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Apr 17

April 17, 2018

Veterans’ Dental Day – FREE Screenings!

Free Dental Screening Day for Veterans May 3 Visit www.innercityhealth.org to complete the necessary paperwork. Then call the Dental Clinic at 303-296-4873 to set up an appointment. This Veterans’ Dental Day is funded by a gift from military/veteran support non-profit Homefront Heroes. When veterans make an appointment for this free day, they save $60 from a typical screening charge and get an hour-long intake with skilled dental professionals. They will then meet with a financial advisor to plan their course of treatment, and identify financial…

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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

Mar 28

March 28, 2018

Free Gym Memberships for Veterans – Lift for the 22

3 gyms in Colorado are currently participating in Lift for the 22: CO Springs Fit Quest Racks and Roses Kinetic Training Systems in Lakewood Golden Fights MMA Gym in Grand Junction Lift For The 22 is an organization designed to provide free one year gym memberships to the veteran community in order to reduce veteran suicide. By partnering with fitness facilities across the country who donate gym memberships to Lift For The 22, our program can redistribute thousands of gym…

Posted in Health, Resilience, Sports Activities

Mar 27

March 27, 2018

Loveland VA Clinic Grand Opening – 7Apr18

Veterans Affairs to Hold Grand Opening, Open House at Loveland Clinic April 7 at 10:30am 5200 Hahns Peak Drive, Loveland, CO 80538 CHEYENNE, WY — The Cheyenne VA Health Care System will hold a Grand Opening and Open House at its Loveland, CO, Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Centerra at 5200 Hahns Peak Drive, on April 7. A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony event will occur at 10:30 a.m. Tours of the new clinic will be offered from 11 a.m. to…

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Mar 20

March 20, 2018

Power Breath Meditation Workshop for Veterans

This mind-body program emphasizes techniques to build resiliency. It offers practical breath-based tools that decrease stress, anxiety, anger, and sleep problems resulting in improved overall well-being. When: April 5-9 (Thursday, Friday, & Monday 6:30pm-9:30pm and Saturday & Sunday 9am-1pm) Where: Mt Carmel Veterans Service Center – 530 Communication Circle, CO Springs Questions? Contact Angela Warner at angela.warner108@gmail.com or 719-357-6108. Registration is required as space is limited! https://goo.gl/forms/254VpTftPdwdI8Yf1

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Mar 16

March 16, 2018

The Wind Rider Project – Healing Invisible Wounds

he Human-Horse Experiential Interaction provides many benefits to help Veterans and Active Duty Service Members heal the invisible wounds of Post Traumatic Stress. Interactive therapeutic ground work Clients establish a foundation to build trust with their equine partner A non-threatening environment to discover and try new behaviors Coaches create in-the-moment integrative experiences Clients experience immediate feedback with short- and long-term benefits Camaraderie with other Veterans and Service Members Participation is FREE but registration is required. To register, send an email…

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Mar 14

March 14, 2018

Military Families Learning Network Offers Educational Webinars

Webinars are available for a multitude of topics concerning military families: protecting children, managing finances, breaking down barriers to seeking treatment for mental health, and many more! Polishing Our Protective Shields: Exploring Ways to Protect Children From Violence March 22, 2018; 11am-12:30pm EST https://learn.extension.org/events/3330   Getting to Know You: Introducing Personal Finance Managers and Cooperative Extension to Each Other         March 27, 2018; 11am-12:30pm EST https://learn.extension.org/events/3243   The Low FOCMPA Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: From Evidence to Practice March 29,…

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Feb 23

February 23, 2018

Working Out Loud: Building Networks for Resilience

The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) Family Transitions & Network Literacy invite you to three professional development opportunities around using networks to build & support resilience. Webinar #1 – February 27 (10:00 – 11:30 am CT) – Working Out Loud: Building Networks for Resilience – register & join @ https://learn.extension.org/events/3311   Podcast series –  Build Your Network, Build Your Resilience: Podcast Series, subscribe to 5-part podcast series @ https://militaryfamilies.extension.org/2018/01/19/build-your-network-build-your-resilience-podcast-series/   Webinar #2 – April 10 (10:00 – 11:30 am CT)…

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Feb 21

February 21, 2018

Healthy Habits of Emotional Well-being Twitter Chat – 22Feb18

Give an Hour and Change Direction will be hosting a series of twitter chats to start an online conversation about our Healthy Habits of Emotional Well-being tool. We invite you to participate in our first chat of the series on Twitter, February 22nd at 11am at twitter.com/GiveAnHour. Our partner, Guard your Health @ARNGHealth, will be co-hosting with us to discuss the first step in maintaining healthy habits: Take Care or Taking Care of You. What are the Healthy Habits? Healthy Emotional…

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Feb 14

February 14, 2018

Vets on Ice – 17Feb18

The Patriot Anglers (501c nonprofit organization) is hosting their annual Vets on Ice event this Saturday, February 17th with a kickoff at 0900 at Georgetown Lake. This free day of ice fishing is for veterans and current military members to include their families. Equipment and a BBQ lunch will be provided. Please RSVP at www.meetup.com/patriotanglers. For more information contact MAJ Jason Reed at 720-234-0742.

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