Events

  • Community Caregiver Event – Learn to cook with an Instant Pot – Sept 15

    Blue Star Families will be hosting a Community Caregiver event on “Learning to Cook with an Instant Pot” on Friday, September 15 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at the USO on Fort Belvoir. The nourishment of the body is food, the nourishment for the soul is feeding others. Did you know you can nourish yourself and your loved ones in less than 20 minutes? Caregivers, come learn how to save time nourishing your mind, body, and soul using the Instant Pot. Share the experience by bringing a friend or neighbor with you.

  • Boots to Business Reboot – Agribusiness – Oct 30 & 31

    AGRIBUSINESS? WHAT’S AGRIBUSINESS?? Over 45% of military recruits come from rural communities – and return to those rural communities after service – so it is in the U.S. economic and national security interests to enable small business ownership in agribusiness. But what is “agribusiness”? The U.S. agriculture sector extends beyond large farms business to include […]

  • Project Opportunity Small Business Program beginning in September

    Project Opportunity offers an intensive 10-week small business program for Veterans that meets one night a week and is facilitated by business professionals and subject matter experts. They will be holding an upcoming 10 week session beginning September 25 in Leonardtown, MD. To learn more, check out their orientation on September 7 at 6:30 pm. Training and materials are provided FREE to veterans, but space is limited. Register now.

  • Child Care Resources for Military Families – Sept 14

    The Fort Belvoir Collaborative will be holding their monthly meeting on Thursday, September 14 from 12 – 2 pm at the USO on Fort Belvoir. It will be a topic-driven discussion on Child Care Resources for Military Families on and around Fort Belvoir. We’ll have representatives from: Fort Belvoir Child & Youth Services, Fairfax County Office for Children, and Easter Seals Child Development Center. Join in on the discussion to learn about programs and services available for military families in the region, and have an opportunity to learn, ask questions, network and share. To ensure available space, registration for this meeting is required.

  • Military Appreciation Day at National Portrait Gallery – Aug 26

    Blue Star Families will be hosting a Military Family Appreciation Day at the National Portrait Gallery as part of their Blue Star Museums program on Saturday, August 26 from 11 am – 1:30 pm. There will be live a bluegrass band, private tours with a curator, kids’ activities and popcorn!

  • 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! Hurry and register now to save money with early-bird rates! Montgomery County Road Runners Club will time the 5K course using the IPICO Sportag Transponder system. This is a USATF sanctioned event.

  • Registration for the DC VA Mental Health Summit 2017 Extended to Aug. 18th

    The Mental Health Summit will bring together key stakeholders and community partners with the goal of enhancing access to mental health services and addressing the mental healthcare needs of Veterans and their family members. This year’s theme will be “Justice Involved Veterans”. Registration is required.

  • 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.

  • Reveille Connect – Aug 18

    The Greater Springfield’s Chamber of Commerce Veterans Committee hosts a Quarterly Reveille Connect networking breakfast for veteran entrepreneurs, our military community and veterans in the workplace. The next event will be Friday, August 18 from 7:30 am – 9 am at Community Business Partnership in Springfield.

  • Corporate Gray Military Friendly Job Fair – September 21

    Corporate Gray Military Friendly Job Fair will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 9 am – 12:30 pm at The Waterford – Springfield, VA.