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Plan sets goals to end veteran homelessness by 2015
BOSTON – Tuesday, March 12, 2013 – Lieutenant Governor Murray today announced the release of the Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness’ Integrated Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness Among Veterans. Joined by Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services Secretary Coleman Nee, Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Aaron Gornstein, officials from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness (ICHH) and veteran service providers, Lieutenant Governor Murray outlined the report prior to touring the New England Center for Homeless Veterans.
Read the Plan. Click below link to download or view (Adobe .pdf document).
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Job Fair Description
The Boston Red Sox are proud to host a Hiring our Heroes Opportunity Fair for all military job seekers from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2013.
This hiring event is conducted with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Massachusetts Committee, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR); JobNet Career Boston; and The Massachusetts Department of Labor and Workforce Development. This exclusive hiring fair is open ONLY to active duty military, veterans, members of the National Guard and reserve components, and military spouses. THERE IS NO COST TO ATTEND.
JOB-SEEKERS WHO PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT WILL BE ISSUED A COMPLIMENTARY GAME TICKET for the evening match-up between the Boston Red Sox and the Cleveland Indians. When checking in for this event, you will be given your admission ticket. While you are an honored guest at this sporting event, acceptance of this ticket means that you accept all of the terms of attendance at the game in accordance of the rules of Fenway Park. If attendance exceeds expectations, we cannot guarantee ticket availability, so register early!
YOU WILL BE ASKED TO PROVIDE PROOF OF MILITARY SERVICE, whether this be a VA benefits card, DD-214, active military ID, etc. Please make sure you bring this with you. If you bring a DD-214 or other paperwork that does not include a photo, please make sure you also bring photo ID.
Job-seeker registration and service verification will begin starting at 9:30 a.m. in advance of admission to the hiring fair. The hiring fair will run from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Please plan accordingly – you will not be able to stay at the venue between the time the hiring fair closes and the time the gates open for admission that night.
Are you a veteran/military spouse/service member looking to attend?
Are you an employer wanting to exhibit?Hiring Our Heroes is handling job seeker registration only. For this partnered event, employers must register through Travis Pollio, 617.226.6790 or [email protected]
Are you a non-profit, or veteran service agency wanting to exhibit?Hiring Our Heroes is handling job seeker registration only. For this partnered event, employers and other interested exhibitors must register through Travis Pollio, 617.226.6790 or [email protected]