Upcoming Events

    5 May 2017 - The Greater Philadelphia Conference on Veterans' Mental Health - The Greater Philadelphia Conference on Veterans Mental Health   Early Registration Ends March 31!  Act Now to Lock in Your Price! Strategies and Treatment for Veterans’ and Military Families Presentations by the nation’s leading Veterans behavioral health experts Training for mental health professionals working Veterans and military families Interactive Group Discussions Networking Opportunities 6 CEUs available DATE: May 5, 2017 LOCATION: The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia TIME: Registration 8:15 am, Program 8:45 am-4:40 pm REGISTRATION: $150 EARLY REGISTRATION: (Before April 1): $135 STUDENT/ACTIVE MILITARY: $50 Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please download pricing and benefit information here. Interested parties can email veterans@councilforrrelationships.org with registration questions. Presentations:  Dr. Charles Hoge, Colonel, U.S. Army (Retired), author Presentation: Once a Warrior - Always a Warrior: Bridging Gaps in Treatment of PTSD in Veterans Dr. Katherine Platoni, Psy.D., DAAPM, FAIS, Clinical Psychologist in Private Practice, COL (RET), US Army/COL, Ohio Military Reserve/State Defense Forces Presentation: Realities about Reintegration Dr. Augusto Ruiz, Psy.D., U.S. Navy (Veteran), Deployment Behavioral Health Psychologist, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Center for Deployment Psychology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences  Presentation: Crisis Intervention for Veterans: Suicide Risk Assessment and Prevention    - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy , Philadelphia, PA, 19131

    6 May 2017 - Legion Riders Post 252 Hoagie Sale - - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - American Legion Post 252, 20 Sicklerville Rd , williamstown, New Jersey, 08094

    6 May 2017 - 8th Annual Poker Run - Red Knights MC - The ride begins at Atlantic County Harley-Davidson, 219 East White Horse Pike in Galloway. Registration is from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Motorcycles go out at 11:00 am rain or shine. Pre-registration is also available online. Pre-register by April 20th and the fee for the rides is $15.00. On the day of the ride the fee is $20.00 for the rider and $10,99 for the passenger. The ride fee includes food at the end of the ride. The first 50 riders to register wil receive a t-shirt. The ride ends with food and a DJ. Proceeds go to The Burn Foundation and The Deborah Hospital's “Gift From Captain Buscio” Cardiovascular Screening Program along with Firefighters and their families. For more information call (856) 982-8872, or go to http://redknightsnj16.org. - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - Atlantic County Harley Davidson, 219 East White Horse Pike, Galloway, NJ

    6 May 2017 - 1st Annual Beef & Beer - Amer Leg - 1st Annual Beef and Beer - Amer Leg Blackwood. $20 per person includes food and on tap beer. Cash Bar and additional drinks avail in canteen. See flyer - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - American Legion Blackwood, 2101 Chews Landing Rd., Blackwood, NJ

    6 May 2017 - Annual Pig Roast - AM Vets - $15 per person. Includes Food and Draft Beer. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Event held at Amvets Post 101 519 June Road Delair, NJ - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - AM Vets Post 101, 519 June Rd, Delair, NJ

    7 May 2017 - 9th Annual American Legion Riders Post 352 Veterans Benefit Pig Roast & Chicken BBQ - 9th Annual Veterans Benefit Pig Roast & Chicken BBQ.  BBQ NC Pork & Chicken Platter with Fixens'.  Includes free draft beer and soft drinks.  Mixed drinks available at cash bar. Eat in / Take Out.  Rain or Shine.  Live Music by "Who Dat Band".  50/50, Door Prizes.  $20.00 Donation at Door. - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - American Legion Post 352, 1st & Pennsylvania Aves., Somers Point, New Jersey, 08244, Atlantic County

    11 May 2017 - OUR COMMUNITY SALUTES - The Armed Services Council, in cooperation with American Legion, Benjamin Franklin Post #405 of the Philadelphia Union League, is sponsoring the OUR COMMUNITY SALUTES (OCS) dinner at the Union League on Thursday evening May 11, 2017. The event honors those young men and women who are graduating from High School and enlisting directly into the US armed services. Over sixty new enlistees and their parents will be honored. Military recruiters from every branch of service will be present, as well as a brass ensemble from the US Army Field Band, "PERSHINGS OWN." The guest speaker will be Major General Walter Lord, US Army who is a South Philadelphia native and graduate of Valley Force Junior College and LaSalle University. He has been on active service with the Army since 1986. Certificates of appreciation from Senator Toomey and Philadelphia Councilman Oh will be presented to the new recruits.   Post # 405 and the Armed Services Council will be sponsoring the event for two hundred guests and are asking for donations to defray the costs. Individual dinners cost $55 - a table $500 which will include two free dinners for the donor. Post #405 is a 501c3 and donations are tax deductible.   Mail checks to:          American Legion Post #405 c/o Bill Moran, Treasurer 559 West Rose Tree Road          Media, PA 19063   Please mark the check for OCS in the lower - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - Philadelphia Union League, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

