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POSTED: February 28, 2011 3:30 p.m.
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A travel show coming to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will highlight the many beaches within easy driving distance.

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Register by March 7 for a Leisure Travel trip at 7:30 p.m. March 12 to experience the dancing, comical and magical portrayal of the childhood story "Cinderella." Enjoy a Family outing and this great ballet for first-timers.
The $10 per-person cost is for transportation only. Performance tickets, with a 10 per cent off military discount, sold separately at Savannah Civic Center, (912) 651-6551. For more information, call 767-2841 at Stewart or 912-315-3674 at Hunter.

Community Showcase/Travel Shows
Community Showcase/Travel Shows are scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Tominac Fitness Center, building 919, March 8, and from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at Club Stewart, building 405.
The shows provide soldiers and families an opportunity to learn about travel, education and recreation opportunities in the area. This is the shows' 11th year.
While the travel portion features activities like tours, resorts and travel tips, the showcases also include information about what is available throughout Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.
Booths will be staffed by chambers of commerce, visitors bureaus, art clubs, cultural resources, health care and support groups.
In addition to information, there will be door prizes and giveaways. Admission is free.
For more information, call 767-2841 or 912-315-3674.

BOSS skydiving
Registration continues through March 9 for the BOSS skydiving trip planned for noon-4 p. m. March 12 at the Atlanta Skydiving Farm. Participants will tandem jump from 14,000 feet.
The jump costs $130 per person and $100 more will get it filmed.
For more information, call 767-9917.

Youth Action Council meeting at Stewart
Military connected youth in grades 6-12 are encouraged to attend the Youth Action Council meeting at 5 p.m. March 10 to discuss quality of life issues affecting them. Pizza will be provided after meeting.
The meeting will be in Bryan Village Youth Center, building 7338. For information, call the School Liaison Office at 767-6533.

Parent Advisory Board meeting
Parents are encouraged to attend a Parent Advisory Board meeting at 5:30 p.m. March 10 in Bryan Village Youth Center, building 7338.
Current and future activities planned for Fort Stewart youth will be discussed. Feedback and new ideas are requested.
For more information, call 767-4491.

Girl Scout Day at Corkan Recreation
Girl Scouts who wear their uniforms will get one free game/admission at all Corkan Family Recreation facilities all day on March 12. It is Corkan's way of joining the scouts in celebrating the anniversary of their founding. For more information, call 767-4273.

Big Lift Power Lifting Competition
Registration is under way for The Big Lift Power Lifting Competition, offering you the chance to compete with others in your weight class. It 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. Registration costs $10 through March 11 and $15 later. 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.

Youth Bowling Day at Hunter Lanes
Hunter Lanes Bowling Center, building 1280, is honoring youth with prices of $1.75 per game per person and $1.75 shoe rental from 5-9 p.m. March 12.Share the fun with friends while you listen to music. For more information, call 912-315-6279.

Bass Tournament at Fort Stewart
Try your luck and test your skills during the Bass Tournament (total weight, five-fish maximum), which will launch at safe light about 6:30 a.m. and continue until the weigh-in at 11 a.m. on March 19 at Pond 1, Pineview Lake on Fort Stewart.
Registration is being accepted at the Stewart and Hunter Pass and Permit Offices. The Stewart office is in building 8093, phone 435-8061. The Hunter office is in building 1286, phone 912-315-5163.
Early bird registration, through March 10, is $15 for soldiers, retirees and family members and youth 16 and younger. Civilian fee is $25.
Registration March 11-18 for $20 for soldiers, retirees and family, and youth 16 and younger. Civilian fee is $30 then.
Late registration, 5:30-7 a.m. March 19, is $30 for soldiers, retirees and family and youth; $40 for others.

Youth 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 barrier island off the Georgia coast is known for its wild ponies, pristine beaches and forests, Dungeness Castle and First African Baptist Church.
The trip is so youth (grades 4-12) can learn more about their surroundings and meet friends. Registration continues through March 24.
The $10 fee includes transportation, ferry crossing and child supervision.
Tickets are available at Parent Central Services, 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 767-6533 at Stewart and 912-315-6586 at Hunter.

Families In Training sign-up
Registration is under way for Families In Training, a six-week program at Tominac Fitness Center that develops and maintains physical activity and fitness.
The program allows family members to exercise individually or as teams. There's no charge, but registration will close on March 28.
Tominac is in building 919 on Hunter.
For more information, call 912-315-5851.

Great MWR Yard Sale
Now's a good time to start cleaning up because the Great MWR Yard Sale is coming to Fort Stewart and Hunter from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. April 16. Registration began March 1.
The sale will be held at homes in post housing areas, as well as the parking lots at Club Stewart and Hunter Credit Union.
Active duty, family members, retirees, National Guard and Army civilians may sell. The cost to sell is $5 per space in the parking lots. There is no charge for on-post housing sellers, but they must register. The public is invited to shop.
All sellers must sign up at the Sports Office, building 471 on Fort Stewart, or Tominac Fitness Center, building 919 at Hunter. For more information, call 767-8238 at Stewart or (912) 315-2019 at Hunter. Registration ends April 14.

 

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