March 2019 is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Few people think about traumatic brain injury (TBI) unless they have one or know someone who has one. Know the signs and symptoms of brain injuries in adults and children, the common causes of TBI, and how it may impact mental health. Re-post of a resource by Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center DVBIC. This is part of the A Head For the Future initiative by DVBIC which provides resources to help the military community prevent, recognize and recover from traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Run As One is a unique engagement opportunity where members of Team Red, White & Blue, Team Rubicon, and The Mission Continues, along with members of their community and veteran supporters come together for a day of solidarity to showcase how exercise, community, and inclusivity combine to combat mental health challenges. Save the date for this year's run - April 13, 2019.
in honor of Women's History Month, The Resume Place invites women to attend two free leadership and career webinars hosted by Kathryn Troutman, Federal Career Coach. Webinar 1: Let's talk about Women's Leadership... and YOUR RESUME! Monday March 18th and Wednesday, March 20th. Webinar 2: The Stars are Lined Up for Military Spouses on USAJOBS, 2nd Ed. Monday March 25th and Friday, March 29th. Registration is required.
Please join the DC Vet Center for their First Annual "Learn & Share Luncheon," March 28th from 12:00-2:00pm in DC. The theme of this luncheon will focus on Women's History Month. RSVP by March 25th.
Did you attend the Muster DC? Did you miss it and wish you had? There were lots of great connections made that day! Join Capitol Post & Bunker Labs to regroup and reconnect over happy hour at Valor Brewpub. Discover like-minded veterans and entrepreneurs across the DMV as we move these connections and ideas forward. March 26 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at Valor Brewpub in DC.
Walking Together, a Retreat for Warriors and Caregivers is open to all veterans, active duty and reserve military, spouses, and caregivers. During the walk participants will reflect on spiritual and personal life journeys. Saturday, March 30 from 9:30am - 2:00pm in Washington DC. This workshop will be led by Susan Mitchell, a member of the Ministry team and a lay chaplain who previously led our veterans' writing workshops on the Lament Psalms during the Spring and Fall of 2018. Registration is required.
This event will feature a panel of local agency representatives who will provide an overview of available resources along the continuum of care for veterans who are involved in the District's criminal justice system. Tuesday, March 26 from 2:30-4:00 PM. Registration is required.
Veterans Curation Program (VCP) is accepting applications for their next session, beginning May 6th. The VCP is a five-month program that provides employment, vocational training, and technology skills to veterans seeking to improve their access to the mainstream job market. Interviews will be starting next week through April.
Join the Women Veteran Chamber of Commerce for the 1st Annual Veteran Women Government Contracting Symposium on Tuesday, March 26 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm in Lanham, MD. Keynote Presenter: Laurie is President of the veteran, woman owned business, Civility Management Solutions in Greenbelt, MD. Registration is required.
Celebrate Communication is the area's premier information fair for anyone with an interest in or connection to hearing loss. Saturday, April 17 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Springfield Town Center in Springfield, VA.