Veteran's Day Celebrations


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Central Community College will celebrate Veterans day November 10h at its Hastings campus, November 11th in Columbus  and November 12th at its Grand Island campus.  The  public is invited to and welcome at all events.  Anyone who wants to attend one of the celebrations is asked to contact Director of Veteran Services, Travis Karr at (308) 398-7376; toll free at (877) 222-0780 ext. 7376; or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Below is a list of Veterans Day celebratory events along with others at Central Community College.


 November 10Th  

 CCC Hastings

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College Park, Grand Island


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November 11th - Ag Park, Columbus  


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Novemeber 12th, CCC Grand Island


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VMRC LogoCCC operates Veteran and Military Resource Centers on its three campuses to support veterans and active duty, reservist and National Guard members while they make the transition from the military to student life.  The centers provide access to student services such as campus tours, orientation sessions, tutoring, mentoring and workshops as well as information about other veteran organizations, groups and activities.  For more information contact Veteran Coordinator Travis Karr.














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Veteran Service Forum at the VFW  

Monday, March 18 1pm


An informational public forum for Veterans and others to learn about the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health   care benefits and services will be held at 1 p.m. March 18 at the United Veteran’s Club, 1914 West Capital Ave, Grand I sland, Neb.  


 Representatives from the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s Grand Island Community-Based Outpatient Clinic and commmunity Living Center will highlight the latest information for Veterans regarding services and benefits.


The event is being hosted by the VA NWIHCS Grand Island Veteran’s Advisory Board, which is comprised of Veterans who receive health care services through the clinic.


Veterans will also learn how they can get involved in helping others through the board. For more information, contact Dean Heiden at 402-336-7720.




2013 Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Event – GRAND ISLAND -


The Nebraska Department of Labor is sponsoring a hiring event being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the U.S. Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (US DOL VETS), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Nebraska Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), The American Legion, NBC News, and other local partners. This job fair is for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses. This event will be a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers.


Wednesday, May 1st, 2013


10:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Heartland Event Center located at 700 E. Stolley Park Road, Grand Island, NE 68801


For registration questions, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 202-463-5807.











The site where you can register for FREE is:   Click on “Are you a veteran/military spouse/service member looking to attend?”.




Call of Duty Black Ops Tournament $5 Sign up by March 15 Tournament is April 5th   Open to All CCC Hastings Campus Students












 8-Habits of Highly Effective Military Couples -

 Truth be told, strong families don’t just happen. Building firm family relationships takes the combined energy, talent, desire, vision, and focus of each family member, plus a framework for applying universal, self-evident principles that enable family members to communicate their challenges and overcome them successfully together.

 The 7 Habits of Successful Families workshop series is an engaging, family-strengthening program based on Stephen R. Covey’s No. 1 bestsellers The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families.

 Workshop participants:

  • 1) apply an "Inside-Out Approach" to problem solving and goal creation
  • 2) resolve differences in marriage and family relationships by creatively cooperating together
  • 3) establish a better work/life balance
  • 4) become more effective in raising emotionally healthy and empowered children
  • 5) employ the skills of Empathic Listening and synergy
  • 6) learn to discipline and motivate children effectively

When and Where:Nebraska City, NE Kansas City, MO (tentative) 22-24 March 2013 20-22 September 2013

For more information: Please contact the Chaplains Office (402) 309-8492 Or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



 "Finding Light Through the Darkness" Suicide Prevention Conference


- Suicide is listed as the 3rd leading cause of death in teens. Whether it’s a family member, friend, acquaintance, or a student at your school or in your community, many lives are increasingly touched by suicide. This conference will provide you with the information you need to respond to youth suicide ideation, completion and the aftermath.

  •  When - March 27, 2013
  • Time - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Where - Holiday Inn Downtown, Lincoln Ballroom, 141 N. 9th Street Lincoln, NE
  • Cost: SCIP affiliated schools and organizations $50.00 per each individual


Nebraska Inter Service Family Assistance Committee Meeting


– March 28th, 2013, from 0900am-1200pm, hosted at Boys Town National Headquarters Bldg Auditorium, 14100 Crawford Rd. Boys Town, Omaha, 68010.  Please join us for the Nebraska Inter Service Family Assistance Committee (ISFAC), Monthly Meeting. All are welcome to attend. Remember to bring business cards and other organizational handouts


NE Brain Injury Conference April 4th & 5th At the Brain Injury Conference you can reach out to a wide variety of professionals and families living with brain injury and network with industry partners. To view the available opportunities, go to the Sponsorship and Exhibit links on the left.































CCC is a Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success: A U.S. Department of Education program funded through the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FISPE). However, these contents do not represent an official endorsement by the Federal Government.honor cord

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