CHINCOTEAGUE — The Hiring Our Heroes Veterans job fair will be held at Nandua High School, 26350 Lankford Highway in Onley on Friday, June 29, from 9 a.m- 2 p.m.
The job fair for is veterans, active duty military, members of National Guard and Reserve and military spouses.
This will be a one-of-a-kind free hiring event for both employers and job-seekers.
Employer must register for free at HoH.GreatJob.net.
Job seekers also need to register there to guarantee admission. Walks-in welcome but space not guaranteed.
Workshops for job seekers will be held the morning of the fair.
This hiring event is being conducted in partnership by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Legion, the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce, the Easter Shore Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia Employment Commission, the Department of Labor’s Veterans Employment and Training Service, the Virginia Committee of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, NBC News and other local partners.
On Tuesday, July 3, the Chincoteague Post 159 bar and executive committee will meet at 7 p.m. in the upper meeting room at the Legion post.
On Wednesday, July 4, Chincoteague Post 159 will hold a fundraising pig roast at the post from noon-6 p.m.
Barbecue pork platters including cole slaw and baked beans will sell for $7.
Barbecue pork sandwiches with slaw will sell for $4. Come and support the Legion’s efforts to support our veterans and the local community.
On Tuesday, July 10, the Legionnaires of Post 159 will hold their regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the main hall.
Also on Tuesday, July 10, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 159 will hold its regularly monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the upper meeting room.
On Thursday, July 12, the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 159 will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the upper meeting room.
On Saturday, July 14, Chincoteague Post 159 will be serving a breakfast buffet from 8-10 a.m.
Also, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 159 will hold a bake sale concurrently with the breakfast buffet.