Fort Campbell eNews June 13, 2008 www.FortCampbellMWR.com Celebrate the Fourth of July with the MWR Freedom Fest Celebrate our Nation’s birthday with fireworks, friends and family as MWR hosts the Saturn of Clarksville Freedom Fest ’08. Join us July 1 through 6 at the Division Parade Field, where you can stroll through the midway, have an adventure on one of the Belle City Amusement carnival rides and feast on traditional carnival food and drinks. The official July 4 ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. with an invocation, followed by a performance by the 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Parachute Demonstration Team, and the presentation of the Colors. To top off the day, the 300th Reserve Band from Bell, California will perform the National Anthem just before the fireworks display lights up the sky. Individual ride tickets will be available for $1 or you may purchase a sheet of 25 tickets for $20. July 1 is Dollar Day and all rides are just $1 each. July 2-6, armbands may be purchased in lieu of tickets for unlimited midway rides. The Saturn of Clarksville Freedom Fest ’08 times and specials are: • July 1: Dollar Day, Carnival Midway 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. • July 2: Armbands $17, Carnival Midway 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. • July 3: Armbands $15, Carnival Midway 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. • July 4: Armbands $20, Carnival Midway 2 p.m.-Midnight • July 5: Armbands $17, Carnival Midway 1 p.m.-Midnight • July 6: Armbands $15, Carnival Midway 1 p.m.-6 p.m. No glass bottles, cans, pets, outside food or outside alcohol will be permitted. An adult or guardian must accompany all children under 18 years of age. Patrons with non-decal vehicles who will be attending the carnival on July 1-3, or July 5 – 6 must obtain a visitor’s pass at Gate 4. Guests who will be attending the carnival on July 4th must obtain their visitor’s pass at Gate 7 between the hours of 12 p.m. and 10 p.m. Drivers must present a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and vehicle registration to obtain a visitor’s pass. Anyone over the age of 16 must present a photo ID upon entering the installation. The Saturn of Clarksville Freedom Fest ’08 is sponsored by Saturn of Clarksville, USAA, 5 Star Radio (Q108, 100.3 Beaver, Z 97.5 and Eagle 94.3), Budweiser, and the American Red Cross. The mention of commercial sponsors does not constitute endorsement by the Federal Government. For additional information on the Saturn of Clarksville Freedom Fest ‘08, please call MWR Public Relations at (270) 798-7535 or the MWR 24 hour recorded info line at (270) 798-3172. D.W. Rec and BOSS Host HALO 3 Tournament Gamers unite! The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Program and the Dale E. Wayrynen Community Recreation Center will host an Xbox 360 HALO 3 Tournament on Saturday, June 21 beginning at 1 p.m. Registration will begin at 12 p.m. that day; however eligible participants (authorized MWR patrons ages 18 and older with valid military/government ID) are encouraged to pre-register for a chance to win a $75 Best Buy gift card. Winners of the tournament will receive an Xbox 360 Elite Game System for first place, a $250 Best Buy gift card for 2nd place, and a $100 Best Buy gift card for third place. Participants can pre- register at D.W. Rec Center either in person or over the phone at 270-798- 7391. For more information about the HALO 3 Tournament, please call D.W. Rec. Center at 270-798-7391 or visit www.fortcampbellmwr.com. Summer Fun in July at D.W. Recreation Center Are you looking for fun activities to get you out of the summer heat? Look no further than D.W. Rec., your one stop entertainment center. The recreation center will be open on Friday, July 4 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stop in for an afternoon of fun before visiting the Saturn of Clarksville Freedom Fest carnival and fireworks show at the Division Parade Field. Help BOSS and the recreation center on Sunday, July 6 at 2 p.m. as they prepare care packages to send to deployed single Soldiers. Do not miss this great opportunity to support Fort Campbell’s deployed Soldiers. On Sunday, July 13 D.W. Rec. is hosting a Post Wide Spades Tournament starting at 2 p.m. All eligible MWR patrons are invited to participate. Trophies will be awarded to the top three challengers. July 14 – 25, the recreation center will be hosting Camp We Can. The center’s hours of operation will temporarily change to Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. during the two weeks of camp. D.W. Rec. will resume normal operating hours, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Monday, July 28. Weekend hours, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday will remain the same during this time frame. D.W. Rec. is hosting a Make Your Own Sundae event on Sunday, July 20 at 3 p.m. Ice cream and a wide variety of toppings will be available for all to enjoy. Come out of the heat and indulge in all your favorite toppings. Are you craving great Italian food, but you are on a budget? D.W. Rec. has just what you need to satisfy your taste buds. Come to D.W. Rec. on Saturday, July 26 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. to