Sep 18

September 18, 2018

No More Secrets – Mental Health Symposium, 5-6Oct18

No More Secrets aims to combat mental-health stigma in local communities and connect individuals and families with the resources they need. This symposium is FREE and lunch is provided. To register, visit namicoloradosprings.org or call 719-473-8477. Breakouts offered on the following topics: The many faces of depression Inside opioid addiction A deeper faith Standing firm on shaky ground The truth about trauma The LGBTQ disconnect The crisis system: A guided tour Now in its second year, the No More Secrets symposium aims…

Posted in Community Event, Health

Sep 18

September 18, 2018

Senator Bennet’s Staff Holding Office Hours in Aurora – 9Oct18

Do you need help with the IRS, Social Security Administration, VA, or another federal agency? Do you have a suggestion for an action Congress could take to help your family or community? If so, then I invite you to meet with Constituent Advocate, Kwon Atlas, on Tuesday, October 9 in Arapahoe County. Kwon will be meeting one-on-one with constituents at the Mission Viejo Library Community Room (15324 E. Hampden Circle) in Aurora from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. I encourage…

Posted in Community Event, Government Resource, Legal

Sep 14

September 14, 2018

Empowering Independence: Your Life Your Way – 25Sep18

What: FREE session to assist in de-mystifying the myths and misconceptions of reverse mortgage, including downsizing tips What to consider when downsizing What is the process of downsizing Identifying the pitfalls of downsizing The ins and outs of reverse mortgages Learn about little-known and under-utilized senior financing programs When: Tuesday, September 25, 1:30pm-3:30pm Where: Discover Goodwill – 1460 Garden of the Gods Road, CO Springs, CO 80907 RSVP: Contact Kristin Amundson by September 24 at 719-635-0616 or kamundson@discovermygoodwill.org. Light refreshments will…

Posted in Community Event, Education, Finances, Housing

Sep 14

September 14, 2018

Northern Colorado Veterans Resource Center – Grand Opening 21Sep18

Join us at the Grand Opening for the newest addition to serve Service Members, Veterans, and Families: the Northern Colorado Veterans Resource Center. Friday, September 21 at 2pm Northern Colorado Veterans Resource Center 4650 West 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80634 Door prizes and a silent auction will be available.  

Posted in Community Event, Community Resource

Sep 13

September 13, 2018

4th Annual Veterans Expo & Networking Event – 21Sep18

Aurora Veterans Forum presents the 4th Annual Veterans Expo & Networking Event. Veterans, Supporters, and Community Providers are welcome! Friday, September 21 Information Session – 10:30am-12pm Networking Session – 12:30pm-2pm Food/refreshments will be provided.

Posted in Community Event

Sep 12

September 12, 2018

Operation Future Forces – 22Sep18

USO Denver is supporting Operation Future Forces (OFF) on September 22 at Buckley AFB. All military youth ages 7-15 (all branches and components) are invited to participate in a mock deployment, pre-registration is required. These youth will be involved with an in-processing line, a swear-in, basic training, technical training, come face-to-face with combatants during a humanitarian mission, and come home to a hero’s welcome. This provides an opportunity for military children to experience the sacrifices unique to deployments, exercises, and…

Posted in Child and Youth, Fun!

Sep 11

September 11, 2018

TopGolf Tournament, courtesy of USO Denver, 13Sep18

A few additional spaces are available for military members, military spouses, and retirees to join us at TopGolf on September 13th from 12pm-4pm for lunch and two TopGolf tournaments. These are pre-paid sponsored spaces for military to participate at our annual fundraising event. No cost to you to come, eat lunch, and play, and there’s no obligation to participate in the auction. Note: Clubs are available but players can bring their own. Approximately 30 minutes of warm up time. 2…

Posted in Community Event, Fun!, Military Appreciation

Sep 11

September 11, 2018

USO Tour Streaming Live with Florida Georgia Line and More! 12Sep18 at 6pm

On September 12 at 6pm MST, the USO will bring a first-of-its-kind, live entertainment tour to Service Members, their Families, and Americans worldwide. Since World War II, USO shows have connected Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen to family, home, and country by bringing them morale-boosting entertainment no matter where they are. This time, you’re invited! We’re bringing you the biggest and most exclusive USO experience with live performances from Florida Georgia Line, actor-comedian Adam Devine, and Celebrity Chef…

Posted in Community Event, Military Appreciation

Sep 7

September 7, 2018

SECO offers events for Military Spouses in September

Ask the Expert Chat: Choosing a School or Changing Schools – What Should I Know? Military spouses are invited to connect with SECO Career Coaches during the “Ask the Expert Chat: Choosing a School or Changing Schools – What Should I Know?” presentations commencing on Wednesday, September 12th and continuing through Friday, September 14th. Career coaches will be available to address your education questions and help you find a school that’s right for you! Come and learn tips from the experts…

Posted in Education, Employment, Military OneSource

Sep 6

September 6, 2018

Nominations Needed for Exceptional Contributors to Family Readiness

We need your help! Nominations are needed for those who’ve made exceptional contributions to Family Readiness in the CO Army National Guard this past year. Complete the survey by October 15 for your nominations to be considered: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/COARNG2018AwardNominations. As an incentive to participate, anyone making a nomination will be entered to win a $25 Walmart gift card. Each year, Commanders, Family Readiness Group (FRG) Leaders, 1SGs/CSMs, Military Points of Contact (MPOCs), and Family Readiness Groups are nominated for their stellar performance and the impact…

Posted in Military Appreciation