HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Women’s Business Center of North Alabama has partnered with Still Serving Veterans and Redstone Federal Credit Union to host the Empowering Our Veterans: Entrepreneurship & Employment job fair today (Friday, May 17.)
The event is at Redstone Federal Credit Union Technology Center, located at 220 Wynn Drive in Huntsville.
Empowering Our Veterans is a full-day training & networking event designed to serve the needs of 3 distinct groups:
- Veterans, transitioning active-duty service members, and their spouses seeking to start or to grow a business
- Veterans, transitioning active-duty service members, and their spouses seeking employment opportunities
- Employers seeking resources & relevant guidelines for recruiting, hiring and managing a veteran workforce.
The afternoon business expo and job fair gives all attendees the opportunity to put their new skills to use right away. Last year’s event trained 120 professionals, including 60 veterans, 27 service-disabled veterans and 3 reservist/national guard members.
Here is the schedule of events:
8:30am – Registration
9am-12pm – Workshops & Resume Critiques
12pm-1pm – Luncheon & Keynote Speaker
1pm-3pm – Business Expo & Career Fair
To reserve an exhibit booth for this event, view the registration form here: Empowering Veterans Exhibitors Contract