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Jun 20

June 20, 2018

2018 VA Community Mental Health Summit (Denver area) – 15Aug18

SAVE the DATE!  The VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System (Denver area) will be hosting our 2018 VA Community Mental Health Summit “Expanding Hope” on Wednesday, August 15th at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Keep an eye out for more information in the upcoming weeks. Planned topics will include:  Moral Injury & the Role of the Chaplaincy  LGBT Veteran Mental Health  Peer Support/Recovery  Rural Health & Telehealth  Suicide Prevention  Supporting Transitioning Service Members  The Department of Veteran Affairs Eastern…

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Jun 12

June 12, 2018

Dash the Distance 12K at Buckley AFB

Join other Service Members and Families for this fun fitness event! 12K Run Friday, June 15 at 0730 Call the fitness center to register: 720-847-6679.

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May 10

May 10, 2018

Mental Health Recovery Celebration – 21May18

Monday, May 21 from 3pm-5pm Denver VA Hospital Auditorium (Basement) Learn about mental health resources for Veterans and their supporters Network with other Veterans, supporters, and community partners

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May 8

May 8, 2018

Armed Forces Day of Service – 19May18

Please join Volunteers of America for the 3rd Annual Armed Forces Day of Service! Health and Dental services are provided for Veterans and veterinary care is available for Veterans’ dogs. Breakfast burritos and giveaways available! Saturday, May 19 – 9am-2pm Bill Daniels Veterans Services Center – 1247 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204 Services provided for dogs: Vaccinations Basic exams Microchips Behavior and obedience training Blood testing Services provided for Veterans: Heart health screenings Dental services  

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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  

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May 1

May 1, 2018

Military Appreciation Discount at Healthfit Gym

In appreciation of all that you do, Healthfit Gym is offering $10.00 gym memberships to all Service Members and Veterans. The gym is conveniently located in the Briscoe Building at Castle Rock Adventist Hospital and is a fully equipped gym with top of the line machines, free weights, and Kinesiologists on staff to help you achieve your goals (for an additional fee).More information about the gym can be found online at https://www.healthfitcolorado.com/healthfit-gym/.

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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.

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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…

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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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