The Philadelphia Soul and the Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network announce that they will co-host a Military job fair on Sunday, July 8 during the Soul Military Appreciation Night.
is a great opportunity for military veterans that are currently
searching for work in the Philadelphia area," said Soul COO/VP John
Adams. "This is a perfect fit for a night set to honor and support our
servicemen and women."
job fair will take place on the Broad Street Mezzanine level starting
at halftime and running through the end of the third quarter. You must
have proof of Military service to participate. Up to 10 local companies
will be on hand for the job fair including Septa, Prodigal Security,
First Financial, CINTAS, New York Life, the Philadelphia Police
Department and more.
Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network is a non-profit organization
whose primary mission is to provide pre-employment education and career
services to transitioning military service members and local veterans;
to ensure veterans have programs and initiatives available to accelerate
their job search.
active and retired military personnel receive a free ticket to the July
8 game with proof of service, including military identification. Family
of military servicemen and women will receive a special rate of $20 per
ticket. Kickoff is set for 6:05 p.m.
night will include a program designed to honor the men and women who
fight to preserve our freedom. The program will include an in-game
salute of honor to all the servicemen and women in the crowd from
Brigadier General John L. Gronski of the Unites States Army. Lieutenant
Justin Legg of the US Navy Seals (retired) will wrap up the night with
at 20-minute post-game inspirational speech.
you are an active or retired member of any branch of the United States
Armed Forces, tickets are available in advance at
www.PhiladelphiaSoul.Com/USA, by calling the Soul offices at
215-253-4900, ext. 3, or the day of the game at the Wells Fargo Center