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November 16, 2012

Re: 2012 Hiring Our Heroes – Veterans Rebuild New Jersey

“Hiring Our Heroes” Employment Fair Scheduled for November 27, 2012 in Toms River NJ

Dear Mayor:

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, The State Chamber of Commerce, ESGR and The American Legion has asked us to let you know about an accelerated scheduled Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) job fair. This is part of a nationwide effort to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment.   This expedited job fair will focus specifically on quick-fill opportunities available in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. We are recruiting employers specializing in all aspects of building, construction, clean-up and hauling, inspection and demolition.

The hiring event is being hosted by The American Legion, George P. Vanderveer, Post 129 in Toms River, NJ.  It will be conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, ESGR, and The American Legion, and supported by Helmets To Hardhats the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA) the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD), the Veterans Administration and other local partners.  Veterans and their spouses are encouraged to take advantage of this event, on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Legion Post 129, 2025 Church Rd., Toms River NJ.  Other veteran related agencies and organizations will be available to provide veterans with additional information regarding their state and federal benefits.

Veteran job seekers and employers should go to to register.  Employers must have current job openings, and must register.   If you need assistance registering, please contact us at  

Please get this information out as soon as possible. Thanks for all your support for this effort.

Very truly yours,

William G. Dressel, Jr.
Executive Director




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