Friday, November 11, 2016

We honor all who served! #VeteransDay

Nancy Dischinat, Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Workforce Development Board, Inc.

Yesterday the Lehigh Valley Workforce Development Board, Inc.. PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley in partnership with Academics for Veterans (A’s for Vets) hosted the 2016 Veterans Employment and Education Fair.

Veterans and family members from across the Lehigh Valley attended the fair held at 555 Union Blvd in  Allentown.  This was an opportunity for veterans to meet with representatives face to face and discuss opportunities available.
Veterans and family members were able to:

  • Meet with recruiters from a variety of businesses 
  • Meet with representatives from higher education institutions in the Lehigh Valley
  • Network with other local veterans
  • Learn more about resources available

We were happy to host the following employers, high education and service providers
Employers.  We want to thank these organizations for hiring and inspiring our veterans.

  • B Braun 
  • C&S Wholesalers 
  • Cintas 
  • Continental Corp. 
  • Crayola 
  • Creative Kids Club 
  • Delta T Group 
  • Dempsey 
  • Diakon Lutheran Ministries 
  • Dixie-Georgia Pacific 
  • FedEx Ground –Breinigsville/Bethlehem 
  • Follett Ice 
  • Genco 
  • Jurin Roofing 
  • Kids Peace 
  • Kistler O’Brien 
  • Klover 
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network 
  • Lehigh Valley Phantoms 
  • MC2 
  • Millwood 
  • Muhlenberg College 
  • Nestle Purina 
  • PA State Liquor Control Board 
  • Phillips Pet 
  • Pitt Ohio 
  • RR Donnelley 
  • SSRS 
  • St. Luke’s Health Network 
  • Starbucks 
  • The Empire Company 
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot 
  • UPS 
  • Via of Lehigh Valley 

Educational Institutions

  • Cedar Crest College 
  • Moravian College 
  • DeSales University 
  • Muhlenberg College
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College 
  • Northampton Community College 
  • Lehigh Career & Technical Institute 
  • Penn State- Lehigh Valley 
  • McCann School of Business & Technology

Service Providers

  • Northampton Director of Veterans Affairs 
  • Lehigh Director of Veterans Affairs 
We look forward to more events that highlight organizations that are veteran and military friendly but most importantly finding employment for veterans. If you are interested in participating and helping our veterans and their family members, please contact me at

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