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September 3

Financial Assistance
Foundational Readiness Classes: Take Control of Your Finances
11:00am - 12:00pm

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September 3

Support Groups & Peer Support
Military & Veteran Women's Group
12:30pm - 1:30pm

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September 6

Food, Clothing, & Household Goods
Fort Carson/Fountain Food Pantry
3:30pm - 5:30pm

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September 7

Mental Health Services
The Independence Center: Virtual Mindfulness Learning Group
11:00am - 12:00pm

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September 10

Financial Assistance
Foundational Readiness Classes: Thrift Savings Plan
9:30am - 10:30am

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September 10

Financial Assistance
Foundational Readiness Classes: Car Buying
11:00am - 12:00pm

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September 10

Support Groups & Peer Support
Military & Veteran Women's Group
12:30pm - 1:30pm

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September 13

Family Support Services
Fort Carson ACS: Nourish and Nurture Class
10:30am - 11:30am

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September 13

Food, Clothing, & Household Goods
Fort Carson/Fountain Food Pantry
3:30pm - 5:30pm

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September 14

Caregiver / Receiver Support Group
Fort Carson Heartbeat: Peer Support for Survivors of Suicide Loss
6:15am

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September 17

Food, Clothing, & Household Goods
Food Fridays: Drive-Thru Distribution
11:00am

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September 17

Financial Assistance
Foundational Readiness Classes: Take Control of Your Finances
11:00am - 12:00pm

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September 17

Support Groups & Peer Support
Military & Veteran Women's Group
12:30pm - 1:30pm

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September 17

Financial Assistance
Foundational Readiness Classes: Developing a Spending Plan
3:00pm - 4:00pm

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September 20

Food, Clothing, & Household Goods
Fort Carson/Fountain Food Pantry
3:30pm - 5:30pm

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September 21

Mental Health Services
The Independence Center: Virtual Mental Wellness Groups
11:00am - 12:00pm

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September 22

Employment
SFL-TAP Resource Fair
10:30am - 12:00pm

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September 24

Financial Assistance
Foundational Readiness Classes: Thrift Savings Plan
9:30am - 10:30am

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September 24

Financial Assistance
Foundational Readiness Classes: Car Buying
11:00am - 12:00pm

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September 24

Support Groups & Peer Support
Military & Veteran Women's Group
12:30pm - 1:30pm

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September 25

Employment
Fort Carson Career Summit
8:00am - 4:00pm

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September 27

Food, Clothing, & Household Goods
Fort Carson/Fountain Food Pantry
3:30pm - 5:30pm

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September 27

Health Care
PPACG: Social Security 101
4:00pm - 5:30pm

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September 28

Caregiver / Receiver Support Group
Fort Carson Heartbeat: Peer Support for Survivors of Suicide Loss
6:15pm

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September 29

Recreation & Leisure
The Independence: Adaptive Yoga
4:00pm - 5:00pm

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Caregiver / Receiver Support Group

Fort Carson Heartbeat: Peer Support for Survivors of Suicide Loss

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Second Tue of every month starting at 6:15am

Categories:

Heartbeat care and share. A time for Heartbeat families to connect. Virtual Zoom meeting or call-in. Contact for more information: Richard "Singe" Stites; 719-598-6576; oldsinge@comcast.net or Angelika McShan; 719-338-1796; amcengel@comcast.net

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Employment

Fort Carson Career Summit

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

8:00am

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CAREER SUMMIT EVENT DETAILS
This Hiring Our Heroes Career Summit is a specialized event designed to educate , inform , inspire , and connect service members, veterans, military spouses and caregivers with military ready employers.

Attendees will have the chance to:
Meet with military ready companies that are actively hiring for open positions; Hear about economic opportunities across various industries nationwide; Learn about training programs to upskill or reskill to meet demands; Explore LinkedIn Premium tools and features; Get insider tips from hiring managers, recruiters, and talent acquisition experts.

Hiring Our Heroes Career Summit events are free to attend and open to service members, veterans, military spouses, and military caregivers. This event will leave you better prepared and more competitive in your job searches. Come ready with your resume to learn about resources that help connect military families with meaningful employment at local and national employers. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with employers. Register now!

Register at: http://www.hiringourheroes.org/events

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Financial Assistance

Foundational Readiness Classes: Thrift Savings Plan

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Second Fri of every month starting at 9:30am

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Are you taking advantage of this amazing benefit that is only offered to uniformed service members and Federal employees? Topics include: a general overview of the Thrift Savings Plan, the difference between the Traditional and Roth TSP, investment funds and and options and much more.

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Financial Assistance

Foundational Readiness Classes: Thrift Savings Plan

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Fourth Fri of every month starting at 9:30am

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Are you taking advantage of this amazing benefit that is only offered to uniformed service members and Federal employees? Topics include: a general overview of the Thrift Savings Plan, the difference between the Traditional and Roth TSP, investment funds and and options and much more.

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Family Support Services

Fort Carson ACS: Nourish and Nurture Class

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Second Mon of every month starting at 10:30am

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Class designed to assist parents in feeding their infant and children up to age 3 years. Monthly topic will cover a variety of topics: nursing infants, bottle feeding, first foods, picky eaters, ages and stages of development in feeding, and homemade baby foods. The monthly topic will be sent upon registration.
Register online: www.carson.army.mil/acs
For more information: 719-526-0461

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Employment

SFL-TAP Resource Fair

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

10:30am

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Resource Fairs are held in the TAP Center (BLDG 6237 Fort Carson, Main Office - Rm 104).
1030?1200.

