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Union County to Host Veterans Job Fair and Resource Event

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The public is invited to join with military veterans, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and other officials for a POW/MIA Remembrance Day ceremony on Friday, September 20. Credits: County of Union, NJ
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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the County of Union will host a Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, May 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at VFW Post 2230, located at 33 South 21st Street in Kenilworth.

“The Freeholder Board is proud to be able to host another Veterans Job Fair,” said Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter. “Supporting this community of people in their efforts to re-enter the workforce is of extreme importance to us.

The upcoming job fair is expected to bring veterans together with employers in an effort to network and make connections for new job opportunities.

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Among the participating organizations are:

  • Barnabas Health
  • NJ Transit
  • Helmets to Hardhats (NJ Building and Construction trades)
  • Trinitas Regional Medical Center
  • JFK Medical Center
  • Allied Barton Security Services
  • America Works for NJ, INC.
  • Walmart

Sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in connection with the Union County Department of Human Services, the Office of Veterans Affairs, One-Stop Career Centers and the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development the Job Fair is being offered free of charge to veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families.

Representatives will be on site with information on veterans’ benefits, the GI Bill, as well as other State and County sponsored services.

For additional information on the Veteran’s Job Fair please contact Elizabeth L. Sebring of the Union County Department of Human Services at (908) 527-4890 or via email at esebring@ucnj.org.

Please join the County of Union online at www.ucnj.org, on Facebook at www.ucnj.org/facebook, and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/countyofunionnj.

 

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