JFCBS MWA "JULY" NEWSLETTER

Please note that our offerings are exclusively for US & NATO ID card holders and authorized personnel with access to JFC Brunssum. We welcome you to explore the array of opportunities available to you through MWA and join us in building a vibrant and resilient community together.

LATEST UPDATES:


  • MWA “Newcomers to JFC Brunssum” Page
    • To better prepare our inbound JFC Brunssum members and their families, MWA has created a “Newcomers to JFC Brunssum” page, with guides, instructions, and resources that MWA offers for finding homes, obtaining an APK for their cars, and discovering what activities, clubs, and the Tri-Border has to offer.  
  • A TASTE OF SUMMER (FREE ICE CREAM!!!!):
    • Welcome the summer season with ice cream!
    • Choose from 17 flavours and get your 2 scoops of ice cream. (limited to 1 per person) 
    • This event is open to all JFCBS Personnel. 
      • Thursday, 20 June 1300 - 1500!
      • Location: Parking Lot Leeuwarden in front of Bldg 401 at the corner next to the supply warehouse.
  • MWA Pin Machines:
    • Pin Machines are currently experiencing technical difficulties; however, MWA staff are available to provide you guidance on payment procedures.

  • Car Wash:
    • As of 17 June, the car wash is now operational. Car wash cards are available for purchase as the Car Craft Center, located on JFC Brunssum, bldg H402.

  • Language Instructor Positions Available:
    • ARE YOU INTERESTED IN TEACHING A LANGUAGE PROGRAM COURSE? 
    • Deadline to submit resumes is 23 June.
    • For more information on positions and how to apply, visit www.jfcbrunssum.com/jobs-opportunities/
  • June & July - MWA Facility Closures:
    • Art & Craft Center:
      • 21 June
      • Summer Closure: 23 July - 5 August
  • Fitness Centre Hours (Update, as of 14 June):
    • Closed to all customers
      • Monday - Friday: 2000 - 0800
      • Weekends
    • The Fitness Centre hours will remain in place until the facility's door key fob system is restored. Currently there is no estimated repair date; however, please continue to follow for updates by AUM, visiting www.JFCBrunssum.com or following the Official MWA Facebook Page “JFC Brunssum Happenings”.

JFCBS MORALE & WELFARE ACTIVITIES:


 Alliance Theatre

Bring your family and enjoy a night out at the movies! 

    • Inside Out 2
    • Saturday, 15 June @ 1830    (First Run Pricing)
    • Monday, 24 June @ 1300     (First Run Pricing)
  • The (IF) Imaginary Friends
    • Friday, 1 July @ 1830           (Regular Release Pricing) 
  • Despicable Me 4
    • Friday, 5 July @ 1830           (First Run Pricing)           
    • Saturday, 6 July @ 1830      (First Run Pricing)               
    • Thursday, 11 July @ 1300   (First Run Pricing)    
    • Friday, 12 July @ 1830         (First Run Pricing)    

Visit www.jfcbrunssum.com/community/theatre/  to view movie schedules, trailers, and RSVP, letting us know if you will be joining us for the movie!  Movie show times not meeting the minimum RSVPs are subject to cancellations.

  • *Reminder: MWA Pin Machines are currently experiencing technical difficulties. Cash payments will be the only accepted payment. 

 

Art & Craft Center

 

o   Summer Hours (1 July - 18 August)

Mon: Closed

Tues, Wed, Thurs: 1000 - 1400

Fri: Closed

 

o   Summer Closure: (23 July - 5 August)

 

Did you need to start an order or pick one up? We kindly remind you to consider the Arts & Craft Summer Closure to ensure your order comes in time.  

 

o   Retirement & Farewell Gifts:

Did you secure your teammates retirement gift or farewell plaque?  Stop by the Art & Craft Center and choose from multiple gift ideas. 

 

Bring your little ones and let their creativity soar with exciting new projects every week. Either enrol into a class (below) or create your own masterpiece with your family during Art Kid Thursdays (Open Studio Thursdays). Our classes and activities are perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Stop by the Arts & Craft Center for pricing and more information.

