May 18

May 18, 2018

FREE Bandimere Speedway Tickets offered by USO Denver

Bandimere Speedway – 3051 S Rooney Rd, Morrison, CO 80465 Saturday, May 26 (Registration is open! First-come, First-served.) Greetings from USO Denver! We have tickets available for some of Bandimere Speedway’s Drag Racing Events this season! The first event is NEXT Saturday, May 26th the King Street/VDRA/Stick Shift/Pro Street Event. Please remember we ask that you are 100% able to attend, and be committed once you’ve registered for tickets (max 4 per family for these events). Please be sure to…

Posted in Community Event, Fun!, Military Appreciation

May 18

May 18, 2018

Military Appreciation Weekend at the Denver Aquarium!

Join us as we honor all branches of the military during this special weekend! Buy One Aquarium Exhibit Pass, Get One Free! 700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211 Friday, May 18 – Sunday, May 20 Valid for all military with an active military ID or VA ID card. Must purchase one Aquarium Exhibit Pass at regular price ($20.99) to get one of same or lesser value free. Aquarium Exhibit Pass includes access to the Adventure Exhibit only. Does not include…

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May 16

May 16, 2018

Mother & Child Tea Party – 9Jun18

Join us for the Joyce Bullard Mother & Child Tea Breakfast: a dress-up affair for sons and daughters to spend quality bonding time and make memories with mom. Saturday, June 9 from 9:30am-11am  Hotel Eleganté: 2886 S Circle Drive, CO Springs, CO 80906 Register online at www.ppymca.org/register.   **This is not an endorsement of any organization but is an item of general interest to members of the CONG.**

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May 16

May 16, 2018

Home Brew Competition sponsored by NGAUS

Calling all brewers! NGAUS is hosting a National Guard Home Brewing Competition for CONG, WYNG, and all Retirees of both organizations. The winning beers will be brewed by a Colorado craft brewery and served at the Governor’s Reception in Sculpture Park. Have questions? Want to compete? Contact Frank Vaughn at frank.vaughn@mile-hingaus2019.com by June 15.   **This is not an endorsement of any organization but is an item of general interest to members of the CONG.**

Posted in Community Event, Fun!

May 16

May 16, 2018

Soldier for Life K-12 Employer Day – 7Jun18

Six Colorado Springs school districts are looking for transitioning Service Members, Veterans, and Family Members to fill over 200 positions, including teachers, classified/paraprofessional, substitutes, food services, school nurses, counselors, security officers, building technicians, mechanics, IT, HR, and administration. Thursday, June 7 from 10am-1pm Fort Carson, 1626 Elwell St, Bldg 6236

Posted in Employment

May 15

May 15, 2018

Mastering the Military Lifestyle – 22May18

May 22 from 4pm-6pm Peterson AFB – Airman and Family Readiness Center, Bldg 350, Room 1016 Learn techniques for mastering marriage in the military, including the three “C”s of communication. Service Members and Spouses from all branches are invited to attend. Questions? Contact Nona Daugherty at 719-556-9264 or nona.daugherty@us.af.mil.

Posted in Communication, Relationships

May 11

May 11, 2018

Military Spouse Appreciation Day – 11May18

On Military Spouse Appreciation Day we honor the contributions and sacrifices made by military spouses. Their commitment and support help to keep our country safe. America’s military spouses are the backbone of the families who support our troops during mission, deployment, reintegration and reset. Military spouses are silent heroes who are essential to the strength of the nation, and they serve our country just like their loved ones. In celebration of Military Spouse Appreciation Day, the armed forces have special events and programs to inform,…

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May 11

May 11, 2018

The Ridiculously Patriotic Run – 30Jun18

Plan to participate in this inaugural fun run: The Ridiculously Patriotic Run Saturday, June 30 at 7am Lone Tree, CO 4-mile & 1-mile Fun Run Patriotic Costume Contest with Cash Prize Family-Friendly Event Pre-registered Participants Receive a T-shirt, Finisher’s Medal, Race Bib, & Race Bag Register online at www.freedomfourmiler.com. Hosted by Colorado Veterans Project, 501(c)(3). Proceeds and donations contribute to awareness for Veterans and Veteran Organizations. *This is not an endorsement of any organization but an item of general interest…

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May 11

May 11, 2018

Denver Combined Career Fair – 18May18

Colorado Career Project is hosting a Career Fair with up to 75 major employers. Visit www.gatewaynews.org/ccp/register to register. Friday, May 18 from 9am-12pm 11194 E 45th Ave, Denver, CO 80239   **This is not an endorsement of any organization but is an item of general interest to members of the CONG.**

Posted in Employment

May 10

May 10, 2018

Mental Health Recovery Celebration – 21May18

Monday, May 21 from 3pm-5pm Denver VA Hospital Auditorium (Basement) Learn about mental health resources for Veterans and their supporters Network with other Veterans, supporters, and community partners

Posted in Health