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3/25/20 COVID-19 Response Update 
At a Special Meeting of the McLean Community Center (MCC) Governing Board today, the Board unanimously voted to cancel all Center-sponsored activities in the months of April and May, including McLean Day 2020. The action came in response to the recommendations of MCC Executive Director George Sachs, who cited the ongoing Centers for Disease Control and Fairfax County Health Department guidelines concerning large gatherings. McLean Day, the center’s largest event, typically draws approximately 10,000 participants.

Absentee voting for the MCC 2020 Governing Board Election, currently underway, will continue through 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13. The McLean Day in-person voting, stipulated in the Center’s Memorandum of Understanding, will be held at MCC, 1234 Ingleside Ave., as scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 16. Questions? Please call the Center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711.

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Give Back to the Community!

Run for A Seat on MCC’s 2020-2021 Governing Board


The McLean Community Center is looking for district residents to serve on its Governing Board. The Board, which is composed of volunteers elected by the community, sets policy, approves budgets and provides general oversight for Center programs and facilities. Board members have a unique opportunity to improve the quality of life for district residents.


Three adult board seats and two youth board seats (youths must be 15-17 years old by McLean Day, May 16, 2020).

Term of Office:

Adults serve a 3-year term; youths serve a 1-year term.


All candidates must be residents of the Center’s tax district (Small District 1A-Dranesville District). One youth candidate from the area served by Langley High School will be elected and one youth candidate from the area served by McLean High School will be elected. Youth candidates need not attend these schools, but must run for the seat representing the area where they live.

Candidate Petition:

Each candidate must obtain ten (10) signatures of endorsement from district residents and submit information about his or her candidacy for publication. For a youth candidate, the ten (10) required signatures must also be from youths living in her or his high school area. Candidates are required to pick up their packets in person during office hours. Please bring a photo ID with you. Candidate Petition Packets are available for pickup beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21, at: 

McLean Community Center
1234 Ingleside Ave.
McLean, VA, 22101 


Completed Candidate Petitions must be returned to MCC no later than 5 p.m., on Friday, March 13.

Residents of the Center’s tax district may vote for Board members on McLean Day, Saturday, May 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lewinsville Park, or by absentee ballot from Wednesday, March 18, through Wednesday, May 13. Adults vote for adult candidates only, and youths vote for youth candidates only.


For more information, call the Center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or email: elections@mcleancenter.org