Fort Belvoir Collaborative

The Fort Belvoir Collaborative started as a grass-roots program through the Fort Belvoir Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC).  Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of every other month at the USO Warrior and Family Center at Fort Belvoir.

Co-Chairs: 

Christy Kenady | ckenady@every-mind.org

Mary Santini | mary.santini@redcross.org

Collaborative Charter


2019 Meetings:

  • Thursday, January 17, 2019, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
    • Agenda
    • Follow Up
    • Speakers:
      • Steve Zappalla – Center for Veterans in Transition
      • Neil “Kneel” Goodman – Mindfulness allWays
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
    • Agenda
    • Follow Up
    • Speakers
      • Ann Campbell – Centerstone
      • Heidi Lenzini – Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center
  • Thursday, April 18, 2019, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
    • Agenda
    •  Speakers
      • Maura Levesque, Wellness Coordinator, 701st MP Group at Fort Belvoir
      • Betsy Eves, Operation Gratitude, Dog Tag Inc., Elizabeth Dole Foundation and more!
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
    • Speakers
      • Charlie Mann, Celestial Manna
  • Thursday, August 15, 2019, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
  • Thursday, December 19, 2019, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir

2018 Meetings:

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
  • Thursday, March 15, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
  • Thursday, May 17, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
  • Thursday, August 16, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
  • Thursday, September 20, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
  • Thursday, October 18, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
    • CANCELLED due to weather.
    • Agenda
  • Thursday, December 20, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm, USO Fort Belvoir
    • Agenda
    • Follow Up
    •  Speakers:
      • Debra Balestreri, Workhouse Arts Center, Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative
      • Nancy Rae Talley, Soaring Spirit Yoga Studio, Yoga for Vets and Vetoga initiatives