College of the Mainland’s Veterans Day observance

Texas CityCollege of Mainland will hold a Veterans Day observance at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the Learning Resources Center, L-131, for students, faculty, staff and the public.

Guest speakers will be Joe “Pops” Foley, and Joel Chatelain.

Foley, who served in the US Air Force, is founder and managing director of Leading Edge Medical and is district coordinator of Team Rubicon-South Houston/Galveston. Team Rubicon helps pair military veterans with first-responders to use the skills they acquired while serving in aiding with disaster relief at home.

Chatelain, who served in the US Marine Corps, is an outreach specialist with the American GI Forum – National Veterans Outreach Program. National Veterans Outreach has an array of human services programs that includes job training, counseling, veterans affairs, family services and affordable housing.

The observance will be followed by lunch served in the Student Center from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

For more information, contact the Office for Veteran Success at 409-933-8455.

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