HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce announced its 2013 Annual Military Job Fair Tuesday.
Veronica Hurd with the VPCC said the job fair, scheduled for Aug. 1, aims to help people who have served in the military find jobs.
The job fair attracts both those who need to be hired and those who are looking to hire workers with a military background. Potential employees who wish to attend are asked to register free of charge at the event's website and arrive at the venue in business attire with a resume.
Companies looking to hire and wishing to be an exhibitor at the event should contact the VPCC through the event's website or call Katie Wiggin at 757-325-8162. Groups or people who simply wish to sponsor the event can contact the VPCC as well.
The job fair was put together by the VPCC's Military Affairs Council, the Military Family Support Center Employment Programs and the Virginia Employment Commission.
The event will take place that the Hampton Roads Convention Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A company has been hired to complete the repairs to the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on the Outer Banks, but how long those repairs will take remains unknown.
Drivers traveling between Hatteras Island and the mainland were forced to use an emergency ferry Wednesday, following the sudden closure of the Bonner Bridge Tuesday.
State officials say construction on a new Bonner Bridge has been delayed for years because of a legal battle with an environmental group.