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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…

Posted in Child and Youth, Community Event, Fun!

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/ColoradoElksNationalGuard Section 368 (upper level end) Section 380 (upper level center) Section 142…

Posted in Community Event, Fun!, Military Appreciation, Uncategorized

Sep 18

September 18, 2018

No More Secrets – Mental Health Symposium, 5-6Oct18

No More Secrets aims to combat mental-health stigma in local communities and connect individuals and families with the resources they need. This symposium is FREE and lunch is provided. To register, visit namicoloradosprings.org or call 719-473-8477. Breakouts offered on the following topics: The many faces of depression Inside opioid addiction A deeper faith Standing firm on shaky ground The truth about trauma The LGBTQ disconnect The crisis system: A guided tour Now in its second year, the No More Secrets symposium aims…

Posted in Community Event, Health

Sep 18

September 18, 2018

Senator Bennet’s Staff Holding Office Hours in Aurora – 9Oct18

Do you need help with the IRS, Social Security Administration, VA, or another federal agency? Do you have a suggestion for an action Congress could take to help your family or community? If so, then I invite you to meet with Constituent Advocate, Kwon Atlas, on Tuesday, October 9 in Arapahoe County. Kwon will be meeting one-on-one with constituents at the Mission Viejo Library Community Room (15324 E. Hampden Circle) in Aurora from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. I encourage…

Posted in Community Event, Government Resource, Legal

Sep 14

September 14, 2018

Empowering Independence: Your Life Your Way – 25Sep18

What: FREE session to assist in de-mystifying the myths and misconceptions of reverse mortgage, including downsizing tips What to consider when downsizing What is the process of downsizing Identifying the pitfalls of downsizing The ins and outs of reverse mortgages Learn about little-known and under-utilized senior financing programs When: Tuesday, September 25, 1:30pm-3:30pm Where: Discover Goodwill – 1460 Garden of the Gods Road, CO Springs, CO 80907 RSVP: Contact Kristin Amundson by September 24 at 719-635-0616 or kamundson@discovermygoodwill.org. Light refreshments will…

Posted in Community Event, Education, Finances, Housing

Sep 14

September 14, 2018

Northern Colorado Veterans Resource Center – Grand Opening 21Sep18

Join us at the Grand Opening for the newest addition to serve Service Members, Veterans, and Families: the Northern Colorado Veterans Resource Center. Friday, September 21 at 2pm Northern Colorado Veterans Resource Center 4650 West 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80634 Door prizes and a silent auction will be available.  

Posted in Community Event, Community Resource

Sep 13

September 13, 2018

4th Annual Veterans Expo & Networking Event – 21Sep18

Aurora Veterans Forum presents the 4th Annual Veterans Expo & Networking Event. Veterans, Supporters, and Community Providers are welcome! Friday, September 21 Information Session – 10:30am-12pm Networking Session – 12:30pm-2pm Food/refreshments will be provided.

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Sep 11

September 11, 2018

TopGolf Tournament, courtesy of USO Denver, 13Sep18

A few additional spaces are available for military members, military spouses, and retirees to join us at TopGolf on September 13th from 12pm-4pm for lunch and two TopGolf tournaments. These are pre-paid sponsored spaces for military to participate at our annual fundraising event. No cost to you to come, eat lunch, and play, and there’s no obligation to participate in the auction. Note: Clubs are available but players can bring their own. Approximately 30 minutes of warm up time. 2…

Posted in Community Event, Fun!, Military Appreciation