ServingTogether, in conjunction with Fairfax County Office of Public Private Private Partnerships (OP3) will be holding a Veteran Housing Connections Forum on Monday, March 26 from 9 am - 1 pm at the Fairfax Government Center in Fairfax, VA. Organizations that work with or support veteran housing needs are encouraged to attend. More details to come soon on speakers and panelists for the event!
Veterans Voices and the Veterans & Military Ministry of Blessed Sacrament Parish invite Veterans, Active Duty Military Service Members, and Military and Veteran Spouses to a FREE Transition Workshop: Writing from the Heart and Soul: A Workshop for Veterans and Active Duty Military on Saturday, March 3 from 10 am - 1 pm at 5034 Wisconsin Avenue, NW 2nd Floor Knights of Columbus Washington, DC 20016.
ASAP is thrilled to be invited to perform at the Atlas INTERSECTIONS 2018 Festival, one of DC’s most prominent theater festivals. A handful of their veteran artists - as well as US Navy Veteran and world-touring comedian PJ Walsh - will be performing in a storytelling and stand-up comedy show entitled, "More than a Uniform.” This will be one of ASAP's most powerful performances to date. As such, they are offering free tickets to ensure the community can experience the show.
NEW! ServingTogether Blog. February 16, 2018 by Curt Wooford, 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 email@example.com.
Are you ready to sweat? Autria Godfrey from ABC7’s Good Morning Washington and Media Personality Aly Jacobs are teaming up with Barry’s Bootcamp to host an intense workout that benefits ServingTogether. Saturday, February 24 at 2 pm at 1345 19th St NW, Washington DC. Cost: $34.
Register for the Virginia’s HIRE VETS NOW Networking Event on March 22 at Fort Belvoir to share in camaraderie, professional development and career networking. You’re invited to connect directly with Virginia companies seeking to hire Veterans. Bring your resume and enjoy networking in a fun, casual setting. A grab-and-go lunch will be provided. This event is free and open to active duty service members scheduled to transition over the next year, Guard and Reserve, and veterans.
Project Welcome Home Troops will be conducting a Power Breath Meditation Meditation Workshop in Reston, VA February 22-26. This is a FREE workshop for veterans. Especially those dealing with stress, anxiety and sleep problems.
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals and The Veterans Consortium are holding a one day free veterans legal and benefits clinic on Wednesday, March 7th from 10am to 7pm. Talk to an attorney or veteran service officer for free who can help you with your issues. Appointments recommended.
The Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship Program 2018-2019 Application Available Now in MDCAPS (Maryland College Aid Processing System). This scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to United States armed forces personnel who served in the Afghanistan or Iraq Conflicts, and their sons, daughters, or spouses who are current high school seniors, and full-time or part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students enrolled in an eligible accredited Maryland postsecondary institution.
The Virginia Women Veterans Summit will be held on June 14 & 15 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. This year's focus is on Change Makers and Trailblazers. Hosted by Virginia Department of Veteran Services, U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs, Disabled American Veterans, Virginia National Guard, Women Veterans Interactive, VEC and ESGR. More details to come.