Veterans Hiring Event To Be Held In Conjunction With American Freedom Festival

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

The first annual Veterans Hiring Event  will be held in conjunction with the American Freedom Festival Washington presented by SKYDEX and CareerBuilder from 9am – 3pm Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 at the Patriot Center at George Mason University in Fairfax.  This first time event will bring together major companies from throughout the Washington National Capitol Region to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our veterans.  Attending veterans will have the chance to talk with employers, submit qualifications, and even participate in job interviews on the spot.  Attendance at the  Veterans Hiring Event is free and open to veterans and active duty military.

Security Financial, TRAX International, NJVC, Northrop Grumman, Accenture and Microsoft are answering the call of supporting our veterans by being the first to sign up to participate in the Veterans Hiring Event.  In addition, the Veterans Administration (VA), U.S. Office of Personnel Management Veterans Services, Department of Defense Civilian Personnel Management System, Department of Labor and Department of Energy have all stepped up to participate and make veterans aware of services available to them.

At 7:30pm , the American Freedom Festival Washington will kick off with a major concert featuring tributes to our military, presentations and a  performance by multi- platinum rock band, Daughtry.  This concert honors our veterans and the men and women of America’s armed forces while benefiting various organizations that serve and support veterans, active duty military, wounded warriors and their families throughout the country.

For information about the Veterans Hiring  Event , including sponsorships and other participation opportunities, please call Jim Hatch of MarCom Group at 703-218-1600.

For more information, please visit www.americanfreedomfoundation.org or www.patriotcenter.com.

Concert Ticket Information: Tickets for the American Freedom Festival at the Patriot Center on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7:30pm are $39.50, $69.50, $89.50 and $139.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are on sale now.  Tickets are available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Patriot Center box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT (7328), 202-397-SEAT, (7328), 410-547-SEAT (7328) or 800-551-SEAT (7328). Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 703-993-3035.

Military Tickets:  Military tickets will be available at a discount through the Patriot Center box office and ITT/ITR offices at the following locations:

Annapolis                                                                                       Anacostia Annex

ITT Office (Attn: Erin Baki)                                                               Nathaniel Roach, ITT Manager
89 Benning Road                                                                                  Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
NDW East Annapolis Naval Station                                                 12 Brookley Avenue
Annapolis, MD  21401-1119                                                                Washington, D.C.  20032
TEL: 410-293-9210                                                                              TEL:  202-433-2269                                    

 

Fort Belvoir                                                                                   OSD/JS Welfare & Recreation             

Mr. Ryan Moran, Com Ctr Mgr                                                         Ms. Lee Wheeler, Office Manager
Building No. 1200, Taylor Road                                                        OSD/JS Welfare & Recreation
Community Club)                                                                                1155 Defense, The Pentagon, Room 1B843
Fort Belvoir, Va.  22060  Washington, D.C.  20301-1155           TEL: 703-695-5338
TEL: 703-805-4382 or 3714                                                                  
 

Air Force Recreation Services

Ms. Debbie Snyder
1295 Air Force Pentagon, Room 5E932
Washington, D.C. 20330-1205
[email protected]
TEL: 703-697-4410

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