Hickory – A Veterans Job Fair will be held next Wednesday, November 8, from 9am to 12 noon, there will be an opening ceremony at 8:45am. The fair is sponsored by Catawba County Chamber Of Commerce and Catawba Economic Development Corporation.

This event is at no charge to the Veterans, job seekers, employers and partners.  It will be held at Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1960 13th Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC, 28602.

In honor of our Veterans and in recognition for their service, this will be open only to Veterans, prior military, active military, and their family members for the 1st hour, then open to all job seekers.

We have 36 registered Veteran friendly employers with over 500 verified local job openings, in almost every field. We have openings in government, law enforcement, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, warehouse, furniture, customer service, professional, medical, correctional and more.  We have five partner organizations to assist Veterans and other job seekers.

For preregistration, and more information, please go to NCWorks, www.ncworks.gov, job order #10759457.