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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

Apr 5

April 5, 2018

Give an Hour – FREE, Confidential Counseling for Military Families

Give an Hour offers no cost, confidential counseling In person, by phone, and through video Visit www.giveanhour.org to set up an appointment with a local provider.

Posted in Community Resource, Health, Military Appreciation

Apr 4

April 4, 2018

Military Parent’s Night Out offered by the YMCA

Various YMCA locations in the Colorado Springs area are offering discounted rates for Parent’s Night Out.               

Posted in Child and Youth, Community Resource, Parenting

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.

Posted in Community Event, Community Resource, Housing

Apr 3

April 3, 2018

Veteran Home Repair Program

Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity is offering a Veteran Home Repair Program. Repair projects include these and more: Siding replacement Grading and drainage issues Fascia repair Gutter/downspout concerns Painting Tree trimming Fencing repair Handicap Accessibility Needs Strom windows and doors Porches Eligibility contingent upon demonstration of need and a willingness to partner with Habitat for Humanity.   Contact 710-475-7800 x109 or office@pikespeakhabitat.org for more information.

Posted in Community Resource, Housing

Mar 1

March 1, 2018

Vail Resorts offering $99 Epic Passes for Military for ’18-’19 Season

Vail Resorts’ industry-shifting Epic Pass turns 10 this month and, as part of a series of upcoming deals to celebrate the anniversary, the resort operator is offering $99 passes to all active and retired military and expects to funnel $1.5 million in donations to veteran organizations. The $99 2018-19 Military Epic Pass is for active and retired members of the U.S., Canadian, and Australian military and their dependents. For every Epic Pass sold, Vail Resorts will donate $1 to the…

Posted in Community Resource, Fun!, Military Appreciation

Jan 18

January 18, 2018

Huts for Vets – Wilderness Healing for Veterans

Gain tools to enhance mental, physical, spiritual and emotional health Visit www.hutsforvets.org to apply

Posted in Community Resource, Health, Resilience

Jan 4

January 4, 2018

Volunteers Needed for the 2nd Judicial Vet Treatment Court

Are you a Veteran interested in being a Mentor to other Vets going to Veteran Treatment Court (VTC) in the 2nd Judicial District for drug & alcohol charges? Peer Mentors must be a US Vet themselves with no current criminal justice involvement so as to help their fellow Vets through crisis, especially by navigating the Judicial System and being their solid support system for a minimum of one year, or until the Mentee graduates from the VTC program (which is…

Posted in Community Resource, Legal

Jan 3

January 3, 2018

Mental Health First Aid Training

VFW Post 4171 has partnered with the Jefferson Center for Mental Health to offer free training to assist someone during a crisis. Service Members, loved ones, and community members wanting to know how to help during a crisis are invited to attend. Thursday, January 25, 8am-4pm Visit the Facebook event link for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1293239240777574/. Register online at https://www.jcmh.org/mhfa/.

Posted in Community Resource, Education, Health