BRCC to host annual Veterans Day program, “Freedom is not Free,” Thursday, Nov. 7

Baton Rouge Community College will host our annual Veterans Day program, “Freedom is not Free,” on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. in the Magnolia Theatre, Mid City campus, 201 Community College Drive. The guest speaker will be Laurie Guillory, LCSW-BACS of Southeastern Louisiana VA Healthcare System. Tara High School Honor Guard will present the posting of colors. The program is free and open to the public.  An accompanying resource fair will also be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Magnolia Gallery to provide information to our students about resources available to them at BRCC and in the community.

Laurie Guillory, LCSW-BACS, earned her MSW from Louisiana State University in 1999; and, at that time, she worked for the State of Louisiana, Office of Community Services. She has worked in a variety of settings, primarily focused on trauma work. She enjoyed working for a short time at LSU’s School of Social Work as an adjunct professor.  Ms. Guillory has worked at the Alexandria VA Healthcare System and the Southeast Louisiana VA Healthcare System with the PTSD team, and is now at the Southeast Louisiana VA Healthcare System on the Suicide Prevention team.