All Invited to Nov. 7 Veterans Celebration

October 20, 2019

Wayne Community College invites the public to join it in honoring local veterans and military service members.

The college will hold its annual Veterans Celebration at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7 in the Atrium of the Wayne Learning Center (main building) on its Wayne Memorial Drive campus.

“All Wayne County veterans are invited to a short program and reception in their honor,” said Brenda Mercer Burgess, the college’s director of financial aid and veterans affairs. “The college community wants to shake their hands, listen to their stories, and thank them for what they have done for our country.”The college also will be hosting a Military and Partners Expo. It will run noon-3 p.m. and is also open to the public. Veterans groups, service branch representatives, and organizations that provide services to veterans and military members will man displays and provide information.

Wayne Community College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing accommodations or have questions about access, contact the Disability Services Counselor at 919-739-6729 or defoss@waynecc.edu. Allow sufficient time to arrange accommodations.

Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves 11,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 140 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.

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