Events

Stand Guard Against Veteran Suicide.
Monday June 22, 2015
Veterans will walk Colorado Bridge to guard against Veteran suicide. Colorado Blvd Bridge, Pasadena, Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA (MAP) Details on our Meetup Page. And national site is here.

Military Women Leadership Conference.
Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 9:00am to 6:30pm
location: YWCA of Glendale, 735 East Lexington Drive, Glendale, CA 91206

Women Veterans should be setting the cadence for other women to follow. The Military Women Leadership Conference is designed to benefit the women veterans who attend. There will be a direct learning experience that can be used and further developed. The day is long yet rewarding because we have credible guests from different backgrounds. Organizations presenting will include: The Verdugo Job Center, EDD, Wellness Works, Calvet, Vet Hunters, World Financial Group, Millennium Momentum Foundation, EBV Consultants and Encouragement Center, and Volunteers of America. This day is designed to build confident leaders who will have the knowledge and hunger to share the information they attain. Professional Portfolios will be provided to each attendee. There will be raffles and a gas card of $50.00 will be awarded to the veteran with the most guests! (must be vets). A Leadership Certificate of Recognition will be awarded to each participant who attends the full day ! The Certificate can be shown at future job interviews. Come make connections, grow in self and professional development, and share your professional experiences with other female military women. Together, we can set the cadence for future leaders.

JVSVeteransFirst
Monday, June 1 at 11:00am-1:00pm
West Hollywood Library – Wells Fargo Community Meeting Room, 625 Norht San Cicente Blvd., 1st floor, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Information Session will include the following topics:
Housing, Nathaniel Boehme from New Directions for Veterans; Finance, Lyrice Marsh from First Financial Security; EBenefits, Denise Self from Veterans Administration; Stress Management, Gail Soffer from Mindful Warriour Project; Educational Benefits, Community College Veterans Officer.
Get your questions answered. Refreshments served.
click here to RSVP for limited seating

LA Veteran Business Network Networking & Dinner Event – Military Women Social Meetup ,
Thursday, May 14, 2015, 6:30 PM.
Irvine Marriott, 18000 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612. The Veteran Business Network (VBN) is proud to present the first of what will be quarterly events. Join us as we bring together some of the area’s most successful veteran business leaders to enjoy some libations, eat great food, and build lasting friendships that enrich the veteran business community and the veteran community as a whole.

LA Women Veterans Collaborative- Military Women Social Meetup,
Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 10:00 AM.
AT&T Building (USC School of Social Work), 1150 S. Olive Street, 11th Floor Sunset Theater, Los Angeles, CA. Please join us for the next meeting of the CollaborativeIn just over six months since the Los Angeles Veterans Study, our community has set clear action items, leveraged new relationships and begun ne wprocesses for coordination that will better support Veterans and their family in Los Angeles County. To date, Veterans continue to face a number of challenges receiving and accessing care. We must continue to work together to solve these challenges. Please click below to RSVP to ensure we have you on the security list. As a reminder, the Engagement and Access Working group meets from 9:00-10:00am, composed of outreach and battle buddy organizations, this group is working on access issues and is open to all navigators and peer supports throughout Los Angeles County. We will also be hosting a special session with HUD/VASH subcontractors to support more outreach.

GORUCK Light – Military Women Social Meetup ,
Saturday, May 2, 2015, 2:00 PM.
Hosted by Megan R. (Female Veteran Advisory Commitee Member) And theGORUCK page link is here for more information.

 

 


3rd Annual Disability Resource Fair in Glendale, CA on October 23, 2019

The Verdugo Jobs Center/Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) program in collaboration with the Employment Development Department (EDD), Glendale Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), and State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) would like to invite you to the 3rd Annual Disability Resource Fair on October 23, 2019.

The Disability Resource Fair is featuring the State Council on Developmental Disability (SCDD) who will be presenting a film clip highlighting employed people with disabilities’ success stories and sharing other resources to encourage and empower the disabled population within the community to return to the workforce

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 10AM-12 NOON

Where: 1255 South Central Ave., Glendale, CA 91204

RSVP: 818-937-8020

Glendale, CA 2019 Tech Week, Coming in September

Innovation peaks in the silicon mountains.

