For the second year in a row, the Ibis Friends of Veterans Charitable Organization, Inc. has committed to help student veterans at Palm Beach State College.
The organization donated $35,000 from its annual golf tournament to the Palm Beach State College Foundation at the Ibis Golf & Country Club in West Palm Beach. The gift, presented yesterday, was $10,000 more than their previous donation.
This year’s donation will go toward student veteran scholarships, book stipends and club events on all of Palm Beach State’s campuses. … Continue reading Local organization boosts support for student veterans →
Calling it “a subject very near and dear to my heart,” U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel was at Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens Monday for the ribbon cutting and official opening of the Veterans Resource Center.
More than 60 people, including representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs West Palm Beach office and local veterans organizations, attended the ceremony at the center on the second floor of the library. The Veterans Resource Center gives student veterans a place to relax, … Continue reading Frankel says PBSC veterans center can be national model →
Palm Beach State College is holding a ribbon cutting April 27 for a new center on the Palm Beach Gardens campus that gives student veterans their own place to connect, unwind and get information on college and community resources.
The event will be held at 2 p.m. in the Veterans Resource Center on the second floor of the campus library (room 216). In attendance will be U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, who has co-sponsored legislation calling for a federal grant funding program to establish such centers at colleges and universities. … Continue reading Ribbon cutting April 27 for new Veterans Resource Center →