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    Military Families Job Fair

    Date: July 24, 2013, 9:00am – 3:00pm
    SHRM Berks Chapter, Reading Eagle, Berks Veterans Affairs & HERO2HIRE Program
    Berks Agricultural Center
    County Welfare Rd, Leesport
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    Dear SHRM Chapter 179 Members,

    Our local chapter - along with the Reading Eagle, Heros2Hire (ESGR)and Berks County Veterans Affairs - is sponsoring the first ever Berks County Military Family Job Fair being held on Wednesday, July 24th from 0830 to 1500hrs at the Berks County Agricultural Center.    There is no cost to register for this event; tables, chairs, electric and morning/lunch refreshments will be provided.

    Historically, members of our military are a sound bet for any workplace when taking into consideration the skills and experience they offer in the areas of leadership, accountability, education, understanding diversity, calm under pressure, “can do” attitude, punctuality, physically fit, and possessing a global perspective.

    This is the first Military Family Job Fair in Berks County.  Many area employers will participate.  Workshops will also be offered focusing on the key skills necessary to enter the work force.  We are excited that SHRM Chapter 179 is playing a major role in helping veterans, active duty, Guard & Reserve personnel and their families transfer to civilian careers, find gainful employment, or seek a change in in their current career.

    If you want your company to improve productivity by hiring “VETS”, please join us at the Military Family Job Fair by emailing Wendy Button ( to register for the event.  Please submit your registration quickly as booths are filling up as interest for the event grows.  Deadline for registration is July 8th.

    See you at the Military Families Job Fair!


    __________________                    _____________________                       ____________________

    Audra Donato                                    Steve Pradon                                  Robert Orzechowski, MBA, SPHR

    SHRM President                               Veterans Job Fair                           Co-Chair Veterans 

                                                                Chairperson                                       Job Fair


    CLICK HERE for an informative article from the Institute for Veterans and Military Families titled "The Business Case for Hiring a Veteran:  Beyond the Cliches"