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Monday, November 05, 2018 at 08:00 AMFordham University School of Law in New York, NY
Veterans on Wall Street presents their Annual Veteran Symposium on November 5, 8am-5pm.
The 2018 Veterans on Wall Street Symposium brings veterans and military spouses together with corporate leaders from the financial industry and beyond, government/military representatives, and veteran/military support organizations. The Symposium is designed to convene leading thinkers and stakeholders to discuss and explore the key issues related to veterans transitioning into the civilian workforce with a targeted focus on veteran retention. The Symposium hopes to elevate awareness and solicit broader attention to military employment initiatives, furthering the conversation and amplifying our concerted efforts and collective impact.
Featured speakers include: General Martin Dempsey, U.S. Army18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Loree K. Sutton, Commissioner Division of Veterans Services, NYC; and Bob Woodruff, ABC News The Bob Woodruff Foundation.
Monday, November 05, 2018 at 12:30 PMOrrick in New York, NY
The Veteran Advocacy Project, New York County Lawyers Association, and Orrick present a free CLE regarding Discharge Upgrade featuring directors from DoD review boards. Attendees will learn about discharge upgrade applications, why this advocacy is needed for many veterans who have lived through trauma, and best practices for working with clients.
Presenters include: Elizabeth Hill, director of the Board for Correction of Naval Records; Dennis Dingle, director of the Army Board for Correction of Military Records; Coco Culhane, director of the Veteran Advocacy Project; and Christopher Schmitt, staff attorney at the Veteran Advocacy Project.
Monday, November 05, 2018 at 07:00 PMSeawane Club in Hewlett, NY
Monday, November 05, 2018 at 08:00 PMMadison Square Garden in New York, NY
The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival present the 12th Annual Stand Up for Heroes on November 5, 8pm. It’s New York’s biggest night of hope, healing, and laughter. Talent will be announced shortly.
Intended for mature audiences only. Wear business attire or military dress uniform.
Tickets are on sale September 13. Purchase presale tickets online here.
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 at 09:00 AMJames J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY
This two-step entrepreneurial program offered by the Small Business Administration begins with an in-person course on November 6, 9am-5pm, instructed by a leading entrepreneurship professional, where participants learn the fundamentals of business ownership, including evaluating business concepts, legal and financial practices. Participants will meet local SBA partners who can assist them after the course.
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 at 06:30 PMPatchogue Theater for Performing Arts in Patchogue, NY
Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 09:00 AMPines Manor in Edison, NJ
A statewide veterans chamber of commerce launches in New Jersey to focus on improving the economic environment for veteran run enterprises on November 8, 9am-5pm. This event is for veteran owned and service disabled veteran owned businesses as well as supplier diversity and procurement personnel who would like to do business and contract with these veteran businesses. Through the generous donations of our sponsors, this event is free to all who wish to attend.
Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 10:00 AMMarriott Hotel in Tarrytown, NY
Attend the 9th Annual Veterans Breakfast on November 8, 10am. The program will include recognition of our Veterans's contributions, remembrance of those who have served, information on Medicare and VA benefits, and entertainment.
Please call to register.
Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 06:30 PMHudson River Parks Pier 76 in New York, NY
The 12th Annual IAVA Heroes Gala will be another exciting evening of patriotism and inspiration, occurring on November 8, 6:30pm, just days prior to Veterans Day at the Classic Car Club at Hudson River Park’s Pier 76 in New York City, a new venue that embodies the modern, innovative IAVA brand.
As the premier veterans support event of the year and the cornerstone of a historic veterans week in New York, the annual Heroes Gala is also IAVA’s single largest fundraiser that sustains our critical, best-in-class programs all year long.
Featuring special guests Stephen Colbert, Jeffrey Wright, and Nicho Lowry. Craig Newmark is the 2018 IAVA Civilian Leadership Honoree and Rob Riggle, USMC, the 2018 IAVA Veteran Leadership Honoree.
Friday, November 09, 2018 at 09:30 AMNew York State Health Foundation in New York, NY
The Veterans Mental Health Coalition of NYC presents a discussion called Funding Challenges & Alternative Strategies on November 9, 9:30am-12pm.Whether you’re a start-up, small or mid-size nonprofit, you will benefit from joining the discussion about alternative funding. Learn about fundraising strategies and research tools that will enable you to strengthen your organizations’ capacity and ability grow stronger over time.Hear from veterans who are using technology to change the way community providers can approach fundraising and sustainable revenue sources.Presenters:Elana DuffyCEO & FounderPathfinder Labs, LLCAaron GreenFundraiser & FounderDonors On TapRegister here.