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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

Nov 28

November 28, 2017

Changes to the Military Discount Procedure at Lowe’s

As of January 5, 2018, Service Members must enroll online to utilize Lowe’s 10% Military Discount. **This is not an endorsement of any organization but is an item of general interest to the members of the CONG.**

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Nov 16

November 16, 2017

Consumer Holiday Guide 2017

Each year, the Attorney General publishes a Consumer Holiday Guide as we approach the holidays. Be aware and be informed this holiday season.

Posted in Community Resource, Finances

Nov 14

November 14, 2017

Red Cross Hero Care Mobile App

The Red Cross has launched a new mobile app, specifically for Military Service Members and Families. Take a look at their website for more information: http://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/mobile-apps (available in both the Apple Store and Google Play).

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Nov 9

November 9, 2017

Pass it On!

Take a look at what’s happening at Fort Carson!

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Nov 1

November 1, 2017

Adoption Workshop & Fair

Friday, November 17, 9am-12pm Southeast & Armed Services YMCA For more information and to register, please call 719-333-3444 or email jesus.gaytan.3@us.af.mil or christopher.alfano@us.af.mil.

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Oct 19

October 19, 2017

Veteran’s Day Specials

On Veteran’s Day, many organizations would like to thank you for your service. Below are six links for websites to check out some of these available offerings. Among them are a free day of skiing/snowboarding at Copper Mountain*, free oil change; free hair cut; free CPR training; 5%-25% off retailers like Bed, Bath, & Beyond; and many restaurant deals for free breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snacks! https://www.thebalance.com/veterans-day-free-meals-1357348 https://www.offers.com/veterans-day/ http://www.military.com/veterans-day/veterans-day-military-discounts.html http://www.operationwearehere.com/VeteransDayPromotions.html https://iveteransday.org/veterans-day-deals https://www.discountsoldier.com/2017-veterans-day-military-discounts/ * To take advantage of the Copper Mountain…

Posted in Community Resource, Military Appreciation

Oct 18

October 18, 2017

Free Market at Elevation

Grand Opening of the Free Market at Elevation October 21st 9:00AM – 1:00PM The Free Market will be open on the first and third Saturdays of the month for people that need food. People can also come and serve in the market when it is open. Make sure that you click here https://www.facebook.com/ElevationFreeMarket/ so that you can be on the Free Market Facebook page where they will be posting job opportunities as well as other information.

Posted in Community Resource, Food