Calling All Veterans: Free Resource Fair Thursday

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veteran-dog-tagsIf you are a Veteran, you will want to attend this free Veterans’ Resource Fair on Thursday, May 21, 2009, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Veterans Park, 101 E. 28th St., Long Beach, CA 9080. The Fair, hosted by the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network, Employment Development Department, and US Vets will provide a great opportunity for military veterans and their families to obtain information about local community resources.

“We hope that all Veterans, including those recently separated, will attend this Thursday to receive valuable information on resources and job opportunities,” said Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster. “This is our opportunity to say thank you to all those who have served this great country.”

Veterans Blas Villalobos and Danielle Fulcher, Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, Vice Mayor Val Lerch, City of Long Beach Councilmembers Gerrie Schipske, Dee Andrews, Tonia Reyes Uranga, and Phil Lawrence, Veteran and CEO of Superior Grocers, will honor Veterans at a Special Ceremony beginning at 10:00 am. Several non-profit organizations and community service providers will offer veterans valuable information, resources and job opportunities.

For further information, call (562) 570-4558 or (562) 570-3673.

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