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February 1

Financial Assistance
Tax-A-Thon
8:00am - 4:00pm

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February 5

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

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February 5

Employment
USO Networking Event
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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February 10

Health Care
PPAAA Medicare 101 Class
9:00am - 11:00am

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February 12

Employment
Resume Writing Workshop
9:00am - 12:00pm

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February 12

Employment
Job Fair Readiness Workshop
9:30am - 12:00pm

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February 14

Education
MSSA Open House
11:00am - 1:00pm

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February 19

Employment
Military Spouse Employment Partnership Virtual Hiring Fair
9:00am - 1:00pm

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February 19

Housing & Homeless Services
Sunshine Home Sharing Focus Group
12:30pm - 2:00pm

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February 19

LIFT I.T. Open House
5:30pm - 7:00pm

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February 20

Employment
Federal Jobs: How to Apply Workshop
9:00am - 12:00pm

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February 20

Employment
Connect with a Vet Hiring Event
10:00am - 2:00pm

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February 20

Employment
Troops to Teachers Networking/Info Seminar
5:00pm - 7:30pm

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February 20

Health Care
PPAAA Medicare 101 Class
5:30pm - 7:30pm

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February 24

Health Care
Accessible Health Care Town Hall
1:00pm - 3:00pm

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February 24

Benefits & Public Assistance
Social Security 101
5:30pm - 7:00pm

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February 26

Employment
Resume Writing Workshop
9:00am - 12:00pm

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February 27

Education
VA Women's Health Transition Training
8:30am - 4:00pm

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February 27

Health Care
PPAAA Medicare 101 Class
5:30pm - 7:30pm

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February 28

Employment
Denver Regional Veteran Career Expo
10:00am - 2:00pm

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Financial Assistance

Tax-A-Thon

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

8:00am

Categories:

Get your taxes filed for free! Join Pikes Peak United Way and our amazing team of volunteers to kick-off tax season with this community event.

Families making $56,000 or less can have their income taxes prepared by an IRS-certified preparer and e-filed for FREE. Tacos included!

There will also be a resource fair, kid's table, and giveaways throughout the day. No appointment necessary.

Min. Age:

Where:
Mitchell High School
1205 Potter Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Admission:

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Education

VA Women's Health Transition Training

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

8:30am

Categories:

This woman Veteran-led training will cover:

?Transformed culture of VA
?Women?s health & mental health care services
?Eligibility for and enrollment in VA care
?Post-separation health care ownership
?Available transition support services

We encourage attendance from Active Duty Servicewomen who plan to transition to Civilian or Reserve/National Guard Status within the next calendar year. Dress is civilian casual.

This course does not replace the required TAP course.

To sign up visit SFL-TAP, Room 104 or call the front desk at:
719-526-1001 or 1002

Min. Age:

Where:
SFL-TAP Center
7366 Mekong St.
BLDG 6237
Fort Carson, CO 80913
Phone: 719-526-1001

Admission:

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Employment

Federal Jobs: How to Apply Workshop

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Third Thu of every month starting at 9:00am

Categories:

Searching and applying for a federal job is different than the civilian job search process

This session will offer tips and hints on how to make the most of your job search and how to tailor your resume to the job announcement.

Register online at: ppwfc.org

Min. Age:

Where:
Pikes Peak Workforce Center
1675 Garden of the Gods Road
Citizens Service Center
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Admission:

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Employment

Military Spouse Employment Partnership Virtual Hiring Fair

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

9:00am

Categories:

Register for The Power of Connection: an MSEP Virtual Hiring Fair exclusively for military spouses. This free event connects you directly with hiring managers from MSEP companies and organizations actively hiring military spouse employees.

Attend the event to:
Live chat with hiring managers
Apply for featured jobs with MSEP partners actively hiring
Join at any time from anywhere in the world
Connect with SECO career coaches for additional resources

Virtual event on February 19th, 11am-3pm EST (9am-1pm MST)

Register Now: https://msephire.6connex.com/event/MSEP/2020feb/login

If you have questions or would like additional information, contact us at osd.msepjobs@mail.mil.

