Project Next S.T.E.P. is now accepting applications for the Project Management Professional Program that will begin on May 29th and end on July 21. With classes Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6-9:30 as well as Saturday mornings from 9-12 at USO Metro - Fort Belvoir. To qualify you must be a transitioning service member or an active duty spouse! Applications due May 15 at noon.
Hope and Healing: A Spiritual Open House for Veterans will be held at Washington National Cathedral Sundays: April 29, May 27, and June 24, 1-4pm at The Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage and chapels on the lower level.
This is going to be a big event with a goal of 1,000 fire alarms installed. Red Cross will be partnering with Prince George’s County FD, County Leaders, Red Cross national leaders, corporate leaders, and MD political leaders. This is going to be a great half day volunteer event with the chance to literally save lives!
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.
ServingTogether Blog. April 19, 2018 by Curt Wooford, MA. It’s Raining, it’s Pouring, Mindfully Exploring. Using the RAIN technique to cut through confusion 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Belvoir's ACS/SFL Spring 2018 Career Fair will be Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 9:00 am-2:00 pm at Fort Belvoir Community Center (10300 Taylor Road, Ft Belvoir VA 22060). OPEN TO: Transitioning Service Members, Veterans, Retirees, Military Family Members, and DoD ID Card Holders. 9 am - 10 am open to wounded warriors only. Registration required either at the door or on-line.
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 Expo is intended for Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists, Spouses, and Caregivers. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Opening. Guest Speaker: CSM (Retired) Victor Angry. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Various Information Sessions. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Networking and Dinner. 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Public Forum with representatives from the Martinsburg VAMC, NCA and local government
Intended for Military Families with children ages 0-5 years old, join Blue Star Families as they participate in a morning of fun at the Roer's Zoofari! Pet and feed the animals, go on a wagon ride, and enjoy socializing with other military families with children! Registration is required. For more information, or to register, please call 703-696-3512.