Sep 22

September 22, 2017

Hike for Hope 29SEP17, Red Rocks @ 6am – #BeThere

Annual Hike for Hope, Friday, September 29 – 0600 @ Red Rocks #BeThere

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Sep 22

September 22, 2017

September 21 – Pass it on!

Take a look at what’s happening at Fort Carson

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Sep 22

September 22, 2017

13th Annual Veterans Resource & Job Fair – 7OCT17

Humana, Colorado Crisis Center, the Department of Veterans Affairs & Cruisin’ 1430 present the 13th Annual Veterans Resource & Job Fair at the beautiful Hudson Gardens: 6115 S Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120 More than 75 exhibitors and employers ready to hire Veterans, Guard and Reserve Components, Active Duty Servicemembers and spouses! Featured Employer – Eastern Colorado VA Health Care System Hundreds of career opportunities for all Veterans: Bring your D0214, resume, and smile! Veteran-friendly commercial vendors and Veteran organization resource…

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Sep 22

September 22, 2017

USO Stuff the Truck Event – 29SEP17, 3:30pm-7:30pm

Friday, September 29, 3:30pm-7:30pm King Soopers: 15051 E 104th Ave, Commerce City, CO 80022 USO, in conjunction with King Soopers, is hosting a Stuff the Truck Event. The goal is to fill USO Denver Trucks with donated items: Dried Fruit/Raisins, Beef Jerky/Slim Jim’s, Granola/Cereal Bars, Fruit Cups/Apple Sauce, Jello/Pudding Cups, Nuts/Trail Mix, Fruit Snacks, Easy Mac Singles, Snack Cakes/Twinkies, Rice Krispie Treats, Cookies, Candy/Gum, Chips, Crackers/Cheez-Its, Chex Mix, Cracker Jack, Single-Serve Soups, Protein Bars, Bottled Water, Sports Drinks, Soda, and…

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Sep 22

September 22, 2017

Return2Work Career Exploration & Planning – 2OCT17

Monday, October 2, 12pm-1pm. Three locations are available: VFW Post 1 – Denver, CO Farmer’s Insurance – Colorado Springs, CO Community Writing Center – Salt Lake City, UT Online Link to Register:  https://cc.readytalk.com/r/tddxe9djri7i&eom FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO http://www.Return2Work.Org or call 720-359-1541. Need a change but don’t know what’s your best next career? This free workshop is for you! Exploring your options is the first step toward winning a fulfilling and lasting career. Let’s dramatically speed up the process! Career Exploration & Planning…

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Sep 22

September 22, 2017

MFLN Virtual Conference – Learning Through Change, 26-29SEP17

Join hundreds of other military family service providers, Cooperative Extension professionals and community agency representatives September 26-29 as we learn how to ADAPT to change, GROW through change and THRIVE in the midst of change. This will be four incredible days of free learning and networking you don’t want to miss! Visit https://militaryfamilies.extension.org/2017virtualconference/ for more information and to register. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: (click titles below for session description and details) Tuesday, September 26 11:00 am – 12:20 pm Eastern Keynote:…

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Sep 22

September 22, 2017

CU Volleyball Military Appreciation – FREE Tickets! 30SEP17

Visit www.CUBuffs.com/promo with Promo Code: THANKYOU to receive up to four free tickets for the CU Volleyball game, Saturday, September 30 @ 7pm vs Oregon.  

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Sep 19

September 19, 2017

Veterans Information Night – 27SEP17

Veteran Event: New Aurora VA Hospital/Benefits Heritage Eagle Bend 23155 E Heritage Parkway Aurora, CO 80016 Wednesday Sept. 27, 2017  6:00 – 8:30 PM Proposed Agenda: A. Pledge of Allegiance B. Speakers 1. Lead-in Speakers a. Francoise Bergan: Aurora Council Ward VI b. Angela Lawson, Mayor Pro Tem/At Large Council 2. VA Hospital a. Sally A. House-Hanfelder, Director, Eastern Co Health Care System b. Renaye Murphy, Director, Denver Regional Office c. Doctor (waiting for decision on speaker) Topic: Drugs (Kristen…

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Sep 14

September 14, 2017

TRICARE changes effective 1JAN18

Beginning January 1, there will be changes to the TRICARE benefit. In addition to instituting an open-enrollment period, the changes will expand beneficiary choice, improve access to network providers, simplify beneficiary copayments, and enhance administrative efficiency.   For more information or with questions, contact Ken Williams or Amy Eagen: Ken Williams Beneficiary Education Representative [BER] Colorado and Wyoming United Healthcare Military and Veterans Email:  ken_williams@uhc.com Cell:  719-602-9410   Amy Eagen Transition Assistance Advisor 12200 E Briarwood Ave, Suite 160 Centennial,…

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Sep 13

September 13, 2017

Veterans Expo – September 15 in Aurora, CO

Info Sessions—VA Benefits, Employment & Financial Services  Family Community Resources:  Aurora Interfaith Community Services * Goodwill Industries* Aurora Strong Resilience Center * Strengthening Working Families Initiative (SWFI) * Certified Veterans Services Officers Healthcare:  Denver Vet Center * Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN) STURM Center * Colorado Access Services * DRCOG Employment:  Hire Local * LeaderQuest * AD Workforce Center Colorado Construction Careers Legal Services: Veterans Advocacy Project Financial Services:  Fitzsimons Federal Credit Union And MUCH More

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