Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. 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:

  • Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 08:30 AM

    Hiring Our Heroes AMPLIFY Spouse Intensive

    Join Hiring Our Heroes for the two-day virtual AMPLIFY Spouse Career Intensive on Thursday, July 29, 8:30am-3:45pm (EST) and July 30, 8:30am-1:45pm (ET). The event leads a cohort of military spouses through intensive career preparation, professional development, and networking. AMPLIFY attendees will leave with an improved resume, a professional photo, a polished LinkedIn profile, and a professional network of fellow military spouses and employers.

    Attendees will be given the opportunity to:

    Connect with a hand-picked career coach or industry leader

    Participate in interactive sessions on public/professional speaking, salary negotiations, networking skills, personal branding, interview techniques, and military spouse entrepreneurial options

    Interact with local and national employers and companies

    Registration is required as cohort size is limited to ensure each attendee is given one-on-one attention. Registrants will be notified of acceptance into the program and given further instructions via email following initial registration. Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis.

    This event is powered by USAA.

    Register here for the virtual July session.


  • Saturday, September 04, 2021 at 12:00 PM
    Marlboro Recreation Center in Marlboro, NJ

    Veterans Blues & BBQ Festival

    NJ State Veterans Chamber of Commerce presents the Veterans Blues & BBQ Festival on September 4, 12-9pm.

    Come listen to some great rock & blues music, sample delicious BBQ food, enjoy a cold frosty beverage and support the veterans community. All proceeds raised will support veterans through the NJ State Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Purchase a ticket and get a complimentary event t-shirt.

    Register here.