Free employer training for Virginia Values Veterans Program

brcc blue ridge community collegeShenandoah Valley employers are being invited to explore the many ways veterans can be the ideal solution to business talent needs at a free Virginia Values Veterans training event on March 20, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at Blue Ridge Community College’s Plecker Center at 1 College Lane, Weyers Cave.

The training covers nationally recognized best practices in recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly-skilled and dependable Veterans, as well as provides information on qualifying for the V3 Program $10,000 Veteran Employment Grant. All courses required to become V3 certifies are included.

The V3 Program is an official Commonwealth of Virginia Program, authorized under the Code of Virginia (§ 2.2-2001.2). It is organized under the directorate of Veterans Education, Training, and Employment (VETE), within the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS), an agency of the Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs.

Space is limited, so all interested businesses should register at Bit.ly/CVAMarch2018. Free parking and lunch provided.

UVA Basketball Fans!

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Buy here.




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