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What's happening on and around Fort Stewart
If you have a golfer in your life and you are looking for just the right surprise for the holidays, come by the Taylors Creek Golf Course or Hunter Golf Club and check out the bargains.
For any golf equipment not in stock, staff can special order it for you at a cost just 10 percent over invoice and shipping.
For more information, call 912-67-2370 (Stewart) or 912-315-9115 (Hunter).

BOSS Adopt-A-Soldier Hosts Sought
The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield is looking for individual Families, church, civic or other community groups who are willing to "adopt" a Soldier for the Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday.
"We want these Soldiers to be able to enjoy a Family atmosphere and to get to know members of the community better," said Staff Sgt. Phillip G. Phinisee, vice president of BOSS. "We'd also like to give members of the community an opportunity to get to know our Soldiers better and learn more about them and what they do."
Registration for Soldiers who want to take part and those who are willing to welcome them into their homes began Oct. 4. For more information, call 912-767-9917.

Open Paintball Play Coming to Hunter
Registration begins Oct. 15 for open paintball play, scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Hotel 6 Training Area off Perimeter Road on Hunter Army Airfield.
Several different woods play scenarios will be presented on several different fields. Participants must be at least 12 years old to play. Players 12 to 15 years old must be accompanied by parent or guardian.
Early registration is $20. Registration on day of the event is $25. Fees include markers, mask, air and 500 paintballs. Additional paint will be available for sale on site.
Pre register at the Outdoor Recreation Facility, building 8454. All participants must execute a hold harmless agreement. Mask and close toed shoes will be required at all times.
For more information, call 315-9554.

Friends Night Out at Marne Lanes
The evening of Oct. 21 is Friends Night Out at Marne Lanes Bowling Center, building 402. From 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., enjoy two hours of bowling and a large cheese or pepperoni pizza and small drink for $20. Call 912-767-4866 for more information.

Pumpkin Carving Class at Holbrook Pond
Learn how to carve pumpkins, while having fun and spending time with the Family from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 23 at Holbrook Pond Recreation Area.
There is no charge for the class, which is scheduled to be held in the Equipment Checkout/Outdoor Recreation Facility, but participants are asked to bring their own pumpkins.
For more information, call 912-435-8205.

‘Dog House' Grand Opening
A ribbon-cutting at 8 p.m. Oct. 25 will mark the grand opening of Rocky's Zone "Dog House," located in Rocky's Zone Soldier Center, building 703. Amenities have been added to the expanded "Dog House", which includes a lounge area, dining area, a dance area, deejay booth, two 42-inch television sets and a movie screen. For more information, call 912-767-8715.

College Probes at Stewart, Hunter
College Probes, designed for Soldiers and Family Members to learn more about post secondary education opportunities in Georgia and southeastern region, are scheduled at Fort Stewart and in Savannah on Oct. 27.
The Fort Stewart event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at SFC Paul R. Smith Education Center, building 100.
The Savannah event will be held from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Oglethorpe Mall.
More than 60 college/technical school representatives will assist attendees. Financial aid experts will provide information on tuition assistance and the Georgia Hope Scholarship. For more information, call 912-767-6533 (Stewart) or 912-315-6586 (Hunter).

Garrison Command Sergeant Major's Bowling Tournament
Registration is under way for the Garrison Command Sergeant Major's Bowling Tournament, scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Oct. 29 at Marne Lanes Bowling Center, building 402.
All are welcome to register by Oct. 22 to compete in this four-member team competition. League-style bowling awards will be given to the team having the series high score.
The cost to enter is $40 per team. For more information, call 912-767-1622.

Leisure Travel Services' Trip to ‘Scarowinds'
Join Leisure Travel Services for a trip to Scarowinds Halloween Haunt, otherwise known as Carowinds at Charlotte, N.C., during the Halloween weekend of Oct. 29-Oct. 31.
Reservations will be accepted until Oct. 21. Carowinds has had 10 years to fester and rot, resulting in enough raw horror to terrorize you for a lifetime. If the last nine years have given you nightmares, wait until you see the evil mess we have conjured up for you during our demented 10th anniversary.
Carowinds has more than 50 rides, shows and attractions, including 13 coasters and a 12-acre children's area.
The cost is $325 for 1-4 people, which includes hotel and transportation. For additional details, call 912-767-2841.

Hunter Fall Education Forum
Soldiers, Family Members and educators will be given the opportunity to articulate issues and make recommendations relevant to the education of military-connected students during the Hunter Army Airfield Education Forum scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 1 at the Aviation Brigade Headquarters in building 1525.
The forum will include breakout sessions and discussions about public and DoDEA schools.
Information gathered at the forums will be presented to school superintendents from area counties surrounding Stewart and Hunter in a meeting Nov. 9 at Club Stewart.
For more information, call 912-315-6586.

Stewart Fall Education Forum
Fort Stewart's Fall Education Forum will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at the SFC Paul R. Smith Army Education Center, building 100.
Soldiers, Family Members and educators will be given the opportunity to articulate issues/recommendations relevant to the education of military-connected students in public and DoDEA schools during the forum, which will include breakout sessions.
Information gathered at the forums will be presented to school superintendents from area counties surrounding Stewart and Hunter in a meeting Nov. 9 at Club Stewart.
For more information, call the School Liaison Office at 912-767-6533.

Pass & Permit Second Wildlife Photo Contest
Registration continues and the photo turn-in deadline is Nov. 9 for the Wildlife Photo Contest to be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at Stewart Pass & Permit Office, building 8093.
The theme is wildlife photography. Please, no photos of pets. Photo dimensions are four by six inches or larger and there is no limit to the quantities entered.
There will be only one prize awarded per person for first, second and third place in the age groups 2-5, 6-10, 11-15 and 16 and older. A separate award for active duty Soldiers will be awarded.
The contest is open to amateur photographers and entry fees are $5 (ages 2-15) per photo and $10 (ages 16 and older) per photo.
For details and entry forms, call 912-435-8061 at Stewart or 912-315-5163 at Hunter.

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