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2020 Brain Injury Conference has been scheduled for March 5, 2020 at Dover Downs’ Conference Center in Dover, Delaware. We are currently seeking sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees for this event. Attached you will find the sponsorship/exhibitor information and form.

QUESTIONS, CONTACT:
Kristy Handley, M.S.
Executive Director
Brain Injury Association of Delaware
P.O. Box 1897, Dover, DE 19903

302-346-2083 | 1-800-411-0505
director@biade.org

2020 Conference Sponsorship Forms

University of Delaware Veterans Health & Wellness Fair

November 5, 2019

10am-3pm

We have a wide variety of vendors attending, so there will be something for everyone!

Confirmed in attendance are:

  • 28 employers who are looking to hire veterans -A variety of health & wellness resources: (free health screenings, counseling, etc.)
  • Non-profits & community groups: Suiting Warriors (provides upscale professional attire), Paws for People (pet therapy), Team RWB, etc.
  • Education: UD, Goldey Beacom College, West Chester University, Wesley College, etc.
  • Professional Headshots
  • Resume Review

Looking for more details? Click here.

Register HERE

Our entire team is passionate about providing for both our Veterans and our Active Duty Military members across the state, as well as their families. Our horses continue to hold space, while being themselves, in sessions every day!

We are proud to announce that we have been approved for continued funds through the ASG grant for the next year! Below, you will find flyers with contact information for upcoming sessions at both of our farm locations. Tuesdays are being scheduled in Lincoln and Thursdays in Townsend.

Please share with anyone that works with, is married to, or has an active Military member or Veteran in their life. Again, we thank you for your time and service and hope to work with and support each other in caring for our Military members and Veterans.

Regards,

Elena C. Fierro-Wise
EAGALA/Military Certified
Equine Professional
302.218.1463

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THE SAVVY CAREGIVER SERIES

Easterseals and Swank Center for Memory Care and Geriatric Consultation partner to bring you ‘The Savvy Caregiver Series’. This four part series provides knowledge and skills essential to those who are caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. The classes help guide caregivers toward the goal of creating a more fulfilling life for their loved one while also maintaining a healthy balance in their own life.

A recent graduate said “This class has given me confidence. Sometimes it’s just the little tips that help so much!”

Sussex County

Milford Library
The Lion’s Room
Thursdays 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, 11/14
5:00pm-7:30pm
11 S E Front St,
Milford DE 19963

New Castle County

Easterseals
Small Conference Room
Wednesdays 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13
5:00pm-7:30pm
61 Corporate Circle
New Castle DE 19720

A light dinner will be provided.

The classes are free, however registration is REQUIRED.

Please call 302-221-2087 or email resources@esdel.org to register.

Anya Taylor
Community Outreach Assistant
Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore
61 Corporate Circle
New Castle, DE 19720
O: 302-221-2087
F: 302-324-4441

Offical Fall Savvy-Sussex and New Castle

 Check Out the Info Sessions Schedule for recruitment of Next Cadet Class (January 2020)

The DE National Guard’s Youth ChalleNGe program is for high school dropouts, those no longer attending, or those failing in high school. The Youth ChalleNGe program is a highly structured military styled, non-traditional educational environment that integrates training, mentoring, tough love, and diverse educational and extracurricular activities. The Youth ChalleNGe Academy is a 17-1/2 month program that offers at-risk youth the opportunity to get a GED after a 22-week in resident program located in Laurel, MD. This
program is an excellent opportunity for students that cannot conform to a traditional learning environment and are willing to learn but needing discipline.

There is no cost for tuition, room, or meals.

Refer to flyer attached for program requirements and other details!

PROGRAM POC
Mrs. Karen Hughes
Youth ChalleNGe Counselor Liaison
302-326-7102 OFFICE
karen.m.hughes18.nfg@mail.mil

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NAMI Homefront

A free six-session online class for family and friends of Military Service Members and Veterans.

The class helps families comprehend what the Military Service Member/ Veteran is experiencing related to trauma, combat stress, civilian life, PTSD and other mental health conditions. Topics covered include mental health, communication, handling crises, treatment and recovery.

The program is designed to help family members understand and support their Service Member/Veteran while maintaining their own well-being. NAMI Homefront leaders have personal experience with mental health conditions impacting their Service Member/ Veteran.

For questions:
Jenn Ford
Multi-Cultural Engagement Manager
NAMI Delaware
Phone 302-427-0787 ext 116
jford@namide.org

HF Online flyer email version - PDF

Hosted by the DE Department of Labor

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 resume and become the BEST QUALIFIED applicant.

DOVER

FRIDAY, October 11, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm

DE Dept of Labor Offices
Blue Hen Corporate Center
655 S. Bay Rd., Suite 2H
Dover, DE 19901

RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY!
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!

To register, contact Danny Mosby at (302) 857-5881 or email danny.mosby@delaware.gov

When you contact Danny by phone or e-mail make sure you leave a clear message with your name and phone number so he can call back with further instruction, parking details, and registration info.

Federal Resume Workshop- Dover AJC October2019

Maj. Gen. Michael Berry, Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Military Affairs, will keynote the 6th Annual Friends of Delaware Veterans Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino Rollins Center.

The annual black tie optional fund-raising dinner, hosted by the Friends of Delaware Veterans, is the primary event that benefits the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund. The 6 – 9 p.m. affair includes entertainment, a plated dinner and silent and live auctions. Tickets are $100 each or $1,000 for an 8-person sponsor table.

The Friends’ board is comprised of 11 military veterans who work pro bono in collaboration with the Commission.
“We are honored to have Delaware’s top military leader as our guest,” said Dave Skocik, Friends president. “General Berry’s more than three decades of military service includes Afghanistan, where he was attached to the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He understands the challenges faced by those in uniform.”

General Berry assumed his duties as Delaware’s Adjutant General on March 1, 2019. He is responsible for the mission readiness of all Delaware National Guard units, including over 1500 Soldiers and 1100 Airmen for both federal and state missions.

His military career began in September 1988 when he enlisted in the Delaware Army National Guard under the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Simultaneous Membership Program. He received his commission through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at the University of Delaware in May 1989.

General Berry earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from University of Delaware in 1989 and is a 1990 Delaware State Police Graduate obtaining his Law Enforcement Certification. He is also a 2008 graduate of the United State Army War College, receiving his Masters in Strategic Studies.

He has served in numerous command positions, including 262nd Heavy Equipment Maintenance Company, 160th Engineer Company, Delaware Army National Guard Officer Candidate School, 193rd Regiment Regional Training Institute, 72ndTroop Command, Land Component Commander, as well as Director of Joint Staff and Special Assistant to the Adjutant General, Joint Force Headquarters, Delaware.

Visit www.DelawareVeteransTrustFund.com or call 302-257-3117 or email sherri.taylor@delaware.gov for information and reservations for the dinner.

VETERANS RESOURCE FAIR
WILMINGTON VA MEDICAL CENTER IN THE AUDITORIUM & 1ST FLOOR
OCTOBER 1, 2019
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Community partners, Entertainment, Refreshments, and FREE Haircuts!

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