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What's happening on and around Fort Stewart
Weekly FMWR briefing for 25 Oct.
Hours of operation at Taylors Creek Golf Course and Hunter Golf Club have been changed, effective Oct. 14, due to the sun setting earlier in the day.
New, seasonal hours are as follows:
Monday through Thursday - Taylors Creek opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 6:30 p.m. Hunter Golf Club opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and federal holidays - both courses open at 7:30 a.m. and close at 6:30 p.m.
Hours of operation when Daylight Savings Time ends (Sunday, Nov. 7) will be:
Monday through Thursday-Taylors Creek will open at 8 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m. Hunter Golf Club will open at 7:30 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m.
Friday Saturday Sunday and federal holidays -both courses will open at 7:30 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m.

‘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. Wearing of civilian clothes is encouraged. 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.

Managed Deer Hunt
The registration deadline is Nov. 4 at noon for a Managed Deer/Hog Hunt scheduled for Nov. 20 on Fort Stewart.
Applications will be taken at Pass & Permit Office, building 8093 at Fort Stewart and the Pass & Permit Office, building 1286 at Hunter Army Airfield.
A drawing to determine selection for the Nov. 20 hunt will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 4. The hunt fee for those selected is $10, but there is no charge to register.
Active Duty Soldiers, National Guard/Reserve Soldiers assigned under Title 10 orders and military retirees may register. Retirees will be selected on a space available basis only. Sportsmen can apply for all hunts, but will only be selected for one.
A managed hog hunt will be held on Jan. 29, 2011. Call the Fort Stewart office at 912-435-8033 or Hunter office at 912-315-5163 for more information about eligibility and drawing dates.

Tour Historic Homes, Museum in Savannah
Experience a personal tour of two or three historic homes, visit a museum and then enjoy a light lunch in Historic Savannah before returning to Fort Stewart.
Leisure Travel Services has scheduled the trip for Nov. 4 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Registration is under way and will continue until Nov. 1. The cost is $10. Those interested are urged to make their reservations soon, as the maximum number for the group will be 15.
Register at Leisure Travel Services, building 419 ( PX Furniture Mall complex). For more information, call 912-767-2841.

Garrison Ball Planned for Nov. 5

The 2010 Garrison Ball for Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield will be held beginning at 6 p.m. on Nov. 5 at Club Stewart, building 405.
The evening's schedule includes a cocktail hour, receiving line, buffet dinner, presentation of awards and dancing and entertainment. Dress will be semi-formal.
Tickets are priced on a sliding scale according to military rank or civilian pay grade. The prices range from $20 to $35 per person. Tickets are available at individuals' unit, directorate, or agency.
For more information, call 368-2367.

Sign-ups Begin for Open Paintball Play at Hunter
Registration is under way 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.

Baby Loves Disco
Baby Loves Disco, an afternoon dance party featuring real music spun and mixed by real deejays blending classic disco tunes from the 70s, and 80s, will be held at Club Stewart Ballroom and the Palmetto Room from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 8.
Tickets are free, but are needed for admission. They can be picked up at Leisure Travel Services building 419 in the PX Furniture Mall complex through Nov. 5.
The event is for pre-schoolers and parents who are looking for a break from the routine playground circuit and a chance to let loose for some post naptime, pre-dinner fun. At its core, Baby Loves Disco is a community event that brings kids together with kids and parents together with parents.
The fun will spill out from all corners of the club: bubble machines, baskets of scarves and egg-shakers, a chill-out room (with tents, books and puzzles), diaper changing stations, a full spread of healthy snacks and dancing.
For more information, call 912-767-4316.

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.

Hunter Basketball/Cheerleading Sign-ups

Boys and girls basketball/cheerleading sign-ups are under way and will continue until Nov. 12. Open to ages 5-17 for basketball and 5-13 for cheerleading. Teams will be co-ed. Register at Central Registration Office, building 1286. The cost is $14 per person. Games will be played at the YMCA and the Jewish Educational Alliance
For more information, call 912-315-5851 or 912-315-5425.

BOSS Adopt-A-Soldier Hosts Sought
The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) 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.
Registration for Soldiers who want to take part and those who are willing to welcome them into their homes begins is under way. For more information, call 912-767-9917.

Looking for a Gift for Your Golfer?
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)

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