List of Future Events

Description Event Location
Cincinnati Recruit Military Job Fair 05/24/2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Recruit Military is hosting an all veterans job fair in cooperation with leading corporations, news media, industry associations, veterans organizations and government agencies. Recruit Military has held 23 events in Cincinnati, drawing 7,353 attendees and 1,296 exhibitors. Over 125 job offers are generated per event on average. For more information & registration visit https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/cincinnati-veterans-job-fair-may-24-2018

Venue Details: TBD

 

TBD
 

Louisa County HBI Community Event 05/25/2018 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Event Louisa County Home Base Iowa Designation Event/Dedication of Freedom Rock

Date and Time: 

May 25th 11:00-11:45am

Attendees:

Iowa Workforce, Business Owners, Elected Officials, Veteran's Groups, and Community Members

Point of Contact:

Angela Shipley
Phone: 319-527-2371
Email: shipleya@iastate.edu

Timeline:

11:00 – 11:05  Presentation of colors
11:05– 11:10   Welcome: Louisa County Supervisor
11:10 – 11:15  HBI Director Jason Kemp
11:15 – 11:25  Speaker from freedom Rock
11:25 – 11:35  Closing remarks
 11:35 - 11:45  Cupcakes and punch

 

Freedom Rock/All Veterans Memorial, Grandview IA

Hwy 61 to exit Hwy 92 Washington/
Columbus Junction

 

Memorial Day Celebration at Fort Des Moines 05/28/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Please join us at the historic Fort Des Moines for a Memorial Day ceremony to commemorate the brave men and women who have died in our military service.

The program will begin at 10 a.m. with tours of the newly renovated Fort Des Moines Living to follow at 11:30 a.m.

Fort Des Moines Living
6908 Chaffee Road
Des Moines, IA 50315

Waffles for Warriors, Breakfast for Veterans Event 05/30/2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am

This event includes a hot breakfast of waffles, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice and milk, hygiene items, supplies, an informational booth of additional resources, community agency representatives and good company. This event is brought to you by Support Siouxland Soldiers. 

1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste. 102

Sioux City, IA 51104

Montgomery County HBI Community Event 05/30/2018 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm

Celebrate The Newest Home Base Iowa Community

Join us and recognize Montgomery County, including the communities of Red Oak, Stanton, Villisca and Elliott, as the newest HBI county/communities. Montgomery County will become the 81st Home Base Iowa Community.

Agenda:

5 Minutes:  Welcome, Dignitary Recognitions and Introduction by Mayor Bill Billings
15 Minutes:  U.S. Senator Joni Ernsts’ Congratulatory Remarks for her home county and Recognition of Retiring Commanding General Christopher Hughes of Fort Knox returning to his hometown of Red Oak
5 Minutes:  About Iowa’s HBI Program and State Incentives, Jason Kemp, HBI Program Manager 
5 Minutes:  Business Remarks by Shawnna Silvius, MCDC Director (Employers, Local Incentives)
5 Minutes:  Local Veteran Benefits and Closing Remarks, Veterans Affairs Director, Jerry Hansen Photos & Reception

Contact Information:                                                                          

Name:  Shawnna Silvius, Executive Director, MCDC or April Hughes, Iowa Works
Phone: 712.370.6323 / 641.344.5983

 

Red Oak’s Historic Downtown, Fountain Square Park, near Veteran Monuments on the northeast corner of the square.

                                                     

Colorado Springs Recruit Military Job Fair 05/31/2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Recruit Military is hosting an all veterans job fair in cooperation with leading corporations, news media, industry associations, veterans organizations and government agencies. Recruit Military has held 4 events in Colorado Springs, drawing 1,340 attendees and 158 exhibitors. Over 125 job offers are generated per event on average. For more information & registration visit https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/colorado-springs-veterans-job-fair-may-31-2018#venue

Venue Details: TBD

 

TBD

 

 

Fort Riley Networking Event 06/04/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Ft Riley Employment Networking Event 

We invite your company to come out and participate in the awesome event.  The cost is FREE and there is NO REGISTRATION required.  This time is set aside for transitioning Soldiers to meet with Employers. 

This event will be held on 04 June 2018, from 1300-1430, building 212, room 218 Custer Ave, Fort Riley, KS 66442. Gate access passes are required please plan to arrive about 30 minutes early with your pass to retain an access pass. To sign up for this event and obtain gate pass documents please contact Mrs. Washington at the number below.  Thank you all and have a great day!

Point of Contact        

Sharone Washington

Transition Readiness Liaison (KS)

SFLTAP, Fort Riley Bldg 212, Rm 212 Custer Ave.

Fort Riley, KS 66442

O: (785)239-9621

Sharone.m.washington.ctr@mail.mil

Fort Riley, Kansas 66442

 

Honoring All Who Served BBQ - Support Siouxland Soldiers Event 06/05/2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Support Siouxland Soliders invites all Siouxland veterans and military families to this event. This free event includes a BBQ supper, groceries, clothing items, supplies and resource fair. Please provide proof of military service. 

Long Lines Rec.

401 Gordon Dr.

Sioux City, IA 51102

Veteran Hiring Event (Grinnell, IA) 06/06/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

This even is open to all veterans, service members, and families of veterans. 

For questions regarding the event please contact:

Iowa Valley Community College - Grinnell

123 6th Avenue

Grinnell, IA 50112

Opportunities in Manufacturing Lunch and Learn 06/07/2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Active-duty and former military personnel interested in learning about career opportunities in manufacturing are invited to a free lunch-and-learn at Accumold, Inc. This event is sponsored by Operation Middle Ground, a local nonprofit committed to providing resources to military veterans and their families coping with post traumatic stress. R.S.V.P. to Becky Dirks at becky.dirks@operationmiddleground.org or call 319.239.7599. 

 

Accumold, Inc. 1711 SE Oralabor Road, Ankeny.