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Thursday, August 30, 2012

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Jeff Henry of Charleston, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, (left) and Ric Faries of New Madrid, a veteran of the U.S. Army, discuss career options with Lois Soellner, who works in human resources for Ferguson Medical Group, during the fifth annual Veterans Job Fair Thursday at the VFW in Sikeston. The event featured 32 regional employers and was sponsored by Missouri Career Center-Sikeston, Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 317 and Show-Me Heroes.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Fifth annual veterans job fair has fair turnout, opens to public for first time

By Leonna Heuring

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Veterans and their spouses weighed their employment options while other job seekers were welcomed to join them later in the day during the fifth annual Veterans Job Fair Thursday at the VFW in Sikeston.

Featuring 32 regional employers, the job fair was sponsored by Missouri Career Center-Sikeston, Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 317 and Show-Me Heroes.

The event -- as it has always been -- was for veterans and spouses from 9:30 a.m. until noon Thursday, and for the first time, it also opened up to other job seekers later in the day from noon until 2 p.m.

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