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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. 

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  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    Employee Assistance Office in Muttontown, NY

    Veterans Open House

    The Employee Assistance Office is hosting a gathering of NCPD members who have served or are currently serving in the military on October 26, 6:30pm. RSVP by October 20.

     

  • Friday, October 27, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Nassau Community College Gym in Garden City, NY

    Nassau County Job Fair

    Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano presents a Job Fair on October 27. Veterans’ admission begins at 9am, and general admission is 10am-2pm. Parking and admission are free.

  • Friday, October 27, 2017 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    The Army Before and After Andrew Jackson

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts The Army Before and After Andrew Jackson on October 27, at 7pm. Led by Samuel Watson, U.S. Military Academy at West Point. 

    NYMAS talks are free and open to the public. NYMAS is supported in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

  • Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 08:00 AM
    Fort Hamilton in Fort Hamilton, NY

    Fort Hamilton Retiree Appreciation Day

    Fort Hamilton has a Retiree Appreciation Day on October 28, 8am - 2pm. Come for FREE and enjoy a day full of activities catered for the Veteran community: Fitness Tours, Financial Advice, Health Screenings, etc.

    8:30 - 10:30am: Check-in. Retiree Appreciation Day Briefing at Fort Hamilton Theater
    10:30am - 1:30pm: Wellness Fair: Fort Hamilton Sports & Fitness Center
    1:30pm: Lunch at Community Club (ticket is $15 per person)

  • Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 08:30 AM
    Seth Low Houses in Brooklyn, NY

    The Mission Continues Basketball Court Makeover

    The Mission Continues travels to Brownsville to spruce up a basketball court and install security lights on October 28, 8:30am-4pm. All hands needed! Register here.

  • Monday, October 30, 2017 at 02:00 PM
    Bronx Vet Center in Bronx, NY

    Free Financial Coaching

    The Bronx Vet Center offers free Financial Coaching on October 30, 2pm. 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.

  • Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Secaucus Vet Center in Secaucus, NJ

    Monthly Writing Workshop

    Secaucus Vet Center and Warrior Writers launches a Monthly Writing Workshop on November 1, 6-8pm. It’s open to all veterans, of all eras. Poetry, prose, and journaling on military and home front experiences. No experience necessary.

  • Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Apple Bank in New York, NY

    Apple Bank ABC's of Affordable Housing Lottery

    Interested in applying for affordable housing but don't know where to start? Attend The ABC's of the Affordable Housing Lottery informative seminar on November 1, 6pm, to learn how to use the New York City lottery program to find affordable housing. The seminars are free and will help you get started in finding affordable housing. This seminar will be taught by Ilene Popkin, retired Senior Fellow at the Citizens Housing Planning Council of New York City.

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, November 02, 2017 at 04:30 PM
    Deutsche Bank Auditorium in New York, NY

    Veterans Mental Health Demystified

    Deutsche Bank Veterans On Wall Street and Blue Star Families of New York present Veterans Mental Health Demystified on November 2, 4:30-7:45pm. The event includes a private screening of the 2016 documentary Almost Sunrise followed by a panel that will address the stigmas associated with veterans mental health and highlight the mobilizing efforts in support of veterans mental health. Registration begins at 4:30pm. Follow the discussion on Facebook for updates.

    Almost Sunrise follows two Iraq veterans that are both tormented by depression after returning home from deployment and pushed to the edge of suicide. They decided to embark on an extraordinary journey, a 2,700- mile walk across the country from Wisconsin to California, to reflect on their haunting experiences of war and to ultimately save themselves.

  • Friday, November 03, 2017 at 09:30 AM
    MHA of Nassau County in Hempstead, NY

    Overcoming Barriers To Employment

    The Mental Health Association of Nassau County presents Overcoming Barriers to Employment for Persons Formerly Incarcerated & Substance Abusers on November 3, 9:30am-12:30pm. Participants will learn about the influence that meaningful employment has on relapse rates and recidivism, and discuss discrimination and overcoming bias. Learn best practices on how to obtain a Rap sheet, how to answer the conviction question, applying NYS laws protecting rights of ex-offenders, Certificates of Rehabilitation, and more.

    Click here to register.