Event to Include More than 45 Employers with Jobs Available
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s National Chamber Foundation will host “Hiring Our Heroes – Fort Collins,” a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses. More than 45 employers are expected to participate with jobs available for veterans and military spouses of all ranks and levels of experience. Companies range from America's biggest employers to dozens of small companies from across the state.

Since its launch in March 2011, Hiring Our Heroes has held more than 300 hiring fairs nationwide, helping more than 10,400 veterans and military spouses find employment. Thursday’s event in Fort Collins is also part of “Hiring 500,000 Heroes,” a national campaign announced by the U.S. Chamber, National Chamber Foundation, and Capital One to engage the business community in committing to hire 500,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014.

WHAT: Hiring Our Heroes – Fort Collins, CO
WHEN: Thursday, October 25, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MDT
WHERE: Hilton Fort Collins
425 West Prospect Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526

Interested job seekers should register for free at hoh.greatjob.net. Walk-in job seekers are allowed (veterans must provide military ID).

Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. To register, e-mail bgoettel@uschamber.com or call 202-463-5961.

This hiring event is being held in partnership with the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment & Training Service (DOL VETS), Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, and other local partners.

The National Chamber Foundation (NCF), a non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is dedicated to identifying and fostering public debate on emerging critical issues. They provide business and government leaders with insight and resources to address tomorrow's challenges.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

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