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2019 Veteran’s Legislative Summit

The Maryland General Assembly Veterans Caucus is holding the 2019 Veteran's Legislative Summit on December 11, 2019 at 9:00 AM at the Miller Senate Office Building. Join in a discussion on veteran specific issues and policy priorities for the upcoming 2020 Legislative Session. Please RSVP to attend.

Volunteer Opportunities at Promise Landing Farm

Promise Landing Farm is holding their first volunteer orientation and training at their facility in Upper Marlboro, MD on Wednesday, December 11th from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. Military, Veterans and family members interested in volunteering with the horses at the farm are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP and complete a volunteer form prior to attending.

Emotional Grit Workshop Dec 14

Join The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals and the American Red Cross on Saturday, 12/14 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm for a Holiday Ornament and Emotional Grit Workshop. Veterans and military families will learn how to understand the many emotions that come with challenges and transitions while painting beautiful holiday ornaments for the whole family! This workshop will help participants recognize when behaviors, thoughts and feelings are  manageable and when they could be signs or symptoms of depression. Registration is requested.

Veteran Business Pop-Up Shop Dec 14

Veteran Pop Ups are the first premier event of its kind, showcasing veteran businesses to the community through a pop-up shopping model. Join Veterans Grow Virginia on December 14 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm for the 1st Annual Veteran Business Holiday Pop-Up Shop featuring Veteran and their spouse owned businesses! Mix and mingle, while enjoying a nice cup of “Joe” as you pick up those special holiday gifts!

A Commonwealth Coffee Honoring Virginia Veterans

Senator Mark R. Warner and Senator Tim Kaine cordially invite you to a Commonwealth Coffee honoring Virginia veterans. The coffee serves as an opportunity for veterans, active duty service members, their families, and Virginia’s broader military community to speak with the Senators and members of their staff.

A Showcase of Veteran Artists Dec 5th

The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) invites you to a memorable evening of live music, laughter, and striking stories from their community of veteran-artists and special guests. Featuring performances by veteran comedians, musicians, and storytellers, the event will showcase our veteran-artists’ creative work and share the impact of the arts in their lives.  Reception 6:30 pm, Show 7:30 pm. National Press Club: 529 14th St NW, Washington DC.  Tickets: $45

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Nov 26

Each year, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention supports hundreds of large and small Survivor Day events around the world, in which suicide loss survivors come together to find connection, understanding and hope through their shared experience. Join them at the Columbia, MD event on Saturday, November 23rd from 1:00-4:00 PM. The event features an AFSP-produced documentary that offers a message of growth, resilience and connection.

Alarm.com G.R.I.T. Apprenticeship Program

Check out this new and ground-breaking technology apprenticeship opportunity targeted to Veterans and military spouses at Alarm.com.  The NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative is a partner with the Northern Virginia Community College working under a GO Virginia grant on this program and it includes full pay and benefits from day 1- no experience is required for either position but candidates will be assessed for aptitude.  Note that the deadline for submissions is 1 December 2019. 

Host a Veteran for Thanksgiving

22 March for Life is seeking persons interested in hosting a veteran or first responded this Thanksgiving Holiday.  The organization is also asking any veteran or first responder who has no where to go for the holiday to contact them to be matched with a host. Don't spend it alone! Email 22marchforlifeinc@gmail.com to sign up. 

Corporate Gray Military Friendly Job Fair

You are invited to attend the Corporate Gray Military-Friendly Job Fair at the Waterford Reception Center in Springfield and meet face-to-face with Lockheed Martin, Leidos, LMI, HII - Newport News Shipbuilding, Intelsat, OBXtek, ARServices, Alban CAT, National Security Agency, Cognosante, State Farm, Preferred Systems Solutions, Harmonia, Institute for Defense Analyses, Edward Jones, HTii, Milton Hershey School, Prince William County Police, Enterprise Information Services, and more! November 22nd 9am to 12 noon in Springfield, VA. Registration recommended.

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