Convention job fair registration now online

Job-seeking veterans, National Guardsmen, reservists and their spouses in the upper Midwest are encouraged to attend a "Hiring Our Heroes" job fair during The American Legion's 93rd annual national convention in Minneapolis.

The hiring event, co-hosted by the Legion, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Twin Cities-area chambers, is set for Aug. 27 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave. S. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

About 100 employers are tentatively expected to be represented at the job fair. They will be from a variety of industries, ranging from insurance firms and government agencies to high-tech companies.

Those wishing to attend are encouraged to register online here to guarantee entrance. Admission is free.