Apr 25

April 25, 2018

Armed Forces Recognition Luncheon

The 42nd Annual Armed Forces Recognition Luncheon honors all military personnel, active duty, National Guard and Reserve, from throughout the Denver Metro area, May 4, 2018. An awardee will selected from three junior enlisted finalists of each service, by component, and a civilian in the community who has made extraordinary contributions to the military. The keynote speaker is Brig. Gen. (retired) Ronald L. Huntley, former commander, Aerospace Data Facility – Colorado. Date: May 4, 2018 Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30…

Posted in Community Event, Military Appreciation

Apr 25

April 25, 2018

Protected: Photos from The Island 2018

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Posted in Child and Youth, Fun!

Apr 24

April 24, 2018

IT Training Information Session – 8May18

Interested in a career in Information Technology? Discover Goodwill is hosting A+, Network+, and Security+ certification training. Attend the upcoming information session for more information: May 8 at 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…

Posted in Education, Employment, Training

Apr 24

April 24, 2018

Career Readiness Counselor in Centennial, CO

Interested in helping Guard Members and their Families find meaningful employment? The Career Readiness Counselor position might be right for you! To apply, visit http://www.csflcareers.com/contact.html to fill out the interest form, and send your resume to csfljobs@patriotenterprisesllc.com. DUTIES INCLUDE   Provide one-on-one assistance to Service Members and their families including resume review, interview skills, job search assistance and personal contact with local employer Provide encouragement, career mentoring and job counseling Provide briefings and support at RSP drills to include Financial Literacy…

Posted in Employment

Apr 24

April 24, 2018

Youth Leadership Forum

Calling all National Guard teens! Our Youth Program is hosting a Youth Leadership Forum to foster personal growth through self-discovery and experiential learning opportunities to help individuals as they identify and embrace their strengths. June 1-3 Ages 13-18 Ponderosa Retreat Center Larkspur, CO Focus areas include Resilience Connection Empowerment Communication Action For more information, contact Kymberly: Kymberly Wheeler Colorado National Guard Child and Youth Program Coordinator Cognitive Professional Services – Contractor 9510 Voyager Parkway Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Office: 720-250-1412 Cell:…

Posted in Child and Youth, Teen Leadership

Apr 20

April 20, 2018

Earth Day Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Thursday, April 26 from 8am-2pm William Reed Special Events Center – Fort Carson, CO Fort Carson is hosting a free household hazardous waste collection event April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the parking lot west of the William “Bill” Reed Special Events Center, Building 1829, as part of the national Earth Day observance. The Fort Carson community is encouraged to participate in reducing expensive landfill waste, preventing pollution and helping the installation get one step closer to…

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Apr 20

April 20, 2018

Celebrating Gratitude – Letter Writing Campaign

Celebrating Gratitude: Making the Connection Between the Gift of Freedom and Those Who Worked to Provide It Please join the Celebrating Gratitude Committee of Northern Colorado in expressing our heartfelt gratitude to Veterans this Memorial Day weekend! Visit http://www.celebratinggratitude.org for more information. We encourage you and the people you know to join the community in celebrating gratitude in several ways: If you are an individual: 1.    Write a personal letter of gratitude to a specific veteran you know. Deliver the letter…

Posted in Community Event, Military Appreciation

Apr 20

April 20, 2018

Baby Expo at Fort Carson – 16May18

Wednesday, May 16 from 10am-3:30pm Fort Carson Special Events Center – 6550 Specker Ave, Fort Carson FREE event for Soldiers and their Families in Colorado Springs who are planning a family, expecting a little one, or parents of newborns. On-site registration for the CDC and WIC available. For more information, contact the Fort Carson ACS: 719-526-4590.  

Posted in Community Event, Parenting

Apr 19

April 19, 2018

Warrior Poets: Poetry Workshop for Military and Veterans

April is National Poetry Month, and the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center at Colorado College is honoring our heroes by offering a poetry workshop geared toward those who have served. This workshop uses a myriad of strategies to enable those who have served to express complex emotions clearly and succinctly, accurately communicating their unique experienced and personal truths. Saturday, April 21 from 6:30pm-8:30pm Bemis School of Art at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College Free for veterans and…

Posted in Community Event, Military Appreciation

Apr 18

April 18, 2018

Military Spouse Employment Symposium

May 9, 2018 MOAA Symposium for Military Spouse Employment 8:30am – 9:00am   Registration & LinkedIn photos 9:15am – 10:15am    Real Spouses; Real Stories 10:15am – 11:00am  Networking your way to employment 11:00am – 11:45am  LinkedIn – Best Practices 11:45am -12:30pm  Lunch & Guest Speaker 12:30pm – 1:50pm  Resume Development Register at https://www.cvent.com/events/military-spouse-symposium-colorado-springs-co/r egistration-5f104a2fe8a044139377c114e9b9a7ff.aspx?fqp=true. Link to event via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/789970477865259/ Please contact Ms. Sargent with questions: Rhonda E. Sargent Community Readiness Consultant, Employment Manager Airman & Family Readiness Center – Peterson AFB, CO 719-556-6141 rhonda.sargent.1@us.af.mil

Posted in Employment