enjoy a night in Italy with food from various regions of the country. This is a FREE event and reservations are required by noon, July 24 to ensure enough food is available for all who are attending. Get ready to rumble as D.W. Rec. presents Madden NFL 08 Tournament on Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. This tournament is open to all eligible MWR patrons ages 12 and over. Trophies will be awarded to the top three winners. All individuals under 18 must be accompanied by a parent at all times. With the endless variety of activities to from which to choose, such as pool tables, table tennis, computers, video games, a big screen television and musical instruments to play, there is never a dull moment at D.W. Recreation Center. For additional information on D.W. Recreation Center’s July events, please call (270) 798-7391. Learn about Self Defense with the Spouses’ Yellow Ribbon Support Group Spouses and Family Members of deployed Soldiers are invited to attend the next monthly meeting of the Spouses’ Yellow Ribbon Support Group at the Family Resource Center (FRC), located at 1501 William C. Lee Blvd. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 24 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For the month of June, the Spouses’ Yellow Ribbon Support Group is featuring a guest visitor, Jim Knoll, who will educate participants on various techniques for self defense. Free child care is available, RSVP by June 17 to reserve your spot. For more information on the Spouses’ Yellow Ribbon Support Group, please call the Family Resource Center at (270)798-2158 or (270)956-2935. Soft Serve Ice Cream Now at Cole Park Southern Buffet Summer has arrived, and the mercury is climbing, so stop by Cole Park Southern Buffet for lunch! In addition to their fantastic buffet, Cole Park Southern Buffet is now serving refreshing soft serve ice cream in vanilla, chocolate, and swirl! It’s a great way to beat the summer heat while enjoying a tasty treat! And, it is included in your buffet lunch price of $7.25. Cole Park Southern Buffet is open Monday thru Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. For additional information on the Cole Park Southern Buffet call (270)798- 4610 (x112). Beat the Summer Heat at D.W. Community Recreation Center If you are looking for a great way to beat the summer heat, visit D.W. Community Recreation Center, where it’s always nice and cool! On Friday, June 20, D.W. Rec. will host a Spades Jamboree starting at 8 p.m., lasting until the party ends. Enjoy an evening of spades, music and refreshments with trophies being awarded to the top three winners. See who will end up with all the sand bags and who will come forth champions. D.W. Rec. will be hosting a Post-wide Domino Tournament on Sunday, June 22, at 2 p.m. This tournament is open to all MWR patrons and trophies will be awarded to the top three contestants. Come draw from the boneyard and see if you can emerge victorious. Get ready for D.W. Rec.’s Purity Ice Cream and Candy Land Party on Sunday, June 29, at 3 p.m. Enjoy a fun filled afternoon of ice cream and all your favorite toppings while watching contestants participate in Purity’s Brain Freeze Contest. If you feel up to the challenge, the Brain Freeze Contest is open to all MWR patrons, sign up to see if you could win a year’s supply of ice cream! After gorging yourself on ice cream, join in a game of Candy Land played on a 40” X 40” playing board. Various prizes will be awarded from the Purity “Got Milk?” campaign. This wonderful event is sponsored by Purity Dairies and the Five Star Radio Group. With the endless variety of activities to choose from, such as pool tables, table tennis, computers, video games, a big screen television and musical instruments to play, there is never a dull moment at D.W. Community Recreation Center. For additional information on D.W. Community Recreation Center June Events, please call (270) 798-7391. Dive into Swim Lessons at Gardner Indoor Pool Swimming offers endless health benefits ranging from improving cardiovascular conditioning, muscle strength, endurance, posture, and flexibility. Set your little ones on the road to a healthy life style by enrolling them in swimming lessons at Gardner Indoor Pool. Classes will be offered at the end of May and through out the months of June and July at various times to accommodate even the most stringent schedule. Sign up for May and June classes began April 21 and sign up for July classes will begin June 1. Several different skill levels are offered ranging from beginners to the skilled swimmer seeking guidance on technique. Swim lessons are available for ages 6 months and up. The summer sessions are June 23 – July 3, July 7 – 17 and July 21 – July 31. The times of the lessons varies based on the skill level. The cost of the swim lessons are $60 per session. Sign up at Gardner Indoor Pool today! For additional information on swim lessons, please contact Gardner Pool at (270) 798-6310. NAF Job Fair at Sportsman’s Lodge The NAF Job Fair takes place at Sportsman’s Lodge located at 6663 Sportsman’s Lane. NAF Job Fairs will now be held on the 1st Tuesday of each month only, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The second Job Fair usually