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Aug 10

August 10, 2018

Responding to Your Relationships – 17Sep18

Join this FREE one-day session to learn how to best be prepared to respond to others, taking the time and care to be proactive about your response to relationships. Refresh your toolbox with proven skills for capitalizing on healthy connections among friends, family members, and romantic partners. Monday, September 17 – 8:30am-4:30pm Buckley AFB Register at https://www.myrelationshipcenter.org/workshops/responding-to-your-relationships-(2).  This event is intended for single Service Members (active duty, reserve, and retired). If you’d like to find out more about The Center for…

Posted in 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 6

July 6, 2018

MFLN Offers Webinars in July

July 10 – Family Finances Series: Separation & Single Parenting in the Military July 17 – Military Consumer Protection July 18 – Opportunities & Possibilities: Postraumatic Growth in Research and Practice (Part 1) For more information on these July webinars, other upcoming webinars & archived webinars, visit https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/about/. Post Traumatic Growth  The July 18 webinar on Post Traumatic Growth may be of special interest as Dr.  Tedeschi will discuss the theoretical model and research basis of posttraumatic growth, the process by…

Posted in Education, Health, Relationships, Resilience

May 8

May 8, 2018

4th Annual Women’s Veteran Retreat – 8-10Jun18

Veterans Support Solutions is offering an Empowerment Conference just for female Veterans. Enjoy camaraderie, revitalization, team activities, and outdoor adventures.  June 8 – June 10 Lake George More information about the organization and previous events can be found at http://www.milehighops.com/vss or http://www.milehighops.com/2017-events/va-womens-retreat-2017.     Interested? Complete this registration form and submit to Tami Donaldson at veteransvcs@gmail.com by May 19.  Questions? Contact Tami Donaldson at 719-330-8895 or veteransvcs@gmail.com.

Posted in Community Event, Fun!, Resilience

Apr 10

April 10, 2018

Operation Outdoors Weekend Camp presented by the YMCA

Are you and your family ready to get away for a weekend of adventure, excitement, and fun? ASYMCA/Camp Shady Brook Military Family Weekend Camp specifically for E1-E5’s (Active Duty, Guard, Reserve) is the perfect place for your family to unwind together! Also, this is a great opportunity for spouses & their children of deployed service members to keep busy and have quality bonding time together. Limited spots available. Please contact Drew Aquino with questions or comments. Drew Aquino Military Outreach…

Posted in Child and Youth, Fun!, Relationships, Resilience

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 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

Posted in Health, Resilience

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,…

Posted in Education, Health, Resilience

Mar 1

March 1, 2018

Equine Assisted Therapy to Build Stronger Relationships

Strengthen Bonds, Enhance Communication, and Build Resilience Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center 1035 Lower Gold Camp Rd, CO Springs, CO 80905 www.pptrc.org What is EAT? As an experiential psychotherapy, EAT uses horses to help the client(s) increase their self-awareness and repattern any maladaptive behaviors, feelings and attitudes. In relationships and families, this allows for clearer communication, a strengthening of bonds, and overall resilience through life’s ups and downs. How do I sign up? Contact Chester DeAngelis @ 719-495-3908 or deangelis@pptrc.org Who can sign up? Individuals and…

Posted in Relationships, Resilience

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)…

Posted in Education, Health, Resilience