Upcoming Events
August 2019

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019
Mental Health Summit
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: Palm Beach State College 4200 Congress Ave Building - PSD 108 Lake Worth, FL 33461
https://tinyurl.com/y5yxh3b4
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center will host its Annual Mental Health Summit on the grounds of Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth, Florida. The Summit is a venue for learning, sharing information and uniting to provide collaborative care for our men and women who have served our great country.
 
This event is open to the Veterans and their families and community health providers.
 
RSVP is required via Eventbrite at https://tinyurl.com/y5yxh3b4.
 
Whole Health Nutrition Group
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: 8A-101
 
 All Veterans are Welcome
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
 Please join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience required.
 
 
Friday, Aug 2, 2019
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
These classes are open to all Veterans and are provided by Volunteers from Connect Warriors of Boca Raton.
 
 
Monday, Aug 5, 2019
Diabetic Support Group
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 3B-260
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Diabetic Support Group is offered every Friday from 11 am - 12 pm. This group is open to all Veterans who have a diabetes diagnosis - a referral is not required. 
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invied to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation classes held weekly on Mondays at 2 pm, Tuesdays at 10:30 am and Fridays at 9:00 am. No appointment needed. 
 
Yoga
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
 
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: Room 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invied to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation classes held weekly on Mondays at 2 pm, Tuesdays at 10:30 am and Fridays at 9:00 am. No appointment needed. 
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
The Nutrition and Food Service will host a weekly Whole Health/Healthy Teaching Kitchen event for veterans. Free food samples will be offered.
 
Co-pays may be incurrured
 
 
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: 9B-101
 
 Please join us for seated yoga.
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome, No appointments required.
 
Moral Injury Group
 
Time: 2:30 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: 1F-126
 
Moral Injury Group
Christian Centered Solutions for
Combat Trauma
Led by Chaplain Service & Psychology
 
• Tackles tough questions:
  • Where was God?
  • How did I change?
  • How do I get back to normal?
 • Process shame, guilt and forgiveness
• Rebuild identity with biblical principles
• Hear Veterans share similar experiences
• Find hope and healing
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019
Patient Orientation
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: Room 4B-251
 
Patient Orientation is held every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 10 - 11 am in Room 4B-251. Each session provides an opportunity for Veterans to come and learn about health care services and programs available at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center.

Registration encouraged - please call 561-422-6838 option #4. 
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
 Please join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience required.
 
 
Friday, Aug 9, 2019
Agent Orange Town Hall Meeting
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: 4th Floor Conference Rooms and Room 3B-260
 
Substances such as Agent Orange have posed devastating health risks to those who have served.
 
This Veterans Town Hall meeting is being held for Veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during wartime - whether they were boots on the ground or served off-shore (Blue Water Navy Veterans).
 
A group of panelists will discuss the impact of exposure, eligibility for disability compensation and how to file a claim with VA.
 
Hosted by the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 25.
 
This event is being held in Room 4B-116/117, 4B-292 and Room 3B-260 (overflow).
 
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
These classes are open to all Veterans and are provided by Volunteers from Connect Warriors of Boca Raton.
 
 
Monday, Aug 12, 2019
Florida Licensing on Wheels
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Basement Tunnel Near MRI
 
The Florida Department of Highway Safety’s Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) is a mobile Motor Vehicle office where customers can receive driver's licenses, vehicle tags, etc. 
 
Please note that FLOW does not do transfer of titles from other states, written tests or driving tests from mobile units.
 

For a detailed list of applicable fees, please visit www.flhsmv.gov/fees or call 850-617-2000.
 
Diabetic Support Group
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 3B-260
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Diabetic Support Group is offered every Friday from 11 am - 12 pm. This group is open to all Veterans who have a diabetes diagnosis - a referral is not required. 
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invied to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation classes held weekly on Mondays at 2 pm, Tuesdays at 10:30 am and Fridays at 9:00 am. No appointment needed. 
 
Yoga
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
 
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: Room 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invied to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation classes held weekly on Mondays at 2 pm, Tuesdays at 10:30 am and Fridays at 9:00 am. No appointment needed. 
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
The Nutrition and Food Service will host a weekly Whole Health/Healthy Teaching Kitchen event for veterans. Free food samples will be offered.
 
Co-pays may be incurrured
 
 
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome, No Appointments Required
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: 9B-101
 
 Please join us for seated yoga.
 
Farmer's Market
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Upper Deck Near Chapel
 
Veterans, visitors and staff are welcome to visit our monthly farmers market which takes place every 2nd Wednesday of each month. For more information call the VA Canteen Service at 561-422-8401.. 
 
Moral Injury Group
 
Time: 2:30 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: 1F-126
 
Moral Injury Group
Christian Centered Solutions for
Combat Trauma
Led by Chaplain Service & Psychology
 
• Tackles tough questions:
  • Where was God?
  • How did I change?
  • How do I get back to normal?
 • Process shame, guilt and forgiveness
• Rebuild identity with biblical principles
• Hear Veterans share similar experiences
• Find hope and healing
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019
Free Legal Clinic
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room BC-263 (Basement)
 
Veterans may meet with an attorney free of charge. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 561-655-8944 ext. 366 or e-mail: VAP@legalaidpbc.org.
 
Get information on topics such as:
 
• Veterans Resources
• Benefits
• Taxes
• Housing
• Family Law
 
This service is provided by the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc.
 
