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Applications Being Accepted for ASAP’s Storytelling

Armed Services Art Partnership has partnered with Story District to offer a free storytelling class for veterans, service members, military families, and caregivers. Turn good stories into great performances in this five-week Storytelling 101 course. Registration required.

DC VA Winterhaven Sat Jan 28

The annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down is scheduled for Saturday January 28th at the Washington DC VA Medical Center from 9am to 2pm.

Blue Star Families – Caregivers Event – Feb 3

Blue Star Families will be hosting an event for service member and veteran caregivers on Friday, February 3 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Soldier & Family Assistance Center on Fort Belvoir. The event will allow fellow caregivers to learn the benefits of essential oils. Lunch, chocolate fondue found, and personalized oils will be provided.

The Muster DC – Feb 23

The Muster DC will be held on Thursday, February 23. Showcase veteran entrepreneurs, empower the DC entrepreneurial ecosystem, connect veterans with each other, and foster growth, knowledge and success.

DC I-Corps Veteran Entrepreneur Lean Startup Program

Calling All Veteran Entrepreneurs! Are you a veteran with the passion for high-tech entrepreneurship, but you don't have a team or specific idea for a business in mind? DC I-Corps and George Washington University in partnership with the Small Business Administration Office of Veterans Business Development are offering a new program that teaches prospective veteran entrepreneurs how to create technology startups using technologies developed in Federal Labs. The program is free to selected participants.

Military Family Movie Night at the J – Jan 28

Project Welcome Home is having a Military Family Movie Night & Dinner on Saturday, Jan 28 at 6:30 pm at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia. They will be watching the “Sandlot” – a great family movie – and enjoy baseball food – hot dogs, pretzels, peanuts, and popcorn. Fee: $5 per person; $20 max per family.

Boots to Business Reboot – Feb 24

Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC), an SBA sponsored program of Community Business Partnership in Springfield, VA, will be conducting a Boots to Business Reboot program on Friday, February 24 from 9 am - 4 pm at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. This is a great two-step entrepreneurship training program for veterans and their spouses.

DOD Unveils Redesigned National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory, a website that provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels, unveiled an updated design and layout this week.

Uncommon Coders – Learn Java at no cost

Northern Virginia Technology Council is pleased to announce a new program under the Veteran Employment Initiative (VEI) for 2017- Uncommon Coders. Northern Virginia Community College has partnered with the NVTC Veteran Employment Initiative to provide a no-cost course teaching the Java programming language to a cohort of up to 20 Veterans and military/Veteran spouses.

Veteran Networking Breakfast – Jan 24

Objective Rally Point will be holding it's next monthly Veteran Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, January 24 from 7:15 am - 9 am at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, VA. Cost is $35 and includes a full breakfast.

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