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Posted: August 23, 2018 12:32 p.m.
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ACS, MWR, Coastal Happening Briefs

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Search for “Army Community Service, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield.” Help the 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.

 

Register now for ACS classes

You asked, we listened. Online registration is now available for Family Readiness Group classes through Eventbrite. Please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/o/army-community-service-fort-stewarthunter-aaf-12997030788. The link is posted on the Army Community Service page of the Team Stewart website, www.stewart.army.mil.

 

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 767-5058 or 315-6816. 

 

Free classes offered at Stewart

The following are upon request from the 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.

 

Spouse reintegration training on-going

As Soldiers from the 3rd ID return from deployment, we want to ensure spouses and Families are properly prepared. Rear detachment commanders and family readiness groups are encouraged to reach out to ACS and schedule a spouse reintegration training, which consists of facilitated small group discussions regarding finances, stress management, effective communication and more.  To schedule a training event for your unit, please call  767-1257.  

 

Love beyond words class is on going

A good relationship is one which allows for change and growth and for two people to forge a lifetime of memories with each other.  Highly effective relationships also allow for growth in the expression of love whether it be action or words.  The Family Advocacy Program professionals would like to help you learn how to “Live every moment and laugh every day”. Come, express your love, and show your partner how much you truly care not by words but with action.  Call 767-2882 at Fort Stewart or  315-3816 at Hunter for further information.

 

Five love languages courses offered

Do you want to learn how to express heartfelt commitment to your mate? If you do, then come and learn about the five love languages.  Learn how to identify and apply them to your everyday life with your spouse.  Come by your local ACS Family Advocacy Program and get more information on the class.  We hope to see you in the class so you can better understand your spouse’s “Love Language”.  For more information visit the Army Community Service or call 767-2882 or 315-3816. 

 

ALL day REAL FRG course held

Have shortages in your unit Family Readiness Group?  If so, join the team, Sept 5.  REAL FRG leader training will take place from 9-11:30 a.m. This course teaches spouse volunteers the roles and responsibilities of the FRG and how it assists with readiness.  In the afternoon, 1- 4 p.m.  REAL fund custodian training will take place.  This trained is designed to teach the specific role of the fund custodian along with the regulatory guidance. This training will be conducted in ACS building 87, and both events have practical exercises along with outstanding discussion.  Please call 767-1257 to register or register on the ACS Eventbrite page. 

 

Hunter REAL FRL training slated 

The REAL FRL training course is designed to prepare Soldiers who are appointed as the unit Family Readiness Liaison.  The course covers the operational, logistical and administrative aspects of the FRG and how your role will assist FRG volunteer leaders.  Upon completion of the course the FRL will have a better understanding how the FRG relates to readiness and why it is important.  Please call 767-1257 to register or register on the ACS Eventbrite page.  The training will be conducted in building 1286. 

 

AFTB is back

Army Family Team Building level K is slated for  Sept 19 and 20.  Seats are still available.  AFTB Level K is an outstanding training curriculum designed to educate spouses new to the Army.  It is trained by spouses who have completed the certification process.  Bring the kids --training is open to Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians.  This event take place in ACS building 87. Register by calling 767-3276.

 

IEP workshop held

Attend the Individualized Education Plan workshop on Sept. 27. The Exceptional Family Program will conduct an IEP workshop on Sept. 27 at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The workshop will be held from 12:30 -1:30 p.m., ACS building 86 and at Hunter, building 1286. For more information call 767-5058 or 315-6818, respectively. 

 

Play mornings held

Did you know that play is important to healthy brain development?  Please join us to learn and play at the Army Community Service play morning. Play Morning features music, story time, crafts, interactive play and an awesome way for parents and children to make lasting friendships.  Fort Stewart play morning is located inside the Youth Sports and Fitness Center, building 7338 on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Hunter Army Airfield Play Morning is located in building 6054 on Tuesdays from 10 -11:30 a.m.  For questions or concerns please contact the ACS New Parent Support Program at 767-2882 at Fort Stewart or 315-3816 at Hunter. 

