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American Legion Post Helps Fund Scholarships for Veterans

(Bradenton, Fla., Nov. 24, 2015) — Officers from American Legion NO-VEL Post 159 in Venice presented William Graydon, advisor of veterans services at the Venice campus of State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), with a check for $9,706 to help fund SCF’s first scholarships for veterans. The contribution, generated by the post’s Veterans Golf Open (VGO) on Oct. 24, will complete the endowment of the SCF Foundation Veterans’ Scholarship Fund and establish the American Legion NO-VEL Post 159 Remedial Education Fund for veterans enrolled at SCF Venice.

For more information about the Veterans Scholarship Fund, go to scf.edu/scholarships or contact Allison Nash, scholarship coordinator, at nasha@scf.edu or call 941-752-5390. For details about the Remedial Education Fund, contact William Graydon at 941-408-1446 or graydow@scf.edu.

From left:  SCF Student Veterans Association (SVA) Advisor Jennifer Meier, SCF Venice SVA President Donald Humphrey, VGO Committee Chair Mike Vanech, SCF Venice Advisor of Veterans Services William Graydon, Post Commander Richard Lemm, Post Adjunct Wil Brickner, VGO Committee Members Steve Doughty and Cliff White, Women’s Auxiliary Board Member Julia Griffith, and VGO Committee Member Joe Jablowski.
From left: SCF Student Veterans Association (SVA) Advisor Jennifer Meier, SCF Venice SVA President Donald Humphrey, VGO Committee Chair Mike Vanech, SCF Venice Advisor of Veterans Services William Graydon, Post Commander Richard Lemm, Post Adjunct Wil Brickner, VGO Committee Members Steve Doughty and Cliff White, Women’s Auxiliary Board Member Julia Griffith, and VGO Committee Member Joe Jablowski.

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