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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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  • Wednesday, March 07, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    NYS Department of Labor in Brooklyn, NY

    Women Veterans Information Workshop

    New York State Department of Labor hosts a Women Veterans Information Workshop on March 7, 10am-4pm. Learn about your eligibility and benefits; employment and career guidance; vocational training. Are you at risk of being homeless? Do you need legal services? VA will be on site to register eligible female veterans. Email to RSVP.

    Event Schedule:

    10am – Veterans Administration; VA Outreach Specialist – Lyn Johnson; VA Womens’ Health Clinic – Betzaida Ruiz & Jennifer Friedberg; OEF/OIF/OND – Chris Tsakos

    10:45am – Department of Health & Mental Hygiene – Pauline Ferrante

    11:15am – Easter Seals – Kim Elvin

    11:30am – Riseboro SSVF – Maureen Medina

    11:45am – Legal Services New York – Melissa Molfetas

    12:15pm – HRA – Sara Zuiderveen

    12:30pm – Dress for Success – Ky Shabazz

    12:45pm – MTA – Aleyda Myers

    1pm – NYC Department of Veterans Services – Martine Nivose

    1:15pm – NYS Department of Veterans Affairs – Jordanna Mallach

    1:30pm – New York Legal Assistance Group – Samantha Kubek

    1:45pm – ACCESS-VR – Maureen Anderson

    2:30pm – Veteran Benefit Advisor – Harold Durbin

    2:45pm – Financial Coach – Rhonda Sherwin

    3pm – One on One Q&A

  • Thursday, March 08, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    The Altman Building in New York, NY

    DAV Recruit Military Veterans Job Fair

    Attend the DAV Recruit Military Veterans Job Fair on March 8, 11am-3pm. Register here to see more than 60 exhibitors.

    Come in at 10am for the seminar “Pursuing Graduate Business Education in Midtown Manhattan: The Veteran Student Experience at Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business." Register separately for the seminar at rmvets.com/ fordham_ny.

  • Thursday, March 08, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation in Morristown, NJ

    NJ Veteran Writing Workshop

    Warrior Writers holds a NJ Veteran Writing Workshop on March 8, 7-10pm. Veterans and family members can enjoy a free creative writing workshop and an opportunity to socialize with other veterans. No prior writing experience is necessary. Please bring snacks or supper. 

    Parking is available in the public parking garage behind the office building; get your parking ticket punched in the office and park for free. Entrance to Dodge Foundation from parking lot is back door on first floor. Take elevator to 3rd floor conference room.  

    Contact Jan Barry to register.

  • Friday, March 09, 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 March 9, 10am-3pm.

    This is a full-service quarterly meeting.

     

  • Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:30 AM
    Morris Park Library in Bronx, NY

    Voices from War Writing Workshop

    Registration is open for the Voices from War Writing Workshop, which begins March 10, 10:30am-12:30pm, at the 14th St YMCA.

    The workshop meets for ten 2-hour sessions on Saturdays, improving craft, discussing published work, and writing new stories, while broadening community and understanding about experiences during and after war (all eras).

    Register here.

  • Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 01:30 PM
    Lindenhurst VFW in Lindenhurst, NY

    100 Years of Women Marines

    Attend the 100 Years of Women Marines event on March 10, 1:30-4:30pm. Enjoy a buffet luncheon, color guard ceremony, installation of officers for the WMA NY7 and NY6 chapters, and a celebration. Dr Betty Moseley Brown will be the WMA Keynote Speaker President.

    RSVP by phone no later than March 1.

  • Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 01:00 PM

    Intrepid Military Family Program - Speed & Style

    Discover Speed & Style: Supersonic Flight on March 11, 1-3pm. Explore the British Airways Concorde, the fastest commercial airplane ever to cross the Atlantic Ocean. Learn what it was like to fly aboard this supersonic plane, and compare it to other supersonic aircraft in the Museum’s collection.

    Intrepid’s Military Family Programs are for children 3-18, created for current and former military service members and their families. These two-hour programs include a hands-on tour of the museum, experiments and design challenges intended to engage the whole family. 

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 08:00 AM
    Adelphi University in Garden City, NY

    Rapid Resolution Therapy

    Long Island Center for Recovery, Veterans Health Alliance of Long Island, Florida Center for Recovery, and Adelphi University host Rapid Resolution Therapy Training on March 13, 8am-12pm. Presented by the founder of RRT, Dr. Jon Connelly. The event is free to attend and breakfast is included.

    Register here.

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Signature Bank in New York, NY

    Signature Bank First Time Investor Program

    Signature Bank is offering veterans a First Time Investor Program, to teach veterans and their families better financial well-being. Upon completion of the class, participants are given an individual investment account and two years of investment advice. This year the Bank is devoting its efforts to assisting America’s Veterans, and they are pleased to support their commitment to our heroes’ future by giving participants $1000 to add to their own $500 in their investment account, for a total of $1500. Signature Bank will also provide each participant with a 6-month subscription to the Wall Street Journal.

    The program begins Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:15pm, March 13 through May 8. Contact Joan Bartolomeo for further information.

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Veterans Activity Center in Ronkonkoma, NY

    Financial Empowerment Workshop

    Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, Boots on the Ground NY offers financial workshops. Attend Financial Empowerment: Building Wealth on March 14, 6pm.