I was watching MSNBC this morning (as I do many mornings) and they kept mentioning a movement by our US Chamber of Commerce called “Hiring Our Heroes.” So I looked it up – some really cool stuff. You can read more by clicking HERE.
I am thankful for those companies that recognize the transferable skills our veterans have to offer. And, there are job programs specifically designed for veterans offered by Capital One and Toyota – really neat initiatives. Thanks to both of those companies for their dedication to our hometown heroes!
As you likely know, HCC serves a lot of veterans in our housing programs. Our veterans have been chronically homeless and have a disability, but some can work part-time. It’s not easy, in this economy, to find employment for them – but we have some amazing partners who work with us to help with that and other resources.
We have had a partnership with Pendery’s, a local spice company, who has utilized our veterans in their labor force during the holiday season …