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Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland – Applications Available for Two Homes in Maryland

Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland is announcing the construction of two new homes, located in Fairmount Heights and Capitol Heights, Maryland. Applications open Thursday 11/01/2018 & close Saturday 12/15/2018.

Federal Resume Workshop

Applying for a federal job can be tedious and time-consuming. It is important to understand how you look on paper when looking for a job and this is accomplished by a strong resume. The purpose of this workshop is to teach the Ten Steps approach to apply for a federal job through USAJobs or direct hire. Multiple events available from November 2, 2018 to December 1, 2018. Registration is required.

Frederick Community Health Fair – October 27

The annual Frederick Community Health Fair hosted by the Asian American Center of Frederick will be held on Saturday, October 27th from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM at the Great Frederick Fairgrounds. This annual event brings medical service providers, local businesses, organizations, and the people of the community together for a day of FREE medical services and consultations. Flu Vaccines, Medial Screenings, Oral Health Screenings and referrals and many other services will be provided at no cost.

Stepping Forward in Grief Study

USUHS and Columbia University are conducting a ground breaking study and want to ensure the entire military/veteran survivor community has the opportunity to participate. 

Dog Tag Fellowship Applications Are Open!

Applications for Dog Tag Bakery's Winter 2019 Cohort are now open. This transformative fellowship program allows participants to: dip their toe back into education, earning a Certificate in Business Administration from Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies; gain first-hand experience working in Dog Tag Bakery, our social enterprise; and explore a wide-variety of civilian career paths. Application deadline is October 1st, 2018.

Breaking the Silence Screening in DC

An Oral History of Oregon's LGBTQ Veterans and Service Members. A special screening of this film will be held in the Nation's Capital on Wednesday, July 18th at 7pm. Presented together in partnership by the Human Rights Campaign, the D.C. Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs, and the D.C. Metropolitan Police.

Veterans Resource & Recognition Day in Frederick

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).

Meeting the Behavioral Health Needs of Older Veterans and their Caregivers

May 9th at 1:30pm EDT. This webinar will convene representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Veteran and Family Support Program to explore strategies and initiatives available to communities and caregivers.  The presenters will highlight peer support resources, caregiver respite options, and opportunities for partnering with veterans service organizations, military caregivers and family associations, and faith communities.  With these approaches, communities can bolster their support of aging veterans and their caregivers.  Registration is required.

Mindfulness 101: What it is, how it works, and why your brain will love it!

NEW! ServingTogether Blog. February 2018 by Curt Wooford, MA. Each month ServingTogether will feature a blog entry from one of our community partners working to improve the lives of military, veterans and their families in the National Capital Region through innovate programs, initiatives, research, cutting edge technology, etc. Please join us each month and read the featured blog. If you are interested in submitting for the Serving Together Blog section please contact Julie Riggs at jriggs@every-mind.org.

2018 Military Sexual Trauma Summit April 18

The Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council, in collaboration with DCVAMC Mental Health department, and the MST coordinator, Dr. Tsila Kirsh, is planning an MST Summit to be held on 4/18/2018. The objectives of the MST Summit include: educating participants about the prevalence of MST and how the VA responds to MST; increasing awareness of the available VA and community resources and different modalities of care for Veterans experiencing mental and physical health challenges as a result of MST; and educating participants about the challenges service members face when deciding whether to report assault. Registration is required.

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