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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, July 10, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    Book Culture on Columbus in New York, NY

    Elliot Ackerman on Places and Names

    Attend the release of Elliot Ackerman's new memoir Places and Names: on War, Revolution, and Returning June 10, 7pm. Robert P. Baird will join Elliot in conversation.

    At once an intensely personal book about the terrible lure of combat and a brilliant meditation on the larger meaning of the past two decades of strife for America, the region and the world, Places and Names bids fair to take its place among our greatest books about modern war.

    Learn more here.

  • Friday, July 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    NYLAG Older Veterans Legal Stand Down

    The New York Legal Assistance Group presents a Legal Stand Down for Older Veterans on July 12, 11am-12pm. Get your questions answered regarding VA benefits, social security benefits, and advanced planning.

     

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Ropes & Gray LLP in New York, NY

    Bunker Brews NYC: Legal Landmines

    Attend Bunker Brews NYC: Legal Landmines on July 17, 6-8:30pm. Get practical advice on how to protect your new startup and avoid common traps as you navigate the launch, funding and initial growth of your company.

    RSVP here.

    This event is part of Bunker Brews, a monthly meetup where the Bunker Labs community, including veterans, military spouses, and civilians, comes together to network with subject matter experts, investors, thought leaders, and more in an environment focused on growth and development.

  • Friday, July 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    NYLAG Family Law Legal Stand Down

    The New York Legal Assistance Group presents a Legal Stand Down for Family Law on July 19, 11am-12pm. Get your questions answered regarding Divorce, Child Support, and Orders of Protection for military families. Come to learn your legal rights and receive your FREE copy of The New York City Veteran’s Legal Guide.

     

  • Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Weehawken Elks Lodge 1456 in Weehawken, NJ

    Weehawken American Legion 100th Anniversary

    The Weehawken American Legion celebrates its 100th Anniversary on July 25, 6-11pm. Emcee for the evening will be LTC (Ret) Justin Constatine.

    Track event details here.

  • Friday, July 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    NYLAG Debt & Financial Counseling Legal Stand Down

    The New York Legal Assistance Group presents a Legal Stand Down for Debt & Financial Counseling on July 26, 11am-12pm. Get your questions answered regarding debt collection, personal bankruptcy, and financial education for military families. Come to learn your legal rights and receive your FREE copy of The New York City Veteran’s Legal Guide.

     

  • Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 09:30 AM
    West Shore Little League in Staten Island, NY

    Rolling Thunder 3 Boro Run

    Participate in the Annual Rolling Thunder 3-Boro Run, honoring Frankie “Towkar” Appice, on July 28. The event will support Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and local vets.

    Sign in begins at 9:30am in Staten Island. Kickstands go up at noon, heading to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Manhattan. Bikes will be fully escorted to and from the Memorial.

    Your donation includes breakfast, a free pin, lunch, and entry to a family-friendly after party hosted by the Marine Corps League at 46 Ontario Ave, Staten Island (beginning at 1pm).

    Rolling Thunder is a volunteer organization. Each member’s diligence and dedication enables us to support those who have served our country. Our veterans gave to us, help us give back to them.

  • Monday, August 05, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    NYLAG Advance Planning Legal Stand Down

    The New York Legal Assistance Group presents a Legal Stand Down for Advance Planning on August 5, 11am-12pm. Get your questions answered regarding wills, powers of attorneys, healthcare proxies, and living wills for military families. Come to learn your legal rights and receive your FREE copy of The New York City Veteran’s Legal Guide.

     

  • Wednesday, August 07, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Congressman Payne Veteran Job Fair

    Congressman Donald Payne, Jr and The Essex County Continuum of Care Veteran Subcommittee offer a Veteran Job Fair on August 7, 10am-2pm. Veterans will have the opportunity to network with various employers who have veteran hiring initiatives, as well as apply to jobs on the spot.

  • Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Ted Weiss Federal Building in New York, NY

    New York Small Business Conference

    The U.S. Department of Education Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization hosts the New York Small Business Conference August 15, 10am-12pm. The Conference will feature presentations concerning Education procurement opportunities and Education prime contractor partnering opportunities. Registration is required. Minority, Women, and Veteran-owned small businesses are encouraged to attend.

    Visit www.fbo.gov for more information.

    Register here by August 5.