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Visclosky to Hold Veterans' Opportunities Fair

Congressman Pete Visclosky will host a Veterans’ Opportunities Fair on March 31, 2012, in Gary. The fair will bring together employers, healthcare organizations, housing assistance providers, and financial services providers, with the goal of providing military veterans information on the support available to them from federal agencies and veterans services organizations, and to alert them to local job opportunities.

The details of the event are as follows:

Date: Saturday, March 31, 2012
Time: 11:00AM – 2:00PM CST

Location: Indiana University Northwest, Savannah Center Gym, 3400 Broadway, Gary, Indiana 46408

Job seekers will have access to employers and labor groups throughout Northwest Indiana, as well as two 30-minute workshops at 12:00PM and 1:00PM on Demilitarizing Your Resume, guided by Veteran Representatives from WorkOne.

Housing assistance and financial service providers will also be available to answer any questions. Local institutes of higher learning will be on hand to assist those looking to further their education.

Furthermore, veterans with healthcare or benefits questions may attend presentations from the Veterans Health Administration and the Veterans Benefits Administration beginning at 11AM. This event is open to the public and registration is not required.

Our nation’s veterans have given so much to our country, and we owe them a great debt of gratitude for the sacrifices they have made. More information can be found online at www.visclosky.house.gov. Please be sure to regularly check the website, or call (219) 795-1844, for updates on the event.

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