State Announces Veterans and Diversity Hiring Expo at Dillon Stadium

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The Connecticut Department of Labor is partnering with the Hartford Athletic for the first annual Veterans and Diversity Hiring Expo at Dillon Stadium.

The event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 7 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Dillon Stadium in Hartford.

Up to 40 organizations are expected to participate. Those organizations are ones that "support a diverse workforce providing opportunities for veterans, people of color, women, and those with disabilities," according to an announcement on the expo website.

"Serving our veterans, diverse communities, and those who need us most is one of our most important jobs as a government and as neighbors," Gov. Ned Lamont said in part in a statement.

All registered attendees will also receive a free ticket to the Hartford Athletic Veterans and Military Appreciation Night match vs. Louisville City FC that evening at 7 p.m.

The event will be free to attend though people planning to partcipate are encouraged to register online at

Employers looking to host a table at the event can contact Eric Horn at

The below list of employers planning to attend comes from the event site:

  • Aflac
  • Amazon
  • Army National Guard
  • ATI Metals East Hartford Operations
  • Beebe Landscape Design
  • Chapel Haven Schliefer Center
  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Connecticut Department of Administrative Services
  • Connecticut Department of Transportation
  • CT Fastrak/CT Transit
  • Connecticut Lottery Corporation
  • Connecticut State Colleges
  • Data-Mail
  • Dog Star Rescue
  • Dungarvin Connecticut, LLC
  • Dupli - Envelope & Graphics
  • Eastern CT Health Network
  • Eljen Corporation
  • Fed Ex Ground
  • Hartford Athletic
  • Home Depot
  • Home Instead
  • Horizon Services
  • HP Hood
  • ITW Graphics
  • Journey Found
  • LAZ Parking
  • Lighting Affiliates, LTD
  • Manafort Brothers, Inc.
  • Metal Finishing Technologies
  • The Metropolitan District (MDC)
  • MFR Property Services LLC
  • Navarro Trucking
  • O&G Industries
  • Powerscreen New England
  • Propark Mobility
  • River Ridge at Avon
  • Stop & Shop
  • The Reserves Network
  • Torrington Savings Bank
  • UConn Dining Services
  • UPS
  • US Army
  • USA Haul
  • W+D North America
  • West Hartford Police Department
  • Windows Restorations of CT
  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • Zoe's ProEdge Painting
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