The Week Ahead

MCCS Henderson Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington VA 22214

HENDERSON HALL "THE WEEK AHEAD" September 8 – 15

Updated: September 4

Monday, September 8


  • A Transition Readiness Seminar for separating service members is held 7:45 AM – 4 PM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 104. This session is full; for upcoming sessions, please call 703-614-6828.
  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Take an afternoon break 1 – 3 PM for $1 off a grande- or venti-sized Pumpkin Spice Latte, Salted Caramel Mocha, or Pumpkin Tazo® Chai Tea Latte now through October 20. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962
  • The Tutor & Buddy Program needs mentors to go to Barcroft Elementary School today. Please call for details on the time and pick up place. 703-693-8378
  • Cooperative Parenting and Divorce is held noon – 4 PM in Bldg. 12. Register: 703-614-7204

Tuesday, September 9


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Take an afternoon break 1 – 3 PM for $1 off a grande- or venti-sized Pumpkin Spice Latte, Salted Caramel Mocha, or Pumpkin Tazo® Chai Tea Latte now through October 20.  Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962
  • The Men’s Domestic Violence Intervention Group (STOP) is 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. This is a 26 week program. For information: 703-614-7204
  • Learn ways to cope with work and family life stress 2:30 – 4 PM in Bldg. 12. This workshop is ongoing Tuesdays in September. Please register: 703-614-7204
  • All Exchange patrons are welcome to attend the Grand Opening of the MCX Third Floor Addition and NEX Uniform Center on Tuesday, September 9, 2 PM in the MCX. Join us for the ribbon cutting and refreshments, plus fabulous giveaways and drawings for over $10,000 in gift cards and merchandise, including electronics, cookware, and apparel, plus demonstrations and product experts. Visit www.mccshh.com/GrandOpening2014.html  for details.

Wednesday, September 10


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Take an afternoon break 1 – 3 PM for $1 off a grande- or venti-sized Pumpkin Spice Latte, Salted Caramel Mocha, or Pumpkin Tazo® Chai Tea Latte now through October 20.  Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962
  • An 8-week anger management group meets 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 12. Call 703-614-7204 to attend.
  • The Personal Financial Management Program holds a workshop on consumer awareness 11:30 AM – 1 PM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 204. Register: 703-614-6950
  • Little Patriots Play Group meets at the Indian Head, Maryland, USO 10 – 11 AM. Refreshments are sponsored by Navy Mutual Aid Association. 703-614-7204
  • A workshop designed to teach the value of using social media to expand one’s job search network is held 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 104 Register for “Social Media & Your Job Search” by calling 703-614-6828.
  • During Designer Month, Week 2, today through September 14, take 20% off these designer brand names in apparel and shoes: Polo Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Polo Lauren, Nautica, DKNYC, DKNY, and Franco Sarto.  Also 20% off Nautica, Swiss Army, Kenneth Cole, Ralph Lauren, Kate Spade, Rioni, Brahmin, Marc Jacobs, and Oakley in jewelry and accessories. Special prices on select Samsung electronics. Also, 20% off Hartmann, Samsonite, and American Tourister luggage; Calphalon cookware, and Swarovski gifts. See flier at www.mccsHH.com.
  • The MCX 117th Anniversary sale starts today. Looks for the flier online at www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html.
  • After hours community counseling is available 4:30 – 7 PM in Bldg. 12. Individual, couple, family, child, and group counseling services are offered. 703-614-7204
  • Military Family Life Counselors lead a class on healthy relationships 6 – 7 PM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. Registration is required and open to DoD ID card holders. Register: 703-614-7204

Thursday, September 11


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Take an afternoon break 1 – 3 PM for $1 off a grande- or venti-sized Pumpkin Spice Latte, Salted Caramel Mocha, or Pumpkin Tazo® Chai Tea Latte now through October 20.  Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962
  • An advisor from the Department of Veterans Affairs will be onsite by appointment only 7:30 AM – 2 PM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 201 to assist service members with all matters relating to VA benefits. To schedule an appointment, please call 703-614-6828.
  • The Personal Financial Management Program holds a workshop on car buying strategies 11:30 AM – 1 PM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 204. Register: 703-614-6950
  • The Career Resource Management Center offers “Cracking the Code to the Federal Hiring Process” 1 – 3 PM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 105. This workshop is designed to assist in learning about the federal hiring process.  Please call 703-614-6828 to register.
  • SMP Marines enjoy a FREE dinner in the barracks starting at 6 PM. If you would like to provide a dish, please contact the FRO at 703-697-7342.

