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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

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