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Posted on: November 6, 2019

HIRING EVENT & RESOURCE FAIR GEARED TOWARD VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 6, 2019
Contact:  Katherine Trombetta, ktrombetta@springfieldmo.gov, 417-841-3389 or 417-880-6306


HIRING EVENT & RESOURCE FAIR GEARED TOWARD VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES

In keeping with the Veteran’s Day tradition of appreciating those who have served our country, the Missouri Job Center and the American Legion Goad-Ballinger Post 69 are hosting a Veterans Hiring Fair on Thursday, November 14, from 2-6 pm. The post is located at 149 Memorial Plaza, behind the Shrine Mosque.  The event is open to all Veterans, transitioning service members, Reservists, National Guard, military spouses, military family members and civilian job seekers.

“Hosting an employment and resource fair fits perfectly into the Missouri Job Center and the Legion’s shared mission of helping current Military and Veteran families thrive,” said Sabrina Bonnette, U.S. Navy Chief (Ret), LVER, and Charter Member of Women Veterans of SWMO Post 1214.

“The Leadership of American Legion Post 69 is very excited to be able to host this event. We are thrilled to see so many employers from different industries ready to meet with Veteran job seekers in person,” said Steven Wilcox, U.S Navy Chief (Ret) and new Adjutant for Post 69. “For too long our building was known more for the weekly gaming than our Legion events, this Veteran Hiring Fair is just one of our many new endeavors to completely shift that paradigm,” Wilcox added.

Participating companies include Amprod Holdings LLC, Buckhorn, Multi Craft, Mercy, Burrell Behavioral Health, Simos Insourcing Solutions, Job Finders, Penmac Staffing, Integrity Home Care, U.S. Census, Bass Pro Shops, Red Monkey, Greene County, Heritage Leads, Guaranty Bank, Springfield Public Schools, Arrow Senior Luxury Living, Manpower, McCormick, Waffle House, Wooten Company, CoxHealth, Staffing Plus, Navy Reserve Recruiting, Wonders of Wildlife, TTEC, Wyndham Destinations, Visiting Angels, Purina Nestle, Citizens Memorial Hospital, Springfield Police Dept, Central Bank of the Ozarks, Truck Hero, Poor Boy Tree Service, Missouri National Guard and Vital Farms.

For information, contact Katherine Trombetta at 417-841-3389 or 417-880-6306, ktrombetta@springfieldmo.gov.


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