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Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 01:00 PMQueens Vet Center in Woodhaven, NY
The Queens Vet Center offers a free Veterans Financial Workshop on February 22, 1-3pm. They’ll focus on Credit & Debt.
Build your credit. Understand your credit score. Look at your credit report. Reduce or eliminate debt. Private meetings are available. Information is presented by Paula Mucci, AFC, Financial Coach.
RSVP with Zhuo “JoJo” Chen, 718-296-2871, ext 7767.
Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 06:00 PMIrving Farm Coffee Roaster in New York, NY
Team RWB holds a Veterans GetTogether on February 22, 6pm. Meet some fellow veterans from the NYC chapter. These events are intended for Veterans only. Ron Arevalo, the Veteran Engagement Coordinator, will be there to answer questions.
Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 06:00 PMWeWork in New York, NY
Come out and listen to pitches from five veteran startups in the New York City area on February 22, 6-9pm. There will be an all-star judge panel as well as food and beer for the Bunker Labs community. Come be inspired, educated and meet the connections that will help you in your own entrepreneurial endeavors!
As always, the brew is courtesy of our sponsor and veteran/women-owned business, Backward Flag Brewing Co.
RSVP here. Tickets are free. Friends and significant others are welcome.
Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:00 PMGotham Center in Long Island City, NY
The NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene Headquarters present the Black History Month Veterans Panel on February 13, 12-2pm. You must RSVP to attend.
Panelists are needed that are willing to share the unique issues faced by people of African Heritage in times of war. These issues include but are not limited to availability or repression opportunities for advancement; the struggle to integrate the military; experiences during segregation/apartheid; successful integration; experiences once they returned home. Contact Iris for details.
Friday, February 23, 2018 at 07:30 PMSamuel Young American Legion Post 620 in Bronx, NY
Samuel Young American Legion Post hosts the Community Board 10 Veterans Services Committee on February 23, 7:30pm.
Topics to be discussed include half-price fare on MTA cards for veterans under 65, new developments in PTSD treatment, a follow-up on golf carts donated to the VA for patients, and questions from guests.
Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 12:00 PMSenior Center in Township of Washington, NJ
Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County presents an Informational Meeting for Affordable Home Ownership for Veterans and Seniors in Washington Township on February 24, 12-2pm.
This opportunity is open to seniors who are 55 years or older; honorably discharged US Veterans; and all applicants must attend mandatory meetings.
Space is limited. Leave the kids at home.
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 03:00 PMProject9line Headquarters in Islip, NY
Try Sound Healing with Project9Line on February 25, 3-4:30pm. Tibetan singing bowls and earth gongs provide sound frequencies that can affect us on a cellular level and influence how we feel and function. Sound healing practitioners use vibrational sound and frequency to help reduce stress, and create a deep sense of peace and well being for better health.
Monday, February 26, 2018 at 08:00 AMManhattan VA in New York, NY
The Manhattan Veterans Advisory Council hosts an Art Show on February 26, 8am-3pm. The theme is Black History Month and Mental Health Recovery. Open to all veterans. Art must be received, and paperwork complete, by February 23.
Contact Anthony Stamatouras, 212-686-7500, ext 7697, for details.
Monday, February 26, 2018 at 02:00 PMBronx Vet Center in Bronx, NY
The Bronx Vet Center offers free Financial Coaching on February 26, 2-5pm. Learn how a coach can help with your annual financial check-up and make sure your financial house is in order.
Identify your financial goals – Make sure you are on track – Create a plan if you don’t have one – Track your progress to Achieve your goals.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 07:00 AMPrudential Center in Newark, NJ
The Mission Continues volunteers at the Opportunity Summit on February 27, 7am-4pm. The plan is to provide young men ages 16-29 with the chance to interview with employers for on-the-spot hiring, access community resources and social services, and participate in career preparation and leadership development training. Our help is needed to ensure that this event goes well. Volunteer Shifts are all day or a half-day shift (7am -11:30am or 11:30am – 4pm). Meals and breaks will be provided. Register here.
My Brother's Keeper Newark leads initiatives to ensure boys and young men of color
- Enter school ready to learn;
- Reading at Grade Level by 3rd grade;
- Graduate from high school ready for college and career;
- Complete post-secondary education and training;
- Successfully enter the workforce;
- Reduce violence and provide a second chance.