The Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair will return to Berks County Wednesday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel, 1741 Papermill Road, Wyomissing.

The free, one-day event is open to veterans of any age, active military and military families.

Presented by OLP Events, the Veterans’ Expo will connect active and retired military members and their families with the benefits and resources available to them through local community-service providers, healthcare professionals, VA benefits counselors, VFWs and American Legions.

The 9 a.m. opening ceremony will include the Presenting of Colors by the Marine Corps League as well as words from JoAnn Gruber, Berks Encore director of development, and Dale Derr, director of the Berks County Department of Veterans Affairs.

Exhibitors will also include a broad range of businesses, from home improvement, legal services and finance to retirement living and insurance.

In addition, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will have a Veterans Outreach Van stationed in the parking lot, and the Cigna Health Improvement Tour van will be offering a range of free health screenings.

The Job Fair is an opportunity for transitioning military to meet face-to-face with employers to discuss available positions.

Employers will be present from a large range of industries, including construction, management, administrative/clerical, warehouse, sales, customer service, manufacturing, banking, computer tech/IT and more.

Job seekers can also visit the Resource Center for employment counseling, resume reviews and information on VA Medicare benefits.

Event sponsors include 50plus LIFE, BCTV, Cigna Health Improvement Tour, Disabled American Veterans, Pennsylvania State Headquarters VFW, Tower Health, Worley and Obetz, Inc. and WFYL.

For more information on the Veterans Expo & Job Fair, call (717) 285-1350 or visit

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