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Veterans Hiring Event Nov. 8

Hiring Red, White and You

On Nov. 8, the  2018 Hiring Red, White, and You! Job Fair will be held simultaneously in 29 cities throughout the state of Texas. Two local cities, Brownsville and Mission, will host the veterans hiring fair, connecting veterans and their spouses with employers who are seeking veterans’ exceptional skills. The Cameron County fair takes place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Brownsille Event Center, 1 Event Center. Mission is host to…

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Boots to Business Reboot Comes to Pharr

Veterans of all eras (service-members, including members of the National Guard and Reserves) and their spouses are invited to Boots to Business Reboot, a free two-day entrepreneur training program June 29 in Pharr. The two-step training program provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation. Participants also gain knowledge of the components of a business plan, as well as a practical exercise in opportunity recognition. In addition,…

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Upcoming Expo Services Area Veterans

STC Veterans Expo

The Office of Veterans Affairs at South Texas College will host a Mid-Valley Veterans Expo April 25, consisting of area vendors distributing information of the benefits and services available to veterans in the community. Vendors at the expo will assist veterans with applying for grants. Fund utilization options include rent, utilities and daycare for children, as well as tuition assistance and transportation. Organizations attending will provide a wide range of services. These…

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TWC Site Aids Veterans in Employment

Texas Operation Welcome Home

Site features services for military veterans and spouses The Texas Workforce Commission is now offering its Texas Operation Welcome Home web portal to better meet the employment needs of transitioning service members, recently separated veterans and military spouses. The portal includes information and web links to several employment and training initiatives for veterans and employers. The web portal includes online registration for the “We Hire Vets” employer recognition program. Through the program,…

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STC Veterans Expo

Expo for veterans consists of area vendors distributing information on benefits and services available to veterans. Assistance will be available to veterans in applying for grants that they can use towards rent, utilities and daycare for children, as well as tuition assistance and transportation. Read more at “STC Hosts Veterans Expos Next Week.”

STC Veterans Expo

Expo for veterans consists of area vendors distributing information on benefits and services available to veterans. Assistance will be available to veterans in applying for grants that they can use towards rent, utilities and daycare for children, as well as tuition assistance and transportation. Read more at “STC Hosts Veterans Expos Next Week.”

STC Hosts Veterans Expos Next Week

STC hosts its Veterans Expo Nov. 15 and Nov. 16, providing information on benefits and services available to veterans. (photo STC)

Informational event for students and public The Office of Veterans Affairs at South Texas College will host Veterans Expos Nov. 15 at the Mid Valley Campus and Nov. 16 at the Technology Campus. The expo consists of area vendors distributing information on benefits and services available to veterans. Assistance will be available to veterans in applying for grants that they can use towards rent, utilities and daycare for children, as…

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Boots to Business Reboot

National Small Business Week 2017

Free two-day entrepreneur training program offered by the SBA Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office for all service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserves. For more information, see Boots to Business Reboot Offers Veteran Training  

Veterans Make Big Economic Impact

National Veteran's Week

As a veteran, the celebration of Veteran’s Day is near and dear to my heart. Veteran’s Day also reminds me of the many veterans using their military and leadership skills to serve their communities through entrepreneurship and job creation. We just celebrated National Veterans Small Business Week, a reminder that veteran entrepreneurs are a driving force in our economy. Nearly one in every 10 American businesses today is owned by…

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