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Camp Humphreys Family & MWR

Week of November 29-December 6


Free pictures with Santa Claus Alaska Mining Co. Saturday & Sunday 1030-1330 both days Free Individual, Group & Family Photos taken ALL PHOTOS WILL BE PLACED ON SPOTTED.STRIPES.COM

Personal Letters from Santa Local youngsters can receive a Personal Letter from Santa Claus and Gifts from Family & MWR. Just send your Child(ren)’s Name and Your Official Mailing Address to

High Stakes Texas Hold’em Saturday The Alaska Mining Co. will host a Korea-wide High Stakes Texas Hold’em Tournament Saturday, with buy-in starting at 1100 and play starting at 1230.

First-prize will be AAFES Gift Cards valued at $1,200 with $650 for second and $300 for third. Buy-in is $60 (6,000 in chips) and re-buys $45.

This program is designed for children living in Korea. The eXchange has a similar program designed for child ren living in the States.

Texas Hold’em is open to all US ID Card Holders age 18 and above as well as KATUSAs.

US-Korean Bowling Tournament Saturday There is a US-Korean Friendship Bowling Tournament at the Strike Zone Saturday which will utilize all lanes from 1300 thru about 1800. As a result, $1 Open Bowling will be held at the end of the tournament through closing instead of 1300-1630.

Buy-in includes a T-shirt and Brunch as well as entry into a drawing for an extra $500 in chips.

Win a Dinner Buffet for 4 at the Alaska Mining Co. The Strike Zone Bowling Center is offering free used bowling pins to anyone who wants to participate in the Christmas Bowling Pin Decorating Contest. Pickup your free pin at the bowling center front counter. Bowling pins must be return to the bowling center by 1700 December 23, with judging scheduled for 1900. All entries will be displayed at the Strike Zone through the Christmas Weekend and be returned to the creators December 27.

Help create the Newcomer Bucket Lists Remember when you first got to Camp Humphreys? If you’re typical, you spent the first couple of months just finding your way around, afraid to try something different like riding a Korean subway or visiting someplace in Seoul unless it was part of an organized tour. Now you are getting ready to go somewhere else and regretting the things you never tried. Family & MWR Marketing wants to change all that, but needs your help to make it happen. Our concept is to create three Bucket Lists – 100 Things to Do at Camp Humphreys, 100 Things to Do in Korea and 10 Things to Do in Asia. The Bucket Lists will be printed in a brochure and handed out at Newcomer’s Briefings starting during the upcoming Lunar New Year (don’t worry – you’ll be able to get a copy, too!) Marketing can create the three lists on its own. But we don’t want to do that. We want the lists to reflect those things you discovered during your time in Korea. Send your suggestions to as soon as possible. After we gather all the suggestions, we will have a panel of people go through the lists and pick the Top 100 for all three. So put on your thinking cap and send us your ideas ASAP.

Start voting for our Rising Star Kristine this Sunday! Voting for the 2011 Rising Star starts this Sunday (Dec 11) at 2000. The 12 semifinalists will appear on the Pentagon Channel Sunday and Tuesday with the finals scheduled for Thursday and Saturday. Local winner Kristine May Hills needs you vote. Go to to cast your vote for her Sunday night

Family trip to Lotte World December 19 Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) is planning a Family trip to the Lotte World Amusement Park in Seoul Monday, Dec 19. CYSS will provide the transportation, but Families are responsible for entrance fees, meals and souvenirs. They must also provide their own car seats for the bus. There are 105 seats available. Families must have an up-to-date registration to CYSS. Sign-ups are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Make reservations by contacting Sarah Morris, CDC Admin at 753-8601

Good Places to eat in local area Do you know of a good place to eat in Anjung-ri or Pyeongtaek? If so, we want to know for the new Restaurant page we will be starting in the January Happenings magazine. We are looking for places that offer good food, good prices and something different in the way of a dining experience. We know there are Thai, Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Vietnamese and Brazilian cuisines out there, along with a lot of great Korean and US restaurants. Let us know your favorites. Send the name of the restaurant, the cuisine and the phone number to and

Upcoming Activities DECEMBER 1-20-Letters From Santa 9- Prime Rib, Alaska Mining Co., 1700-2030 10-11 - Breakfast w/Santa, Alaska Mining Co, 1030-1330 both days 10-Youth Trip to Tiger World Indoor Skiing Free Digital Photo Class, CAC, 1030 Outdoor Rec Trip to Zoo Park BOSS Osan Shopping Trip High Stakes Texas Hold’em, Tommy D’s, 1300 Korean-American Friendship Bowling, Strike Zone 16 AFTB Birthday Immigration Workshop ACS Sponsorship Training 17 Sophisticated Saturday, Tommy D’s, 2000 Outdoor Rec Woonin Indoor Skiing 18 10-game Marathon Bowling Tournament, Strike Zone 19 Youth Services Trip to Lotte World

21 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Youth Clinic, Youth Gym, 1500 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Show, Super Gym, 1900 Outdoor Rec Everland Sledding 22 Outdoor Rec Jisan Skiing 23 Outdoor Rec Trout Fishing Bowling Pin Decorating Contest, Strike Zone 24 Jingle Bells Jog, Super Gym, 0900 Free Christmas Eve Party, Tommy D’s, 2000 BOSS Jisan Skiing $1.00 Bowling, Strike Zone Outdoor Rec Yangi Skiing 25-26 – Free Bowling from the United Club at the Strike Zone 29-Parenting Teens, ACS 31-Gourmet Dinner, Alaska Mining Co. $1 Cosmic Bowling, Strike Zone until 0100 New Year’s Eve Party, Tommy D’s Jan 1- Fly-Away Home Shootout, Super Gym, 1200

This Upcoming Events calendar is the Latest Update on Family & MWR Events. If an activity advertised in the monthly Happenings is not listed, it has been changed, rescheduled or cancelled. If you have any question, please contact Family & MWR Marketing Chief Mike Mooney at 754-8257 (010-9493-6235)

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