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Conemaugh, Van Zandt

set virtual hiring fair

Conemaugh Health System is collaborating with the Van Zandt VA Medical Center to hold a virtual hiring fair for veterans.

This provides an easier pathway for veterans to work within the Conemaugh organization, which offers more than 200 placement opportunities.

Holding this hiring event for veterans during the week of Veterans Day demonstrates how both the VA and Conemaugh are dedicated to veterans.

Each day will target a specific job opportunity for veterans:

— A service job fair for EVS and dietary will be held at 2 p.m. Monday.

— A nursing assistant and mental health technician job fair will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

— A technical/professional job fair will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 12.

— A nursing job fair for MMC, Miners, Meyersdale and Nason will be held at 2 p.m. Friday.

For more information, contact Shaun Shenk at 814-656-1135 or shaun.shenk@va.gov or call Linda Fox at 814-534-1111.

Webinar to discuss

PPP loan forgiveness

The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center and the Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite family are offering the free webinar “PPP Loan Forgiveness: What You Need to Know” from

11 a.m. to noon Nov. 12.

John Horell of Sickler, Tarpey & Associates will provide an overview of the application process, review the risk involved with the loan forgiveness process, discuss the tax impact of these loans, provide best ways to work with your lender and review other tax considerations to generate operating cash for your business.

Go to the Altoona LaunchBox website to register.


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