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Pope Community Briefs, December 18 to 25

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Weapon Policy
In accordance with Section 930, Title 18, United States Federal Criminal Code: "Possession of firearms and dangerous weapons in federal facilities, buildings or installations is illegal. Anyone who attempts to or violates this provision shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more that a year, or both."

Contest/Party at the Library
The Pope Library's annual Gingerbread House Contest is today at 4 p.m. Entries are judged on originality, creativity and decorating detail. The Library's holiday part follows at 4:30 p.m. and includes an afternoon of games, refreshments, holiday cheer and Santa. Arrive early for photos. For more information, call 394-2195.

5K Jingle Bell Walk/Run
Join in the holiday fun during the 5K Jingle Bell Walk/Run at 2 p.m. today at the Pope Fitness Center track. Bring your holiday spirit, hats, bells and mistletoe!

Kids Holiday Bowling
Bring the kids to Pope's Bowling Center for special prices on holiday bowling Dec. 21 through 24 and Dec. 28 through 31. Games and shoes are only $1 each. For more information, call 394-2891.

Christmas Meal
The Kitty Hawk Inn is serving a special Christmas meal Dec. 25 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Items include salad bar, roast turkey, baked ham, roast beef, vegetables, fruits and desserts. The facility will be open to all active duty military members, retirees and their families. Menu prices are a la carte. For more information, call

New Year's Eve Party
Looking for a way to spend New Year's Eve? The Bowling Center is hosting its annual Youth New Year's Eve Bowling Party Dec. 31 from 5 until 8 p.m., and its New Year's Eve Bowling Party from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. Tickets are now for sale at the bowling center and prepaid reservations are required. For more information, call 394-2891.

Hurricanes game
The Carolina Hurricanes will face off against the Stars Wednesday at the RBC Center in Raleigh. Tickets are available at Information, Tickets and Travel. For more information, call 394-4478 or 394-5462.

Holiday Show
The Palace Theatre of Myrtle Beach presents Christmastime Holiday Show starring The Twelve Irish Tenors. Performances are Mondays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and matinees on Wednesdays and Thursdays through Jan. 2. For reservations, call ITT at 394-4470 or 394-5462.

Myrtle Beach Tickets
Let ITT take you to the show. Tickets are available to a variety of performances, including the Palace Theatre, Dixie Stampede, Legends in Concert, the Alabama Theatre and Medieval Times. For more information, call 394-5050.

Football Frenzy
Football Frenzy is back with a vengeance! Come to the Pope Club every Sunday and watch your favorite NFL team. Become a member of the club and you could have a chance to win one of two all-expense paid trips to an upcoming NFL game or the Superbowl. The club is open every Sunday for the duration of the NFL season with all games available for viewing.

Super Bowl Bingo
Get your Super Bowl Bingo tickets at the Pope Club or ITT for a chance to win huge prizes. Tickets are $50 for members and $60 for non-members. is the place to visit for upcoming events! Register today for a chance to win iPod nanos, AAFES movie tickets and iTunes gift cards. Many contests also run throughout the year. The "My Air Force Life" T-shirt design contest ends Dec. 20. Design an Air Force T-shirt for a chance to win an Apple MacBook and Adobe CS4 Design Premium. Register today and find out why the Air Force is a great place to "Live, Work and Play!"

Pope College Programs
Twenty-four college degree programs continue to operate at Pope. These degree programs include Campbell University, Central Texas College and Webster University. On-base colleges not remaining post-BRAC will offer degrees at the Ft. Bragg location; however, all college courses required to support completion of the Community College of the Air Force degree will continue to be offered at Pope post-BRAC. Due to BRAC planning, some on-base colleges have made internal organizational changes, however, Team Pope can expect to encounter the same or a higher level of quality services as usual. Any questions pertaining to on base college degree programs can be sent directly to Alva. or phone 394-4692.