held on the third Tuesday of each month has been cancelled until further notice. Applications for positions will be distributed from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Interested applicants who wish to use their spouse preference should bring a copy of their marriage certificate and their PCS orders. Those who wish to use Veterans Preference should bring a copy of their DD-214. For more information on NAF Job Fairs, please call the Job Information Center at (270)798-4412 or (270)798-4905. Hang Out and Read at R.F. Sink Library Develop your children’s imagination by enrolling them in R.F. Sink Library’s Summer Reading Program. This year's theme "Hang Out and Read" will center on monkeys! The Summer Reading Program is open to children entering kindergarten through fourth grade. Registration is available June 1 through June 30. Children will gather at the R.F. Sink Library from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday July 2, 9, 16 and 23. On Wednesday July 30 at 11:30 a.m., the Library will host a party at the Dale Wayrynen Recreation Center. Children who have read 10 books or had 10 books read to them will be presented with a reading certificate. The Summer Reading Program is FREE so do not monkey around, sign your children up for great stories at R.F. Sink Library this summer. For additional information on the Summer Reading Program, please contact R.F. Sink Library at (270) 798-5729. Tennessee Titans tickets on sale at ITR Fort Campbell football fans, it’s time to dust off those recliners and start popping the popcorn! Football season is coming! Is there any better way to start the season than with tickets to see the Tennessee Titans? Information Ticketing and Reservations (ITR) Leisure Travel has got you covered. The Random Online Registration for individual season pass will be July 1-15. Ten numbers will be drawn and posted on July 17 at 10 a.m. which go on sale August 2. Random Online Registration for the second five home games will be available October 1-15, and will go on sale October 18. Individuals randomly chosen for the second set of home games will be posted on October 16, 10:00 a.m. at ITR Leisure Travel office as well. The website for registration is www.fortcampbellmwr.com/titans . ITR Leisure Travel has 10 pairs of season passes and 50 individual tickets per game. The 10 pairs of season passes are available for $750 per pair. The remaining individual game tickets will be split into two different groups. The first 5 games are available for $65 per ticket for pre-season games held on Saturday, August 9 and Saturday, August 16 at 7 p.m. The first half season individual tickets are available for $80 per ticket for the regular season games on September 7, 21 and 28. There is a limit of four tickets per family for one game or two tickets per family for two games. ITR Leisure Travel has limited tickets available for the season which will be given to Government ID card holders first. Remaining tickets will then be available to the general public. For more information on the Tennessee Titans Tickets, please call ITR Leisure Travel at (270) 798-7436 or visit www.fortcampbellmwr.com/travel . July Meeting of Fort Campbell MWR Fishing Club Grab your reels and rods! Fort Campbell’s Fishing Club, “Stump Jumpers” are having their next meeting at the Fort Campbell Outdoor Recreation Wohali Pavilion on Wednesday, July 23 at 6 p.m. This club is open to all anglers from the novice to the seasoned pro. EVERYONE is welcome to join and club membership is FREE! Interested parties must be authorized Morale, Welfare, and Recreation patrons and children under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Future meeting dates for the “Stump Jumpers” are August 20 and September 17. These meetings will also be held at the Fort Campbell Outdoor Recreation Wohali Pavilion at 6 pm. If you are interested in joining the club but are unable to attend or require more information about the “Stump Jumpers”, please call (270)798-2175. Fort Campbell MWR Riding Stables Summer Camp Do you have a child or teenager that has an interest in horses? If so, the Fort Campbell Riding Stables has the Summer Camp just for them! Children and teens ages 10 to 17 years old can enjoy a week filled with daily trail rides, and sessions on how to care for these gentle creatures. Sessions will include ground manners, general equine knowledge, grooming and saddling of a horse, as well as daily trial rides and games. Registration began May 1, and there are eight 5-day sessions available. Sessions are limited to 10 participants per session. Classes will run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day, and are scheduled as follows. • June 23-27 • July 7-11 • July 14-18 • July 21-25 • July 28 Aug 1 A $25 non refundable deposit is required to register for the camp, and will be applied to the camp cost. The cost of the five day camp is $150 per patron. Spaces are limited to be sure to register early! Participants of the session will also need to bring a lunch, as it will not be provided at the camp. For more information on the Summer Camp and to reserve your spot, please call the Fort Campbell Riding Stables at (270) 798-2629 or (270) 798- 2487. Fort Campbell MWR and Sportsman’s Lodge Rolls out