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WISCONSIN EXPANDS WORKFORCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MILITARY SPOUSES OF NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS

WISCONSIN EXPANDS WORKFORCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MILITARY SPOUSES OF NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS
Coverage of our event Feb 14th introducing the state to Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone coming to WI in support the Guard and Reserve families.

Military spouse: community asset and valued employee

Military spouse: community asset and valued employee
Military spouses are assets to businesses and communities across Wisconsin. Their burden and sacrifice are often overlooked but are nevertheless essential to our military and national defense. Employers have an important role to play in supporting these military families and allowing their service member to focus on their mission — protecting and defending the United States.

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber operating accelerator for military entrepreneurs at Ward 4

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber operating accelerator for military entrepreneurs at Ward 4
Looking to fill spots for 2019's Command Post cohort.  Through Command Post, veteran entrepreneurs receive one year of free membership to Ward 4, mentorship, business coaching, access to educational programming, and can attend exclusive networking and educational events hosted by the Veterans Chamber of Commerce at no cost. 

"Ready to Work" Table of Experts on military veteran employment

"Ready to Work" Table of Experts on military veteran employment
"Military veterans typically enter the workforce later than most, but when they arrive, they’re ready to go and ready to lead. The challenge for th...

WISCONSIN DESIGNATED AS FIRST NATIONAL GUARD & RESERVE COMPONENT MILITARY SPOUSE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ZONE IN NATION

WISCONSIN DESIGNATED AS FIRST NATIONAL GUARD & RESERVE COMPONENT MILITARY SPOUSE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ZONE IN  NATION

The Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone (MSEEZ) program is focused on combating the economic impact military spouse's unemployment and underemployment have on 21st century military families by facilitating collaboration between local and national employers, educational institutions and community resources. The program is a collaboration with multiple state agencies including the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.  

Wi Veterans Chamber on Wi Eye – Newsmakers With Steve Walters

Wi Veterans Chamber on Wi Eye – Newsmakers With Steve Walters
Catch our Executive Director and two of the fabulous leaders of our Madison branch on WI Eye – Newsmakers with Steve Walters. They discuss the WI V...

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber Announces Partnership With Streetshares

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber Announces Partnership With Streetshares
We are excited to partner with StreetShares to  offer veteran entrepreneurs and business owners the resources they need to be successful,” said Sau...