 

  • July Open Studio Thursdays Transforms to "ART KIDS THURSDAYS" During the Summer

Whether you're an experienced artist or just starting out, our Open Studio sessions is the perfect space to explore your creativity in a relaxed and inspiring environment. 

 

Open Studio Thursdays will return on 22 August. 

  • Upcoming Classes:

The Art & Craft is hosting multiple events and activities, stay current with upcoming classes, courses, and activities: (Art & Craft Classes

*Classes not meeting minimum registrations by identified date(s) are subject to cancellation.

 

o   Kid's Canvas Painting: Crazy Colourful Lama/Unicorn

Thursday, 4 July (1030-1200)

€15 (per member)   I  Ages:  All Ages

A fully instructed class dedicated to teaching new skills and techniques to create a beautiful masterpiece. 

Parental supervision is required.

Sign Up by 1330, Tuesday, 25 June

 

o   Wooden Summer Banner  

Painting, decorating wooden banner pieces with summer vibes. 

Thursday, 11 July (1030-1200)

€15 (per member)  Ages  

Create your own sun-sational masterpiece in our workshop, where you'll paint and decorate wood banner pieces with all the summer fun!

Parental supervision is required.

Sign Up by 1330, Tuesday, 27 June

 

o   Porcelain Painting      

Painting a plate with porcelain paints to use at home.  

Thursday, 18 July (1030-1200)

€15 (per member)   I  Ages: All Ages

Parental supervision is required.

Sign Up by 1330, Tuesday, 27 June

Maximum Number of Sign-Ups: 8

 

o   Sculpting with Clay       

Clay your own sculpture and glaze it. After firing, it will be ready to be picked up. 

Thursday, 14 August (1030-1200)

€18 (per member)   I  Ages: All Ages

Parental supervision is required.

Sign Up by 1330, Tuesday, 1 August

Maximum Number of Sign-Ups: 8

 

Car Craft Center

  • Is your car due for registration or renewal and you need an APK? Stop by and schedule your check-up while you’re at work.
  • Summer break is coming soon, make sure your car is safe before your long drive!  Book your appointments today, before your trip!

General Eisenhower Hotel

  • Do you have any inbound members coming to the area? Reserve a hotel room at the General Eisenhower Hotel today!
  • Begin the reservation process by visiting the following link: 
    Book your reservation now!

 

 

·         International Housing Office

o   Are you moving to Brunssum or know someone that is?  Visit the International Housing Office on JFC Brunssum for help on finding your new home!

o   Like and follow our Instagram page to see what homes are available for your move to Brunssum!

 

§  https://www.instagram.com/int.housingoffice/

 

International Conference Center

  • Are you looking for a venue to host your party, social gathering, or even a conference?  Contact our professionals for more information on the services we offer.
  • Begin the booking process by visiting the following link: 
    Start your booking now! 

International Housing Office

  • Are you moving to Brunssum or know someone that is? Visit the International Housing Office on JFC Brunssum for help on finding your new home! 
  • Like and follow our Instagram page to see what homes are available for your move to Brunssum!  (Do you like a home advertised within our Instagram page, then stop by and pick up the contact info. 

 

Language Program *Registration Coming Soon* 

  • Exciting news! Our Language Program is coming back soon, offering classes in English, Spanish, German, Dutch, and French. Registrations begin 12 August 2024!

JFC Fitness Centre

  • JFC Fitness Centre Facility Hours (until further notice)
    • Closed to all customers
    • Monday - Friday: 2000 - 0800
    • Weekends
  • The Fitness Centre hours will remain in place until the facility's door key fob system is restored. Currently there is no estimated repair date; however, please continue to follow for updates by AUM, visiting www.JFCBrunssum.com or following the Official MWA Facebook Page “JFC Brunssum Happenings”.
  • Click to view policies, rules, classes, and hours of operation!

