Veterans to connect with 70 employers at event

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Veterans will have the opportunity to connect with 500 job openings and some employment workshops on Thursday, at the Connecticut Street Armory.

The Hiring Our Heroes event will begin at 8:30 a.m. with employment workshops and then a job fair will begin at 10 a.m. featuring around 70 employers. It runs until 1 p.m. Jobseekers can click this link to sign up for the job fair.

“New York’s Veterans have made incredible sacrifices in the service of our state and nation, and connecting them with jobs and other professional opportunities is an important way that we can support them for years to come,” Governor Andrew Cuomo said. “This job fair is bringing more than 500 open employment positions to veterans looking for work, and I encourage all veterans in the Buffalo-area to come out and learn more about how we can help advance their careers.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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