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For Immediate Release: February 11, 2013
Contact: Carol Morgan
Telephone: (712) 242-2131

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IowaWORKS Loess Hills Sponsoring Home Grown Rural Career Fair for Veterans

Council Bluffs - Please join us for a Hire Our Heroes Rural Career Fair on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Free to the public, the career fair will be held from 12:30 to 3:00 pm at the American Legion Fred Funston Post 227 at 112 North Elm Street, Avoca, Iowa 51521.

Hire Our Heroes Rural Career Fair
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 12:30 to 3:00 pm
American Legion Fred Funston Post 227
112 North Elm Street
Avoca, IA 51521

This Veteranís Career Fair is being sponsored by the American Legion Fred Funston Post 227, MidAmerican Energy, Pottawattamie County Veteran Affairs and Iowa Workforce Development.

In addition to the career fair, a special lunch will be provided to attending employers courtesy of the Post. Candidates will be able to visit with local and regional employers who are currently hiring. All attendees should bring copies of their resumes and be prepared for on the spot interviews.

This Hire Our Heroes Rural Career Fair is a great opportunity to meet and visit with prospective employers, so dress properly, bring a copy of your up-to-date resume, a positive attitude and come meet your potential new employer. Information about how to earn your National Career Readiness Certificate will be available and a testing opportunity is being planned.

Businesses interested in attending this recruiting event are invited to register today as space is limited. There is no charge to businesses to attend. Goodwill donation of cash or non-perishable food items to the Post are appreciated for support of area veterans and their families.

Thank you for your support of our military community and we look forward to seeing you at this event!

For further information, contact Ellen Fritz, Veteranís Representative, Iowa Workforce Development at (712) 242-2138 or e-mail at or Carol Morgan, Business Services at (712) 242-2131.


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