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Aug 21

August 21, 2018

Empowering our Children – 19Sep18

Parenting children in this day and age of ever-increasing technology can be a challenge. Children are exposed to bullying, violence, crises and other threats in more places than ever before…from the playground to the cyberworld. Join us for a special presentation by internationally recognized school crisis expert Dr. Scott Poland. Dr. Poland will provide tips on how to keep your children safe and how to empower them to recognize and avoid dangerous situations. For parents, teens, educators, and community members who want to see…

Posted in Community Event, Parenting, Relationships, Resilience, Training

Jul 11

July 11, 2018

Single Parents’ Day Out – 27Jul18

WHO: Open to all single parents  WHAT: A chance to get out, have fun, relax, and make new friends  WHEN: Friday, 27 July at 0800  WHERE: Chapel Fellowship Hall at Buckley AFB COST: Free! Registration is required to guarantee your spot (Only 15)  Please call 720-847-4631 or stop by the Chapel  for more information and/or to register  POCs: Ch, Capt McClellan/TSgt McIntosh  A light breakfast will be provided, and then we will head to Centennial, CO for Unser Karting for go cart…

Posted in Fun!, Parenting, Resilience

Jul 3

July 3, 2018

Back to School Bash! 28Jul18

Guard Families with children ages 5-10 are invited to join us for a Back to School Bash on Saturday, July 28 at 10am at the Denver Armory. FREE school supplies, FREE backpacks, FUN activities, and EDUCATIONAL discussions are available. Join the discussion and find resources to meet your family’s needs at this fun event. Register by Monday, July 16 to reserve your spot: **Please note that this event is intended for those living north of Castle Rock. If you…

Posted in Child and Youth, Education, Family Assistance, Fun!, Military Appreciation, Parenting

Jul 3

July 3, 2018

USO Baby Shower – 14Jul18

Greetings from USO Denver! New and expecting military parents are invited to join USO Denver for a baby shower, including baby shower games, giveaways, prizes, fellowship, and light refreshments. This event is open to military parents who are expecting babies and those who have become parents since January 1, 2018. Adoption counts, too! Saturday, July 14th from 10am-12pm Leadership Development Center, Buckley AFB   Please note, you must have access to Buckley AFB in order to attend. This baby shower is…

Posted in Community Event, Parenting

Apr 20

April 20, 2018

Baby Expo at Fort Carson – 16May18

Wednesday, May 16 from 10am-3:30pm Fort Carson Special Events Center – 6550 Specker Ave, Fort Carson FREE event for Soldiers and their Families in Colorado Springs who are planning a family, expecting a little one, or parents of newborns. On-site registration for the CDC and WIC available. For more information, contact the Fort Carson ACS: 719-526-4590.  

Posted in Community Event, Parenting

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 6

April 6, 2017

Operation Purple Mini-Camp

Mini-camp is a shortened camp week designed for younger campers between the ages of 6 to 8! Each action-packed day is filled with adventure and friendship while your camper does activities they have chosen based on their interests! Mornings might be dedicated to pursuits like archery, kayaking, swimming at the waterfront, orienteering, arts and crafts and Ga-Ga ball just to name a few. All-camp games, night hikes and, of course, roasting s’mores by the campfire (and more!) await campers in…

Posted in Fun!, Military Appreciation, Parenting

Nov 3

November 3, 2016

Oct 18

October 18, 2016

Oct 13

October 13, 2016

Holiday Programs are now OPEN

VISIT OUR HOLIDAY PROGRAMS INFORMATION PAGE Can you believe there are only 50 days until Thanksgiving?! The holidays are right around the corner! Did you know that last year 78 Families received Thanksgiving meals through our holiday meal program? The CONG Foundation and CONG Family Program Office are partnering again this year to offer our holiday programs to try to help as many Guard Families as we can. What do we need from you? 1) Register if you need assistance…

Posted in Child and Youth, Communication, Community Event, Community Resource, Family Assistance, Fun!, Military Appreciation, Parenting, Public Announcements, Resilience, Uncategorized