County Executive Chris Abele
Press Release

Veterans’ job fair will be Thursday at War Memorial

Event will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 5; 80 employers expected

By - Mar 4th, 2015 08:30 am

MILWAUKEE – A job fair for veterans will be held Thursday, March 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center.

Eighty employers will be present, including Harley-Davidson, Bradley Corporation, Wal-Mart Distribution, Time Warner Cable, Schneider National, and the Social Security Administration.

All veteran attendees will be provided a free flash drive, courtesy of the Milwaukee County Veterans Service Office, loaded with forms and files to assist in accomplishing on-line job applications.

County Executive Chris Abele said: “Since taking office, we’ve added and improved services and programs for veterans. From job fairs like this to helping veterans released from incarceration, we must always try to do what we can to help those who sacrificed so much for us.” He added: “A special thank you to the many businesses who will be on hand.”

Free parking, courtesy of Milwaukee County Parks, will be available in the O’Donnell Parking Structure.

The event is a joint collaboration of Milwaukee County, Zablocki VA Medical Center, and local representatives of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Office of Veterans Services.

Veterans looking for more information about the flash drive program should contact Veteran’s Service Director Jim Duff, 414-266-1235 or james.duff@milwaukeecountywi.gov.​

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