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VETERANS DAY 2018 OBSERVANCES AROUND THE DMV

Veterans Day is the perfect opportunity to attend events such as laying wreaths, parades, concerts and more to learn about the importance of the Veterans Day holiday. Find events near you in the National Capital Region.

The Wounded Warrior Experience – Oct 25

The Wounded Warrior Experience features inspiring stories of sacrifice and recovery from wounded veterans and service members. Hosted by Jennifer Griffin, National Security Correspondent of Fox News Channel, the program touches on issues faced by wounded warriors, the resources available to them, and their successes in moving forward in their lives. The program, now in its nineth year, highlights the importance of aiding America’s heroes during their transition from military to civilian life. Thursday, October 25 from 6 - 10 pm at William G. McGowan Theater - The National Archives (700 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC).

Career Workshop for Veterans – Nov 15

MITRE will be holding a Career Veterans Workshop on Thursday, November 15 from 8:45 am - 3 pm at their location in McLean, VA. This special event will include one-on-one guidance and group overviews that focus on: strengthening your resume, maximizing your job search opportunities, leveraging social media and networking skills. RSVP by Nov. 8.

Welcome Veterans with Disabilities into the Workplace Webinar – Nov 7

The Mid-Atlantic ADA Center and TransCen, Inc. present and upcoming webinar on Welcoming Veterans with Disabilities into the Workplace. Wednesday, November 7 from 2:00 - 3:30 PM Eastern. This session is designed to educate the business community about veterans with disabilities who are transitioning to the workplace. Participants will explore how to create a welcoming environment for veterans with disabilities and learn about the unique aspects of military culture. The presenters will discuss attitudes and behaviors that can affect veterans with disabilities, and examine how that might impact employee engagement in the business culture.

BrainHealth & Stress Solutions Military Caregiver Retreat – Nov 30-Dec 1

Registration is now open for the Washington, DC BrainHealth & Stress Solutions: Military Caregiver Retreat at the MGM National Harbor Resort, 101 MGM National Avenue, Oxon Hill, MD 20745 to be held Friday, November 30 - Saturday, December 1, 2018.  This retreat includes double-occupancy hotel accommodations, workshop materials, meals and Friday evening activities.  (Transportation to/from the retreat is not included.)

Healing Waters Frederick Event Oct 23rd

Healing Waters Fly Fishing Program has started a Frederick Maryland Chapter. Are you a disabled veteran who wants to learn more about fly fishing? Healing Waters is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active service members and veterans through fly fishing and associated activities. Come learn more at the Frederick Chapter open house on Tuesday, October 23rd from 7:00-9:00 PM.

The Rise of Integrative Medicine

ServingTogether Blog. October 18, 2018. The Rise of Integrative Medicine by Curt Woolford, MA. 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.

Mental Health First Aid: Military/Veterans – Nov 1

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals is partnering with ServingTogether, a program of EveryMind to offer a Mental Health First Aid: Military and Veteran Module 8 hour course.  If you a veteran or an individual working with veterans in our community this is the training for you. This workshop is provided for FREE and lunch and refreshments will be provided. Registration required! Seating is limited. Register now.

Expungement Clinic October 20th

Free Maryland Legal Aid expungement clinic on Saturday, October 20th from 10AM to 12PM in Clinton, MD. Being hosted by Employ Prince George's County and the Prince George's County Workforce Development Board. Registration is required.

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.

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