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May 8

May 8, 2018

Colorado Freedom Memorial – 26May18

Saturday, May 26 from 8am-2pm Colorado Freedom Memorial – 756 Telluride St, Aurora, CO 80011 Join us for Colorado Freedom Memorial’s 5th Anniversary! You only get one chance to celebrate a 5th Anniversary, and the Colorado Freedom Memorial’s ceremony this year will be one to remember. The day will start with a pancake breakfast at 8:30am and include military static displays and surprise guests. Then at 10am, the 5th annual Colorado Remembers event will include a tribute to the 100th…

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May 3

May 3, 2018

Volunteers needed for the 2018 Warrior Games

The 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games will be held on June 1-9 at the Air Force Academy. Support this event as a volunteer! Volunteers will be responsible for providing customer service, competition information, directions around the venue and general assistance to guests. Volunteers can sign up at https://www.warriorgamesvolunteers.com/. Volunteering benefits: Honor the service and sacrifice of our nation’s wounded warriors Be part of a legacy that brings the Warrior Games to the American public Witness a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the…

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May 1

May 1, 2018

Upcoming Events at the Denver Federal Center

DENVER FEDERAL CENTER BLOOD DRIVES You can be someone’s hero by taking a little time to donate blood! May 10, 2018 | 8:00 am – 1:30 pm June 14, 2018 | 8:00 am – 1:30 pm Location | DFC, Bldg. 67 | Hungry Horse Room | Next to the Café CONTACT | Bonfils Blood Center | 303 363 2300 | http://www.bonfils.org | Reference Site Code 2015 BREAKFAST SERIES | MINDFULNESS 101 May 10, 2018 | 8:00 – 9:00 am Class is…

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Apr 27

April 27, 2018

Memorial Day Run & March

The Colorado Veterans Project is hosting its annual Memorial Day Run & March on Saturday, May 26 in Castle Rock. 100% of your registration (and donations) supports local Colorado Veterans! All pre-registered participants will receive a 2018 t-shirt, finisher’s medal, race bib, and race bag! Register online at www.memorialdaymarch.com, and be part of the largest food donation event in Colorado. 5K & 10K Run or Ruck Family Friendly and Dog Friendly Course Bring non-perishable items to donate 30K Ruck March…

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Apr 26

April 26, 2018

Bob Hope Tribute Show

Join the USO to celebrate the 77th anniversary of Bob Hope’s first show in 1941. Saturday, May 12 from 2:30pm-4:30pm LDC – Buckley AFB Can you believe it’s been 77 years since Bob Hope performed his first USO Show, at California’s March Field? The words “thank you” are simply not enough when we talk about all he did for the Troops and the USO. Join us for a USO Tribute to Bob Hope in celebration of the 77th anniversary of…

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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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