In honor of National Veterans and Military Families month, Jefferson Community College (JCC) Veterans Services and athletics will host Military Appreciation Night on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 during the JCC men and women’s basketball games versus Mohawk Valley Community College. The women’s game will tip-off at 5:00 p.m. and the men’s game at 7:00 p.m. in the McVean Gymnasium. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. Sponsored by JCC Veterans Services, Military Appreciation Night is part of Veterans Appreciation Week, November 11 to November 15, 2019.
During the JCC men and women’s basketball games and Military Appreciation Night, the Fort Drum Band will sing the National Anthem, members of the 10th Mountain Division will post colors, a Humvee and cargo truck provided by the Army National Guard will be on display in Parking Lot D, a Fort Drum officer will recite the Military Oath of Enlistment, representatives of the Make-A-Wish Foundation will make an announcement, and the JCC Sports Management club will host games for spectators of all ages.
Come support the Cannoneers as they take on the Hawks at one of the most exciting games of the year while honoring those who served, and are currently serving, our country!
In addition to the Military Appreciation Night, Veterans Appreciation Week will feature a Veterans Recognition Ceremony to be held on Tuesday, November 12 at 12:30 p.m. at the JCC flagpole on the Quad (center of campus). A full listing of Veterans Appreciation Week activities and events is availabe online.
JCC to Hold Mental Health Public Forums on April 15 & 29
JCC Voices for Social Change is holding two forums, virtually, in April that will focus on mental health and wellbeing. Understanding the Stigma of Mental Illness will be held on April 15 and Mental Wellbeing and Coping will be held on April 29. The public is welcome to attend.