Embassy Suites to Host NC State Grange Employment Event   

Fayetteville (NC) - “Joining Forces to Bring Veterans and Careers Together” will be held June 24 at the Embassy Suites, Fayetteville/Ft. Bragg.  This event is sponsored by the NC State Grange. 

According to the North Carolina Center for Military Employment, between 2015 and 2018 78,000 service members will transition out of NC Military installations.  The NC State Grange wants to unite the military community with agribusiness and other industries to help veterans connect with job opportunities.

Agribusiness, finance, logistics, and manufacturing employers from across North Carolina are registered. Gold sponsors include Farm Credit and Live Oak Bank.   Silver sponsors include Butterball, Harris Teeter, and Smithfield. 

Other employers attending include

  • Aerotek
  • Associated Training Services
  • City of Fayetteville - Fire, Police, and Parks and Rec
  • Department of Public Safety (NC Dept of Corrections)
  • DeVry Education Group
  • Food Lion
  • Hog Slat
  • KDH Defense Systems, Inc.
  • Lowe's Home Improvements
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • NC Dept of Ag - grading employment
  • NC Dept of Public Instruction - Troops to Teachers
  • NC Highway Patrol
  • Pfizer
  • Cumberland County Dept of Public Health
  • Uber

NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, College of Agriculture and Life Science (NCSU), Fayetteville Technical Community College, and Mt. Olive University will attend, as well as Cumberland County Cooperative Extension and representatives from the USDA Farm Service Agency.   

About the NC State Grange:

The North Carolina State Grange is a family-oriented organization committed to serving its members through a variety of programs and services.  The Grange promotes agriculture as an essential industry for our economy. Grassroots involvement in governmental issues is promoted through the development of legislative policy and through the encouragement of political participation. 

 About the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) 

The FACVB is a private, not-for-profit organization responsible for positioning Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, sporting events and individual travel. For additional information, visit www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com or call 1-888-98-HEROES.