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MWR is offering the following indoor spaces for your event needs during Phase II of the Roadmap to Recovery. All facilities can be reserved by calling MWR Central at 253-966-7466 or emailing mwrcentral@JBLMmwr.com. All capacities listed are for the indoor space only and limited capacity per Phase II guidelines. 
 
Cascade conference space 
2400 Bitar Ave., Lewis Main   
Cascade conference space, conveniently located at Lewis Main, can open up to a large outdoor patio. Floor-to-ceiling windows on the back wall offer plenty of natural light and create a great environment for your event. 

Russell Landing Bistro
8981 American Lake Ave., Lewis North
Russell Landing Bistro is located along the shores of American Lake at Lewis North. With serene views and a large outdoor patio, the bistro is a favorite of many for smaller events. 

Eagle’s Pride conference space
1530 Mounts Rd., I-5 Exit 116
Located at Eagle’s Pride Golf Course, the event space is separate from the clubhouse and is situated just off of the finishing hole. The space also features a covered outdoor patio and fireplaces that overlook the 18th green.

Holiday Park Pavilion
Holiday Park, McChord Field
The enclosed pavilion features a double hexagon with high ceilings of natural wood and two fireplaces. A kitchen with service windows into each area and an outdoor barbecue grill also can be utilized.

Nelson Recreation Center ballroom
3168 2nd Division Dr., Lewis Main
The ballroom is available for unit parties, ceremonies and other functions. 

In order to host an event, you must have a COVID mitigation plan that is approved by Preventive Medicine. The above facilities have the same usage fee of $100*, which covers a single four-hour period during the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Those in charge of hosting an event are responsible for set up and tear down of rooms (all tables and chairs must be set up and broken down by those using the event space). All items need to be returned to proper storage areas at the completion of the event. *Valid as of Feb. 1; subject to change without notice.

Centralized Catering

Our catering staff is committed to helping you create the events you envision. Your dedicated catering consultant will meet with you every step of the way as you plan your event ­—whether it’s a casual reception, full-service fine dining or something in between.

American Lake Conference Center
Located on the serene banks of American Lake and boasting exquisite landscaping, American Lake Conference Center offers guests a place to gather and celebrate. The facility provides sweeping views of the lake from upper and lower banquet rooms, seating areas for relaxation and conversation and a large pavilion with a fire pit for your outdoor gatherings.

McChord Club
We can help you plan an event or party that reflects your style and fits within your budget. Host your unit or squadron holiday party with us! We can accommodate both small, intimate gatherings and large groups with fully catered, sit-down dining or casual buffet.

Call Centralized Catering at 253-966-4998 to get your unit function started today! Email:usarmy.jblm.id-readiness.list.dfmwr-centralized-catering@mail.mil.

Unit Funds

Having a unit/squadron function? Unit Funds can be easily transferred to the MWR facility you reserve.

Unit funds are nonappropriated funds provided for the entertainment, recreation and comfort of the personnel of the units/squadron.

Benefits must be equally provided to all personnel of the unit/squadron.

Unit funds may be carried over from one year to the next and do not expire at the end of a fiscal year.

Requirements to establish and maintain your Unit funds account:

1. Yearly Strength Report
2. DA 1687 Signature Card for authorized custodians
3. Assumption of Command Orders

Guidance on authorized use and instructions on how to 
obtain funds can be found in the Memorandum of Instruction for Unit funds.

For more information and forms visit:
JBLMmwr.com/programs/unit-funds

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