BUNCO "The game that's sweeping the Nation" - BUNCO! In recent years, BUNCO has seen an increase in popularity in America. This social dice game involving 100% luck is now coming to Fort Campbell. The World Bunco Association has partnered with MWR and Sportsman’s Lodge to host BUNCO competitions on Friday, June 27, themed “Fashion and Accessories Night” from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Tournaments will be held at the Sportsman’s Lodge located at 6633 Sportsman’s Lane. No experience is necessary to play. Simply call to make your reservations or just show up! A special drawing will take place for individuals who reserved in advance. Fashion and Accessories Night prizes include $75 Coldwater Creek gift card for most wins, $50 DSW Shoe Warehouse gift card for most BUNCOs, and $50 Victoria Secret gift card for the individual with most losses. Participants must be 18 or older, and all players will be entered into a National Grand Prize drawing. Interested players must sign in on an official entry sheet that will be submitted to FMWRC and the national drawing will take place on or around July 30. The Grand Prize Winner from all eligible players who participate will win a $4,000 Spa Finders gift card plus $250 for travel or incidental expenses. The second place Grand Prize Winner will receive a $500 spafinder.com gift card. Winners are eligible to win only one prize in the grand prize drawing and there is no cash substitution for prizes awarded. Additionally, all winners are responsible for all local, state and federal taxes associated with winning their prize. Sponsors include Brown Foreman, Glaceau Smartwater, Salon 201 Spa and Scrapper's Delight. BUNCO will be held on the same evenings as Friday Night Out free respite childcare for Family Members of deployed Soldiers. You must have your MWR Spouse Discount Card to participate in the free respite childcare and reservations are also required. For additional information or to register for the BUNCO Tournament, please call (270) 798-7535. Scrumptious Snacks at the 19th Hole Snack Bar With spring in full swing, you may find yourself spending more and more time at the Cole Park Golf Club. When you’re taking a break from the course, why not stop in at the 19th Hole Snack Bar to enjoy some of their delicious new sandwiches? The new and improved menu at the 19th Hole now includes Sausage and Egg Sandwiches, BBQ Pork Sandwiches, ¼ lb Hamburgers and ½ lb Hamburgers, Grilled Chicken Sandwiches, Tuna Fish Sandwiches, American Sub Sandwiches, Chef Salads, and Grilled Chicken Salads. The 19th Hole Snack Bar is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you join us on the weekends, we’re open Saturday at 7 a.m., and Sunday at 9 a.m. You’ll also find that the 19th Hole is easily accessible from the conference rooms of Cole Park Community Activities Center, as we’re located on the lower level of the building across from the Golf Pro Shop. All are welcome to feast at the “turn”, you don’t have to play golf to enjoy great fresh food! For additional information on the 19th Hole’s Snack Bar, please call (270)798-4610 (x106). ITR Has Your Ticket to See the Blue Man Group! Is your family traveling to Florida this summer? If so, ITR Leisure Travel may have a way to add some extra fun and entertainment to your itinerary! ITR Leisure Travel is now selling tickets to see The Blue Man Group at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida through the August 31. “Blue Man Group is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine music, comedy and multimedia theatrics to produce a totally unique form of entertainment.” Don’t miss this thrilling event! Tickets are available for purchase at ITR Leisure Travel office at the Main PX. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information on tickets for the Blue Man Group, please call ITR Leisure Travel at (270)798-7436 or visit www.fortcampbellmwr.com/travel . Family Sunday Bowling Special at Hooper Bowling Center Are you looking for a fun way to spend time with your family without spending a lot of money? Look no further than Hooper Bowling Center! A Family Bowling Special is now being offered all day on Sundays! MWR patrons can now enjoy a discount of $1 off per game, all day, with a limit of three games per person at the discounted rate. Get the family together this Sunday and join us at Hooper Bowling Center for some strike and spare fun! Hooper Bowling Center’s hours of operation are Monday and Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. until 9 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until 10 p.m., Friday from 10:30 a.m. until 12 a.m., Saturday from noon until 12 a.m., and Sunday from noon until 9 p.m. Hooper Bowling Center has a Snack Bar that features daily lunch specials and many tasty treats. There is an eight lane Cosmic Bowling Party Room available too! For more information on the Sunday Family Bowling Special, please contact Hooper Bowling Center at (270) 798-5887. MWR’s Operation Fit 4 Life Mission: Gatlinburg Get up, get out and get fit! Operation Fit 4 Life, a fitness based program, is designed to help you lose weight, get fit, relieve stress, have fun and win prizes! Having completed Missions: Memphis and Branson, our next challenge