2017 Annual E-Report 2017 Annual E-Report - Page 15

6TH ANNUAL HIRING RED, WHITE & YOU! STATEWIDE HIRING FAIR Statewide Hiring Fair In honor of Veterans Day, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Veterans Commission and Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) hosted the 6th Annual Hiring Red, White & You! Statewide Hiring Fair for local veterans, services members and their spouses on November 9th at the Sunrise Mall and Career Center. Over 500 job seekers attended with more than 80 employers pursuing workers in their prospective industries. Our proof of performance - many people left the job fair with jobs! We sincerely thank all of our staff, employers and community partners who made this annual event successful. 193 VETERANS ATTENDED 80+ 535 EMPLOYERS TOTAL JOB SEEKERS 3,740 RECEIVED PRIORITY OF SERVICE IN 2017 WFSCB appreciates and values the service of our nation’s veterans and considers it a privilege to help them and their families enter or return to the workforce as quickly as possible. 14