SEPTEMBER 14-21, 2019 

Glendale, California boasts a thriving tech ecosystem that is home to over 1000 high tech firms that generate over $5 billion dollars in sales each year and employ over 41,000 people. Get in on the action during Glendale Tech Week 2019. Employer demos, Job Fair, Start-up Pitches, Speakers and More!

Memorial Day Event in Burbank, CA May 27, 2091

The City of Burbank Parks & Recreation Department and the Burbank Veterans Committee Proudly Presents a Memorial Day Ceremony. A time of song, word, remembrance, and celebration. At the McCambridge Park War Memorial, Corner of San Fernando Road & Amherst Drive.

Time: 11:00 am

Location: McCambridge Park War Memorial San Fernando Road & Amherst Drive Burbank,

For more information please call 818-238-537

Memorial Day Event in Glendale, CA – May 27, 2019

Forest Lawn—Glendale’s Memorial Day Commemoration will be a historic event celebrating the heroism of the United States Military and honoring the memories of American veterans. Beginning at 1:00 PM on Monday, May 27, 2019, the featured remembrance will delight audiences of all ages with a symphony of patriotic events made possible thanks to partnerships with 1887 Fund, Leadership Pasadena, and Wellness Works. The events include a recitation of the “Gettysburg Address” and “Pledge of Allegiance”; an invocation and benediction by Lieutenant Jennifer Shiflett of The Salvation Army Glendale & Community Center; and performances of patriotic music, including “The Star-Spangled Banner”and “Battle Hymn of the Republic,”as well as “Taps” performed by the Band of the California Battalion and a memorial march featuring Scottish bagpipes and drums.

Link for more information

Glendale Tech on Tap Free Film Screening & Gathering – May 22, 2019

 Glendale Tech on Tap in partnership with DishDivvy, will sponsor a screening of the excellent film Soufra at the Glendale Laemmle. Guests will enjoy a Soufra-inspired boxed meal to enjoy during the film, prepared by local DishDivvy HomeCooks.

Soufra follows the unlikely and inspirational story of Mariam Shaar – a generational refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burj El Barajneh refugee camp in Lebanon. Mariam sets out against all odds to change her fate by launching a successful catering company, “Soufra,” eventually expanding it into a food truck business with a diverse team of fellow refugee women.

Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.

Writing Scholarship for Veterans

The LWC Baker Veteran Scholarship
SCHOLARSHIP details: Applicant must be a veteran of the armed services, and not have a book in publication but should be generating work with the intent of being published in established literary magazines and/or have other awards of merit. The goal of this scholarship is to give an underserved population the opportunity to have close mentoring relationships with professional writers and editors. This scholarship covers full tuition (all events, readings, workshops, etc. are covered for scholar) for the conference and offers steep discount for the superb housing we have at Seaside (scholars pay a lodging fee of $200 total for the full conference). This is our sixth year, and we are proud to have offered financial aid (we have both fellowships (for those with one book or more) and scholarships for five years!

GENRE: Open

DEADLINE: January 10, 2019

CONFERENCE DATES: May 11-19, 2019

TO SUBMIT: https://www.artweeksouthwalton.com/longleaf-writers-conference-registration/

FOR DETAILS:  https://www.artweeksouthwalton.com/2018-longleaf-visiting-writers-faculty-agents-editors-and-guests/

The Longleaf Writers Conference is an annual gathering of creative writers from all over the nation and features award-winning writers in poetry and fiction and creative nonfiction who will offer a full week of intensive writing workshops, one day seminars, lectures, readings, and social events.  The conference offers the opportunity for all writers to celebrate writing, to network with other writers, make new literary friends, and to hone their crafton one of the most beautiful beaches in the US.  web:https://www.longleafwritersconference.com  

Please note: Travel stipends and meals are not included at this time for fellows and scholars but most activities and events have some food and drink available.·Fellows and scholars will benefit from a special reading, direct work with faculty, and other specific duties that allow them access to our faculty and visiting writers.

For more info: contact Seth Tucker at longleafwritersconference@gmail.comor303-868-3873