is Mission: Gatlinburg. Register now and you are on your way to completing your fitness goal and being entered to win some fabulous prizes! To qualify simply log forty-eight (48) hours of fitness between March 30 and June 28 and you will be entered into the drawing for a trip for four to Gatlinburg, TN. The prize includes four tickets to Dollywood, two night hotel stay, and $250 spending cash. Complete the registration at www.fortcampbellmwr.com/fit4life. Once you are registered, you will be able to download the log sheet. Save it to your computer and simply fill in as you go. If you prefer, you can print it out! All forms must be submitted to the Sports Office and 30 of the 48 hours must be completed at an MWR facility which is subject to verification. Remember, it is only 48 hours – that is only 4 hours a week! You can do it! Set your goal and work to achieve it! For additional information on Operation Fit 4 Life, please call (270) 798- 7535. Guided Trail Rides at Fort Campbell Riding Stables Get ready for cowboy boots, hats, and saddles! MWR’s Fort Campbell Riding Stables are gearing up their horses for the spring! Come out and enjoy the beautiful weather while trotting with one of these amazing creatures. If this sounds like something you would enjoy, then join us! The Fort Campbell Riding Stables will be offering guided trail rides for $20 per person, and there are several ride times available for you to choose from! Rides are scheduled for 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m.-2 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. So come relax and take in the scenery while a friendly horse takes you through a trail of wonders. Please remember that the Guided Trail Rides are always weather and conditions permitting, and all riders must wear long pants, closed toe shoes, and a shirt with sleeves (no tank tops, halter tops, or spaghetti straps). Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the desired ride time. For additional information on Guided Trail Rides please call the Fort Campbell Riding Stables at (270) 798-2629 or (270) 798-2487. A Rose that Lasts Forever Are you looking for the perfect gift for that special someone? Look no further than Gear to Go! Give your sweetheart a rose that lasts forever. Gear to Go has Wooden Roses available for purchase starting at $0.75 a rose. These beautifully scented roses come in a variety of colors and sizes. You can also choose from pre-made arrangements or create your own. If you’d like to give someone’s day an extra lift, Gear To Go has Balloon Bouquets as well! Delivery is also available in the local area for a small fee. For additional information on Wooden Roses or Balloon Bouquets, please call Gear to Go at (270) 798-3919. Save and Learn at Cole Park Golf Club Dust off your clubs and celebrate the beginning of summer at Cole Park Golf Club with 18 holes of golf! Cole Park Golf Club is now offering $10 off your green fees with the purchase of a riding cart before 2 p.m. on Wednesdays. If you want to learn how to play golf, now is the perfect time. Cole Park Golf Club is offering $10 off individual golf lessons! These lessons are by appointment only. Give the professionals at Cole Park Golf Club a call today to reserve your spot. For additional information on individual golf lessons and specials, please call Cole Park Golf Club (270) 798-4906. Swing into Summer at Cole Park Golf Club Summer is in the air which means the season for golf is about to be in full swing. Why not get out for some fresh air and a brisk round of golf. Cole Park Golf Club is offering weekly specials for Retired Military on Mondays, Seniors (age 55+) on Tuesdays, and Veterans on Wednesdays. Come out and play for only $22, which includes green fees and a cart. Not in one of the above categories? Then Cole Park Golf has reserved Thursdays especially for you! Active Duty Soldiers can enjoy a round of golf at our 18-hole championship golf course for only $1 per hole Monday through Thursday (excludes holidays, DONSAs and is not valid with any other special). Are you interested in becoming a member of a top-notch golf club? If you are, look no further than Cole Park Golf Club! Military Veterans are also eligible for a membership which now includes a Gate pass. For additional information on the weekday golf special or Veteran membership, please call Cole Park Golf Club (270) 798-4906. Sergeants’ Time Training at Fort Campbell Paintball Field Squad Leaders, do your Soldiers need practice moving under direct fire or with individual movement techniques? How about taking your Troops to Fort Campbell Paintball Field where you have three playing fields on 50 acres to train. Sergeants’ Time Training is available on Thursdays and Fridays by appointment (time is at the Unit’s discretion). Prices are $12 per player or $22 for rental and 500 paintballs. All rentals consist of a Tippmann 98 custom semi-automatic paintball gun, a mask and one 12oz. CO2 tank. Half cases containing 1,000 rounds for $25 and full cases containing 2,000 rounds for $40 are available for purchase as well. If you’re looking for a great way to enhance your Soldiers’ skills and have fun call Fort Campbell Paintball Field to reserve your training time. For additional information on