Announcements

  • Free Writing Workshop for Veterans at Montgomery County Public Libraries

    Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is offering a free six-session workshop open for veterans, service members, and their adult family members. The six-session workshop will take place at the Rockville Memorial library, 21 Maryland Ave., Rockville, on Saturdays, September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28 & November 4 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Registration is required.

  • Free Workshop on Compassion Fatigue & Burnout for Those Working with Veterans and Others

    October 17, 2017 from 9:00am – 12:00pm. Registration is required. Burnout and secondary traumatic stress/compassion fatigue are some of the terms used to describe the emotional impact that some providers experience when working with individuals who have experienced traumatic events. This dynamic and interactive training will provide information on how to recognize signs of secondary trauma/compassion fatigue and burnout and how to overcome these through self-care and self-soothing techniques. 3 continuing education credit hours available.

  • Run for EveryMind 5K September 17th

    Join us as we run and walk through the trees and trails of Meadowbrook Park for our 2nd Annual RunforEveryMind! Montgomery County Road Runners Club will time the 5K course using the IPICO Sportag Transponder system. This is a USATF sanctioned event. Online registration closes at 12pm on 9/15. Registration also available on 9/16 at Road Runner Sports in Rockville from 3-8pm and on race day, 9/17 at Meadowbrook Park in Chevy Chase.

  • Special Presentation: Bridging the Veteran and Non-Veteran World – β€œIs Anyone Listening?”

    The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs Presents a screening & post screening discussion of “Is Anybody Listening?” Tuesday, September 19th 6-8pm in Rockville MD. Free and open to the public.

  • FREE WORKSHOPS Military Service to Civilian Transition

    September 30th and October 21st. Sponsored by the Veterans and Military Ministry of Blessed Sacrament Parish and Veterans Voices DC. RSVP required.

  • Rally in the Valley October 21, 2017

    Join Platoon 22 at Rally in the Valley 2017 on October 21, 2017 at the Frederick Fairgrounds! For one day thousands unite to raise awareness and support our veterans. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time for this fundraising event.

  • Prince George’s Community College Veteran Resource Fair September 14th

    Come out for a day to learn about military and veteran related organizations and resources within the community. This event is open to all active duty,veterans, spouses, dependents, and/or caregivers.

  • Guitar Lessons with Glen McCarthy – Free for Military & Veterans!

    Hylton Performing Arts Center will be holding Guitar Lessons with Glen McCarthy on Tuesdays from September 5 through November 5 from 7 – 8 pm. FREE for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and military caregivers.

  • DC Networking Reception and Hiring Expo with the Washington Nationals

    Join Hiring Our Heroes for a job fair for service members, veterans, and military spouses at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Wednesday, September 6, 2017 to Thursday, September 7, 2017. All registered veterans and military spouses are eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend that evening’s game between the Nationals and the Phillies. The night before the hiring fair, please join the Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Program for a networking reception in at Capital One Headquarters in McLean, VA. Connect with recruiters from local and national businesses, community leaders, and local professionals, participate in mentoring sessions, and receive a complimentary professional LinkedIn profile photo.

  • Fighting for Another Tomorrow Charity Golf Tournament September 13th

    Announcing the Fighting for Another Tomorrow Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Platoon 22 on September 13, 2017. The event will include a 4-person best ball, breakfast, lunch and awards receptions following the golf. There will be raffles, a silent auction and many on course games!! Registration is required.