|We at Goodwill of Orange County have a history of reaching out to this country’s service men and women, a commitment that was recently recognized by California State Senator Lou Correa. Senator Correa (who also serves as Chair of the Senate Veterans Committee), Goodwill of Orange County, and the Black Chamber of Commerce recently honored individuals, organizations, and businesses for their outstanding dedication to the veteran|
|community at an event held at our Fitness Center in Santa Ana just prior to this month’s national Veterans Day celebration.Goodwill of Orange County was among one of the honorees, as we continue to welcome veterans of any era, as well as through a Beyond Jobs grant for unemployed and underemployed women. Last spring, we also promoted a special Boots to Suits Veteran Program where we gave U.S. veterans and active military members $50 towards clothing and accessories to help prepare for employment. Veterans also received career counseling during their visit.The recent recognition placed us in good company with the following fellow honorees:
As veterans move from military to civilian roles, they face several unique challenges which currently include a strained economy and massive unemployment rates. We’re hoping to alleviate a small bit of stress by providing training and job placement support. We place a high value on the people we serve and we are grateful for Veteran’s service to our country.
OC Goodwill “Our Ongoing … Senator Lou Correa”. OC Goodwill Blog.
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