Oct 30

October 30, 2018

Foundation Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed to help with various CONG Foundation events throughout the year: Poker Run Golf Tournament Santa Shop If you can help, let us know! www.surveymonkey.com/r/CONGFoundationVolunteers

Posted in Service Projects

Oct 26

October 26, 2018

Denver Homeless Veterans Stand Down – 8Nov18

Thursday, November 8 from 8am-2:30pm Colorado National Guard Armory – 5275 Franklin St, Denver, CO 80216 Bus services will be provided from St Francis Center & Samaritan House hourly from 7:30am-1:30pm and from the Denver VA Medical Center at 10:30am & 11:30am. This year, the bus will also stop at MLK Library (9898 E Colfax, Aurora) at 7am and the Lakewood Elks Lodge (1455 Newland St, Lakwood) at 8am. Disability claims Employment services Housing referrals Legal services Medical services Veterinary…

Posted in Community Event, Family Assistance

Oct 26

October 26, 2018

Soldiers’ Angels Mobile Food Distribution – 2Nov18

Soldiers’ Angels Hunger Relief Program will be hosting a Mobile Food Distribution to supply low income Veterans with food. Friday, November 2 from 11:30am-1:30pm Elks Lodge (3690 S Jason St, Englewood, CO 80110) Registration is required to participate: https://soldiersangels.formstack.com/forms/denvermfd_1118 

Posted in Community Event, Family Assistance, Food

Oct 24

October 24, 2018

Denver Veterans Day Parade, Festival, and 5K/10K Run

Saturday, November 10, 2018 PARADE   10 am – 12 pm Starting at Colfax & Bannock and ending at Civic Center Park, come salute our local heroes and show your pride and patriotism. Denver’s parade presents wars from throughout our Nation’s history.   MORE > FESTIVAL   12 – 3 pm • Following the Parade in Civic Center Park Join local Veterans organizations and supporters immediately following the Parade at Civic Center Park. This family-friendly event offers FREE admission, a music stage, kids & family activities, military displays,…

Posted in Community Event, Military Appreciation

Oct 24

October 24, 2018

5th Annual Veterans’ Appreciation Dinner & Concert – 3Nov18

Operation One Nation is offering its 5th Annual Veterans’ Appreciation Dinner, Concert, and Silent Auction. Music will be provided by Dakota Blonde and dinner is catered by Romano’s Italian Restaurant.  Saturday, November 3 from 5pm-8pm Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E Hampden Ave, Cherry Hills Village, CO The silent auction will raise funds to support Veterans and Military Families. Veterans and kids under 12 eat free. For others, please consider a $10 suggested donation. To RSVP or for more information, email…

Posted in Community Event, Military Appreciation

Oct 18

October 18, 2018

Military Spouse Hiring Reception – 6Nov18

Join Hiring our Heroes for a special catered networking reception for all military spouses, Gold Star spouses, military members, employers, and service organizations. Penrose House Conference Center – 1661 Mesa Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 Tuesday, November 6 from 5pm-7pm Professional Headshots, if your LinkedIn profile picture needs an update (FREE!) Register at https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/military-spouse-hiring-reception-colorado-springs-co to reserve your slot at this excellent networking event!  

Posted in Employment

Oct 17

October 17, 2018

Challenge Aspen Military Opportunities – Winter ’18-’19

Retreats are open to any veteran or active duty member diagnosed with a physical and/or cognitive disability. CAMO pays for travel, lodging, professional ski/snowboard instruction, equipment rentals, lift tickets and most meals. Retreats are open to 10 or 12 participants. CAMO is hosting 8 open enrollment retreats! Retreats you can sign up for now:     Sarah Williams Volf Memorial Women’s Mountain Retreat December 1st – 6th, 2018   Learn to Ski/Snowboard/Skibike I December 10th – 15th, 2018   Couples Retreat I January…

Posted in Fun!, Military Appreciation, Sports Activities

Oct 17

October 17, 2018

Join the Conversation about the Experience of War

Are you a civilian interested in learning more about the experience of veterans in conflict and at home? Or are you a U.S. military veteran, refugee, or immigrant who has experience in conflict? Please join us for Still Coming Home: Conversations about the Experience of War. In collaboration with the Denver Veterans Writers Workshop, Colorado Humanities collected creative writing by Denver-area writers in the recently published anthology Still Coming Home: Denver Veterans Writing, which will be provided as a shared text to foster conversation. Talk with the authors, editors, and other community members…

Posted in Community Event

Oct 16

October 16, 2018

DAV Recruit Military Veterans Job Fair – 1Nov18

Attend this free hiring event where companies are hiring Veterans, transitioning Military Personnel, National Guard Members, Reserve Members, and Military Spouses! Thursday, November 1, 11am-3pm 1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO 80909 To register or for more details, visit RecruitMilitary.com/ColoradoSprings.

Posted in Employment

Oct 12

October 12, 2018

Buckley AFB offers NAF Job Fair – 19Oct18

The 460 FSS will be holding its first NAF Job Fair on Friday, 19 October from 0900-1200 at the Panther Den. Bring a copy of your resume, and be prepared to interview on the spot with Hiring Managers. The following FSS hiring facilities will be represented: Child Development Centers (A-Basin and Crested Butte), Lodging, Community Center, Fitness Center, Outdoor Rec, ITT, and Youth Programs. Please submit your application online prior to the Job Fair. You can apply online at www.NAFJobs.org. This event is open to all…

Posted in Employment