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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Two representatives from local trucking companies will be on hand at the Kino Veterans' Workforce Center on Tuesday, July 15 to speak about job opportunities and their hiring process.

On hand to speak to veterans will be Ramona Garcia, Regional Director of Admissions at HDS Truck Driving Institute and Lynda Thomas, owner/operator and contract administrator with DSW Inc. The workshop begins at 8:30 a.m. and will end by 11:30 a.m. at 2801 E. Ajo Way.

For those interested in attending this free workshop, call (520) 740-4646 or (520) 243-6700 to register.

Since its opening in 2012, the Kino Veterans' Workforce center offers the following services:

Peer support, drop-ins welcome; career counseling and job search assistance; help with resumes, interviews and phone techniques; skill and aptitude assessment; computer labs and office equipment; behavioral health services and recovery; occupational skills training; adult education, tutoring and study skills; benefits counseling and claims assistance - education, medical care, disability; assistance with housing and other basic needs during transition to employment; business recruitment and workforce training assistance.

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