Jan 18

January 18, 2017

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Military OneSource Tax Assistance

You could pay for financial counseling, tax consultations or tax software, but why? Military OneSource offers free tax consultation and electronic filing to eligible service and family members. Military OneSource offers valuable tools and information to ease your tax-time worries. Highlights Free tax preparation and filing services for eligible service members and their families to complete and electronically file their federal and up to three state tax returns with the support and experience of tax experts Specialized support from a Military…

Posted in Finances, Military OneSource

Jan 17

January 17, 2017

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Military OneSource Stress Release Resources

Health and Wellness Coaching – A Military OneSource health and wellness coach can assist in making a plan before or during those life transitions when  adapting to changes such as deployment, moving, becoming a new parent or retirement.  Health and wellness coaches provide information, support, encouragement and accountability on specific topics, including tress management, weight management, fitness, nutrition, health condition management and life transitions. Caution-www.militaryonesource.mil/confidential-help/specialty-consultation?content_id=282322 < Caution-http://www.militaryonesource.mil/confidential-help/specialty-consultation?content_id=282322> Non-medical counseling – The Department of Defense makes free, confidential non-medical counseling available to service…

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Jan 17

January 17, 2017

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Boots, Brews and Bucks

Boots, Brews & Bucks Conversations about Financial Wellness Brought to you by: Mt. Carmel Financial Education Partners Red Leg Brewing Company Pikes Peak Workforce Center Join us at Red Leg Brewing Company 4630 Forge Rd, Suite B Colorado Springs, CO 80907 February 7th 5:00 – 7:00 pm Topics for Conversation:  Understanding Credit  Paying Off Debt First five to register at the door with a friend receive a door prize! **This is not an endorsement but an item of…

Posted in Community Resource, Finances

Jan 17

January 17, 2017

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Military Spouse Bootcamp

If you are the spouse of an active duty service member or veteran and you are unemployed or underemployed, you’re not alone. According to a recent report from the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, the unemployment rate for military spouses is 3 times higher than their civilian counterparts. Of those spouses who work, one-third report they are underemployed based on their educational background. To make matters worse, employed active duty military spouses earn roughly 38% less…

Posted in Community Resource, Employment

Jan 12

January 12, 2017

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Vets on Ice: Free day of Fishing

Who: Vets On Ice hosted by Patriot Anglers What: Free day of Fishing When: Saturday, January 28, 2017 8:00 a.m. Where: Dowdy Lake, Red Feather Lakes, Colo. Equipment and Lunch provided. See flyer for more information. Patriot Anglers Parker, CO 377 Patriot Anglers The Patriot Anglers  is a community of anglers and patriot supporters. We organize fishing expeditions throughout the year — on the ice, in the boat, and along the river –, … Next Meetup Vets On Ice 2017…

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Jan 12

January 12, 2017

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Need Tuition Money?

Education Foundation for the Colorado National Guard Need Tuition Money? www.EFCONG.org 303.909.6369 EFCONG is accepting applications for Spring semester from Dec. 15 and must be received by Feb. 1. Current and retired CONG members and their DEERS eligible dependents.  

Posted in Community Resource, Scholarships

Nov 9

November 9, 2016

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Media Contest Week #3

Join us in helping spread the word about our Holiday Programs! View information about our Santa Shop, Holiday Meal Assistance, and Adopt-a-Family Program HERE Each week, over the next 2 weeks, we will choose a lucky winner of a $25 gift card. Enter by Tweeting, Liking, Sharing, Following, and Commenting on our Social Media. Each action is one entry for up to 10 entries. Twitter – @CONGFamProgram Facebook – Colorado National Guard Family Program – @CONGFP Instagram – CONG_familyprogram LinkedIn – Colorado National Guard Family…

Posted in Communication, Fun!, Uncategorized

Nov 9

November 9, 2016

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Media Contest Winner Week #2

Congratulations! Ule Yule-Lee   Thank you everyone for participating. Stay tuned, a new contest week starts today. Remember the more you like, share, tweet, follow and comment the more chances you have to win.     EMAIL AMANDA AT AMANDA.M.BOWLAND.CIV@MAIL.MIL TO RECEIVE GIFT CARD.

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Nov 8

November 8, 2016

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White Fence Farm Thanksgiving

American Military Family and Friends – Please join us at White Fence Farm on Thanksgiving Day for a Delicious family style Chicken Dinner with all the fixings. See attached flyer

Posted in Communication, Fun!, Strong Bonds, Uncategorized

Nov 3

November 3, 2016