Latest Updates

  • Join Your R&W Association for FREE Today!

    Your employee Recreation & Welfare Association is totally devoted to employee recreation and welfare!  JOIN TODAY – IT’S FREE!  We offer HHS employees like you exciting benefits through our membership program.  Our exclusive member benefits range from dynamic programming and events, an online bimonthly EMagazine, exclusive discounts and Read more »
  • Subscribe to R&W’s Weekly eNews for the Latest Events and Special Offers!

    Be the first to hear about upcoming events, R&W store specials, travel opportunities, special ticket offers, early bird offers and much more!  Everyone is welcome to join and membership is not required to receive R&W emails.  Subscribe to R&W Emails. Read more »
  • Shop for a Cause

    You know that you can find great deals on this site for everything from tickets to sporting events, to shoes, to small appliances, to...well, you get the picture.  But did you know that when you make a purchase on FedESP.com you are helping to support three NIH charities?  That’s right, every time you make a purchase on the Deals page, buy Read more »
  • Order NIH Business Cards Online

    Ordering is now Faster, Cheaper and Easier!  Our new online printing service provides full-color business cards set up to NIH standards (40+ NIH logos are available) as well as personalized notepads and sticky notes.  Select from glossy or matte cards and add a desk business card holder for just $7!  Order today! Read more »
  • August – September R&W Seminars

    Four Cornerstones of Your Financial Future – August 12th – 12:15pm – 1:15pm – Bldg. 31A Rm. 2 and September 3rd – 12pm – 1pm – Rockledge II Rm. 9112/9116 – Learn strategies you can use that can help you feel more confident about reaching your financial goals; tips on how aligning four key concepts -- cash management, protection, investing, and Read more »
  • Special Savings on GEICO Auto Insurance

    Hello Mate! At GEICO, we are proud to join with organizations that enrich the lives of their members. When NIH R&W agreed to work with us to offer you special savings on GEICO auto insurance, we couldn’t wait to pass the news on to you. To find out how much more you could be saving, visit www.geico.com/fed/nihr&w or call Read more »
  • Save up to 26% at your Favorite Restaurant

    Going out to dinner?  Why pay full price?  Raise has gift cards to all for your favorite restaurants and new customers save even more: $5 off $75 New Customer Coupon w/ code RAISE75AF Check out the deals below.... RESTURANTS: Up to 15% off Starbucks gift cards Up to 20% off Olive Garden gift cards Up to 4% off Whole Foods gift Read more »
  • Features and Special Offers

    A select preview of the many articles and offers that can save you money….just follow the links below. "Travel Now, Pay Later" / "Health Insurance for Pets" / "Sprint’s New ‘Framily Plans’ Offers Big Savings" / "Not a Bionic Vacation Planner? It’s Okay" / "Leisure Travel Discounts on Rental Cars" Read more »
  • Kings Dominion – Tickets Discount

    Kings Dominion Turns Back the Clock For the Park’s 40 Year Celebration This year Kings Dominion celebrates 40 years by going old school! This year you can expect the return of the park’s classic blue ice cream; a reintroduction of the park’s original classic midway, Candy Apple Grove; Safari Village; the popular singing mushrooms as well as Read more »
  • Six Flags – Online Days Discount

    It’s Time to Let the Good Times Roll at Six Flags America New to Six Flags America is a Mardi Gras section of the park with two new rides; Ragin’ Cajun, a spinning, fast-track roller coaster and French Quarter Flyers, a family-friendly flying ride. The Mardi Gras area is a celebration of culture and entertainment themed after the energy and Read more »
  • Visit Hershey Park for Less

    Hershey Park has been the most popular park the R&W has offered tickets to over the past few years. From fun rides like Sooperdooperlooper to family friendly environment such as seeing chocolate made at Chocolate World, viewing over 200 animals in ZooAmerica, and relaxing your cares away at The Boardwalk. New this year, are the kid’s ride Read more »
  • 18th Annual Comcast Free Outdoor Film Festival: August 15th – 17th

    The movie line-up has been announced for the 17th Annual Comcast Film Festival which will take place for three nights from Friday, August 15th – Sunday, August 17th and it’s going to be another GREAT event!  This year’s festival has relocated to the MCPS Board of Education at 850 Hungerford Dr in Rockville, MD.  The location was once the site Read more »
  • Mark Your Calendar For The Institute Relay

    On Your Mark, Get Set…Go!  It’s time for the 31st NIH Institute Challenge Relay.  The NIH Recreation and Welfare Association, members of the original NIH Health Angels and the Division of Amenities and Transportation Services of ORS, are excited to invite you to this year’s relay.  Can your team unseat “NIA Baltimore A Team” as the fastest Read more »
  • Are You Ready For Some Football? Washington Redskins Ticket Auction

    After a season filled with drama Washington is looking towards a season of new beginnings. A new coach in Jay Gruden, a new offensive weapon in DeSean Jackson, and an expected bounce back season for QB Robert Griffin III, have fans eyeing the top of the NFC East once again. The R&W will be holding an email auction, August 4-6, for Read more »
  • Send a Kid to Camp Fantastic – Special Love, Inc.

    Children with cancer have to grow up much too fast. They feel different from other children and many miss out on activities that healthy children experience daily. This was the reason Special Love was created. Special Love programs, including Camp Fantastic, offer children with cancer the chance to jump, play, explore, laugh, swim and make Read more »
  • The NIH Farmers Market Tuesdays at Bldg. 31

    The NIH Farmers Market takes place every Tuesday from 10am - 2pm on the Bldg. 31A patio.  The market will take place every Tuesday through October.  In addition to Upper Crust Bakery, we will have a variety of different merchants including Just Peachy Organics, All Things Olive, Wilhoit’s Roasted Nuts, and Pearl Fine Teas.  In June Licking Read more »
  • NIH Federal Credit Union – coming soon to Fisher Lane

    The NIHFCU is proud to announce the upcoming opening of its latest paperless branch on August 11, 2014 bringing a new level of banking convenience to the NIH workforce and the entire local healthcare and biomedical community. The new branch, accompanied by an ATM, will be located in the lobby of the new NIAID facility at 5601 Fishers Lane in Read more »
  • Washington Capitals 2014-15 Tickets Sale – September 17th

    Caps fans, after an off-season that saw an extreme makeover NHL front office edition, we are only two months away from the start of the 2014-15 NHL season.  The R&W will have SEVEN tickets to every home game, choose from 4 seats (sold as pairs of 2) in Section 409, Row A, and 3 seats in Section 409, Row F.  This year the Caps will also Read more »
  • NIH Safety, Health & Wellness Day – August 27th

    The NIH Safety, Health and Wellness Day will be held Wednesday, August 27th, rain or shine, at Natcher Conference Center from 10am - 2pm.  Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the activities and learn about safety, health and wellness opportunities at the NIH.  The Office of Research Services, Office of Research Facilities, NIH Occupational Read more »
  • R&W Dry Cleaning Service

    The R&W has begun a new dry cleaning service that is available at the R&W stores in Bldg. 31, Bldg. 10 CRC, and Rockledge.  Dry cleaning will be picked-up from and delivered to the store every Monday and Thursday.  Laundry service will be $2.20 and dry cleaning will be $6.75 and up.  All customers will receive 10% off their dry Read more »