Upcoming Events
September 2019

Monday, Sep 2, 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, Sep 3, 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, Sep 4, 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, Sep 5, 2019
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, Sep 6, 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, Sep 9, 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, Sep 10, 2019
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
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
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Explore multiple styles of  meditation.
 
 
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019
Guided Imagery- 4 Week Series
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: 9B-101
 
Learn how to use guided imagery as a tool for self care and wellbeing.
 
Introduction to Whole Health
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: 9A-101
 
 All Veterans Welcome, No Appointments Required
 
Never Forget Display for 9/11
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: 1st Floor Breezeway (near the East elevators)
 
The West Palm Beach VAMC will host a “Never Forget” display in memoriam of the lives lost on 9/11 and to honor the first responders on site and the servicemembers who served during the Global War On Terror.
 
Mr. Steven R. Saymon, (U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, retired Police Officer and World Trade Center first responder) will be displaying artifacts from one of the twin towers, Flight 93 and the Pentagon.
 
During the display he will be speaking about his experience on the ground as a first responder and how he acquired the pieces.
 
In addition, Mr. Saymon will be donating the artifacts to the Medical Center.
 
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, Sep 12, 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.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
 Explore multiple types of meditation
 
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, Sep 13, 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, Sep 16, 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, Sep 17, 2019
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
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
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Explore multiple styles of  meditation.
 
 
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019
Guided Imagery- 4 Week Series
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: 9B-101
 
Learn how to use guided imagery as a tool for self care and wellbeing.
 
National Recovery Month Display
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: Atrium 1st Floor
 
The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center will host a National Recovery Month - Mindfulness Health display in the Main Atrium under the Vietnam Veteran Flag. A display of prevention, treatment & community resource information will be available for Veterans, their families and staff.
 
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, Sep 19, 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.
 
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.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
 Explore multiple types of meditation
 
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, Sep 20, 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, Sep 23, 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, Sep 24, 2019
Tai Chi
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Join us for Tai Chi. No prior experience needed.
 
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
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
Explore multiple styles of  meditation.
 
 
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019
Guided Imagery- 4 Week Series
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: 9B-101
 
Learn how to use guided imagery as a tool for self care and wellbeing.
 
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.
 
Suicide Prevention Info Fair
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: Main Atrium
 
September is Suicide Prevention Month.  Our Suicide Prevention Team will host an Information Fair on September 25, 2019 at 10 am – 2pm in the Atrium. We are urging everyone to come and speak to VA mental health experts on how you can help to prevent suicide. This event is open to the public.
 
 
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, Sep 26, 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.
 
Guided Meditation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3B-260
 
 Explore multiple types of meditation
 
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, Sep 27, 2019
Homeless CHALENG Summit
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 12:30 PM (EST)
Location: Room 4B-292
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-homeless-chaleng-summit-tickets-67922785881
 
Join the 2019 VA Homeless CHALENG Summit and work with the VA to end Veteran homelessness!

RSVP Required!  To RSVP for the Summit visit:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-homeless-chaleng-summit-tickets-67922785881

 
The Homeless Community Homelessness Assessment, Local Education and Networking Groups (CHALENG) Project Summit will focus on:
 
  • Veteran Homelessness in our community
  • Uniting Homeless and Housing Service Providers
  • Information and data from the 2018 Project CHALENG survey
  • The barriers faced in obtaining permanent housing
  • The importance of developing planning, cooperative, and coordinated efforts
  • The progress made so far in Palm Beach County and the Northern Counties
  • What still needs to happen to end Veteran Homelessness
Be a part of the solution by making your voice heard, complete the 2019 CHALENG Survey!
https://www.surveym.com/r/chaleng2019

To RSVP for the Summit visit:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-homeless-chaleng-summit-tickets-67922785881
 
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.
 
POW MIA Recognition Service
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: VA Chapel
 
On Friday, September 27 the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center will recognize the brave men and women who were former Prisoners of War and those who are still Missing in Action. This event will take place in the VA Chapel.

For two decades our country has officially honored these Veterans and service members - for they are gone but never forgotten.

This year’s guest speaker is Thomas "Stormy" Matteo, a U.S. Marine Corps and Vietnam War Veteran and Purple Heart Recipient.

This ceremony is open to all Veterans and their families, employees and the public.
 
 
Monday, Sep 30, 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.