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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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  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Haggerty Education Center in Morris Township, NJ

    Many Voices of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Attend the Many Voices of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder on October 30, 1-4pm. 

    The keynote speaker is Cherissa Jackson (Capt, USAF, retired), author of At Peace, Not in Pieces: Powering Through My Pain

    Following the talk, there is a panel discussion, Veterans: Surviving to Thriving. Panel moderator is Christian Benedetto, Jr., a Marine veteran who is the founder of Marine Journal.

    Light refreshments will be served. The first 100 participants will receive a copy of Jackson's book. 

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Vetforce: Salesforce Administrator Training Course

    Blue Star Families offers a webinar called Vetforce: A Salesforce Administrator Training Course on October 30, 1pm (EST). 

    Interested in a new career in the tech industry? Want to learn about a free, virtual, self-paced training program exclusively for the military community?

    Salesforce created the Vetforce program to train and certify service members, veterans, and military spouses in Salesforce skills and connect them to jobs with customers and partners into the Salesforce ecosystem. The Vetforce training program is free, self-paced, and virtual. Most Vetforce members train to become a Salesforce Certified Administrator, which was named the #4 best job in the United States last year by Indeed.

    Register here.

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Paramus in Paramus, NJ

    Women Veterans Support Group

    Attend the Women Veterans Support Group on October 30, 6:30-8pm. For veterans and first responders. This is a partnership with New Jersey Department of female Veteran Affairs, VFR Healthcare and Strive Health to provide a weekly support group for veterans and their families.

    The group is confidential, free, for PTSD and post military re-adjustment. Support for families available.

    Email to RSVP.

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 07:30 PM
    Temple Israel of Lawrence in Lawrence, NY

    An Evening with Colonel Jack Jacobs

    Attend An Evening with Colonel Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor Recipient on October 30, 7:30-9pm.

    Colonel Jacobs was an adviser to a Vietnamese infantry battalion when it came under devastating fire that disabled the commander. Although bleeding from severe head wounds, then First Lieutenant Jacobs took command, withdrew the unit to safety and returned again and again under intense fire to rescue the wounded and perform life-saving first aid. He saved the lives of a U.S. adviser and 13 allied soldiers.

    Jacobs served on the faculty of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the National War College in Washington, D.C. He is currently a military analyst for NBC/MSNBC.

    This event is free and open to the public, with registration in advance. You can register here.

     

     

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Northport VA in Northport, NY

    Northport VA Masquerade High Tea

    Northport VA's Women’s Wellness Center presents a Masquerade High Tea for Breast Cancer Awareness Month on October 31, 1pm.

    Start talking about Breast Health with the Northport VAMC Providers all day in the Women’s Wellness Center. An Educational Representative from the Stony Brook Cancer Center will be on hand. Pick up an informational Women Veterans support bag.

  • Thursday, November 01, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    CFA Society New York in New York, NY

    Thinking Beyond the Transition for Veterans

    The CFA Society New York holds the 4th Annual Thinking Beyond the Transition for Veterans on November 1, 6-9pm. Registration for veterans & military personnel is free.

    The event explores how veterans who are focused on financial fields can better take inventory of their strengths, preferences, and tolerances to make fulfilling choices that give them greater staying power in their Wall Street roles. When veterans feel they are making meaningful contributions, employers are much more likely to see the lasting benefits of veteran hiring.

    The evening features a keynote discussion by Greg Parsons, CEO of Semper Capital Management, L.P. with $3 Billion AUM. Greg served in the United States Marine Corps and is a supporter of various veteran service organizations. Following the keynote, a panel will share examples of how they leveraged the skills learned while in military service to transition to lasting successful careers in finance. A Q&A session follows, concluding with a networking reception.

    Register here.

  • Friday, November 02, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Brooklyn Borough Hall in Brooklyn, NY

    EasterSeals NY She Served Women Veterans Luncheon

    EasterSeals NY presents "She Served", a free Women Veterans Luncheon on November 2, 11am-3pm. Join EasterSeals for their first annual luncheon. All who attend will receive a very special gift bag; plus door prizes/raffles.

    Felicia Parker is the guest speaker. Doors open at 10:30am.

    You must register to attend. Include your name, branch of service, and time served when registering.

  • Friday, November 02, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Queens Vet Center in Woodhaven, NY

    Veterans Financial Workshop

    The Queens Vet Center offers a free Veterans Financial Workshop on November 2, 1-3pm. The topic is Money Smart for Older Adults. (Identity Thefts, Scams, Necessary Documents, etc.)

    Build your credit. Understand your credit score. Look at your credit report. Reduce or eliminate debt. Private meetings are available. Information is presented by Paula Mucci, AFC, Financial Coach.

     

  • Friday, November 02, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    Veterans and Electoral Politics

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Veterans and Electoral Politics on November 2, at 7pm. Led by Jeremy Teigen, Ramapo College. 

    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.

  • Saturday, November 03, 2018 at 08:30 AM

    Veterans Day Legal Advice Clinic

    Fordham Law Feerick Center offers a Veterans Day Legal Advice Clinic for veterans and family members on November 3, 8:30-12:35pm.

    If you have legal problems or questions with any of the issues below, they may be able to help through Know-Your-Rights presentations and 1-on-1 consultations.

    Consumer Debt, Identity Theft, Credit Reporting | Consumer Bankruptcy

    Public Benefits (SNAP, etc.) | Tax (Arrearages)

    VA Benefits | Wills & Other Life Planning Documents

    Family Law (Downward Child Support Modifications) | Starting and/or Operating Small Business

    Register here or contact Camilla Leonard.