  • Monthly Challenges at the Fitness Centre:
    • Join every month’s fitness challenge and log your progress at the Fitness Centre. Be the first in each category to accomplish the challenge and claim your prize!
      • June 1 – 30: Complete 1000 Pull-ups
      • July 1 - 31: Complete 2,000 deadlifts!
  • Open Sports:
    • Join in the Open Sports activities in the main hall: badminton, soccer, and more!
  • Spin Classes:
    • The following classes have been cancelled:
      • 17 June
      • 1 July
      • 17 July

Sports Complex

  • The weather is getting warm and the Sports Complex is available for your BBQs, outdoor sporting events, and more! 
    • Stop by the Fitness Centre and book your reservation! 
  • Reminder- You will need an Event License, which is accessible on the homepage!

 JFC Swimming Pool

  • Do you want to host a private event?  Stop by the swimming pool for more information.
  • Click below to view the most current pool schedule and to sign up for lane swims and sauna bookings!
  • Click to view Swimming Pool Updates 

  • Online registration for lane swim and sauna on the MWA website

§  Click to register for your lane! 


Concessionaires on Camp Hendrik

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June Promotions

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July Promotions


Aelia Duty Free Shop H604

  • Join the private Facebook group to stay updated on the latest deals and promotions!
  • (Click Here)
  • Surprise Tasting
    • 27 & 28 June @ 1200 - 1800

Fysiozorg van Pamelen H405

  • Make an appointment by calling +31 61 1307751
  • Physical therapy, taping, injury prevention, etc.

Miner’s Rest H201

  • Click to view the weekly menu updates!
  • We want to make you feel at home! Every 3rd Thursday of the month, we offer specialty-themed menus for lunch from different countries, highlighting dishes to give you a “Taste of Home.”
  • The Coffee Corner is open daily from 08:00 - 15:30 with delicious coffee and sweet treats!
    • Don't forget to bring your mug.

 Susanne’s Barbershop H604

  • View the Summer Special packages with Moroccan oil.

 Swimschool Aqua Zuyd 

Wezereul Internet & TV H603

  •  For Internet and TV Service at your house contact
  • Every Wednesday from 11am – 3pm in building H603 room B.0.1.5 (entrance International Housing office) 

JFCBS Clubs


Tri-Border International Cycling Club

  • Click title for more information and how to sign up to become a member

Orcas International Swim Team

  • Click title for more information and how to sign up your child. It’s recruiting time!

Tri-Border Walking Club

Tri-Border Sailing Club

  • Saturday, 15.June Sail Club Summer Event 2024:
    • For members:
      • Sail introduction on a Laser, 420 and family boats, please register via the club committee;
      • BBQ

    • For all interested:
  • WE OFFER SAILING INTRODUCTION TO ADULTS AND CHILDREN!
    • You will find us on the water every Wednesday evening @ 1800.
    • Click the link for more information on how to sign up and become a member. 
    • www.sailnato.org

Around the Tri-Border


US Army Garrison Benelux

(Click and view USAG Brunssum MWR Calendar ::)

 

     JFC Library

    • Check out JFC Library on Facebook to keep up with the latest activities such as the Fairy Time from April 30 – May 10.
    • Check flyers below for more details on opening hours and activities.
    • Adult Beginner’s Class for Sewing:
      • Monday, 17, 24 June, 1000 – 1200
      • Monday, 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 July, 1800– 2000
      • Wednesday, 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 July, 1800 – 2000
      • Call +31 45 526 2669 for more information about events and enrolment.

The HUB

  • Movie Matinee
    • Every 3rd Saturday of the month @ 1300, stop by for a free movie!
  • Sip & Paint
    • Tuesday, 25 June, 1730
    • Cost: $35 per person 
  •  
    • Tuesday, 30 July, 1730
    • Cost: $35 per person 

NATO Air Base, Geilenkirchen

 

  • E-3A Club: International Festival
    • Come and enjoy free food, drinks (samples), music and culture! (For NATO AB Geilenkirchen, JFC Brunssum, USAG Schinnen personnel and their families!)
    • Date/Time: Friday, 28 June (1200 - 1700)
    • *View Flyer for more info

Special Discounts for NATO Personnel

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