Honoring Women of Military Service from all Generations.
Salute to Women Warriors event was held May 2nd at Nathan Detroit’s.
We are hoping to have the opportunity to hold the event next year.
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We were proud to have Wilma Kellogg at our event to present her with an acknowledgement of the new Women Veterans Scholarship in her honor.
Wilma served in the U.S. Army during WWII as a Nurse III, from September 1944 to March 1946, achieving the rank of 1st Lt. Wilma traveled to England serving in the General Hospital Unit, which followed their soldiers to France, Belgium, and Germany. She is decorated with EAME Theatre Ribbon, a Bronze Battle Star, two Overseas Bars, and the Victory Medal.
After her Military Service, she continued working as a nurse in the Grand Island VA Medical Center, retiring after 28 years in 1986.
Wilma has been a part of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Women Veterans Group, Ruth Society, and Retired Nurses of the VA.
This scholarship was created in honor of Wilma Kellogg, U.S. Army Veteran significant service in the military and on the home front.
This scholarship will encourage Women Veterans and Women who are currently serving in the U.S. armed forces to achieve their academic and career goals by helping to ease the financial burden that accompany pursuing a higher education.
This scholarship is based upon academic achievement and leadership as expressed through co-curricular activities and community involvement. Open to all military women and women veterans. Each scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to women working to gain an Associates or Transfer degree at Central Community College and available to full– or part-time students.
To donate to this scholarship, please make checks payable to Central Community College Foundation with “Women’s Vet Scholarship” in the memo.
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