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Veteran's invited to attend event at college
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Posted: 2013 Apr 19 - 06:41

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TREASURE COAST -- Indian River State College will hold an information session for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 at the IRSC Main Campus in Fort Pierce.

The Veterans Showcase event is especially targeted for unemployed veterans with an honorable discharge, ages 35 to 60, who would like to continue their education through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs VRAP program. The program provides financial support for eligible veterans who attend college full-time for a year as part of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011. Other veterans may attend the IRSC event to obtain general information about the College's programs throughout the Treasure Coast.

Attendees will learn how to apply for benefits and register for classes. Information will be provided on IRSC programs in computer science, electronics, criminal justice, business, air conditioning, commercial driving, cosmetology and more. Representatives from veteran's organizations will also be available to provide in-depth information and answer questions.

The VRAP Showcase will be held in the Kight Center for Emerging Technologies at the IRSC Main Campus at 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce. The Kight Center is located on the 35th Street side of the Main Campus. IRSC branch campuses are located in Vero Beach, Stuart, Port St. Lucie and Okeechobee.

For more information, call (866) 792-4772.

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