Paychecks for Patriots,” a free job fair for veterans, is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in Hollywood. Organized by the employment agency CareerSource Broward, the event will take place at the agency’s South Center, 7550 Davie Road Extension.
Last year’s “Paychecks for Patriots” drew more than 200 job-seekers, according to the agency. The first two hours of the hiring fair will be dedicated to veterans only, with the remaining hours open to the public.
Employers scheduled to participate include the city of Sunrise and Broward County, Wells Fargo, W Fort Lauderdale, Burlington, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Lowe’s and Bank of America.
The event is hosted in partnership with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Florida National Guard, Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs and Mission United. Register for the hiring event at Careersourcebroward.com.