Community

  • Recovery Resource Open House – Sept 27

    The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) invites you to join them and behavioral health partners, for a FREE open house to provide answers and information on issues that you, your family, and your community are facing. The Recovery Resource Open House will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the CSB’s Merrifield Center on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. In addition to CSB clinicians, representatives from a wide range of treatment providers will be available to answer questions and provide information on substance use disorder services available in Fairfax County and around the region.

  • SemperFit Health Fair & Walk/Run at Work Day – Sept 14

    Semper Fit Health Fair and Football Combine and the Marine Corps Marathon National Walk/Run at Work Day will be held on Thursday, September 14, at Butler Stadium at MCB Quantico. The rain location will be inside the Barber Physical Activity Center.

  • 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.

  • 10th Annual Fairfax Out of the Darkness Community Walk – Sept 16

    The 10th Annual Fairfax Out of the Darkness Community Walk – Walk to Fight Suicide – will be held on Saturday, September 16 beginning at 9 am.

  • 9/11 Heroes Run – Alexandria – Sept 9

    The 9/11 Heroes Run 5k +1/2M family fun run/walk will be held on Saturday, September 9 at 9:00 AM at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Alexandria, VA. Runners and walkers of all levels and of all ages are welcome. Events take place all over the world, on or near September 11th, and are 100% organized by local community volunteers. It is the perfect opportunity for your community to personally come out and thank your local veterans, their families, and first responders in an annual, fun, and family friendly environment!

  • Fort Belvoir Retiree Appreciation Day – Sept 8

    The Fort Belvoir Retiree Appreciation Day will be held on Friday, September 8 from 8 am – 3 pm. There will be a Breakfast, Health & Wellness Fair, & Lunch at the Specker Field House from 8 am – 12:45 pm. And then presentations at the Barden Education Center from 1 – 3 pm. Cake cutting will be held at Fort Belvoir Exchange at 3:30 pm.

  • The Veterans History Project Would Love to Hear Your Story

    The Veterans History Project (VHP) of the Library of Congress American Folklife Center is primarily an oral history program that collects and preserves the firsthand interviews of America’s wartime veterans. The DC Mayor’s office of Veterans Affairs conducts VHP interviews weekly. Interested veterans should contact the office to schedule and interview.

  • Sound the Alarm Home Fire Prevention – Volunteer Opportunity

    The American Red Cross will be holding Sound the Alarm Home Fire Prevention Campaign events in 3 locations in Prince Georges County and in Brightwood Park in DC in September and October 2017. In partnership with local fire departments, they are hoping to mobilize partners, volunteers, staff and community members/leaders to install nearly 2,000 smoke alarms. They are seeking volunteers to come out and join in this important effort.

  • 2017 Joint Base Andrews Air Show – Sept 16 & 17

    The Joint Base Andrews 2017 Air Show will be held on Saturday & Sunday, September 16-17. It is free and open to the public. Rehearsal day will be held on Friday, September 15 open to DoD ID card holders only.

  • Building Networks of Support for Service Members, Veterans, and their Families

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) SMVF Technical Assistance (TA) Center will host a webinar that highlights three examples of VSOs and other veteran initiatives that are partnering with the community to better serve the behavioral health needs of veterans and their families: (1) The George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, (2) the Cohen Veterans Network, and (3) the Student Veterans of America. Participants will learn how they can work together with these organizations and others to strengthen their community’s network of support. Registration is required.