(3/19/12) Eau Claire, WI – Attention Veterans, Service members and spouses! Area Chambers of Commerce and key Veterans groups are promoting a job faire for veterans, service members and their spouses Tuesday, March 27th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
at the Eau Claire Army National Guard Armory located by the airport at 1730 North lane, Eau Claire, WI 54703. This event is intended for veteran jobseekers and their immediate family members looking for full or part time employment. Their will also be a host of veterans benefits providers on site to answer questions and submit benefit application forms. This event is FREE and offers a FREE meal to veterans and exhibitors.
Hiring Our Heroes is an initiative of the US Chamber of Commerce to promote over 100 veteran job fairs throughout the nation. The Hiring Our Heroes job fair is meant to highlight veteran workers in Western Wisconsin as a valuable and energetic part of our community having special skills and talents to share, through their military and civilian experience, with area employers.
Western Wisconsin Veteran jobseekers and their spouses are encouraged to attend if they are interested in securing employment or receiving veteran’s benefits information. Over 60 employers from Western Wisconsin and other areas will participate. Resume and job seeking assistance will be available courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and attendees can set up appointments for job search assistance at the event. Veterans can contact Tim Moore for additional information at 715.836.2909.
This event is sponsored by Ashley Furniture, The EC Leader Telegram, Adecco, Gordy’s County Market, Manpower, Phillips Plastics, Royal Credit Union, Schilling Companies, Silver Spring Foods, United Gear and Assembly and Xcel Energy. Partners include: The US Chamber of Commerce, the American Legion, Black River Chamber of Commerce, Chippewa Falls Chamber of Commerce, Department of Workforce Development-Office of Veterans Services, Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Hudson Chamber of Commerce, Marshfield Chamber of Commerce, Marshfield Chamber of Commerce, Menomonie Chamber of Commerce, NBC News and the Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce.