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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

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.**

Posted in Community Resource

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