Steamboat briefs: Dance, technical scholarship applications are available
December 24, 2012
Steamboat Dance Theatre is accepting applications for the Amy Flint Memorial Scholarship for Dance and Technical Production Training. The scholarship will be awarded to someone who never has danced but is looking for the opportunity to purse his or her dance dream or to someone looking to further his or her education in the field of technical production. To apply, visit http://www.steamboatdancetheatre.org and click on the "scholarship" tab.
Job search tools now are available to area veterans
As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs ongoing implementation of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, the VA has developed a comprehensive toolkit for veterans and employers about the VOW to Hire Heroes Act and the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program. Find more information about the programs and application procedures at http://www.benefits.va.gov/VOW or call the VA National Call Center at 1-800-827-1000.
A new website also has been designed to help military veterans find jobs in the transportation industry. Job seekers can find what training and certification is needed for civilian jobs, determine what career fits best with their backgrounds and search for available jobs in their field. Learn more at http://www.dot.gov/veteranstransportationcareers.