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This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to connect our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area with events, opportunities, organizations, and resources to improve their lives and empower them. Events and Bulletin Board posts are submitted and managed by various organizations across the NYC Metro area; please address questions or concerns directly to the point of contact listed for each post. This listing is for informational purposes and does not constitute endorsement. 

We welcome your submissions at ourveterans@nycveteransalliance.org for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email olivia@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 07:00 PM
    VFW Post 7096 in Brooklyn, NY

    VA Home Loan Workshop

    The Veteran Homebuyers Network would like to invite you to a free VA Home Loan Workshop on August 17, 7pm. You will learn everything you ever wanted to know about using your VA Home Loan Benefit to realize the American dream of home ownership.

    FREE Refreshments Served.

    Topics to be covered:

    • What is a VA Loan?
    • How is a VA Loan different from other Mortgage Programs?
    • Who is Eligible for a VA Loan?
    • How are you Pre-Approved for a VA Loan?
    • How are Closing Costs Handled on a VA Loan?
    • Dealing with Real Estate Brokers 
    • Question & Answer Session 



  • Friday, August 18, 2017 at 08:00 AM
    NBCUniversal in New York, NY

    Networking and Career Panel

    Learn how to leverage your military service and job experience to effectively advance your civilian career on August 18, 8am-2pm. Join WWE for a Veteran Career Panel & Networking Event, in support of Hire Heroes USA, and in partnership with NBCUniversal and Barclays Center.

    This free event will consist of career coaching sessions, industry panel Q&A featuring human resources and brand executives, and a networking event attended by hiring authorities from 30 companies in the Tri-State Area. Attendees will receive a WWE-branded resume portfolio, the opportunity to take a professional LinkedIn profile photo, and more!

    Breakfast and lunch will be provided
    WWE Superstars will be onsite for a meet & greet during registration
    Dress is business professional

    Register by August 7 to reserve your seat. 

     

  • Friday, August 18, 2017 at 09:30 AM

    Military Cultural Competence for Mental Health Professionals

    The workshop Military Cultural Competence for Mental Health Professionals will be August 18, 9:30am. The presentation is comprised of a two part series covering military cultural competence. The first part will form a general overview foundation (explicit elements of military culture), while the second part will dive deeper into understanding how to develop a strategy for therapy based in military cultural competence (implicit elements of military culture). A panel discussion with military service members will round out the learning. 

    Register here.

  • Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 08:30 AM · 10 rsvps
    Location TBD

    First Annual Battle of Brooklyn March

    On Saturday, August 19th, we're convening a group of NYC Veterans Alliance members and supporters to commemorate the 241st anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, the largest battle of the American Revolution, with a 17.76-mile march (walk) through neighborhoods, parks, and historic sites in Brooklyn. We'll also be celebrating the 2nd birthday of the NYC Veterans Alliance, and we're asking for your support to help us continue growing into our third year!

    CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE & REGISTER

  • Monday, August 21, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Rutgers Newark Campus in Newark, NJ

    Mini-MBA: Business Management for Military and Veterans at Rutgers

    The Mini-MBA: Business Management for Military and Veterans program offers an overview of the key concepts, tools, and techniques that are required to succeed in a challenging civilian business environment. This program August 21 - 25, uniquely mixes veterans, transitioning military personnel, and civilian employers in the same classroom to provide all with a better understanding of how to capitalize upon years of military training, and how the knowledge and skills gained apply to a civilian workplace. Funding may be available for those eligible to receive GI Bill educational benefits.

    Click here for more information.

  • Monday, August 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    Manhattan VA in New York, NY

    Housing Law Legal Stand Down

    NY Legal Assistance Group offers an informational presentation called "Housing Law" on August 21, 11am. 

    www.legalhealth.org

  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 02:00 PM
    Greenburgh Town Hall in Greenburgh, NY

    Veterans Benefits Seminar

    Greenburgh Veterans Advisory Committee offers a Veterans Benefits Seminar on August 22 at 2pm and 7pm. Edye McCarthy, the town’s tax assessor, will be conducting the seminars to advise veterans on the available benefits and how to apply for them.

  • Friday, August 25, 2017 at 02:00 PM
    Manhattan Vet Center in New York, NY

    Project Healing Water Fly Tying

    Project Healing Water Fly Fishing has Experienced Fly Tyer Neil Napolitan teaching a course in basic fly tying on August 25, 2pm. No prior experience is required. All materials and tools will be provided. Email Neil to enroll: Email: nnapolitan@yahoo.com.

    Contact NYC Program Leader, Warren Stern, if you are not yet a PHWFF participant:  wrstern@projecthealingwaters.org

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, NY

    5K/10K Run & Walk For Veterans 2017

    Show your support and register for the Nassau County 5K/10K Run & Walk for Veterans 2017 on August 26, 9am. The walk will provide our disadvantaged veterans with much needed assistance with housing, employment, suicide prevention, etc, via the Semper4Veterans Organization.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM

    The Mission Continues Carter G Woodson Park Revitalization

    The Mission Continues Brooklyn Platoon will be transforming Carter G. Woodson Children's Park in Brooklyn on August 26, 10am. During this day of service, they will add a fresh coat of paint to more benches, the walkway, the whole running track at the playground, and more

    Register here.