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Where:
Bldg 6237 Fort Carson
7366 Mekong St.
Room 100
Fort Carson, CO 80913
Phone: 719-526-1001

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Food, Clothing, & Household Goods

Food Fridays: Drive-Thru Distribution

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

11:00am

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FREE Food Distribution THIS Friday, in partnership with Care and Share. Open to everyone; distribution begins at 11 a.m. until food runs out. Located in open lot across from Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center.

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Financial Assistance

Foundational Readiness Classes: Car Buying

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Fourth Fri of every month starting at 11:00am

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Looking to buy your dream car? Do you know how much car you can afford and still have enough money to purchase gas? Most service members will purchase a new or used car while in the service. They will spend more of their disposable income on automobiles than on virtually anything else except food and shelter. This course is designed to help you save money and hassles on your next car purchase by focusing on: 1. the purchase 2. the financing 3. the trade-in

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Financial Assistance

Foundational Readiness Classes: Car Buying

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Second Fri of every month starting at 11:00am

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Looking to buy your dream car? Do you know how much car you can afford and still have enough money to purchase gas? Most service members will purchase a new or used car while in the service. They will spend more of their disposable income on automobiles than on virtually anything else except food and shelter. This course is designed to help you save money and hassles on your next car purchase by focusing on: 1. the purchase 2. the financing 3. the trade-in

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Financial Assistance

Foundational Readiness Classes: Take Control of Your Finances

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

First Fri of every month starting at 11:00am

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Did you ever wonder why some people have an excellent credit score while other struggle to qualify for credit? Let's talk about the basics of credit: when you should and should not use credits, how to establish credit, and how to check your credit reports and resolve errors. We'll also discuss debt: the debt-to-income ratio, which helps you figure out the amount of debt you can safely handle, how to manage existing debt, how to recognize the warning signs of debt problems, and what to do if your debt is out of control.

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Financial Assistance

Foundational Readiness Classes: Take Control of Your Finances

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Third Fri of every month starting at 11:00am

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Did you ever wonder why some people have an excellent credit score while other struggle to qualify for credit? Let's talk about the basics of credit: when you should and should not use credits, how to establish credit, and how to check your credit reports and resolve errors. We'll also discuss debt: the debt-to-income ratio, which helps you figure out the amount of debt you can safely handle, how to manage existing debt, how to recognize the warning signs of debt problems, and what to do if your debt is out of control.

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Mental Health Services

The Independence Center: Virtual Mental Wellness Groups

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Third Tue of every month starting at 11:00am

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This group is a safe place to come together to relax, learn, and grow through calming activities, coping skills, and more! For more info or to RSVP, contact Lisa at lgavel@the-ic.org or 719-471-8181, ext 121.

RSVP to receive instructions on how to join these groups online.

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Mental Health Services

The Independence Center: Virtual Mindfulness Learning Group

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

First Tue of every month starting at 11:00am

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In this virtual group, we learn and share about the benefits of mindfulness, different types of mindfulness practices, and ideas for starting or deepening a personal practice and making it our own.

For more info or to RSVP, contact Carrie at cbaatz@the-ic.org or 719-471-8181, ext 116.

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Support Groups & Peer Support

Military & Veteran Women's Group

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Weekly on Fri starting at 12:30pm

Categories:

SUPPORT IN SHARING ANDINTEGRATING EXPERIENCES,SELF-GROWTH, & COMMUNITY.

Female-identifying any branch, any era, any status. Contact Tegan (303) 525-7660 to join or get more information.

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Where:
Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Cener
530 Communication Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80905

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Financial Assistance

Foundational Readiness Classes: Developing a Spending Plan

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Third Fri of every month starting at 3:00pm

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A lot of times we find ourselves in the situation where we have more month left over than more money in the bank. You are not alone! Let's talk about the crucial balance between spending and savings, reasons why you should have a financial plan and the 70-20-10 budgeting guideline. We will discuss the important budgeting concepts that will help you create a workable spending plan so that you can get a jump on your money management skills as soon as today.

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Food, Clothing, & Household Goods

Fort Carson/Fountain Food Pantry

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Weekly on Mon starting at 3:30pm

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Please remain in your car and pull up in front of the basketball court. Available to any FFC8 staff member and families with an FFC8 student.

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Where:
Welte Education Center
330 Lyckman Pl.

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Health Care

PPACG: Social Security 101

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

4:00pm

Categories:

"Understanding Your Social Security Benefits"
Classes are offered at no cost to provide information for
people approaching retirement.

Sessions cover many of the
common retirement questions; Eligibility for retirement, How age affects retirement benefit, How work affects retirement benefit.
Also discussed: Spousal benefits, Children's benefits, Survivor benefits, And a brief explanation of
Medicare.

Register Online
www.ppacg.org/events

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Where:
PPACG
14 S Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80905

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Recreation & Leisure

The Independence: Adaptive Yoga

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Last Wed of every month starting at 4:00pm

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Yoga instructor Allen Baca will lead us in learning the benefits of yoga while in a seated position, lying down, and other non-traditional positions, breathing techniques, and movement and modifications to improve strength, flexibility and balance.

RSVP to receive the Zoom link and request accommodations:
Email: cbaatz@the-ic.org
Phone: 719-471-8181 ext. 116
Online Accommodation Request Form: http://bit.ly/request_accom

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Caregiver / Receiver Support Group

Fort Carson Heartbeat: Peer Support for Survivors of Suicide Loss

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Fourth Tue of every month starting at 6:15pm

Categories:

Heartbeat care and share. A time for Heartbeat families to connect. Virtual Zoom meeting or call-in. Contact for more information: Richard "Singe" Stites; 719-598-6576; oldsinge@comcast.net or Angelika McShan; 719-338-1796; amcengel@comcast.net

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