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Veterans of America KCReCon

Looking for veterans with real-world job experience? Connect with a talented veteran workforce at this free networking event. You’ll be introduced to veterans who are already pros in their field. Check out the “For Businesses” tab for information on registering as a business.


Friday, October 12, 2018
LOCATION: Marriot Kansas City Overland Park
10800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66210

5-6:30 p.m. 
Featured Speaker: Bob Young, biz2biz connect
6:30-7 p.m.
Business affiliates arrive; Guest Speaker: Zeke Crozier of Handy Cappin
7-9 p.m.
Social Networking

Saturday, October 13, 2018
LOCATION: Johnson County Community College
Regnier Center 101

9:30-10 a.m. 
Arrival and seating
10-10:15 a.m.
Opening remarks - Paul Kyle, Dean of Student Services
10:15-11:05 a.m.
Guest Speaker: Patrick Benson, War Horses
Working Smarter, Not Harder: Sharing SVA Chapter Events, Programs and Ideas for Increasing Recruitment/Engagement- Kevin Farell, KU
noon-12:45 p.m.
Partnering with your local VSO- Stephen Navarro VFW/SVA State Student Veterans Representative
12:45-1:10 p.m.
Lunch Arrives
1:10-1:45 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Anthony Lowe and Richard McKenna, Veterans of Foreign Wars (National)
2-2:45 p.m.
Building Your Brand and Finding that Value Add
3-4 p.m.
Utilizing the local National Guard
4:10-5:10 p.m.
Career Business Series - Michael Bearth, WSU
5:20-6 p.m.
Open Forum: Question and Answer (Campus-Specific Problems)
6 p.m.
Closing Remarks