Blood Drive
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 3:30 PM (EST)
Location: Upper Parking Deck Near Chapel
 
OneBlood will have their mobile donation unit parked outside the 1st Floor Chapel on the Upper parking deck. If you or someone you know are interested in donating blood please share this event. The company provides giveaways for those who give blood during their donation stops.
 
For more information on OneBlood visit https://www.oneblood.org/https://www.oneblood.org/.
 
Whole Health Nutrition Group
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: 8A-101
 
 All Veterans are Welcome
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
 Please join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience required.
 
 
Friday, Aug 16, 2019
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
These classes are open to all Veterans and are provided by Volunteers from Connect Warriors of Boca Raton.
 
 
Monday, Aug 19, 2019
Diabetic Support Group
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 3B-260
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Diabetic Support Group is offered every Friday from 11 am - 12 pm. This group is open to all Veterans who have a diabetes diagnosis - a referral is not required. 
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invied to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation classes held weekly on Mondays at 2 pm, Tuesdays at 10:30 am and Fridays at 9:00 am. No appointment needed. 
 
Yoga
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
 
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: Room 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invied to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation classes held weekly on Mondays at 2 pm, Tuesdays at 10:30 am and Fridays at 9:00 am. No appointment needed. 
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
The Nutrition and Food Service will host a weekly Whole Health/Healthy Teaching Kitchen event for veterans. Free food samples will be offered.
 
Co-pays may be incurrured
 
 
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: 9B-101
 
 Please join us for seated yoga.
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome, No Appointments Required
 
Moral Injury Group
 
Time: 2:30 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: 1F-126
 
Moral Injury Group
Christian Centered Solutions for
Combat Trauma
Led by Chaplain Service & Psychology
 
• Tackles tough questions:
  • Where was God?
  • How did I change?
  • How do I get back to normal?
 • Process shame, guilt and forgiveness
• Rebuild identity with biblical principles
• Hear Veterans share similar experiences
• Find hope and healing
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
Veterans Town Hall Meeting
 
Time: 5:00 PM- 6:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 4B-116/117
 
This meeting provides an opportunity for area Veterans to come learn about the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center; obtain information on programs; and provide feedback to VA leadership.

In addition to leadership presentations, an Assistance Fair will begin at 4 pm in Room 4B-115. At the fair, representatives from VA enrollment, community care, and others will provide assistance with concerns.
 
 
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Patient Orientation
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: Room 4B-251
 
Patient Orientation is held every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 10 - 11 am in Room 4B-251. Each session provides an opportunity for Veterans to come and learn about health care services and programs available at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center.

Registration encouraged - please call 561-422-6838 option #4. 
 
Whole Health Nutrition Group
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: 8A-101
 
 All Veterans are Welcome
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
 Please join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience required.
 
 
Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
These classes are open to all Veterans and are provided by Volunteers from Connect Warriors of Boca Raton.
 
 
Monday, Aug 26, 2019
Diabetic Support Group
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 3B-260
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Diabetic Support Group is offered every Friday from 11 am - 12 pm. This group is open to all Veterans who have a diabetes diagnosis - a referral is not required. 
 
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Room 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invied to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation classes held weekly on Mondays at 2 pm, Tuesdays at 10:30 am and Fridays at 9:00 am. No appointment needed. 
 
Yoga
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Please join us for weekly yoga group.
 
 
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019
Mental Health Orientation Class
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: Room 1C-253A
 
Veterans are invied to attend the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center's Mental Health Orientation classes held weekly on Mondays at 2 pm, Tuesdays at 10:30 am and Fridays at 9:00 am. No appointment needed. 
 
Healthy Teaching Kitchen
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
The Nutrition and Food Service will host a weekly Whole Health/Healthy Teaching Kitchen event for veterans. Free food samples will be offered.
 
Co-pays may be incurrured
 
 
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome, No Appointments Required
 
Seated Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: 9B-101
 
 Please join us for seated yoga.
 
Census Bureau Job Booth
 
Time: 10:05 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
The U.S. Census Bureau will host a table to inform Veterans and visitors about the job opportunities the agency has available. Anyone is welcome to stop by. Veterans are given preference in the hiring process.
 
Moral Injury Group
 
Time: 2:30 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: 1F-126
 
Moral Injury Group
Christian Centered Solutions for
Combat Trauma
Led by Chaplain Service & Psychology
 
• Tackles tough questions:
  • Where was God?
  • How did I change?
  • How do I get back to normal?
 • Process shame, guilt and forgiveness
• Rebuild identity with biblical principles
• Hear Veterans share similar experiences
• Find hope and healing
 
Yoga for Women
 
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
 All women are invited to join us for Yoga. No prior experience required.
 
 
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
Overdose Awareness Day Event
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
?The Mental Health Service will host an International Overdose Awareness Day Event in the Main Atrium under the Vietnam Veteran Flag and the alcove across from the Patriot Café. Please stop by as our colleagues work to raise awareness of the plight Veterans face when dealing with addiction and what VA is doing to help. 
 
Whole Health Nutrition Group
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM (EST)
Location: 8A-101
 
 All Veterans are Welcome
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
Tai Chi
 
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
 Please join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience required.
 
 
Friday, Aug 30, 2019
Yoga
 
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (EST)
Location: West Palm Beach VA - Room 3B-260
 
These classes are open to all Veterans and are provided by Volunteers from Connect Warriors of Boca Raton.