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ServingTogether Highlights July 2019

Highlights from ServingTogether for the month of July! Check out what we've been up to- our Annual In Progress Review, our first-ever Regional Community of Practice Training event, our new Program Manager, and check out the dates for our next Open Forum and Collaborative meetings!

Vietnam Veteran Pinning Ceremony & Blue Water Navy Resource Fair – Aug 16

The Office of Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton will be hosting a Vietnam Veteran Pinning Ceremony and a Resource Fair for Vietnam Veterans.   Though the fair is geared to assist all Vietnam Veterans, recent changes to federal law which allow “Blue Water Navy” Vietnam Veterans to file claims related to Agent Orange exposure will be a specific focus area for the fair. The event will take place at the Purcellville Baptist Church, in Purcellville, VA on Friday, August 16th from 10am-2pm. The pinning ceremony will take place between 10am-10:30am with the resource fair to follow directly afterward.

Military Mojo Career Conference – Sept 6

Military Mojo is holding a Career Conference in the National Capital! September 6, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City (1250 South Hayes Street Arlington, VA 22202). Registration is limited. Candidates $25.

Veterans Leadership Council DC x Capital One Event – Aug 21

Join fellow veteran leaders for an evening of discussion and networking at the new Capital One Cafe in Chinatown. Capital One graciously offered to sponsor this event and host VLC for the evening. Amid networking, VLC members will have the opportunity to meet some of the Capital One team to learn about their veteran recruitment and initiatives. August 21 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at Capital One Cafe in DC.

BRAVO – Business Resources to Advance Veteran Opportunities – Aug 9

Hiring Our Heroes' first-ever BRAVO conference, you are invited to enjoy a free content-rich day centered on empowering veterans and military spouses in small business. Friday, August 9. 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Capital One Campus in McLean, VA

Southern Maryland Veterans Collaborative – Aug 9

The next Southern Maryland Veterans Collaborative is Friday, August 9 from 10 am - 11:30 am at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. 

Mindfulness and EFT Workshops

USO Warrior & Family Center at Fort Belvoir will be holding Mindfulness and EFT workshops on Tuesday, August 6 and September 3 from 6 - 8 pm at the USO on Fort Belvoir.

2nd Annual WWP & Walter Reed Softball Classic – Aug 11

Wounded Warrior Project will be holding their 2nd Annual WWP and Walter Reed Softball Classic on Sunday, August 11. They are seeking interested military and veteran focused non-profits to attend to show support and resources for our Wounded Warriors.

Courage has a Voice – Aug 2

Veterans and Servicemembers at the USO Warrior and Family Center at Fort Belvoir are participating in a music and writing workshop with a culminating performance at the Hylton Center on Friday, August 2.  Anyone is welcome to attend the show and show support for these service members and veterans! Tickets are free.

Key Findings from the ServingTogether One Year In Progress Review

A recap of ServingTogether's One Year In Progress Review including some of the key findings from our first year of data, stories from our providers and the clients we have served, and the impact of the network on our communities. Download the slide presentation or watch the recorded webinar from the event.

Connecting Those Who Have Served