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U.S. Chamber to Host Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair for Veterans and Military Spouses in Los Angeles

Event to Include More than 65 Employers with Jobs Available

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s National Chamber Foundation will host “Hiring Our Heroes – Los Angeles,” a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses. More than 65 employers are expected to participate with jobs available for veterans and military spouses of all ranks and levels of experience. Companies range from America’s biggest employers to small companies from across the region.
Since its launch in March 2011, Hiring Our Heroes has held more than 320 hiring fairs nationwide, helping more than 10,400 veterans and military spouses find employment. Thursday’s event is also part of “Hiring 500,000 Heroes,” a national campaign announced by the U.S. Chamber, National Chamber Foundation, and Capital One, to engage the business community in committing to hire 500,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014.
Virginia Carpenter, Western Regional Events Associate, Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and Air Force veteran
Hiring Our Heroes — Los Angeles, Thursday, November 8, 2012, 9:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. PST, Proud Bird Event Center 11022 Aviation Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045 Interested employers and job seekers should register for free at hoh.greatjob.net. Walk-in job seekers are allowed (veterans must provide military ID).
Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. To register, e-mail bgoettel@uschamber.com or call 202-463-5961.
This hiring event is being held in partnership with the Employment Development Department of the State of California, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, the California Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the California Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment & Training Service (DOL VETS), and other local partners.
The National Chamber Foundation (NCF), a non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is dedicated to identifying and fostering public debate on emerging critical issues. They provide business and government leaders with insight and resources to address tomorrow’s challenges.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

November 5, 2012

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