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Veteran Suit Drive a Success

Armed Forces Connection suit drive for New Hampshire veterans successful in December, more planned.

Bedford, NH, January 11, 2007 --( Armed Forces Connection (AFC), held its First Annual Suit Drive throughout the month of December 2006.  Through the generosity of many NH business and citizens, we were able to donate approximately 250 and women’s business suits and professional attire to local veterans and their families.

Recipients are currently residing in transitional housing including Veteran F.I.R.S.T. Homeless Shelter and Liberty House.  Other suit drops are scheduled this month.  AFC is hoping that these donations will assist veterans and their families who are looking for employment.  AFC is committed to providing free to veterans to help highlight their talents and stand out to prospective employers.  “The Veterans Suit Drive is just a small step in the process,” stated Shelby Russell, Executive Director of AFC. “It was a great success and AFC is looking forward to organizing this event again this year.”  AFC was joined in delivering suits to local shelters by NH Representative, Frank Emiro, and NH Air Force Association President, Louis Emond.

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About AFC
Armed Forces Connection (AFC) offers veterans and their families a broad range of free services to ensure a smooth transition from military service to civilian employment.  These services include career and educational counseling, global job board, and informational resources for financing and locating a home.  In addition, employers and recruiting agencies have the opportunity to post jobs and recruit veterans and family members directly from AFC.  Rewarding benefits for businesses include a global resume search, international job postings, candidate skill evaluation and testing, and competitive cost advantage.  Armed Forces Connection - "Helping Those Who Defend Us."

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Armed Forces Connection
Alix Dobkowski
Shelby Russell, Executive Director

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