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Military Spouse Networking Reception
August 26, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FORT POLK, La. –– A “Hiring Our Heroes” opportunity fair, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Fort Polk’s Army Community Service and the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, will be held at Fort Polk Tuesday and Wednesday.
For the first time, this event will be tailored to Fort Polk spouses and the unique barriers they face when pursuing jobs.
Mark your calendars for these dates:
• Networking reception:
Tuesday from 7-9 p.m., Showboat Theater, 7090 Alabama Ave, bldg 1454 A free event for military spouses and the business community. Open to all military spouses including active duty, Guard, Reserve, veterans and Gold Star spouses. This is a great opportunity to connect and network with other military spouses, local businesses and community leaders.
• Opportunity Fair
Wednesday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Youth Gym, 1882 16th St., bldg 2070 Employers committed to hiring military spouses will be present, so take advantage of this event. Local businesses and organizations will also be present with both job and volunteer opportunities. Information about continuing education will also be available. Additionally, resume help will be offered.
Participants are encouraged to preregister online at www.hiringourheroes.org.