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Job resource fair for vets set
Jobs resource fair for veterans scheduled
Rappahannock Goodwill Industries is partnering with the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program and U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman’s office to present the Veteran’s Employment Resource Fair on Aug. 21. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Mary Washington’s Stafford County campus off U.S. 17.
Bill Janis, deputy commissioner of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, will be the keynote speaker, and Wittman will also speak. Veterans and their spouses can participate in various job-help workshops, speak with employers, get veteran ID cards and more. Attendees are encouraged to bring their résumé. Additional information is at FredGoodwill.org/veterans.