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QCC Student Veterans Participate in Veterans Day Parade

November, 2016

The QCC Veterans Club marched in the Worcester Veterans Day Parade. Held on November 11, this was the city’s 63rd Veterans Day Parade.

Paula Ogden, Director of Veteran Affairs at QCC, said about 15 student veterans participated in the parade and had breakfast at Veterans Inc.

The students also decorated a truck as well as marching in the parade.

Veterans Inc. is a nonprofit serving veterans in need and their families across New England. Incorporated in 1990, Veterans Inc. has helped more than 65,000 veterans in need and today operates offices and programs in all six New England states. Our services include housing, employment & training, counseling, family support programs, benefits counseling and advocacy, temporary financial assistance, health and wellness, food services, post-9/11 support and women and childcare services. To learn more about Veterans Inc., visit www.veteransinc.org

Veterans Inc. hosted a pancake breakfast that was free and open to the public. The group also organized the parade down Grove Street. On Saturday, November 12, they also hosted the Veterans Memorial 5K Run and Walk to raise funds to support Veterans Inc. programming.