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Jul 31

July 31, 2018

FREE Admission to all State Parks in August for Military

Active duty, Veterans, and National Guard members are admitted free into Colorado’s state parks during the month of August. The Service Member or Veteran must show proof of military service (photo ID or DD-214) to receive this benefit. All other applicable park fees such as camping or fishing would still apply. Pick up your August Military Pass Any state park office or Colorado Parks and Wildlife office can issue a free August pass. Additional Military Benefits Each November 11, Veterans…

Posted in Community Resource, Fun!, Military Appreciation

Jun 7

June 7, 2018

Military Appreciation Day at Florissant Fossil Beds

POC: Jeff Wolin Lead Interpreter Florissant Fossil Beds N.M. (719) 748 – 3253  extension 202 Saturday June 30, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM On Saturday, June 30, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument will be hosting a Military Appreciation Day for the military community. All US Active Duty Military and their families will receive a free pass to all national parks and monuments in the United States. Throughout the day, the Monument will be offering ranger guided programs.  In addition, there will…

Posted in Community Resource, Military Appreciation, Uncategorized

Jun 7

June 7, 2018

Employment Fair on June 21

POC: Dallas Blaney, PhD Director of Operations PO Box 4467 207 Basalt Center Circle, Suite 104 Basalt, CO 81621 (970) 279-1323 Employment Flyer basic PDF Hosted by Challenge America and Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center, this Employment Fair offers amazing opportunities for the military community to connect with area employers, all of whom have multiple rewarding career opportunities to fill. The first 50 job seekers to attend the event will receive a FREE pair of tickets to Nashville Comes to The…

Posted in Community Resource, Employment

Jun 7

June 7, 2018

FREE Writing Retreat for Female Veterans – Deadline June 11

POC: Silas Binkley, MA Education Program Manager Heart J Center for Experiential Learning Sylvan Dale Ranch: 970-344-9910 The Heart-J Center for Experiential Learning Presents: Warriors Write! A Writing Retreat for Female Veterans Warriors Write! Female Veterans Retreat 2018 4 nights at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch – July 15 – 19, 2018 Free for 16 Veterans! Warriors Write! is hosted by 501(c)3 non-profit the Heart-J Center for Experiential Learning https://www.heartjcenter.org/, and serves female veterans in Colorado with a blend of creativity, wellness,…

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May 31

May 31, 2018

2018 Military Appreciation Day at Coors Field

Mark your calendars! Sunday, July 15 at 1:10 PM will be the 2018 Military Appreciation Day  at Coors Field! The Colorado Rockies Baseball Club would like to show its appreciation to Veterans and Active Duty Military by giving them free tickets to the game on July 15 at 1:10PM versus the Seattle Mariners. Family and friends of Veterans or Active Duty can get tickets for only $16. https://www.mlb.com/rockies/tickets/specials/themes/military-appreciation

Posted in Community Resource, Fun!

May 10

May 10, 2018

Vet Fest at the Sky Sox Stadium – 4Aug18

Active Duty Service Members, Veterans of all generations, and Families are invited to join us for a day of FREE events hosted by the Wounded Warrior Project and other Veteran Service Organizations. Saturday, August 4 from 9am-5pm Sky Sox Stadium (Security Service Field) – 4385 Tutt Blvd, CO Springs, CO 80922 Cost: All events are free for attendees. Event space is also free for vendors (but space is limited so respond early!). Activities include the following: VA Town Hall VA…

Posted in Community Resource, Government Resource

May 8

May 8, 2018

Veterans Rendezvous – 19May18

Attend this FREE Resource Fair to meet with many Veteran Service Providers! The 9HealthFair is offering FREE Health Screenings for Veterans. Also, (NEW this year!) FREE Health Screenings are available for Military Spouses, too. Saturday, May 19 – 8am-12pm Aspen Ridge Church – 27154 N Turkey Creek Rd, Evergreen, CO 80439 Resources available include VA Representatives County Veteran Services Officers State Veteran Employment Specialists Mental Health Consultants Health and Wellness Programs Recreational Opportunities Community Resources  

Posted in Community Resource, Health

May 3

May 3, 2018

EBSCO Learning Express now on MilitaryOneSource.mil

EBSCO Learning Express can be accessed at http://www.militaryonesource.mil/-/morale-welfare-and-recreation-digital-libra-1. This Learning Express Library provides eLearning tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards, and articles that help users build their skills in a wide array of core subjects for success in the classroom, on the job, and in life, including preparation for CLEP, DSST, ACT, GRE, and more. Upon entering this library, users will be asked to identify their Branch of service and then choose their status/area of study: Active Military, National Guard and Reserve,…

Posted in Community Resource, Education, Training

Apr 13

April 13, 2018

Spotting and Avoiding Scams in Our Communities

Next Thursday, April 19, from 11am-1pm, the Federal Trade Commission and Colorado Attorney General staff will gather with ethnic media, law enforcement, legal services, and consumer advocates and leaders to discuss how scams affect your community. Sharing these stories with each other, and with journalists from ethnic media outlets, helps us all spread the word and protect the people in our communities. Please register here to attend: https://ftc-coag-ethnicmediaroundtable.eventbrite.com/, so they can plan for the right number for lunch. Spotting and Avoiding Scams…

Posted in Community Resource, Public Announcements, Training

Apr 6

April 6, 2018

#MilChat in April – Retirement & Investing

We’re only a week away from the April 2018 edition of #MilChat!  If you haven’t already, mark your calendars for Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 1pm.  Some of the questions we’ll be discussing during this month’s chat focusing on Retirement & Investing for the Military Community, in celebration of Financial Literacy Month (#FLM2018) include the following: How can military members and families get started on saving? How do you calculate how much you’ll need for retirement? What types of fraud should…

Posted in Community Resource, Training