Sergeants’ Time Training, please contact the Paintball Field at (270) 798-4620. Dodge Paintballs - Not Your Birthday! Are you tired of the same old birthday parties? How about planning an exciting birthday celebration at Fort Campbell’s Paintball Field! On Saturdays and Sundays, the Paintball Field is offering special prices for birthday parties. Prices are $10.00 per player with or without rental or $18.00 for all rentals and $5.00 for all who do not need equipment. All birthday parties are field paint only and bags of 500 rounds are available for $15.00, half cases containing 1,000 rounds for $25.00 and full cases containing 2,000 rounds for $40.00. All rentals include field fees, Tippmann Semi-Automatics, mask and one 12oz. tank of CO2. Don’t settle for another boring birthday; plan your next party at the Paintball Field. For additional information on how to book your next birthday at the Paintball Field, please call (270) 798-4620. Payday Golf Scramble As if payday weren’t exciting enough, Cole Park Golf Club is hosting Payday Golf Scrambles. This exciting team competition where players play the best ball of a team member after every stroke is a great way to get out and enjoy some friendly competition. Cole Park Golf Club Members pay $20 per player while non members’ fees are $25 per player. Entry fees are due at registration (five days prior). Interested parties can sign up at The Pro Shop. The dates for the Payday Golf Scramble will be the 1st of July and August, the 15th of September and the 1st of October. Each scramble will have a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Registration is available at Cole Park Golf Club located at 1610 101st Airborne Division Road. Recruit your team mates and get ready for an ace of a good time. For additional information on Payday Golf Scramble, please contact The Pro Shop at (270) 798-4906 or (270) 798-1822. Earn a Free Meal at Cole Park Southern Buffet With great Southern varieties such as fried chicken, hush puppies, collard greens and fried fish, how can Cole Park Southern Buffet get any better? How about a free meal? Cole Park Southern Buffet is offering a new punch card incentive program. For every 10 buffet meals you purchase, the 11th one is free! This offer ends September 30 so hurry in to try Cole Park’s authentic Southern style buffet with great new daily specials and start earning your punches today. The Southern Buffet is located inside Cole Park Community Activities Center at 1610 101st Airborne Division Road. For additional information on Cole Park’s Southern Buffet and the new Punch Card program, please call (270) 798-4610 extension 102. Cole Park Commons Southern Buffet Adds Daily Lunch Specials, Friday Evening Bar Service If great Southern cooking is what you desire, Cole Park Commons Southern Buffet Restaurant is sure to satisfy your cravings. Adding to their delicious variety of Southern favorites, the Southern Buffet is featuring a variety of delectable new daily lunch specials. These specials will include Home Style Pork Chops on Mondays, Boarding House Meatloaf on Tuesdays, Country Style Liver and Onions on Wednesdays, Roasted Turkey with Cornbread Dressing on Thursdays and Finger Lickin’ Good BBQ Pork Ribs on Fridays. If you’re looking for a place to go with friends after work, you’ll be happy to know that Southern Buffet has heard you, and to accommodate your wishes, the bar will be open on Fridays from 4 pm to 8 pm. for a wind- down of the work week or a kick off to your weekend. Gather your friends and co-workers and come enjoy Cole Park Common’s relaxed after hours atmosphere. The Southern Buffet is located inside Cole Park Community Activities Center at 1610 101st Airborne Division Road. For additional information on the Southern Buffet’s daily lunch specials or Friday after-work wind down, please contact Mr. Bob Howell at (270) 798- 4610 ext. 102. MWR Buddy Birthday Club Membership is Free Calling all boys and girls 10 years of age and younger! Join MWR’s Buddy Birthday Club and receive a birthday surprise. Birthday children will be personally invited to celebrate their birthdays at a special birthday party hosted by MWR’s loveable mascot, Buddy! Members of the Buddy Birthday Club will receive an official Buddy Birthday Club membership button and a special birthday gift from Buddy. The Club is free to join and open to all children in the Fort Campbell military community who are age ten and younger. Club parties are held every other month in MWR facilities. All children in the Club are also invited to Buddy’s annual birthday party at Fall Fest every October. To take part in birthday fun and games, you must RSVP prior to the party. All Family Members are welcome to accompany the birthday child to the party – parents, siblings and friends too! Don’t delay, register for the Buddy Birthday Club online today at www.fortcampbellmwr.com. For more information please call (270) 798- 7535. CYS Reservation Policy for “Friday Night Out” and “Super Saturday” Child and Youth Services (CYS) announce their new reservation policy for deployment child care programs “Friday Night Out” and “Super Saturday” This policy goes into effect on January 1, 2008. Family Members of deployed Soldiers who plan to utilize Friday Night Out and