Apr 11

April 11, 2018

Prep Connect 360 Workshop – 11-15Jun18

Looking for more information about how to bridge the gap between military and civilian careers? Prep Connect 360 builds on what you’ve learned in TAP/ACAP/Soldier for Life, and takes you to the next level. Best described as “Master’s level TAP” or “TAP on steroids,” PC360 is a FREE week-long workshop that focuses on YOU. What do YOU want to do next?  You’ll polish your 30-second introduction, get hands-on interview practice with local employers, and learn how to network.  The week…

Posted in Employment, Training

Apr 11

April 11, 2018

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month This year’s theme is “Shaping a Culture of Trust,” which reinforces the Colorado National Guard’s goal of sustaining the faith between the American public and those that serve. Come join the SHARP and SAPR offices and show your support for eliminating Sexual Assault in the Colorado National Guard! Meet this Friday at the Buckley AFB Softball Fields at 1400 for a 5K run/walk. Please note that the Bowling event has been changed…

Posted in Community Event, Sexual Assault

Apr 11

April 11, 2018

Military and Veteran Career & Resource Fair

Looking for work? Meet with employers who are excited to hire candidates like you in this career fair sponsored by USO Denver and LeaderQuest and presented by Northrop Grumman. Wednesday, May 9 from 12pm-4pm Lowry Conference Center – 1061 Akron Way, Bldg 697, Denver, CO 80230 Many employers ready to hire Breakout Sessions Networking Beverages & Snacks Register at http://bit.ly/USODCF.

Posted in Employment

Apr 10

April 10, 2018

Military Veterans Employment Expo, CO Springs – 15-17May18

Veterans, Military Spouses, Active Duty Service Members, and Reserve/National Guard Members are invited to this employment event with 125+ employers, 10 resource partners, and over 1,500 career opportunities! May 15-16 – Industry Information Panels May 17 – Job Fair from 10am-3pm J.C.Penney Event Center Chapel Hills Mall – 1710 Briargate Blvd, CO Springs, CO 80920 Register online at http://mvee.org. Visit http://www.mvee.org/expo-info-cprings/ for a list of available classes and employers.

Posted in Education, Employment

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

Apr 6

April 6, 2018

Discover Goodwill offers IT, CDL, and Diesel Technology Training

These training programs offer a blended learning environment: a combination of online and face-to-face learning experiences to meet the needs of adult learners. Students have access to online video instruction 24/7, in addition to live facilitator support. Courses include Microsoft Office Series III, A+ Comprehensive, Network+, Diesel Lube Technician, and Diesel Fleet Maintenance Technician.      For more information, please contact Miriam Yost at 719-381-9463/myost@discovermygoodwill.org or visit www.discovermygoodwill.org. COST: Security+ is FREE due to Google grant (12-week program, 20 hours/week) – Information about…

Posted in Education, Employment, Training

Apr 6

April 6, 2018

CONG Youth Game Night – 5May18

CONG teens ages 13-18 are invited to come enjoy a game night and learn more about the CONG Youth Advisory Council (YAC). The YAC is a group of teens working together to address everyday issues in a safe and fun environment and is in need of new members! Participating in this program is a great opportunity to learn leadership and interpersonal skills while being recognized for community service. Teens will be able to document skills and performances for resumes and college applications….

Posted in Child and Youth, Teen Leadership

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 5

April 5, 2018

Women of Service Tea Party – 14Apr18

Join VFW Post 3917 for the annual Tea Party for Women of Service! Saturday, April 14 from 2pm-4pm 4715 Clearview Dr, CO Springs, CO 80911 Tea, snacks, door prizes, fun, and stories. Please RSVP to Amber at 719-659-5993 or Julie at 719-459-5332 to confirm. Don’t forget to bring a picture of yourself serving! For more information, visit http://www.womenveteransofcolorado.org/military-veterans-women/women-service-tea-party-april-14-2018-colorado-springs-co/.

Posted in Community Event, Military Appreciation