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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, June 28, 2018 at 02:00 PM
    Civic Hall in New York, NY

    DVS Office Hours

    The NYC Department of Veterans Services presents Office Hours on June 28, 2-4pm, at Civic Hall, to better understand the strengths, needs, challenges, and concerns of the NYC veteran community. Join DVS Press Secretary Alexis Wichowski for this interactive discussion and listening event the last week of every month.

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    WeWork Times Square in New York, NY

    Bunker Brews Veterans In Residence Demo Day

    Attend the Veterans in Residence Demo Day & Final Pitch on June 28, 6-9:30pm. Join for libations, bites, and awesome networking with local veteran entrepreneurs, New York business leaders and organizations, VCs, Angels, financial investors and more. Meet the “Veterans In Residence” (VIR) who have completed the VIR Program for Spring 2018, learn about their companies and where they are headed next.

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    American Legion Post 754 in New York, NY

    Travis Manion Foundation Casino Night

    Attend Travis Manion Foundation’s Casino Night on June 28, 6-10pm. Spend an evening engaging with other Spartans and individuals in the Northeast veteran space along with special guests while enjoying a true casino atmosphere. Tickets include Casino chips, food and drinks. Dress code is business casual, jackets required, collared shirt & slacks with comparable ladies’ dress.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Friday, June 29, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Maspeth Independence Day Celebration

    Attend the Maspeth Independence Day Celebration on June 29, 6-8pm. The highlight of the event will be a public reading of the Declaration of Independence, as well as music, a short play, ice cream, and more.

     

  • Friday, June 29, 2018 at 07:30 PM

    Bronx Veterans Services Committee Information Meeting

    Attend the Bronx Veterans Services Committee Information meeting on June 29, 7:30pm, and make sure your voice is heard.

  • Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 04:30 PM
    Engeldrum Bluff in Fort Hamilton, NY

    Fort Hamilton 2018 Independence Day Concert

    Fort Hamilton Family & MWR presents the 2018 Independence Day Celebration held on June 30, 5:30pm, at the US Army Garrison Fort Hamilton. Enjoy live music (from Raine Torae, Heshima Moja, & The Best Kept Secret), activities, vendors, food, and fireworks. Doors open at 4:30pm.

    Open to the public with advance registration. The event is free.

  • Friday, July 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Huntington Opportunity Resource Center in Huntington Station, NY

    Huntington Veteran Services Day

    Connect with Veteran Service providers, Human Services providers, and other not-for-profit agencies during Huntington Opportunity Resource Center's Veteran Services Day on July 13, 10am-3pm.

    Get specialized attention from just a few specific veteran service organizations. 

  • Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Wantagh State Park in Wantagh, NY

    PFC Dwyer Annual Veterans BBQ

    All veterans and their families are invited to attend the Annual PFC Dwyer Veterans BBQ on July 14, 12-4pm. Enjoy food, music and prizes.

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 02:00 PM

    Introduction to VA Disability Benefits

    Legal Services NYC offers a CLE “An Introduction to Veterans’ Disability Benefits” on July 18, 2-5pm. The program is geared toward attorneys with all levels of experience and backgrounds who are interested in representing veterans with their claims and appeals for veterans benefits as a VA accredited attorney. The program will start with an overview of the VA system and benefits, will discuss how to navigate the VA process, how and when to file an appeal, how to meet the requisite evidentiary standards for the specific benefit, how procedure may be changing or may have recently changed, and how this affects the practice.

    Register here.

  • Friday, August 10, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Suffolk Community College in Brentwood, NY

    VHALI Breaking Down Barriers Symposium

    The Veterans Health Alliance of Long Island in collaboration with Community Strong present Breaking Down Barriers on August 10 (time TBD). This is Long Island’s symposium dedicated to supporting military members, veterans, and their families. Topics to be covered are: the opioid crisis, suicide awareness, veteran families, era/generational challenges, PTSD, wellness, and more.