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Veterans Month in Palm Beach County, FL PDF Print E-mail
Cpl Burt Richards has November declared Veterans Month in Palm Beach County, FL
 
In Palm Beach County, Florida, Corporal Burt Richards has gained attention for various awards and commendations he has received for his hard work and determination to educate on American War Veterans. On July 7th, 2011, Corporal Burt Richards, Congressman Ted Deutch congratulated Corporal Richards in the House of Representatives in Washington DC.

Ted praised him for being awarded the American Red Cross Community Courage Award for his work in educating the youth about service of Veterans.  Corporal Richards and the local chapter of the Jewish War Veterans spearheaded the campaign to close Palm Beach County schools in remembrance of Veterans Day. 

On November 1st, 2011 at the Headquarters of Palm Beach County Commissioner, Priscilla Taylor, Cpl. Burt Richards was honored for his outstanding service to Palm Beach County, his Veterans Speakers Forum and the School Education Deed to close all Palm Beach schools on Veterans Day. Three Palm Beach County mayors signed the proclamation and let it be known that the entire month of November is called Veterans Month.

In addition to their successful efforts to close schools, The Veterans Speakers Forum was created. American Veterans visit schools and libraries across Palm Beach County to educate students on American War Veterans in a program called Honoring Those Who Served. NOW founded the Veterans Memorabilia Museum and Education Center looking for Memorabilia donation to display at the location - posters, etc - advise if you care to send.

 
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