Hiring Our Heroes met in Montgomery July 14, 2015. The career fair was a success in matching veterans with potential jobs. The job fair in Montgomery had forty three employers and thirty two confirmed hires. There was one hundred eighty one job seekers there looking for an opportunity to work for a good company. Nationwide program designed to help veterans Hiring Our Heroes in addition to Veterans2Construction helps transition service members and military spouses to careers. Hiring Our Heroes has been helping veterans for over four years. For more information on Hiring Our Heroes go to www.hiringourheroes.org or contact the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.