War Memorial Center hosts Job Fair for Veterans

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- More than 70 employers were on hand Thursday, March 7th for a job fair for veterans.

The Milwaukee Veterans Affairs Medical Center's biannual job fair was at the Milwaukee War Memorial.

They moved to a bigger location to accommodate more employers and job seekers.

Miller Coors and We Energies were just a couple of the employers looking to fill jobs.

Many job seekers saw this job fair as a great first step in getting back to work.

"A lot of good companies that are out here. Trucking as well as manufacturing, logistical,  social services and health care.  They have a number of different opportunities for people to work," Kate Varisco said.

The Milwaukee County Parks Department was also on hand. They recently announced a plan to hire 100 veterans for seasonal work.