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Veterans Invited to the Quad Cities Apprenticeship Job Fair


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Contact: Kerry Koonce: (515) 281-9646

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Veterans Invited to the Quad Cities Apprenticeship Job Fair

Des Moines, IA – An Apprenticeship Job Fair will be conducted on Friday, November 14th to present information regarding the opportunities available for Veterans.

This event will be held at Iowa Workforce Development located at 902 W. Kimberly Road from 10-3 p.m. This job fair will allow the veterans to meet directly with representatives in order to answer their questions regarding apprenticeships.

“It is a pleasure for us to be able to offer this opportunity to our Iowa veterans,” said Elisabeth Buck, director of Iowa Workforce Development. “This is an opportunity for veterans to build relationships with some exciting earn-as-you-learn programs.”

Representatives from the following building trades will attend: carpenters cement masons, chefs, electricians, insulators, iron workers, millwrights, painters, plumbers, R.I. arsenal manufacturing, and sheet metal.

Quad Cities Veterans Apprenticeship Job Fair
November 14th, 2008
Iowa Workforce Development
902 W. Kimberly Road
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Refreshments will be served

Registered Apprenticeship is a proven system for training employees in a variety of occupations that require a wide range of skills and knowledge. It is an ideal way for employers to build and maintain a skilled workforce.

For more information, contact Craig Norris at (563) 445-3219 or Lonnie Mason at (563) 445-3216.