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August 2019


Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - see attached flyer

6th Annual Veterans Resource Fair In Harlem, "Serving the Aging Veteran and their Family". Keynote Speaker Lorraine Cortés-Vazquez, Commissioner, New York City Department for the Aging; Guest Speaker Joel Evans Ortiz, Executive Deputy Director of the New York State Division of Veterans’ Services  

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building Plaza, 163 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027 

For more info / questions, contact: Rafael Escaño Director of Constituent Services / Tel: (212) 678-4505 / Fax: (212) 662-4441

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Congressman Payne, Veteran Job Fair is seeking YOU! Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. in conjunction with The County Continuum of Care Veteran Subcommittee are looking to recruit employers to participate in Congressman Payne, 2nd Annual Veterans Job Fair. A job fair where veterans will have the opportunity to network with various  employers who have veteran hiring initiatives, as well as apply to jobs on the spot.Jr.’sEssexJr.’s

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver Conference Center - Leroy Smith Jr. Public Safety Building, 60 Nelson Place, 14th Floor; Newark, NJ 07102

For more info, please contact Samantha Salome Washington at: 973-645-3212 / Kelly McGuinness at:


Wednesday, August 7, 2019

On behalf of Purple Hearts Reunited, we invite you to join us on National Purple Heart Day at our *3rd Annual Eight on Seven Event* - We will reunite the medals of eight Veterans wounded or killed, in major conflicts throughout history with their families. We look forward to sharing this incredible evening with you and request that you please register at the link below.

Time: 5:30pm  / Light hors d’oeuvres and drinks to follow the ceremony

Location: New York City Fire Museum, 3rd Floor, 278 Spring St, New York, NY 10013

Attire: Business Casual

RSVP: 3rd Annual Eight on Seven:

or contact Sarah at  / email to:


Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Please contact your local VA Outreach Specialist to find out about enrollment benefits for Purple Heart recipients on National Purple Heart Day Aug 7. Questions? Contact Lyn Johnson, MSW, Dept. of Veterans Affairs Outreach Specialist, Email: Tel: 212-686-7500 ext. 4218 Spread the word, Wednesday August 7, 2019 is National Purple Heart Day. VA NY Harbor Healthcare System welcomes all Purple Heart recipients to register for VA healthcare and receive Priority Group 3 enrollment, regardless of income status. Priority Group 3 Purple Heart recipients are exempt from co-pays for hospital care and medical outpatient care. Purple Heart recipients can receive on-site assistance at VA NY Harbor with filing for service-connection claims, medical services, mental health services, education benefits, home loan info, burial benefits and many more. /

         Thursday, August 8, 2019

         Once again NYCSSS is looking to continue it’s veteran hiring initiative and seek 15 veterans to fill their Vacation/                         Custodian position. Position title: Vacation Replacement/Custodian (Queens Schools Only) - Work in NYC Public Schools          assisting school's custodian to clean/maintain school building... other duties may include painting/cleaning the school...            light construction work or restructuring of classrooms. Requires minimum 1 year experience as porter/janitor/handyman.

         Salary/Hourly Wage:  $15.91 / FT / Dress professionally; bring photo ID, and 2 copies of your resume.

         Confirm your attendance to Anthony Benson at

         Time: 10 AM – 2 PM / Interviews held in Queens

         Location: Career Compass 74-09 37th Avenue 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights, NY 11372


         Thursday, August 8, 2019

         Career Fair! WIN is actively recruiting for: Head Teachers / Associate Teachers / Recreation Associates / Income Building            (Employment) Specialists.To view position details and complete an online application please go to our company website            at Click “Careers” on the bottom of the page that will take you to our current Job Openings.

         Time: 10am - 3pm / Application & Resume required.

         Location: 25 Junius Street, Brooklyn, NY 

         Questions? Contact Anthony M. Hernandez, Associate, Talent Acquisition, Direct Line: 212.695.4758 x 2261 /                                Email:  |


         Wednesday, August 14, 2019

         6th Annual Brooklyn Bridge to Employment Career Expo! The expo is a unique career fair focusing on the employment              needs of Brooklyn businesses. Registration now open!! Please join us for a networking breakfast and prepare to connect          with Brooklyn’s top talent!! 

         Time: 9am-2pm

         Location: Industry City, 233 37th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 (between 2nd/3rd Ave.)

