2018-11-30 / Community Events

HAPPENINGS

12 Days Of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas will be ongoing Dec. 1 through Dec. 18, so head over to Bingo Palace for a chance to win a Visa Gift Card. Call (706) 793- 0003 with any questions.

Giveaways

Mornin’ Gordon will be hosting 12 Days of Giveaways, Dec. 3-18, for the holiday season! We will be giving away awesome prizes from MWR facilities and our local community partners; so keep an eye out for the winners announced daily on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter – @ FortGordonMWR. This contest is open to all DOD ID card holders to include active duty, retirees, veterans, contractors, DOD civilians and family members, 18 years of age and older. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel and comment on the prize choice you’d like to be entered in. For questions, call (706) 791-6779.

Kickball Tourney

Put down the turkey and get into teams, because the BOSS Fall Kickball Tournament is just around the corner! Each team will consist of 11 people. Make sure you know your team captain, team name, team colors and team members before registration ends on Dec. 7! Let the games begin! To register, please visit www.fortgordon.com/boss-kickball-2018 or call 706-731-1542.

2018 Holiday Ball

Join Team Gordon for the 2018 Holiday Ball on Dec. 8. Dress Mess uniforms are optional but it is a black tie equivalent event. The ball will be held in the Columbia County Exhibition Center, 212 Partnership Dr., Grovetown, Georgia, with a social hour beginning at 5 p.m. For more details, please email fggaholidayball@gmail.com.

Army vs. Navy

Join BOSS as they close out the regular college football season with the infamous Army vs. Navy football game on Dec. 8. Food will be provided by Chick-fil-A. This event is free and open to all active duty and Reserve single Servicemembers only. Doors will open at noon. There will be multiple gaming opportunities on various platforms prior to kickoff: MADDEN (Xbox) SMASH BROS, BLACK OPS 4 LAN Party (PS4) and more. This is an alcohol-free event. For more information, visit the Fort Gordon BOSS Facebook page or call (706)791-5902.

Book Club

Expand your reading shelf with the all new Woodworth Library Book Club! A new title will be discussed every month on the second Tuesday at the Woodworth Library Café. The next meeting will be Dec. 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Coffee and water will be provided, and members are encouraged to bring a light snack for themselves or to share. For more information, call (706) 791-7323.

Game Night

Turn off the TV and get over to Family Game Night with New Parent Support and Woodworth Library at the Family Outreach Center. They will have games (or you can bring your own) and prizes. It’ll be a great opportunity to hang out with the whole family, so don’t forget your snacks! The fun begins at 5p.m. on Dec. 13. For more details, call (706)791-5220.

SOS Ceremony

Please join Survivor Outreach Services for the Ninth Annual Holiday Remembrance Ceremony on Dec. 14 at 4:30 p.m. to honor the surviving families in remembrance of those who gave their lives to preserve our freedom and way of life. For details, call (706) 791-3579.

Create with Me

ACS is hosting a “Create with Me” series of workshops with the Morris Museum of Art in Downtown Augusta. These workshops are to help kids become interested in the amazing world of art and creating. All children are welcome to join them on Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. in the Family Outreach Center to learn. For more details, call (706)791-5220.

Health and Wellness Fair

Do you have a business or organization that focuses on health and wellness? Would you like to participate as a demonstrator or sponsor? Save the date for our 2019 Health and Wellness Fair on Jan. 12. This event brings awareness to our Fort Gordon Servicemembers, families and the surrounding area about how to live a healthier lifestyle. The event will feature informative booths, as well as, interactive demonstrations. For more information call (706)791-2647.

Brown Bag Bible Study

The Center Chaplain’s Office sponsors a Brown Bag Bible Study every Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Darling Hall, Room 188D. Join others in nurturing your spiritual life through prayer, studying the Bible, and fellowship. All are welcome. Contact Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Joseph Ko at (443) 977-9910 if you have any questions.

Gordon Club

Join us Wednesdays at Gordon’s Conference and Catering from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for lunch with a weekly, rotating theme! Lunch is $10 per person and includes one entree, two sides, bread/roll, salad and a drink. Call (706)791-2205 for more information.

Mornin’ Gordon show

Our bi-weekly morning show, Mornin’ Gordon, is now weekly! Join us every Monday morning on our YouTube channel to catch up on upcoming events and programs. We will also have contests and giveaways as well so don’t miss it! Simply search “Fort Gordon MWR” to subscribe and join the MWR family!

Financial Readiness

ACS Financial Readiness Program is your resource for information on money matters. They cover topics from military pay, credit reporting, investing, and saving. They can also assist you with Army Emergency Relief and Education Financing. For details, please call (706) 791-3579

Mammoth Sniper Challenge

Join some of the best at this qualifying event for units to earn the right to send a 2-man team, at no cost, to the Mammoth Sniper Challenge, the toughest civilian sniper competition in the country. Fort Gordon MWR and Grunt Style will be selecting the best four teams to compete. All Fort Gordon active duty mission partners are invited to send their best Service members. More on Mammoth Sniper Competition can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MammothSniperChallenge.

Gordon Car Care

In addition to the services provided by ASE technicians, Gordon Car Care also offers an Auto Skills area with instructors on hand to guide you as you work on your own vehicle. Patrons must attend a Shop Certification Class before using the Auto Skills area. Classes are offered during business hours, Wednesday through Sunday. For more information, call (706)791-2390.

Army Community Service

ACS invites you into a world of education, opportunity and discovery while offering programs and services that promote self-reliance, resilience, and stability during war and peace. ACS offers programs that help with family building, relocation, financial readiness, new parent support, and so much more. For more details, call them at (706)791-3579.

Troops to Teachers

The Education Services Division hosts a briefing the second Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Command Support Center, Bldg. 35200, located at 271 Heritage Park Lane. Benefits, financial assistance and incentives, counseling/referral services will be covered. Program is open to current and former Servicemembers with “Honorable” period of service. For seating, call (706) 791-200 and for more information, visit www.proudtoserveagain.com to apply or email TTT@navy.mil.

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