carols, and tree lighting will get you into the spirit of the Holiday Season followed by the arrivalof Santa on Dec. 6 at Club Stewart, Bldg. 405 (Hero Road Side). 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 767-6212. 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). BRUNCH WITH SANTA AT STEWART, Dec. 16: Join Santa on Dec. 16 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Club Stewart, Bldg. 405. All are invited to join Soldiers and Families for a delightful time. Buffet features full omelets bar, carved bourbon glazed ham, beef Wellington, English cut cod, and assorted desserts. Advance tickets are $3 off adult and $1 off children prices. At the door $17.95 for adults and $7.45 for children. Children 4 and under are free. For more information, call 368-2212. FAMILY MEMBER SUPPORT LECTURE SERIES, Dec. 5 Melissa Seligman of Her War Her Voice (HWHV) will be the guest speaker from 10 a.m. to Noon, Dec. 5, inthe 1ABCT, Bldg 613, in the Brigade Operation Center. The purpose of Her War, Her Voice has been to ensure no military spouse ever feels alone. Space is limited. Call to register at 435-9905 or 9823. Please leave your name and contact #. Childcare is not available this time.
4. WATCH “GEORGIA VS. ALABAMA” SEC CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AT ROCKY’S ZONE, Dec. 1: Join fellow Soldiers this coming Saturday, Dec. 1 from 3-8 p.m. at Rocky’s Zone, Bldg. 703 and watch“BULLDOGS” go against “CRIMSON TIDE” in the SEC Conference Championship Game. See the battle onlarge screen TVs, relax in plush seats, enjoy drinks and food specials. No admission charge, however must be 18 years or older to enter. Open to all. For more information, call 767-4316.