         To register:


         Wednesday, August 14, 201

         Attention Veterans! Free NYC VA Home Loan Workshop presented by Veterans Network, Serving Veterans for 25 years!              Homebuyers Understanding the VA Home Loan Program / The Process for Veterans. Now you can buy any 1-4 family    

         house of VA approved condo up to $726,525 with no money down. You will learn everything you need to know to realize             the American Dream of Home Ownership. Thank you for your service. All Veterans & Military Personnel Welcomed!                     Time: 1:00pm

         Location: Manhattan Vet Center, 32 Broadway, NYC, 2nd Floor/Room 200

         Reservations required: Please call 917-960-4260

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Join us for libations and food, hear brief presentations from each Veteran in Residence on their journey over the last six months, and how they made meaningful connections to impact and take their companies to the next level. NYC Demo Day & Capstone! Meet the latest Veterans in Residence tribe, who have completed the Veterans In Residence Program Powered by Bunker Labs for Spring 2019, learn about their companies and where they are headed next! WeWork

Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT 

Location: , 500 7th Ave., NYC 10018 WeWork

For more info and to register:


Friday, August 16, 2019

The Camaraderie Platoon invites ALL service women/men to join the Farm outing... for a day of fun at the Fountain House High Point Farm! Purpose of Camaraderie Platoon: To have a place where service men and women of all eras: come to meet/talk with each other; cook/eat together; be part of the solution; receive anonymous, free mental health, heal the invisible wounds… endless possibilities through self-help, peer support/camaraderie; resume review; mock interviews - prepare for civilian job; have a place we feel comfortable and we can call “Our Home”. Come join us and help us as we support you in continuing the camaraderie among the military community! You must RSVP to attend!

Time: 9am-5pm / Rain or Shine / Looking forward to see you all there! 

Departing Location: 25 West 47th Street (Between 9th/10th Avenues)

Destination: High Point Farm (

Special all day outing at the Fountain House 477 Acres Farm to honor ALL service women and men past/present!  

RSVP required to: Jennifer Rivera at

Monday, August 19, 2019

Veterans Information Fair! Supporting our veterans and families.

Time: 9am - 3pm

Location: James J. Peters VA Medical Center; Room 3D22

POC: / 646-417-2178


Monday August 26, 2019

Our Bronx Hero - Please join the East Bronx History Forum and the American Legion Post #1065 for a co-naming of Newbold Avenue between Castle Hill and Havemeyer for WWII Army pilot, 2Lt. John N. Sekul - Newbold Avenue resident shot down and crash-landed behind enemy lines; captured, POW; then executed.

Time: Procession at 11:30am / 12Noon: Official start of the co-naming ceremony to 2Lt. John N. Sekul Place!

Location: American Legion Post #1065 at 2151 Newbold Ave., to the corner of Newbold and Havemeyer Aves.  (Castle Hill area - Bronx)

POC: Email -


September 2019


Monday, September 2, 2019

On behalf of Historic Richmond Town, we cordially invite you to join us at the 40th Annual Richmond County Fair as we pay tribute to our American Heroes. This invite is extended to all Veterans and active service members who have sacrificed to protect America and the lives and privileges of all its people. Rolling Thunder® Chapter 2 NY is partnering with Historic Richmond Town to make this celebration a borough-wide recognized event. 

Time: 2:00pm - welcome lunch; ceremony to follow 

to  to Lisa Voils, Special Events Coordinator by at (718) 351-1611 ext. 247 or email  RSVP Friday, August 16th

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sgt. John Peck (ret.) served two tours as a Marine during the War on Terror. He became a quadruple amputee (injured by an IED for the second time); received a groundbreaking bilateral arm transplant in 2016; one of only two military members to have undergone this complex  procedure. He's an advocate for organ donation and continues his philanthropy... also becoming a motivational speaker focusing on... inspiring others with his message of hope and overcoming obstacles with humor and resolve. Join us with "Sgt John Peck" for the release of his new title "Rebuilding Sergeant Peck: How I Put Body and Soul Back Together After Afghanistan" (Hardcover). 

Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm

Location: The BookMark Shop, 8415 3rd Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11209

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps (TNVAC) - Free Fall Health Fair! Come and learn more about improving your health! Free samples & raffles, weight loss consults, Flu Vaccine, Wellness check, Keto, more info/activities!

Time: 2pm-5pm

Location: TNVAC Ambulance Base, 3955 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10465

To be a vendor or sponsor, contact organizer, Erika Newsome at 718-430-9501 or Visit for updates & to register for CPR/First-Aid Certification Courses!  

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Oktoberfest! Beer / Food / Raffles / Cash Bar!

Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Location: VFW Post 2348, 31-35 41st St., Astoria, NY

Purchase before 8/16 for $20 pp - includes food + 2 beers / $5 child; after 8/16 tix are $25/$30 at the door

For tix go to: www.eventbrite and search WMA Octoberfest 2019


October 2019 / November 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - Oct. deadline to submit (see below)

The Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team Inc: Bronx Veterans Day Parade - Tabling Registration Form -file:///C:/Users/owner1/Documents/APPLICATION-TABLING%20Regis%20Form_BVDayParadeNov2019.pdf. 

Deadline to submit:  at 10/11/ For inquiry or comment about this form or Parade, send email to or call: 718-682-6154 / 917-226-7960

Sunday, October 13, 2019 - Save the Date!

Ride2Live! Ride to support breast cancer awareness, treatment & research at the award-winning  Maimonides Breast Center! Details to be announced! To register, and for further information, visit: