Veterans job fair held in Co-op City

A Co-op City job and resource fair looked to give veterans a helping hand Wednesday.

The job fair was hosted by Councilman Andy King.

The job fair was hosted by Councilman Andy King. (3/18/15)

THE BRONX - A Co-op City job and resource fair looked to give veterans a helping hand Wednesday.

The job fair was hosted by Councilman Andy King.

There were 15 organizations on hand at the Dreiser Loop Community Center to provide veterans with employment opportunities, resources and support.

According to the New York State Department of Labor, unemployment for veterans remains stagnant at 5 percent.

Councilman King says that the event is important because the men and women who return back from service need to be able to provide for themselves and their families.

Those who hosted the job and resource fair say that it’s a token of their appreciation for the veterans who sacrificed so much.

Companies at the event included J.P. Morgan Chase, the New York State Department of Labor and Black Veterans Social Justice Inc.

More on this topic

2015 Veterans Job and Resource Fair

Wednesday, March 18
10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
177 Dreiser Loop, Auditorium, in Co-op City, Bronx

For more information : 718-684-5509

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 1 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
Video: President Trump's inauguaration speech 2 Video: President Trump's inauguration speech
Witnesses say someone tried to snatch a baby 3 Witness: Suspect attempts to abduct baby from stroller
Protesters gather on the National Mall for the 4 Protesters gather for Women's March on Washington
Testimony continued Friday in the departmental trial of 5 NYPD officer who shot, killed BX teen testifies in department trial

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE