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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…

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Oct 11

October 11, 2018

Financial Planning Day for the Military – 10Nov18

 November 10th, 2018 from 9:00am-2:00pm  MSU Denver  Tivoli Student Union, 3rd floor  900 Auraria Pkwy  Denver, CO 80204   Join us for the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Colorado’s free Denver Metro Military, Veteran and Family focused Financial Planning Day!  This no-cost event allows attendees to participate in one-on-one sessions with local CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals to provide advice on specific concerns or areas of interest to attendees. In addition, the day offers workshop and classroom style learning that will cover…

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Oct 10

October 10, 2018

Denver Broncos Tailgate Party at Buckley AFB – 28Oct18

USO Denver is looking for Broncos Fans to join us for a tailgate party on Sunday, October 28th! We’ll have food, games, and of course the Broncos vs the Kansas City Chiefs game on the big screens at the LDC on Buckley AFB. Everyone is welcome! All currently serving military members in all branches and components are invited along with their families (Military ID Required for access to Buckley AFB), though we do ask you to RSVP here: https://usodenver.ticketleap.com/broncos-tailgate/ so…

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Oct 9

October 9, 2018

Corn Maze Autumn Adventure for Military Spouses – 20Oct18

Join USO Denver and other Military Spouses for a couple hours of fall fun and adventure and company as we connect with one another – Saturday, October 20 from 1pm-3:30pm. We’ll meet at the Corn Maze and get to know each other a little bit before teaming up to go through the corn maze and explore the other fall activities available at the Fritzler Farm Park (20861 Co Rd 33, La Salle, CO 80645). Register at https://usodenversalute2spouses.ticketleap.com/autumn-adventure/. Ticket cost will be covered…

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Oct 3

October 3, 2018

Veterans Resource and Job Fair – 6Oct18

Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 9am-1pm  Hudson Garden & Events Center (6115 S Santa Fe, Littleton, CO 80120) The 16th Annual Veterans Resource & Job Fair offers hundreds of career opportunities! Bring your DD214 and updated resume for these Veteran-friendly employers. This event is FREE to Veterans and their Families. For more information, email denverevents@entercom.com.

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Oct 3

October 3, 2018

15-year Anniversary Celebration of the 100th Missile Defense Brigade

The commander of the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense), Colonel Kevin R. Kick, and Brigade Command Sergeant Major Jeffery F. Coker request the pleasure of your company at the fifteen-year anniversary celebration of the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (GMD). Friday, October 26, at 3:00pm. Space Foundation Headquarters and Discovery Center (4425 Arrowswest Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80907) Please view your invitation and RSVP at the following link: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=417144&k=066045087F53 If you are unable to click on the link, please…

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Sep 27

September 27, 2018

20th Annual Stand Down in CO Springs – 16Oct18

Colorado Homeless Veterans are invited to the 20th Annual Stand Down in Colorado Springs. Tuesday, October 16 from 9am-2pm CO Springs City Auditorium VA and community representatives will be available as well as the following necessities and services: Clothing Backpacks Personal care items Hot meal Haircuts Flu shots Shelter and housing referrals Employment services Substance abuse services DD 214 assistance   Stand downs will also be held in other locations throughout the state: Grand Junction (1425 N 5th St, 81501)…

Posted in Community Event, Family Assistance, Food, Government Resource, Housing

Sep 26

September 26, 2018

Code your World – 4-H Science Day Challenge 13Oct18

Discover computer science through hands-on fun! Saturday, October 13 from 11am-2pm Guard youth ages 8-13 Northern Colorado Springs Readiness Center: 9510 Voyager Pkwy, CO Springs, 80920 Lunch is included   Register at https:/www.surveymonkey.com/r/4HScienceDay2018 For more information, contact Kymberly Wheeler at 720-250-1412 or kimberly.d.wheeler.ctr@mail.mil. This October, 4‑H and Google will launch an exciting National Youth Science Day challenge, Code Your World, inviting kids to get involved in computer science (CS) through hands-on doing. The national NYSD celebration kicks off October 1, and coding…

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Sep 25

September 25, 2018

Vegas Marries the Military – Enter by 9/30 for a chance to win

Las Vegas wants to honor our members of the U.S. Armed Forces (active-duty, guards/reserved, retired and veterans) by donating FREE wedding and vow renewal ceremonies and services Thursday, November 8, 2018, with Las Vegas Marries the Military. The selected winners will be paired with participating wedding venues and vendors for a ceremony and day to remember! Video Submission Information Couples interested in participating need to submit a 30-60 second video on what a Las Vegas wedding or vow renewal would…

Posted in Community Event, Military Appreciation, Relationships

Sep 21

September 21, 2018

CONG Appreciation Night with the Avs – 23Jan18

Join the Colorado Elks and the Colorado National Guard in celebrating the 159th birthday of the CONG! Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild Wednesday, January 23 at 7pm Pepsi Center – Denver, CO $10 of every ticket will benefit the CONG Foundation, Inc. and the CO Elks Veterans Service Committee. Reduced prices for the following sections (no tax or fees will be added…regularly $9/ticket): Buy tickets online at https://Avalanche.KSETickets.com/ColoradoElksNational Guard Section 368 (upper level end) Section 380 (upper level center) Section…

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