August 08, 2013
you know that last year 51,965 Illinois veterans were
We can and must do better in helping America's heroes find
good paying jobs.
Next week, Congressman Aaron
Schock and I will host an Illinois Veterans Employment and Resource
Fair to give veterans new opportunities and resources for finding
a job. Below are the details:
Wednesday, August 14th from 9:00am to
WHERE: Bradley University Renaissance Coliseum, 1600 West Main
Street, Peoria, Illinois
WHAT: The Central
Illinois Veterans Employment and Resource Fair will
Job Fair: Participants will have the
opportunity to meet one-on-one with more than 80 of the area�s top
Fair: VA representatives will meet with participants to discuss
resources available to veterans, help them sign up for benefits, and
assist them in initiating claims. More than 30 organizations will also
be at the Resources Fair with information on the services that they
Workshops: Veterans will have the opportunity to learn more about
relevant topics. From "Resume and Interview Skills" to "Understanding the
Claims Process," experts will be available for classroom-style
For a list of
participating employers, agencies, and veteran service organizations, .
Please join me in spreading
the word about the upcoming Illinois Veterans Employment and Resource
Fair to your friends and fellow veterans. We owe nothing less
to those who served and sacrificed for our freedom.
you�d like to learn more about my work in the Senate co-chairing the
bipartisan Veterans Jobs Caucus, .
I look forward to seeing you next
Very Truly Yours,