Century Veterans Appreciation Week includes Mark Ritchie


WHITE BEAR LAKE — Century College’s Veterans Appreciation Week, Nov. 5- 8, includes a talk by Secretary of State Mark Ritchie at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 7 in the West Campus Nest.

Ritchie is part of a panel discussion about

returning home after military service. Century counselor Michele Jersak and Prof. Ernie Boswell will participate, along with other Century staff and veteran students.

The National Eagle Center will present a session about the bald eagle from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Monday on the East Campus Lincoln Mall. It will be followed by a presentation on suicide prevention by intervention specialist Jessie Rayle from 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. on the Lincoln Mall.

Tuesday is Military Uniform Day at Ce

ntury, and all veterans are encouraged to wear their uniforms. Cake will be served in the Veterans Center in the West Campus Nest.

A Wellness Expo featuring military fitness will be held from 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday in the West Campus gym.

A military Humvee will be on display Monday, Wednesday and Thursday near the Century Main Commons Area.


For more information, please call Lynn LaVerdiere at 651-779-3218.