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This month the Wisconsin Employment Resource Connection (WERC) assisted its 500th participant in finding meaningful employment. It is a distinct honor to help service members and families’ transition from active duty service to finding a career path that is significant to them. This process can be daunting if you are alone and don’t know where [...]

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The holidays are right around the corner. Stores are opening on Thanksgiving, extending their hours, offering Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals, and slashing prices, trying to lure shoppers. The holiday music is playing and everyone is getting into the holiday spirit of gift giving. It is easy to get side-tracked and spend too much [...]

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The Wisconsin Philharmonic will host the Salute to Veterans of the Korean and Cold War on November 10th. 3:00 p.m., at the Carroll University, Shattuck Auditorium.   The featured soprano is Kelli Cramer and the show will be narrated by Henry Fogel.  Veterans in the audience will be entered in a drawing to win an Honor [...]

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In an effort to reduce Veteran unemployment, the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 was passed and signed into law last November. Included in this new law is the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) for unemployed 35 to 60 year old Veterans, which will begin on July 1, 2012 – we will begin accepting [...]

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