HIRING OUR HEROS COMES TO COLUMBIA MARCH 6

COLUMBIA, SC – The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to help sponsor the Hiring Our Heroes event on Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2012.  The one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair will take place from 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at MG Robert. B. Solomon Center located at 6510 Strom Thurmond Blvd., Fort Jackson. The event is for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, Guard and Reserve members and eligible spouses.

Employers and job seekers must pre-register for FREE at HoH.GreatJob.net. Job seekers attending the fair are urged to upload their resume prior to the event, as it will be distributed to employers the week of the hiring fair.

Hiring Our Heroes is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment & Training Service (DOL VETS), Fort Jackson, The Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP), South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce Veterans Services (SCDEW), South Carolina National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve, South Carolina Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces, Army Community Services, FN Manufacturing, WACH Fox and the State Media Company.

If you’d like to learn more about the Hiring Our Heroes national program click here.

If you need assistance registering, please email hiringourheroes@uschamber.com.

To volunteer at the event visit the Columbia Chamber website.

To become a member or to learn more about the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, as well as its events, programs and initiatives, visit www.ColumbiaChamber.com. You can also visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ColumbiaChamber.

About the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of 1,500 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals in Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Newberry and Richland counties. The Columbia Chamber serves as the voice of its members and the business community at large on matters of economic, educational, social, cultural and political concern, as well as supports and promotes the success of its members through networking, professional development, advocacy and leadership. The organization has represented the interests of the local business community since 1902.

To become a member or to learn more about the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, as well as its events, programs and initiatives, visit http://www.ColumbiaChamber.com.

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