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Beatrice Chamber to hold job fair for Veterans and Military Spouses

BEATRICE, NE—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s National Chamber Foundation and The American Legion will host “Hiring Our Heroes – Beatrice,” a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses. More than 25 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, Hiring Our Heroes has held over 390 hiring fairs nationwide, helping more than 14,000 veterans and military spouses find employment. This 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.

AVAILABLE TO PRESS: Phil Maas, Northwestern Regional Associate, Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and Army veteran
WHAT: Hiring Our Heroes – Beatrice
WHEN: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST
WHERE: American Legion Post 27 701 Dorsey Street Beatrice, NE 68310
RSVP: Interested job seekers should register for free at Walk-in job seekers are allowed (veterans must provide military ID).Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. To register, e-mail Kim Morton at [email protected] or call 202-463-5725.

This hiring event is being held in partnership with The American Legion, the Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce, the Nebraska Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Labor Veterans Employment & Training Service (US 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.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.