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Annual Veterans Day Brunch – 2016

OARS for Women Veterans is having its 4th Annual Women Veterans Appreciation Sunday Brunch on November 13th, the first Sunday after Veteran's Day. This year, our brunch gathering will be held at the Ballard Elks Club located at Shilshole Bay. 4th Annual Veterans Day Brunch at Ballard Elks Club, Shilshole Tickets are: $25 Women Veterans ($40 at the door); [...]

Annual Veterans Day Brunch – 2016 2017-04-15T21:17:29+00:00

Women Veterans Summit

Join us to celebrate a legacy of proud military service, renew old acquaintances and form new ones. This Summit will provide comprehensive information regarding federal and state benefits and managing the challenges women veterans of all ages and services face today. Registration is free for all veterans and current members of the armed forces, but donations [...]

Women Veterans Summit 2017-04-15T21:17:29+00:00

DAV: Find Meaningful Employment

Dear Julia, DAV is committed to ensuring that the men and women who stood up for America have the tools, resources and opportunities they need to competitively enter the job market and secure meaningful employment. DAV sponsors in-person and virtual career fairs for veterans, including the upcoming virtual event on August 16th, which is being [...]

DAV: Find Meaningful Employment 2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

Hoops for Heroes

~ You Are Cordially Invited to Attend ~ Seattle Storm - Hoops For Heroes Join Seattle Storm in spotlighting its community non-profit, OARS for Women Veterans. This Hoops for Heroes game recognizes and honors service members. Come hoot and holler for WNBA champs Seattle Storm when they take on the Los Angeles Sparks [...]

Hoops for Heroes 2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

Free College Courses for Returning Veterans

Antioch University's Clemente Course in the Humanities, begins Tuesday April 5th. We have 7 people so far and hope to increase our cohort to at least 15. If you would like to have Phoenix Raine attend a meeting, please let her know. Already know you would like to apply? The application is available here. Contact Information Phoenix Raine [...]

Free College Courses for Returning Veterans 2016-09-11T19:49:56+00:00

Partnering with Earth Corps

Our Veterans Program at The City of Auburn is happy to announce our partnership with Earth Corps for an event on February 20th. It is an outdoor event where we will be taking care of the forest at Federal Way’s West Hylebos Wetlands Park. The event will take place from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. We'd like [...]

Partnering with Earth Corps 2016-08-02T20:45:56+00:00

Donate to OARS by Shopping at Fred Meyer

Donate to OARS for Vets simply by using your Fred Meyer Rewards Card!  Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how the program works: Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to [...]

Donate to OARS by Shopping at Fred Meyer 2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

Women veterans brave unemployment and homelessness

Kayla Roberts - Dec 11, 2015 In her first tour to Iraq in 2006, Sgt. Mutiara Santiago volunteered to train with 11 other women to search Iraqi women and handle detainees. Right before deployment, her mission changed, and she was among the first women to be in a field artillery unit. Yet, her life as a soldier [...]

Women veterans brave unemployment and homelessness 2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00