www.thevalley.net

www.thevalley.net

(Sherman Oaks, Calif.) – The Valley Economic Alliance along with the California Employment Development Department  is hosting the 9th annual largest veteran job fair of its kind in Los Angeles County on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel located at 21850 Oxnard Street, Woodland Hills, CA from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Over 1,500 veterans from our local military bases who have returned from active duty will have the opportunity to meet face to face with more than 90 quality employers from a wide assortment of industries.  Some of the employers will be interviewing and hiring candidates on the spot providing veterans the opportunity to fill more than 1,500 confirmed job openings.   Industries include manufacturing, retail, healthcare, banking, construction and engineering.

“Events like the “Honor a Hero-Hire a Veteran” Job & Resource Fair, which connects Los Angeles and Ventura Counties’ talented workers with employers looking to hire, are a critical part of The Valley Economic Alliance’s efforts to strengthen our economy and support a stronger workforce”, Kenn Phillips, Vice President.  “The Honor a Hero-Hire a Veteran” Job & Resource Fair will also provide our veterans , who have bravely sacrificed in defense of our freedom and have considerable talent and unique skills that will strengthen our civilian workforce and our economy.  I want to thank our veterans for their service, as well as California Employment Development Department and the participating businesses for their efforts to build a stronger, more innovative San Fernando Valley.

Premier sponsors include Bank of America and Wells Fargo Bank.  Sponsors also include Aerojet Rocketdyne, CallSource, Glendale Community College, Woodbury University,  Economic & Workforce Development Department (EWDD),  Galpin Motors, MAXIMUS, Penske Motor Group, Republic Services, Walmart, Child Care Resource Center, Concorde Career College and New Horizons Computer Learning Center.  Media sponsors include Daily News, Business Life and the San Fernando Sun

For online information go to http://thevalley.net/hahhav

About The Valley Economic Alliance

The Valley Economic Alliance (VEA) is a non-profit economic development organization founded in 1994 to connect businesses with the resources and leadership of the San Fernando Valley.  Its mission is to strengthen the economy and improve the quality of life in the Valley’s five-city region: Burbank, Calabasas, Glendale, Los Angeles and San Fernando. VEA provides free professional business assistance, workforce training, networking opportunities and information resources.

Visit www.thevalley.net or call (818) 379-7000 for more information.