Furthering our Reach
Health care and Service
Palmer's Florida campus'
partnership with Minor League
Baseball's Daytona Tortugas, an
affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds,
entered its ninth year in 2016.
West Campus President Bill Meeker, D.C., M.P.H., was one of a
select group of north San Jose business representatives invited to
participate in a special Silicon Valley Leadership Group-organized forum
in September 2015, led by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and City
Council-member Manh Nguyen. Among other topics, the forum
addressed the rising cost of housing in the San Jose area.
The Davenport campus honored its veterans during a special
Veterans Day Recognition on Nov. 11. The event,
co-sponsored by Vickie Palmer, has become a Palmer tradition.
Guest speakers included Davenport campus student and Palmer
Veteran's Club President Matthew Filtz (front row, second from left), and
Col. Vincent Barnhart, M.D., the First Army Command Surgeon
at the Rock Island Arsenal (front row, second from right).
The relationship between chiropractic and lifesaving was evident
during the 2015 USLA National Lifeguard Championships held
Aug. 6-8, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Fla. By the end of the final
day of competition more than 350 lifeguards had been treated
by Palmer Florida's Sports Council.
The Palmer Student Alumni Foundation on the Florida campus held its
annual Mr. Palmer charity fundraiser on campus in May 2016. Contestants
competed in fitness attire, a talent portion and clinic attire. Proceeds
totaling approximately $4,000 were donated to the "Callie Kicks Cancer"
foundation to benefit Callie Farmer, the daughter of Florida campus
graduate David Farmer, D.C.