All service members, veterans, and military families invited to attend the FREE NH Military Family Expo!
First 350 pre-registered attendees will receive $10 Do Good cards from our very generous friends at The Common Man - cards can be used for food at ALL Common Man locations! $10 Do Good cards can be picked up Sat. 9/17 at the NH Military Family Expo - register today! 250 service members, veterans, & military family members have already signed up, so don't delay!
Honored to announce Travis Mills, Retired United States Army SSGT and Recalibrated Warrior, will speak at this Sat. 9/17's NH Military Family Expo. All service members, veterans, & military families are invited to attend this free event - register today!
Learn more about Travis here: https://www.travismills.org
Watch the trailer for Travis: A Soldier's Story here: https://vimeo.com/63741772
This Sat. 9/17, 9 AM - 5 PM, the NH Military Family Expo will offer free food, fun and celebration at the Courtyard Marriott Grappone Conference Center. The Expo will include something for everyone, including ample opportunities for service members, veterans, and military family members of all ages to connect, build and celebrate!
Just some of the activities on tap include:
Indoor & Outdoor family area with bounce house, obstacle course, games, yoga, and festive family art projects.
Storytime and Activity – take home a free hardcover copy of the book, The Jester Has Lost His Jingle & make your own jingle bell keychain.
Close the place down with the outdoor family dance party and a sweet treat!
Hiring + Education Fair
Featured employers include: Gateways Community Services, Measured Progress, and NH ProviderLink.
Connect with resources regarding the GI Bill, as well as local colleges/universities.
Wellness + Health Fair
Free chair massages, Reiki, acupuncture, and more!
50+ Resource Tables
Hosted by organizations that support NH veterans, service members and their families.
15 DIY-style Workshops
Everything from basic home repairs to communication skills will be covered in a wide range of useful topics.
There will be free state-certified child care available from the Concord YMCA for children ages (0-12) in addition to the indoor & outdoor family areas where parents and children can enjoy activities together!
Don’t forget – If you are one of the first 350 registrants, you can pick up your $10 Do Good cards from our friends at The Common Man Family of Restaurants - good for food at any C-Man locations!
All service members, veterans, & military families are invited to join us this Sat. 9/17 at the NH Military Family Expo! Sign up today!
Regrettably, Former Captain Luis Carlos Montalván and his dog Tuesday are unable to attend on Saturday. However, if you were one of the first 50 registrants, you will still be receive a free copy of his book upon check-in! We wish Luis + Tuesday a speedy road to recovery!
Attendees will connect with military resources, stories, employers, and each other.
SCHEDULE OF WORKSHOPS (attend any or all sessions!)
SESSION 1 (0915-1000)
Military Veteran and Family Voices Speaker Panel: Addressing Post-Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury
Healthy Coping and Communication Skills for Military Families
We're Hiring! (Vets Lounge)
SESSION 2 (1030-1115)
Communicating in Compass Points
Technology Tips Workshop
Yoga for Vets (Vets Lounge)
SESSION 3 (1330-1415)
Caregivers Workshop - Part 1 (of 2)
Military Veteran and Family Voices Speaker Panel: Addressing Mental Health Challenges
Vet Connection (Vets Lounge)
SESSION 4 (1445-1530)
Caregivers Workshop - Part 2 (of 2)
Talking about Stigma, Hope, and Warning Signs for Suicide
Starting & Expanding Your Business (Vets Lounge)
SESSION 5 (1600-1645)
Staying on Good Terms with Your House
Warriors at 45 North (Vets Lounge)
Register via this Eventbrite page, by calling 603-568-5780, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Military Family Expo is an initiative of the NH Department of Health and Human Services, and presented by NAMI New Hampshire (www.naminh.org) in partnership with NH Care Path (www.nhcarepath.org).