YesVets Employer Recognition Ceremony  

Guest speaker Matt Griffin of Combat Flip Flops

July 9, 2019 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

State Reception Room, Capitol Building  |  416 Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia

The Employment Security Department, in partnership with Washington Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Commerce, Washington State Military Transition Council, Washington State SHRM, and local chambers of commerce across the state, want to honor the employers of Washington state who have hired veterans In the past three years, nearly 4000 veterans have been hired. Thank you to all the employers who have choosen to say “yes” to hiring veterans.

Program schedule:

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  • Welcome
  • Presentation of Colors and National Anthem
    Department of Corrections Color Guard
  • Introduction and multimedia presentation
  • Hire-A-Vet Awards
  • Impact of YesVets
    Alfie Alvarado-Ramos, Director, Department of Veteran Affairs
  • YesVets Update
    Suzi LeVine, Commissioner, Employment Security Department
  • Featured speaker
    Matt Griffin, CEO, Combat Flip Flops
  • Closing