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Posted: June 22, 2017 1:29 p.m.
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Army Community Service Briefs - June 22

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Register now for ACS classes
You asked, we listened. Online registration is now available for FRG classes through Eventbrite. Please go to Link is also posted on the ACS portion of the Team Stewart website.

Learn, empower yourself with ACS
ACS has many great services for Soldiers, spouses and children, yet not everyone knows we are located in five different areas. Stop by today and visit the staff on Stewart in buildings 81, 82, 86, 87 and the SFAC building 4973. The Hunter staff is located in building 1286. You’ll be glad you did. Let’s push ACS programs in 2017.

Like ACS on Facebook
Search for “Army Community Service, Stewart/Hunter AAF.” You can get ACS Exceptional Family Member Program information by searching for “Stewart/Hunter Exceptional Family Member Program.” Help our Hunter Army Airfield community get more “likes” by visiting their Facebook page. ACS publishes great information for our Soldiers and Army Families there as well. Search for Hunter Army Airfield and pass the word along.

Free Classes offered at Stewart
Following are upon request from chain of command
• Sponsorship Training
• Risk Management for Senior NCOs (E7-E9)
• FAP Commander/Senior Leader Briefing

Every Monday
Financial Planning for PCS    10 to 11:30 a.m.
ACS Stewart, building 86
*Mandatory for E-4 and Below

Free Classes offered at Hunter
Call for appointment for the following:
• Army Family Team Building Infant Massage
• FAP Commander/Senior Leader Briefing

Lending Closet    7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Building 1286

Get FRG informal funds training
The rules and regulations of managing FRG informal funds can be overwhelming at times, but have no fear. ACS will conduct informal funds training on 9 a.m. to noon June 29 at Hunter. Learn how to execute this role properly and the essential tasks that go with managing FRG informal funds. Call 912-767-1257 to register.

Visit our car buying workshop
Are you thinking about buying a car? The financial readiness section in building 86 is teaching a Car Buying class 1 to 3 p.m. July 5. Please visit the “Team Stewart” home page to register or just show up and you will be accommodated. The class instruction will teach you how to determine how much you can afford to spend on your new car. How to research available vehicles, reputable lenders and dealerships, and how to negotiate a fair purchase price for the car of your dreams. For more information please call 912-767-5058/5059.

Join Foreign Born Spouses BBQ Party
Calling all Foreign Born Spouses to join ACS 10 a.m. till noon July 11 in ACS building 86 to have a barbeque party just for you. We want to ensure all foreign spouses are linked up with the proper resources and know exactly what ACS can do for you. We will have music, Best BBQ Contest and all we ask is for you bring a friend. Call 912-767-5058 for details.

Saving, investing for a better future
It’s never too early or late to start building wealth! On July 19, from 1 to 3 p.m., our Financial Readiness team at Army Community Service will provide instruction on how to reach your financial goals through saving and investing, the importance of starting early and setting aside money on a regular basis. Please visit the “Team Stewart” home page to register or just show up and you will be accommodated. Hope to see you there! For more information please call 912-767-5058/5059.

Financial Planning for PCS
Come to our Financial Planning for PCS class and we will help you and other military Families plan for permanent change of stations, while weighing your options of buying versus renting a house; and budgeting for the move. The class is 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday in ACS building 86; and Tuesdays if a Holiday falls on Monday. A recent survey found that the average “out of pocket” expenses range about $2000 per move. ACS can help. This class is mandatory for E-4 and below. Please call 912-767-5059 for questions.

Come to EFMP Lunch, Learn event
Bring your lunch and join the Exceptional Family Member Program team for their June Lunch and Learn Series. Lupus Awareness is presented noon to 1 p.m. June 29 in ACS building 86. Attendees will learn about the causes of Lupus, symptoms of Lupus and treatment for Lupus. For more information call 912-767-5058.

Plan for July EFMP Lunch, Learn
Plan now for the July EFMP Lunch and Learn Series. Diabetes Awareness will be presented by Maj. Yi-Ling (Jennifer) Lee, chief nutrition care service, Winn Army Community Hospital. Bring your lunch and join us for this informative series, noon to 1 p.m. July 27 in ACS building 86. For more information call 912-767-5058.

ACS building is accessible to everyone
Army Community Service wishes to inform our community that our facilities meet, or exceed, the standards for persons with disabilities. Our facilities are wheelchair accessible; and should you need assistance upon arrival, please inform one of our staff members. The playground next to building 82 at Fort Stewart is certified as an Exceptional Family Member playground. Hunter EFMP playground is located next to building 1284. For questions, please contact ACS at 912-767-5058 or 912-315-6816.

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