Job fair targets military veterans - - Jackson, MS

Job fair targets military veterans

YAZOO CITY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Entergy Mississippi is teaming up with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's "Hiring Our Heroes" nationwide campaign to hire more military veterans.

In association with the Mississippi Governor's Job Fair Network, an event was held at the National Guard Armory in Yazoo City Tuesday. 

Dozens of companies were on hand at the job fair that was open to the public. 

The campaign hopes to connect some 100,000 veterans with job opportunities. 

Since March of 2011, "Hiring Our Heroes" has hosted 130 hiring fairs in 45 states and the District of Columbia. 

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