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Pro wrestling coming to Fort Stewart
Weekly FMWR briefing for May 1-7
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International Championship Wrestling is bringing professional wrestling to Fort Stewart.

The organization has provided wrestling entertainment to the U.S. military around the world since 1986 and present five matches at Newman Fitness Center at 7 p.m. May 19.

The two-hour event will include a headline match, a tag team match, a women’s match and two men’s matches. Names of wrestlers haven't been provided yet.

Tickets cost $7 and will be on sale at Leisure Travel and at the door. For more information, call Leisure Travel at on Stewart at 767-8609 or at Hunter at 315-3674.


Hunter GC Golf Scramble

The Hunter Garrison Commander’s 4-person Golf Scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Friday at Hunter Golf Club. The event will accept the first 25 four-person teams. Register by Wednesday.

The cost is $35 for Taylors Creek and Hunter Golf Club members, active duty, retirees, and Army civilians, and $45 for civilian guests.

For more information, call 315-9115.


Golf for Life clinics

Learn about golf, its rules and policies and what it takes to play it well, at one of four hour-long Golf for Life clinics on the driving range at Hunter Golf Club.

There is no charge.

The opening session will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday. Participants must register by Friday by calling 315-9115.

The remaining three sessions will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. June 4; 10:30-11:30 a.m. July 14 and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 7. Each clinic will cover a short introduction and a new topic.

Golf for Life is for all golfers. Beginners can learn the basics while novice golfers will improve their game. Wounded Warriors and other soldiers are encouraged to participate.  

The clinics also will be offered at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart later. For more information, call 767-2370.


Mother’s Day brunch

Make it a special day for mom by taking her to the Mother’s Day brunch at Club Stewart from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on May 13.

The menu includes breakfast items, carving station with top round of beef, salad bar, pork loin with peach glaze, roasted teriyaki chicken, loaded mashed potatoes, spring rice blend, green beans almondine, corn soufflé, chocolate fondue station, dessert station with chocolate fondue, and mimosas.

The cost for adults is $14.95 in advance and $17.95 at the door. The price for children is $6.45 in advance and $7.45 at the door. Children ages 4 and under eat free.

For more information, call 368-2212.


“We Love Mother’s Day”

May 13 is a special day at all Corkan Family Recreation facilities. Show your mother how much you love her with a trip to Corkan. She’ll get one game/admission free. For more information, call 767-4273.


“Single Parents Day” at Playland

Corkan Family Recreation facilities appreciate single parents. Its monthly discount day for single parents moves to Cypress Sam’s Treehouse on May 16 for indoor Playland fun. Admission is $1.50 per person from 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

For more information, call 767-4273.


Children’s Book Week

Children up to the age of 12 will celebrate Children’s Book Week by hearing Eric Carle stories and by making their own book from 4-5 p.m. May 16 in the Children’s Room at George P. Hays Library. There is no charge. For more information, call 767-2828.


Taylors Creek Golf Scramble

The Garrison Commander’s 4-Person Golf Scramble at Taylors Creek Golf Course will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. May 18. 

The cost is $35 for active duty, retirees, Army civilians and Golf Club members. It is $45 for civilian guests. The registration deadline is May 16 or when the first 25 four-person teams have signed up.

For more information, call 767-2370.


Splashpark’s Opening Day

The water fun starts May 18 at the Splashpark at Cypress Creek. Bring the kids and be prepared to watch them have a ball getting wet. Opening day hours are 9:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. Normal hours are 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. with “Toddler Splash” for 0-5 years on Friday and Monday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The cost is $1.50 per person. For more information, call 767-4273.


America’s Armed Forces Kids Run EventsAmerica’s Armed Forces Kids Run is set for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in support of Armed Forces Day on May 19. Registration will close May 18.Stewart and Hunter youth, ages 5-13, can participate in the non-competitive runs. Ages 5-6 will run five-tenths of a mile; ages 7-8 will run a mile; and ages 9-13 will run two miles.

Fort Stewart’s run will be at Jordan Youth Gym in conjunction with the Get Fit… Be Strong Fitness Tour. It will be followed by a Community/Family Fitness Day.

The event is scheduled from 9 a.m.-noon.

Jump rope athlete Buddy Lee and his team will do a fitness presentation. Winners during Buddy Lee’s youth jump rope contest can win up to $300.

T-shirts will be awarded to all youth participants. Parents may run with their children.

Register online at or call 767-1428.

The Hunter run will get under way at 9 a.m. on a route at the corner of Steven Douglas and North Perimeter road. Kids taking part will receive T-shirts.

Face-painting will be available and Tuttle Army Clinic nurses will provide information about obesity, diabetes and nutrition.

Participants are asked to arrive early to sign in. For more information, call 315-5851.


Family and MWR on web, Facebook

Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Web site for information about what FMWR has to offer soldiers and ramilies at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at

Also, like the action on Facebook at


50-Bird Skeet Shoot

A quarterly 50-bird skeet shoot will start at 8 a.m. May 19 at the Hunter Army Airfield Skeet Range. The range is off South Perimeter Road.

Prizes, giveaways and food are included in the $25 entry fee. The cost is $40 for skeet and trap competition (with a total of 100 birds). 

Depending on the number of entries, competition is scheduled in novice, intermediate, expert, youth and lady's categories.

A $200 prize will be awarded for a perfect round.

The registration deadline is May 17. Sign up at the range. Registration costs for the first 15 soldiers will be paid by Mossy Oaks Gun Club.

Shotguns for those who do not have one will be available on a first-come basis. Available are .12 and .20 gauge and youth .20 gauge.

For more details, or to register, call the skeet range at 315-9250 on Thursdays from 1-8 p.m. or Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon. Shooters also can call Outdoor Recreation during normal business hours at 315-9354/9554.


Operation Purple Camps Registration

Applications for Operation Purple camps are available through the National Military Family Association website.

The goal of the program is to give military children, ages 7-17, the tools to deal with the stresses that result from a parent's deployment. Priority will be given to children whose parents are deployed between Sept. 11 and Dec. 12 and who have not been to an Operation Purple Camp.

For additional information, go to Click on Operation Purple Program under the “Top Links” heading. Contact NMFA at

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