Harrisonburg Chamber hosts Military Support Fair

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce is hosting its second annual Military Support Fair on Wednesday, March 23, from 4-7 p.m.

The Fair will be held at the JMU Festival Conference & Student Center located on 1301 Carrier Drive in Harrisonburg.This event is brought to you by the Shenandoah Valley Energy Partnership and JMU Outreach & Engagement.

“The overwhelming and positive response from our Military Support Fair in 2010 has set stage for our second annual event,” says Frank Tamberrino, president of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce.

The Military Support Fair brings together more than 45 organizations from federal, statewide and local agencies that provide programs and services to active and retired military personnel and their families. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about resources that are available to them, including financial assistance, medical claim services, Veteran entrepreneurial opportunities and more.

Booth space sold out early! Some of our 2011 exhibitors include The Department of Veteran Affairs, Virginia Wounded Warriors, The Salem Medical Mobile Unit, JMU-ROTC, RMH Healthcare, and many more!

“The Military Support Fair is an initiative of the Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee,” says Dr. James Shaeffer of James Madison University, Chamber board member, and Chair of the Military Affairs Committee. “The purpose of this event is to thank the brave men and women who have or who are currently serving our country in uniform.”

Admission to this event is free and open to the public. For more information, including a complete list of exhibitors, go online to www.hrchamber.org or call 540.434.3862.

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