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Education

Come to our next Lunch & Learn to hear about the Military Makeup
in Delaware, Managing Military Employees, USERRA and FMLA laws, and
resources for you. There is no cost to attend.

Have you ever had questions on managing your military employees? Whether
you are a small or large business, private or public sector, this Workshop
will enhance your understanding on the USERRA Law. There is no cost to
attend. You are welcome to extend the invitation to your company’s
frontline supervisors of military employees, as well as your human resources
personnel.

Choose from two scheduled Workshops:

January 24, 2018 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Smyrna Readiness Center, Smyrna

February 28, 2018 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Bethany Beach Training Site, Bethany Beach

Please RSVP to Ms. Walker at dawn.k.walker3.ctr@mail.mi

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If you are applying to any position on usajobs.gov, take the time to attend this excellent workshop to learn how to navigate the federal application process, create a winning resumé and become the BEST QUALIFIED applicant.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY!
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!
Limited to 20 seats. Open to all.

FRIDAY, January 26, 2018
9:00am to 12:30pm

DE Dept of Labor Offices
225 Pencader Corp Blvd • Suite 211
Newark, DE 19702

To Sign Up, contact Lisa Smith at (302) 451-3457
or email Lisai.Smith@state.de.us

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WHAT are the ingredients for a happy life?
HOW does it feel to be human?

NO MATTER WHAT you may have experienced or witnessed, it is still possible to lead a joyful existence once you understand the tools at your disposal.

FELLOW VETERANS will explore these topics to discover a practical approach to the daily challenges of life.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018 @7 PM

Wilmington VA Medical Center
1601 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19805
(Building #5 outside the rear entrance)

To register, email banksdaniel2f@gmail.com

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REGISTER TODAY!

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

ASIST is a two-day, intensive suicide intervention skills-training workshop
aimed at those who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in
helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST provides practical
training and is suitable for anyone in a caring role or working with
vulnerable people, from teenagers upwards.

Wednesday JAN 29-30, 2017
All workshops are 0830-1630 hrs.

Location: Biden National Guard Reserve Center
1 Vavala Way (GPS use: 250 Airport Road), New Castle, DE 19720

PROGRAM POC to register:
Mr. Ronald Andrews, CTR
Suicide Prevention Program Manager
302-326-7098
ronald.d.andrews2.ctr@mail.mil

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Help The Veterans is sponsoring the Power Breath Meditation workshop in Delaware.

December 8th – 12th
Wilmington VA Hospital

It is free of charge for veterans and military members and is conducted by a national non-profit organization, Project Welcome Home Troops.

Check it out on Facebook

If you or anyone you know may benefit from this workshop, please sign up by contacting:

Leslye Moore
leslye.moore@pwht.org or
call (208) 409 7806

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Useful Links:
Recent Chicago Tribune article about the Project Welcome Home Troops
About the workshop

POC
Meera and Raghav Garg
Help The Veterans
Charter School of Wilmington

Help The Veterans: helptheveterans.org is a 501(c)(3) tax-deductible fund under Delaware Community Foundation
delcf.org

REGISTER TODAY!
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

ASIST is a two-day, intensive suicide intervention skills-training workshop
aimed at those who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in
helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST provides practical
training and is suitable for anyone in a caring role or working with
vulnerable people, from teenagers upwards.

Wednesday Nov 29-30, 2017
All workshops are 0830-1630 hrs.

Biden National Guard Reserve Center
1 Vavala Way (GPS use: 250 Airport Road)
New Castle, DE 19720

PROGRAM POC to register:
Mr. Ronald Andrews, CTR
Suicide Prevention Program Manager
302-326-7098
ronald.d.andrews2.ctr@mail.mil

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DJF Wednesday Workshop Series presents…

“Blended Retirement System” Workshop

Need information on the new Blended Retirement System (BRS)? Come attend one of our Lunch & Learn workshop sessions!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  Anyone who is eligible to opt into the new Blended Retirement System in 2018 and has questions on the overall program should attend this Workshop!

WHAT WILL BE COVERED?

  • Who is eligible for the Blended Retirement System?
  • When will eligible members need to make a decision?
  • How is the new system different from the current retirement system?
  • How does the Thrift Savings Plan integrate into the new BRS system?
  • How can I compare the benefits of the new system to the current system?
  • Where can I find more information on the BRS program?

LUNCH & LEARN

NORTH: WED, OCT 11 • 11:30-12:30

Biden National Guard/Reserve Center, Room 2077
One Vavala Way
NEW CASTLE, DE  19720

SOUTH: WED, OCT 25 • 11:30-12:30

Dover Air Force Base
Dover AFB, Building 520. Room 205
Dover AFB, DE

** In order to attend workshop, you MUST have Dept of Defense/DOD ID for Dover AFB base access.


No Walk-Ins – You must PRE-REGISTER.  

Command/Supervisor chain approval is required for Full-Time Employees to attend and attendance must be documented in the proper leave status.

DISCLAIMER: The Delaware National Guard and Air Force Reserve does not endorse individual companies or agencies. The information provided herein is distributed to our soldiers and airmen in the event they may wish to take advantage of the stated offer or event. This message is not an endorsement for the company/organization or its affiliates named within the content of the message.

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DJF Wednesday Workshop Series presents

COMMAND YOUR CASH Workshop

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED.  NO WALK INS; YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER.

LUNCH & LEARN


SOUTH: WED, SEP 27 • 11:30-12:30
Dover Air Force Base
Dover AFB, Building 202
Room 213

* In order to attend workshop, you MUST have Dept of Defense/DOD ID for Dover AFB base access.

No Walk-Ins – You must PRE-REGISTER.  


The USAA Educational Foundation offers the military and local community the opportunity to be better informed and prepared to make the best financial choices through every stage of life.  Attend this workshop and learn a basic overview of how we all can improve our overall financial readiness.  To lead and inspire actions that improve financial readiness for the military and local community, the USAA Educational Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization.

Presented by:   Mr. Ronney Wright, USAA

To REGISTER, please email:   Christine.F.Kubik.nfg@mail.mil

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Command/Supervisor chain approval is required for Full-Time Employees to attend and attendance must be documented in the proper leave status.

DISCLAIMER: The Delaware National Guard and Air Force Reserve does not endorse individual companies or agencies. The information provided herein is distributed to our soldiers and airmen in the event they may wish to take advantage of the stated offer or event. This message is not an endorsement for the company/organization or its affiliates named within the content of the message.

FREE CISCO Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Training at Delaware Tech

Are you a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) living in Delaware? You may be eligible to participate in a FREE CCNP certification program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s America’s Promise Job-Driven Grant Program!

This program is designed for CCNAs who are looking to advance their career by becoming a Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP). This 16-week, hands-on course builds on the Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching courses. Students will learn to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of more complex network solutions and to perform advanced network troubleshooting based on systematic and industry-recognized approaches. Students will gain significant hands-on experience with networking equipment to prepare them for the CCNP certification exams, the cost of which will be also be free to participants.

To be considered for this program, you must attend an information session and meet these eligibility requirements:

  • Currently possess a CCNA certification
  • Demonstrate a minimum 12th grade reading and math ability (free testing available at information session)
  • Possess a Social Security card (copies not allowed) and valid driver’s license (or State-issued ID)

Information Sessions
Tuesday, September 19 | 6:30-8:00pm
OR
Thursday, September 21 | 6:30-8:00pm

Delaware Technical Community College
George Campus Conference Room C
300 North Orange Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Classes start October 3, 2017

For more information, please call the Workforce Development and Community Education office at 302-454-3956.

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