Super Saturday free child care must make their reservations by 5 pm on the Thursday preceding the event date. This improvement is to ensure that the staffing ratios of caregivers to children are appropriate to accommodate the safety of your little ones, and to provide the best possible programs and activities for the children to enjoy. Children must be registered with CYS Central Enrollment to participate in these programs. An MWR Spouse Discount Card is also required to use Friday Night Out and Super Saturday child care. This card is only for Spouses of Soldiers who are presently deployed. Call (270) 798-7535 for more information about the MWR Spouse Discount Card. Call CYS at (270)798-7993 to make reservations or for more information about deployment child care. ITR assists with information on new Leisure Passport Requirements ITR Leisure Travel has many wonderful vacationing opportunities. From Cancun to Australia, ITR has your ticket to family fun. Whether you are looking for a romantic trip for two, or a fun-filled family getaway, ITR has the package to create the trip of your dreams. When planning your vacation, please be aware of the new leisure passport requirements. Visit www.travel.state.gov before you travel, for passport updates. For information on planning your vacation and how to apply for all the proper travel documents, please call ITR Leisure Travel at (270)798-7436. Save Cash with Pet Saver Coupon Books The ITR Leisure Travel Office is selling the Clarksville/Hopkinsville and Nashville Pet Saver Coupon Books with coupons for the entire family. A $20 investment per book could potentially save you $5,000 or more on discounts in restaurants (MWR’s own Sportsman’s Lodge & Patti’s Settlement), pet care, family fun entertainment and personal care (massages). When purchasing your coupon books from ITR Leisure Travel be proud to know that 50% goes to the Soldiers quality of life fund and money from every book sold is donated to your local animal rescue group. To view a list of the participating vendors please visit www.FortCampbellMWR.com/travel. ITR Leisure Travel office is located inside the Main PX. For more information call (270) 798-7436/0509. Super Saturdays with CYS Child and Youth Services offer respite childcare two Saturdays each month and one Friday night each month. The next Super Saturday is coming up on June 21from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All parents who have an MWR Spouse Discount Card are eligible for this service, and children must be registered with CYS. If your child is already enrolled please make your reservations by calling Taylor Youth Center at (270)798-3643 for children in kindergarten through the fifth grade or by calling the Child Development Center for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old at (270) 439-7996. If your child is not registered, you can do so through CYS Central Registration at 5668 Wickham Ave. Call them at (270) 798-0674 if you have any questions concerning registration. For a list of future Super Saturday and Friday Night Outs visit www.FortCampbellMWR.com Friday Night Out with CYS Moms and dads need a break from time to time, especially during deployment. Child and Youth Services offers respite childcare one Friday night of each month for children of deployed Soldiers. An MWR Spouse Discount Card is also required to take advantage of this free child care. Come join us for arts & crafts, organized fitness activities, computer fun, games and more! A snack will be provided. Your child must be registered with CYS Central Enrollment. If child is already enrolled, please call Taylor Youth Center or the Child Development Center to make your reservation. If not, please register your child at CYS Central Registration first. The next Friday Night Out is June 27 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call now for reservations! Space is limited. For additional information on CYS Friday Night Out, please contact Taylor Youth Center at (270) 798-3643. Youth Sports and Fitness Information available online Three cheers for the home team! Child and Youth Services (CYS) Youth Sports and Fitness now have made it even easier to keep your little ones active no matter what sport they play. More information on sports is available on a freshly updated website. Log on to www.fortcampbellmwr.com/youthsports for all the latest information on current and upcoming sports. For additional information on CYS Youth Sports and Fitness programs please contact Taylor Youth Center at (270) 798-3168. Sink Library has Free Books for Soldiers Sometimes a good book is the best way to wind down at the end of a stressful day or pass the time during a long wait. While some may prefer a good love story, others need a comedy or even some science fiction to help them escape the daily grind. Starting now, the R.F. Sink Library is offering free books for Soldiers who are deployed or deploying. These brand new paperback books are organized into Book Kits and will be given out to any Unit with Soldiers deploying or already deployed. These kits contain an assortment of fiction and non fiction books. To get these free book kits for your Unit, send a Unit representative to the R. F. Sink Library at 38 Screaming Eagle Boulevard and the