Virginia Department of Veterans Services And Virginia Western Community College Hosting Veteran-Employer Connection & Military Resource Fair April 27 In Roanoke
Military veterans, transitioning service members and their family members interested in employment opportunities are invited and encouraged to attend the Veteran-Employer Connection & Military Family Resource Fair, Thursday, April 27, 2023 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Virginia Western Community College (VWCC).
Co-hosted by VWCC and the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) Virginia Values Veterans (V3) program, the Resource Fair will be held in Room 208 in VWCC’s Center for Science and Health Professions, 3094 Colonial Avenue, SW, Roanoke, Va. 24015. There is no cost to attend the Resource Fair, but pre-registration is encouraged.
“This Resource Fair is a great way for our military and veteran community in Southwestern Virginia to network with many of our Virginia Values Veterans (V3) partner employers and other state and federal resources to enhance their careers in the civilian world,” said Meagan Altizer, V3 Membership Manager for Southwest Virginia. “Also onsite will be DVS Veteran Service Representatives from our benefits and family services staffs. Bottom line, the personal contacts and other information available at the Fair will be invaluable. So, all veterans should plan to attend.”
For more information and to register to attend the Veteran-Employer Connection & Military Family Resource Fair, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/veteran-employer-connection-military-family-resource-fair-tickets-558184915107.
About the Virginia Department of Veterans Services
The Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) is a state government agency with more than 40 locations across the Commonwealth of Virginia. DVS traces its history to 1928 and the establishment of the Virginia War Service Bureau to assist Virginia’s World War I veterans. Today, DVS assists veterans and their families in filing claims for federal veterans benefits;provides veterans and family members with linkages to services including behavioral healthcare, housing, employment, education, and other programs. The agency operates four long-term care facilities offering in-patient skilled nursing care, Alzheimer’s/memory care, and short-term rehabilitation for veterans; and provides an honored final resting place for veterans and their families at three state veterans cemeteries. It operates the Virginia War Memorial, the Commonwealth’s tribute to Virginia’s men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice from World War II to the present. For more information, please visit www.dvs.virginia.gov.
About the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program
More than 2,100 businesses, state and local government agencies, and educational institutions are part of the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program. These employers have hired more than 100,000 veterans since the program’s inception in 2012. Part of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS), the V3 Program helps employers develop and implement long-term strategies and nationally recognized best practices in recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans. For more information, please visit www.dvsV3.com.