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Friday, October 12, 2018 at 07:00 PMThe Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY
The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts the 2-Day Conference “Wargaming” on October 12, 7-9pm & October 13, 1-5pm. Producers and Moderators include Albert Nofi & Jerry Trombella, from the NYMAS Board; Participants are: Jim Dunnigan, Mark Herman, Al Nofi, Peter Perla.
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, October 13, 2018 at 07:00 AMHeckscher State Park in East Islip, NY
Project9line and Team RWB partner for the Heart of an Eagle 5k on October 13. Check-in begins at 7am and the race starts at 9am. The award ceremony will be at 10:30am.
Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 10:00 AMBronx Community Board #6 Office in Bronx, NY
Attend the Vendors License Orientation & Application Assistance Workshop just for veterans on October 13, 10am-2pm. Held by Dr. Stephanie Addo-Zuniga. Must be a veteran, must be registered to attend. Seats are limited. Call to RSVP or register here.
Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 11:00 AMCalverton National Cemetery in Calverton, NY
Attend the Unveiling Ceremony for the new Women Veterans Memorial at Calverton National Cemetery on October 13, 11am-1pm, honoring all military service women.
Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 12:00 PMShell Creek Park in Island Park, NY
Attend the PFC Dwyer Family Day on October 13, 12-3pm. All Veterans and family members are welcome. Fly a kite, play chess, checkers, dominoes, cards, and more fun things to do as a family.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 11:30 AMGovernor Paterson Towers in Paterson, NJ
Attend a Senior Veteran Benefits Workshop and Luncheon on October 16, 11:30am – 3pm. Join Catholic Charities and a team of experts from the VA New Jersey Healthcare System and Passaic County Veteran Services for a discussion on veteran benefits and entitlements. Topics will include VA medical services and veteran entitlement claims.
Email or call to RSVP.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 01:00 PMGethsemane Missionary Baptist Church in Bronx, NY
GMBC’s Ministries: Prison, HIV/AIDS Prevention, F.O.C.U.S., Social Action, PoWW, and YGT with HAVE and Gateway Community Development offer Beyond a Criminal Record to Work and More, an Empowerment and Prevention Information & Education Workshop for civilians and veterans on October 17, 1-4:30pm.
Roberta Meyers, Director Legal Action Center National H.I.R.E., will facilitate the discussion, with presentations by Dennis Frink, Outreach Specialist, Office of Advocacy and Outreach, NYC HRA, DHS,DSS; Jose [Tony] Rivera, Career Counselor, Jericho Project; and David Thorpe, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Elvin Garcia, The Fortune Society.
Call with any questions. The event is free and registration is not required.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 07:00 PMGotham Comedy Club in New York, NY
Attend Heal Our Heroes: A Comedy Fundraiser on October 17, 7-10pm. Join for a comedy show, cocktails, and a raffle all in support of Operation: HOH with special guests from BRAVO TV's Summer House.
100% of proceeds provide the attention and care required for the thousands of veterans who have endured and continue to bear the psychological burdens associated with our country’s time at war.
Purchase tickets here.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 06:00 PMChelsea Piers in New York, NY
Join Headstrong for their 6th Annual NYC Benefit Gala on October 18, 6pm. Enjoy a special evening in support of comprehensive mental healthcare for military veterans.
The event is hosted by Seth Meyers. The cocktail reception begins at 6pm and dinner/program begins at 7:30pm.
Purchase tickets online here.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 07:00 PMVenetian in Garfield, NJ
Attend the Brenner Foundation Veterans Gala on October 18, 7-11pm. The event will honor AJ Luna, Director of Veteran Services, Bergen County VA.
Tickets are available here.