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Camp Humphreys Family & MWR

Week of December 13-20

WEEKLY 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 Michael.mooney2@us.army.mil This program is designed for children living in Korea. The eXchange has a similar program designed for children living in the States.

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.

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 bowling 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

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 jeff.h.hubbard1@us.army.mil and William.j.cottrell2@us.army.mil

What We’re Seeking Nominated Restaurants need to be located in either Anjung-ri or Pyeongtaek We are seeking restaurants – not food stands We want Family-friendly locations – not nightclubs or bars that happen to serve food. It’s OK to nominate multiple Restaurants


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 100 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 Michael.mooney2@us.army.mil 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 and suggestions as soon as possible.

Holiday Highlights Next Wednesday – DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS – Youth Clinic (1500) at the Rec Annex, Full Show (1900) Super Gym Christmas Eve – JINGLE BELLS 5K JOG, Super Gym (0900 start); FREE CHRISTMAS EVE PARTY FOR SOLDIERS, Tommy D’s (2000) Christmas Day & Christmas Day Observed (Dec 25-26) – FREE BOWLING FROM THE UNITED CLUB, Strike Zone Bowling Center

Are you interested in early FMWR News & discounts? Family & MWR is exploring the possibility of creating a special mailing list of Area III Soldiers, Civilians and Family Members who would like to receive early notice of special FMWR activities as well as special “Members-Only” Discount Coupons to some of those activities. If you’re interested, please send your name and mailing address to Michael.mooney2@us.army.mil “Members” will receive a special monthly newsletter and coupons through the mail. There is no cost involved, so send in your name today.

Upcoming Activities DECEMBER 1-20-Letters From Santa 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

24-$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 JANUARY 1-Fly-Away Home Shootout, Super Gym, 1200 Start of Biggest Losers Contest, Super Gym 3-School Restarts 7-Tommy D’s Hole in the Wall, 2000 Post Men’s & Women’s Basketball vs Osan, Super Gym 13-Friday the 13th $13.13 Rebuy at Tommy D’s Texas Hold’em 14-16 Korea Post-Level King Tournaments, Super Gym, MP Hill Gym 21-Polar Bear Swim Sophisticated Saturday

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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