Maine Hire-a-Vet event is Aug. 29 in Augusta

AUGUSTA — The Maine Hire-A-Vet campaign kickoff and hiring fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive.
More than 230 employers have signed up to attend, organizers said. The event is free and open to the public.
Last year’s event boosted 289 employers and Veteran Resource providers with jobs in every county of Maine, organizers said. More than 500 job seekers and veerans attended.
Partners in the Maine Department of Labor hiring fair are Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Service, Employment Support Program, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, Transition Assistance Advisors, Easterseals Mainem Boots2Roots and Veterans Count.
For more information, contact Steven Roy, campaign coordinator MaineHireAVet, DOL@maine.gov. TTY users call Maine Relay 711.