Min. Age:

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Health Care

PPAAA Medicare 101 Class

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

9:00am

Categories:

These classes provide an opportunity for older adults to learn the basics of Medicare (parts A,B,C,D). RSVP by calling 719-471-2096 or by going to PPACG.org/events

Min. Age:

Where:
PPAAA
14 S Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
Phone: 719-471-2096

Admission:

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Employment

Resume Writing Workshop

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Second Wed of every month starting at 9:00am

Categories:

Wonder how to write about your job experiences? Need to write effective, results-driven statements? This workshop will help you!

Open to: veterans,military spouses, active duty service members, reserve/National Guard members

Prior to attending create two accounts:
usajobs.gov
connectingcolorado.com

Register with SFL-TAP at:
MAIN OFFICE, RM 104, M-F from 7:30 AM - 4 PM 7366 MEKONG ST, BLDG 6237
FORT CARSON, CO 80913
719.526.1001/1002

Min. Age:

Where:
SFL-TAP Fort Carson
7366 Mekong St.
Building 6237, Room 100
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Admission:

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Employment

Resume Writing Workshop

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Fourth Wed of every month starting at 9:00am

Categories:

Wonder how to write about your job experiences? Need to write effective, results-driven statements? This workshop will help you!

Open to: veterans, military spouses, active duty service members, reserves/National Guard members

Prior to attending create two accounts:
usajobs.gov
connectingcolorado.com

MAIN OFFICE, RM 104, M-F from 7:30 AM - 4 PM 7366 MEKONG ST, BLDG 6237
FORT CARSON, CO 80913
719.526.1001/1002

Min. Age:

Where:
SFL-TAP Center
7366 Mekong St.
Building 6237, Room 100
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Admission:

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Employment

Job Fair Readiness Workshop

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

9:30am

Categories:

Make the job fair work for you!

This workshop guides you in developing your game plan: research employers, create a winning elevator pitch, prepare for conversations with recruiters, and plan your follow-up.

Call 719-526-1001/1002 to register.

Min. Age:

Where:
SFL-TAP Center
7366 Mekong St.
Room 104
Fort Carson, CO 80913
Phone: 719-526-1001

Admission:

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Employment

Connect with a Vet Hiring Event

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

10:00am

Categories:

MEET OVER 75 EMPLOYERS WHO ARE READY TO HIRE YOU!

Open to: veterans, military spouses, active duty service members, reserve/National Guard members.

For more info, go to ppwfc.org

Min. Age:

Where:
William Reed Special Event Center (SEC)
6550 Specker Ave.
Building 1829
Fort Carson, CO 80913

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Employment

Denver Regional Veteran Career Expo

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

10:00am

Categories:

Denver's largest career event in Colorado! Spots are limited so register early online.

50 national employers will be present, so come to explore, learn, network, and potentially find your dream career.

Min. Age:

Where:
Denver Federal Center
695 Kipling St.
Denver, CO 80215
Phone: 303-287-6064

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Employment

SFL-TAP Resource Fair

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

10:30am

Categories:

Representatives from featured organizations will be in attendance to meet with you and provide information on the services they offer.

Open to soldiers transitioning off active duty, veterans, reserve/national guard members, military spouses/dependents

Pre-registration is not required.

Min. Age:

Where:
SFL-TAP Center
7366 Mekong St.
BLDG 6237
Fort Carson, CO 80913
Phone: 719-526-1001

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Education

MSSA Open House

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

11:00am

Categories:

Embry-Riddle and Microsoft invite you to join them for a Microsoft Software Systems Academy (MSSA) open house.

While there you'll get to meet with current students, ask questions, and visit the classroom.

Light refreshments will be served.

Call 719-576-6858

Min. Age:

Where:
Catalyst Campus
555 E. Pikes Peak Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-576-6858

Admission:

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Housing & Homeless Services

Sunshine Home Sharing Focus Group

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

12:30pm

Categories:

Join our focus group and help create a new affordable housing and aging in place solution.

