2018 Annual E-Report - Page 17

7th Annual Hiring Red, White and You! Statewide Hiring Fair STATEWIDE HIRING FAIR The Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Veterans Commission and Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend hosted the 7th Annual Hiring Red, White & You! Statewide Hiring Fair for local veterans, services members and their spouses on November 8th at the American Bank Center. 550+ Job Seekers Over 550 job seekers attended with more than 120 employers pursuing workers in their prospective industries. The success of this event was evident in the many job seekers who left the job fair with jobs. We sincerely thank all of our staff, employers and Employers community partners who made this annual event successful. 120 Veterans Received Priority Service in 2018 2,836 121 EMPLOYERS 117 VETERANS ATTENDED 500+ TOTAL JOB SEEKERS WFSCB Annual Report 2018 16