Opportunity for businesses to connect with Veterans and Military Families

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –CareerSource Capital Region is proud to participate in the 6th annual Paychecks for Patriots – a hiring fair dedicated to Veterans, active military, and their families.

Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Fair
November 15, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Florida State University Turnbull Conference Center

The morning will include a Veteran Friendly Employer Recognition Ceremony to recognize local businesses in the Capital Region who are devoted to hiring veterans.

Paychecks for Patriots will be an outstanding opportunity for local recruiters to meet veterans, active duty, reserve components and military families,” said Kara Palmer Smith, Senior Director at CareerSource Capital Region. “This unique hiring fair allows us to address the employment needs of veterans, by bridging the gap between veteran’s seeking employment and local businesses in the Capital Region.”

The CareerSource Florida network is hosting multiple Paychecks for Patriots events during November across the state of Florida. State partners include the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Florida National Guard, the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs, and the CareerSource Florida network. For information about other Paychecks for Patriots events happening across the state, visit

Local businesses with open positions are encouraged to contact CareerSource Capital Region to register. There is no cost to attend. Businesses can register online at or call (850) 617-4645

CareerSource Capital Region’s Paychecks for Patriots hiring fair is exclusively sponsored by St. Mark’s Powder.  Media partners include ABC 27 WTXL and 103.1 The Wolf.


October 23, 2018


Selena Coles
Office (850) 617-4554, Cell (850) 508-1698


About CareerSource Capital Region

CareerSource Capital Region connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. Solutions for career seekers include one-on-one career advising, interviewing and resume-writing assistance, employment workshops, and labor market information. Solutions for employers include recruitment assistance, skills assessments for applicants, customized training, and information on tax incentives. Employers and career seekers are matched through the Employ Florida Marketplace system. All solutions are provided at no cost. Programs funded through CareerSource Capital Region are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network.