This Week at Capitol Post (April 16-20)

Caffeine Canteen & GovCon Connect | This Week at Capitol Post Apr 16 – 20th

 

Thank You’s.

·       Creative Cycle. Thank you to Creative Cycle’s Jose Caicedo and Carlos Murguia for their session this morning on branding and decks. See some pics here.

 

Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.

 

Our Workshops/Events around the DMV.

  • Wed, Apr 25. Capitol Post Spring2Action Happy Hour sponsored by Grant Thornton. Hosted by ACT for Alexandria, Spring2ACTion is an online giving day to support local nonprofits in Alexandria community. 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Theismanns Restaurant and Bar, Alexandria, VA, RSVP here.
  • Thu, May 3. May Bunker Brews at Eagle Hill Consulting (Homecoming! Welcoming back all program alumni and current Bunker Labs Launch Lab Online members), 08:00 – 10:00 am, Eagle Hill Consulting, Arlington, VA. POC: Leo Cruz. RSVP here.
  • Save the Date. Thu, Jun 14. Bunker Brews, Proper 21, Washington DC. Bunker Labs leaders from around the country will be descending on DC for this Bunker Brews!

 

Startup School Starts Wed, June 27.  

Back for our fifth cohort of Startup School.

  • Our 9-week program where veterans and their spouses can test their ideas, accelerate and build their businesses with expert thought leaders, mentors, and professionals.
  • This program culminates with a pitch competition and a cash prize.
  • Apply here.

 

Workshops/Events from our Partners – April.

 

Workshops/Events from our Partners – May

  • Thu, May 17. Bunker Labs presents The Muster (featuring keynote Gen. Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.)), 11:30 am, Google – West Loop, Chicago, IL, RSVP here.
  • Mon, May 21. 3M Diverse Supplier Networking Event, DC Innovation Center, 8:30 – 1:00 pm, POC: John Sebastian.

 

Spotlight on a Founder.

  • Mike Grow, CEO, Oplign. Oplign is focused on aligning veteran job seekers with jobs they’re qualified for.

 

Support Our Members.

 

April-versaries. These members are celebrating their one-year anniversaries with us!

  • Lamar Hancock
  • Cassandra Belton
  • Harry Huff
  • James Avery
  • Vincent Martinez

 

Local Resources.

 

Ask from our Community.

  • Goodworld and 1776 are hosting a celebration on Sat, May 5th. The event will help raise funds for Per Scholas (nonprofit that provides tech/computer science training to underserved communities.
    • Goodworld is seeking a sponsor from our community for $500 to cover the cost of food, drinks, and some giveaway. Please contact Goodworld CEO John Gossart.

 

Quote of the Week.

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”– Carl Jung

 

Thanks for reading!
Emily

 

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