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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 11:30 AMGovernor Paterson Towers in Paterson, NJ
Attend a Senior Veteran Benefits Workshop and Luncheon on October 16, 11:30am – 3pm. Join Catholic Charities and a team of experts from the VA New Jersey Healthcare System and Passaic County Veteran Services for a discussion on veteran benefits and entitlements. Topics will include VA medical services and veteran entitlement claims.
Email or call to RSVP.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 10:00 AMBrooklyn Public Library in Brooklyn, NY
The New York City Commission On Human Rights and Disability Rights presents the 1st Disability Protections Symposium: Creating Discrimination Free and Accessible Communities on October 17, 10am-2pm. This will be an all-inclusive disability symposium that will address the needs and rights of people with developmental disabilities, people with mental health needs, and people with physical disabilities, including those who are deaf, hearing impaired, blind or visually impaired and those who have experienced traumatic brain injury.
Lunch is provided, with workshops in the afternoon.
Email to RSVP.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 01:00 PMGethsemane Missionary Baptist Church in Bronx, NY
GMBC’s Ministries: Prison, HIV/AIDS Prevention, F.O.C.U.S., Social Action, PoWW, and YGT with HAVE and Gateway Community Development offer Beyond a Criminal Record to Work and More, an Empowerment and Prevention Information & Education Workshop for civilians and veterans on October 17, 1-4:30pm.
Roberta Meyers, Director Legal Action Center National H.I.R.E., will facilitate the discussion, with presentations by Dennis Frink, Outreach Specialist, Office of Advocacy and Outreach, NYC HRA, DHS,DSS; Jose [Tony] Rivera, Career Counselor, Jericho Project; and David Thorpe, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Elvin Garcia, The Fortune Society.
Call with any questions. The event is free and registration is not required.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 07:00 PMGotham Comedy Club in New York, NY
Attend Heal Our Heroes: A Comedy Fundraiser on October 17, 7-10pm. Join for a comedy show, cocktails, and a raffle all in support of Operation: HOH with special guests from BRAVO TV's Summer House.
100% of proceeds provide the attention and care required for the thousands of veterans who have endured and continue to bear the psychological burdens associated with our country’s time at war.
Purchase tickets here.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 05:30 PMNeueHouse in New York, NY
Attend Caroline’s Dream, a film screening, on October 18, 5:30pm.
Through her own story, that of others she interviews, and her travels around the world, Carol Lombard Clark unravels the deeply rooted emotional and physical effects of PTSD on the families of war veterans, and those affected by war. With that in mind, she uses the camera, words, and music to bring a message of hope, courage, unity, and healing for the future to all those affected by the devastating effects of war.
RSVP by October 14.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 06:00 PMChelsea Piers in New York, NY
Join Headstrong for their 6th Annual NYC Benefit Gala on October 18, 6pm. Enjoy a special evening in support of comprehensive mental healthcare for military veterans.
The event is hosted by Seth Meyers. The cocktail reception begins at 6pm and dinner/program begins at 7:30pm.
Purchase tickets online here.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 07:00 PMBuffalo Wild Wings in Brooklyn, NY
The Mission Continues offers a hang out at Buffalo Wild Wings on October 18, 7-9pm. Join Brooklyn Platoon for a night of food and enjoyable conversation - and find out what the platoon has planned for October and November. They'll cover the food and any non-alcoholic drinks!
Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 07:00 PMVenetian in Garfield, NJ
Attend the Brenner Foundation Veterans Gala on October 18, 7-11pm. The event will honor AJ Luna, Director of Veteran Services, Bergen County VA.
Tickets are available here.
Friday, October 19, 2018 at 08:30 AMCV Rich Mansion in White Plains, NY
The Barbara Giordano Foundation presents the Education & Employment Summit for Women Veterans on October 19, 8:30am-4pm. This is a network of business, education, and military community partners, offering panel discussions, one-on-one guidance, interviews, resume writing, power dressing on a budget, and lunch.
Free for women veterans. Call to register.
Friday, October 19, 2018 at 09:00 AMJames J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY
The MTA, Port Authority, FDNY, and other agencies will conduct an Employment Info Session for veterans on October 19, 9am-12pm. The Directors of all agency veterans recruitment & staffing initiatives will provide information on upcoming examination filings, intern & job opportunities, and other inquiries on the hiring process for veterans.