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Hinds CC Raymond Campus hosts Salute to Veterans

Hinds Community College’s Office of Veteran’s Services is sponsoring a Salute to Veterans program featuring retired Lt. Col. Ellis Riser as the guest speaker.

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The program begins at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 in the Courtyard on the Raymond Campus. The program is on Veteran’s Day, which is a celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

Riser of Brandon is starting his 11th year as Senior Army Instructor of the JROTC program at Northwest Rankin High School after serving 24 years in the United States Army and Army National Guard.

The program will also feature several tables of information of interest to service members, including the National Guard, Air National Guard, Mississippi Magnolia Guard Officer Leadership Program (GOLD), Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services, Jackson Vet Center, Hinds Community College Disability Services, Hinds Community College Enrollment Services and Hinds Community College Office of Veteran’s Services.

For information about the program contact Bryan Grove, assistant director of Veteran’s Services at Hinds Community College, bryan.grove@hindscc.edu or 601.857.3226.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with academic programs of study leading to seamless university transfer and career and technical programs teaching job-ready skills. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2016. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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    Cathy Hayden is a 30-year career journalist with a bachelor's degree in journalism and English from the University of Mississippi and a master of theological studies from Spring Hill College in Mobile. Hayden, who covered education at The Clarion-Ledger for 17 years, came to Hinds Community College in January 2007.

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