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Posted: April 20, 2018 1:29 p.m.
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MWR, Coastal Happenings Briefs

Marne trail bass tournaments held 

The second of five catch-and-release Marne trail bass tournaments will be held at 6:30 a.m. April 21 at Metz 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 through March 31 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 Saturday. Fee of $5 for boat entry. Register at Lowcountry Adventure Center, building 8325. For additional details, call 435-8205 or 435-8213. Other tournaments are scheduled 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.


Cup of the month golf tournament

The Taylors Creek Golf Course Cup of the Month Golf Tournament will be held April 21. The stroke play event is open to all golfers and the public is welcome. Players are asked to register in advance at the course or by calling 767-2370. Briefing at 11:45 a.m. and tee times start at noon. Awards to cup winners in open, women’s, senior (50-59) and super senior (60 and older) divisions. Cost is $40 for members, $45 for non-members. Cost includes greens fee, cart, one range ball token, drinks and prizes. The following tournament date is May 19.


Sunday family fun day at Hunter golf

Enjoy a fun afternoon of golf with your Family at a discounted rate every Sunday after 1 p.m. at Hunter Golf Course. Free greens fees for junior golfers (ages 5-15) with a paid parent’s greens and golf cart fees. For more information, call 315-9115. 


Get 'Rock Solid'

Get in the know with the 'Rock Solid' newsletter.  The 'Rock Solid' newsletter is filled with events and services from Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Air Field Family and MWR. A lot of great incentives will also be sent to your inbox for you to enjoy the surrounding area. Totally free, never shared, always awesome!  Sign up at


SKIES offers cheer, tumbling classes

School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration & Skills is now offering competitive cheer and tumbling classes for youth 5-18 years old at both Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Participants must be enrolled in Child and Youth Services. The cost for competitive cheer is $50-55 per month and the cost for tumbling is $45-50 per month. To register, or for more information, call Parent Central Services at 767-2312  at Stewart or 315-5425 at Hunter.


Spring carnival at Donovan Field

Spring Carnival, with rides, food and fun for young and old alike, is coming to Donovan Field at Fort Stewart May 3-6. Free to enter (open gate access through Gate 3 on Old Sunbury Road). Public welcome.  Ride tickets, games, food and drinks available for purchase at Carnival. Hours are: Thursday, May 3, 5-10 p.m.; May 4, 5 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, May 5, noon-midnight; and Sunday, May 6, 1 -7 p.m. For more information, visit


Kids Bowl free at Marne/Stewart lanes

Sign up at for the Kids Bowl Free program at Marne Bowling Center, building 402, and Stewart Bowling Center, building 450. Each registered child ages 0-15 can bowl two free games a day Monday-Friday (not available on holidays). Shoe rental is $2.50. No charge to register online for free games. Program runs from April-September. Family passes, at discount prices, available so parents can bowl with their children. For more information, call Marne Center at 767-4866 or Stewart Center at 767-4273. 


Shuttle To Savannah

For a worry-free night out in Savannah on payday weekends - check out Safe Ride! Service Members can enjoy downtown without asking “should I be driving home?” Only $10 per person (Active Duty Soldiers only). Picking up at various locations on Fort Stewart. Limited space. Tickets can be purchased at Leisure Travel or from the driver (exact change required). For pick-up and drop-off locations click the Safe Ride link on or call 767-2841.


Community Fitness Challenge offered

Soldiers, Family Members, Army Civilians and those in the surrounding community are invited to compete in the Fort Stewart Community Functional Fitness Challenge scheduled Saturday, May 12 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Caro Fitness Center, building 708. The cost is $15 for Active Duty Soldiers and $30 for all others. Registration under way on Fort Stewart MWR WEBTRAC at Contestants in 10 age categories will complete three high intensity, constantly varied, functional movement workouts to determine if they are the fittest in their category. For more information, call 767-4763.


MST Adventure lock-in

A free MST Adventure Lock-in, planned as part of CYS' Family Deployment programs and events, will be held from 8 p.m. April 20 until 8 a.m. April 21 at Stewart Youth Activity Center, 62 Mindoro Loop building 5655. The Fort Stewart-Hunter army Airfield middle school and teen centers are getting together for a fun night of food, games, karaoke, contests, movies and more. A field trip to Newman Fitness Center is also on the agenda for the night. Lock-In is open to CYS-registered 6th-12th graders. This event supports the Marne Star Families Program. For more information, call 767-4491 (Stewart) or 315-9795 (Hunter).


Garrison Organizational Day

Directorate of Human Resources managed facilities will either be open, have limited services or be closed April 27 due to the Garrison Organizational Day.  Affected services include:

Soldier for Life, Transition Assistance at buildings 526, 621 will be open. 

Building 253 will offer limited services  for retirement services; in/out processing; ID cards; transition services; casualty; and levy. 

Mower Processing Center in bulding 208 will also offer limited services.  

DHR facmilities closed for the organization day are the education center, building 100; FOIA/PA in building 161; building 201; building 201C; and Official Mail and  Distribution. 

The Hunter SFL/TAP, buildign 1289 will be open.  

Hunter DHR facilites closed for the day are OMDC in building 1212; building 1283; the Hunter Soldier Support Center in building 1286; and the Hunter Education Center in building 1290. 

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