Feb 20

February 20, 2018

Annual March to Fight Hunger – 16Mar18

The Colorado National Guard cares about our community, and this team building & spiritual fitness event will be a great way to show our support for those who are hurting in our neighborhood! Please bring nonperishable food donations and personal products that are in high demand (peanut butter, canned fruit, canned ravioli, canned soup, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, ketchup, mustard, etc.) to the following collection points: Denver Armory AASF (on BAFB) JFHQ Northern CO Springs Readiness Center RTI Join us as we impact the community! All CONG…

Posted in Community Event, Service Projects

Feb 22

February 22, 2018

DAV Recruit Military Veterans Job Fair – 19Apr18

DAV is committed to ensuring that Veterans have the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to competitively enter the job market and secure meaningful employment. Recruit Military seeks to help organizations excel by attracting, appreciating, and retaining America’s best talent – its Veterans! Take advantage of this upcoming Job Fair where companies are ready to hire Veterans! WHEN: Thursday, April 19 – 11am-3pm WHERE: Sports Authority Field at Mile High (1701 Bryant St, Denver, CO 80204) REGISTER: https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/denver-veterans-job-fair-april-19-2018

Posted in Employment

Feb 21

February 21, 2018

My Training Hub via Military OneSource

Did you know that Military OneSource offers free training through My Training Hub? My Training Hub is a web-based training site that provides self-directed, user-focused courses on quality-of-life topics for military families and useful information for the service providers who support them. It’s accessible 24/7, anywhere with an internet connection. VisitMy Training Hub https://www.militaryonesource.mil/web/mos/training-resources to view the latest course offerings on topics such as: Financial Readiness: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/financial-readiness Five courses outline the fundamentals of money management and investment strategies, for service members…

Posted in Government Resource, Training

Feb 21

February 21, 2018

Healthy Habits of Emotional Well-being Twitter Chat – 22Feb18

Give an Hour and Change Direction will be hosting a series of twitter chats to start an online conversation about our Healthy Habits of Emotional Well-being tool. We invite you to participate in our first chat of the series on Twitter, February 22nd at 11am at twitter.com/GiveAnHour. Our partner, Guard your Health @ARNGHealth, will be co-hosting with us to discuss the first step in maintaining healthy habits: Take Care or Taking Care of You. What are the Healthy Habits? Healthy Emotional…

Posted in Health

Feb 20

February 20, 2018

Recruit Military Virtual Career Fair – 27Feb18

Looking for new or better employment? Recruit Military is hosting a Virtual Career Fair next week. Connect directly with employers from anywhere | FAQs for Job Seekers Often fast turn-around time from interview to hiring Fast & easy way to learn about jobs open NOW and education options for veterans

Posted in Employment

Feb 20

February 20, 2018

Youth Leadership Summit – 24Feb18

El Paso County is offering a free leadership summit hosted by the CSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. Saturday, February 24 – 10am-4pm El Paso County Transportation Complex, Colorado Springs The Youth Leadership Summit highlights the following topics: Youth-led learning environments Youth voice and advocacy Youth-adult partnerships Communication skills Diversity and accepting differences Youth facilitated meetings and activities Register by sending an email to csu4h@elpasoco.com or calling 719-520-7685.

Posted in Child and Youth, Teen Leadership

Feb 20

February 20, 2018

Babysitting Certification Class – 3Mar18

Have a teenager in need of babysitter certification? The Child & Youth Program is offering a  FREE class for Guard Youth, ages 12+. For more information or to register, contact Lance Ellis at lance.k.ellis2.ctr@mail.mil. Thank you for your interest in getting youth ages 12 – 18 trained as babysitters! Saturday, March 3, 2018, 0900 – 1530 (9 am – 3:30 pm) CO National Guard Family Program Office, 12200 E Briarwood Ave., Centennial, CO 80112 INFORMATION ABOUT THE TRAINING AND WHAT IS COVERED:…

Posted in Child and Youth

Feb 15

February 15, 2018

IT Training Information Session – 21Feb18

Interested in a career in Information Technology? Discover Goodwill is hosting A+, Network+, and Security+ certification training. Visit the information session for more information: February 21, 5:30pm Discover Goodwill: 1460 Garden of the Gods Road, CO Springs, CO 80907 Call 719-381-9463 for more information COST: Security+ is FREE due to Google grant (12-week program, 20 hours/week) – Information about the grant can be found at https://www.csbj.com/2018/01/10/goodwill-gets-grant-to-provide-it-training/ and an informative video can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=uF2u2x05Yss A+ and Network+ fee depends on income and…

Posted in Education, Training

Feb 15

February 15, 2018

Blended Retirement System Webinar – 27Feb18

The Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness is hosting this Blended Retirement System webinar: Tuesday, February 27 12pm-1pm The new #BlendedRetirement System officially launched on Jan. 1, 2018. Please save the date and join our webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 2pm EST as Mr. Andy Corso, the Assistant Director of Military Compensation Policy, presents on a wide variety of Blended Retirement System topics including: • BRS basics • Opt-in eligibility and requirements • TSP account options • Matching and automatic…

Posted in Community Event, Training

Feb 15

February 15, 2018

Take Charge of Your Finances – Dynamic Group Discussion

  Take Charge of Your Finances Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, 8-9 p.m. ET Wednesday and Feb. 21, 2018, 2-3 p.m. ET Facilitated by: Fred Koch, MS, AFC, CCRR Military OneSource is pleased to offer dynamic group discussions where you can see, text and chat with licensed counselors and a small group of other service members and their families online. Join our discussion led by a financial counselor and get tips how to balance your budget, save for major purchases and…

Posted in Community Event, Military OneSource, Relationships, Training