(NASHVILLE, Tenn.), September 18, 2015 — State Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) today encouraged local veterans who are looking for employment opportunities to attend the state’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s “Paychecks for Patriots” hiring event. The free job fair will be held on Thursday, October 1 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Tennessee Army National Guard located at 1402 East Carroll Street in Tullahoma.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for our veterans who are looking for employment opportunities to meet employers who are looking to hire military-grade, full-time employees,” said Senator Bowling. “Our Department of Labor and Workforce Development will have more than 200 vet-friendly employers who are looking to hire them. I hope this event will be tremendously successful for veterans and employers alike.”
Veterans can register and view a full list of participating employers online at: http://tn.gov/workforce/article/tn-paychecks-for-patriots.
“I am very pleased to see an emphasis on helping our veterans find employment,” added Bowling. “Those who defend our freedom are very deserving and I congratulate the department for putting this event together to help them.”