Join Blue Star Families for Connected Communities: Building Blocks to Belonging on February 18, 3pm (EST). They’ll share exclusive research results on the impacts of Blue Star Families’ Chapter model and the importance of building a local foundation of social support for military families.
Travis Manion Foundation joins Story Pirates for a fun-filled evening of Virtual Story Love on February 9, 7pm (EST).
Join TMF and Story Pirates to appreciate the beauty of children's writing, encouraging children to keep using their imaginations. Register to receive a Zoom link to participate in the project.
Join Vets2Industry as they partner with Kohl's for the MilSpouse Networking Mixer on February 6, 2-5pm (ET), bringing military spouses the needed connections to resources, employment, and networking for their career goals
They'll have a panel discussion with a group of military spouse entrepreneurs representing vast career industries. Also, Keynote speaker Elizabeth O'Brien will motivate you by sharing how she's dedicated the better part of the last decade to improving the lives of military spouses by lifting them out of unemployment and underemployment.
A workgroup of mental health professionals across New York State have come together over a shared interest in learning about ways that family members can best help their veteran remain safe and minimize access to things that veterans might use to harm themselves when feeling overwhelmed.
As part of the NYS Governors Challenge to prevent suicide among service members, veterans, and their families (SMVF), they are developing several strategies to promote family involvement in reducing access to lethal means, and are seeking individuals who might be interested in participating in a one on one interview to better understand what families need to know, and how best to support families in taking the necessary actions to make their family environment safer.Read more