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VA Western New York Healthcare System


A Successful First Day for Veteran Open House And Job Fair

Julie Snodgrass, human resource specialist, speaks with a Veteran about job opportunities.

Julie Snodgrass, human resources specialist at VA Western New York Healthcare System, speaks with a Veteran about job opportunities available at VA medical centers in upstate New York.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The Department of Veterans Affairs had a successful first day for their Open House and Job Fair being held at the Cobo Center in Detroit Michigan from June 26 - 28, 2012.

Close to 7,000 Veterans registered to attend the three day event that includes a hiring fair for Veterans, assistance in enrolling in VA health care and small business training event for Veteran owned businesses.  

More than 200 employers are attending the Veteran Hiring Fair offering over 24,000 public and private sector job opportunities.

Veterans are receiving face to face assistance in enrolling in VA health care and filing benefits claims.

The Small Business training event gives Veteran owned businesses the opportunity to make contact with over 500 government representatives from 19 federal and 12 state agencies.



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