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Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Pack the Park – July 3

Coalition to Salute America's Heroes is teaming up with the Frederick Keys this year to again provide FREE tickets to active duty military, veterans and first responders! Frederick Keys vs. Lynchburg Hillcats at the Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium Date: July 3rd, 2018. Time: Gates open 6pm, game time 7pm.

Cyber Training and Education Conference – June 26

Save the date! Cyber Training & Education Conference: Equipping Veterans and Teachers with needed Cyber Skills. Tuesday, June 26 from 9 am - 4:30 pm at the George Mason University Science and Technology Campus in Manassas.

The Distinguished Service Awards – July 18

The Northern Virginia Chamber’s Distinguished Service Awards will be held on Thursday, July 18, 11:30am – 1:30 pm at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner! It is a fantastic event celebrating Veterans, Businesses & Leaders in Greater Washington for their service to veterans in the Greater Washington business community.

Blue Star Cares Avatar – Train the Trainer – June 14 & 19

Blue Star Families is hosting a train the trainer opportunity for their Blue Star Cares Avatar Program. Upcoming trainings will be held on June 14 and 19 via webinar.

Midnight Pilgrimage for Veterans

Join Vet Church and the Veterans Spirituality Ministry at Washington National Cathedral for a late night pilgrimage at the Cathedral. Gathering outside the cathedral just before midnight, we'll undertake a journey of healing, connection, and blessing as we move into the building and are led in periods of silence and song, guided reflection and shared prayer. Those of all faiths and none are welcome.

Garden of Jokes – A Veterans Comedy Show

Up Top Acres and the Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) are joining forces once more to host another special Veterans Comedy Show at one of Up Top's rooftop farms. This performance will feature comedians who have graduated from ASAP's Comedy Bootcamp program, the first stand-up comedy class in the country for veterans. The event will provide a platform for veteran comedians to showcase their talents and tell their hilarious stories in front of members of the DC community. Saturday, June 23rd from 7:30-10:00PM. Tickets are $15.

Military & Veteran Business Council – Jun 28

Join the top companies in the region that support and employ veterans at the Veteran & Military Business Council Happy Hour! There will be remarks by Mike Molino, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy, ASRC Fedeal on the GovCon M&A market, followed by opportunities to strengthen the Council through the development of meaningful business relationships. Thursday, June 28 from 4:30 - 6:30 PM at BNY Wealth Management in Tysons, VA.

Military-Connected Children National Training Seminar – Jul 23-25

Military Child Education Coalition will be holding their 20th Annual National Training Seminar themed "Strong Roots. Sustainable Futures" July 23 -25 in Washington, DC. There are two sessions available at no registration cost for their Pre-Conference Seminars on Monday, July 25, specifically titled "Issues Impacting Communities."

HUD 2018 SDVOSB Vendor Outreach Event – Jun 21

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) and Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO) are co-sponsoring a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Vendor Outreach Event at the HUD Headquarters Building in Washington, DC. The outreach event will provide businesses, both new and experienced, access to information on the laws, rules, and regulations that govern the SDVOSB Program.

Emotional Freedom Technique

ServingTogether Blog. June 7, 2018 by Neil Goodman on Emotional Freedom Technique. 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

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