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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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  • Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 08:00 AM
    Life Time Athletic in West Harrison, NY

    Team RWB Life Time Indoor Triathlon

    Join Team RWB for a Life Time Indoor Triathlon on January 20, 8am-1:30pm. Life Time Tri’s mission is to inspire athletes of all athletic abilities to consider and commit to triathlon in 2019. 

    Whether you are participating in the event or would like to cheer the triathletes on, come on by for some fun and inspiration!

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Hudson Station in New York, NY

    National Marine Corps Business Network Event

    The New York City Chapter of the National Marine Corps Business Network offers a Business Networking event on January 22, 6-8pm. No cost to attend. Cash bar. An opportunity for Marines in the NYC area to meet and network.

    Email to RSVP.

    www.nmcbn.org

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Civic Hall in New York, NY

    "New Year, New You" Speed-Achieving!

    You've got New Year's Resolutions--and NYC Veterans Alliance wants you to meet the people who can help you achieve your goals for 2019 at free and discounted rates for veterans, military members, spouses, and family members!

    This will be an energetic, fun, and interactive event structured like "speed networking"--where participants spend approximately five minutes talking with representatives of organizations about the direct support they can offer you in achieving goals like:

    Get Physically Fit

    Get Financially Fit

    Get a Better Job

    Feel Better About My Future

    Maximize My VA Benefits

    Reduce or Quit Smoking

    Help My Community

    Start a Business

    Buy a Home

    And many more! Each time the five-minute timer goes off, you'll get to talk with someone else about how you'll achieve your next goal for 2019! Plus we'll have time for you to mix and mingle and enjoy light fare and beverages from Backward Flag Brewing Co. Participants will also have the opportunity, if desired, to enroll in VetConnectNYC, the city's network of multi-dimensional services for the veterans community.

    Please RSVP HERE to ensure we have the right resources for you! This event is open to military servicemembers of any component, veterans of any service era or discharge status, their spouses & partners, and immediate family members.

    Are you a representative of an organization serving veterans & families? Apply as a service provider for this event here. Interested in sponsoring our event to allow us to offer this for free to our community? Reach out to mike@nycveteransalliance.org to learn more.

    Arrival Note: Civic Hall is located at 118 West 22nd Street, 12th Floor. Please buzz 12A to enter the building.

    Civic Hall is wheelchair accessible. To request an accommodation or language interpretation, please email mike@nycveteransalliance.org before Thursday, January 17th.

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 02:00 PM
    APNA in Brooklyn, NY

    Brooklyn Affordable Housing Resource Event

    Veterans, Seniors, and locals are welcome to attend the Affordable Housing Resource Event on January 23, 2-4pm. 

    Learn about applying for NYC affordable housing lotteries. 82 new affordable units for veterans and 52 units available through the Housing Connect Portal. Free tenants' rights counseling and free financial coaching.

    Offered free of charge through the collaboration of housing non-profit NHS Brooklyn, NYC Housing Preservation & Development, APNA, Brooklyn Community Board 13, NYC Veterans Affairs, and NYC Councilman Chaim Deutsch.

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    Huntington Public Library in Huntington, NY

    Career Coach Power Goal Setting

    Michael Coritsidis, a self-improvement career coach and motivational speaker, offers 7 Steps to Employment Success Career Building Seminar on January 23, 7-8:30pm. He’ll provide strategies to help with success, focus, and better connection to yourself and others. Special guest Martial Arts Grand Master Parks will help improve your physical and mental wellness by teaching de-stress techniques: proper breathing, meditation, breaking boards, demonstration, etc.

  • Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    AXA Advisors in New York, NY

    Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Financial Planning Seminar

    Attend the Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Financial Planning 101 Seminar on January 24, 6-8pm. The agenda will include advantages of smart financial management, overcoming obstacles to success & financial management components. Wine, cheese & light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

    Space is limited, RSVP here.

  • Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Flatiron Health in New York, NY

    Operation Code January Meetup

    Attend Operation Code for their January Meetup on January 24, 6-8pm. Food and drinks are provided.

    Schedule:
    6:00pm - Socialization and Refreshments

    6:15pm - Welcome to OpCode

    6:30pm - LinkedIn Guide by Evans Wang (Lead Instructor at Flatiron School)

    7:00pm - TBD

    7:30pm - Networking (Get 3 new LinkedIn connections)

    7:55pm - Closing and Announcements

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Wework: The Lounge at SoHo in New York, NY

    WeWork Veterans in Residence Program Capstone

    WeWork and Bunker Labs NYC invite you to the Capstone Event for the Winter 2019 WeWork Veterans In Residence, powered by Bunker Labs tribe on January 24, 6-8:30pm. 

    The capstone event will celebrate the work of the Veterans in Residence over the last six months. Veterans in the tribe will briefly provide an update on what they have accomplished over the during their residency, the future of their entrepreneurial ventures, and any support they need going forward. Each veteran will also have a booth highlighting their company. Delicious food and beverages will be served.

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, January 25, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    Fountain House in New York, NY

    Veteran Camaraderie at Fountain House

    All service men and women are invited to continue the Camaraderie event that started at Fountain House on April 13, which was a big hit amongst all that joined us. The group decided to meet at least once per month. The next Camaraderie event will take place on January 25, 5-9pm! Come join the fun as we come together as “the Camaraderie Platoon” to cook a celebratory meal and begin the New Year in 2019! 

    Our Purpose: To have a place where service men and women of all eras:

    1. Come to meet and talk with each other;

    2. Come to cook and eat together;

    3. Come to be part of the solution;

    4. Come to receive anonymous and free mental health, if wanted;

    5. Come to heal the invisible wounds, because the possibilities are endless through self-help, peer support and camaraderie;

    6. Come to get your resume reviewed; get mock interviews and prepared for civilian job; and,

    7. Have a place in which we feel comfortable and we can call “Our Home”.

    Come join us and help us as we support you in creating the camaraderie amongst the veteran and active service community that is here to serve as a continuum of the camaraderie we had/have while in service!

    Please RSVP to Jennifer Rivera at jrivera@fountainhouse.org to ensure we have enough food for everyone!

  • Friday, January 25, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    New York Film Academy in New York, NY

    Medal of Honor Screening Q&A

    New York Film Academy presents a Screening of Medal of Honor followed by a Q&A with Col. Jack Jacobs (Ret.) and Commissioner NYC DVS, Loree Sutton MD, (Brig. Gen. Ret.) on January 25, 6:30pm.

    This event is first come, first served. An RSVP does not guarantee a seat.

    Movie to be screened will contain scenes of violence and war. Discretion is advised.

    RSVP here.