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Posted: February 16, 2018 10:09 a.m.
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MWR, Coastal Happenings Briefs

Become a lifeguard

Now hiring lifeguards for the 2018 Summer Season. Twenty are needed at Fort Stewart and 11 at Hunter Army Airfield. Must be 16 years or older. No experience necessary. Accepted applicants will receive two weeks paid training at $10 per hour and will be certified by the American Red Cross. Apply online at and search for Fort Stewart Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard). For more information, call 912 767-8326.


BOSS skydiving trip slated

Be on board for the BOSS Skydiving trip to Sylvania, March 3. You'll make a 13,500-foot tandem jump. The cost is $150 per person, which includes transportation. Limited space. Register by Feb. 15 at Stewart/Hunter Leisure Travel. Great opportunity for Single Soldiers, Geo Bachelors and Single Parents. Must be 18 or older. For more information, call 912-767-9917. 


Youth Mardi Gras social held 

A free Mardi Gras social will be held from 7-10 p.m. Feb. 23, at Fort Stewart's Youth Activity Center, building 5655, for Middle School and Teen members and guests in grades 6-12. Event includes a DJ, food, games and face-painting. For more information, call 912-767-4491.


West Point Society Founder's Day

The West Point Society of Savannah Founder's Day banquet is March 3, at the Hyatt Regency on West Bay Street in Savannah.  Cocktails and Silent Auction at 5:30 p.m., with dinner starting at 7 p.m.  The guest speaker is Command Sgt. Maj.  Timothy Guden, the 19th Command Sergeant Major of the United States Military Academy.  Click the link below for registration details: 


Spring Tee-Ball, soccer sign-Ups 

Registration is ongoing and continues through March 12 for tee-ball and soccer at Hunter. Co-ed tee-ball, for ages 4-5, costs $25 per player. Co-ed soccer, for ages 6 and older, costs $45 per player. Practice begins soon after registration closes and games begin in April. To register, or for more information, call Family Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Youth Sports at 912 315-5851 or 315-3659 or Parent Central Services at 912 315-5425.


Youth 11 for 6 Bowling League offered 

Eleven for Six Bowling League at Marne Bowling Center is open to youth ages 3-16 years old who want to learn how to bowl. Starting Feb. 22, participants bowl two games from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday evenings for six weeks. At the end of the program, they receive a bowling ball. Parents welcome to participate. Cost is $11 per session, which includes instructional fees and equipment. For more information, call 912-767-4866.


Garrison commander's Golf Scramble

The garrison commander's golf scramble will be played at noon Feb. 23 at Taylors Creek Golf Course. Cost of $30 for members, $35 for non-members covers greens fee, cart, range balls, lunch and prizes. Bring a team or join a team for some friendly, relaxed competition. Registration accepted until the day before the scramble. For more information, call 912-767-2370.


Operation M.E. Day at Hunter

Operation Mission Essential Day, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at Hunter Club, is a day focused on military spouses. It's an opportunity for spouses to refresh, relax, recharge and enjoy services from local vendors to include health and beauty, life goals, nutrition, and more!  MWR has planned the special day to say "Thank you, because you are Mission Essential!" Event is open to the public, but specifically focused on our Army and other military spouses. Cost is $5 for Marne Star Card Holders, $10 for general admission. Child programming available through Child and Youth Services. Advance or online registrants will receive a gift at the door. 

To purchase tickets, or for more information, go to Operation M.E. Day at Stewart is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. March 11.


Long range shoot held at Stewart

A long range shoot will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 24 at Red Cloud Echo Range on Fort Stewart. Open to rifles (up to .50 caliber) only. Cost is $15 per two-hour block. Paper targets 100-500 yards, steel targets at 750 and 1,000 yards. For more information, call 912 435-8205. All payments cash only. To reach Red Cloud Echo Range, take Highway 119 north. The range is on the right.


ODR Excursion for adventure quest

Join Outdoor Recreation for the Urban Adventure Quest in Savannah starting at 10 a.m. March 10. Quest is part game, part city tour, an interactive adventure that will take you through historic downtown Savannah as you solve clues and complete 16 challenges. Begins at Franklin Square and ends at Wright Square. Quest covers two miles over a three-hour period. Four bonuses. Teams of six persons or less. Sign up at Low Country Adventure Center, building 8325, by March 8. Units and FRG teams welcome. Cost per team is $40. For more call 435-8205.


Marne Trail Bass Tourney at Glisson

The first of five catch-and-release Marne Trail Bass Tournaments will be held at 6:30 a.m. March 17 at Glisson Pond on Fort Stewart. Cash prizes are $250 for first-place (total weight, five-fish maximum per person) and $100 for the largest bass. Door prizes awarded after weigh-in at 11 a.m.  Fee is $20 during Early Bird registration, Feb. 22-28, for Active Duty Soldiers, Retirees and their Family Members and youth (15 years old and younger). Early sign-up is $30 for the civilian community. Fees increase by $5 after Feb. 28. Fee of $5 for boat entry. Register at Low Country Adventure Center, building 8325. For additional details, call 912 435-8205 or 435-8213. Other tournaments are scheduled April 21 at Metz Pond; May 19 at Pineview Lake; Sept. 22 at Glisson Pond and Oct. 13 at Metz Pond. Angler of the Year award of $400 will be awarded at October event.

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