This is a listing of upcoming, periodic events of interest to veterans. There are also ongoing events that occur regularly. To submit an event for consideration, email MDVS@vet.state.ma.us.

 

 

Substance Abuse Family Retreat 

When: March 6-8, 2015 Where: Grotonwood Camp & Conference Ctr, 167 Prescott Street Groton, MA 01450
Hosted by Project New Hope, this retreat will focus on those veterans who have utilized substance abuse as a way to self-medicate to deal with stress associated with military experience. For more information visit: projectnewhopema.org/retreats 

 

Gold Star & Survivor Retreat

When: Feb 13-15, 2015  Where: Resort and Conference Ctr at Hyannis, 35 Scudder Ave, Hyannis MA 02601
Hosted by Project New Hope, this retreat provides assistance for families to come together for a weekend of healing. Funding allows 1 room per family. Rollaway beds available. No pets allowed. For more information visit projectnewhopema.org/retreats 

 

Military Veterans Couples Event


When: Saturday, January 24, 2015 9AM-3PM  Where: Falmouth Public Library 300 Main St, Falmouth MA
Join us for this FREE workshop. How to enjoy a happy relationship/marriage and keep it that way! FREE fun, interactive and relaxing half day event.
Deal with miscommunications, misunderstandings, conflict, rekindle love and romance in your relationship/marriage. Hosted by Joanie Winberg, a Certified Human Behavior Consultant, Conflict Resolution and Corporate Trainer. And Dan Badger, a U.S. Army veteran  committed to enhance the wellness of communities and organizations. For more information or to RSVP contact : Jill Blanchard jill@graceveterans.org or call 774-238-8417

 

 

Military Post Holiday Gathering

When: Friday, Jan 9, 2015 5:30PM-8:30PM  Where: Gillette Stadium 
For Troops who have deployed in 2014 & 2015. Hosted by the Jeffrey Coombs Memorial Foundation and Mass Fallen Heroes. Join us for this FREE gathering. Activities for all ages-adults and children! Clowns, DJ, Face painting, games, crafts, food, teen and parent activities, and more!

RSVP to: Christie 781-982-1608. Or email: town, age, sex of children, troop's name and unit to rsvp.jcfund@gmail.com
For more info visit JeffCoombs Site