Come out to this year's Frederick Veterans Resource & Recognition Day on Wednesday, July 11th from 9:00am -2:00pm. The event is being held at the Frederick Senior Center and will feature veteran resources, lunch and Keynote speaker The Honorable George Owings, III - Maryland Secretary of Veteran Affairs. This is a free event. This event is in collaboration with the Frederick County Veteran's Engagement Board (CVEB).
Save the date! Cyber Training & Education Conference: Equipping Veterans and Teachers with needed Cyber Skills. Tuesday, June 26 from 9 am - 4:30 pm at the George Mason University Science and Technology Campus in Manassas.
Blue Star Families is hosting a train the trainer opportunity for their Blue Star Cares Avatar Program. Upcoming trainings will be held on June 14 and 19 via webinar.
Free Veteran Health & Information Fair. June 13, 2018 from 9am-2pm at the Marvin Center, 801 21st ST NW, Washington, DC. Three workshops available. Pre-registration is requested. Presented by the DC VA Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council in partnership with AMVETS Post #12 & The George Washington University.
Free 6-week pottery class for veterans. April 26th through June 7th. Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm in Baltimore. Registration required.
Join The Travis Manion Foundation and The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals for an interactive discussion about character. Character Does Matter Mentors develop character and leadership skills in young adults. Grounded in the evidence-based field of Positive Psychology, they use a strengths-based approach to develop character traits in the next generation through a combination of informal discussions and activity-based learning. Open to Kids ages 11-20. Saturday, April 28th from 10:00-11:00am. Registration is required.
This event brings together veterans, community leaders, employers, and government agencies from the federal, state, and local levels to raise awareness about the services and benefits offered specifically for women veterans. The summit will also host exhibitors whose mission involves the wellness and wholeness of women veterans and feature notable presenters. June 14 & 15 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, VA. Registration is required.
We are closer than ever to achieving a closely coordinated system of care for our region's veterans and their families. As a provider of services to our nation's heroes, YOUR participation is essential. Register for training, Monday, April 9th on the regional platform that will save your organization's resources while ensuring that veterans and their families are connected and served more efficiently than ever before.
Hear a story. Tell a story. Change the story. Give an Hour is hosting two live events in conjunction with the film, Into the Light. Join GAH for a Facebook Live event on Tuesday, April 3rd at 12pm EST and for a Twitter Chat on Thursday, April 26th at 1pm EST. "Into the Light focuses on Brendan O’Toole, a former Marine, and his struggle to assimilate back into society after returning from war and Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen, founder and president of Give an Hour, as she comes to the realization that she needs to share her own story."
Tuesday, April 10th from 5:00-8:00pm in Laurel, MD. An event to provide local veterans the opportunity to meet with businesses and non-profit organizations dedicated to providing services, support and jobs to veterans. All Active, Guard and Reserve veterans are invited to attend.