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Hiring Our Heroes - Sacramento

2/13/2013


SACRAMENTO, CA-The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's National Chamber Foundation, along with lead sponsor Chesapeake Energy, will host "Hiring Our Heroes - Sacramento," a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses. More than 35 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 400 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:

Virginia Carpenter, Western Regional Events Associate, Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and Air Force veteran
WHAT:

Hiring Our Heroes - Sacramento
WHEN:

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST
WHERE:

Clarion Inn & Conference Center
1401 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA 95815
RSVP:

Interested 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 Kim Morton at kmorton@uschamber.com or call 202-463-5725.


This hiring event is being held in partnership with the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Department of Labor Veterans' Employment & Training Service (DOL VETS), the California Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, 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.




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