friendly staff will help load the appropriate number of kits into your vehicle. Units who are already deployed can also take advantage of this great program by sending an email to Karen.email@example.com and putting “book kit request” in the subject line. For additional information on the Book Kit Program, contact the R.F. Sink Library at (270)798-4827. Children’s Story Time and Activity Hour Join R.F. Sink Library every Thursday for Children’s Story Time and Activity Hour. Each week there is a new story to spark young imaginations with Story Time. Children may attend the morning session from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. or wait until the afternoon session from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Story time is followed by Activity Hour where children can participate in a new craft project each week. For more information, please call (270)956-3348 or visit the R.F. Sink Library at 38 Screaming Eagle Blvd. Gear-To-Go’s Extreme Party Package Take your party or unit function to the next level with Gear-To-Go’s Extreme Party Package. This package includes six tables, 30 chairs, and your choice of two inflatables and one party game to be delivered to your party site and assembled. Gear-To-Go’s game attendants then stay to manage the equipment and ensure your party will be four hours of safe and enjoyable fun. Game items to choose from include the Rockwall, Bungee Bull, and the Gyrosphere. The cost for the Extreme Party Package is $783 for four hours. Book your party early to ensure you get your choice of party items. For additional information on the Extreme Party Package, please call Gear-To-Go at (270)798-6806. Weekly Tournaments There is never a dull moment at D.W. Rec. Join them each and every week for weekly tournaments. Mondays feature a 9-Ball Tournament at 7 p.m. and WWE at 8 p.m. PS2 Fight Night Round 3 is every Tuesday at 7pm. Wednesdays at 7 p.m. is the dart tournament and the cards are flying on Thursday night with the Spades Tournament that begins at 6:30 p.m. On Fridays, test your skills with the Table Tennis tournament at 7 p.m. and rack ‘em up on Saturday afternoon as the 8-Ball Tournament kicks off at 2 p.m. For more information, please call (270) 798-7391 or visit D.W. Recreation Center at 6145 Desert Storm Ave. MWR keeps Fort Campbell informed with E-news Fort Campbell’s Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) is always planning events, activities, festivals and concerts to support the Fort Campbell Soldiers and families. MWR restaurants and facilities are also busy planning ways to entertain and provide for the Fort Campbell Soldiers and families. If you want to stay “in the know” about upcoming events simply go to www.fortcampbellmwr.com and sign up for MWR’s E-news. All that is needed is your email address, and MWR will send you a weekly E-news email that will include special events, sports registrations, and more. As always, the MWR website is an excellent source for information on any of the MWR facilities and events. The MWR promotion line, (270)798-3172, is updated every Monday with information on MWR happenings, or you can always call the MWR Public Relations office directly at (270)798-7535. The MWR Events Calendar can be found inside the MWR Life magazine and can also be accessed from the MWR home page. For more information on registering for E-news or any of MWR’s facilities, events and activities, please call MWR Public Relations at (270)798-7535. Unlock your child’s imagination with programs at SKIESUnlimited Ever wonder what your child will be when they grow up? Maybe they’ll be the next Mozart, the one who tops Tiger Woods, or maybe both. The School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration, and Skills (SKIESUnlimited) offers a wide variety of programs that will unlock your child’s potential. SKIESUnlimited programs are available to children 18 months to 18 years of age of active duty military, retirees, DoD civilians and contractors of Fort Campbell. SKIES participants must be registered in Child and Youth Services Central Enrollment and Registration, 5668 Wickham Ave., Fort Campbell, KY. SKIESUnlimited offers the following monthly programs: dance (ballet, jazz, and tap), golf, gymnastics, Kindermusik, martial arts (Karate and Tae Kwon Do). They also have introduced many new programs such as lessons in the German and Spanish languages, pageant coaching, piano and quilting to Better Business Bureau seminars for teens. And programs on the horizon include Cheer, Drama/Theater and tennis. For more information on SKIESUnlimited programs, go online to http://fortcampbellmwr.com/CYS/SKIES, call at (270) 412-5455 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on SKIES Unlimited programs, please call SKIES Unlimited at (270) 412-5455. New hours posted for Dawg Haus The seasons are changing and so are the hours for the Dawg Haus. The restaurant will now be open for lunch only. Patrons can enjoy great meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays and closed on Saturday s and Sunday. The Dawg Haus is also available for booking private functions and reservations anytime outside of the regular lunch hours. For additional information on new hours, contact the Dawg Haus at (270) 798-0766.