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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 adrienne@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Friday, November 16, 2018 at 09:00 AM

    Business Model Canvas

    The Bronx VA offers Business Model Canvas on November 16, 9am-12pm. Start creating your business plan with the help of an experienced counselor.

  • Friday, November 16, 2018 at 04:00 PM
    District Office in South Ozone Park, NY

    Finance Outreach Enrollment Event

    Veterans, Unremarried Surviving Spouses, and Gold Star Parents may qualify to reduce their property taxes or have their rent frozen.

    The Department of Finance offers an Outreach Enrollment Event on November 16, 4-7pm to assist you with your application.

    For more information or to download an application, visit: www.nyc.gov/finance

    Property Tax Exemptions available include:

    Veterans: for those who served in the US military during designated periods of conflict, their unremarried surviving spouses, and Gold Star parents

    STAR: for homeowners with an annual income of $500,000 or less

    Enhanced STAR: for seniors 65 and over with annual incomes of $86,300 or less

    SCHE & DHE: for seniors 65 and over or disabled homeowners with annual incomes of $58,399 or less

    Clergy: for active and retired members of the clergy and their unremarried surviving spouses

    You may qualify for Rent Freeze if you:

    Are at least 62 years old, or at least 18 years old with a qualifying disability

    Have a household income of $50,000 or less

    Live in a rent-regulated apartment (monthly stabilized, rent controlled, or SRO)

    Spend more than 1/3 of your income on rent

    Please note that NYCHA residents and SECTION 8 recipients are not eligible for the Rent Freeze program.

  • Friday, November 16, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    Smashing the Luftwaffe

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Big Week: Smashing the Luftwaffe, February 1944 on November 16, at 7pm. Led by James Holland, Author/BBC presenter/Royal Historical Society Fellow. 

    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.

  • Friday, November 16, 2018 at 07:30 PM
    Drama Book Shop in New York, NY

    Travis Manion Story Pirates Event

    Vets for American Ideals and the Travis Manion Foundation join Story Pirates for a fun-filled evening of Story Love on November 16, 7:30pm. Volunteers write personalized notes to kid authors, voicing their support. Story Love shows students that Story Pirates have read the stories of the budding authors and genuinely care what they have to say, thereby increasing confidence to continue writing.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY

    Troops to Teachers - Aspiring Teachers Conference

    The NYC Department of Education partners with St. Francis College to present Troops to Teachers - Aspiring Teachers Conference on November 17, 9am-3pm. Attend for a practical and interactive day of workshops and talks, dedicated to supporting your transition to a teaching career. All current members of the United States Armed Forces and former members who have retired or separated with an honorable discharge are eligible to apply for Troops to Teachers assistance. 

    Learn more about Troops to Teachers at: www.proudtoserveagain.com

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    American Legion Post 483 in Rosedale, NY

    Donovan Richards Annual Veterans Breakfast

    Councilman Donovan Richards presents his 5th Annual Veterans Breakfast on November 17, 10-11:30am. This Breakfast is a small way to say thank you for your bravery and service to the United States of America and to other countries.

    Call or email to RSVP.

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Queens Library Central in Jamaica, NY

    Veterans Career Fair

    Attend the NYC Veterans Career Fair on November 17, 10am-2pm. Meet with recruiters and hiring managers from various city government agencies. Learn about career opportunities available in city government. Learn about services and resources available for NYC veterans. 

    Pre-registration required here.

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Mosaic Prep Academy in New York, NY

    Mission Continues Veterans Day Project

    The Mission Continues is planning a Veterans Day Service Project on November 17, 11am-3pm. This year, they'll volunteer at Mosaic Prep Academy in East Harlem.

    Registration link to come. Email Vu Nguyen for details.

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Prudential Center in Newark, NJ

    Mission Continues Military Appreciation Game

    The Mission Continues Newark Platoon will attend a Military Appreciation Hockey Game on November 17, 12-4pm. Detroit Red Wings will play the New Jersey Devils. Members will have exclusive pre-game access to food, beverages, and a free ticket to the game.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 01:00 PM

    All Veterans Celebration

    MS 180 and Youth Leaders on the Move present an All Veterans Celebration on November 17, 1-5pm. Enjoy food and music. Special guest speaker is Dr. Roger Harris, Vietnam Veteran.