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POSTED: February 7, 2011 1:00 p.m.
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Events being brought to Fort Stewart by FMWR include a weightlifting competition, the BIG Power Lifting competition.

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Registration is under way for the BIG Power Lifting Competition, offering competitors the chance to compete against others in their weight class, will be at the Newman Fitness Center starting at 10 a.m. on March 19.
Would-be champions can register until the day of the event. The early fee is $10 and rises to $15 after March 11. For more information, call 767-3031/9336.
The competition will consist of three lifts: squat, bench press and dead lift. Lifters will compete for trophies in their particular weight class.

Marne Book Club at Hays Library
You're invited to Marne Book Club (for adults 18 and over) from 7-8 p.m. Feb. 16 at George P. Hays Library, building 411.
Soldiers, family members, retirees and Army civilians are introduced to new authors, ideas and can participate in book discussions. February's book is "The Emperor's Tomb" by Steve Berry.
There's no charge. For more information, call 767-2828.

Emerald Princess Trip
Register by Feb. 16 for a gambling cruise aboard the Emerald Princess II Casino out of Brunswick at 4:30 p.m. Feb.19.
The cost is $10 for active duty soldiers and $15 for all others. Price includes a light meal and a return-to-port snack aboard the four-deck, 200-foot ship.
For more information, call Leisure Travel at 767-2841 at Stewart or 912- 315-3674 at Hunter.

Register for Trip to the Daytona 500
Register now for a trip to see the Daytona 500, billed as NASCAR's biggest, richest and most prestigious race. The sign-up deadline is Feb. 18 and the race is on Feb. 20.
Forty-three of the best stock car drivers in the world will compete in what is called "The Great American Race."
The cost is $65 per person, which includes transportation on a luxury motor coach bus and a tailgate party with food. Tickets for the race can be purchased through Leisure Travel.
For more information, call 912-767-2841 at Stewart or 912- 315-3674 at Hunter.

BOSS Deep Sea Fishing
Join fellow soldiers and friends for some deep sea fishing off the coast of Georgia from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Feb. 19. The cost is just $60 per person for this BOSS-sponsored opportunity, but you must sign up by Feb. 16. For more information, call 767-9917.

Storytime: Observe Black History Month
Celebrate with stories and activities in honor of Black History Month from 4-5 p.m. Feb. 16 at the George P. Hays Library, building 411. There is no charge. For more information, call 912-767-2828.

Registration for Pheasant Shoots at Stewart
Registration will close Feb. 24 for Pheasant Shoots to be held March 5 at the Taylors Creek DZ off Highway 144 West on Fort Stewart.
Pheasant shoots that were to be on Feb. 19 have been canceled.
Twenty shooters for a morning hunt and 20 for an afternoon hunt will be chosen by lottery. Half of the slots will be given to active duty military.
Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield soldiers, retirees, Army employees and sportsmen from the surrounding community can register for the lottery drawing at the Stewart Pass and Permit Office, building 8093, or the Hunter Pass and Permit Office, building 1286. There is no charge to register.
For fee or additional information, visit or call the Stewart office at 912-435-8061 or the Hunter office at 912-315-5163.

Freedom Trail Tour in Savannah
Join Leisure Travel on Feb. 26 for the Freedom Trail tour and see remnants of the Underground Railroad, where "free persons of color" lived during slavery times, the port of entry where slaves were brought and sold, old communities and Savannah's African American monument.
Register by Feb. 24. The cost of $25 for adults and $20 for children includes transportation and tour. For more information, call 767-2841 at Stewart and 912- 315-3674 at Hunter.

Youth Track & Field/Spring Soccer Registration
Registration will end Feb. 25 for the Fort Stewart Spring Soccer 2011 season that begins March 1. Register online at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/stewartcyms.html/ or in person at Parent Central Services, building CT-0029 at Fort Stewart. The telephone number is 912-767-2312.
Track and Field (ages 7-14) and Soccer (ages 4-13) play is open to all Child, Youth and School Services members. For more information, call Youth Sports at 912-767-4371 or 912-767-9270.

Youth Sponsorship Cumberland Island Trip Registration
CYSS registered youth will travel to Cumberland Island Seashore from 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. March 26. The great barrier island off the Georgia coast is known for its wild ponies, pristine beaches and forests, Dungeness Castle and First African Baptist Church.
Trip is designed for CYSS registered youth (grades 4-12) to learn more about their surroundings and meet new friends. Registration begins Feb. 14 and continues through March 24.
The fee of $10 includes transportation, ferry crossing, and child supervision.
Tickets can be purchased at Parent Central Services, 912-767-2312 (Stewart) or 912-315-5425 (Hunter). No refunds granted after March 24 and a $5 cancellation fee will be applied after March 24 or for no-shows.
Call the School Liaison Office for details. The number is 912-767-6533 at Stewart and 912-315-6586 at Hunter.

Redeployment Golf Membership Drive
Soldiers redeploying to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield can join Taylors Creek Golf Course and Hunter Golf Club for 20 per cent off the Fiscal Year 2011 prorated fee from now until March 31. For more information, call 912-767-2370 at Stewart or 912-315-9115 at Hunter.

 

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