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Operation Homefront, along with Food Lion is offering a Holiday Meal event on April 8.

The folks from the Walter Fox Legion have generously allowed us to use their facility to distribute 100 meals and gift cards.

As with any Operation Homefront event, registration is required.

ONLINE REGISTRATION >

====QUESTIONS, contact:
John Rickards
US Navy Chief (Ret)
Area Manager PA,NJ,DE
Operation Homefront
Cell: (267) 721-3385

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The Mental Health Association in Delaware is hosting

E-Racing the Blues South: A Walk for Suicide Prevention

Saturday, April 4, 2020
Rehoboth Beach
Registration: 10:30 AM (Rehoboth Beach Bandstand)

The event includes Zumba, a two-mile walk along the Boardwalk, and raffle prizes.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

QUESTIONS:
Jennifer Smolowitz
Project Director for Suicide Prevention
Mental Health Association in Delaware
100 W. 10th Street, Suite 600
Wilmington, DE 19801-6604
302-654-6833

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On Friday, February 14, 2020, the DE State and New Castle County Chambers’ Joint Military Affairs Committee would like to invite you to join us at the Delaware Air National Guard base for our annual “State of the Guard” briefing.

The morning will include briefing with information about the current missions and operations of the Guard. The Delaware National Guard leadership team will share information about upcoming projects, current missions and activities. This event provides a wonderful opportunity to show support and gratitude to the 2,700 men and women who serve our state and nation in the Delaware National Guard!

The State of the Guard Briefing is open to the public. The cost to participate is $10 per person. To join us, DSCC and NCCCC members and the public should visit the one event link provided below and register for the event.

The deadline for Registration is Monday, February 3. Due to security requirements for base access, each attendee will need to provide: Full Name, Date of Birth, and Driver’s License Number/State.

Because of the elevated force protection conditions, NO WALK-INS will be allowed. Everyone must pre-register. Photo ID will be required the day of the event.

REGISTRATION NOW >

2020-02-14 AGENDA JMAC SOTG

Suiting Warriors to Provide Professional Attire to all United States Military Veterans and their Spouses through Annual SuitUP^

SuitUP^ to Coincide with Army-Navy Game Week in Philadelphia

Suiting Warriors, a mobile suiting service that provides upscale professional attire, wardrobe consulting, and education to transitioning service members, veterans, and their spouses who are on their way to a new career, is bringing its annual SuitUP^ event to the URBN Sourcing Department in the Naval Yard on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, by appointment.

On Thursday, December 12th, Suiting Warriors will host its Annual Suiting Warriors Charity Dinner from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM at the Freedom’s Foundation in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

At the Army-Navy Game on Saturday December 14th, Suiting Warriors will be hosting a Tailgate Party at Lincoln Financial Stadium, Parking Lot M-N. Fans and patrons can stop by, visit, learn more about Suiting Warriors, and donate to help support the cause, while celebrating our veterans at this time honored annual tradition.

Tickets for all events are available by visiting the Suiting Warriors Eventbrite Page

The Suiting Warriors SuitUP^ Program travels up and down the East Coast with their stylists and works with those who are preparing for job fairs, interviews, networking events and looking for daily career wear and formal attire. Suiting Warriors has served over 5,000 veterans and their spouses since 2012.

Registration for SuitUP^ is required. Appointments will be estimated one hour and will include an individual wardrobe consulting discussion about your professional clothing needs, measurements you can take home and time to try on several pieces. Be prepared to show your DD214 and/or Veteran I.D. or Military Spouse approved information.

Men will receive at least: 2 suits, 1 sports coat, 2 ties, dress socks, and if available additional dress pants, an overcoat, or tuxedo. Women will receive 1 suit, 1 blazer, 1 blouse, skirt, pants, and if available accessories to match. All items are first come, first serve.

About Suiting Warriors:

Suiting Warriors provides wardrobe consulting, education and transitioning services to veterans and their spouses on the path to a new career. The SuitUP^ Program provides business suits and professional business attire to transitioning veterans from active duty. Suiting Warriors also prepares returning veterans for graduation, assists in support for job fairs, interviews, networking events, daily career wear and formal attire. During SuitUP^ events, Suiting Warriors volunteer stylists provide professional attire and assistance for each veteran’s individual fit and style preference. Suiting Warriors also partners with various employment, career, and educational organizations to connect services with the transitioning veteran population. Partners include VSOs, ESGR, National Guard, Colleges, and Universities, private technology schools.

Learn more about Suiting Warriors >

Be part of the Annual Veteran Trust Fund Dinner gala on November 9 at Dover Downs Rollins Center.

There are a great many worthy causes that ask for our help, especially as the holiday season draws near. One of them is the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund, administered by the Commission of Veterans Affairs.

Since 2013 the Trust Fund has provided one-time, hand-up grants to veterans in proven need. Last year $104,000 was paid directly to creditors to stop utility cutoffs, repossessions, make emergency repairs on homes and vehicles, and sometimes put food on the table.

The Friends of Delaware Veterans, a volunteer board of military veterans, is hosting its 6th annual fundraising dinner Saturday, November 9, at Dover Downs’ Rollins Center. All of the proceeds will benefit the Trust Fund. Maj. Gen. Michael Berry will keynote this year’s dinner. The registration deadline is Oct. 30.

Tickets are $100 and include musical entertainment, a plated meal, and silent and live auctions of valuable items, including MV 1 and 2 (Military Veteran) license plates. Contact Sherri Taylor at sherri.taylor@delaware.gov or call 302-257-3117 to reserve a seat. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Visit DelawareVeteransTrustFund.com for more information or to make a tax deductible contribution.

We look forward to seeing you there.
Dave Skocik, president
Friends of Delaware Veterans
dskocik@aol.com

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

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