Military Appreciation Week events NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, SANDHILLS PROSPERITY ZONE RECOGNIZES MILITARY SPOUSES' EFFORTS IN SUPPORT OF SERVICE MEMBERS’ CAREERS
Fayetteville, NC - In advance of Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 12, 2023, NC Department of Commerce, Sandhills Prosperity Zone plans a week-long celebration of the extraordinary contributions of military spouses in support of their families, community and loved ones in uniform.
The celebration will have a regional aspect including remote events in Hoke and Moore Counties (9/11 May respectively) and a three day affair (8-9 and 11 May) in Fayetteville. The Fayetteville portion of the celebration will consist of the following:
Day One Monday, May 8, 2023 Iron Mike Conference Center Fort Bragg
Military Spouse Panel Discussion/Round Table Meetings. The morning activities will include a 5-6 member panel of current and former military spouses discussing the issues they faced during the periods that their partner served on active duty in the military. The afternoon sessions (round table) would be devoted to carving out resolutions to some of the problems discussed in the morning discussions. A Military Spouse of the Year Award will be presented as portion of the First Day’s events. We anticipate an audience of 100-150 spouses.
Day Two Tuesday 9 May 2023 Fayetteville State University
Workshops for Entrepreneurship/Employment Planning and Preparation/VA Benefits/Disability Benefits.
These workshops are intended to introduce the spouse to the diverse resources available to assist/support them in all phases of life. The workshops will run simultaneously 9am-5pm. Fifty to sixty spouses are expected to participate in each workshop.
Day 3 Thursday 11 May 2023 Fayetteville State University
Career and Resources Fair
NC WORKS FAYETTEVILLE will host 70-80 employers and resource providers from a varied array of occupations/fields to provide employment opportunities and information relating to critical community and government resources. Though the focus of this event is military spouses and veterans it will be open to the public. It is anticipated that more than 500 job seekers will attend.
Company Name: The Mo You Know
Contact Person: ShaDonna "Mo" McPhaul
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Phone: 1-844-Mo-Grows (664-7697)
State: NORTH CAROLINA
Country: United States