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Mindfulness and Stress

ServingTogether Blog. August 16, 2018 by Neil Goodman on Mindfulness and Stress. Twice a 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. Check back every two weeks for the new featured blog. If you are interested in submitting for the Serving Together Blog section please contact Julie Riggs at jriggs@every-mind.org.

Warriors to the Workforce

The American Freedom Foundation will host Warriors To The Workforce National Harbor (WTTW) presented in association with Easter Seals Veteran Staffing Network and in conjunction with the Air Force Association's 2018 Air, Space and Cyber Conference on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD in the National Harbor Conference Room #10 from 0900 - 1400. Veterans, military service members and military spouses admission is free.  Registration is required.

Heroes on the River 3rd Annual Event – Sept 8

ATTENTION ALL VETERANS & ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY! Heroes on the River welcomes you to attend our 3rd annual event on the Shenandoah River. September 8 from 11 am - 5 pm in Boyce, VA.

Veteran/Military Outing to Camp Elk Tannery in Jamison City, PA

For veterans and military personnel, Sierra Club Military Outdoors is sponsoring a trip to Camp Elk Tannery in rural Pennsylvania. Please join them for a weekend of archery, hiking, cabin camping, and other outdoors activities during the weekends of August 17-19 and an October Weekend TBD. This outing provides the opportunity to experience the outdoors with the camaraderie of others that share a military background. 

Military Hiring Event at Washington Nationals – Sept 6

Hiring Our Heroes Military Hiring Expo with the Washington Nationals will be Thursday, September 6. All registered veteran and military spouse job seekers who attend the hiring expo are eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend the evening's game between the Nationals and Chicago Cubs. This event is free and is open to active duty service members, Guard and Reserve, veterans, and military spouses.

SAMHSA Webinar on Traumatic Brain Injury – Aug 28

SAMHSA’s Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance Center Presents: Traumatic Brain Injury Among Service Members and Veterans: What Behavioral Health Providers, Families and Peers Should Know. Date: August 28, 2018. Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. ET. Via webinar.

Paper Making and Warrior Writers Workshop – Aug 20-24

USO Metro presents Paper Making and Warrior Writers Workshop - Turn uniforms into handmade paper, and tell your story through art. At the USO Warrior and Family Center at Bethesda on Aug 20th - 23rd, 2018. Two Sessions Available to choose from 1-3pm or 4-6pm.

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock 10th District Veterans Jobs Fair – Aug 24

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) today announced the 2nd Annual 10th Congressional District Veterans Jobs Fair that will take place on August 24th.  The Veterans Jobs Fair will consist of federal and state agencies, businesses, local Chambers of Commerce, and veterans organizations seeking to employ or assist our skilled military when they transition to civilian jobs.

2018 DC VA Mental Health Summit

The Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold its Mental Health Summit 2018 on Tuesday, September 18 at 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The summit will be hosted by the DC Mayor's Office of Veteran Affairs and held at the Old Council Chambers (near the Judiciary Square Metro Station), 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. This year’s theme is “Healing Trauma: A Unified Front”. The summit is being held to bring together key stakeholders, veterans and community partners to enhance access to mental health services as well as address the mental health needs of Veterans and their family members residing in DC, MD and VA. This is a free event. Space is limited and registration is required.

Nutrition Lunch & Learn Workshop

Hosted by the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic. Bring your lunch and join an in-store nutritionist at Giant for a nutrition workshop. Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00PM at Easterseals in Silver Spring, MD. Registration is required.

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