Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. During the COVID-19 emergency, please be advised that in-person events have been cancelled. For future events, please contact the event organizer. 

Do you need resources or help during the COVID-19 emergency? See Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro. We welcome you to request any help you may need, whether you'd like a fellow veteran to give you a call to check in, or you need food assistance or other help:

  • Monday, July 13, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Grow With Google

    Participate in Blue Star Families' Grow With Google on July 13, 1-2pm (EST). Learn how Google tools can help you search for remote work, fine-tune your ability to use these tools for efficiency purposes, and more.

    Register here

  • Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 11:15 AM
    Sunningdale Country Club in Scarsdale, NY

    2020 Heroes To Heroes Charity Golf and Tennis

    Attend the 2020 Heroes To Heroes Foundation Charity Golf and Tennis Classic on July 14. 

    It begins with a spectacular brunch, shotgun golf beginning at 11:15am, cocktails at the 19th Hole and, finally, dinner honoring the memory of Cliff Nolan, co-Founder, without whom Heroes to Heroes would not exist.

    Click here for registration and sponsorship information.

    Heroes To Heroes Foundation provides spiritual healing and peer support for Combat Veterans of all conflicts and all faiths who have attempted suicide or are on a path to self-destruction, due to moral injury.

  • Monday, July 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Hilton Brooklyn New York in Brooklyn, NY

    MilitaryX Brooklyn Veterans Career Fair

    Meet and interview with hiring managers at companies ranging from local businesses to Fortune 500 corporations at MilitaryX Brooklyn Veterans Career Fair on July 20, 11am-2pm. In serving your country, you have trained to become these company's greatest assets. This career fair will allow you to learn about the businesses that are hiring and meet them face-to-face. Anyone who served active duty, in the National Guard, or in the Reserves and their spouses are invited to attend.

    RSVP here.

  • Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 08:30 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 8:30am in Staten Island at West Shore Little League. Kickstands go up at 11am, 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, July 27, 2020 at 09:00 AM

    Backpacks For Life Annual Golf Outing

    Join Backpacks For Life for their 5th Annual Golf Outing on July 27, 9am. Enjoy a day filled with on-course activities including black jack and corn hole while playing on one of New Jersey’s premiere courses. Kick off the day with their favorite Veteran Owned Businesses! Enjoy coffee from Black 6 Coffee, cigars from The Mobile Cigar Lounge and beer from Backward Flag Brewing Co. Head out onto the course for a full day of golf with fun activities and prizes along the way. Finish the day at the cocktail hour, silent auction, and full dinner plus their infamous Helicopter Ball Drop.

    9am Registration & Brunch 

    11am Tee Time 

    5pm Cocktail Hour & Dinner Reception

    Click here to register or donate.

  • Monday, July 27, 2020 at 01:00 PM

    Blue Star Families Transitioning Like a Milspouse Online Workshop

    Join Blue Star Families for this virtual workshop on July 27, 1pm (EST), where you’ll get the career tools and resources you’ll need to make your transition out of the military with your spouse a much smoother experience.

    Register here.

  • Friday, August 07, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    The Beekman Hotel in New York, NY

    makeHER Milspouse Pop-Up Event

    Be among the milspouse doers and the dreamers who turn ambition into reality, reinvent their purpose, reimagine their communities, and rise to their optimum potential while lifting their village along the way at makeHer: Tribeca, a Milspouse Pop-Up Event on August 7, 6pm - August 9, 2pm.

    Gain vital instruction as well as make valuable connections to position your company to access business-building opportunities and achieve higher levels of success at the military's most intimate gathering of emerging and established military spouse entrepreneurs.

    RSVP here.

  • Monday, August 10, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Families Grow With Google

    Participate in Blue Star Families' Grow With Google on August 10, 1-2pm (EST). Learn how Google tools can help you search for remote work, fine-tune your ability to use these tools for efficiency purposes, and more.

    Register here

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 08:00 PM

    VetsinTech Virtual Entrepreneurship Event

    Join VetsinTech for a Virtual Entrepreneurship Event on August 11, 8-9pm (EST), to learn about entrepreneurship programs and support available from VetsinTech and their partners. This event will focus on how Veteran Entrepreneurs can access Capital and how to get resources, including coaching and accelerator programs such as NASDAQ offerings.

    Moderator: Ikram Mansori | Donald Coolidge


    Nicola Corzine | Executive Director at Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

    Craig Cummings | General Partner at Moonshots Capital, Serial Entrepreneur, Military Veteran

    Tom Anderson | Counsel at VLP Law Group LLP

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 09:00 AM
    The Brownstone in Paterson, NJ

    Stakeholders Awards Breakfast


    All previously purchased tables, tickets, and ads will be valid for the following date.

    The 5th Annual Stakeholders Awards Breakfast will honor those who have given exemplary service to our veteran community on September 12, 9am-12pm.

    Purchase general admission tickets here for $40 and enjoy a special breakfast.

    Distinguished Award Honorees include: Passaic County – JTony Vancheri, Paterson Veterans Counsel; Morris County – Jim Cavanaugh, Welcome Home Vets & Assumption Church, Morristown; Sussex County – Bill Robinson, DMAVA, Legion Riders; Essex County – Samantha Washington, Congressmen Paynes Office; Bergen County – Deborah Visconi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center; Hudson County – Tony Goodson, Samuel R. Shelton, VFW Post 2294 Jersey City; Union County – Sharon Knight, Union County American Legion Auxiliary; Regional Award – Dan and Katie Misuraca, Red White and Que; Mental Health Services AwardDavid Cathcart, Secaucus Vet Center; Women Veteran Award - SOSVETS Women Veteran’s Sub Committee Team, In observance of creating a Women Veterans Appreciation Day for the State Of NJ; Somerset / Middlesex / Hunterdon - Detective Ivis Molina - Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.