By Sara E. Martin, Army Flier Staff WriterNovember 14, 2013
FORT RUCKER, Ala. (November 14, 2013) -- To say "Thanks!," to military Families, the Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation will be offering specials throughout the month of November to recognize the contributions they have made to the nation.
"We hope our military Families accept these tokens of appreciation for their service to our nation. We welcome the opportunity to provide the best customer service to show our support of our Families," said Janice Erdlitz, DFMWR marketing director. "We invite all military Families to accept our gratitude for their service, and also accept the offers from our Family and MWR facilities all month long."
DFMWR strives to enrich the lives of Soldiers, Families, retirees and civilians, Erdlitz said, adding that DFMWR's goal is to provide a strong sense of community, and show pride for the service of Soldiers and Families alike.
Army Community Service will host a Family Game Night Nov. 22 from 5-7 p.m. at the Fort Rucker-Corvias Partner Building in Bldg. 2908. For more information, call 255-3735.
The Automotive Skills Center is offering free oil changes for the Family car on Wednesdays, but participants must bring their own oil and filter. For more information, call 255-9725.
Center Library will give one extra DVD check-out during November. For more information, call 255-3885.
The Coffee Zone in The Landing Zone will allow patrons to purchase a specialty drink for half price when they buy one specialty drink. For more information, call 598-8025.
Leisure Travel Services is giving a 10 percent discount off regular Disney World tickets. For more information, call 255-9517.
Families can receive a $10 discount on a weekend getaway at Lake Tholocco Lodging as well as receive a $10 discount for any Family pony party during the month of November at the Fort Rucker Riding Stables. For more information, call 255-4305.
The Rucker Lanes Bowling Center is offering a buy-one-game, get-one-50-percent-off for Xtreme Bowling for members of the same household or immediate Family members. Families can also get a free drink upgrade to 32oz for all Lunch n' Bowl purchases. For more information, call 255-9503.
Silver Wings Golf Course is offering discounts, as well. A two-for-one golf games with cart special after noon is available to members of the same household or immediate Family members. For more information, call 598-2449.
At The Landing Zone, all through November, two children 12 and younger eat for free Tuesdays--Saturdays. Children must order off the children's menu, and adults must purchase an adult dinner entrée and beverage. For more information, call 598-8025.
Along with these discounts, the installation is also hosting special events, including Camping Under the Stars Nov. 16 in conjunction with the "Tell Me a Story" program. Camping and other activities will be held throughout the evening. For more information, call 255-9810.
The annual Thanksgiving feast at The Landing will be a "true Family affair," and a special military-Family rate is available, said Erdlitz. The Family rate is $39.50 for two adults and up to two children, ages 12 and younger. Regular price $16.95 for adults, $6.95 for children ages 6-12 and $3.95 for children ages 3-5. For more information, call 598-2426.