American Legion, Chamber of Commerce to host Hiring Our Heroes job fair in nation’s capital

SOURCE: The American Legion

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Hiring Our Heroes – Washington, D.C., Hiring Fair and Networking Forum

WHO: More than 50 national and local employers with open positions will meet with veterans, servicemembers and their spouses who are seeking employment.

WHEN: Friday, February 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST. Workshops begin at 9:30 a.m. networking lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. Career Fair is from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE: The Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20009

JOB SEEKERS: Interested job seekers should register online at Veterans must provide proof of service.

MEDIA MEMBERS: Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. To register, media should email Brooke Prouty at

With a current membership of 2.2 million wartime veterans, The American Legion,, was founded in 1919 on the four pillars of a strong national security, veterans affairs, Americanism, and youth programs. Legionnaires work for the betterment of their communities through more than 13,000 posts across the nation.

American Legion media contacts: Henry Howard, 317-630-1289, 765-491-3545 (cell), .

SOURCE The American Legion

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