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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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  • Monday, June 17, 2019 at 09:00 AM

    Construction Gas Operator Info Session

    The Division of Workforce Development & Community Education and Con Edison offer Construction Gas Operator Program Information Session on June 17, 9am-3pm. 

    The program prepares participants for positions in the natural gas industry. The upcoming course is specifically designed to serve GI Bill eligible military veterans. Since its inception, the college has been collaborating with Con Edison on program design to ensure it meets industry standards. The college’s Veteran’s Resource Office is also working in partnership with us to promote the program and identify potential students.

    Register by sending an email with your name, phone number, and e-mail address by June 12 to: Peter.Lillo@sunywcc.edu, with “CGO Information Session Registration” in the subject line.

    For additional information about the program, call Paulette Pellani, the Program Manager at 914-606-6669.

  • Monday, June 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    NYLAG Women Veterans Legal Stand Down

    The New York Legal Assistance Group presents a Legal Stand Down for Women Veterans on June 17, 11am-12pm. Get your questions answered regarding VA benefits, discharge upgrades, military sexual trauma, and family law. Learn your legal rights and receive your FREE copy of The New York City Veteran’s Legal Guide.

     

  • Monday, June 17, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    Manhattan Vet Center in New York, NY

    Manhattan Vet Center New Job Training

    The Manhattan Vet Center offers a New Job Training for Female Vets on June 17, 1-3pm. Free hands-on training for women veterans. Graduates go on to become: carpenters, electricians, elevator mechanics, painters, plumbers, operating engineers, ironworkers and more.

  • Monday, June 17, 2019 at 07:30 PM
    NYU Create Lab in New York, NY

    DE-CRUIT Shakespeare Share Night

    DE-CRUIT presents the Open Share Night on June 17, 7:30-9:30pm. 

    What can we do to support our nation’s veterans? Start by listening. You will experience the power of personal narrative expressed with and through Shakespeare's text as our military veterans claim time and space to speak to events which have impacted their lives. This class caps the 7-week program during which veteran-participants attended classes led by in-house De-Cruit Instructor and alumni of the program, MJ. 

    For those veterans who will be sharing their stories or attend class, you are welcome to arrive at the regularly scheduled time of 6:30pm.

    www.decruit.org

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 08:00 AM
    Game Room Studio in Brooklyn, NY

    Talking Tech with Vets

    VETS-EMR Foundation presents Talking Tech with Vets on June 18, 8am-5pm. This event will discuss career opportunities for veterans in the the healthcare IT industry. This is a free event for men and women veterans only with valid military ID. Free haircuts, MUA, and giveaways.

    www.vetsemrfoundation.org

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Starbucks in Brooklyn, NY

    Blue Star Families Coffee Chat

    Blue Star Families wants to get to know you in your neighborhood Starbucks on June 18, 11am-1pm. Come for a Coffee Chat and meet and greet with Blue Star Families' new NYC Chapter Director Allyson Harasimowicz and hear about all the fun, family free activities coming up this summer. Starbucks is donating coffee for all who attend.

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    Harlem Vet Center in New York, NY

    Harlem Vet Center Almost Sunrise Screening

    The Harlem Vet Center presents a screening of Almost Sunrise on June 18, 5-9pm. 

    Almost Sunrise tells the inspiring story of two young men, who, in an attempt to put their haunting Iraq combat experiences behind them, embark on an extraordinary journey – a 2,700 mile trek on foot, across America.

    Followed by a discussion about the veteran, combat, and transitional experience.

    Refreshments will be served.

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    VFW Post 3484 in Saddle Brook, NJ

    Bergen County Veteran Stakeholders Meeting

    SOS VETS hosts a Veteran Stakeholders Meeting for Bergen County on June 19, 1-3pm. The event is open to veteran providers as a way to network. Anyone who has services or contact with veterans are encouraged to attend. Refreshments available. Please RSVP to attend.

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    Harlem Vet Center in New York, NY

    Harlem Vet Center Right to Know Session

    The Harlem Vet Center and Veteran's Advocacy Project present a Right to Know Session: Discharge Upgrades on June 19, 5:30-7:30pm. Come learn about what boards can do, when to apply, what evidence you need and more.

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    Donovan's Grill & Tavern in Bayside, NY

    Dignity Memorial® Veteran Benefits Seminar

    Learn more about the Dignity Memorial® Veteran Benefits Program with a Complimentary Dinner on June 19, 6:30pm. Learn about the benefits and recognition you are entitled to as a veteran, including:

    - Benefits provided by the government > Special savings available
    - Burial benefits available for you and your spouse through national cemeteries in the area
    - Reliability from your Dignity Memorial professionals as part of a network serving more veterans than any other funeral service provider
    RSVP to Nicole Esposito.