VETERANS HIRING EVENT HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH AMERICAN FREEDOM FESTIVAL WASHINGTON
1st Annual Veterans Hiring Event to be Held Before Concert from 9am – 3pm
Fairfax, VA – (October 11, 2011) The first annual Veterans Hiring Event will be held in conjunction with the American Freedom Festival Washington presented by SKYDEX and CareerBuilder from 9am – 3pm Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the Patriot Center at George Mason University in Fairfax. This first time event will bring together major companies from throughout the Washington National Capitol Region to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our veterans. Attending veterans will have the chance to talk with employers, submit qualifications, and even participate in job interviews on the spot. Attendance at the Veterans Hiring Event is free and open to veterans and active duty military.
Security Financial, TRAX International, NJVC, Northrop Grumman, Accenture and Microsoft are answering the call of supporting our veterans by being the first to sign up to participate in the Veterans Hiring Event. In addition, the Veterans Administration (VA), U.S. Office of Personnel Management Veterans Services, Department of Defense Civilian Personnel Management System, Department of Labor and Department of Energy have all stepped up to participate and make veterans aware of services available to them.
At 7:30pm , the American Freedom Festival Washington will kick off with a major concert featuring tributes to our military, presentations and a performance by multi-platinum rock band, Daughtry. This concert honors our veterans and the men and women of America’s armed forces while benefiting various organizations that serve and support veterans, active duty military, wounded warriors and their families throughout the country.
For information about the Veterans Hiring Event, including sponsorships and other participation opportunities, please call Jim Hatch of MarCom Group at (703) 218-1600.
Concert Ticket Information: Tickets for the American Freedom Festival at the Patriot Center on Saturday, November 12 at 7:30pm are $39.50, $69.50, $89.50 and $139.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are on sale now. Tickets are available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Patriot Center box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT (7328), 202-397-SEAT (7328), 410-547-SEAT (7328) or 800-551-SEAT (7328). Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 703-993-3035.
Military Tickets: Military tickets will be available at a discount through the Patriot Center box office and ITT/ITR/Ticket offices at the following locations:
Annapolis Anacostia Annex
ITT Office (Attn: Erin Baki) Nathaniel Roach, ITT Manager
89 Bennion Road Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
NDW East Annapolis Naval Station 12 Brookley Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401-1119 Washington, D.C. 20032
TEL: 410-293-9210 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Belvoir OSD/JS Welfare & Recreation
Mr. Ryan Moran, Com Ctr Mgr Ms. Lee Wheeler, Office Manager
Building No. 1200, Taylor Road OSD/JS Welfare & Recreation
(Community Club) 1155 Defense, The Pentagon, Room 1B843
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060 Washington, DC 20301-1155
email@example.com TEL: 703-695-5338
TEL: 703-805-4382 or 3714
Air Force Recreation Services
Ms. Debbie Snyder
1295 Air Force Pentagon, Room 5E932
Washington, DC 20330-1205
Multi-platinum rock band Daughtry has scored 4 No.1 hits, garnered 4 Grammy nominations, sold over 7 million albums and played sold out concerts around the world in less than 4 years. Daughtry’s self-titled debut was the fastest selling rock debut in Soundscan history and its follow up Leave This Town is the quintet’s second consecutive No. 1 album. The band is currently in the studio recording their new record due later this year. In addition to recording and touring, Daughtry is also dedicated to using its position to raise awareness about a number of charitable causes. For more information about the band, visit Daughtry’s Web site, www.daughtryofficial.com.
About The American Freedom Foundation, Inc.
The American Freedom Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 public benefit corporation organized to honor the men and women of America’s armed forces and raise awareness for their service and sacrifices and raise money for various organizations that serve and support our veterans, active duty military, wounded warriors and their families. Special emphasis is directed to welfare and educational issues facing those wounded in action, those disabled and families and children of veterans killed in action in conflicts throughout the world. Throughout its short history, the American Freedom Foundation has made grants in excess of $750,000 to more than 30 military organizations. The American Freedom Festivals are a series of concert events that take place across the country featuring music performers, actors, athletes, dignitaries and other supporters, joining together to help support and fulfill the mission of the American Freedom Foundation, Inc.
About CareerBuilder.com, LLC.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset – their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States with more than 22 million unique visitors, 1 million jobs and 40 million resumes. CareerBuilder works with the world’s top employers, providing resources for everything from employment branding and data analysis to recruitment support. More than 9,000 websites, including 140 newspapers and broadband portals such as MSN and AOL, feature CareerBuilder’s proprietary job search technology on their career sites. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), Tribune Company and The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI), CareerBuilder and its subsidiaries operate in the United States, Europe, Canada and Asia. For more information, visit http://www.careerbuilder.com
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The MarCom Group/Veterans Hiring Event
American Freedom Foundation, Inc.
(202) 628-3200 x6042
Tom Muzquiz (Daughtry)
RCA Music Group