EVENTS CALENDAR

September

9/15–Military & Veterans Day at the NM State Fair (Albuquerque)(New Mexico State Fairgrounds)-Free admission to the New Mexico State Fair for military veterans, Guard/Reserve/Active-Duty personnel. Special ceremony to honor the sacrifice & support of military families…and Purple Heart recipients. (click here for more information)

 
9/14-9/15 Boots to Business: Reboot Seminar to be hosted by NMDVS/NMVBOC in Southern New Mexico (8am-4:30pm both days)(Mesilla)(La Posta de Mesilla Restaurant/2410 Calle de San Albino) The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services is teaming with other agencies to host a unique and intensive two-day business development seminar in Doña Ana County. (Click here for more information)
 
August

8/27–Fifth Annual New Mexico Veterans Business Expo & Job Fair        (10am-3pm)(Downtown Albuquerque)(Albuquerque Convention Center/401 Second St. NW) A unique opportunity for veteran-owned business owners, federal prime contractors, and military veteran/Guard/Reserve/transitioning active-duty personnel to network or find jobs from veteran-friendly companies and agencies. (Click here for more information)

 

8/14–NMDVS to Host Veterans Resource Day on the Westside in Albuquerque (10am-2pm)(Albuquerque)(Patrick J. Baca Library/8081 Central Avenue NW) Federal, state and local service agencies will join the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services to present information on available VA and state veterans benefits. (Click here for more information)

 

8/12–Free Business Development Breakfast Workshop for Veterans, Guard/Reserve/Active-Duty Personnel (Raton) (8am-9:30am) (K-Bob’s Steakhouse/1228 South Second Street) - The New Mexico Veterans’ Business Outreach Center (VBOC) of the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services is presenting a free business development breakfast workshop in Raton for veterans/Guard/Reserve and transitioning active-duty personnel who want to start or grow their own business. A free hot breakfast will be provided. (click here for more information)

 

8/1–Free Benefits Fair for Veterans, Guard/Reserve/Active-Duty Personnel (Silver City) (9am-2:00pm) (Student Memorial Building, Western New Mexico University/1000 West College Ave.--Military Veterans, Guard/Reserve Members, and transitioning active-duty military personnel can learn about the many federal and state benefits available for them and their families at a Veterans’ Benefits Fair in Silver City on August 1 from 9am-2pm in the Student Memorial Building on the campus of Western New Mexico University. (click here for more information)

 
July
7/15 - 3rd Quarter Advisory Board Meeting (Albuquerque) (1:30pm - 5:00pm) (5201 Eagle Rock Ave; Suite 2-A)
 
June

6/13–Flag Day to be Celebrated in Santa Fe (9am)(Downtown Santa Fe)(Santa Fe Veterans Memorial) Honoring and celebrating Old Glory and all that she stands for will once again be the theme of the colorful Annual Massing of the Colors/Flag Day Ceremony in Santa Fe. (Click here for more information)

 
May

5/30–Veterans’ Benefits Fair (9am-3pm)(Las Vegas, NM)(Abe Montoya Recreation Center Gymnasium/1751 North Grand Ave.) Federal, state and local agencies will be on hand with information about benefits and services available for veterans and their families. (Click here for more information)

 
5/25 - Memorial Day to be Celebrated in Communities Statewide

NMDVS Secretary Jack Fox is scheduled to speak at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Angel Fire at the Vietnam Veterans State Memorial Park Amphitheater.  NMDVS Deputy Secretary Alan Martinez is scheduled to speak at the annual ceremony at the Ft. Stanton Cemetery. NMDVS Field Services Director Ken Adair is scheduled to speak at the annual ceremony in Bernalillo at the town’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

The New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services urges New Mexicans to attend a ceremony to honor the men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving and defending our country as members of the United States Armed Forces.

Click here for a list of Memorial Day ceremonies in New Mexico.

 

5/1–Trucking Industry Job Fair for Veterans, Guard/Reserve/Active-Duty Personnel (11am-4pm)(Isleta Casino & Resort)-A free job fair  presented by the New Mexico Trucking Association and the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services for veterans, Guard/Reserve/Transitioning military personnel  (click here for more information)

 
March

3/20–2015 New Mexico Veterans Business Conference (8am-5pm)(Albuquerque)(Sheraton  Albuquerque Uptown Hotel/2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE)-Veterans and transitioning military personnel who own or are thinking of owning a business are invited to attend this comprehensive, day-long conference focusing on the how to start and run a small business. Free breakfast, lunch and door prizes will also be served/given away. (click here for more information)

 

3/4–Free Business Development Breakfast Workshop for Veterans,Guard/Reserve/Active-Duty Personnel (Alamogordo) (8am-9:30am) (Margo’s Mexican Food/504 East 1st Street) - The New Mexico Veterans’ Business Outreach Center (VBOC) of the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services is presenting a free business development breakfast workshop in Alamogordo for veterans/Guard/Reserve and transitioning active-duty personnel who want to start or grow their own business. A free hot breakfast will be provided. (click here for more information)

 
February

2/25–Military & Veterans Day at the Legislature (12 noon-1pm)(Santa Fe/State Capitol Rotunda)-The service and sacrifice of our active-duty service members and veterans will be highlighted and honored at the annual day during the Legislature set aside for our military community.  Special recognition will focus this year on World War II veterans and the New Mexico Civil Air Patrol. (click here for more information)

 

2/11–Free Business Development Lunch Workshop for Veterans, Guard/Reserve/Active-Duty Personnel (Las Cruces) (8am-9:30am) (Small Business Development Center/2345 E. Nevada Ave./Suite 127) - The New Mexico Veterans’ Business Outreach Center (VBOC) of the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services is presenting a free business development breakfast workshop in Las Cruces for veterans/Guard/Reserve and active-duty personnel who want to start or grow their own business. A free hot breakfast will be provided. (click here for more information)

 
January

1/21/2015–Free Business Development Lunch Workshop for Veterans (Roswell) (11:30am-1pm) (Roswell) (Chamber of Commerce/131 West 2nd. Street) - The New Mexico Veterans’ Business Outreach Center (VBOC) of the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services is presenting a free business development lunch workshop in Roswell veterans/Guard/Reserve and active-duty personnel who want to start or grow their own business. A free hot lunch will be provided. (click here for more information)