Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the Wreathes Across America Mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. Volunteers are invited to participate in this annual event on December 15, 2018 at Arlington Cemetery. Registration is required.
Please join us for our six-month In Progress Review (IPR). This is an opportunity to give your feedback on how we can improve our coordinated network of care. What are we doing right? Where are we falling short? Your feedback will help us keep moving in the right direction.
The Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Montgomery County, MD is up and running. Please consider having your health care provided there, Effective January 6, 2019 Ride on Bus will run from the Shady Grove and Rockville Metro Stations to the clinic every 30 minutes from 6 am until 8:30 pm. This is a brand new, state of the art facility and there is plenty of ample free on-site parking.
Make a commitment to change how you and others talk to veterans and military families. As November comes to a close, in honor of our service members, veterans, and their families (SMVF), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s SMVF Technical Assistance Center is featuring the webinar Asking this Critical Question Can Make a Difference: “Have you or a loved one ever served in the military?” on YouTube.
Highlights from ServingTogether for the month of November! Check out what we've been up to, updates from AmericaServes and our upcoming collaborative information.
The Steven A Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals is collecting gently worn coats for veterans and their families. Donations will be accepted November 13 thru January 31st. Drop off at Easterseals, 1420 Spring Street, Silver Spring.
The Economic Development Committee of the Fairfax County Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), hosts 1st Annual “Veteran and Black Owned Business Expo”. Sat, December 15, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Thomas Jefferson High School 6560 Braddock Road Alexandria, Virginia 22312.
The Steven A Cohen Military Family Clinic and the Veterans Consortium ProBono Program are offering a free one day veterans legal clinic on Wednesday, November 28th from 10AM to 6PM. Talk to an attorney for free on a variety of issues to include Veteran Benefits, Disability/Benefits Claims and Landlord/Tenant Law. Appointments are required.
How do we create meaning from memory? The best poetry is written about what we know, and this class will look at how to successfully craft poems out of specific memories. This workshop will take place at the Capitol Post office (625 N Washington St. Ste #425, Alexandria, VA 22314) from 10 AM - 2 PM on Saturday, November 17. There are a few spaces remaining for this workshop. The session is open to/free for all spouses of service members (active and reserve) and veterans. Applications required.
The Frederick Community Action Agency will hand out turkeys and other food items during the agency’s annual Thanksgiving meal giveaway. November 20th from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Keys Stadium in Frederick.