Fall 2012 Veterans Newletter - 3

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WVC Veteran's Resource Center

WVC Veteran's Day Celebration

"Honor Those Who Served"
Veteran's Day Celebration

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Campus Center  - Veteran's Resource Center - Lower Lounge
Sponsored by the Campus Center & the Veteran Resource Center & the WVC Chamber Singers 

Please join us for a program honoring our Veterans at West Valley College.
Program includes a veteran student panel sharing their stories of transition and a special music performance by our WVC Chamber Singers. Please enjoy appetizers and refreshments. 

Stop in and visit the Veteran’s Resource Center. 

Veteran's Please check out Free Meal links on Veteran's Day here

  -- Bernadette Walker

WVC Veteran's Resource Center

Career Cafe - Veterans
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Nearly 50 percent of all California Veterans receiving GI educational benefits, attend a California Community College. At CCCs, Veterans enjoy smaller classes, lower costs and great support. With thousands of career and degree programs available, you are sure to find one that works for you.


“Always focus on the front windshield and not the rear view mirror.”
— Colin Powell

Design your best future as you:

Areas of Interest of Career Café - Veterans:

Translate your military skills, experience and training to find career opportunities that best align with your capabilities.


Skills Translater

WVC Veteran's Resource Center

Thank You: Outreach Mobility Management Center

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With the generous donation of funds from the Outreach Mobility Mangement Center we are able to extend additional oppertunities for a bus pass for a veteran in need. If you are currently in need of a bus pass please contact the WVC Veteran's Resource center to apply or email Bernadette Walker for specifics.

-- Bernadette Walker

WVC Veteran's Club

Toys 4 Tots - Fundraiser

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Attention Students, Vetrans and Staff!!!!

Want to win a Kindle Fire HD, Beats by Dre headphones, IPod Shuffle, gift cards to Target or Drip Coffee?
Support military families donate a boy’s or girl’s toy $5 or more. Don’t have time to go to the store, no problem donate $5 and enter the raffle.

Toys 4 Tots raffle prize
( in image above: Kindle Fire HD, Beats by Dre headphones, IPod Shuffle, gift cards to Target )

When: Every Wednesdays starting the 31st of Oct. to 5th of Dec. from 1-4pm.
Where: Campus Center. You can also drop off toys or money at the Silver Center during regular hours.

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- Sal Palacio

WVC Veteran's Club

Come Join Our Club Meetings!

Every other Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. the veterans club has a meeting at the Veteran’s Resource Center, which located in the Campus Center next door to the bookstore. One of the goals we have at our veteran’s club meetings is to gather the thoughts and ideas our veteran students have that will improve their experience at West Valley College. Most of our meetings present opportunities for veterans to connect with each other, and share stories and personal experiences. I know that I have swapped many stories with many people over the course of the semester. So come by the Veteran's resource center, we are always looking for more veterans to show up.

Veteran's club president
Mathew Nelson, Veteran's Club President

WVC Veteran's Task Force

Veteran's Focus Group

Dear Veteran's,

Come join us from 11:00am to 12:30am on Tuesday, November 27th 2012 in the Veterans Resource center as Becky Perelli facilitate a focus group that will be focused on support services, mental health services, and other areas that West Valley can improve on to make this college a more veteran friendly campus. Please come and voice your opinions so that our future veteran brothers won’t have to encounter the same difficulties we have and our stay here at West Valley would be as smooth as possible.

When: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 11:00 a.m. - 12:30
Where: Veteran's Resource Center - Campus Center

--Sal Palacio


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Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Veteran Resource Center Support
Bernadette (Berni) Walker

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