    13 May 2017 - PBA Local #40 Second Annual Designer Bag Bingo - Gloucester City PBA Local #40 is hosting our second annual designer handbag bingo! Come out for a fun night of bingo for your chance to win a Michael Kors, Kate Spade, or Coach handbag! We will also being having chinese auction baskets, large prize raffles, and a raffle to win a gorgeous Tory Burch handbag! There will also be another 50/50. Our winner last year won over $800!!!! This year the event is being held at the Brooklawn American Legion hall where there will be plenty of space to play and park. We will also being having professional bingo callers so no more wrong numbers being called. However we will still have plenty of PBA #40 members there to keep everyone entertained. I will have a form to be filled out for all group/table sale of tickets. This way no group will be without a saved table. There will also be a spot for you to request to be seated next to another group or area of the building. We learned a lot last year and hope to have a succesful event! I will post more information once I have it. I hope to see everyone that came out last year again! - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - American legion Brooklawn, 11 Railroad Avenue, Brooklawn, NJ

    13 May 2017 - National Police Week - Annual Candlelight Vigil - 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil National Mall | between 4th and 7th streets, NW, Washington, DC - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - National Mall, 4th and 7th, Washington, DC

    17 May 2017 - Stand Down Atlantic County - Federal, State, Public and Private support agencies including Veterans, Administration, New Jersey Department Of Military And Veterans Affairs,, American Legion, American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, State Parole, Board, MYVA Community, and the DAV, offer a broad array of FREE services and assistance including: VA benefits, medical, mental health and addiction counseling, welfare benefits, legal services, housing, employment, haircuts, and clothing provisions. ALL PRE-REGISTRATION, TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENTS & QUESTIONS TO: acregionalstanddown@gmail.com - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - All Wars Memorial Building (Old Soldiers Home), 1510 Adriatic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ

    19 May 2017 - Designer Handbag Bingo - Come out and join us for an evening of fun! Dunellen Fire Company’s Designer Handbag bingo fundraiser. Entry tickets $35 in advance ($40 at door) and includes 10 games of Bingo. Additional cards for each round can be purchased. Doors open 5:30 pm, games begin at 7:00 pm. Feel free to bring food, BYOB. Door prizes, 50/50 Raffle as well as Grand Prize Designer Handbag Raffle. Pre-order your tickets now. For information or to order tickets email: bingo@dunellenfd.com or contact Sue at 732-968-5653. You can download the order form on our DOWNLOAD page - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - Dunellen Fire Department, 231 South Madison Ave., Dunellen, NJ, 08812, Middlesex County

    20 May 2017 - Designer Bag Bingo - Honor Flight Phila - Please join us on May 20 for Designer Bag Bingo where you can win a designer bag as well as dozens of raffles prizes and more. It promises to be a fun night out! Entry Ticket includes 10 games of Bingo (4 cards per game), light snack and refreshments, desserts. Every ticket holder receive a parting gift. It's a B.Y.O.B and snacks Call Cathy: 610-613-3865 or cathy@honorflightphiladelphia.org - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - Clifton Heights Fire Dept, 20 W Baltimore, Clifton Heights, PA

    21 May 2017 - American Legion Riders Meet & Greet - American Legion Riders Meet & Greet at Post 1700, 305 Maple St., Endicott, NY. Hamburgers and hot dogs provided. Cash bar available. Please bring your ride and event flyers to pass along. More info contact Doug Adams at dadams175@stny.rr.com - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - American Legion Endicott, 305 Maple St, Endicott, NY

    31 May 2017 - NJ Mission of Honor 5th Annual Golf Outing - Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Location: Black Bear Golf Course, 138 Route 23 North, Franklin, NJ 07416 Time: 8:00 a.m. -8:45 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast / 9:00 a.m. Modified Shotgun. Price: $150 per golfer includes: Greens fees, Golf, Cart, Snack & Buffet Dinner. Giveaways. Drink at the 9th hole.Dinner only: $35.00. For additional info call Bob 201-370-1648 or Francis 201-906-1592. Click here for brochure - (click on event title for more info) ... Location of Event - Black Bear Golf Course, 138 Route 23 North, Franklin, NJ