Lunch will be provided!

Sunshine Home Share is a nonprofit helping home providers above the age of 55 to age in place. We look to build relationships within the community by thoughtfully and safely matching a home provider with a home seeker of any age. Home sharing creates a mutually beneficial relationship potentially exchanging supportive services and companionship for affordable rent.

To participate or learn more about home sharing, call Alison at 303-915-8264 or email alison@sunshinehomeshare.org

Min. Age:

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

Admission:

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Health Care

Accessible Health Care Town Hall

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

1:00pm

Categories:

Have you experienced issues in hospitals, doctors offices, dental clinics, or eye care clinics, including:

Being examined in your wheelchair
Exam rooms too small to move around in
Exam tables or chairs that are too high or can't be lowered
Being told to bring someone to lift you in order to access medical equipment
Long waits or refusal of service because of your disability
Important information given to you in a format that is not accessible
The lack of qualified sign language interpreters at appointments
No service animals allowed

Join us for this free town hall to discover how to become your own patient advocate!

You?ll learn about:
Your legal rights; How to enforce your legal rights; The legal obligations of your health care providers;How to advocate for your needs and rights.

This is a free event. Light snacks will be served and ASL interpreters will be available.

For more information or to request additional accommodations,
please call 719-471-8181, ext. 146 or email crobertson@the-ic.org.


Min. Age:

Where:
The Independence Center
729 S. Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Admission:

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Employment

USO Networking Event

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

4:00pm

Categories:

60% of jobs are found through networking! Make a connection with a potential employer and empower your career.

Register at https://februarynwe.eventbrite.com

Light hors d'oeuvres offered.

Walk-ins welcome!

Min. Age:

Where:
Hotel Elegante
2886 S. Circle Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Admission:

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Employment

Troops to Teachers Networking/Info Seminar

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

5:00pm

Categories:

Teach as a second career!

Learn about the requirements to become a teacher including various licensure pathways, the services Troops to Teachers Colorado offers, and discover career opportunities with HR representatives from local school districts.

Who: Transitioning service members, family members, veterans, and anyone interested in pursuing a career in K-12 education.

What: Information and Networking Seminar

When: Thursday February 20th, 2020 at 05:00pm-07:30pm (information session 05pm-06pm, networking session 06pm-07:30pm)

Where: Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center, (530 Communication Circle, Colorado Springs, CO 80905).

Register at: https://educatoreffectiveness.wufoo.com/forms/zl9finj13qol9r/

Min. Age:

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

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LIFT I.T. Open House

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

5:30pm

Categories:

Learn about Goodwill's Lift I.T. training during a free open house!

This program will help you earn your CompTIA Security+ Certification.

Scholarships available for qualified applicants, funded by Google?s Digital Skills Initiative.

Refreshments are included.

RSVP at https://bit.ly/2RMXcXO

Min. Age:

Where:
Discover Goodwill
1460 Garden of the Gods Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Phone: (719) 551-0208

Admission:

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Health Care

PPAAA Medicare 101 Class

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

5:30pm

Categories:

These classes provide an opportunity for older adults to learn the basics of Medicare (parts A,B,C,D). RSVP by calling 719-471-2096 or by going to PPACG.org/events

Min. Age:

Where:
Penrose Library
20 N Cascade Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Admission:

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Health Care

PPAAA Medicare 101 Class

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

5:30pm

Categories:

These classes provide an opportunity for older adults to learn the basics of Medicare (parts A,B,C,D). RSVP by calling 719-471-2096 or by going to PPACG.org/events

Min. Age:

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

Admission:

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Benefits & Public Assistance

Social Security 101

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

5:30pm

Categories:

Covers many of the common retirement
questions relating to Social Security.

To RSVP: Call 719-471-2096
or go to PPACG.org/events

Min. Age:

Where:
PPAAA
14 S Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
Phone: 719-471-2096

Admission:

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