Friday, September 12


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Take an afternoon break 1 – 3 PM for $1 off a grande- or venti-sized Pumpkin Spice Latte, Salted Caramel Mocha, or Pumpkin Tazo® Chai Tea Latte now through October 20.  Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962
  • Carol’s Daughter export stylist Edward Batista will be in the MCX today only. Free gift with purchase! Schedule your appointment by calling 703-979-8420.

Saturday, September 13


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 9 AM – 4 PM. Frappuccino® Happy Hour: get $1 off a grande-size Frappuccino® daily 1 – 3 PM through September 1. 571-483-1962
  • Waterford ambassador and master glass cutter Philip O’Keeffe will be at the Henderson Hall Marine Corps Exchange gift department 10 AM – 3 PM. Customers are welcome to stop by and visit with him and enjoy 20% off the entire stock of Waterford crystal.

Sunday, September 14


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 9 AM – 4 PM. Take an afternoon break 1 – 3 PM for $1 off a grande- or venti-sized Pumpkin Spice Latte, Salted Caramel Mocha, or Pumpkin Tazo® Chai Tea Latte now through October 20. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962
  • The MCX 117th Anniversary sale doorbusters today only include 20% off Coach and Michael Kors handbags. See flier online at www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html.
  • Glam-O-Rama is back! Find a coupon for 10-15% off  in the Glam-O-Rama flier in store and online. Purchase $50 or more and receive an exclusive cosmetic bag full of samples!  Check out the flier online at www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html.
  • Designer Month product experts in store: Ralph Lauren suits 10 AM – 4 PM.

Monday, September 15


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962
  • The EFMP holds a brief on special education 11 AM – 1 PM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. Register by September 12 by calling 703-693-5353.

Upcoming and Ongoing...

  • Two sessions of “Stranger Danger,” designed for ages 3 – 18, will be held at  the Cpl Terry L. Smith Gym Saturday, September 20, 10 – 11 AM and again 2 – 3 PM. Designed to teach children about the dangers of strangers and provide them with techniques and skills that increase their awareness and safety, the sessions will cover basic age appropriate escape tactics, as well as driving safety plans and cell phone distractions for older children. Parents are encouraged to attend and learn a few techniques alongside their children. Register with the FRO at 703-697-7342 or Marine & Family Programs at 703-693-9146.
  • The Harvest Wine Festival takes place Saturday, September 20, 11 AM – 3 P , in front of the MCX. Taste over 100 wines from around the world, and visit with vendors from The Vineyard Wine & Spirits. 703-979-8420
  • Registration is open for the Devil Dog 7K Race, to be held Wednesday, September 24, 6:30 AM. For more information, please visit http://mccshh.com/OohRahRunSeries.html.
  • Registration is open for the September “Golf With Us” tournament at Marine Corps Base Quantico’s Medal of Honor Golf Course on September 19 at 8:30 AM. For more information and to register, please visit http://mccshh.com/SmithGym.html.
  • Are you a collector? The 2014 White House Christmas ornament is available for sale in the MCX. This year’s ornament honors the administration of Warren G. Harding and is a two-part train designed to be hung either together or separately. See it at www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html. 703-979-8420
  • For their safety, Building 12 patrons are asked to obey all signage in and around the construction sites. Any concerns may be directed to MCCS Operations at 571-483-1947.
  • 24 hours a day/365 days a year: Victim Advocacy HOTLINE: 703-693-6611. Se habla español.
  • For ongoing tests given by Education & Career Services, please phone 703-614-9104 or visit www.mccsHH.com/learning.html.
  • Keep aware of MCCS Henderson Hall activities by liking mccsHH on Facebook and following mccsHH on Twitter. Visit our website, www.mccsHH.com. On a mobile device? You'll be automatically redirected to our mobile site.
  • The United States Marine Corps challenges Marines: win your personal battles. Help is available through online chat or phone for anonymous, peer-to-peer counseling 24/7. Online chat is at DSTRESSLINE.com or call 877-476-7734. This is a service of the United States Marine Corps.

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