JBM-HH Weekend wrap up Aug. 1-3, 2014


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Weekend news and announcements for the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community for Aug. 1-3, 2014.

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JBM-HH Weekend wrap up Aug. 1-3, 2014

  1. 1. Trouble reading this e-mail? Right click on the panel above the address box and check "Display as HTML." Back to school savings at Fort Myer Exchange The Fort Myer Exchange is helping military shoppers make the grade with competitive prices and tax savings on supplies students need to head back to school. As Virginia rolls out its school supply sales tax holiday weekend Aug. 1-3, the Fort Myer Exchange will match local sales tax discounts to offer an additional 6 percent off select back to school items. For more information, call 703-522-4575. Grant Hall courtroom open house Aug. 2 Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall announces its quarterly open house of Grant Hall’s historic third-floor courtroom, located on the Fort McNair portion of the joint base, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The open house is free and open to the public. The courtroom is the site of the military tribunal, held from May through June 1865, of those thought responsible for the plot to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. Please be advised the third floor courtroom is only accessible by walking up two flights of stairs. For more information and a site map, log onto www.army.mil/article/124261/. To get up to moment updates on #GrantHall, follow @JBMHH and like facebook.com/jbmhh. Flea market cancelled The flea market scheduled for Aug. 2 has been cancelled due to a lack of vendors. The next flea markets are scheduled for Sept. 6 and Oct. 4. Cost is $10 per table. For more information, call 703-696-3470. Temporary parking restrictions Aug. 2-3 on Fort McNair Parking will be temporarily restricted on the Fort McNair portion of the joint base beginning at 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 and continue through Sunday, Aug. 3. The following roads and parking lot are restricted: - Officer’s Club lower parking lot - 2nd Avenue from C Street to D Street - D street parking lot - 4th Avenue from B Street to D Street All vehicles that not moved by 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 will be towed at the owner’s expense. Major road closures in the District Aug. 4-7 Please be advised that portions of Main Ave. outside of the Fort Lesley J. McNair portion of the joint base will have road closures during the 2014 U.S. Africa Leaders Summit scheduled for Aug 4-7 in Washington, D.C.
  2. 2. *Maine Ave. SW Eastbound between Ohio Dr. SW and 9th Street SW from Aug. 4 at 10 p.m. to Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. *Maine Ave. SW Westbound between 9th Street SW and 12th Street SW from Aug. 4 at 10 p.m. to Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. For a detailed map and list of times and additional road closures, log onto: http://1.usa.gov/1zmTl3v.