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POSTED: August 30, 2010 11:05 a.m.
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Marne Lanes League Sign-ups
Sign-ups for the winter league season, which begins Sept. 10, are being accepted at Marne Lanes, building 402. There are leagues for everyone. Why not stop by the center and sign up for men's, women's, Wednesday mixed or Friday mixed? A youth league also is offered.
Sign-up sheets are located at the front counter and will be available through Aug. 31. Call 912-767-4866 for more information.


"Top of the Rock" Road Race (5K & 10K)
Registration for the "Top of the Rock" road race sponsored by Family and MWR Sports Office continues through Race Day, Sept. 25. It is open to all military ID Cardholders.
There will be 10 different age categories for males and females at the 5K and 10K race, and one 10K team category (minimum of 10 runners from same unit) for the competition.
Hunter and Stewart pre-registration deadline is Sept. 22 for the 10K team-company level only and entry fee is $15 per person. For individuals, the pre-registration deadline is Sept. 24 and entry fee is $18 per person. Register at Hunter's Tominac Fitness Center, building 919; Stewart's Leisure Travel Services, building 419 or Newman Fitness Center, building 439.
Individuals only will be able to register on Race Day, Sept. 25, 8 a.m. at Fort Stewart between Newman Fitness Center and Quick Track, entry fee is $25 per person.
Trophies will be awarded to the top three winners of the 5K and 10K (male and female finishers), top two finishers in each age category and the top two team finishers. T-shirts will be provided to all runners who register.
For details, call Stewart's Bennett Sports Office, 912-767-8238.

Powder Puff Flag Football
Want to show the boys how it is done? Sign up for Powder Puff Flag Football on Fort Stewart. Game times are at 6:30-8:30 p.m. and will be scheduled Sept. 8 through Oct 20 at Bennett Sports Complex, building 471.
There is no charge to compete and play is open to active duty Soldiers, Spouses, Retirees and Army Civilian women.
Individuals or teams interested in competing need to register by Aug. 31 at Bennett Sports Complex. Each team must have 7-15 players, as the competition will be 7-on-7 powder puff flag football. For more information, call 912-767-8238.

MMA Labor Day Brawl, Coke Concert Tour
The Mixed Martial Arts Labor Day Brawl, featuring a celebrity golf tournament, autograph signings, a 12-bout combative event and the Coke Concert Tour, will be held at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield on Sept. 2, Sept. 3 and Sept. 4. Here's the lineup:
Fort Stewart
Sept.2 -- UFC stars Stephan Bonnar, Don House and surprise UFC guest, Randy "The Natural" Couture will visit Rocky's Zone, building 703, for a meet and greet, sign autographs for Soldiers only at 8 p.m.
Sept. 3 -- The UFC stars will play in a Celebrity Golf Tournament at Taylors Creek Golf Course. Play begins with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $25 per person for four-man teams. Call 912-767-2370.
Sept. 4 -- The UFC stars will be at Marne Lanes, building 402 from 10-11 a.m. Come on out and bowl a frame or two with your favorite Ultimate Fighter.
Sept. 4 -- The UFC stars will sign autographs at noon in the Stewart PX, building 71. Kids can get their hands wrapped and autographs signed by fighters and play the UFC Undisputed 2010 video game with fighters.
Hunter
Sept. 3 -- UFC stars Stephan Bonnar, Don House and surprise UFC guest, Randy "The Natural" Couture will sign autographs at 5 p.m. in the Hunter PX, building 6020. Kids can get their hands wrapped and autographs signed by fighters as well as play the UFC Undisputed 2010 video game with fighters.
Sept. 3 -- Coke Concert featuring Lisa Palleschi & Junior and fight weigh-in the Hunter Club parking lot, building 6015 beginning at 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Lisa Palleschi's music has been featured in sports-related programs and venues ranging from NASCAR television shows to NFL stadiums. Junior has played and toured with bands such as Bowling for Soup, The All American Rejects, American Hi-Fi, Everclear, Lifehouse and 12 Stones.
Sept. 4 -- Local fighters and fighters from the Southeast and elsewhere will compete in 12 MMA bouts in the Labor Day Combative Event at Tominac Fitness Center, building 919. Doors open at 6 p.m. and fights begin at 7 p.m. Bonnar will be ring announcer. The cost will be $10 for general admission in advance; $15 for general admission at door; $15 for cage-side seats in advance; $5 for youth ages 8-17. No charge for kids 7 and under.
Call Club Stewart at 912-368-2212 or Hunter Club 912-459-7926 for more information.

Wild Adventures Trip Signup Deadline
The registration deadline is Sept. 8 for a Leisure Travel Services trip Sept. 11 to Valdosta, GA, to Wild Adventures Amusement Park. There are thrill, family, kids, and water rides, plus animals and shows. Cost $40 per person includes transportation and theme park admission. Call 912-767-2841for more information, or visit Leisure Travel in building 419, the PX Furniture Store Mall complex.

Hunter GC Golf Scramble
The Hunter Garrison Commander's 4-person Golf Scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Sept. 10 at Hunter Golf Club. The event will accept the first 25 teams. Register your team by Sept. 9.
The cost is $35 for Taylors Creek and Hunter Golf Club Members, Active Duty, Retirees, and Army Civilians, $45 for civilian guests.
For more information, call 912-315-9115.

Community Showcases and Travel Shows at Hunter, Stewart

Hunter Club, building 6015, will be the site of the Community Showcase and Travel Show from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 9. Community exhibitors and travel vendors from surrounding area, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida will highlight their fall and holiday events. Call 912-435-9874 for more information.
The Showcase and Travel Show will be held at Club Stewart, building 405, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 10. Call Public Affairs 435-9874 or Leisure Travel 315-3674 for more information.

Youth Fishing Event at Hunter
Youngsters can have fun and catch a few big ones during the Kid's Fishing Event at the Hallstrom Lake Outdoor Recreation Area from 8-11 a.m. on Sept. 11.
Limited poles and bait will be available, and DPW, Fish and Wildlife will set up a fish-cleaning station from 8:30-11 a.m. There will be snacks, drinks and door prizes. Event is free for children of Soldiers and Families ages 15 and under.
Call 912-315-9554 for more information.

Chocolate Milkshake Day at Corkan
Corkan is celebrating Chocolate Milkshake Day with a special on Sept. 11. We'll take half off the price of all chocolate milkshakes purchased at Corky's Concessions within Corkan Family Fun Center, building 449, and Stewart Lanes Grill in building 450. Come have a treat with us. We're open from noon-11 p.m. Call 912-767-4273 for more information.


 

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