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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…

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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…

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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.  

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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…

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Apr 17

April 17, 2018

Veterans’ Dental Day – FREE Screenings!

Free Dental Screening Day for Veterans May 3 Visit www.innercityhealth.org to complete the necessary paperwork. Then call the Dental Clinic at 303-296-4873 to set up an appointment. This Veterans’ Dental Day is funded by a gift from military/veteran support non-profit Homefront Heroes. When veterans make an appointment for this free day, they save $60 from a typical screening charge and get an hour-long intake with skilled dental professionals. They will then meet with a financial advisor to plan their course of treatment, and identify financial…

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Apr 11

April 11, 2018

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month This year’s theme is “Shaping a Culture of Trust,” which reinforces the Colorado National Guard’s goal of sustaining the faith between the American public and those that serve. Come join the SHARP and SAPR offices and show your support for eliminating Sexual Assault in the Colorado National Guard! Meet this Friday at the Buckley AFB Softball Fields at 1400 for a 5K run/walk. Please note that the Bowling event has been changed…

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Apr 5

April 5, 2018

Women of Service Tea Party – 14Apr18

Join VFW Post 3917 for the annual Tea Party for Women of Service! Saturday, April 14 from 2pm-4pm 4715 Clearview Dr, CO Springs, CO 80911 Tea, snacks, door prizes, fun, and stories. Please RSVP to Amber at 719-659-5993 or Julie at 719-459-5332 to confirm. Don’t forget to bring a picture of yourself serving! For more information, visit http://www.womenveteransofcolorado.org/military-veterans-women/women-service-tea-party-april-14-2018-colorado-springs-co/.

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Apr 5

April 5, 2018

NGACO Motorcycle Rally – 27Apr18

Friday, April 27 at 8:30am Pikes Peak Harley Davidson – 2867 N Nevada Ave, CO Springs, CO 80918 $15/Rider or $25/Rider&Passenger Meet for lunch at Sarges’ Grill after the ride where 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the NGACO. Door Prizes Live Music Vendors Silent Auction Food & Beverages Visit https://ngaco.org/motorideapr2018 to register. Please direct questions to the NGACO Office Manager, Michele Houston, at 720-250-1566, or association@ngaco.org.

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Apr 4

April 4, 2018

Homes for All Veterans SSVF Program 101 – begins 16Apr18

Interested in learning more about increasing your ability to obtain and maintain safe, stable housing? Homes for All Veterans’ SSVF Program 101 shares valuable information, especially in light of Colorado’s increasing rents. 1st & 3rd Monday of each month 9am-11am Rocky Mountain Human Services – 17 S Weber, CO Springs, CO 80903 Coffee and giveaways will be available to attendees. Call 855-838-7428 or visit www.rmhumanservices.org/hav for more information.

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