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After more than two decades with the U.S. Navy, Derek Lindsay had traded a military uniform for a suit and tie.
“Our mission is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing quilts of valor,” Jo Garvin, from the Quilts of Valor Foundation, said to the quieted crowd.
An event created to connect veterans and transitioning military to benefits, resources, and jobs is coming to Lebanon County this September.
A free, one-day event for veterans, active military, and their families, the Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair will return to the Capital Area in August and will come to Lebanon for the first time in September.
With declining U.S. unemployment rates, employers looking to fill positions are facing a more limited pool of candidates from which to bolster their ranks.
The Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair will return to York from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at the Wyndham Garden York, 2000 Loucks Road, York.
As a mentor to other vets, Army veteran Chuck Tyler attended the recent Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair at the Farm and Home Center in Lancaster not only for himself, but also to scout opportunities for other transitioning veterans.
“I’ve been looking for a long time.”
Area veterans of all ages, active military, and their families are urged to attend the Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair, a free, one-day event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill.
It’s been four years since Seven Valleys resident Carl Jones was discharged from the U.S. Army. Recently married and with a newly blended family to support, Jones attended April’s Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair in York in search of new opportunities.
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