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Central earns recognition

GRAND ISLAND -- The Veterans and Military Resource Center (VRMC) at Central Community College has been ranked No. 1 on the Military Times Best Colleges list.

The announcement marks the fifth consecutive year CCC has garnered the top spot among two-year colleges. CCC has VMRCs at its Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings campuses and Kearney Center, which serve as one-stop shops for veterans, service members and their dependents seeking information about VA education benefits and resource assistance. The centers also serve as dedicated space for veterans to study and gather on campus, and have devoted staff members to address their specific needs. CCC has four active student veterans associations that engage in advocacy and education concerning veterans’ challenges and whose members volunteer in an array of community service opportunities.

PCHS receives memorials

COLUMBUS -- The following memorials were received by the Platte County Historical Society during the month of December:

In memory of Phyllis Ehmke by Marilyn Klug.

In memory of Betty Louis Hecker by Cheri Schrader.

In memory of Rita Micek by Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Mueller.

In memory of Irene Mirr by Barbara Brundo.

In memory of Nicholas and Theresa Mrzlak by Barbara Brundo.

In memory of Mary Jane Mueller by Rich and Edie Aerni, Bob and Betty Blaser, Lyle and Patricia Ernst, Arlene Hajek, Cathy and Ray Hajek, Marilyn Klug, Esther Kummer, Dick and Teresa Micek, Gayle Mueller family, Mark and Sharon Nyffeler, Brian Oppliger, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rosche, Marcella Schmid.

In memory of Tom Neemeyer by Tom and Deb Hollman.

In memory of Beulah O’Hare by Esther Kummer.

In memory of Jack Schwank by Elaine Blaser, Mathew and Rita Fleischer, Jerry and Linda Hollatz, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Korte, Mark and Sharon Nyffeler, Lucia Wacha, Arlene Wilke.

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