Upcoming Events

Below is a list of upcoming events of particular interest to veterans. Contact NOVA staff for additional information.
  • Virtual Hiring Events — No matter where you live, Hero to Hired's (H2H) virtual hiring events allow you to search for jobs and interact directly with employers, all in aconvenient online setting. To attend the Virtual Career Fairs listed below, register at: www.VeteransCareerFair.com:
Nationwide events:
August 21
September 26
November 13
December 19

  • MEET AND GREET CALVET SECRETARY OF WOMEN VETERAN AFFAIRS, LINDSEY SIN

    Date:
    Thursday, August 23, 2012

    Time:
    1000AM-1300pm; 1030-noon roundtable discussion followed by free time for mixer.

    Where:
    San Jose Vet Center @ 278 North 2nd Street, San Jose, CA 95112 [map]

    Call to Action:
    Save the date. Plan to attend. Spread the word to women Veterans. Thank you to the San Jose Vet Center for their space, free parking and hospitality in hosting this event.

    Charlotte Bear
    bearcoastalgirl@aol.com
    Mobile: 408-341-5438

  • CA Run for the Fallen
    http://www.carunforthefallen.org/
    When: September 28, 29, & 30, 2012
    150 miles (Run Team) The last 10k (Honor the CA Fallen) Open to the Public

    Run Team: At 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 28th, 2012, a dedicated team of runners consisting of Active Duty and Retired Military from Travis Air Force Base, California and other local communities will set out from Laguna/Elk Grove to run 150 miles through California to finish on Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at the Sacramento Valley VA National Cemetery in Dixon. Each mile will be dedicated to our 711* fallen California service members during the periods of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, AND NEW DAWN. At each mile, our Run Team will place an American Flag and personal biographical card for each California service member who has fallen.

    Honor the CA Fallen Run: The last 10k of this run will be held at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 30th, 2012. This portion will be open for registration to the public. The participants will join the Run Team as they stop at every mile to place American Flags and biographical cards in order to continue our 150 mile long trail of memories. The participants will have a flag with a biographical card of a fallen hero and will place it in a designated area within the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery at the completion of the run.

    Please note this website is a work in progress. Please check back for updates as we get closer to the event. (* as of 7/25/2012)

  • The COMMIT Foundation
    Female Veteran Mentoring Workshop in Palo Alto
    When: November 8 & 9, 2012

    The COMMIT Foundation is excited to announce that the application process for the Female Veteran Mentoring Workshop is now open. Twelve talented female veterans will participate in a meaningful day of mentorship and relationship building as they spend time with twelve female leaders from the private sector.

    Female veterans that might be interested in applying, apply online at: http://commitfoundation.org/application

    The application process closes on August 31, 2012.