Career and benefit fair open to all service members, vets, families

The following is a news release from the Oregon Military Department:

All service members, veterans and their families are invited to attend a 90-day Yellow Ribbon Career and Benefits Fair event sponsored by the Oregon National Guard’s Joint Transition Assistance Program, March 10, at Cascade Hall on the Salem Fairgrounds, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The career and benefits fair will include major employers, local businesses, trade schools, community colleges, universities, benefits information providers, career counseling, internship programs, apprenticeships and more. 

Suzanne DeLaurentiis, producer and president of Suzanne DeLaurentiis Productions, will be the guest speaker at the event.  DeLaurentiis is a previous recipient of the Oregon National Guard Commendation Medal for honoring and helping Oregon Soldiers by raising awareness about their sacrifices though film and other outlets.

"It has always been my passion to help these brave men and women who have sacrificed so much to keep our country free," she said.   "It's important that we take care of them when they come home."