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Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair Returning to Capital Area in August

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July 06, 2018
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.
 
Presented by OLP Events, the Veterans’ Expo will connect transitioning and retired military members with the benefits and resources available to them through local businesses and organizations.
 
Exhibitors represented will include community service providers, healthcare professionals, VA benefits counselors, education/training providers and business startup assistance, as well as businesses covering everything from home improvement, legal services and finance to retirement living and insurance.
 
The U.S. Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs will have a Veterans Outreach Van at the Expo, offering veterans and their families direct access to benefits information, and Barber Styling Institute will offer attendees free haircuts.
 
In addition, the Job Fair is an opportunity for veterans and transitioning military to meet face-to-face with employers to discuss available positions.
 
Job seekers can also visit the Resource Center for advice on resume writing and veteran-owned small businesses, as well as employment counseling, financial services for veterans and other helpful information for translating their military careers to civilian opportunities.
 
Sponsors include Disabled American Veterans, DMP Solutions, Pennsylvania State Headquarters VFW, Vibra Health Plan and WHTM abc27.
 
For more information on the Veterans Expo & Job Fair, call (717) 285-1350 or visit www.veteransexpo.com.