Military ID cardholders, 16 and older, are invited to compete in The Rock Power Lifting and Bench Press Competition on Oct. 22 at Newman Fitness Center.
In the bench press competition, contestants will be placed into one of 12 different weight classes and must complete a bench press to qualify for an award. Each competitor will attempt three lifts. The highest overall weight lifted will determine the winner in each class.
In the power lifting competition, each competitor must complete all three lifts (bench press, squat and dead lift) to qualify for an award. Each competitor will be given three lifts per event. To determine the final place, the top three lifts will be combined for a total weight lifted. Awards will be presented to the top lifters using the Schwartz-Malone power lifting formula.
Registration through Oct. 18 costs $10. The fee then goes to $15 and will be accepted until the day of the event. Register at Newman Fitness Center.
Weigh-in will begin at 8 a.m. on Oct. 22 and the competition will follow at 10 a.m.
For more information, call 767-3031.
Tybee Island beach ecology walk
Fort Stewart and Hunter youth can take a Tybee Island Beach Ecology Walk on a Child, Youth and School Services Youth Sponsorship trip scheduled for Oct. 22.
The free trip is open to CYSS-registered youth in grades 4-12.
Marine scientist Dr. Joe Richardson will lead the walk. Youth will learn about animals that live near or in the ocean, comb the beach for fossils and shark teeth (youth on last year's trip found two shark teeth), and learn how to measure seawater salinity and tides.
The group will leave from Fort Stewart at 8 a.m. and from Hunter at 9.
Registration closes Oct. 20. Registration is available online or at either the Stewart or Hunter Parent Central Services offices.
For more information, call CYSS Parent Central Services at 767-2312 on Stewart or 912-315-5425 on Hunter.
Halloween Story Day at Hays Library
Children up to age 12 are invited to dress in costume, hear stories about Halloween and make related crafts from 4-5 p.m. Oct. 26 at George P. Hays Library. There is no charge.
For more information, call 767-2828
FMWR's on the web, Facebook
Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation web site for information about what FMWR has to offer Soldiers and Families at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.
Also, like the activity on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FortStewartHunterFMWR.
Supper Club Forming at Hunter
Sign up now for a Hunter Supper Club, and start looking forward to good food and fun once a month.
Every month, the club will visit a different restaurant and have a different program. David Pinckney of Leisure Travel is club host.
Civilian employees, retirees and soldiers are invited. For more information, call 912-315-3674.
Time Bowling, Red Pin Bowling
Like to bowl fast? Come on to Hunter Lanes on Thursdays from 5-11 p.m. One person or a group can bowl for $15 for an hour. Shoe rental is $2 per person. The special is good during October.
And from 7-11 p.m. on Saturdays, you might win a free game during Red Pin Bowling. When a red pin appears in the No. 1 position, bowl a strike and win a free game. The cost is $3 per game and $2 for shoe rental.
For more information, call 912-315-6279.
Teen Skate Jam at Corkan
Teens, show what you got! There will be a Skate Jam at Corkan Family Fun Center from 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Bring your favorite music to be played. The cost is $6 per person and includes skate rental.
For more information, call 767-4273.
Managed deer hunts
Registration closes at 5 p.m. Oct. 17 for the Oct. 29 managed deer hunt in the Delta Small Impact Range Complex.
Soldiers and retirees may apply. The total number of slots available is 50, with 10 per cent being offered to retirees.
A lottery on Oct. 18 will choose the hunters.
Applications are being taken at Pass & Permit Offices on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army.
Hunters will have the opportunity to take part in both a morning and afternoon hunt, with lunch provided during the break. Game check and cleaning station will be provided by DPW, Fish and Wildlife Branch. A $10 fee per hunter will be charged and is payable upon selection. Assistance also is provided by DES Game Wardens Branch.
Another managed deer hunt will be held Dec. 10, with a registration deadline of 5 p.m. Nov 28. The lottery for this hunt will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 29.
For more information, call the Fort Stewart office at 435-8033 or Hunter office at 912-315-5163.
The hunts help manage deer, hog, and coyote populations on Fort Stewart, and promote good stewardship of federal lands.
Favorites on Thunder Run Menu
German food is being served this week and American favorites are on the menu Oct. 19 at Club Stewart's Thunder Run restaurant. They are among Internationally Inspired Cuisine Night offerings at the restaurant.
Other foods on the rotating menu are Italian and Latin. Service is 5-8 p.m. every Wednesday. The cost is $9.95 per adult and half-price for children ages 5-10. There is no charge for children 4 and under.
For more information, call 368-2212.
Big Buck Contest Sign-up Under Way
Register now for a chance to win a cash prize for the largest buck harvested on Fort Stewart or Hunter Army Airfield. Registration will continue until Oct. 21.
Registration fees are $30 for active duty, retired and family members, and $40 for civilians.
All deer harvested must be turned in to the Fish & Wildlife Branch for scoring.
For more information, call Pass & Permit at 435-8061 at Stewart or 912-315-5163 at Hunter.
Company-level skeet competition
Starting later this month, soldiers will get a chance to test their shooting skills against other soldiers in a company-level competition that could put them on a path to win the Commanding General's Trophy.
Registration continues through Oct. 18.
The Commanding General's Trophy is a unit-level competition system to honor the best unit in a variety of sports, such as flag football, basketball, soccer, skeet shooting and others. The winner is determined by an accumulated points system.
The trophy, which has not been awarded during the past couple of years due to the 3rd ID's multiple deployments, will be presented in October or November of next year.
The skeet-shooting competition will be at 6 p.m. once a week, on Mondays or Wednesdays, starting Oct. 24 at the Hunter and Stewart skeet ranges. League play will close on Nov. 30. This will be followed by a round-robin tournament in which each company will shoot against the others.
Each company may have four shooters with three scores counting. Each shooter will shoot 50 rounds per match. The cost is $25 per person per match.
To sign up or to learn more details, call Michael Hughes at 912- 315-4160 on Hunter, or Randy Walker at 767-8238 on Stewart.
Parent/Teacher Conferences Scheduled
Fort Stewart DoDEA Schools will have parent/teacher conferences on Oct 20 and 21.
Conferences must be scheduled through the student's school. For scheduling and detailed information, call Brittin Elementary at 368-3324, Diamond at 876-8350, or Kessler at 368-3598.
On Oct 20, there will be early dismissal (1:30 p.m.) for the conferences. Pre-K and preschool children with disabilities classes will not be held.
On Oct 21, there will be no school for students.
College Probe at Bradwell Institute
The Fort Stewart/Liberty County Schools 2011 College Probe will be from 8:45-11:45 a.m. on Oct. 27 at Bradwell Institute.
More than 60 college and technical school representatives will provide assistance. Financial aid experts will have information on tuition assistance and the Georgia HOPE scholarship.
The probe is a great opportunity to learn more about postsecondary options and is open to high students, soldiers, family members and civilians.
For more information, call the Fort Stewart School Liaison Office at 767-6533 or the Bradwell Guidance Office at 876-6121.