 

ACS embedded financial counselors

Do you want to take control of your finances?  Well, the ACS Financial Readiness team has embedded a financial counselor within each brigade to service all your financial needs. If you require assistance, don't hesitate to contact your brigade financial counselor.  For more information, you may contact ACS at 767-5058 or 767-5059.

 

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. 

 

SKIES offers cheer, tumbling classes

School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and 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.

 

Kids bowl free at Marne, Stewart lanes

Sign up at KidsBowlFree.com 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 through 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.   

 

Youth sports camps at Stewart/Hunter

Registration is under way for Youth sports camps at Stewart and Hunter. At Stewart, camps are being offered for functional fitness, track and field and football. The camps are free, but youths must be registered with Child and Youth Services. Visit StewartMWR.com or call 767-2312 for additional details. At Hunter, camps are offered for 1st-5th graders in baseball, basketball, Be Fit Be Strong and volleyball. The cost is $10, except for participants already enrolled in full day School Age Center summer camp. Visit HunterMWR.com or call 315-5851. 

 

‘Army Of Fun’ open house 

Tell your civilian friends and neighbors, MWR is holding an “Army of Fun” open house, Sept. 8, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Taylors Creek Golf Course. The event is designed to introduce them to the opportunities our non-military neighbors have  to hunt, fish, shoot, bowl and golf on post. Plus, we will help them get an annual gate pass to make their access more convenient.  The day include live music, inflatables and more. For information, call 767-3868.

 

CYS summer camp 

The School Age Centers at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield are an ideal place for first to fifth-graders to spend their free time this summer. Summer Camp weekly themes at Stewart include art camp, sports camp, science camp and gardening camp and a just for fun camp. At Hunter, the themes include rolling Into summer, international week, exploring under the sea, military heroes and healthy habits. For details, visit StewartMWR.com or call Parent Central Services at 767-2312 (Stewart) or 315-5425 at Hunter.

 

Skidaway breakfast meeting

The Skidaway Island Rotary Club invites military retirees to attend one of their breakfast meetings as the Club’s guest.  The club meets from 7- 8:30 a.m. every  Wednesday in the Landings Club.  Call 598-4239 for more information.

 

1ABCT parking lots closed for repaving

All parking lots adjacent to Gulick Avenue, in the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team area is closed for repaving until further notice.  Affected lots are between buildings 626 - 639  and the parking lot between buildings 715 - 731. Use the parking lot between buildings 613 - 616 adjacent to 1ABCT headquarters on Wilson Avenue. 

 

Eight for Eight Bowling League

The Eight for Eight Bowling League gets under way on Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon at Stewart Bowling Center, building 402, and continues through Aug. 25. The cost is $8 per session, which includes all equipment and instruction. Participants bowl two games each Saturday mornings and, at the end of the program, receive their own bowling ball. For more details, call 767-4273 or 767-4866.

 

Signup for National Bowling Day 2018

Registration has begun at Marne Bowling Center for the National Bowling Day Tournament on Saturday. Tournament is open to all adult and children bowlers. Public welcome. Individual competition in the three-game, nine pin, no-tap format. Sessions at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Prizes to be announced. Cost is $20 per person per session for those registering before Aug. 10 and $25 per person per session thereafter. Cost covers three games and shoe rental. Every registered bowler will get a free hot dog. For more information, visit StewartMWR.com or call 767-4866.

 

USO Lunch and Learn slated

Please join the USO Pathfinder team for our first Lunch and Learn event, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 21. Regardless of where you choose to call home, the USO Pathfinder team can connect you to the community. Representatives from local community resources will be on hand to discuss the various employment opportunities and services available to service members, spouses, and recently separated veterans. The programs support individuals prior to, during and after transition. For more information, contact Tammy Duke at tduke@uso.org. 

 


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